Vertige
Vertige

Vertige

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://restaurantvertige.com/
  • Phone: 5148424443
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

    Saturday we offer two services, 6:00pm and 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, French
  • Executive Chef: Thierry Baron
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: av. de Chateaubriand
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Do not waste your time running around the streets of the Plateau, so charming they are, and rely on street parking located on Roy Street between St. Hubert and St-Denis close to our house for only $8 evening.
A word from Vertige
Vertige offers to all culinary lovers a cuisine with character.
A cuisine with flavours that marry refined French traditions with Mediterranean aromas. From France to Egypt, from Greece to Turkey, we believe all tastes can lead you to Vertige. You can expect a real bistro-style degustation, in a friendly and warm atmosphere, surrounded by the famous vibes of the Plateau district. Relax with a date, a quick bite at the bar, or any special occasion to share with loved ones.

Our bistro suggests a different cuisine, a little bit adventurous, but mainly nostalgic of yesterday and yet open to new trends. Thanks to fresh, seasonal and local products, our chefs creat hoemade recipes, pure inventions for your won delight.

Come and share a real experience with our entre team and enjoy delicacies while keeping within your budget.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
Vertige reviews from OpenTable diners
35 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (19)special occasion (19)neighborhood gem (19)fit for foodies (18)good for groups (8)notable wine list (7)hot spot (4)vibrant bar scene (1)great for outdoor dining (1)late-night find (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • great restaurant overall
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I, my wife and my 20 month old daughter had a fantastic Saturday night dinner here. To my surprise this place is very kid friendly and every single server is so nice. The food was simply outstanding. We wanted a good French style dinner and this place delivered it all. Has very good wine collection including Champagne. We ordered land and sea menu which is four course meal for two. This place offered one of the top quality food we have had, even we compared our experience with some restaurants owned by celebrity chefs! This was a very good find.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superbe !
    Snoopy22
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Première visite à ce restaurant que je ne connaissais pas. Agréablement surprise!!! La nourriture est délicieuse et les prix sont vraiment raisonnable. Je le recommande!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Birthday dinner
    BittyVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    This was right in the neighborhood where I was staying, on a block with a lot of other good restaurants. It wasn't as crowded as some of the others & I don't know why. They have tapas & prix fixe specials. We ordered off the menu & it was great. Seemed to be short a waitress but we still managed to get good service. The tomato tart was delicious, we shouldn't have split that; salads were a nice size. I had the veal chop; awesome & my friend had Cod. Beautiful presentations & so good. I was a little disappointed that they didn't bring me a birthday dessert though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice little neighborhood place
    KevinS
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Found this place on Trip Advisor and made reservation through Open Table. We decided to have the tapas menu they have on Tuesday/Wednesday nights. Of the 12 items we had the only one that was less than great was a steak tapas that was a little chewy but still OK. The chocolate torte was great for dessert and the coffees were great. It was a low noise place and service was good - was nice to have time between the different items. If we come to Montreal again we would definitely come here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very special place.
    SlartyBartfast
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I ate at Vertige during a long weekend in Montreal. I loved Montreal; the people, culture and night life are just amazing. It was important for me to write this review because over the whole time, Vertige was the highlight by a country mile. The food here is amazing. I had Escargots first which were the best I have tasted (my father in law lives in Bourdeaux), then the Lobster Arancini which are sublime, then Scallops which had the most AMAZING beurre blanc in fact the beurre blanc was the highlight of the whole meal for me, the BEST Beef Tartare then a divine Mignon. So ok I ate allot but it was a special occasion. What ever you do in Montreal, eat at Vertige, take your loved ones, you will not regret it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food - nice location
    BusinessTraveler
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The food was outstanding. The tried several dishes to share for each course and very dish was vet good. Top point for the foie gras and the beef carpaccio. We were surprised because the place was very empty at 6:30pm on Tuesday, but don't let this keep you away - food and service were outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special night out
    schtiop
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My wife and i had dinner here recently and enjoyed the food and service. We both had the duck trio, and found the fois gras to be of high quality. The service was attentive in that i appreciated the staff checking if we were finished each course before they prepared the next. This also indicated to me the freshness of the food being prepared. The only suggestion i have is that the staff explain how each course is prepared when taking the order, especially if it is fusion cuisine. Our second dish of the trio was duck confit, however it was prepared in a spring roll which we did not expect (non the less delicious).
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience
    Fullstomach
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Good friendly service. Nice relaxed ambience and attractive decor. We has several excellent dishes especially the foie gras
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Experience!!!
    Raider
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We had a fabulous meal with fabulous service. It was truly a wonderful dining experience. Our waitress was very sweet and very attentive. The best meal we had while visiting Montreal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Vertige delivers
    itscalleddiningnoteating
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Went on a Tuesday night with my wife to sample the Tues-Wed Tapas special at 29$ each. . We are both foodies or, 'food snobs' as we call ourselves. We opted for the Tapas special, both of us choosing 6 Tapas each. You are permitted to double (or more) on one item. The first round came out pleasantly quick and then settled in to a nice pattern. The presentation (small skillets) is cute, the wine menu more than adequate, service staff was helpful guiding us through the menu. The fusion of flavors as well as the accompanying sauces (served on the side, for dipping) was delicious. Truly a gem of a find. Total bill with a bottle of wine, 99$.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good restaurant - Tasty dishes
    Topse
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I wanted a classy romantic restaurant and that's what I got. First, we wanted a glass of wine each. The waitress made us try 3 different wines so we can pick the one we liked most (10$/glass). She was really patient. Then, another waitress served us a free drink their own special mix. For the food, we ordered "decouverte canard" (discovery duck 49$) and "decouverte terre" (discovery land 39$) both very tasty. They had each 2 appetizers, main dish and desert. Everything was excellent. We were full at the end. Don't eat too much bread to enjoy every bite. My husband took an espresso. (4$) The total bill for 2 was 150$. Worth it for special occasions !
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great French food, great service!
    RickluvsFoodVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Spectacular restaurant! Great french food delivered with great service!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening!
    PDXDiners2VIP
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    We were fortunate to have chosen Vertige on a Tuesday night, when the restaurant offers a $29 tapas menu. The six dishes per person that included many items on the regular menu. We were able to try everything we wanted, the portions were perfect, and each plate that arrived was a winner. A pleasant atmosphere and excellent service added to our satisfaction.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service and Food were top notch
    Outstanding
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The waitress was friendly and and took care of us. We had a 5 year old with us and although they didn't have a kids menu, she suggested something that was kid friendly. We had complimentary amuse bouche. The waitress even brought one for our son, which he loved. They used high quality ingredients and did not over cook the fish or the duck breast we had. Service was nicely paced between each course. It was a long 3 years to finally eat at this restaurant. Wished we could have enjoyed the food sooner. Will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Creative gastronomy at its best
    particularpalate
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    So enjoyed Sunday evening dinner, since they were closing for 2 weeks vacation the next day. The service was highly attentive and prompt. The beef carpaccio which was done in an oriental style was delicious, the lamb kofta were divine, and the veal chop was cooked to perfection place over sumptuous tender gnocchi! Yum!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Trek to Vertige
    Cupcake
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We were easily accommodated at Vertige with our changing reservation times but took longer than expected since we took public transit. It would be convenient if on their website they also include how to get to the restaurant by metro! It was a 9:30 pm dinner, and there were not many guests, so we felt a bit rushed in the service. The presentation of scallops and veal chops were beautiful. The amuse bouche was a nice treat. Love the cork tables. Was looking forward to the dessert, hot chocolate ice cream, but was disappointed with the result. Ice cream with whipped cream in cold chocolate pudding...where's the HOT chocolate?
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing menu with a bargain price
    DO83
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    What a wonderful treat. We brought our friend to the restaurant after several visits who has his own blog. He loved it as well. http://plcloutier.com/2014/05/03/le-vertige-resto-sur-duluth/
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 42 reviews are from the Vertige reviews archive.
  • Absolutely delicious!
    ArkansasTraveler
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    I was traveling with a group of 8 colleagues for a conference. We wanted a place that was not "touristy" and served delicious, authentic French cuisine. We found it in Vertige. They had a four-course prix fixe menu for us that was affordable. The portions were ample and the food was out of this world. So glad we followed our noses and stomachs to Vertige.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Un service bien ordinaire..!
    BusqueVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    La bouffe étatit bien, mais le service du début à la fin était improvisé, une longue soirée.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sea Tasting menu
    AnnWVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Shrimp ravioli was incredible!! My husband's dirty martini was bland but I loved my preseco drink. His filet with foie gras was really good too. Loved the bread and different spreads!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Très bon petit resto, super
    MC007
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Très bon petit resto, super sympathique, j'ai pris le Menu mer et mon mari le Menu terre, excellent!! l'entrée de pétoncles à se rouler par terre!! que dire du kéftas de bison. WOW!!! on y retournera :) et l'ambiance de la rue Prince Arthur, on aime!! BRAVO :)
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable
    Sonico
