L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon - Montréal

4.8
380 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Modern European
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  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Renowned chef Joël Robuchon developed an innovative culinary concept: to offer top-drawer gourmet food that excites all the senses and serve it in a friendly and unpretentious environment. Featuring unique counter service where your dinner is prepared right before your eyes. From Paris to London, Hong Kong to Las Vegas, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon draws gourmet aficionados from all over the world. It’s your turn to discover authentic and refined cuisine that ingeniously combines the flavours of exceptional products that are prepared and served in all simplicity.

A chef at the summit of his craft innovates, surprises and reinvents classic cuisine.

18 years and over only.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Modern European, French
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Hours of operation
Wednesday to Saturday : 6 pm - 10 pm
Sunday: 6 pm - 9:00 pm

The seasonal discovery menu must be ordered at least 30 minutes before closing.
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Phone number
(514) 392-2781
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Éric Gonzalez
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Île Sainte-Hélène
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Parking details
Parking is free. Free indoor valet service is also available.
Located in Jean-Drapeau Park across from Montréal’s Old Port, the Casino is easily accessible by car.
Take the Bonaventure expressway (Exit 2, Port de Montréal/Avenue Pierre-Dupuy) and cross the De la Concorde bridge.
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Entertainment
The Casino de Montréal hosts a whole range of events and shows.
Additional
Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine
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Las Vegas
22 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our 29th anniversary celebration, we both had tasting menus and it was delicious food, good services, good ambient and for sure we'll come back and recommend to every one to try the restaurant.

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J
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Une adresse à découvrir à la hauteur de la renommée de Joel Robuchon! Il faut goûter sa fabuleuse purée...

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J
Montreal
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food!!! We love the small portion à la carte tapas style option. The Dorade raw fish from Iceland was so so delicious. Having been travelling the world and trying so many gourmet restaurants including a lot of Michelin's, Mr. Robuchon still surprised us!

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OT
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Très réconfortant d'avoir un restaurant de cette qualité a Montréal. Rien n'est négligé pour satisfaire le client , autant du point de vue de la qualité des plats offerts que du service qui accompagne le tout.

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OT
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service and food delivered with impeccable detail. A superb culinary experience.

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u
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

le menu végétarien est absolument de classe mondiale. un délice. excellent service. bel environnement. a recommander pour des occasions très spéciales.

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BA
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversaire de nariage

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M
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Voilà bien une expérience culinaire hors du commun. Tout était parfait. J'y retournerai certainement.

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R
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Chacun des plats était recherché, contenait des saveurs délicates et authentiques, et s'est avéré délectable. Tous les détails, incluant le pain maison, étaient remarquables.

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PM
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Roblochon is very accommodating. That said, there was no discussion to accommodate us at a confidential table for two to enjoy and share the appreciation of our wine and food
Preparing daily gastronomy, it was very curiosity satisfying to identify basic elements and flavourings.
Our benchmark for comparing other gastronomy was strengthened.

Only one service faux pas was observed in the well styled staff.
My wife on medication should not have alcohol however I believe in offering a tasting to keep her in sharing a pleasure with exceptional food. So be it I order a 350 ml good wine.
The let us call him a basic server gets acceptance of the bottle and rapidly serves generously each glass obliging me to continuously warn her to stretch her consumption to only consume simultaneously with generous forkful of food.
I warn her that that waiter expects me to request a further small bottle that I refuse to do, she agrees. Just before the main plate the server without asking grabs the bottle to pour without asking I was obliged to yell EH that wine is for accompanying our sweetbreads, hold off
Truthfully my wife was poured twice the volume I believe her health tolerates
She suffers Parkinson decease and her medication taken 2 hrs prior to eating does not accept alcohol and I must also try to have her not eat excessive protein content whose pills work opposite to protein.
With Parkinson there is also higher risk of loss of equilibrium, falling while alcohol also affects equilibrium the reason I insist in small tasting .
There better be training so serve only on approval to whom and not to attempt to empty numerous bottles as I observed further than us. Waiters must réalise their responsibility as they did for her allergy to mollusk seafood and juices.
IMPORTANT TO SHARE THIS COMMENT
I WAS VERY ANNOYED BUT DID NOT CUT MY GRATUITY FROM 15 to 05%. as per my concerns
If
I return I will request no sommelier services upon presentation of wine list

Paul Morrissette

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C
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal to celebrate a promotion. When I booked the table online, only patio or bar was available, but someone cancelled and upon arriving we were offered a table in the main dining room, which we were delighted to accept since the weather was kind of gloomy today. We had the Summer Inspiration Menu which was just the right amount of food. Our server Benoit was fun but meticulous, and made our meal very enjoyable. Every dish was delicious. Noise level was just right and we were able to have normal volume conversation at our table. Would highly recommend!

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P
Montreal
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service super excellent. Atmosphère très agréable. Belles saveurs nouvelles et associations inédites formidables. Service de vin au verre impeccable et essentiel. Bravo M. Robuchon!

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pour première visite super on se promet d'y retourner.

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a
Montreal
73 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

beau voyage de saveurs
tout est, en apparence simple, aux goûts authentiques
le service est parfait et tout en détente

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MC
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great special occasion experience! Definitely priced out of everyday dining, but the food and service were impeccable. Recommended spot to celebrate something special.

