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Rib n Reef Steakhouse

4.4
325 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Birthdays
Rib n Reef Steakhouse & Cigar Lounge is one of Canada Premier fine dining Steakhouses specializing in Dry-Aged USDA Prime Beef and Fresh Fish and Seafood .Located ten minutes from downtown and 10 minutes from the airport , every detail at the Rib has been carefully considered for your comfort. Notable for its decor, excellent service, outstanding cuisine , award winning Wine Cellar and an the incomparable Cigar Lounge, with a state of the art ventilation system , the Rib is the ultimate destination for celebration.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, Prime Rib
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(514) 735-1601
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Danny Cousineau
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Catering
Hosting a party of your own, but want to pass along the cooking to us...Rib N Reef offers our succulent Roast Beef, Seafood and an array of exciting appetizers and indulgent desserts, to cater your private dinner parties and holiday celebrations. We can also do your Barbecue party in your back yard or under a tent at any location.
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Cross street
De La Savane
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Parking details
We offer valet parking to all our guest on our own private parking lot in front of the restaurant.
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Public transit
We are 10 minutes from downtown Montreal and 10 minutes from the airport. We are right next to the metro station de La Savanne. North of Jean Talon south of the 40.
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Entertainment
Montreal’s premier steakhouse, RIB ‘N REEF, is proud of its four decades of exceptional service, unmatched gourmet menu, and award-winning wine cellar. We’ve built our reputation combining the classic with the new and we continue to share your passion for the finest. All guests can find elegance and comfort at every visit whether you are enjoying a private dinner, celebrating with friends or conducting business. Take advantage of all our available amenities including private dinning, the boardroom in the wine cellar, the rooftop terrace and the cigar lounge.
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Special events & promotions
Take advantage of all Rib n Reef available amenities including private dinning, the Boardroom in the Wine cellar, the Rooftop Terrace as well as the Cigar Lounge. Call for more information on how we can help accommodate your next event!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 325 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant never disappoints .
Best steakhouse in Montreal

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

For a $400 dinner between 2 people, we would have had a better food and service/ experience at McDonald’s. Our steaks were both over cooked and very dry; so were the lobster tales. The food in general lacked flavor. The service was terrible from beginning to end. We sat down and when they finally came to our table, we were asked what we wanted to drink. At this point I had to ask for regular and drink menus. They should have been brought to us right away. Clearly they were overbooked and understaffed. All the seating was crammed and my boyfriend was asked to move several times so the servers could get by. I ordered a latte with dessert and the glass had no handle. It seemed like it was a beer glass. I had to wait a while for the server to come by and ask for a different glass. Hot drinks are never served this way because they are HOT and my hand was burning. It took 30 min from the time we were done for someone to come to our table so we could ask for the bill. We were extremely frustrated and felt like it was a complete waste of money. $400 is a lot for a terrible food and service. Will never go there again and will advise others to do the same.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

It was good. I'v tasted better but it as not bad for the price.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

This has been our go-to restaurant for special occasions for the past few years. Once again the food was excellent and the service outstanding. Our waiter was Daniel. He successfully walked the tightrope between attentive and non-intrusive. We often have fish, and the arctic char was perfectly prepared; my daughter's steak was superbly prepared. We did not have dessert but the coffee was also excellent as it always is.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent experience. Service was great with very courteous staff. Food is amazing. The tartare is a must try.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Steaks were nicely aged and well prepared. Moderately deep wine list with something to hit every budget. Skipped dessert for the Cigar lounge upstairs for Cubans and drinks. Will definitely return.

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1.0Dined on March 27, 2018

This restaurant seems to me a place for a "get together" to look for a companion or a late-night find or more, perhaps for a business meeting with drinks and noise. I'm really disappointed. My scalops were very cold and my potatoes too when they were put on my table. I was disappointed not to be able to see the brand of wine I drank. I'm disappointed with the atmosphere but the only good thing is the staff who is very attentive to customers.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Had not been there for 25 years and it may be another 25 (if I live so long) before returning. Nice resto, good food and excellent service but outrageously expensive! Dinner for two: one cocktail, one glass of wine, one appetizer (calamari), one roast beef and one lobster. No dessert.. .no coffee. $323 with tax and tip!!!! Lobster for one $120!!!!

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Service impeccable et excellente cuisine (poisson).

Ambiance un peu trop bruyante. Manque d'intimité

LouisC

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

One word to describe my experience is : Fantastic.

Would recommend to anyone and everyone I know

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

In Montreal for training and came here with new friends. WOW!!!! Great service, excellent food and respectable prices. I definitely recommend this establishment.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

I flew into Montreal from NJ for dinner. It was an amazing experience and the food was divine. I highly recommend the Rib n Reef for any occasion. I’ll definitely be back in the near future and Lief and Tom were exceptional servers.
-Jay

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Very good wines, great steaks, good service.
Expensive but to be expected.
This restaurant has evolved from a dinner with good food 35 years ago to a well decorated restaurant with excellent steaks.
You feel welcome and you will enjoy the decor and ambiance.

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2.0Dined on March 2, 2018

great food but terrible service. I have been to this restaurant several times and have always been impressed in the past. Not sure what has changed.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

We dined there to celebrate my wife's bday. It was romantic, we got all dressed up- we have come there in our jeans but it's nice to be able to dress up or down and still fit in.

Thank you for a memorable evening. Booking online was great!

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The service was excellent during the course of the evening, but they failed at the end when came the time to get our bills. We were forgotten once we stopped ordering.

