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About La Chronique


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.

104 Ave. Laurier Ouest
Montréal, QC H2T 2N7
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 11:45 - 14:00
(lunch special starting @ 25$)
Dinner: Monday to Sunday starting from 18:00

Cross Street:
St-Urbain

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(514) 271-3095

Website:
http://www.lachronique.qc.ca/

Executive Chef:
Marc De Canck et Olivier de Montigny

Private Party Contact:
Olivier de Montigny: (514) 271-3095

Additional:
Banquet, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Enjoy a wonderful Valentine's Day at La Chronique with a 5 course Chef signature tasting menu for $150 per person. Wine pairing will be suggest by the sommelier.
Beverage, Tax & Gratuity are additional.

La Chronique Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

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Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Tasting Menu (20)
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Notable Wine List (19)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Romantic (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Good for a Date (17)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Business Meals (13)
Authentic (8)
Cozy (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Seasonal (3)
Good for Groups (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Healthy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

La qualité et l’originalité des mets servis tout à fait exceptionnels. Les conseils du sommelier pour le choix du vin très apprécié.
Une expérience que l'on aimerait répéter plus souvent si la palette des prix devenait plus abordable.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Avons passé une excellente soirée. Menu dégustation délicieux. Service courtois. Accord vin-mets particulièrement réussi.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Simply amazing new years diner

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was delicious and our waiter was very delightful.

Unfortunately, the individual who greeted us at the door was unwelcoming. After giving him my name, he said there is no one here reserved under that name. He made my wife and i so uncomfortable as though we had to leave his restaurant and we were not welcome. So i took out my phone to show him my “open table” reservation. He then realized he had hand written my reservation under my last name in his reservations book, which he never asked for. A restaurant of this quality should have the proper tools in place to 1) avoid these types of miscommunications from arising at the door and 2) should they arise, have reservationists in place who know how to handle these situations more professionally.

Other than that, only good things to say about La Chronique, especially the ravioli!

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Just back from Lyon where I ate my mid-day meal at three restaurants with Michelin stars . My experience at La Chronique measured up to all three.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our meal at La Chronique was delightful. I expected very good food and certainly enjoyed a great meal. The experience was enhanced by the service, and the excellent wine pairings and wine education offered by the sommelier.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Tout était excellent. Le service, les plats et l’ambiance étaient parfaits.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Pas de sensation d'extase à la sortie de restaurant. Le repas fût bon mais sans plus vu le prix payé. Je m'attendais à bien mieux. Les ris de veaux avec truffe sur la carte mais sans truffe dans l'assiette m'ont fortement déçu. Je reconnais que je suis dur dans mes appréciations, mais j'ai mangé dans les plus grands restaurants de Montréal et je n'ai jamais été déçu mais là oui.
Servir des verres de vin à 21 et 25$ est de l'abus aussi.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Le lieu est chic et intemporel, les plats et les vins sublimes... mais cependant l'accueil comme le service pourraient être un tout petit plus chaleureux !

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on December 8, 2017

La cuisine, sa présentation et le service continuent à se situer dans le haut de gamme; la qualité des mets et le savoir faire sont remarquables. Un seul bémol : la réverbération de tous les sons ambiants rend la conversation plutôt difficile; il y a lieu d'espérer des mesures d'atténuation à cet égard.

On y retourne pour la bouffe et le service

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Les raviolis étaient tres bien présentés MAIS ils n'étaient tièdes et pas fondants, ils étaient beaucoup trop fermes, voir durs. C'était décevant pour un resto de cette réputation. Le plat du cardeau était bon.
Service peu sympathique.
J'y étais allée il y a de cela 9 ans et c'était bien meilleur. C'est dommage.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 2, 2017

A bit pricey but totally worth it. So glad we stopped here during our first visit to Montreal. Food is outstanding and service is impeccable!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

de 15 à 20 % trop cher sur tous les plats et voici les 50 caractères

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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Best foie gras in town!!! Simple menu but very tasty food😊

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

most definitely lost it. used to be very good is not just simple OK.. .did want to say the soup was the BEST soup i had in a while, but the scallops were OVER cooked, considering the price you pay, its very deceiving.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was spectacular.
End of service, unfortunately left a sour note that partially spoiled an otherwise memorable meal.
We unfortunately had to wait upwards of 20minutes to get the chèque after we were done with coffee and dessert.
As we were dining with a toddler that had started to get frustrated and sleepy, this was an issue.
Once the chèque did come, I noticed that there had been an error and that we were double charged for an item. We waited for the waitress to correct the error, but it was simpler to swallow the extra cost than to continue waiting for it to be corrected.
Like I said, one of the tastiest meals we have had in a while, but it will also be remembered as a frustrating one as the service at the tail end seemed to slow to a snails pace.
Food was worth the $400+ dinner for two, service not up to par.
Overall bittersweet...

