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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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "We eat often at Lemeac and it is always very good."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "The service and food was good in general. The duck confit was too dry."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The after 10pm menu is super great deal! The food was delicious. Highly recommend the French Toast."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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 have gone to this restaurant a few times and the food is always good"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "One of my favorite restaurants. Always amazing food and service is consistently friendly and professional."
    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
  • "Great food great service. Kitchen was flexible by substituting green beans for French fries in my mussels entree. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "throughly enjoyed the food and wait staff. will definitely go back again"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "The food was great, the service attentive, could have enjoyed more space between the tables. We will return. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I have eaten at Lemeac many times over the years and have always found the food, service and ambiance to be great. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case the last time I was there. Hopefully, it was just an off night. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Food was good but we were expecting more. I took the plat du jour and the truite entrée. Everything was good. Just above average. Nothing extraordinary. Lemeac is living on its reputation and doesn't take the extra step to make sure you'd come back and not try a new address."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Very good service - we added a person so screwed up the reservation number but they accommodated us in reasonable time although very busy. Very sincerely friendy service - good food"
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Restaurant offrant un menu classique et très bien exécuté. Le décor est agréable et propice aux discussions entre amis. Nous avons profité du spécial après 22h et nous avons trouvé que le rapport qualité/prix était excellent. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "I heard a lot about this restaurant, but at the end, food was not great. Presentation was lame and taste was ok. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Enjoyed the food- well prepared, and very delicious! will come again! thanks! "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "We especially love the weekend brunch but consider it also overall as a very fine restaurant "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "My complaints were that the server poured 2/3rds of a glass of wine. Many other tables seemed to have the same, but if this is restaurant policy, it's not acceptable. Not when wine is $11 a glass. The greens salad is just lettuce? It's very nice lettuce and it's a very nice vinaigrette, but giant pieces of lettuce do not a good salad make. Our server also seemed more interested in anything but serving us. I felt very dismissed. He also didn't understand our order for a smoked salmon salad. We requested it in poor French, but common sense should have dictated that one of our party was not ordering a smoked salmon appetizer followed by a smoked salmon salad. He could have at least double checked politely. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Really enjoyed our dinner- went for my husbands birthday, w/ 2 teenage daughters. Outstanding experience, highly recommend."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Unimpressed with service, nothing we ordered tasted or looked spectacular and overall, a very mediocre experience. There are far better options. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Consistency is a great quality. You can always rely on Lemeac to be consistent, the same great service, the same good food and you can also be sure that the restaurantbwill be full. It's a great place to go with friends as there is always something for everyone on the menu."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Were seated promptly and proceeded to enjoy an absoutely fantastic meal. The tartare/pomme frites were incroyable and the rack of lamb was inoubliable! All accented with an outstanding Sancerre and the amazing pain perdu dessert. A truly enjoyable experience from start to finish."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Consistently great. Good food, knowledgeable waiters"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Service was excellent-food was quite good. I was expecting absolutely outstanding food based on reviews. Perhaps I need to give it another try."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The food was great and reasonably priced for the quality of food."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Visited based on a friend, fellow foodie's nod. Food was very good overall: salads were generous and nicely presented, salmon pot au feu was beautiful with fresh herbs and a quality stock as the base, panned veal chop was incredibly tender with chanterelles as a nice touch - while the reduction may have had a little heavy hand on the salt! Service was excellent - attentive (no wine or water glass left unfilled) but not intrusive during what was a business discussion. Overall a very nice experience and one I will look to repeat!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "Locals suggested this restaurant to me back in 2013 and we've never been disappointed. The service is top notch and the brunch menu is fantastic. The selection ensures that there is something for everyone. Look forward to trying the dinner menu next time we're in Montreal."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "À chaque visite au Lemeac nous avons une expérience excellente, endroit idéal pour amener des amis ou pour un lunch d'affaires, on aime se retrouver au Lemeac. La nourriture est excellent et le service est totalement dans ce que nous attendons de ce genre de restaurant, il y a de ses restos qui ont des employés avec le je ne sais quoi et le Lemeac fait partie de ceux-là."
    Dined on 3/30/2014