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About Chez Delmo

Situated in Old Montreal and steps away from the Old Port, this French restaurant established in 1932 makes you feel like you’re at sea savoring the most delicious treasures of the blue waters of the river and ocean. Specializing in fish and seafood, Chez Delmo serves a delicious meal with fresh ingredients. At Chez Delmo, you can choose from a large variety of fish: Dover sole, salmon, cod, sea-bass, halibut, and many more prepared the French way. This means being served in delicious sauces and delicate spices that bring out the fish’s natural flavors without masking them. You may also opt for scallops, shrimp and lobster. Chez Delmo also offers an à la carte dinner and lunch menu. The restaurant's is large and open-aired with a granite bar, the color of which perfectly matches the off-white walls. The mood is very bright thanks to large windows which bathe the high-ceilings of the dining room with light and which offer a beautiful view of the charming Old Montreal atmosphere.

275, Notre-Dame Ouest
Montréal, QC H2Y 1T8
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, French, Shellfish

Hours of Operation:
Sunday: Closed
Monday - Friday Lunch: 11:45am - 2:30pm
Monday - Friday Dinner: 5:30pm - 10pm
Saturday Dinner: 5:30pm- 10pm

Cross Street:
corner St-Jean

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(514) 288-4288

Website:
http://www.chezdelmo.com/

Entertainment:
happy hour on Thursdays, including oysters for 1$ at the bar

Parking Details:
Valet parking evenings only ($15 charge)

Public Transit:
Square Victoria Metro Station

Executive Chef:
Paul Achard

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Mon - Wed 5:30PM - 8:30PM

Chez Delmo Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (17)
Good for a Date (15)
Romantic (15)
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Fit for Foodies (14)
Business Meals (13)
Authentic (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Healthy (9)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Cozy (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Casual (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good for Groups (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Waterfront (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (London)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Delmo isn't what it used to be. Nice small space, attentive service, but the food just doesn't shine. And don't use the $15 Valet parking!! Just try to park on the street after 6;30, no problem

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Fantastic experience, food, ambiance. As usual, never disappointed.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Wonderful dining experience with great food and service. Friendly staff and delicious seafood

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

No beer available...the langoustines and sole meunière were delicious but the vegetables and rice, very ordinairy...doesn't justify the price!

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Best Lobster Thermidor I've ever had! Yum! We found this place online searching for good seafood. So glad we tried it, because it was the best dining experience of our visit to Montreal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Superb seafood done right! Great ambiance and service.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

We had a wonderful lunch including local oysters, which were fresh and delicious. The Dover sole and frogs legs were classically prepared and truly outstanding. The wine selection was excellent, including some small batch vintages not generally available.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 20, 2017

My wife and I ate at Chez Delmo last week prior to the Centaur theater. Service was attentive, the wine list interesting, and the menu classic. My meal was extremely good -delicious fish soup with all the extras followed by excellent fish & chips - minimal breading and perfectly cooked fish. Not cheap but good value for the such high quality fish.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Excellent restaurant with very good food and good location.
Good place for friends get together and having fun and enjoy the good food.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on October 12, 2017

This restaurant is a must do in Old Montreal. We wanted a restaurant close to the Westin Montreal. This was a couple of blocks away. Upon arrival we were greeted by the very personable host who gave us a choice of tables for quiet romantic or middle of restaurant with a view of the action. Paul was our server and he was very attentive but not intrusive. Paul was very knowledgeable and helpful as we navigated the menu full of wonderful seafood choices. We decided on an endive salad which was fresh and crisp with a wonderful vinegrette dressing. For an entree we chose the Dover Sole and it was superb. My ding companion has a gluten allergy so the chef changed the preparation for him to accommodate and his was perfect as well. The standard prep served in meunière was moist and delicious. I could go back tomorrow for a total repeat dinner. For dessert, we chose a crime brûlée and it did not disappoint. Paul offered wine pairings to complement the food and that just added to the experience. Definitely a place to come back to.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent sea food.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Delicious seafood restaurant
Seafood poutine is exceptional
Very fresh and tasty product served with appeprate sauce
Dining room could be noisy

