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Boris Bistro

465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada (Ville-Marie)
(514) 848-9575
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Ranked #243 of 4,409 restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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72% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kingston, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

We asked the concierge at the hotel for a suggestion, and this was one of them. We gave it a try, and were not disappointed. The service was excellent, and the food was delicious. I highly recommend the sangria (perfect for a warm summer evening!) and the tuna. Hope to be back soon!

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Toronto, Canada
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253 reviews 253 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stopped here for Sangria on our way to eat somewhere else. I think we would have enjoyed this place too. It's in a courtyard like Jardin Nelson. The atmosphere is great. The sangria is a little different but it grew on us. We had olives and some of the best French fries as snackers. This is a place to... More

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burgess hill
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful lunch in this charming restaurant. Amazing terrace area. We walked past one evening and there was such a buzz we felt drawn to go back for lunch the next day. Great menu, great choice, attentive staff who were happy to serve the local business people at speed but equally allowed us to people watch in-between courses.... More

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Vermont
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128 reviews 128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were looking for an outdoor seating experience and our concierge at Le Petit Hotel made this reservation for us. The outdoor area was nice, although the table was so wide that we had a hard time hearing each other. At first the service was sketchy--they seemed uncertain who would waiting on us; but once that was settled, things went... More

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Food was very good and service excellent. This Bistro has an innovative menu and a nice terrasse. Great for lunch

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Hialeah, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I loved the fact that you seem to enter another dimension when you come into Boris Bistro. It was quiet and fresh compared with the hot and hectic street outside. Great service and good prices.

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Amelia Island, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We walked by Boris Bistro Friday night and it was packed (well, it was a Friday night). Made reservations to come back Monday night and we were so glad we did. Boris Bistro has both inside and outside dining, Outside was under the trees and umbrella and birds just a tweeting. Beautiful atmosphere, Our server (I didn't get her name)... More

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North London UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

While staying in Montreal we wanted one night to have a meal at a more upmarket place and were recommended this restaurant. Initial impressions were good, it was busy with many tables reserved, and a nice looking if slightly quirky patio area. After being seated in the patio area, things started to turn for the worse. Like other reviews have... More

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Terrebonne, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Unfortunately after reading all the reviews, I feel bad to say... My experience was not the greatest. I guess maybe I had high expectations. Went on a Saturday night, on the terrace which is in an old open building with great architecture, service was poor, slow, ordered salmon tartare and my hubby had tartare de boeuf. Was poorly seasoned, actually... More

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Houston, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went for a lunch there and sat outside, very nice ambiance, and nice shades, you feel its more of a european bistro, the waitress was very friendly. We went there since we had a conference in the area. I didnt have lunch but had a dessert Chocolate Marquise w/ Salted Caramel it was AMAZING! you have to try it,... More

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