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Ferreira Cafe

1446 Rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1S8, Canada (Ville-Marie)
1 514-848-0988
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Ranked #130 of 4,475 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Portuguese, Seafood
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: St-Catherine
Description: It is said that laughter and good times are fuelled by exquisite food. All of these can be found at Ferreira Cafe, Montreal's veritable ambassador of Portuguese cuisine. Warm and refined, while chic and relaxing, Ferreira Cafe continues to be a true favorite of among Montrealers.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
canada
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Having been here twice a couple of years ago and been wowed by the food, I was expecting more from this well known Montreal restaurant. Unfortunately this time the food was just very average though the prices were over the top. The seafood was overly salted and the octopus was uneatable being extremely chewy and not at all tasty. The... More

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The owner and his daugther are serving the best variaty of fish that would delight any fine palate. As a bonus, price are reasonable.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere was warm, the service very attentive, and the food outstanding. The prices were high, especially for wine, but it was worth it.

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Oradell, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is not a "Portuguese" restaurant with only traditional dishes. The fish was fresh and cooked in a straight forward but well-flavored way. Don't get the champagne, it seems a bit steep. Crowded and lively with busy attentive service. A winner.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ferreira's on Peel St. is one of those great finds. The food is excellent, particularly the seafood. The wine list is great and the servers very professional and attractive.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ferreira Café This Portuguese restaurant, indicated by a tour guide, in a very good neighborhood and street, has very good food, portions, service and food, so reservations are a must , since it gets completely full, soon, at lunch time. We, by arriving very early, by the nick of the time, and with the help of the very nice Portuguese... More

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Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We visited on a Tuesday evening and it was packed! Luckily, we had reserved ahead. Everything we tried was very good: lamb, grilled calamari, octopus, shrimp, cod. It is definitely a good place to have fresh seafood. The deserts also looked great! The wine was also very good. The service team was very courteous and attentive, the music and atmosphere... More

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We traveled to Montreal on a foodie adventure and heard of this restaurant from a variety of sources. When we arrived, there was a loud, disco like sound track that kept pounding deep bass notes throughout the evening. We expected at some point there would be a change in the nature of the music---did not happen. We asked to be... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was there with my husband and friends. This seems to be a popular place because although we had reservations for 7:00 p.m. the place was already crowded. The restaurant has an elegant decor and all waitresses wear the same form fitting dresses. It is located in a trendy part of town, with a lively crowd. Our waitress was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The service,surroundings,wine choice and presentation was second to none and the portions were healthy if not too much so! Yes it is an expensive outing but well worth it if you can afford it!

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