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7:00 PM

Restaurant L'O

4.0
35 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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French
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Novotel Montreal Centre has a charming restaurant, L’Ô, that can warmly welcome you from 6 am until midnight. Come and discover a cuisine with international and local influences prepared with care and elegance.

L'Ô offers to you a simple and generous menu renewed with the seasons and enriched with daily suggestions.

Our breakfast buffet, The Best Bread in the City, offers you a variety of hot and cold items, fresh pastries and a selection of coffees and fresh juices. For lunch and evening meals, we have standard fare and a menu with local and L'Ô specialties.

The bar is an ideal spot to place yourself amidst friends in front of a full glass and to layback after a long day's work. The bar can also propose a variety of simple meals. Visit the home of the L'OTINI! Enjoy our summer terrace, sip a coffee, quaff a beer or enjoy our specialties as you watch Montreal pass by you.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm; Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 10:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 10:30am
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Phone number
(514) 871-2151
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Upon request
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Boulevard René Lévesque
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Parking details
INDIGO
If eating at the restaurant, ask for a way-out ticket @ 8$
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Public transit
Metro : Peel station (green line) or Lucien L'Allier (orange line)
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Special events & promotions
Upon request
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 35 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.1
service
3.7
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LyndaL (Ottawa)
3.0  Dined on August 4, 2016

Bonne table avec un menu supplémentaire saisonier, qui à mon avis, était beaucoup plus intéressant que le menu régulier.

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Slacaille (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on November 3, 2015

Belle découverte de ce restaurant dans le cadre de l'événement Montréal à Table, menu spécial 3 services à 31$, c'était délicieux! Service très sympathique et efficace.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on May 16, 2015

Fresh Sacchetti here is to die for! I loved it! We also ordered 3 of their wonders and french onion soup... And we also loved them. The servers are very friendly and accommodating. Just beware of their portions thou... Their portions are a little as compared to how much they cost. Other than that, it was a great experience dining here.

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Heathcliff1973 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2014

My wife suggested this place due to reviews she'd read, but I was doubtful. It is attached to a hotel...a nice one mind you.

Nevertheless, the decor was funky & modern with nice ambient and what I would call a quirky layout. Some tables for two, some for four...and these neat banquettes which could be for eating or lounging. A multipurpose spot that really seems to work.

The food, however, was the star! I had scallops with a. Apple glaze for an appetizer while my wife had the shrimp salad with a citrus dressing. Both were spectacular. Original, yet simple flavours done well. Out mains were amazing as well. I had a basmati seafood risotto that was like nothing I'd ever tasted (though the lobster tail was over cooked). My wife had the salmon which had a spice rub on a Israeli couscous and a salsa of sort around it, very good!

Wine list was brief, but very good with reasonable prices for a bottle.

The service was professional and courteous. Which was a welcome surprise considering how young the hostesses & servers seemed.

The only complaint was that it was a bit loud. But, it also doubles as the hotel bar. So I can't knock the place for the wisdom of a restaurant pulling double duty.

Definitely worth a visit.

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AlexN (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on December 12, 2014

Always go there before a Habs game (should say it). Great dining experience at a reasonable price. Somewhat gastronomic but not out of the box. Wine list excellent, always find gems thanks to Benjamin passion for it.

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foodisawesome (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on November 8, 2014

I went to this restaurant for Taste Montreal. Before that, I didn't even know that it existed.

The whole evening was perfect. The food was simply amazing and delicious. The service was on point.

I had the chance to peek at their normal menu and it looked pretty decent. I will probably be back to try it on another day.

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omnomnom (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on November 5, 2014

My brother and I took our parents out for my father's birthday, and we were pleasantly surprised with the quality. We expected for it to be above average, but the service, portions and flavouring were quite exceptional. My parents are very picky eaters and they enjoyed their pork ribs a good deal. My brother's lamb over pasta was astronomical in size and taste, and the fish I had was perfectly cooked. We went for Montreal a Table, so the pricing was amazing. Given the quality food we ate, I would be willing to come again on a regular night.

