Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie

4.3
1259 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Steakhouse
GRILL + WINES

With its chic and warm decor and a modern steakhouse meets French brasserie menu, Méchant Boeuf is sure to live up to your expectations! Offering homemade dry-aged beef, a delectable raw bar, handcrafted cocktails and a lively ambiance, no wonder Méchant Boeuf has been a Montreal staple for over 10 years now!

Méchant Boeuf is also well known for its popular happy hour with $1 oysters and its creative cocktails.

The “Méchant” side of Montreal has never tasted so good!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 1259 people are saying
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MilanS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellente food, ribeye is excellent and the filet mignon is succulent, mushrooms tartufo are perfect also.

Mon pelot vin 2015 excellent with all

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Etienne
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Restaurant que nous aimons. Le DJ et l’ambiance d’il y a dix ans nous manque cependant.

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MamboDriver
Montreal
20 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Supper among 6 friends

A-may-zing!

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MathieuR
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food!perfectly cooked Wonderfull service by natanielle. Great ambiance.

Downside is for 2 they got table of 4 seperate with a clear plexiglass so you basicaly eat with 2 strangers.

4.5 stars

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StephaneR
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Repas excellent. Un peu dispendieux. Beaucoup de choix de boisson mais moins au niveau de la bière. Ambiance chaleureuse. Toilettes très propres.

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GregK
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ate here two nights in a row during a visit to Montreal. Food was superb and service warm and expert.
Nicolas the first night was so helpful and patient with our group of five people, giving us perfect advice on our potential orders.
And Stéphanie the second night was charming and attentive to the two of us, indulging amy stupid jokes whenever she came to the table with her entrancing smiles.
Just a delight, both nights.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service,server identified right away that my husband was Francophone and I was an Anglophone and asked our language preference for menus and service. He accommodated both us us which was nice.

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AlvaroS
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

It was ok.
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Waited over an hour for food. Waitress always missing. One of the steaks was burnt. Very loud can’t bear yourself speak.

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VictoriaL
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Belle ambiance, la nourriture est bonne et J’ai adoré le service de mon serveur Nicholas!! Would definitely recommend

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ZaraR
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meat was excellent. Super service. Thank you Jerome!

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ARose
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The meal was wonderful… our first server abandoned us for tables at the back of the room… but the second server. Alex totally saved the night and got everything back on track. Amazing server and if you go there make sure to ask for Alex!

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EmmaL
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Tout était excellent et notre serveur a vraiment pris son temps pour nous servir. Bons cocktails. Les frites étaient un peu trop salées par contre, mais nous les avons tout de même dévorées.

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MichelleM
Ottawa
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Filet mignon was quite good. All the food was very nice but not the best Montreal has to offer. It was a good meal but not memorable.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience here was great. The food is good, ambiance is fabulous. Most importantly our server Stephanie was fantastic. Three friends our for a good time and this place did not dissolve. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

L'entrée et le boeuf excellent mais pour ce qui est des frites maison non 1 ces n'est pas des faites maison et 2 c'est garoché dans l'assiette. Seulement 2 choix possibles pour accompagnement aussi. Quand tu paie 52$ pour un steak tu t'attends à pas mal plus dsl

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Merci à Alex xx excellent service

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RicardoD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice service, nice place, the food was great, very good burger. Quality price is fair. Will definitely go back.

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Shar
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated at the wrong table and we had to move, that was a bit disappointing but they showered us the great service that certainly made up for it. The food was excellent.

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Andrew
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing spot for a night out. Great service and the food was pretty damn good also. Definitely going back again

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valerie
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Alex was our waiter and he was absolutely fantastic!

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SylvieB
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bonjour nous avons eu une expérience encore une fois unique le service de Karel super et les autres aussi la nourriture était excellente le burger de mon mari le meilleur qu’il ait mangé.
On y va au moins 3 fois par année car on vient de mirabel!

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PolinaS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

The service was good, but the place itself was a bit too loud.
We had a Cod Fillet and a Beef Tartar. The fish was good, but the Beef Tartar felt like only onions and mayo was there.
Maybe we did’t have the best dishes of the restaurant, but our experience wasn’t the best one

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GiovanniD
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Terrible waitering service! It seemed like I WAS bothering the waiter during his shift. He was more interested serving the table of four behind me, and the others around my table. Plus there was a price mistake for the wine when I received the bill. Two glasses of 8oz, I was charged as if I bought a 60$ bottle. The waiter said there was a price mistake on the menu. --That's not my fault, nor my problem-- Therefore, he said he did ME a favor and charged only one glass of wine. But still explained to me that it was my fault anyway for the "supposed" mix up. Since I'm a gentlemen, not wanting to start stories, I still gave him a 15% tip. Definitely NOT RETURNING to this resto for the price I paid. Total rip off !!!!!

