No matter which part of Canada you explore for its food scene, there’s something delicious in every corner. Different cuisines, different flavours, available with ease. The same can be said for restaurants in Montreal. And now the city got a new one, to showcase the offerings of Peruvian-Japanese cuisine. Named as Nikkei, the restaurant is located at Laurier Avenue East and it offers an uncomplicated and flavourful menu.
Restaurants in Montreal – Nikkei
The menu is short and sweet, offering a focused selection of mains and one dessert item. Whether you’re looking for meat, seafood or vegetarian dishes, the restaurant has a range of options.
Some of the main course items include Hamburguesitas (Grilled pork marinated in ail panka), Tiradito Nikkei (Salmon sashimi), Tepanyaki de Lotus y hongos (Lotus root and mushrooms on the plancha), Yakitori del bosque (King mushroon, eggplant and tofu marinated in aji amarillo and ponzu) and others.
For dessert, there’s Suspiro Nikkei. The dish is comprised of Miso manjar blanco, and meringue with a sesame caramel tile.
Nikkei puts emphasis on bringing customers all the vibrant flavours of Peruvian ingredients, while putting the spotlight on Japanese cooking techniques. The culinary section of the team is headed by Daniel S. Reyes and Michelangelo Miceli, who act as executive chefs.
The restaurant is situated at 1577 Laurier Avenue East. Nikkei accepts reservations and you can book a spot through the website.