Maison Boulud
Maison Boulud

Maison Boulud

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ritzmontreal.com/en/dining/maison-boulud/
  • Phone: 5148424224x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast

    Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am

    Lunch

    Daily: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

    Dinner

    Sunday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 12:00am

    Brunch

    Saturday:12:00am - 2:30pm
    Sunday: 12:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary French, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Daniel Boulud
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Maison Boulud
Maison Boulud Montréal offers the cuisine of a chef steeped in French tradition, yet inspired by decades spent cooking in New York City.
Daniel Boulud's menu is driven by the seasons and bounty of Québec's local purveyors. The result: refined yet soulful contemporary French food, prepared here by Executive Chef Riccardo Bertolino.
While situated in the Ritz-Carlton, the restaurant, its bar & lounge and two private dining rooms have a vibrant identity all their own. Maison Boulud enjoys a view over the historic hotel garden and year round glass enclosed winter garden. Daniel Boulud's welcoming spirit, the casually elegant tone and glimpses of a partly open kitchen keep the focus on the cuisine, making this a daily gathering place for wonderful food.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Maison Boulud reviews from OpenTable diners
163 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (129)fit for foodies (91)romantic (86)notable wine list (80)great for outdoor dining (76)great for brunch (49)great for lunch (41)scenic view (22)hot spot (17)good for groups (17)neighborhood gem (15)kid-friendly (6)late-night find (3)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • beautiful dining experience
    luvrestos
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very impressed with the menu & table service. Seated in the garden created an enjoyable ambience which added to our experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out of this world!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We went for supper to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we couldn't have chosen a better restaurant for a memorable night out. We were at first seated under the veranda, in the middle of the greenhouse. The square tables are a bit wide and we requested to get seated at a round table so that we could site nearer to each other and they were very accommodating. The noise level was a tad high, but when we got re-seated at the outer corner of the greenhouse, it was much quieter. That's the only "negative" thing I have to say. From the ambiance, the excellent, personable service, the cocktail, the food (beautiful presentation, taste: everything is so well balanced), the sommelier...everything to delight your senses. Can't go wrong.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meeting with Boulud
    SashadogVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    It was great to meet Mr Boulud at his Montreal restaurant this week. We had a great provencal dinner in a great setting and Mr Boulud was very charming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delighted
    Cheery
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a lovely lunch on our recent visit to Montreal. All was exceptional. It is very classy with thorough service and excellent food. We will definitely return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good, a bit pricey
    jason78
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Dinner was very good. A little pricy -- not sure why this restaurant is more expensive than some more exclusive places like L.A.. Seared foie gras appetizer was incredible but the porcelet was a bit tough. Service was excellent.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hair on food
    Montrealer
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We found hair on one of my guest's food that was baked in the dough. It was sticking out and up and was very visible which meant the wait staff do not check the food before bringing it to the table. Very disappointed guests who I encouraged to dine with me. Staff was rightfully embarrassed. How can something so careless and gross happen to such an "establishment"? I don't expect or want to see hair on food at any restaurant let alone Boulud. Gross, unprofessional and careless.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We ate dinner and brunch and decided that we could move into the Ritz Carlton and eat there everyday. All of our meals were very well prepared and delicious. I had pares an crusted scallops and they were very fresh and flavorful. They were cooked just right--not slippery and gooey , nor overdone. I also had the vitello tornado (sp) and the veal was tender and flavorful better than most veal that I have had. We had brunch, I had a green bean salad with a poached egg that was wonderful, and the pasta and eggs benedict at our table were all delicious and don't pass up the dessert. We travel internationally all of the time and this is one of the best restaurants where we have dined.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent restaurant!
    MarieJeanneVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great food, beautiful decor, the service is excellent!!! Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • special for sure
    jdfj
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    What a great spot. Dropped a ton of cash on chef's menu with wine pairing for 2, but the food was amazing. Wine pairings were great as well. Service was attentive. Seating in the sun room was not what I expected, and felt a little low rent for the situation. Overall, very fine dining, indeed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it!
    Carolilas
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I wanted something special for my 50th birthday and decided to have brunch at Maison Boulud to celebrate. Everything was PERFECT! Perfect food, perfect setting, perfect service... We will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Maison Boulud Always Delivers
    MontrealFineDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Went with my sweetie for lunch on the back terrasse. Fabulous meal, complemented by great service. One of our favourites in town, time and again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect
    Eater
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    From beginning to end, a wonderful meal. The ravioli was special, everything great! Would love to get back one day
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • In a different league
    foodieMtl
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food is refined, inventive, fresh and overall each course is an experience. The service is extremely attentive, the sommelier's recommendations are always well paired with the meals. Finishing, your meal with a coffee and some of the fresh baked madeleines are a must. It is quite pricey but sitting in the garden in the summer and enjoying the food and the service is an experience and worth the splurge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing, go again and again
    Travelingfoodie
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I recommend the heirloom tomato salad- so light and refreshing. The pasta is freshly made, delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    Izzy
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Already a restaurant I enjoyed, the dicovery of a terrasse in the summer is a must!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • prices
    kersti
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    prices are slowly creeping up and do not correspond to what is given on Maison Bulud website , probably overpriced .
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sublime
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I invited my boyfriend for his birthday. Everything was perfect , I couldn"t have chosen a better place. The food was absolutely divine, the atmosphere was very professional and respectful of privacy. It"s by far the best restaurant in Montreal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Josette
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    This place could hardly be better along with a beautiful sunny day. The ducks and ducklings never get old. The food was marvellous.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best in Montreal
    LouisvilleGil
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This has to be one of the best dining experiences that I have ever had. Our waitstaff was quite helpful with the menu. Both my lamb and my wife"s seafood pasta dish were fabulous. We were never rushed with the dining experience the we had at Maison Boulud. All made for a comfortable and memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful night...
    sam123
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    very good recommendations on the food and wine from waiter and sommelier. my girlfriend and I celebrated an anniversary together at the restaurant and were very pleased with the overall experience. as an added bonus, the waiter gave us a basket of complimentary fresh madeleins with a sweet "happy anniverary" note from the kitchen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wines123VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Wow what a meal. I have eaten at MB a few times but this was by far the best meal we ever. The Sword fish was simply outstanding. The wine was once again delicious and perfected paired to our meal. Trust the sommelier they truly know their stuff. And don't forget to order the desserts.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Super expérience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Nous avons passé une soirée exceptionnelle, la nourriture était incroyable et nous étions dans la cour intérieure avec le jardin. Toutefois, il y avait un mariage et la musique était un peu forte.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Elegant Dinning in Experience
    MarcBanksVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    We were staying at the Montreal Ritz Carlton for a few days so we had breakfasts, lunches and cocktails at Maison Boulud. We even invited a group a 14 people for lunch in one of the private room. The food was excellent and the service was impeccable. We highly recommend. PS: We are also big fans of "Daniel" in New York City (his landmark restaurant).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary dinner
    Melissa
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    The food was absolutely amazing...the ravioli and dessert did not disappoint. Everything was wonderful, lamb and beef perfection. Somewhat surprised that they did not offer something special since it was our 10 yr anniversary dinner. Nevertheless, it was wonderful and we will be going back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always perfect!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Started with the baby Boston lettuce, fava beans, feta 'salad'; then the always scrumptious egg yolk raviolo with buffala, mushrooms and parmesan; then the absolutely delicious cappeletti with quail, asparagus, mushrooms. Yum yum yum. Concluded with tea, and hot madeleines. Service perfectly attentive, and offered birthday wishes, and a thoughtful surprise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    The best service. Great food and ambiance. The best croissants is ever tasted. Classy place
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    Tpooh
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This is the exact place where you want to go to celebrate something special, unless you can swing it on a regular basis, then by all means go for it! The ducks waddling about are adorable, the service attentive, the food delightful, and the drinks menu extensive. Totally worth all the pennies you can muster.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fine Dining!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Everything for our anniversary dinner was perfect. The Service was exceptional and the food was wonderful. My only criticism was that the portions for very small and the pricing was very high. We had 4 courses and we still left a little hungry, and our bill was over $ 600.00
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, but overrated
    AppreciateRealFood
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    I realize that this restaurant is rated in the Top 10 for Montreal restaurants, but personally, I've found much better fare in many restaurants in the Montreal area. This was my second visit to Maison Boulud. I wasn't wowed the first time, but decided to give the restaurant a second chance as it is so well regarded. It was probably our fault for not making our own decision regarding the wine choice, but we accepted the sommelier's recommendation, and really were disappointed with the wine that was served. The entrees were decent, but the main courses, two different lamb dishes, were both disappointing. Perhaps, we hit bad nights, or made wrong menu choices, but given the price level, I would expect there shouldn't be any bad choices.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch at Boulud
    Mtlfoodie
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Beautiful setting and a varied and delicious brunch menu. We had a lovely table near the duck pond. The brunch format is lovely, with a choice of 2 or 3 courses. The dishes were well presented and delicious. Our main issue was with the service - I expect 5-star service at this type of establishment but it took a while for the waitress to come and take our order for a bottle of champagne and when we ordered a bottle of wine later on we waited 15 minutes before she came back to tell us they didn't have the bottle.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Would highly recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We were visiting from Toronto and went to this restaurant for diner. Would highly recommend. Food was very good and service even better!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pur plaisir, du début à la fin
    Cherbrookois
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    L'ambiance, le raffinement et la présentation des plats, les suggestions ainsi que la gentillesse et le professionnalisme de la serveuse, les conseils précieux du sommelier. Tout les éléments qui peuvent contribuer à faire d'un souper d'anniversaire un événement mémorable étaient réunis d'impeccable façon. Nous prenons plaisir à découvrir les bonnes tables dans les différentes villes de différents pays ou régions que nous visitons. La Maison Boulud vient de se placer en tête de notre palmarès. Quel merveilleux souvenir nous garderons de cette soirée.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    JPLY
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Our dinner at Maison Boulud in Montreal was one of the best dining experiences my husband and I have ever had. The ambience was stunning, located in the lovely historic Ritz-Carleton; the service was impeccable, and the food was sensational. Each course was visually breathtaking and the flavors came together perfectly and disarmingly -- we savored each bite. This was a memorable and close to a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good, not quite great
    bengolVIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Maison Boulud is one of Montreal's 5 or 6 top table restaurants and, given the reputation of Daniel Boulud and it being the "house restaurant" of the Ritz Carlton Hotel, it must be evaluated in the context of that standard. The food was quite good, and the service, while reasonably acceptable, was not as expected. The waitress poured the wine-by-the-glass without offering for it to be tasted first, a side salad order was forgotten but then brought upon second request (and, to be fair, comped), and the overall level of attention and friendliness was acceptable but nowhere near a Michelin star-like standard. Net net, a quite good, though not great experience, one I might repeat somewhere down the road but probably not any time soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Soirée réussie
    Claude
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Chaque visite chez Boulud s'avère une réussite. Le repas dégustation nous ravit par sa présentation et son originalité. Le service de qualité, la nourriture savoureuse et le choix des vins impeccable valent le détour. Calme et serein, le jardin ajoute grandement à l'ambiance. Jamais déçus. A privilégier pour une soirée spéciale.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary dinner
    22eatwell
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    We had the 5 course dinner with matching wines. The service was extraordinary and professional. Plating was professionally done, appetising with adequate portions. Overall good value for money and a great way to celebrate out 40th anniversary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hidden gem
    julianne
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Thank you Evasion TV Channel and your show Guide Restos Voir!!! We will definitely come back!
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful!
    JayKay
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This was our first time at Maison Boulud, but certainly not our last! We had breakfast in the garden, which was truly lovely. We tried the eggs benedict (fabulous!), pain perdu, pancakes with the most delectable rhubarb compote, freshly squeezed orange juice and a round of lattes. Everything we ordered was outstanding and service was top-notch. What a wonderful way to start the day!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ótimo restaurante em ótimo local!!!
    Hacramos
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Atendimento super cortês, belo local (situado no Hotel Ritz-Carlton), bem localizado, ótima carta de vinhos e acomida estava muito boas
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    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best in Montreal?
    Winner1VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    5 stars restaurant, equal to the others in New York City (I have been to all of them), and in many ways better with less NY arrogance. Small improvement is needed in the service, I think with more experience it will show. I would have liked to be told that the terrasse was a possibility when I reserved (when weather is nice, it is a plus in the summer), when I arrived I was told to stay in the main room, small deception.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet