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540 Av Duluth E
Montreal, QC H2L 1A9
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Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday we offer two services, 6:00pm and 9:00pm
French, Fusion / Eclectic
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wine
av. de Chateaubriand
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 Winner
Best Restaurants in Plateau Mont-Royal
Spectacular restaurant! Great
french food delivered with great service!!"
Dined on 7/18/2014
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."
Dined on 7/15/2014
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!"
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!"
Dined on 6/28/2014
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?"
Dined on 6/13/2014
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/"
Dined on 5/2/2014
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. "
Dined on 4/29/2014
La bouffe étatit bien, mais le
service du début à la fin était improvisé, une longue soirée."
Dined on 4/11/2014
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!"
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 :)"
Dined on 3/29/2014
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 :-)"
Dined on 3/22/2014
Not a foodie place. Felt like
Westwood back in time ten years. Dated food and presentation"
Dined on 2/15/2014
Went for Valentines. Excellent
menu and great, friendly service."
Dined on 2/14/2014
I had received great customer
service from Fadia, very smiley and accomodated my sitting requirements. Thank you!"
Dined on 2/14/2014
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."
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."
Dined on 2/1/2014
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."
Dined on 1/31/2014
Love this place for service and
food are excellent!"
Dined on 1/30/2014
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!"
Dined on 1/18/2014
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."
Dined on 12/14/2013
so pleased we found Vertige and we
thoroughly enjoyed our time. The food was excellent and a very pleasant atmosphere."
Dined on 11/29/2013
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."
Dined on 11/7/2013
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!"
Dined on 11/6/2013
Both of us had a very good meal.
It was very good value for$29."
Dined on 11/6/2013
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!"
Dined on 10/25/2013
One of the best meals I have ever
eaten in my life."
Dined on 10/25/2013
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!"
Dined on 10/18/2013
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!!"
Dined on 10/15/2013
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."
Dined on 10/10/2013
I had one of the best meals here
I've had in years. The food was incredibly fresh, beautifully-prepared, innovative and remarkable. The chef clearly takes pride in his work (restaurant is run by a couple--he runs the kitchen, while she runs the front of house), and has a talent for mixing classical technique with interesting non-European flavors. A reasonable, well-curated wine list topped off a superb evening. Don't miss this place. The only mystery: I couldn't understand why there was a line out the door."
Dined on 10/3/2013
Tout étais parfait! Le service
chaleureux et professionnel. Les plats tellement bons. (spécialement le fondant au chocolat, vraiment à ne pas manquer!) Belle ambiance! J'y retournerai sans faute!! J'ai bien apprécié aussi de pouvoir faire ma réservation en ligne, très pratique!"
Dined on 9/19/2013
Just a short distance off the main
drag, Veritage truly is a remarkable find. The husband and wife team who run it take obvious pride in every little detail. The food is delicious - the molten chocolate cake is dangerously decadent - and the plating is inventive. The decor is appealing and strikes a perfect balance of contemporary and sophistication. What really sets Veritage apart from other restaurants is the service. The night we went there should have been a slow night so the owner had let her staff leave early. Surprisingly, the night was not slow yet our hostess managed to greet new guests, take orders, wait tables, tend bar and still found time to chat with us without ever seeming to be rushed or overlooking other tables. Amazing!"
Dined on 9/12/2013
We hadn't been to Vertige for a
long time and now we are kicking ourselves. Great food and service! The lobster rice balls are to die for. We'll be back"
Dined on 9/6/2013
This is very good place to have
some French food with kids."
Dined on 8/23/2013
Found through Open Table and it
was tapas night. We each got 6 tapas, got to taste so much, and it was a lot of fun and really good! Tapas are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, we really recommend going and trying it out. A lot of fun and a great time. Would definitely recommend."
Dined on 8/14/2013
We dined at Vertige last Friday
evening with our teenage grandchildren, one of whom could be considered a picky eater. We were all very pleased with the friendly and efficient service, our menu choices (pork osso bucco, sweetbreads and foie gras, cheddar stuffed chicken and veal chop) and through our window table were able to enjoy the passing neighborhood parade. We look forward to returning to this Plateau gem."
Dined on 8/9/2013
This was wonderful - every dish we
tasted was beautifully prepared and presented - an amuse bouche meatball, fois gras torchon and one with a peach tart under it, steak with fois gras, duck, escargot, beef tartare. My only regret is that we didn't have room for dessert."
Dined on 8/3/2013
Everything on the menu was great.
It's a 5 star restaurant."
Dined on 8/2/2013
Found this restaurant on OpenTable
and was quite pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing and the service was great. Veal and lamb chops are incredible. Best of all, the prices are quite reasonable. As a Montrealer and a foodie, this restaurant just got added to my list! Nous avons trouvé ce resto sur Open Table et nous avons été agréablement surpris. Qualité extraordinaire, préparé avec attention, soins et des petites touches créatifs. Crevettes en entré (sauce au carrie et coco incroyable), les côtelettes de veau et d'agneaux sont parfaitement préparés. Et la facture à la fin est raisonnable (pour la qualité du resto). Je le recommande fortement et je l'ajoute à ma "liste" de réstos préférés."
Dined on 6/29/2013
We were so glad my Airbnb host
reccomended this restaurant! From Duluth Street in the Mont-Royal section of Montreal, a sort of "Restaurant-Row", the exterior is unremarkable, but then... Our table was nicely separated from other diners, yet we were fully surrounded by the buzz and enjoyment of other satisfied clients. The fixtures and fittings complemented the high quality of the food. We enjoyed a wide range perfectly prepared main courses with masterfull accompaniments, wonderful salads, appertizers and deserts. The wine was delicious and very appealingly priced. Competant and friendly service topped off a lovely evening."
Dined on 6/8/2013
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