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Vieux-Port Steakhouse
Vieux-Port Steakhouse

Vieux-Port Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://vieuxportsteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (514) 866-3175
  • Hours of Operation: Déjeuner: Lundi - Dimanche: 11:30 - 16:00; Dîner: Dimanche - Jeudi: 16:00 - 22:00, Vendredi - Samedi: 16:00 - 23:00; Brunch: Dimanche: 10:00 - 15:00


    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Billy Antonopoulos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Saint-Gabriel
  • Public Transit: Métro: Champs de Mars ou Place d'Armes
    Bus: 515-55-14-129
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking en arrière du restaurant (entrée rue St-Gabriel).


    Parking at the back of the restaurant (entrance on St-Gabriel street).
A word from Vieux-Port Steakhouse
Murs de pierres, plancher en bois, grandes baies vitrées, foyers, quelques mots qui résument parfaitement nos salles à manger et l'ambiance qui règne dans celles-ci. Sur trois étages, elles peuvent aussi bien accueillir soirées aux chandelles qu'événements familiaux ou privés.



Old stone walls, wood floors, large picture windows, cozy fireplaces; these are just some of the words that describe and evoke the warm and inviting atmosphere of our dining rooms. On three floors, they are as perfect for candlelight dinners as they are for family and private events.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "We looked forward to our visit but were disappointed. The restaurant seemed to seat non-Canadians in larger groups on the upper floor, and as a family of 5, we were surrounded by very large tables of US families, and a total lack of the intimate/Canadian atmosphere we were seeking. The service was inconsistent - the waitstaff seemed rushed and appeared to simply go through the motions. We had to ask for an extra chair at the round table to be removed, and to ask for water more than once. The waiter said that it wasn't his job and that the girl would be by; she didn't come by and we eventually we had to ask again. The restaurant is so large that it comes across as very impersonal and almost a cruise ship atmosphere. Food was just ok."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This restaurant was a great find on OpenTable. There were 5 dining 2 of which do not eat an protein other than seafood. The fish was very fresh. My portion could have been cooked a little more but it had great flavor. The portions were average. The area where the restaurant is located is perfect for walking and sight seeing."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Had steak and half lobster with lots of draught beer. This was the best meal I've had in 6 months, and I just returned from Europe (Berlin, Prague, and Paris)! Alberta beef perfectly cooked (actually sent first one back since it was slightly overcooked) and received new one in about 3 minutes with no issues by waiter. He looked at it and saw that it wasn't pink enough. Great, attentive service. Half lobster even had some liver so I got to enjoy one of my favorite delicacies. When I return to Montreal, this will be my first dinner reservation! Thanks to everyone!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I have to preface my comments by saying it was Canada Day, so they may have been short-staffed. Steak was excellent, though not the cut I ordered. Excellent ambiance and is located on Rue St. Paul in the middle of the Old Port. Had the Caesar salad, which was small and average. The service was very rushed, although not impolite. I would have ordered the mushroom sauce had our waiter not abruptly left when I ordered the dish. Wine by the carafe was extremely disappointing. I hate to say it, but you might want to order by the bottle so that you can see it opened. Neither my fiancee and I are experts, so this may just be poor quality or a bad bottle, but the Baron de Rothschild certainly tasted like it had been watered down."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "It was disappointing that our steaks weren't cooked as we had instructed. Service, drinks, creme brulee were fine. Overall, pricey for what the overall experience was... We probably wouldn't go again."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had the seafood platter for two. It was slightly overcooked but otherwise excellent"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Took my family of 6 for the Sunday brunch. It was an amazing experience. We have ages 9 to 44 and all enjoyed the selection of goodies that were offered. The service was excellent and everyone was very polite and friendly. The food was very fresh and vibrant and tasted oh so good!!! At first I was abit hesitate to go with a price of 25$ a head, but once we arrived and I saw the array of food I knew it was well worth it. Thank you so much for the most enjoyable experience."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The stars was aligned that afternoon.. great weather, super location (Old Port) and of course a good restaurant with great service. We had made reservation prior to our arrival for inside dinning but was able to change our sitting to the outside terrasse. Overall it was very good except the lobster tail (fisherman's platter) was minuscule and did not meet expectation. I will go back for sure."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We've been to Vieux-Port for the past two Father's days, and I think it was even better this year than last. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal (and we are quite a diverse bunch). I have many food intolerances, but the spread is so varied that there is definitely something for everyone."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Was very excited about our dinner at your restaurnat but wallked away very disappointed and will probably not return. Steaks were all overcooked and shrimp dinner was bland and shrimp were overcooked and lattes were cold."