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Restaurant Lemeac
Restaurant Lemeac

Restaurant Lemeac Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.restaurantlemeac.com
  • Phone: (514) 270-0999
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm;
    Lunch: Daily: 11:45 am - 5:00 pm;
    Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Marie-Pier Moreau-Morin
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Durocher
  • Public Transit: Park avenue and Laurier Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Restaurant Lemeac
For nearly a decade now, you can enjoy at Leméac a taste of classic French cuisine. Our bistrot specializes in traditional fare like steak frites, short rib, home-style blood pudding and cabillaud. The menu also offers an elaborate wine list, a selection of Quebec cheeses and a variety of homemade desserts.
Enjoy all this in a casual ambiance and a sophisticated decor, on the beautiful heated patio on the garden side or through the large windows overlooking Laurier Avenue in Outremont.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
Diner Reviews
  • "The food, staff, and ambience were all top notch. This restaurant is deserving of it's loyal following and solid reputation. I have only been there for the 10pm menu (which is great value), but I plan to be back to try their brunch."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "1x at Lemeac was awesome, but the 2x left me indifferent.Though this restaurant has quite the wine list, I came here to experience the food.The 1x I went was for lunch & the novelty of it all was exciting.Crab entree and the risotto was good, although it was too al dente for me.Second time, hubby came with me for supper.Although the place wasn't crowded, we were sat by impolite hostess in a tiny corner where we barely had enough room on the table for all the dishes, cups, etc..We asked to have a bigger table but were refused.Hubby is mostly into poultry/meat dishes & we noticed that there weren't many choices.We shared the warm goat cheese & it was great.Dishes are quite copious, but place not adequate for a romantic evening. Our waiter A1."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Service, quality of ingredients, menu choice were all above expectations."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Most I've ever spent on a meal. Everything tasted terrific and was well presented. Standout neighborhood place. Leave room for dessert."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I really enjoy the food when coming to this restaurant. Find the staff could be a bit more polite and courteous. Overall..I would cone back again. 😊"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Its always excellent service and great food, satisfaction guaranteed!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Second visit to Lemeac was once again irreproachable! We had steak/frites, calf liver, and salmon tartare. The steak and liver are both better than L'Express. The salmon tartare was very fresh but our daughter was not fond of the truffle oil and preferred the classic version of tartare she had at our first visit. The terrace is lovely. There is enough distance between tables that patrons can feel comfortable discussing without being overheard and without overhearing others talking. We arrived at 5:30 on a Sunday and when we left at 7:30 the restaurant was full. Service is superior, they never rush you, very attentive without ever being intrusive. Mid price range for three people entrees, main meal and desserts before tax $135 + great wines"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Bistro at its best. A bit expensive but good value. Noise can be a problem inside at peak hours, like so many similar bistros."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "On est toujours assurés d'un service très accueillant et d'une table irréprochable au Leméac"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "A Montreal resident recommended Lemeac as the best restaurant and her personal favorite of Montreal to my girlfriend days before we left for the city from Chicago. She gave us the best insider tip we could have received! It is a very classic place French restaurant, with a wonderful indoor-outdoor dining room and energetic, friendly crowd. Our drinks were very good and the food was even better. Our first bite of the salmon tartare appetizer let us know we were in for a real treat. The highest recommendations."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Never disappoints. Excellent fish soup, gazpacho, goat cheese salad. Guinea hen was a winner for our cousins, who said it was the best meal they had had in a long time. I had a very generous portion of duck Margaret with ravioli stuffed with mushrooms, and slices of carrots and radish. Superb! No room for dessert but everything looked enticing."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • ".... Had the mignon for lunch. Wow. Am a big steak fan, had à few over the years and this ranks in top 5! Great wine list. Lots of private imports."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "My favourite brunch item is the Pork and Duck beans. Mmmmm. Absolutely delicious!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I took my husband there for his birthday, I had a great time. The food was well presented and tasty. I would definitively go back whenever I am in Montreal."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The personnel on this night just didn't seem like they wanted to be there; no interaction and unfriendly service."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Impeccable service, perfectly timed delivery and a wine list to suit all tastes. The lobster salad is a meal in itself. The Moules et Frites expertly prepared. Now, the Pain Perdu, for dessert...absolutely fantastic. Merci."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "This restaurant is very consistent in serving excellent french food. The grilled calamari and braised short ribs were very good. Their famous "French Toast" is a must for desert. It does tend to get a little loud in the restaurant from all the excited diners enjoying their great meals."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Nice and friendly restaurant. Good food. Good service, Rather on the pricey side."