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SamuelL
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food especially if you are looking for a great steak, wide variety of wine and drinks, and a nice atmosphere!

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davidb
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Bad service- Waitress messed up our order and tried to charge us for the wrong steak. She argued with me and told me what I ate, despite it being not true, which is bizarre. The waitress also had a bad attitude.

The chef was inconsistent with the cook of the steaks. We made a request that one of the steaks be cooked well done for religious reasons, but the chef was unable to prepare a steak beyond a medium cook. Steaks were seasoned well and the sides were quite good, especially the mashed potatoes. Better communication would yield a review of 4 stars, but I can’t rate it that because of the stubbornness and confusion created by the chef and waitress.

Did not have a good experience overall.

Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie
Responded on October 29, 2021

Good morning Mr. Davidb, I am very sorry for the service that you received at Mechant Boeuf lately. This should not have been manage this way and I apologize for this. I will make sure to follow up with the team to insure that this doesn't happen again. I hope that you could consider coming back to Mechant Boeuf so that we could show you the real experience that we want to offer to our guests. thank you Christine Beland Food & Beverage director

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our waitress, Gabby was absolutely amazing. The restaurant was definitely short staffed, not only on the floor, but obviously in the kitchen as well. They did the best that they could. Food was excellent.

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JohanneL
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Très dispendieux pour le peu de nourriture. Explication bref de la part du serveur sur les produits. Un burger à 22$ sans légumes. Le repas de bavette laissé à désirer un ou deux asperges pour 40$ ??!!
1ère fois et dernière.

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NatalieC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great evening with our friends here. The ambiance was a lot of fun and the service was impeccable. Our waiter wanted to make sure that everything was to our liking. Thank you for a great night out!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The ambiance and service were excellent. We really enjoyed the steaks and the Caesar salad is a unique preparation that shouldn’t be missed. Nice wine selection by the glass.

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TanyaO
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Overall a fantastic experience. My only complaint would be that they shouldn’t be serving French fries with beef tenderloin.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

The food was great but the service was slow, could be due to COVID-19. They seemed like they were understaffed.

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KennethK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Cosy but intimate ambience. We had a very attentive and knowledgeable server, and the few servers were kept very busy throughout the night, so service was slower than expected. The food was excellent, well prepared and seasoned, although it took longer than expected to arrive at the table. It was a Sunday night before Thanksgiving, and we took that as a given it would be slower than usual. Restaurant is in a very chic spot in Old Montreal, and we highly recommend trying the varied and excellent menu.

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AgaD
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience3

La serveuse était super gentille, même si parfois ça prendrait du temps et il fallait parfois répéter. L’ambiance était bonne, mais c’était assez tôt. Mais mon tartare n’avait aucun goût. Le surlonge de bœuf avait un goût de brûlé tant la version médium-saignante comme la version bien cuite (plutôt bien brûlée!). La truite arc-en-ciel aurait pu aussi bien être un poulet puisqu’elle n’avait aucun goût. La salade grecque d’entrée et le hamburger étaient le seuls ok. Le gâteau au chocolat de dessert était bon, même si trop riche. Avez le prix si salé mais pas la nourriture, ce n’est pas mon choix pour le prochain repas, c’est sur.

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MargaretZ
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The food was good as was the service, but it was very loud. Hard to have a conversation.

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GuillaumeC
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Generally, inexperienced waiters but they meant well. Food not impressive. Table too small, chairs too low for taller people. Great drinks.

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JeanC
Atlantic Canada
8 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Impossible de changer la table d’hôte de Montréal à table, même pour un up grade. Eh oui, on était prêt à payer mais la réponse était quand même non!!! Le service est lent et l’attente pour la facture, interminable, même avec la carte de crédit sortie et bien en vue sur la table. Décevant!

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vipCharlie
New England
19 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

This restaurant did not live up to its reputation. Lots of drama from employees rushing around with little work getting accomplished. I have worked in the business and get the flow. My husband had the Caesar salad, it was good, I had Asian pork dumplings to start and they were good also. This is a steak place though and my sirloin was pretty bad. Ordered medium rare and it was but it was tough and 1/4 of it inedible fat. My husband had a filet and enjoyed it. Both steaks were served with a pile of cold crappy fries. Montreal has fabulous fries in general, these sucked. Our server was inept and maybe not trained well. I understand that we are coming out of covid19 and help is hard to find but for the prices at this place it should have been much smoother.

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grisou1964
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Les huîtres étaient excellentes ainsi que les dumplings

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DianeD
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent Service was great. Had the best ribs I have had Friendly waiter and team. My husband had the fish which was also great. Greek salad was wonderful would holy revomend

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