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Montreal may not be thought about as a location for Spanish food. Yet, there are quite some restaurants serving up the paprika-tinged flavours of the Iberian Peninsula with flair. Tapas is possibly one of Spain's best-known exports. Hence, restaurants serving those little plates (and their loved ones, like Basque pintxos) are well represented. This map considers those that offer Spanish-style tapas (in contrast to restaurant making use of "tapas" as a euphemism for "small plates"). Beyond those small bites, there's likewise a variety of even more general Spanish dining establishments, some regional experts (for instance, places serving Catalan food), as well as some combination options-- below are the very best location to consume

1. Tapeo

In the heart of Villeray, Tapeo's wide food selection consists of hot and cold tapas offerings and a vast array of Spanish white wines. If you're coming en masse, the cook's table (seating up to 18 individuals) allows guests to see chef-owner Marie-Fleur St-Pierre in action. The desserts-- consisting of warm, mouthwatering churros as well as crème catalane-- are especially recommended. Mondays are reserved for private groups.

Location: 511 Rue Villeray, Montréal QC H2R 1H5, Canada

Tel: (514) 495-1999

2. Bo' Dégât

Maintaining it straightforward and tasty, Bo' Dégât, near Beaubien metro, offers tapas and wine in a streamlined modern setup. Choices include spicy pork rolls, omelettes, and also Spanish-Portuguese bacalao (salty cod). All up, it's an enjoyable food selection with several vegan choices and a terrific area to go with buddies.

Location: 1392 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal QC H2G 1K9, Canada

Tel: (514) 567-3051

3. Mesón

The more youthful sister dining establishment to Marie-Fleur St-Pierre's excellent Tapeo, Villeray's Mesón is a casually stylish restaurant offering weekend break breakfast and lunch and dinner from Monday to Saturday. Recipes consist of octopus with paprika and mussels in a piri marinate, yet the rarity below is cocas, a Catalan flatbread that can be wonderful or salted.

Location: 345 Rue Villeray, Montréal QC H2R 1G8, Canada

Tel: (514) 439-9089

4. Ibéricos

A classy Plateau resto-wine bar with a fun ambience, Ibéricos has an artful interior with chalkboard art, cosy lighting, and plates from cook Haissam Souki Tamayo hails from Venezuela and also has refined his cooking knowledge around the globe. Each part of the menu has at least one vegan choice.

Location: 4475 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal QC H2J 2L2, Canada

Tel: (514) 845-4475

5. Taza Flores

Though Taza Flores isn't strictly Spanish, its tapas food selection preserves a Mediterranean style, blending Spanish and Moroccan impacts. The casual elegance of the interior design shows the preferences of owners Gilbert and Harry Marciano, restauranteurs with global experience, however, an affinity for Montreal. It's obtained a warm environment, friendly vibes, and also an excellent area in Mile End.

Location: 5375 Av du Parc, Montréal QC H2V 4G9, Canada

Tel: (514) 274-5516