Discover Japanese culture and gastronomy in Montreal during Japan Week!

Japan Week is an event that celebrates and showcases what the city has to offer in the way of Japanese restaurants, stores, cultural offerings and associations. A captivating immersion in Japanese culture and gastronomy in the heart of Montreal!

Japan WeekJapan Week invites Montrealers to explore and savour Japan without leaving their city! Through restaurants, boutiques and cultural activities, celebrate and discover the richness of this fascinating country. The public can discover a vast array of Japanese products and dishes, and experience unforgettable moments of celebration and discovery.

● More than 20 restaurants to discover or rediscover:
Ichigo Ichie / IRU Izakaya / Juni / Neo Tokyo Ramen / Noren / Okeya Kyujiro / Osmo x Marusan / Ramen isshin / Restaurant LeDon Donburi / Restaurant nozy / Sansotei Ramen / Tsukuyomi Ramen / Umami Ramen & Izakaya / Yokato Yokabai / Yen Cuisine Japonaise

● More than 20 boutiques and patisseries:
Centre Taiyo / Couteaux Japonais Stay Sharp. / Galerie D’Okeya / Sakao Japanese Tea / Kimono Vintage / Komma Rosta / Kyoto Fleurs / L’atelier San-O / Matcha Zanmai / O-Taku Manga Lounge / Pâtisserie Fous Desserts / Pâtisserie T.M. / Thés Guru – Oishi Bar à Matcha / Tsujiri / Uncle Tetsu Montreal

● Cultural activities to discover!
There will be a small Japanese market on the terrace of the trendy Osmo x Marusan presented by Marché à la japonaise on May 11 and 12 between 10am and 6pm.

Shibas and Akitas gathering

Photo: Yasuko Tadokoro

Shibas and Akitas gathering

Location: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park dog park
Schedule: Saturday, May 11 at 2 pm (postponed to Sunday, May 12 in case of rain)

The 5th edition of the largest gathering of Shibas and Akitas, in Canada with over 200 participating dogs, these two Japanese breeds that are all the rage! This event aims to provide a unique opportunity for pawrents, Shibas, Akitas and all enthusiasts of these unique breeds of dog to meet, share and celebrate. Those who were lucky enough to take part in 2023 know the euphoric effect of seeing so many Shibas gathered in one place.

The event is open and free to all, whether you’re a Shiba or Akita owner, or simply a fan ofthese iconic breeds.

Register Your Shiba or Akita
Pawrents of shiba or akita are invited to register by following this link: to confirm their presence and receive information about the event.

For more information on all of the participating restaurants, boutiques and cultural activities, visit: