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Restaurant EVOO
Restaurant EVOO

Restaurant EVOO Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.restaurantevoo.com
  • Phone: (514) 846-3886
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Sunday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Lunch: Wednesday - Friday : 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French, European, Irish
  • Executive Chef: Peter Saunders & Sophie Ouellet
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Entertainment: With it"s semi-open kitchen and 5 seats at the spacious bar, EVOO makes the food and drink preparation part of the entertainment. Funky jazz beats to minimal European sounds add to the atmosphere.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Atwater
  • Public Transit: Metro Lionel-Groulx is a 3 minute walk away. The 36, 191 STM bus.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Ample street parking is available both in front of the restaurant and on the surrounding side streets. EVOO is located on the periphery of the downtown core and so benefits from comparatively inexpensive on street parking rates.
A word from Restaurant EVOO
EVOO is the collaboration of 3 young people who wish to provide a fresh, new, stylish yet casual dining experience to Montrealers. By serving contemporary french cuisine, using both traditional and modern techniques chefs Sophie Ouellet and Peter Saunders will bring you on a culinary adventure that borrows from classical French, traditional Irish and southern Mediterranean cuisines. Using ingrediants sourced both locally and seasonly and woking with small production farmers located in and around the Montreal area.
At the front of house, Maitre d'Hotel, Claudie Harvey will skillfully cater to your every need with a effortless grace. Providing a service style that's both attentive and relaxed.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Drinks..Original and tasteful Entrée....Spaghetti Calamar was soft and a delight to eat. Our Main consisted of the Gaspar pork, which was perfectly seasoned and the Stuffed Ravioli, Ox tail never tasted so good. You need to try this reataurant"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Usually on notre same st restaurants are noisy to the point of uninteresting. Evoo is paticularly quiet with tables well spreaded out. Service is professional. Food is unusual and tasty. A few recommendations are to expand the main course selection and define the wine list differently. This is the dinner portion that left me cold"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This was one of the best meals we've had in Montreal, 2 local foodies + 2 from San Francisco on a business trip to Montreal ( all global travelers and accustomed to fine dining). Exquisite presentation, great service and the taste and the quality of the food was outstanding. Locally sourced meats and veg. And the best part, great value for money! We are coming back. Thank you EVOO!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Excellente expérience que ce brunch à l'Evoo. Créativité, authenticité et très belle exécution ! Boudin noir fait maison, cocktail avec infusion et purée de fruit sans faute ! Essayer aussi ketchup et Nutella maison ! À essayer ou retourner sans faute ! L'ambiance n'est pas transcendante mais les assiettes oui !"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Nous avons passé une excellente soirée ! Tout était délicieux !"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "What a gem of a restaurant. The food was delicious with interesting combinations one would never think of. The service was excellent with an aim to please; very accommodating, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Can't wait to go back and will definitely recommend to friends!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Vraiment surprenant, on va definitivement y retoruner"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Food was great. You could tell everything was made from scratch. Great service, ideal for brunch. We'll go back for diner eventually!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Love how warm and welcoming the staff is. The food is excellent. Everything is made from scratch. Very hot coffee and lattes, which I love."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Having lived in Montreal for 10 years, was nice to return two years later and find innovative cuisine is still around. As many have mentioned in reviews the ambience and name are not great, the focus is on the food as it should be. Fantastic balance of flavours and textures for all three courses. A weakness is that there was only one wine available by the glass, but the server offered to open a bottle if I wanted something different. Highly recommended,"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Chaque élément dans les assiettes était unique et travaillés par le chef. Les petites attention rendent les plats succulents. Même le trou normand était d'une originalité jamais vu dans les autres grands restaurants de Montréal. Bravo!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "For a Saturday night, the restaurant was almost empty. The food was OK, but nothing special. We did have an excellent bottle of wine, but overall, the price versus quality ratio just didn't cut it. I doubt we will go back."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Nous avons souvent soupés dans de très bons restaurants à Montréal et ailleurs. Nous avons été bien impressionné par la qualité de la nourriture et la qualité du service. Tout est délicieux, différent avec de beaux produits bien frais. Super expérience!!! Nous y retournerons."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Although for some reason when I dined there with my friend it was not busy at all (especially for a Saturday), I enjoyed the ambiance, up-tempo jazzy music, and good service. I am a vegetarian and they were able to accommodate me with a dish that was delicious! Save room for dessert - deeeelish!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Restaurant au décor sans prétention mais avec une cuisine subtile et sophistiquée. Délicieux plats de l'entrée au dessert. Prix très ok compte tenu de la qualité qui est ++++"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Had a great time and a great meal. The price was also right."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "We booked last minute on the Saturday night before Xmas. I have read some very good reviews.It was pretty empty and lacking atmosphere so we almost didn't go in - I assume it was due to the time if year and terrible weather outside rather than anything else. We did stay and the food was very good but it is a very complex French menu and may not please all palates. We were happy with our food and the service was excellent. A little overpriced maybe."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "This restaurant surpassed our expectations. I had the best duck I have ever had in my life, and my two dinner companions were thrilled with their choices too (ravioli and rabbit). It is a good sign when folks say that they would definitely come back and order the exact same thing again! Service was a touch slow, but pleasant. The only thing - when it was time to order, we were told that one of the items we had chosen would take 25 minutes to prepare. This information should either be on the menu or told to us BEFORE our menu deliberations to avoid having to choose something else at the last minute. A small point though. Don't miss this restaurant."
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "La nourriture , le personnel, le decor, absolument fabuleux!!!!!"
