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Laloux Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.laloux.com/index.html
  • Phone: (514) 287-9127
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 2:30pm;
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, International
  • Executive Chef: Jonathan Lapierre-Réhayem
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: avenue Laval
  • Public Transit: Five minutes walking distance from Sherbrooke metro station.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Pay parking is available on the corner of Roy & St-Denis at a cost of $8.
A word from Laloux
This Plateau Mont-Royal bistro, which opened its doors in 1986, has stayed in step with the times over the years.
Using an environmentally responsible approach, chef Jonathan Lapierre-Réhayem selects fresh, seasonal, local products and presents them simply and inventively.
Enjoy an outstanding wine list with private imports, nature and organic selection. A stunning dining room with high ceilings, framed mirrors, and white linen tablecloths. You will be welcome with effective, discrete and pleasant service.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "You must eat here fantastic sea urchin mousse! Wait staff excellent Great wine list"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I was in Montreal for one night on business. Arrived late and found this restaurant by chance through Open Table. Located in a downtown neighbourhood the food was excellent as was the service. I have recommended this restaurant to several co-workers. A real find with authentic French cuisine."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "For the last few years every time we visit Montreal we make sure to have dinner at Laloux. The service is outstanding with a focus on every little detail, including checking how long it would take for us to walk to our venue after dinner. The sommelier took a special interest in finding us the perfect wine for dinner. And when we asked for his advice on an upcoming meal we are making at home he brought over and opened a bottle of Riesling just for us to taste. The food was out of this world. Each plate had interesting components, including little delectables that the chef had foraged. The lobster and Foi Gras appetizers were delicious and plentiful. Veal sweetbreads were perfect. We may just move to Montreal so we can dine here every night!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This is one of the best French restaurants in Montreal. Everything we ordered was great. Service was impeccable. We are definitely coming back. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • " mayonnaise on the side of my fish (arctic char) -- not a good idea. tenderloin -- not cooked well/not fresh. Too much sauce. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "I travel to Paris quite a few times a year. Laloux reminds me of an upscale restaurant you find in Paris. We enjoyed the main course and deserts the most. The quanitity is enough for even a young adult. The flavors are original. Very much like Bistro food with more flavor and imagination."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Monday lunch is hardly a good day of the week or time of day to review this restaurant. Been there a few times, a menu you can trust, so will always keep Laloux on my list of 'special' places to eat."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Food is good and reasonable price, not a romantic place for dinner but still OK"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "From the charcuterie appetizer thru the entrees--pasta, haddock, sweetbreads--our party was impressed by the flavors and preparation of our food. Our servers were attentive and extremely friendly. I would give this restaurant the highest recommendation. A high point of our trip to Montreal!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "I've been back a few times for lunch and dinner - the food is incredible, always something unique and something I'd never get at home. The prices are a little more reasonable if you go for lunch. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We had planned a nice quiet dinner. The food was wonderful, exciting. The entrée was brought to soon, before the wine was even brought to the table, but after we mentioned we were not in a hurry, things were wonderful. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We were a group of 6 and we all very much enjoyed our time. The food was overall excellent, with the exception of the Magret de Canard that my wife and I both ordered. The flavours were excellent but we both thought that the Magret was a little tough. That being said, the appetizers were fantastic, and the dessert was great."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Food, service, friendliness...a;; relaiable as usual; a pleasure to go back to each time; we know the food will be fresh and tasty in traditional as in new combinations. Never disappointed so far. Continue the good work"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Absolutely delicious in EVERY way. We were graciously welcomed for a 6:30 seating and had the delightful benefit of conversation with our server and sommelier before many other guests arrived. From the refreshing oyster amuse bouche through black cod, quail and venison courses, the meal was a true crescendo of complexity and intensity. The cannoli with black sesame mousse topped off the extraordinary dining experience. I highly recommend the set menu, created and delivered with flair."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My second visit to Laloux and most definitely won't be my last. Great choices from their 3 for $20 pre-theatre menu, to the general menu."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Everything was just perfect. We did not expect that level of quality!"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Laloux has always been my favourite. I try to go there at least twice a year and have never ever been deceived. Food is great, one really feels there's a lot of hard work and professionalism in the kitchen. Service is top notch, very attentionate, professional, still friendly. Each and every time is a new experience. I've tried the cote de boeuf for two this time, and honestly, i've never eaten such delicious meat even at La Queue de Cheval. An absolute must!"