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PD
Montreal
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food, service, wine pairings, attentiveness and overall exceptional creativity all validate the accolades and awards that Chef Joel Robuchon has accumulated over his stellar career. Having dined at L'Atelier in Tokyo several years ago, I was skeptical that I'd enjoy the same level of mastery. I was, fortunately, wrong. L'Atelier Joel Robuchon in Montreal is deserving of its banner. What a phenomenal experience! If you want to have a culinary experience like no other in Montreal, I would strongly suggest you go to L'Atelier. Plate after plate your expectations will be surpassed, your assumptions shattered. The level of care taken from literally everyone there - from front of house to back (which in this case is fortunately center stage for everyone to watch) is of the highest degree. Yes it's expensive, but consider the following: You don't go to L'Atelier Joel Robuchon because it forms part of a special evening; you go to L'Atelier Joel Robuchon because it IS the special evening... It's the only stop. So find your reason why, make your reservation with someone or some people very special to you and prepare to astound your taste-buds and blow your mind. I will be back and I cannot wait!

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellente cuisine..niveau qu’on ne voit pas souvent a Montreal. Bien sûr la facture vient avec! Mais on reviendra!

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J
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Expérience extraordinaire! Service intentionné et impeccable. Ambiance intime et calme sur la terrasse. Soirée de rêve ! Merci!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Father’s Day

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Y
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were sitting at the bar which gives you a great view of the buzzing kitchen right in front of you. I appreciate the advice of the staff and the possibility of taking smaller plates rather then a main dish hence giving you also the possibility to try both the fish and the meat! Fun-tastic desserts! Make sure you leave some space! Bread basket is lovely too but quite filling - refrain yourself! I simply loved the "morue" I had, the quail and the raspberry dessert.

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L
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Notre 6ieme visite à ce restaurant et c est toujours un plaisir de déguster les plats joliment préparés et présentés

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m
New England
25 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb!!!
The service was perfect and friendly. Each bite was amazing.

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RL
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Une très grande table de la gastronomie de Montréal et un service extraordinaire .
Merci !

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d
London
29 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Menu dégustation haut de gamme.
À souligner tout particulièrement: le service attentif et chaleureux, ainsi que la qualité du pairage des vins.
La sélection " Prestige " de ce pairage valait son pesant d'or !

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was outstanding.
The environment was wonderful.
The food was amazing except for two of the 20 tasting dishes, and those two were very good, the duck and the scallops were overcooked. Otherwise the langostine carpaccio was one of the best dishes I've ever had.

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T
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Encore une fois l’excellence. Nous allons à L’Atelier pour l'excellente cuisine mais surtout pour le service et l’amitié que nous ressentons à chaque fois qu’on nous reçoit. Toujours un plaisir de passer du temps avec chacun de vous.
À bientôt!
Chantal et Francois!

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Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfection in every sense of the word,creative and delicious everyone was kind,helpful and friendly staff even gave us recommendations for Québec City will return and try his other restaurants

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GA
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

J'AI adoré le service ambiance
la bouffe LE VIN LES CONSEILLE DU SOMMELIER
UNE TRES BELLE SOIRÉE POUR L'ANNIVERSAIRE
D'UNE AMIE

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S
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

J'ai du contacter le restaurant pour être sûre que ma réservation par internet était bien validée.
En général, les restaurants contactent les clients pour valider leur venue.
Nous sommes venus pour fêter 2 anniversaires. J'avais demandé s'il était possible d'avoir un fraisier pour l'occasion. Je n'ai pas eu de réponse en retour. Les convives sont repartis avec un petit cadeau mais , à ce niveau de standing, il pourrait être bien de personnaliser un peu plus (cela se fait dans d'autres restaurants de même prestige).
Merci.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful place, wonderful food, very pricey - but we felt it was well worth it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quelle expérience inoubliable ! Les mets sont divins, le service chaleureux et impeccable et le décor magnifique. Les prix sont élevés mais appropriés vu les oeuvres d'art que l'on nous sert !

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W
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, amazing food !

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W
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Food and Service. Truly, a memorable moment.

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J
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely one of the top 5 restaurant in the province. World class food! An experience you won't forget.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nous nous sommes présentés au resto la mauvaise journée ( erreur de notre part)
Ils nous ont accueillis et nous ont monté une table en quelques minutes.( Groupe de 5 personnes)
Menu decouverte et menu végétarien délicieux
Acceuil et service superbe
Nous y retournerons sans faute
Merci à toute l’équipe!

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S
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food. The beef filet is so tender and the « blanc de flétan » is my favourite. Excellent service from Emmanuelle. Merci!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Que de beaux souvenirs, je le recommande a tout le monde

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MM
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, this was a wonderful experience thanks to the incredible decor, phenomenal service and exquisite cuisine. I'd had most of the dishes last time, but the kitchen's ability to adapt to my food intolerances is always appreciated.

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Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

toujour un plaisir manger au joel peu importe ou
a montreal excellent service de emmanuelle et Gerard vendredi 13 avril et decouverte de maury vin de dessert style porto mais avec 3 fois moins sucrer et une finesse sublime

merci emanuelle pour cette decouverte

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New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. French and creative at the same time.
Excellent service. Smiley people, who new EVERYTHING about the menu, the restaurant and the wines of the huge international wine list.
Amazing decoration.
Paid only 300 Canadian DOLLARS for a sumptuous dinner (2 people)
I will be back.

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