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F Bar

1485, Jeanne Mance, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2J4, Canada
+1 514-289-4558
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Ranked #907 of 4,471 Restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $20 - $50
Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese, Tapas
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: St-Catherine
Transit: Metro station: PLACE-DES-ARTS (GREEN LINE) Exit Jeanne Mance BIXI: Corner of Bleury street et Boul de Maisonneuve West (see: http://montreal.bixi.com/stations/)
Description: Taverne F is Ferreira's new born from the Ferreria group. Located in the heart of the effervescent Quartier des Spectacles, in a luminous and relaxed atmosphere, Taverne F is a must for all foodies. Chef offers a savoring petiscos menu - word for portuguese version of tapas - in which he favors fresh market produce with a Portuguese touch! His inspiration? 'I hope to offer our clients perfumed, light and typical Mediterranean dishes, a region where I come from, along with Portuguese accents in which olive oil will be my sole instrument!' He explains with enthusiasm. The service is friendly and discreet which adds to the wonderful dining experience at Taverne F.
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  • English first
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English first
Montreal, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I remember really liking the ambiance here last year (2013) during the Jazz Festival. However, the place underwent an unneeded renovation. Difficult to see any improvement this year over last. Plus they changed the menu NOT for the better. It has an excellent location, being in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles. They changed to a tapas style menu... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Walked in without reservations, had to sit at the bar, but that turned out great. The bartender made us great martini', we liked the menu choices so we ordered a few tapas which we really enjoyed. Nice ambiance with friendly staff. Would definitely go back

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Ottawa, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Overall slightly above average and a bit slow service, the food is decent, but I'd say not on par with the price you pay. So what are the bright sides? I would call out two things: the concept of a bar standing "right on the trottoir" in a very central location makes up for an unusual and often entertaining experience.... More

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Montreal, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food was just ok noting to rave about and the portions are indeed small. The service was fine not to great,

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This review will not discuss food as in the end we did not eat there. On a Saturday we came to the restaurant without having a reservation we were told there was not any room. However there might be a wait of 45 mins. Another couple came in behind us (also no reseveration) same answer we (both couples) even asked... More

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Jefferson City, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Although we knew the restaurant to be a bistro, we were expecting a quality experience based on the owner's other restaurant, the Ferreira Cafe. We were a group of ten at the table. The service was long and it seemed that the restaurant was ill prepared to accomodate a group of 10 clients. We returned two steaks, which were overcooked.... More

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cherry hill,nj
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169 reviews 169 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Made a reservation a week ago. When we arrived they could not find my reservation. They gave us a table. My spouse had cod fritters which were excellent. For an entre, we both had shrimp risotto. It was delicious. In our 3 days in Montreal, F Bar served the most creative food. Presented well and tasted wonderful. Service was terrific.... More

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Fishkill, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We sat at the bar and enjoyed expertly prepared cocktails with good (not great) food. Raw oysters were not very fresh. Two of them had an off flavor. Always smell them before serving, and now before eating. The foie gras preparation was unusual, but didn't make a whole lot of sense to me, my gidille (sp.) was clean tasting and... More

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Kingston, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This was my second time at F Bar and my wife's third. It is located right in Place de Arts where most of the festivals take place. On this occasion we were there for the Just for Laughs festival. The restaurant is located right across from the main stage. We got there a little early and had not problem getting... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Lovely setting and a great patio for people watching. Service was excellent, great wine recommendation. Food was good not great though. Steak was very chewy but the prawns with humus were delicious.

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