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Service was incredible! Everything thing else was real good but the service will make the experience. Can't beat an in house Sommelier."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Restaurant très mignon, plats plus que délicieux et service amical et impeccable. C'est un vrai plaisir de venir manger au Restaurant Laloux et j'ai déjà hâte à ma prochaine visite!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "I had out of town guest from Europe and they really enjoyed this bistro"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Again Laloux came through on a cold winter day. This is our almost annual pilgrimage to Laloux for a great lunch. We have dined there for diner and it is excellent, but we prefer the slower and quieter pace of lunch, with all the time in the world. This is the first time that we have been offered wine pairings during a lunch menu and it turned out to be an excellent idea, with imaginative choices."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "We have the tasting menu and wine pairing , The food was ok , a little to much different flavors who Poorly mix together. Service was terrible , no explanation Of the plate ,no explanation of the choice of wine pairing The bread and butter arrived at the second plate! Over all I do not think will go back , in a city like Montreal This was our first disappointment ."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Nous allons chez Laloux régulièrement. La qualité du travail gastronomique est tout simplement excellente. Soucis de la perfection dans la préparation des plats, les assaisonnements, le services et la liste des vins. Le meilleur rapport qualité/prix de Montréal à ma connaissance. Nous n'avons jamais été déçus. Bravo au chef et à toute l'équipe pour leur professionnalisme et leur constance. Je recommande pour toutes occasions."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food, great service, slightly more variety in the menu would have made it the dinner of a lifetime."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was good, but I was expecting so much more from what other reviewers said. It was underwhelming."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Disappointing meal. Duck was not good. Other food lacked enthusiasm. Have been eating at this restaurant for more than a decade."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We very much enjoyed our dinner recently at Laloux. I rated it at 4 stars, only because we have had better dinners at 3 or 4 other restaurants in Montreal. Highly recommended, we will be back again!"
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Reserve late evening time for privacy and good turnaround time without any compromise on service and flavour. In addition there is plenty of parking space close by. Do'nt pass the word please!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "It was our first time at Laloux and we were very happy with our experience. Food is outstanding, service is excellent. Ambience is modeled on a Paris bistro. Great combo for a great evening. Did not hesitate to reserve."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "We went to Laloux for an anniversary dinner and had a great time. The staff was very attentive, food was great, all in all a great experience. We will return with friends!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Cela fait 15 ans que je vais regulierement chez Laloux et je n'ai jamais ete decu. La qualite des plats, le tres bon service, l'ambiance parisienne et la clientele sont les principaux atouts. Le rapport prix /qualite est exceptionnel pour Montreal. Le seul bemol est la difficulte a stationner dans le quartier et un service de valet parking serait variment utile . Excellente adresse, solide et sans compromis. Bravo, continuez a bien faire votre metier !!"
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "We were a group of 3. I got there early and sat at the bar. Great service and when it was time to transfer to the table they took my drink to the table. Very nice. The wine list is extensive and we were offered an Italian wine that was outstanding. Bravo. The food was perfect, presentation was outstanding and service impeccable. I will go back in a near future."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Decor is like a bistro of Paris and service + food are similar. We like the place for decor and price is reasonable for quality of product they served. Wine list is large enought to accomodate all foodies. Wine by the glass is limited but you can ask if other wine are available and sometimes yes (ask sommelier)."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Mille merci pour ce souper qui fût des plus savoureux et agréable. Voys savez accueillir vos clients et vous adapter à leurs besoins. Chapeau au chef et à toute l'équipe!"
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "I've been here a few times and never left disappointed. The food is outstanding. Nice presentation, generous portions, you won't leave feeling hungry. The wine list is extensive with a great selection to choose from."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Went to Laloux for the first time with my wife on Saturday for dinner. The food was first-rate and the service was even better (you gotta try the Mousse au chocolate for dessert!). Our waitress was very kind and knowledgeable and helped us select wines to go with our meals. We're definitely coming back."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "We were four diners, three generations, looking for a special evening out in Montréal. At Laloux, we found it. In the lower Plateau Mont-Royal, the restaurant is at the corner of a residential street. It's a beautiful, quietly elegant room with - heaven be praised - no piped-in music. Every staff member treated us as if our evening was their first concern. The waiter guided us through menu and wine list with knowledge and patience. The menu is French bistro with interesting departures. Meats and fish were beautiful cuts, impeccably prepared; seasonal vegetables received as much careful attention. Dessert was up to the level of the meal. A great experience from beginning to end."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "We were greeted warmly upon our arrival. It was immediately clear that our waitress was keen to make our meal an experience and not just dinner. When we were ready to order, we asked for wine recommendations to pair with our courses. She asked a couple questions to discern the type of wines we enjoyed then selected two for each course that she wanted us to taste before making our final selection. I cannot say how impressed we were with this small act. For her to recommend two very fine wines and then let us select between them was most unexpected and thoroughly delightful! From the oysters to the dessert the meal was a wonderful experience that we both enjoyed. The service provided by our waitress was impeccable. We will be returning."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "We hadn't been to Laloux for at least 10 years, and after reading great reviews, we tried to give it another try. To begin with, finding a parking spot was next to impossible, as it is all permit parking in the neighbourhood. We finally found a spot on St. Denis, about 6 blocks away. Upon entering the restaurant, we were surprised at how quiet it was (we had an 8 o'clock reservation). Our waitress told us that they had a theatre going rush earlier and were fully booked for the weekend. Nevertheless, the food was fantastic, and the service professional. We will be back."
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "Ce qui fait la force du Laloux c'est son attention aux détails autant dans l'assiette, dans le verre que dans le service. Je n'ai jamais trouvé d'expérience qui approche de cette vécue au Laloux. Le personnel est professionnel, attentionné et souriant. Pas de snobisme lorsque l'on nomme notre budget pour le vin et toujours des découvertes incroyables. Même générosité dans les assiettes qui démontre savoir faire, originalité et respect des produits locaux."
    Dined on 11/10/2013