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "the place was amazing and very easy to get to, the food was spectacular and the service was amazing, its nice when they can explain everything to you just as clearly in english as in french, they also have an amazing wine list and the servers themselves are very well versed in them"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The service for dinner was great. We enjoyed the escargots appetizer, and the entrees were delicious as well. The French toast dessert was absolutely rich and yummy."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We eat often at Lemeac and it is always very good."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Quel bel endroit, un classique quoi! Et ses classiques, il faut les revisiter plus souvent :) Le repas était sublime, les saveurs parfaites, le service courtois et aimable et, les petites attention à la fin du repas pour les 2 fêtés, une attention fort appréciée. Merci. Au plaisir de se revoir bientôt."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Had a lovely dinner outside on the patio. The food was great - quail and duck confit - and the service was great. Would highly recommend!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our anniversary dinner at Leméac! The last anniversary before our baby is due...The athmosphere was very pleasant - You can hear the music yet it wasn't too loud so we were able to carry on a conversation. The service was great with very friendly and knowledgable wait staff. The Food was amazing! We really enjoyed it!! The dessert is a must! They all looked amazing, but the French toast "pain perdu" with caramel maple serup and dulce de lece ice creme was to die for!!! Generally a great experience with delicious food! We'll def be back!!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My friend and I ate there during a brief trip to Montreal. The food and the service were lovely. My friend had the hanger steak and I made a meal out of four appetizers. I had the gazpacho, roasted calamari, vegetable tian, and salmon tartar. The only disappointment was the salmon. The fish was sweet and perfectly fresh but it was a one note dish. It was a delicious note but I needed some kind of contrast -- be it in taste or texture. The lemon curd tart was devine."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Lively atmosphere but not too loud. We were there for the late dinner at 10:30 which is a great value at $25 for appetizer and entree. The service was attentive and efficient. The food was excellent."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This experience was less satisfactory than our initial visit in November. The difference was the food very disappointing."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We were at Lemeac on Saturday June 14 ,2014. Though we had a reservation, our table was small with a view of the wall. The appetizers were the best part of the deal and certainly tasty. Our server left to go on break and we waited quite a long time to receive our bill. While we were waiting, one of the people on the table next to us got his meal spilled on top of him. Shortly after that, we heard a crash of glasses breaking in the kitchen area."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The service and food was good in general. The duck confit was too dry."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Had an absolutely lovely lunch here on a visit to Montreal. Chevre croustillant and smoked salmon salad were impeccable as were my daughter's ravioli aux champignons and salad with grilled shrimp. Beautiful presentation and attentive service. Glasses of wine were perfect. Looking forward to returning for dinner."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Appetizers (salmon tartare and escargot) inventive and very enjoyable. Filet mignon cooked to perfection. Found the cod entree excessively salty, though accompanying fennel mash was fantastic. Adequate service."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "The after 10pm menu is super great deal! The food was delicious. Highly recommend the French Toast."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I love Lemeac, everything about it, including the noise which can be over-powering. Hands down it is the best bistro in town, with a way better, more varied menu than L'Expresse and alas Laloux, my previous fave, is now but a pale imitation of its once glorious self. The best calamari dish in town for an entree and Boudin noire with celeriac, plus all the usual suspects; the $25 menu late night menu is still a treat and the terrace is lovely. I even like the washrooms."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I take my 95 year old mother-in-law for a special treat for Sunday brunch. I alway have the omelette because no matter how hard I try I can't make it as light, delicate and flavourful as they do. The fresh OJ is terrific too. I've been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "One of my favorite restaurants. Always amazing food and service is consistently friendly and professional."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I have gone to this restaurant a few times and the food is always good"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We had a wonderful meal from the « FIN DE SOIRÉE » menu- an excellent value at $25 per person. Service was excellent, options for wine by the glass were great, and the plates were perfectly executed. The restaurant was completely full and guests continued to arrive until our depature near midnight- a testament to the popularity of the place.Unfortunately the room was so loud we could hardly speak to each other; but for that, this would be a 5 star experience. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "I live near Lemeac, so I go there fairly often. I am guaranteed great service and a very good meal. The last time I was there, some patrons were rather inappropriate. Our waiter did his best to fix the situation, and I truly appreciated the effort. Fortunately, my food was great, as always. I'll most likely be back there again sometime this month!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great food great service. Kitchen was flexible by substituting green beans for French fries in my mussels entree. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The food was great, the service attentive, could have enjoyed more space between the tables. We will return. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014