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Went there on the Grand Prix Weekend as well, after the race on Sunday evening. The place was almost empty and I had made reservations which were not necessary. We had been there last year during the Grand Prix too and all the staff we enjoyed were no longer around. Wine list was good, however, did not have the wine we selected and when we did chose another white wine, we were informed that it was not chilled :(. We wanted a repeat of last year's excellent menu - the seafood platter. Nothing compared to last year. We waited over AN HOUR, got almost nothing, everything was cold and overcooked - even the $87 3-lb lobster we chose - in addition to the platter. Awful. Won't be back. We were robbed big time."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Our party of 4 dined on the Sunday of Formula One weekend, a slow night in Montreal. Vieux Port is a tourist trap. Only recommended for diners who have never enjoyed a fine steak in New York, Chicago or Texas. For all others steer clear. The Keg next door is a way better option. Water took 15 minutes and drinks 20. We waited for an ADDITIONAL 20 minutes before our appetizers made it to the table. When our entrees came the ribeye was gristle and not worth the $36. Mashed potatoes were delivered cold etc. The restaurant was 1/3 full but so was the management. Two adjacent tables were complaining and one left after requesting a manager. No "great" restaurant in a major N.American would let this happen. Skip it"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We went to this restaurant last year for dinner during out stay in Montreal for the Formula 1 Grand Prix and had a great dinner. Food was excellent. This years Grand Prix, not as good. Seems like they made some changes over the year and all 3 of us said the filet lost it's flavor and mine was undercooked. The garlic mashed potatoes were grainy instant like. The vegetable side (asparagus) was average. The service was good and wine selection was good as well. With all the restaurants in Old Montreal area, we will most likely not go back again."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Food was strong but not life changing. Steaks needed another 30s but had perfect crust. Ambiance is nice and unique beautiful building. One of a kind. Waiter was friendly, skilled, and old school. We had a totally great time as a result. Would totally go back. Old Montreal has to be seen. Open table worked as advertised. Great app and restaurant was totally ready for us."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We had a great lunch on the terace. They have a 15$ lunch menu, so the service was good, food great, and the terace beautiful. A great place for an office lunch with collegues."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Flying bugs were drawn to the lights above the tables. Seemed to get worse as the night went along. Passed on dessert & coffee because the bugs were getting worse."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Was not expecting the restaurant to be so good. We were pleasantly surprised, the food was very tasty and our waitress was great. Overall a great night out in Old Montreal. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anyone...I will definitely will go back!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great place for a good meal after the Cirque. Food; salad fresh and chilled, steak tender, perfect medium rare, veggies hot and still crisp, good portions. Service; prompt, good humour, fully bilingual. Price; reasonable. Clean through out."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had an amazing dinner here while in Montreal this weekend. The steak was superb and the oysters were delish! Hands down the best meal we had all weekend! "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Went while visiting Old Montreal with another couple. The two guys ordered the seafood platter for two which was excellent, although a seafood fork would have been useful. My friend's baseball cut steak was also very good. I had Osso Bucco which was not bad but would have been better if veal rather than pork was used. Sitting at a table by the window watching the crowds go by was interesting. The waiter, although very professional, was also fun after my husband started it. If ever back here, would definitely go again."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Great food, large selection. Fantastic service. Strongly recommend any one looking for a great Sunday brunch at the great location in Montreal "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Reception was nice at our arrival and service at the table was number one. Our meal was cooked to perfection and we really enjoyed our evening. Thank you."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We were in town to see Cirque du Soleil and of course it fell on the first game of round 3 for the Habs. While searching for somewhere to have some great food and watch the game we stumbled across a note on Trip Advisor talking about the bar at Le Vieux-Port Steakhouse. We booked on Open Table and made a note that we were there to watch the game. When we arrived we were taken to the bar where they had set up a special high top bar table for the four of us with all seats facing the TV. We enjoyed a wonderful series of appetizers, cocktails and some great wine choices while we watched the first two periods of the game and then made the quick walk down to Le Cirque. Dining room out front and Patio also looked wonderful. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Three of us had dinner at the Vieux Port Steakhouse and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals - oysters and steaks. We pretty much make sure to have a meal at this restaurant when we visit Montreal. Again, we were not disappointed."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I had made a reservation for mother's day brunch many weeks before the actual date. I had a special request for a specific section due to the mobility of one of the diners in our group. When we arrived we were given very different accomodations that I could not accept (too many stairs for him to climb). I told the maitre'd and he was quick to fix the situation. We were given a lovey table close to the buffet and all the action. I am so happy that my family was able to enjoy the brunch in comfort. My mother was overjoyed with the food quality and selection, while my husband and myself were happy that it all worked out. The brunch is spectacular and I cannot wait to go back for my next family outing."