These 7 Montreal mac and cheese creations will have you melting for seconds


KD may be the ultimate comfort food, but these Montreal eateries think outside the box and take mac and cheese to the next level.

From poutine to mac and cheese and wontons to donuts and croquettes, these cheesy versions of the classic dish will have you ordering in seconds. Burger Week is even on board with their own macaroni and cheese masterpiece. Check it out:

Mac and cheese wontons

Where: Deville Dinerbar, 1425 Stanley Street

Price: $17

Reason to try: These fried dumplings are filled with delicious mac and cheese, making them the perfect appetizers at this retro-themed restaurant and bar. Accompanied by a diablo marinara sauce, this savory snack offers the perfect combination of crispy, crunchy and creamy textures.

Mac and cheese burger

A mac and cheese burger.

Courtesy of Le Burger Week.

Where: 3 Brasseurs, 7225, boulevard des Galeries d’Anjou

Price: $20.50

Reason to try: This plant-based patty is topped with caramelized onions, melted smoked Gouda and creamy homemade mac and cheese on a toasted bun. Who needs a cheeseburger with bland American cheese, when you can have this blend of flavors instead?

Mac & Cheese Donuts

Where: Rubs American BBQ, 699 Curé-Labelle Blvd.

Price: $10.50

Reason to try it: This Laval restaurant has combined the perfection of a donut shape with the savory goodness of macaroni and cheese. This appetizer is served with a spicy tomato sauce and replicates the panko crunch of homemade mac and cheese with a blend of five cheeses fried to perfection.

Pogo macaroni and cheese

Price: $20

Where: L’Gros Luxe, 150, rue Bernard Ouest

Reason to try it: If you can’t decide whether you want pogos or mac and cheese, this dish is both comfort foods in one. L’Gros Luxe offers an extensive menu with fresh versions of the pasta dish, including duck macaroni and cheese ($24) and Mac Forestier ($20) which replaces cheddar cheese with a creamy goat cheese sauce .

Fried Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Where: Black Strap BBQ, 4436 Wellington Street

Cost: $9

Reason to try it: These fried mac and cheese bites are so popular that this Verdun restaurant brought them back after a brief hiatus. Each serving comes with three small fist-sized pieces of fried mac and cheese. You’re going to want to pair them with some of Black Strap’s delicious barbecue and smoked meats.

Mac and cheese poutine

Where: Jukebox Burgers, 11798 Salaberry Boulevard

Price: $12.95

Reason to try it: This restaurant has tons of creative mac and cheese options, like the hot dog and cheese ($12.95) and baked wedges ($10.95), which contain the sauce homemade cheese from Jukebox. The mac and cheese poutine is a real highlight with the special gravy mixed with the traditional cheese curds and gravy on the fries.


Where: 1620 Sainte-Catherine Street West

Price: $13.75

Reason to try: Mac and cheese with a bit of crunch is always welcome, and this restaurant chose to add that texture to a classic snack. This dish includes macaroni and cheddar cheese, smoked bacon and Ringolos. The crunchy corn rings sort of replicate the shape of macaroni, plus they add a smoky barbecue flavor to the dish.


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