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L'Arrivage Restaurant

#224 of 4,628 Restaurants in Montreal
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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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350, place Royale - 2nd floor of museum | Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
(514) 872-9128
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
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  • Value
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Three course Quebecois lunch at the museum

A local suggested that we try the restaurant in this excellent regional museum, Point A Calliere, for lunch. It isn't open for dinner. The food was expertly prepared Quebecois and a great value. One doesn't need to buy a ticket to the museum to eat at the restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
Barbara T
Irvine, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Irvine, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

A local suggested that we try the restaurant in this excellent regional museum, Point A Calliere, for lunch. It isn't open for dinner. The food was expertly prepared Quebecois and a great value. One doesn't need to buy a ticket to the museum to eat at the restaurant.

Bristol, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

this restaurant has a fairly nice view, but not super outstanding. I am getting the negative out first. it does has a view though of the port. but it has very good food. We reserved after reading reviews which proved useful. we had a better table because of it. Yes it's in a museum (a very interesting one btw), but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The best museum restaurant I've ever eaten in, L'Arrivage was a very pleasant surprise. We ended up there as a group of 7 after an enjoyable trip around the Pointe-a-Calliere museum, which is well worth a visit. Approaching 14:00, and being a sizeable group, I wasn't optimistic of getting a table. Although we had to wait a few minutes, the... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had read about the museum and L'Arrivage and was pleased to experience both on our first day in Montreal. We were lucky to get a window table, thanks to patience and a kindly maître d'. The food was wonderful - a lovely warm soup, fish (the "retour de peche") and a delicious Saint-Chinian wine on our waiter's recommendation. Everything... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

After an enjoyable trip around the museum, we were looking forward to some lunch. Unfortunately the restaurant whilst busy was not as expected, not only did it take a long time for us to order, the menu was very unclear, and frankly we were both disappointed. My wife decided on a small plate of shrimps and I order salad and... More 

Tappahannock, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Visited the Pointe de la CAlliere museum and decided to try the rooftop restaurant. Was not disappointed. Nice warm summer's day and lunch al fresco on the terrace was wonderful. We had chicken and steak and it was well prepared with very delicate and varied salad ingredients as a side. Wine by the glass was excellent and well priced. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The service was spot on! If one waiter was busy the other one arrived right away, not too pushy. The food was amazing. The wine was great. The view of the old port was absolutely gorgeous in daylight for I went for lunch. I will definitely visit again. I do not recommend for a bug family just as friends or... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

theres no word , it use to be good ,now a highschool cafeteria is a three star compare to that place, its a disgrace ,stay away

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I could have cooked what was proposed, I could barely understand the waiter in French or English and he poor water on my kids and myself. The service was slow once the food was finished and it was hard to get their attention for a second glass of water...

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I never thought a restaurant within a museum would be as good as L'Arrivage. It's located within the Pointe A Calliere museum in Old Montreal. I had lunch there towards the end of the lunch time rush. I sat next to the window facing the river and the waterfront. It was a clear winterlike day and thus the view was... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 350, place Royale - 2nd floor of museum | Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: (514) 872-9128

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine


Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

Neighborhood Profile
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its center, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theater.