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Boris Bistro

#195 of 4,609 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
Ville-Marie
Bistro
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465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
(514) 848-9575
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 100
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The "where-to-be" for a great 5-7!

Good bistrot food and the most gorgeous terrace in Montreal. Just steps from the Old Montreal. Don't miss the popular 5 to 7 in summer!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
sibarite2
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Montreal, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good bistrot food and the most gorgeous terrace in Montreal. Just steps from the Old Montreal. Don't miss the popular 5 to 7 in summer!

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

I love tartars, so I decided to stop in for a business lunch. I was blown away by the service, they were so attentive and sweet, it was disconcerting. Obviously the bison tartar was incredible. Everything was just perfect.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Everything was great: food, service and terrace! No cons. The beef tartare was perfect. We were a group and had no problem with the bill. Everybody just loved the place.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

you can't compare this place with Le Local, so by local Montreal standards it's a very average restaurant, and yet almost the same price as Le Local, which makes no sense to me. But if you compare this place to an average restaurant in NYC, it's actually very good. We were seating outside and people were SMOKING there. That totally... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Our table ordered two Duck Risotto with oyster mushrooms, sage and orange cream sauce and two Grilled Salmon and caramelized walnuts on baby spinach. The Duck Risotto was AMAZING! If we ever get to Boris Bistro again it will be tough to order something different as it was that good. The salmon was on the small side and cooked just... More 

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

this bistro offers a lovely outdoor dining experience. the outdoor terrace is a hidden gem in the urban area of montreal. the terrace has massive trees and lights create the perfect ambience. food is well prepared and is flavorful.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Daniel,Claude, and Mariam outstanding service! Cuisine exqusitely and elegantly prepared! Ambience romantic

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We saw that this place was highly rated, and most people seem to talk about the outdoor seating that they have...which does seem cool in warm weather, but that seems to overshadow their incredible food. If you enjoy escargot, do not miss that on their appetizer menu, it was the best that I have ever had. Everything that we had... More 

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Rosemere, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I went there with a group of friends and we actually enjoy the great ambiance, nice decor, the service is great, the food is delicious.Different from everywhere. I did enjoy!

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Sundre, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our concierge recommended 4 great spots along McGill in old Montreal. We got in at 1:00 and were told there would be a 15 minute wait. Only a couple of minutes later we were told there was a no show and we could have their table. They were very busy and we sat out in the courtyard on the gravel.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
  • Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
  • Phone Number: (514) 848-9575

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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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?