Very expensive (800$ for 6 guests with 2 bottle of wine), but expected for this type of restaurant Everything are extras on the menu (your 60$ steak comes empty on a plate if you don’t order the 8$ side of potato and 12$ side of vegetables). I had the prime rib “table d’hôte” for 65$ which came with an apetizer and dessert.I must say that the prime rib was quite exceptional Coffee should be included but was extra $! All in all, it’s an overpriced experience (they make 38$ ceasar salad for 2 at your table, talk about making profit on the extras), service was “good” but deceiving in the end.

Did I mention 4 police officers visited the restaurant during our stay?

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Pricey $$, but, there is a big but. Food was to die for (Read this as wear loose clothing, chuckle) . Service excellent. Had a great experience, and enjoyed the whole experience.

One note; shrimp cocktail. One is enough as they are the size of a large mans hand. Ordered 3 and shared with our table.

Recommendation: Go and enjoy for yourself.

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

It was not my first time at Rib N Reef.

Here’s the pros:
-Quick services
-Good desserts
-Good quality steak

Cons:
-Even tho the steak was a good quality steak it wasn’t seasoned at all and no sauce were provided and they charge more for sauce on a steak of that price.
-Waiter was nice but sometime condescending

Usually I take the Cajun Salmon or a mix of their appetizers with a dessert and it’s always delicious, but for a place that is all about the steak experience when you take a steak of that price it should be at another level.

PS : Their cocktails are really good

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We were amazed by the quality of service provided by our waiter, his name was Mathieu. He handmade us an outstanding Ceasar salad, catered to our every need, and seriously made the entire experience that more enjoyable! His wine recommendation was spot on, and paired perfectly with our meal. The food was also quite excellent, a big thanks to the team in the kitchen!

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Our reservation was for Valentines day, unfortunatly after waiting over 2 hours, our order got lost somehow. We cancelled the main course at this point due to long wait. The staff was very nice and apologetic but he whole night became a disappointment . I don't think we will be going back.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Service was great, food was fantastic!

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Great Cesar salad! Good sides. Ordered medium rare steak, arrived very rare. Steak not seasoned properly. No salt. Not a good tasting steak. Overrated. First and last visit.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

nice spot although not too close to downtown.
We took advantage of the cigar bar...nice touch...

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Overall excellent. Great food and wine. Service was amazing, especially Tino.

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Aurait pu nous demander
Si on voulait une demi bouteille ou non..
service excellent!
Ne pas nous asseoir sous l’escalier...
ambiance parfaite.
J’ai adoré ma soirée..
merci j’ y retournerai!

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

As always , great service and excellent food. These guys know how to do it.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Étant étranger, nous n'avons pas très apprécié "l'intrusion" de policiers en uniformes pour contrôler certains clients faisant l'objet d'un suivi particulier aux dires de voisins de table... Ce n'est pas l'idée que l'on peut se faire d'une soirée décontractée même si cette intervention n'a pas eu l'air de déranger, outre mesure, les consommateurs concernés.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was excellent and so was the staff and service. A little on the pricey side but definitely worth it. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was amazing but service was disapointing. We had received a gift card for Christmas, waiter and manager were not sure if they could honor it, they initially refused, and then finally accepted when we argued that it did not make sense that I can't use a gift card that I had as a gift. I would not recommend to buy a gift card from this restaurant, plus the waiter dared to mention that we had to give him a tip on the full amount and not the new amout minus the gift card. We were planning anyways to give him a tip on the full amount but this comment was really impolite and not proper especially with all the trouble we had to use the gift card.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

My family and I dined at the Rib’N’Reef the other night. We had Giovanni and Daniel as our professional waiters. They were simply the best and they put on a show for us. They prepared our Cesar salad, Brazilian Coffee, and Crepes Suzette table side. It was simply outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant and in particular these two waiters. They were the definition of professional and they weee passionate about their jobs and they delivered on the best dining experience for my family.

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3.0Dined on January 25, 2018

The wine is list is over priced as well as the menu items. Rib N Reef serves the only wedge salad I have seen without bacon. My meal was good but not exceptional or equal the price paid. Service is very good.

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2018

It was amazing delicious

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Fantastic restaurant. High quality service, workers are A+, the food is 10/10, and great ambiance, great lighting, great for a date. A bill for two should run you up $300 -$400 if you order a nice appetizer, 2 main dishes, desert, bottle of wine and of course some sides. Well worth it.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

We made a last minute reservation because our power was out. Everyone was accommodating and helpful. Food and service was excellent. Especially Lief and Robert who took care of us. We all had prime rib of beef which was outstanding. Caramel apple cheesecake, Ferrero Rocher cake, wonderful! Highly recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on January 15, 2018

Expected better/ friendlier service from
an establishment such as Rib N Reef

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

My wife and I visited Rib n Reef on new years eve. We ordered wine and two main dishes. I really like the coleslaw and pickles they give out at the beginning. The restaurant's atmosphere was great and I really liked the live jazz band and the excellent food. However, our server was out of it that night. First, after taking our drink order and waiting for like 30 minutes. I asked him about the drinks and he completely forgot about them. I understand they are busy and things can go wrong, but he just would not doing mistakes that night. Second, He was the only server who kept disappearing for a very long time, I noticed his smell after coming back seems like he was busy having a cigarette. Lastly, he even messed up a lot of things he was not supposed to.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Went for nye I love this place hands down my fav steakhouse ! But that night they sat me in the cellar it wasn’t what I expected and wasn’t told beforehand was very dissatisfied

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was very good. Service not the best. Early sitting for New Year's eve and waiter was more concerned about setting up tables and shinning glasses than taking our order. Wine we requested not available so order another and it was warm. For the price you pay at the Rib I expected more.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

very good meat restaurant
service perfect
expansive but for the quality it's correct

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Good like always... Rib is the best steahouse in Montreal

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