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Great to see this locally owned and operated little gem doing so well right next door to a nationally franchised steakhouse. My wife and I had found this restaurant quite by accident a couple of years ago, when we just walking in our first time while touring the old port. We loved it and have been back several times since, this time with some family and friends to celebrate our son's graduation from NTS. Its now our favourite place to eat while in the city. The meal was superb, the atmosphere was great, the service was top notch, and the cost was very reasonable considering the quality of the food and service."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "I took the family for mother's day brunch. The service was exceptional; we were called the day before to confirm our reservation, when we arrived we were immediately taken to a nice table, during our meal we were constantly waited on. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The food was very good and the lineups at the buffet were very reasonable. There were a bunch of kids running around, but that was very appropriate for mother's day. Overall great dining experience."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Thanks to our waiter, Paolo, he was excellent. Food was excellent, rack of lamb, rib eye steak all great.cjpb"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "By far the best steak i have ever had in montreal; the service was impeccable and professional, very courteous the entire staff was very happy to see everyone and meet every request"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We were greeted with a smile and ushered to a prime table in the upper level dining room. Our food was outstanding, from appetizer to dessert. there is an extensive wine list, great cocktails, and impeccable and professional service. Reservations are definitely recommended. In colder months, book a table near the gas fireplace on the street level. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Great server, great food! Got in later than planned due show taking longer than scheduled and never felt any pressure from the staff to leave fast, even though we were last ones to leave."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Unbelievable dinner the steaks were devine and melted in your mouth. Well priced and suburb service. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Great location in the Old Port of Montreal within a very short distance from the river. The NY strip steak was tender and cooked just right. The catch of the day was grilled bass. Both meals were excellent. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the wine list and made great recommendations. The meal and the service were terrific. We would go back again!"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We enjoyed the relaxed feel of this place as well as the ambience - quiet and romantic. The food was excellent. My favourite part of the meal was dessert : the "homemade" creme brûlée with Grand Marnier - the server did the flambé presentation at the table. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "We thought we would go to a steakhouse on our last night in Montreal and avoid the exorbitant prices of Gibby's so we tried Vieux Port Steakhouse instead. We were seated upstairs literally by ourselves as it was not busy. People were in a room next door to watch the hockey game which is fine, but we went out to avoid the noise and should have been asked to move. When seated, there was red wine on the floor and on our table. Luckily we didn't get it on our clothes but it was all over my hand. The table beside us had cutlery on the floor and it was never seen by anyone; waiter or night manager. The Caesar salad did not have bacon and the dressing was average. The halibut was overdone and dry. The steak was ok but not special. Disappointing. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Beautiful restaurant - great food, great wine list and I loved people-watching through the front bay windows! "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "This is the second time we have been there for Sunday brunch and it was fantastic. A great selection of food. The waffles are delicious. Omelettes are made to order in front of you. The quality and service of this restaurant is outstanding. Friendly staff, beautiful building. I would recommend going, you will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Great place and I hope I will return with other friends."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "While the service was generally good, the waiter who took our order seemed to be in a hurry so he kept asking us if we were ready to order even though I mentioned twice that my friend had just arrived and had not looked at the menu. In addition, a smile was not part of his composure. On the other hand, the young man who brought the food to us was friendly, with a lovely smile and was very attentive to our requests. I find the quality/price excellent."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "It began with us arriving early for our reservsation but we were greeted with a smile and immediately sat at a table with a wonderful view of St. Paul Street. We were two couples and right from the start the service was excellent. The waiter for our table was friendly and very helpful with our choices for the main dishes. His name was Louie and he was very professional. The main courses we choice we very well done and all four of us cleaned our plates from the sirloin to the fillet mignon all were great! Calamari was super good. Could have had 2 more plates of that dish. Excellent time at the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/29/2014