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    From the warm welcome, cozy athmosphere to the sublime execution of all dishes our party of four ordered, it was all impeccable, memorable, delectable! If you haven't yet been it is a must in Montreal. If you have, then as per these posts I'm sure you've become a regular as we will be... Merci Thierry & Fadia for a meal which we are still talking about... La cuisne de Thierry est est exécutée avec discipline, finesse mais surtout avec une attention sans prétention. L'accueil de Fadia est chaleureux et amical. Les deux font de ce restaurant un vrai bijoux auquel on a déjà hâte de retourner. hmmmmm arrancini à la pâte de truffe, tartellette aux champigons, viandes assaisonnées et cuites à la perfection, frites maisons et bien plus encore :-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tourist 'fine dining'
    Eric
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Not a foodie place. Felt like Westwood back in time ten years. Dated food and presentation
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Valentines Menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Went for Valentines. Excellent menu and great, friendly service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Goood service
    MissIvy
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I had received great customer service from Fadia, very smiley and accomodated my sitting requirements. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Quality, Good Ambiance
    Speri337
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    In one word : excellent! The quality of the food here is absolutely outstanding. Loved the shrimp appetizer and the chicken in the coq au vin was so tender it practically fell apart. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, subpar service
    Macs
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    The food was really good, unfortunately the service is not what you expect for such a fancy place. Instead of asking for our coats the waitress/hostess scolded us for trying to put them away on a hanger, when we wanted to order she would not take our entrees first and then the main courses, she said she would do it all at once (I'm sorry but as a customer I order what I want and when I want, not at the waitress' convenience). When compared with other restaurants in Montreal, the place is average. For what we paid I would have expected a much better service.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Evening with Spouse
    BRA2RVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    It was a really enjoyable and quiet evening. It is a very nice place to have a pleasant and relaxing evening with your better half.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delice!
    Kim1
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    Love this place for service and food are excellent!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great find!
    xstitch555
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    It was worth the wait to get into this restaurant. I ordered the Land Menu, which was delicious, and I don't consider myself a "meat" person; I usually order fish when I go out to dinner. The beef carpaccio was lovely! As was the veal chop...wow! Service was great, as well. No complaints about anything. We look forward to going back in the future, and trying all their other dishes!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super délicieux!
    jtcf1981
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    Nous sommes allés à Vertige après une recommandation d'un ami qui vient de déménager à Montréal. Nous n'étions pas déçus! La cuisine est française avec un goût moderne. J'ai eu le meilleur steak que j'aie mangé et les balles d'arancini pour commencé étaient très délicieux. Le seul criticisme était la musique - nous nous sommes assis sous les parleurs et la musique était un peu trop forte, donc c'était un peu difficile d'avoir une conversation. Mais malgré cela, nous avons passé une bonne expérience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • so pleased we found Vertige
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    so pleased we found Vertige and we thoroughly enjoyed our time. The food was excellent and a very pleasant atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellente cuisine,
    Emma
    Dined on 11/7/2013
    Nous avons beaucoup apprécié. La nourriture, le service , le décor. Le foie gras au torchon était excellent ainsi que le plat de morue. Carte des vins très abordable. Nous y retournerons.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    We went to Vertige during the Plateau restaurant week. They offered a special 3 course menu that was delicious. We will definitely go back. Vertige is on a street with many restaurants, some of which are pretty bad (and over-priced). If you find yourself in this neighborhood Vertige is my recommendation!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Montreal A Table
    Arup
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    Both of us had a very good meal. It was very good value for$29.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/25/2013
    The whole experience was perfect! We tried the Menu Decouverte de la Mer, Great decor, great food and very good service. I will go again for sure!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best meals I have
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/25/2013
    One of the best meals I have ever eaten in my life.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Busy, very good experience
    matthias
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    Not much else to say. The food was very good. Some may say it is a bit noisy but excellent for a dinner with friends!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tapas on Tuesdays and Wednesday...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    We never had tapas before. It was a great dining experience for us. The hostess and owner were great and met our needs before we even knew we needed anything. Great service and wonderful food. Thank you!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overrated
    flam1111VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2013
    Service is mediocre, as is the food. Ordered their "house specialty" sweetbread and it was way overcooked (rough lumps of sweetbread, not remotely creamy). The noise level is a bit loud, so not great if you are trying to be romatic or have a conversation. The staff seemed to be spread too thin, so it was unattentive and lacklustering. There are better options in Montreal than this.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic