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About Taverne Square Dominion

RESERVATIONS ARE FOR MEALS ONLY. Please advise us if you are running late otherwise your reservation will be cancelled after 20 minutes. Please note 18 and over.

Featuring a plethora of interesting 1920s-inspired design details, the Dominion Square Tavern is a cut above your average downtown eatery. Enjoy simple classic fare or british dishes such as mussels and fries, Cornish hen, scotch egg or bangers and mash in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Top it off with a sinful serving of sticky toffee pudding. A full bar, cocktails, wine and beers awaits.

1243 Metcalfe
Montréal, QC H3B 2V5
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 11:30 am to midnight
Saturday and Sunday 4:30 pm to midnight

Cross Street:
Ste-Catherine

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(514) 564-5056

Website:
http://www.tavernedominion.com/

Parking Details:
Indoor parking available next door at an affordable rate.

Public Transit:
Peel or Bonaventure Metro Station.

Executive Chef:
Eric Dupuis

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Wine

Taverne Square Dominion Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

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Comfort Food (23)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Cozy (18)
Good for a Date (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Special Occasion (14)
Great for Lunch (14)
Fun (13)
Hot Spot (13)
People Watching (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Romantic (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Great Beer (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
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Local Ingredients (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Notable Wine List (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
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Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Tapas (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Healthy (1)
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Quiet Conversation (1)
Scenic View (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

Good comfort food. Too much noise for a lunch meeting

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My wife and I really loved this place. The ambiance is cool. They make an excellent sazerac. The food was spectacular. We ordered a Cornish hen for two and I picked it clean like a caveman, because it was so delicious. I highly recommend it and, we will absolutely eat here the next time we visit Montrèal.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 9, 2017

A great restaurant with a European feel, and with excellent and friendly service. The food is exceptionally good, my braised pork with goat cheese was delicious, probably one of the best meals I've ever had in my life.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Do yourself a favour; start with a Old Fashion and the Welsh Rarebit - you WILL NOT be disappointed!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had the Cornish hen at Dominion Tavern and it was phenomenal. The meat was so tender and it was surrounded by an assortment of delicious roasted veggies. We’ve already recommended this restaurant to several colleagues and friends and will return when we are back in Montreal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great as always! Perfect for before Bell Centre events.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was awesome. Service was great. Fun, small place. It appeared to be full of “locals” so we thought it would be good and we weren’t disappointed!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent service mais très rapide , le menu est restreint mais la nourriture est bonne , très bonne ambiance , très achalandée !!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Casual, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Outstanding service, sticky toffee pudding to die for

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Very good service, interesting menu, ear-splitting noise level. Come here for the food (& drinks, I'd guess, though we didn't have any) but don't expect to be able to have much conversation with your table-mates.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on November 1, 2017

A very special place to bring a guest from out of town.

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

I find there is not much to eat in your restaurant. I wish you had way more choices of salads. I dont really like the betteraves and goat cheese salad. It's been on the menue for a long time and maybe you could change it. The betteraves are good but the goat cheese is really not pleasant, it is salty and bitter. It you could change it for even a cheddar it would be much better. And if you could also not put croutons in it so it would give an extra choice for people who can't eat bread or gluten. Just a thought. :)

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 25, 2017

The Bangers and Mash were great and the sticky toffee pudding was to die for!!! All in all, a great lunch.

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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on October 24, 2017

atmosphère rétro
accueil chaleureux
proximité de taverne
bruyant comme les tavernes d'antan aux heures de pointe, mais un grand plus pour le soin des repas
le poisson excellent, quantité et qualité correctes

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Cuisine délicieuse, comme d'habitude,et le cadre est parfait!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Cozy, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Quand les européens débarquent on cherche toujours un endroit sympathique pour les accueillir qui pourrait donner envie de connaître davantage le Québec. Quand on se retrouve au centre-ville, la taverne dominion nous offre une ambiance rétro, menu local avec des clins d’œil à l’Angleterre et à la France , et bar branché qui sait plaire aux jeunes et à la grand-mère aussi! Les desserts sont délicieux...

Tags: Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The three of us were in Montreal for a concert at the Bell Centre. We were there early and it soon filled up. The atmosphere went from quiet to vibrant while the service kept up with the crowd. We appreciated that and the friendly and knowledgeable staff. The local draft beers included an excellent red and the wine list met our needs. One of us had mussels, one had braised beef shoulder and one the Tuesday trout daily special. All were very good and not too pricey by Montreal standards.
The overall ambiance of this historic place means we will be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

We felt very comfortable with the environment and extremely pleased with our meal.

