Madisons Restaurant & Bar

3.7
98 reviews
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Steakhouse
Madisons Restaurant & Bar is a concept that goes beyond your traditional steakhouse or bar & grill Restaurant. Inspired by that great metropolis, New York City, and fueled by a passion of food and detail to service and design, we offer an experience unsurpassed in the industry.



When entering Madisons guests will be astounded by the rich mahogany wood and art-deco design. With great detail taken for lighting and color, from the Chinese drop lights and all ambient lighting, to the shades of the burgundies, browns and yellows in the restaurant, we’ve accomplished a warm and inviting atmosphere that will only compliment our guests dining experience.



Described as a steakhouse (we prefer the term “grill and bar”), we offer top quality Certified Angus Beef ® and baby back ribs, a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pastas and chicken dishes. Regardless of the guest’s preference, the Madisons menu has something unique to offer everyone.
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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

They let me know my reservation was actually a place on a wait list the day of my reservation.
I arrived early to a hallway full of 25 people in the same situation. I went in to find the hostess. She said to come with her in the hallway to talk, where she ignored me and served someone else.
What a huge scam and disappointment. If you do not honour reservations, don’t accept reservations period. Let people know the truth.

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B
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good services even if busy evening. Restrictive menu for events. But our waiter told us that it was possible to order some food that are usually on the regular menu like the burgers

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J
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

3 sur 5 pour le fish and chips, mais mes collègues ont très bien aimé leurs salade repas

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M
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food, and prompt service. Not spectacular, but reliable and tasty cuisine. Restaurant was quiet wheelie we were there rather than bustling, though it was Good Friday evening.

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NE
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

But not on event nights
We were a party of five and the plates did not arrive at the same time.
3 out of 5 plates were salads

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KM
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Food did not come out at same time. Sides came after mains...so while food was very good. You did not get to enjoy it as a full meal.

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Le tartare de saumon était ordinaire, sans goût. Le service pour le remplissage des verres d'eau était inexistant

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

My wife and I were in Montreal for the night to see Cirque Du Soleil and we booked reservations at Madison’s through OpenTable. I had checked out the menu prior to going on which what I thought was Madison’s in Montreal website but when we got there we were informed that there was a set menu due to the show we were there to see. I found that the staff were a little short with us and many other customers regarding that issue. I had the ribs and fries. The ribs were amazing. Probably the best ribs I have had in my life and I have eaten a lot of ribs in my time. All though the ribs were good there wasn’t really anything on the set menu my wife would eat. We convinced the waiter to have the cook make chicken tenders with fries for her. We likely won’t go back the next tine we are in town due to the set menu.

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GL
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent steak ! Excellent hamburger / size from the kids menu ! But Not impressed by the desserts !

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FE
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was good. Needed to get out quickly and service was quick.

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AM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

I was there with 2 friends. The waitress was not attentive at all. When the food arrived one of the dishes had mashed potatoes and they were cold. Eventually the waitress checked on our table and we were able to get the potatoes reheated. The cocktails weer not that good and they also could not make a moscow mule which is a pretty basic cocktail.
The waitress didn't offer us dessert menus - we had to ask for one. She gave one dessert menu for the table.
There were no refills on water or coffee - we had to ask for both.
Overall the 3 of us agreed the location was perfect but we would not recommend Madisons as the dining was below par.

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P
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Le service été très long, la soupe froide, la serveuse pas mal perdue.

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MS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great location directly across the street from the Bell Center. We visited before and after the hockey game

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GP
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

Nous étions deux lors d'un repas d'affaire du midi. On y retourne? Je ne penses pas.

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CD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Service lent, très lent même pour un soir de spectacle au Centre Bell. En plus, certains vins et items du menu ne sont pas disponibles

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MG
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 1ambience 4

Please note I ordered a veggie burger since I am a vegan and it was grilled vegetables full of OIL served in a hamburger bun soaked with oil. A better bread could have been used. It was the most expensive and not enjoyable sandwich I have eaten. The server was LOST. He did not know which tables belonged to him to serve. We had two ladies sitting next to us which were sitted before us and did not get served. We repeatly had to ask the waiter for things he forgot to bring for example spoons for our coffee. He got all our bills mixed up. I understand the restaurant was full due to Andrea Bocelli's concert but the service and my food was horrible. I would NEVER again eat or recommend this restaurant to anybody.

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JL
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Very confusing. Was never mentioned of a different menu event nite. Very expensive compare to regular menu. Food was luke warm. Not too much choices. Didn’t see our server, only if we called her, no water, no salt, no pepper on the table. Very confusing

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FP
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

I reserved for 9 people on a Sunday evening at 5:00, Oct. 21, 2018, as we were going to the Bocelli Concert at the Bell Center.
Their menu was changed to a much more expensive one??? On the way to the restaurant, we actually saw a bill board advertising a special of Surf & Turf at $24. but this was not offered on our menu.
Decent meals were for over $36 on that evening, when usually you can eat very well at Madison's for much less. We ended up all ordering meals that cost us over $40 for the main dish and ordered wine and drinks. Everything was slow and orders didn't come at same time or were incorrectly cooked. One at my table had to send back steak twice as medium was asked for but raw was delivered. TWICE...
I ate at same time as person that sent back their steak as my meal came after everyone else's and in order not to eat cold food, i insisted others start without me. 2 meals and 2 drinks cost me over $115. Plus tip... I went with appetite for either a burger, (which was normally less expensive and not offered on the menu) or the Surf and Turf that was advertised on bill board at $24 but closest combination of steak and shrimp would have been over $48.
Terrible experience and service.
I should have read the reviews on your site as many people repeat same experience as I mention here.