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Delicious (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on September 27, 2014

We're usually not fans of hotel restaurants, and were having second thoughts when we found out that it was in the Novotel, but so happy we went in! The food was absolutely DELICIOUS, best dinner I've had in a long time. The server was wonderful and the chef totally accomodated my husband's dairy allergy, which is always a plus for us. Will most definately return and recommend.

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vipTravlnDawg (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on September 27, 2014

We had had several expensive meals and needed a cheaper one. This restaurant in the Novotel was a perfect. It is on a busy restaurant street. Lots of high end cars passed. The service and meals were excellent. It was perfect for us to have a patio dinner.

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Long (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on August 20, 2014

this is a great place for an office lunch. Once the construction is over on the other side of the street it will be a 5 stars experience.

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jeff (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on June 17, 2014

We just rolled into Montreal and was looking for dinner options close to our hotel. (turned out the walk was longer than Google maps anticipated!) This turned out to be a perfect spot to dine in. It wasn't overcrowded, so great for the baby we had in tow. The decor was nice, world cup had their area on big sized TVs, and we didnt feel pressured that we were under-dressed in casual clothes seeing that it was just under Novotel, so we fit right in with other potential hotel guests.

Service staff was very friendly, despite forgetting my wife's Chicken Florentine - making it on the house was a definitely good call, service of which we seldom see nowadays. Everyone was raving about the rack of lamb, almost worth the drive. Dessert a delight!

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SirEatsAlot (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on May 8, 2014

The service was impeccable and friendly. Loved the trio deal with appetizer, main course, and desert, and coffee. Very good value. I had the soup, the veal, and chocolate mousse with coffee at the end. The only complaint I had was the veal was cooked well done, it was dry and tough. The soup wasn't too spicy and to my liking. The mousse was light and creamy and finishing the meal with coffee was just the right touch. It was a good experience despite the toughness of the meat, I'm willing to visit again with friends!

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vipStacu (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 5, 2014

I had the duck which was very good. Started with the French onion soup and escargot , bother of which were very good. Went for a late lunch, we were the only ones there.

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OpenTable Diner (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on March 22, 2014

Great suggestions from our server. Tried the Salmon tartar with the filet mignon and a crème fraiche for dessert. Was stuffed! Great portion sizes and nice combination of flavours

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Reub (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

This restaurant was very nice. The service was super and the food excellent! Servings were sufficient but not too much. Would recommend this restaurant for a nice dining experience. It's not overly romantic but not bad either.

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vipchahugues (Montreal)
3.0  Dined on November 11, 2013

We went to L'O during Taste MTL and we enjoyed our night. Service was smooth and waiter very nice. The wine suggested was really good. The menu was tasty. We will definitively come back!
The only point would be that the bar and restaurant are not separated and we had a group behind us, it was too noise when you want to enjoy a dinner in couple. I will suggest for next time to book a table close to the Windows or in the other side.

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dancemom (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2013

Often when travelling, especially for dance competitions, you can find yourself having to eat in the hotel restaurant, which is usually overpriced with mediocre food. We found Restaurant L'O to be a delightful change to that. The meal that my husband and I had was outstanding and the Open Table price for it was excellent. The service was gracious yet friendly and we enjoyed our whole experience. We look forward to returning to L'O, even if it isn't during the restaurant week, and trying other menu options.

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JFMartin (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on October 27, 2013

Great food , ambiance and location, really close to the Bell Center. If I go to another show at the Bell Centre, I will be sure to eat at this restaurant. I had the best filet migion ever. Good wine, great ognion soup deserts were also really good and the cofee was perfect.

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ben58 (Montreal)
2.0  Dined on June 9, 2013

We had to choose a third choice of wine, before the waitress could bring it to the table..... the appetizers were good, but the main courses fair, to be generous.

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Marco (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on March 31, 2013

On y est allé avec 2 ados pour déjeuner, la formule buffet pour 16$/pers c'était parfait.

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