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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Delicious tasting menu, fun to be surprised.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Petit resto sympathique, atmosphère intimiste, bonnes suggestions pour accord mets-vins, excellentes entrées de carpaccio de poisson et bisque de homard, magret de canard très bon mais accompagnements un peu manquants, crémeux à l’érable très bon mais difficile à manger. Excellent rapport qualité/prix!

Tags: Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Excellente cuisine et service, comme toujours. À recommander.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Vraiment bon, impressionnant. Tout était parfait. La cuisine et le service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Cuisine excellente et service très attentionné. Sauf pour le suiteur, complètement antipathique.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 12, 2017

What a nice evening at La chronique . Very professional discreet service , the food was very impressive , beautifully executed and well served . Thanks for being part of the scene for all these years.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Le seul bémol fut que moi et ma conjointe avions décidé en voyant le menu lors de notre réservation 1 mois plutôt ( MTL à table) les ris de veaux et rendu le grand jour déception, la serveuse nous indique qu'il n'en reste plus:(

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Ce fut une soirée agréable, la nourriture était excellente, de bonnes portions, le sommelier nous as fait de très bonnes suggestions de vin.

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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on November 8, 2017

We were there during the "Montréal à Table" festival and were not disappointed. The food was very good and the wine selection with each course was perfect.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Almost perfect food from the tasting menu. In particular, the foie gras is the best in Montreal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 7, 2017

On apprécie toujours autant cet excellent restaurant à tous points de vue.
Merci

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Amazing food and service, it was our first time at the restaurant and we absolutely recomend it, cant wait to go back. Special mention for the desert, a piece of art in the plate as much as in our palate.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellente qualité de bouffe, mais l'ambiance est un peu froid.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Dessert un peu trop sucré , mets copieux et très goûteux. Riche cuisine

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·Dined on October 25, 2017

a little disappointed. Had heard good things over the years so wanted to try it. Found the portions a bit on the small side and to be honest nothing to write home about. all in all ok but expectations were higher.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Amazing food and excellent service. The tasting menu was delicious and creative. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Healthy, Business Meals, Seasonal
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Spectacular dishes, beautiful presentation - perfect wines. this small restaurant is on par with the very best in Montreal or rather entire Canada. our group of 8 basically tried every item on the menu - all of them were fantastic.

Tags: Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Pour un souper gastronomique, c'est vraiment très réussi ! Les assiettes sont spectaculaires et très savoureuses. Lors d'une occasion spéciale allez y pour la totale, vous ne le regretterez pas !!!

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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Service attentif. Nourriture bonne mais inférieure à ce qu'on aurait pour le même prix dans les autres restaurants similaires à Montréal.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Respecte la grande cuisine française traditionnelle
Belle carte des vins
Service presque parfait
Endroit très agréable

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Le menu dégustation est délicieux et varié. L’accord mets-vins est parfait et le sommelier généreux dans ses commentaires pertinents.
Une expérience à vivre sans aucun doute.
Allez-y!

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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Nous avions une reservation pour 20h30, notre table n'etait pas prête.
On nous a proposé de prendre l'apéro à étage en attendant notre table. À 21h 15 , notre table n'était toujours pas prête.
Attendre 15 min nous semble raisonnable, mais 45 min !
Auncun excuse présenté par le personnel. Nous n'y retournerons pas.
D'ailleurs nous avons quitté après le 45 min d'attente.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 11, 2017

The 7 course tasting menu was seriously good and had a nice balance of vegetables, seafood, meat/poultry and dessert. The standout course was a duck confit ravioli topped with foie gras, but every course was great. Courses change often, but based on my meal, I would guess that you can't go wrong. The chef has a great sense for how to combine ingredients and to artistically use complex sauces that bring the components together. Be prepared for a leisurely meal - European style. Highly recommended.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Tout était parfait. LE meilleur resto de Montréal!

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