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LB
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

Très dispendieux pour ce qu on a eu, la pièce de bœuf était tiède. Pas un grand choix pour les soirs de spectacle.

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RK
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Prices were ridiculously high given it was a game night (NBA). We were told by our waitress that they did not anticipate kids....and no kids menu officially however we can get a burger for $15.... ridiculous
Will never god back

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JM
Toronto
18 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Worst experience at a restaurant. Reservation was made for 6 pm. When we arrived they had no tables and many guests waiting. Total disarray. Hostess was rude. After 30 minutes we left as there was no prospect of getting a table. If a restaurant is going to accept reservations it should ensure that they honour the reservations. This restaurant simply didn’t care. Avoid!!

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PK
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Je n’ai jamais reçu la salade que j’avais commandé en entrée. J’ai dû me résigner et la faire enlever de ma facture. J’avais commandé un steak de surlonge, j’ai eu un filet mignon de la grosseur de mon poing! Pas grave direz vous, mais je n’aime pas le steak saignant et c’est ce que j’ai eu. Service très lent donc plus de temps pour le retourner j’en ai mangé la moitié, sinon j’aurais manquer le début du spectacle. Alors moyen comme expérience..

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LM
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Madison’s is our go-to restaurant on event nights at the Bell Center. The food is good, everyone can find something they like and the service is excellent. Especially if you are in a hurry. Just tell them you are going to the show and they make it happen.

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DP
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

The service was good. But my husband had prime rib and it had no flavour the au jus had no flavour. Even his bake potato was bland. I had salmon is was good but I wouldn’t say delicious .

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C
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

The server was drunk or something else, but couldn't remember anything. They then sent him back home, and the waitress was nice. The restaurant was empty, it was so quiet and strange. I won't go back.

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I
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Very bad food, a limited, higher priced special menu for events (in this case a concert at the Bell Centre) where prices were a solid 30% higher than usual. Food quality was very bad on this evening though the food came quickly. Server was the definition of terrible. Was only offered a dessert.

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JR
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Ordered fish of the day and was served a different one. 3 asparagus as vegetables. Ran out of clam chowder.

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LD
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Je n,ai pas apprécié que le menu proposé dans le courriel ne soit pas le bon, le même que celui proposé en salle...quoi....

J,avais partagé le courriel aux autres participants pour qu,il se fasse une idée , avant de venir, mais rien de ce que nous pensions manger était sur le menu du soir.

De plus, pas de choix VEGAN.

Je crois que la prochaine fois, j,essayerai, où nous essayerons BARBIES qui n,est pas loin du centre BELL.

Je suis désolée....

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RW
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have enjoyed every Madison restaurant. The waiters were witty. Service amazing food great. Also took the time to make the drink I wanted Purple Rain.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Meet with a old colleagues

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P
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

Beaucoup trop cher et menu réduit. Ridicule comparé aux autres Madisson

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J
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The staff did not seem enthusiastic except for the waiter, who was very good.

Food was OK, not exceptional.

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AN
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good ambience, location, service and quality of meals

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J
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Beaucoup trop cher pour ce que l'on y sert. Prix forts riment avec soirée de spectacle. 28$ pour un simple burger, c'est carrément exagéré.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

le tartare de boeuf n'était pas très gouteux, un petit accompagnement de verdure ou legumes serait bien

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

Très prétentieux; prix extravagant et cuisine médiocre. Une salade asiatique inondée de mayo? Du jamais vu! Vraiment pas bon. La serveuse n'a jamais demandé si tout était correct. Service et cuisine médiocre de l'entrée à la sortie. Première et dernière fois, c'est certain.

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DN
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Couldn't get into The Keg.......but thrilled to find this spot. Meal was as good if not better. Service was prompt and friendly.

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OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2018
Overall 5food 2service 4ambience 4

We took a grilled chicken salad with avacado. Which was delicious .... however the 2nd plate was a rib and tiger shrimp with baked potato. 1- not sure if they are tiger shrimp , they were pretty small and definitely overcooked.. the baby back rib was dry , hard and coldish.. the only thing great about that plate was the baked potato it was done to perfection.. rest was good

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Toujours bien servi, personnel professionnel et courtois. Très beau restaurant et localisation incroyable face au Centre Bell! Bonne selection au menu, notre serveur avait une très bonne connaissance de son menu et nous a bien conseillé. Je recommande !

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

I've been to Madissons over a year ago and was really excited to take my girlfriend out on a lunch date there. I told her about how good the ribs were but our waitress brought our dip to the wrong table and the ribs were very dry to the point that I didn't finish them. I was very disappointed in the service and food quality especially since I spoke so highly of the restaurant beforehand and considering the price I had to pay to eat dry ribs.

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