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Fairmount Bagel

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Neighborhood:
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Bagels
As featured in Best Food in Montreal
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74 Fairmount, Montreal, Quebec H2T2M2, Canada
514-272-0667
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 41
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
When they're good they are memorable

I have visited a his place a few hundred times and mostly the experience is memorable. When the right cook is present,the bagels are well worth the trip,which is most of the time but not always. Give yourself the privilege of tasting that magical moment by going on different occasions . Maybe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Rene V
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Montreal
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Montreal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I have visited a his place a few hundred times and mostly the experience is memorable. When the right cook is present,the bagels are well worth the trip,which is most of the time but not always. Give yourself the privilege of tasting that magical moment by going on different occasions . Maybe you'll be able to figure out who are... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The bagels here were very good, as are any wood oven Montreal bagels! However, this is a takeaway only location. We ordered bagels and ate them as we walked back to the metro. If you're looking for a sit down place with coffee, I recommend St Viateur. If you want bagels on the go, or if you want to buy... More 

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Montreal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Always amazing - Cash only - Friendly staff - Line up moves quickly - Always tastes best when hot out of the oven.

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

They say Montreal bagels are some of the best in the world, and I personally prefer MTL bagels to NYC bagels... Fairmount and St-Viateur bagels are the best of the best. It's a toss up as to who makes the better bagel; ask any Montrealer and they'll definitely have a preference, but not know why. For me, a fresh Fairmount... More 

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Laval, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Best bagels in town. Love the variety they offer. If you want "doughier" bagels, go to the other place. But I like these ones. Open 24/7

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I totally love those bagels ! Get a warm sesame seed one and try the poppy seed! Don't think you'll be disappointed..

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Toronto, Canada
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211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is Montreal at it's best. The bagel! It's so good you will have trouble to stop eating these warm bagels. This is a must!!!!

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Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

So Fairmount isnt a sit down place like some of the other local bagel shops, you can only do takeaway. That being said, the experience of walking home with a sack of still steaming and delicious smelling bagels is a challenge. You want to find a curb to sit on so you can munch on a few. When visiting Montreal... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I come here often for the past 10 years and I have to say that they make the world's greatest bagels ! Always hot and fresh. We always eat a bunch of them in the car on our way back home !

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have been going there for the last 30 years. Day, lunch and night time. The bagel are always hot and fresh. Every time I buying bagel I end up with sesame seeds all over my car seat. You also find , cream cheese, smoke salmon, all what you need to feast. No matter what time is it! Very good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Fairmount, Montreal, Quebec H2T2M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: 514-272-0667

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bagels

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Neighborhood Profile
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.