This charming and intimate restaurant serves a generous and creative fresh market cuisine, cheerfully prepared by chef-owners Marc De Canck and Olivier de Montigny. At La Chronique, the pleasures of the table are always front and centre. But in addition to the delights it serves up, the restaurant is also known for its extensive wine list, welcoming décor and impeccable service. Little wonder it's been considered "essential eating" in Montreal since 1995.
La nourriture était impeccable. Le service un peu lent et il faisait froid dans le restaurant mais sinon nous avons beaucoup aimé!
Menu 5 étoiles. Tout fait délicieux!
Notre serveuse, Julie, était extraordinaire: attentive, souriante, à l'écoute, drôle avec maîtrise parfaite de la composition du menu.
Soirée très agréable à MTL à table. Service était excellent. L’oeuf A 64 degrés très bon. L’agneau aussi.
It is a great restaurant. Food is excellent. service is great. Though I did not like their wine pairing for the foes gras.
Outstanding food and experience. Will certainly go back!
Un mtl à table très bien pensé, tout était parfait : portion, saveur, présentation!
Léger bémol sur le pain qui aurait été plus pertinent si il était resté simple! L’alliance n'était pas au rendez vous.
Allez y les yeux fermés, un véritable enchantement!
We loved it, we will be back for sure! We are still talking about it, a must try!
Meme si le pain est fait maison, excellent et bien présenté, je trouve toujours ça "cheap" quand il faut payer un supplément pour le pain, même de 2 dollars - pour le principe! Je me demande d'ailleurs si c'est toujours comme ça ou juste pour les clients du Montréal à Table?!
Mais sinon très bon restaurant et excellente expérience!
Tres chouette nous sommes agréablement surpris et reviendront c'est sur! Gastronomique déjà recommandé aux amis!
Restaurant prétentieux, nourriture bonne mais le service n’est pas au niveau des prétentions du restaurant. De nombreuses erreurs.
Super nourriture et service. Le seul inconvénient est que les tables sont tellement proches les unes des autres qu’on a l’impression de souper avec les voisins.
Excellent food for Mtl á Table. Great service and ambiance is super nice.
Food is simply great - out of the ordinary, tasty, innovative, prepare with care and very well presented.
Service is good but when it gets crowded, it looses its charm and the wait becomes marginally acceptable.
Of course, we will go back but avoid crowd or for the owners, plan for busy time as it is not pleasant to have to wait for 30 minutes for coffee and then another 10-15 minutes for the bill - a 45 minutes we could invest differently.
We came for my mom’s birthday as a party of 4.
The table was nicely dressed, the music was not too loud and to our taste.
The waiters were exceptional. They knew everything about anything on the menu and they gave us an excellent service.
The food was really good and the wine excellent.
My meal was very good, excellent corn soup and duck entree and my husband’s starter of scallops was very good as well but his halibut was tasteless and very garishly presented. It was not inedible but he did not like any part it it. No one asked how things were while we were eating and when his plate was cleared and he said it was not good, he received a shrug of the shoulders and a bill for $48. Nothing was said or done. And very long wait between courses with odd mixture of warm and cold bits in the dishes. We would not go back at those prices.
Always outstanding !
On n’a oublié nos plats principaux
Lorsque la serveuse nous a proposé les desserts et que nous avons indiqué ne pas avoir reçu les plats principaux (après 40 minutes d’attente) ils nous nos servis des plats brûlés en vitesse! Très déçu
We had the tasting menu with wine pairings. The food and wine were flawless. We were seated at an out of the way table on the second floor, which was very romantic, but at times we felt a little forgotten about as our servers appeared to have had tables downstairs as well. The biggest disappointment was that, at the end of the meal, their credit card machine declined several of our credit cards—but a call to our bank did not show any requests, so clearly it was a problem with their system not on our end. I had to run several blocks to an ATM to get cash.
Great food, not good position - felt like we were eating on the landing/corridor. Very slow between courses but speeded up when we said we were falling asleep!
Best Lunch menu in Montreal! You have to try it!
