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L'Atelier d'Argentine
L'Atelier d'Argentine

L'Atelier d'Argentine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.atelierargentine.com
  • Phone: (514) 287-3362
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm;

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm;

    Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Argentinean, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Executive Chef: Natalia Machado
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Its contemporary decor features a custom built tiger"s eye table designed by Bruno Braën. It is perfect for business, family or group events.
    Seats up to 16 guests and equipped with a presentation screen and audio system.
  • Private Party Contact: Julie Albert (514) 564-7821
  • Entertainment: Drum addiction Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5PM.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: St-Pierre
  • Public Transit: Metro Square Victoria
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer valet parking Thursday, Friday and Saturday after 5:00PM for 10$ per car.

A word from L'Atelier d'Argentine
L’Atelier d’Argentine is contemporary Argentinean in food and style as if torn out of the heart of Buenos Aires. Rooted in the history and nestled in the urban and regional landscape, the genuine Argentinean cuisine is distinct with a strong flavorful identity —easy to understand and even easier to love.
L’Atelier d’Argentine’s menu is honest, focusing on the quality of the core ingredient and a true reflection of contemporary Argentinian food.

L’Atelier d’Argentine offers 4 to 6 lucky patrons the chance to discover the flavours of Argentina. Seated right by the kitchen and the wine cellar, the lucky few have a privileged access to Chef Natalia Machado who gladly accompanies them on a six-course culinary experience.
Each course features a typical dish, and an Argentinian wine pairing.

