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Le Local

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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740 William, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1P1, Canada (Queen)
Metro Square Victoria, sortie St-Jacques
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Adorable, funky, great presentation and taste

Top spot for dinner in Old City. Attentive waitstaff and pleasant decor. Only con-construction across street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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English first
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Top spot for dinner in Old City. Attentive waitstaff and pleasant decor. Only con-construction across street.

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Acworth, Georgia, USA
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We decided to try this place as my friend has been there before. The atmosphere is chic rustic with plenty of outdoor opportunities. We dined inside as it was one of those rare HOT evenings in Montreal. The server was pleasant and informed and was very informative about the dishes when asked. We decided to have the baby back ribs... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were having difficulties finding a restaurant open on Sundays, and a friend recommended Le Locale. The street is in transition, but the restaurant was lovely. We shared 3 appetizers, all excellent, and then moved on to mains. Our waiter was very friendly and spoke English well, our service was well-paced, and we left happy, full and feeling good about... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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178 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a business meeting and business lunch. We had gazpacho as a starter and the salmon tartare as main dish. Service was good but extremely overpriced. Their mojitos were not good

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

bad location, food below any expectations, not worth the price paid, could feel the smell of rotten garbage and flies coming from behind the terrace fence

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Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant has stood the test of a short time, but still it's standing. They offer great food which is their savior. The decor is nice but the ambiance is not the best. The bar for a drink and for eating is good. The dining room offers seats for large groups which can be accommodating. The issue with this place... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

On the more elevated end of the culinary spectrum on our recent Montreal visit, we dined at Le Local in Montreal. Recommended to us as an exemplar of "terroir" cuisine, the term usually is used in reference to winemaking. In regards to cuisine, this was our first exposure to a Montreal sensibility to using "local" for their menu. With our... More 

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Montreal, Qc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I went to Le Local with a large group for a bachelorette party and was very please with both the service and food. I had contacted the restaurant via email the day before our party to ask if my friend (vegan) and myself (dairy/egg free) could be accommodated, and they assured me we would. I didn't expect an entire off-the-menu... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Came here with a business group. Everything was delicious! Even the basic green salad! I had the scallops and they were amazing. Great wine list as well Nice ambiance and fantastic service. Highly recommended!

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New York, NY
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I gave 2 stars instead of 1 because the food was decent. On the positive side, the ravioli was tasty and the flank steak was ok (asked for medium, got medium rare). The salad on the plate overtook the steak. I constantly had to move food so nothing fell off the plate onto the table when cutting the steak. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 740 William, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1P1, Canada
    (Queen)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Square Victoria, sortie St-Jacques
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.