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "I went to try out avoid for lunch on the reccomendation from a friend. There were 3 choices on the prix fixe the lunch menu. I was not in the mood for fish on a freezing winter's day and the other choice was pork , which I try to avoid.. So , I went with the homemade pasta dish. It was good but not mind blowing. My starter was the cauliflower soup , which was nice. I suspect that the food is more interesting at supper. The service was attentive and the decor modern, making it a nice addition to a neighborhood going through gentrification."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Excellent experience! Very creative kitchen. Wait staff had full knowledge of the food and wine list."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "Although the night we were there, there weren't that many people, this is a great restaurant. The food is original and excellent. The has a very unique way to prepare food that I found very delicious and simple."
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "From beginning to end, every aspect of the Evoo experience was top notch. From the cocktails to the food, ambiance, modern look and of course the fabulous service- this place does not dissapoint even pickiest of restaurant lovers. I had a great night with my girlfriend and parents, but I would recommend Evoo for almost any occassion. Its spacious enough to feel comfortable and have privacy at your table, but the music, layout and lighting definitely gives you the feeling of being "out." Delicious food with beautiful presentations, smart portions and timing between courses, creative seasonal cocktails... A +"
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Food Quality was outstanding, as was the presentation. I particularly appreciated the portion size, manageable and not intimidating. The wine list was small and could be improved, in particular the selection of white wines. Our servers were cheerful and professional. We will be recommending this spot to our friends. The area is a little grungy so it is surprising to find an upscale restaurant it this spot, but it is reflected in the cost, very good value."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "I live in Montreal and rate this the worst Saturday night restaurant in Montreal. The food is bland and downright weird. The amuse bouche of frozen tomatoe and cream left a sour aftertaste. The fish dish was bland and all the food on the plate was white. The dessert of ice cream and olives was weird. It was sprinkled with boxed crushed chocolate wafers. No wonder most of the restaurant was empty at 8:00 pm. Do not eat here if you work hard for your $$."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "A couple of friends and I were looking for a new breakfast place to celebrate a birthday. I happened to find the great reviews in OpenTable, so we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed ! We each had a different dish and we all loved it. Even the freshly squeezed grapefruit - strawberry juice was fab. The coffee is amazing... Probably the best resto coffee I've ever had. I would not hesitate to recommend this to all, and can't wait to go back. They have a great team working there."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "The food was good. I enjoyed the little attentions: palet cleanser and amuse bouche. The waiters and staff were attentionate and described every plate. Very good."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "The talented young chefs at EVOO really make the extra effort with their food. Though the menu is short, each dish was elegant and perfectly prepared. The portion size was smaller but with all the little extras we were served, neither of us left hungry. While this is not cheap dining; you will not leave EVOO feeling you over paid for your meal. They also have a number of cocktails that are beautifully delivered with a twist. Small seating capacity makes EVOO perfect for special occasions with a few friends or family. Fantastic!"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "food was good, service was great but the restaurant look little different than photos and pretty small"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "we went to evoo during the taste mtl event. my family and I had a great experience. I would totally come back for their OMG-oh-sooo-fantastic ricotta starter."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "From house made rolls to complex unique desserts, everything was original, very fresh and delicious. Presentation was modern and pretty, good portion size, nice ambiance in dimly lit clean contemporary space, plus -- attentive service (with explanation of each dish). Would like to try everything else on their menu -- noticed what people were having at nearby tables and it all looked very appealing."
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "We were there to celebrate my birthday. Everything about our dining experience was great, except for the food. We had the menu for the MTL A TABLE festival. The main course was outstanding, but the entrees and desserts failed to impress. Nobody at the table liked the tomato sorbet, although we think that having something to clean the palate is a great idea."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "I received some out-of-towners, whom I wished to impress and treat to a special brunch. To do so I asked a "foodie" colleague to recommend a restaurant. He highly recommended EVOO. We were all wowed! The food and beverages were amazing! The service was super cordial! When I think of EVOO, I think classic, modern, quality, and I-WANT-TO-GO-BACK!!!"
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "Innovative menu, fresh ingredients - well presented with no rush - made this a relaxed and very enjoyable evening. Hope this young restaurant succeeds - so we can return next time we're in Montreal."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "I'll certainly come back! However, it's a little bit expensive!"
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Everybody can cook. Everybody can open a restaurant. But there is people with special skills, able to transform everything in a piece of art. Evoo is this type of restaurant. The Irish chef is really good. Each plate we had were perfectly balanced, very creative. With a special mention for the desert "Banofee".... I was obliged to order a second portion ! So goooooood ! Sorry about that !!!"
    Dined on 9/20/2013
  • "What a great experience for brunch! The menu was diverse, inspired, and refined. From a smoked fish along with a fresh and crispy apple and cabbage salad to a Mexican-inspired braised veal with lime crème fraiche (yum!), everyone had a great meal. The only down side to the experience was that we waited a tid-bit long time to receive our food. However, we were a group of ten. In the end, the food was definitely worth the wait!"
    Dined on 7/21/2013
  • "Creative dishes with well developed flavors. The presentation is exceptional. The service is outstanding. This is a an experience not to be missed."
    Dined on 5/15/2013
  • "Great spot with simply delicious and unusual food. Would definitely return to try some of the other dishes."
    Dined on 7/12/2013
  • "Inspired cuisine, this new restaurant (open only 7 months ago) is very imaginative and uses local products, respecting the great flavours. The owners are very friendly and I am convinced this restaurant will continue to attract more people as it become better known!"
    Dined on 6/22/2013