Tags: Tapas, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Enjoyed a meal during a business conference, my friend had not eaten there before and she was impressed. Service great, food always excellent, noise level high but it is busy so no problem there. It’s busy because it’s good and i have eaten there many times. Always worth a visit.

Tags: Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Seasonal
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Great food and service, pretty place. Very loud though.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Fun
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Excellent!

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Second visit to Taverne Square Dominion. Service was excellent and friendly. Food was great.
We were there for lunch and it was quite loud; somewhat hard to carry on a conversation.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, People Watching
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 5, 2017

We were traveling to Montréal on our last stop through Canada. I suggest if you go to the Taverne, go for a drink but stay clear of the food. The four of us had 9 different appetizers to share for dinner. Please note that I’m a guy who eats everything and am not picky (a Pittsburgh term). I didn’t like 1 thing. Ouch. For example, the white fish croquettes were dry and fishy tasting. The corn fritters were dry, over fried, oily and over cooked and $10??? The Welsh Rarebit was awful. Tasted like a piece of thick bread with flavorless cheese, over cooked, on top. What a waste of an evening. With the number of great restaurants in Montreal, don’t go to the Taverne. BTW, service was inattentive. Had to ask for more water, for our check and then for them to take our check.

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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Great food. Make sure you try the bone marrow! Awesome atmosphere. Definently not a quiet date night though

Tags: Tapas, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Service was very slow and inconsistent. We couldn't even tell who was our actual server and drinks took forever to come each time.

Tags: People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Excellent service et bonne ambiance British : ma fille a étudié en Angleterre et cela lui rappelait la tradition culinaire britannique

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Visiting this restaurant and bar was one of the most enjoyable spontaneous visits I had done in a long time. This lively venue had atmosphere, energy and brilliant food. We felt like we were in an episode of cheers as people came and went, bar staff actively interacted with their customers (how refreshing) and chefs were visiable. The food was brilliant, reasonably priced and plentiful. I would recommend the beef with mash, but my wife had the salmon which looked fantastic. This was a must visit place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Classic gastro-pub. The mussels were classic, the frites were classic and the beer was cold and classic. Quite loud but, yes, classically so. Amid the bustle of the crowd there was the personal touch of good service and great food.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Le serveur était nul (peu présent, pas motivé), mais la nourriture était tout simplement divine (roast beef, saumon poëlé, scotch egg, truite fumée) wow !

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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Nous avons passé une très belle soirée! La nourriture était excellente et la suggestion du vin était parfaite! Nous y retournerons très certainement!

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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Très bon service, et nourriture très bien. c'était notre première visite et nous avons bien apprécié. Nous y retournerons.

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Ungodly noise level. The food was good but my husband and I couldn't wait to escape the terrible noise and the crowded seating.

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Every time I visit Montreal I go to this restaurant. It's a true gem with wonderful atmosphere and food. Go there :)

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Dinner started off well. Seated outside as requested. Service was good and attentive throughout dinner. Had beer and cocktails. All were good. Tom Collins was a little tart but refreshing.

Cod was nice and flaky. Carrot puree was bland. Asked to swap out the Kale and they wouldn't. Said no substitions but provided more carrot puree. Beet salad was good but felt it was over priced.
Sticky toffee delicious. Wish it came with more ice cream. Raspberry sorbet was good but again 2 very small scoops.
It started to rain heavily while we were outside. Half the people were provided a table inside and other half a seat at the bar. Didn't find the bar stools comfortable for sitting for a long period of time so we didn't stay any longer than we had to.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Bonne nourriture, parfait après un film!

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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Le service n'a pas été à la hauteur et l'assiette du repas principal à pris 45 minutes à être servie.
Beaucoup trop bruyant !

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·Dined on August 8, 2017

bonjour,
service atroce. avions réservé plus d'un mois à l'avance pour 18h00. sommes arrivés à 18h00. avons reçu notre plat à 19h40 . . . serveuse complètement dépassée.
à éviter complètement.
merci quand même
antoine

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 8, 2017

We had a nice meal, food was good, but service a little slow at times. Cocktails were good too!

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 6, 2017

I took my family of seniors to try out your place and they enjoyed every aspect of it. This is their first time in Montreal even though they have lived in Canada and the United States for more than 40 years. Our server was great and all of the other staff, including the hostess were attentive and wonderful.

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·Dined on July 26, 2017

J'aime bien ce restaurant, mais hier, le service n'était pas à la hauteur. Nous sommes arrivés à l'heure et pourtant, le service était tellement long à notre table (pas aux autres tables) que nous étions parmi les dernières personnes à quitter.

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