The menu changes every week. Upon reservation only, each journey promises to be unique. The price, $95 per person, includes all food and wine.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Location is good. Service is very friendly, effective and courteous. Food was tasty, but has nothing to do with real Argentinean food. The wine list is all Argentinean, but at 3 times the SAQ prices which is too much in my opinion. The meat I ate was awesome though! Probably one of the best steaks in Montreal. It's a good restaurant overall, but food is simply not typical. It's mostly a new approach to Argentinean food."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We arrived for an Open Table dinner reservation at 9:30 pm and were seated immediately. Staff were excellent; our server was a bit inexperienced and not quite as attentive as one might expect, but made up for it in his willingness and enthusiasm. Food was very tasty and well-presented; the beef short ribs arrived lukewarm at the table - when this was brought to the server's attention, he asked if he could return them to the kitchen, however I declined as I was too hungry, and they were still very good. The manager had been keeping a good eye on the customers' tables and was very responsive, offering a dessert without charge as a very nice and unexpected courtesy. Fabulous poached pear for dessert."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great restaurant. Food is good, service is good, great ambiance. The only thing it would need, is a little refresh of the menu. Other than that, no complaints"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I took three friends to L'Atelier for an early pre-concert dinner during the Jazz Festival. Service was attentive, food was very good, and desserts were creative and a satisfying end to our meal. I look forward to returning."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The atmosphere is great but that is the best part of this place. The food is good but for the price you're paying it is not up to par. The wine list was extensive. What rubbed me the wrong way was that the waiter, when asked for his opinion, obviously looked at the prices before picking the most expensive option... I hate that..."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Service was horrible. No cuttleries on the table, even after 3 demands. Food not good. Meat covered with fat."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Très belle expérience. Beau restaurant, décor lounge, ambiance festive. Assiettes généreuses, savoureuses à souhait et présentation réussie. Bon rapport qualité/prix. Belle découverte."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Good service, good ambiance and nice decor but their steak - supposedly a house specialty - was very disappointing. And I'm not talking about the way it was cooked - which was fine. I'm talking quality of the meat (sold at a hefty price, to boot). Frankly, I can get better tasting steak at Costco. I was part of a group of 6 and all those who ordered steak (4 out of the other 5) were of the same view. I don't intend to return."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "L'endroit est chic et agréable. Le personnel très courtois et sympathique. Nous y étions pour le brunch. Nous avons commandé des fruits et des croissants. Tout était délicieux et bien présenté. Nous avons siroté notre café et espresso sans se sentir pressé par le personnel. J'aimerais voir des options de menu végétalien au menu."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Wonderful first time experience. You must be in the mood for steak...or at least meat dishes. A pleasant vibe with very pleasant staff."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The restaurant was really cool and loved the huge windows. Great location! The food on the other hand was very disappointing. We were a group of 7 and only 1 person really enjoyed her meal which was a fish dish. The beef dishes were all over-cooked and very bland. Nice wine list. Will not recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "I was looking forward to eating at L'Atelier D'Argentine for over a year, and it met and exceeded all expectations. I had previously dined at executive chef Natalia Machado's Azul Bistro when she was in NYC, and when I found out she was moving to Montreal, I made a note to make sure I ate at L'Atelier d"Argentine when I traveled to Montreal. A special scallop appetizer was divine and the striped bass superb. So if you are not a steak person, but you love great food, don't think that an Argentine restaurant won't work for you. Five stars for everything here."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "First time at this place. All I can say is wow! Service is great. Food is out of this world. Would recommend to anyone. Will be going back for sure!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Great location, like the separation inside so if you want a more quiet side it is feasible, excellent choice menu, cozy atmosphere and will return for sure"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Amazing dishes. Great ambiance. Nice service. Romantic view."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The quality of the meat was outstanding. The panqueque was really good."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Armed with the warning of the lovely Chef/owner that Argintines eat more than just beef and not everyone dances the Tango, we came curious to see what else they do. The restaurant is chic, modern, all windows, chrome and quiet lighting,mnot a a Gaucho in sight. The food is inventive and delicious. I had the chorizo appetizer and,torn between the 10 ounce steak and the lamb took my server,s advice and opted for the lamb. Great choice; the serving was ample, render and cooked to perfection. My wife had the striped bass and loved it. From our table we could see the waters of the Old Port, something not seen very often in Montreal. L'Atelier d'Argentine is a delight, the service excellent and the food excellent and innovative. I will be back."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Great food medium size portions and great ambience "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Food was great, prices were reasonable and a special menu is available after 10:30 for most of the week, making it very affordable. Great energy, great ambiance."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We travel a lot we always look for an Argentine Steakhouse for our first dinner out in whatever city we are in. It is always fun and always good food. L'Atelier was no exception to the rule, we loved it! We came in a bit frazzled because our cab couldn't drop us off close due to a bike race. They were so nice and helpful, explained the menu and were very attentive the whole evening. The food was fabulous! Our only complaint was the music was a bit to loud but that would not deter us from another visit!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We went for a lunch with my team mates and they were ver impressed"
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "My friends and I found this place while wandering around on our first night in Montreal. It was delicious, although we just ordered the entrees assuming they would be large appetizers that would double as a dinner like in the US, but they were quite small so we got dessert as well. Everything was amazing. I ordered the melon gizpacho and panqueques which had wonderful flavor combinations that were pleasantly surprising. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Bonne nourriture, mais sans éclats. C'était bon mais ça ne se démarquait pas. Les steak étaient durs!!! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Thank you for an amazing girls night out! The food was awesome and the service was excellent which made for a fun night out. I would definetly recommend this restaurant to anyone who can appreciate good service and delicious fine cuisine. A cozy restaurant perfect for a date night or special occasions. I'm already planning a second visit."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Awesome brunch with great bottomless mimosa & Bloody Mary......."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The service was slow, but overall great experience. Very nice drinks and good variety of food. Beautiful restaurant"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I took my wife here for Valentine's and we were not disappointed. Great food, great ambiance, very interesting decor and superb service. They even had dancers for entertainment!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Friday night dinner for three. From cocktails to "we'll skip desert, we can't eat a bite more", everything was fabulous. We enjoy beef, and we ate perfection. Staff (thank you Felipe G) was very knowledgeable, no hesitation as to what's on the menu and with recommendations. Noise level maintained at a reasonable level all through the evening. Larger groups were seated in a seperate "lounge area" of the restaurant : great idea. Bathrooms were spotless, and that's a big + for me. To revisit for sure."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Perfect for a group or for two to meet and have drinks and eat. Great atmosphere. Service was amazing and they had a great wine list. Was able to have drinks for cocktail hour at 6$. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I had a great late date at L'Atelier d'Argentine the other night. The food is unique and of of a high quality. Great win selection but lacking in terms of beers. After 10:30 is the amazing heures de Buenos Ares $22.50 for a starter and entree. Service was a little lacking in that waiters were making a lot of noise dragging chairs around the dining room in the evening. This wouldn't be a big problem except for that no customers needed those chairs, it was late and we were the only diners in there. They could have waited until we were done. Waiters also made my partner uncomfortable by staring at her as they walked by. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Excellent endroit pour les 5@8 avec tous les drink (incluant le vin) a 6$. Peu de choix pour les tapas, mais ils sont bon et abordable. Génial pour y allèrent groupe"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Very good food, nice atmosphere, great music, polite servers, good location - all of these will make us come back to this place. Can nit wait to be back!!!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Small things should be added/ changed to the menu: - a better description of the meat/ the meat cut which are offered, - propose mashed potatoes and/ or a boiled potato and cream as a side dish, - cheese cakes/ dulce del leche as desserts And then it will be perfect! "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Tried all the desserts and they were all excellent. Tried all appetizers except charcuterie platter and they were disappointing. Fritters and chorizo were okay. Highlight was the accompanying greens. Octopus was slathered with an unappetizing lavender colored sauce. So disappointing on the savory side"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "I notice that reservation always at a table near the door or where no one want to sit and when you asked for another table they said it's complete and on top of all they 3 adults on table of 2. Am not sure if reservation through open table is a good idea and that's is my opinion. I don't see me my reservation for business peoples coming from outside canada to have a sitting near the door. Tha'ts my experience after a couples of time."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The food was delicious, although the brunch plates where somewhat small for the price. The coffee is great, which is a plus as some brunch restaurants lake in quality coffee. The service was very friendly and helpful, nothing negative to point out at this level. I would recommend L'Atelier for a special brunch occasion."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "The personal very attentive to your needs, food is great, and they had a special attention for my birtday...that was so coo. Plus they give me the best table in the house. Go.. see this restaurant..."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The food was great and the service outstanding. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "La nourriture est délicieuse et différente. La carte des vins Argentins est très intéressante. Le service impeccable est offert par des jeunes dynamiques et de bonne humeur. La musique est un peu forte par contre."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "I went for lunch only. It was my second experience. I love it!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014