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O'Thym

#157 of 4,677 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
The Village (Gay Village)
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1112, boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1Z5, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BYOB joint with exquisite culinary creations

Excellent business dinner in this small-ish restaurant - the size makes it cozy, so definitely need to reserve for parties of 4 or more. Great food - but limited on vegetarian choice - 1 appetizer and 1 main for us veggies. But that was delivered very well, but limited veg choice means if you are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
V_BeenThere
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Mississauga, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I went there 2 years ago and didn't appreciate the service so i've never went back until then. My friends invited me at this restaurant for my birthday because yes the food is really good, expensive but worths the price. However, it was simply the worst service ever. Even worst then my first time! Arrogant from the beginning until the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Excellent business dinner in this small-ish restaurant - the size makes it cozy, so definitely need to reserve for parties of 4 or more. Great food - but limited on vegetarian choice - 1 appetizer and 1 main for us veggies. But that was delivered very well, but limited veg choice means if you are not in to Mushrooms, this... More 

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Montreal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On March 4th , four of us attended a Hardy's Wine Tasting at this restaurant .This place has always been on our list of where to dine,but for one reason or another , we just never made it there .We were aware of the reputation and quality of both food and service but given the number of people who had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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375 reviews 375 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is refreshing to go to a restaurant that is not afraid to put Bison and Deer on the menu. Two seatings, 7pm and 9pm. Seems to always be full so make a point of making reservations. Friendly but sparse service. Bring your own bottle of wine, or two. They open, you pour. We enjoyed our meals but think that... More 

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blue ridge mountains
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167 reviews 167 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a very pleasant lunch here. Their menu du midi included potage (a delicious salmon bisque that day) or salad du jour and dessert du jour (diced apples, cranberries, and oatmeal crumble) with several choices of plat. We had a beef dish and a nice-sized swordfish steak, both of which were very well prepared & flavorful and were accompanied by... More 

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Canberra
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82 reviews 82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We shared the poutine for starters and ordered the Duck Magret and Lamb Shank for main. The restaurant is well decorated with a reasonable noise level and staff are very attentive and helpful. It is bring your own wine although they do have a non-alcohol beer available. The food is delicious, although I think a little on the pricey side.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were recommended to go there by our hosts at nearby BBV. No reservation and we got a table straight away but that was lucky! BYO so had bought some wine at nearby SAQ store. Friendly bilingual staff. Interesting menu, shared a shrimp ravioli starter, had beef and duck - all delicious and perfectly cooked and presented. A complimentary small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Visited back in May 2014 while on holiday in Montreal. Glad I did after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. It is 'Bring Your Own Bottle' which is easy enough to do, we were staying at the Fairmont so we just went downstairs to an underground wine store. The restaurant itself is off the beaten track but don't let that... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We went to this place following trip advisor recommendations. And they were right. The place is very nice, good atmosphere and the food is delicious! You have to be careful as you may walk by without seeing it. The area where it is located is not very touristy and not very nice, but it was OK. We were five and... More 

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Wilmington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

O'Thym is a great place. Service, food and the overall experience was wonderful. Don't miss the half smoked, half baked salmon if it is on the menu when you visit. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1112, boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > The Village (Gay Village)
  • Neighborhood: The Village (Gay Village)

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 51
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Village (Gay Village)

Neighborhood Profile
The Village (Gay Village)
The rainbow pillars of Beaudry Métro Station shepherd the way into to The Village, one of the largest hubs for gay and lesbian culture in North America. With an open layout and a congenial aura, the refurbished buildings along Rue Sainte-Catherine pay a special homage to menswear and to caffeine, with showrooms and cafes. By morning, the antiquing gems along Amherst Street are packed with collectors. An incredible party spot, The Village comes alive at night, when clubs, bars, and dance halls open their doors and the revelry is high, epitomized by the fanciful trimmings of the apropos Oscar Wilde building. From May to September, the area closes to automotive traffic, allowing restaurant terraces to pour onto the streets, creating a dynamic sense of community. Les Boules Roses, thousands of pink baubles, are hung to welcome in the festivals and celebrations, including Montréal en Arts, Divers-Cité, and the Pride Parade.