Tags: Tasting Menu, Healthy, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Très bon restaurant. Le service est au top. La nourriture est savoureuse et bien présentée. Le goût, qualité et la fraîcheur des fruits de mer sont excellents. J'ai été avec ma copine et je dirais que c'est l'un des meilleurs restaurants qu'on a été jusqu'à présent.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Vegan, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Chez Delmo was on our recommended restaurant list from our hotel. The description said essentially that it was a great seafood place; we love seafood so seemed like a no brained. Easy. The ambiance, as it turned out, was the best thing I can say about the place. The waitress was friendly enough but we felt she tried to upsell every chance she had. We asked for 9 oysters, she said what? 12? I asked for a wine recommendation and she picked the most expensive by the glass. Same thing happened when my husband asked about the entrees and again she selected the most expensive dish. All of this turned us off and we haven’t had our food yet. I ordered seafood shell—which was essentially mash with some over cooked scallops and shrimps—for CAD 44. Not worth it. If you’re going to charge me, give me good food, that was not the case with Chez Delmo. The biggest disappointment meal wise on our 6 day trip. For the money, I could recommend all of the other restaurants I tried, and loved, and still save you a few bucks.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This restaurant is crazily overpriced and living on the fact that it has been around for a long time. The prices are extremely high and the quality of the food is average. A seafood platter is $135.00 canadian! I did not select that meal.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great seafood. Energetic atmosphere Attentive service

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was wonderful. We had the Walleye and Halibut. Our fish was incredibly tender and flavorful. We will certainly return on our next trip to Montreal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Super as always.
Fadia was great.
Our early arrival great with a chance to talk to Benoit!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, People Watching, Cozy, Authentic
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

excellent fish food, expansive but worth the value

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Excellent seafood restaurant with many different choices. A little on the expensive side but had great seafood.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Chez Delmo was the perfect spot for my wife and I to dine on our last day in Montréal. The service was incredible, we were able to sample Quebec local cheeses and wines, and the seafood was fresh. I highly reccommend the Coquille de fruits de mer. It was truly on of the finest meals I've ever had. I also reccommend the salmon tare tare. The wait staff were quite accomodating and knowledgable about their meals, wines, and more importantly, ingredients.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

A wonderful experience from beginning to end! Perfect Malpeque oysters, delicious lobster chowder. We both ordered the Coquille aux Fruits de Mer and it was superb - lots of seafood in a rich béchamel type sauce, gratinée with plenty of cheese. The base was a small amount of creamy mashed potatoes.
Wine selected was Puilly Fuissé.
With mentioning are the large murals and art works by Carlito Dalceggio, which add flair, colour, and a happy ambience to the restaurant.
The host and our server were exemplary.
Thanks for a terrific evening in Montréal.

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Always great food and service at this restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We had an octopus appetizer bit tough but good seasoning. The entrees were amazing especially the Waleye so delicious. Though only in town for three nights considered going back the next night ( wish I did) Service a bit slow we waited very low for cocktails ordered before dinner and came after we finished appetizers. The owner manager was extremely apologetic and bought us the round of drinks. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Benoit, our host, was amazing! He gave us his table for the evening and the food presented on it was fabulous!

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Thursday $1 an oyster (wow best offer from PEI), great alaskan crab legs, and good grilled octopus for appetizer. Good selection of wines are visibles from a self-controlled room in the dining room.
Kudos to all.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Special Occasion, Live Sports
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Fabulous! Our meal was amazing and our server, Fabia, was extraordinary. I look forward to our next visit to Montreal and to our next meal at Chez Delmo!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great food and very attentive service. Had the walleye and the oysters.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Toujours un plaisir chez delmo tant qu'il y aura de la sole de douve j'y serai !

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Terrible service. Staff was not accommodating

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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Très bon fruit de Mer très frais! Plats sont servi très chaud. Possibilité de vin au verre très apprécier si on doit conduire!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

the food was superb, quiet atmosphere, exceptional waitress and the staff were also great
nice dining experience, and I'm pretty fussy

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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Prix nettement exagérés compte tenu de la qualité de la cuisine

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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Chez Delmo was recommended to us by friends and we're glad we went. It was one of the best meals we've had. The service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. The price is steep, but it's definitely a place to visit for a special occasion when one doesn't mind splurging. I will definitely eat there every time I visit Montreal.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Service was outstanding. Seafood was a bit on the expensive side but was very fresh and portions were enough to ensure that you didn't go away hungry.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 15, 2017

I had a glass of wine, a mixed salad, escargot, and a cheese plate. It was a divine lunch, but I certainly paid a pretty penny for it. Good food, good service, and nice ambiance.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great Spot- never felt rushed or anything- service could have been a bit quicker as we got super hungry waiting- and ordered even more food! But it was delicious

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 (New England)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent food, service, and ambiance. We ordered from the shared plates. Good size for us. Dessert, wune, beer. All good!

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Fantastic food and great service. What else do you want? Bon Appetit!

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Nous sommes allés manger là avec 3 amis a moi pour mes 21 ans. Et nous n'avons pas été décus! Le service ainsi que la cuisine furent d'une trés bonne qualité. Je recommande notament la poutine au fruits de mer et la sole. Ce restaurant est une perle pour les occasions nocturnes.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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