Reservation system easy; restaurant even accommodated an addition of 2 people; very accommodating of dietary restrictions/allergies. We chose the 5-course meal for four people, which was more than adequate. Four out of the five dishes were just outstanding (the foie gras on top of the delicious magret de canard was not as great). The first dish (tuna tartare and sashimi tuna) and dessert (a number of wonderfully surprising morsels of sweetness) were truly outstanding. All in all a great experience for my birthday dinner! Thank you!
I had and evening meal from the a la carte menu as a party of four. This was an excellent dining experience. The environment was relaxed and stylish. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. The food was also very high quality, I would give it 4.5 stars if I could, I only avoid giving it 5 star because at this level I have had meals where every course was exceptional, in this case one course was very good but not exceptional. I suspect that if I had chosen the tasting menu I would be giving a perfect score.
The wine list is excellent with many wines that are difficult to obtain. The sommelier picked a bottle of red for our meal and choose a wine that was both wonderfully complex, good value and a perfect pairing for my food.
I would definitely return here to eat.
I was just disappointed when I asked if they had a choice of cheese platter; specially that it’s a French restaurant, They didn’t have any to offer us; I was disappointed so were our friends.
Also a variety of bread and bread sticks, crackers would have been appreciated too.
Service du dessert un peu trop long par rapport au résultat. Tout le reste est excellent!
Pour célébrer une occasion spéciale, je le recommande grandement
Extraordinary. We did the 5 course meal. Oliver our waiter was superb and attentive just enough. Olivier was very friendly and welcoming as our chef. Highly recommend La Chronique.
Very good restaurant a must !
Had good food but asked for a cold mineral wine. Had three glasses for three people. When the bill arrived the wine was $27.50 a glass. Typical sleazy resto scam. Three glasses of wine representing 30% of the bill is why I will never return. The food is not good enough to obviate this. To bad. It’s a resto of huge reputation. The fois gras was the best I’ve ever had. Service was great. Got scammed on the wine. Was it worth ripping me off?
Excellent, as always. One of the very best fine dining experiences in Montreal.
Best lunch in the city you can’t go wrong.
Just fantastic. Food, wait staff and vibe was awesome.
juxtaposition of flavors and finaly badly executed dishes, on the top of it extreamly bad service!
go somewhere else, like Pastel or l atelier is still good even without joel robuchon....
We enjoyed an outstanding evening at La Chronique last week. The five course tasting menu was exquisite from start to finish and the welcoming staff made the evening truly enjoyable. We can’t wait to return.
One of the best meals ive had. We had a Lobster Degustation menu and also the foie gras (one the best i tried). The service was very informative and kind. Special kudos to the sommelier. Amazing guy with lot of knowledge.
Très belle soirée. Nourriture excellente.
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this is my favorite restaurant for tasting menu in Montreal
Le menu "déclinaison homard" était remarquable (y compris la qualité des vins qui accompagnaient). On pourrait cependant s'interroger sur le dessert, qui combine le homard avec du caramélisé...
Fantastic dining, every plate as fine art and delicious textures and flavors. I appreciate the food was very creative and exquisitely prepared yet the service adjusted the experience to what we wanted. Incredible place! We had the lobster tasting menu, it was amazing.
Pour le prix, j'aurais aimé avoir un service professionnel, notre serveur ne nous prennait pas au serieux (des blagues sur l'attente, un air moquer et une repartie assez grossiere). En parlant d'attente, 1 heure et 30 pour recevoir les entrées... Une fois les entrées arrivées les plats principaux on pris 10 minutes. Les plats étaient excellents, mais le temps qu'ils arrivent nous étions affamés et fatigués alors nous n'avons pas pu les apprécier au maximum. Pour un prix final de 750$ incluant des bouteilles de vins que nous avions du servir nous meme... nous nous sentions plus que très déçus. Ce n'était pas un service digne des plats servis et malheureusement nous ne reviendrons plus et ne recommanderons pas non plus. Dommage.
Repas gastronomique et choix de vins à la hauteur du restaurant.
Toujours un plaisir de s'attabler à la Chronique!
Parmi les meilleures tables au Québec.