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Chez L'Epicier

311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #123 of 4,481 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $52
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: St-Claude
Transit: Nearest Metro: Champ de Mars
Description: Friendly refinement at Chez l’Épicier! For over ten years, the restaurant Chez L’Épicier has been shaking up culinary traditions while maintaining its position as a restaurant of the highest gastronomic order, offering a relaxed refinement and an energizing experience. Whether you come on business or for a meal with friends, the food, ambiance, and wines combine to make this one of the best restaurants in Montreal.
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because we wanted a tasting menu in old Montreal. My wife and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and we mentioned this in our open table reservation. The servers at the restaurant put us in a private area of the restaurant to accommodate this request. No kidding, this was the best meal we have ever... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This city never lets me down with almost every culinary discovery and this restaurant did not disappoint. The four of us decided to go with the tasting menu complete with wine pairing. A small, crispy, square shaped filo dough stuffed with tart goat cheese and olive mousse was served to us as an amuse bouche...let the games begin! First course:... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of 9 (following end of business meetings) on a Saturday evening. Service very professional and friendly; food amazingly good with very creative presentations, everything fresh and very flavorful. Would definitely like to return on next visit to Montreal.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Thanksgiving Monday and we had dinner at Chez L’Epicier. We had to guarantee our reservation with a credit card, a rare occurrence I’m not that happy to do but many restaurants in Montreal are closed on Monday and being a holiday there seemed to be a lot of American tourists so reservations were hard to get. In hindsight I’m glad... More

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Victoria, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We sat beside a window overlooking the market. Pleasant atmosphere. Delicious food. Great Service. Desserts are special too. This chef serves the best duck I have had since Bishops in Vancouver. Definitely world class. As a matter of fact he will soon be repreesenting Canada in a world competition. Remember to take a macaron home.

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New England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We tried the 7 course tasting menu, which seemed to be 9 courses. Incredible, complex flavors in each course. Excellent!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

There was no taste to any of my dishes...they did not put any type os spices on the food which did not make the flavours come out !!! From a renowned chef ?!? ...i was not impressed at all.. Tasted like a beginners dish

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an excellent place to enjoy local foods, prepared in the best way both culinary and esthetically ... We did enjoy especially scallops with truffle sauce. There is a degustation menu too. Reservations are needed since it is a popular dining option in Old Montreal both for local and tourists.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Make reservations because this place is always busy. The food was the best I have had in a very long time. Fine french cuisine in a charming building. The staff is exceptional and help with selection of food and wine paring. Don't miss this place. It is worth every penny.

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Sit down and enjoy the tasting menu with the wine pairing. Great food, no wonder Mr. Godbout is representing Canada at the Bocuse d'Or. Service was great, not as a grand restaurant, more like an extremely fine local table. we ate great foods, drank great wines and had an excellent night. Only downturn is that we were seated at a... More

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