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350, place Royale - 2nd floor of museum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
(514) 872-9128
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Ranked #125 of 4,420 restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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90% Recommend
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English first
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99 reviews 99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A lovely place for lunch, especially if you can book a table on the balcony. If you know the weather will be fine, book the table a day or two ahead. Tables outside are for 2 only except the end ones which could accommodate 3. We were three, and two had the soup and I had legumes confites" cooked cold... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

So who would think of eating in a museum? L'Arrivage is on the top floor and only serves till the early afternoon. But the food quality and service were wonderful. I had the fish of the day, which was deliciously cooked. The dessert is a surprise - and had the ladies raving.

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Montréal, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Perhaps one of my brunch companions would give 4 stars for the brunch we had, but I was not as fortunate. They were out of the wine I asked for and had no suitable substitute. My omelet was dry, the confit almost non-existent, the purée too sweet, the veggies too bitter and the whole thing wasn't hot enough. My companions... More

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have been to this restaurant a few times and will be going again on June 10th. I am looking forward to the meal. The food is excellent as is the service. The set gourmet lunch menu is wonderful and very affordable. This restaurant is located in Old Montreal and is in the Montreal Museum of Archeology and History. Reservations... More

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Old Chatham, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We always made a habit of eating at L'Arrivage on our annual Montreal trips, and it was uniformly wonderful until about a year and a half ago, when for whatever reason, the experience was uniformly horrible, from service to food. Recent reviews, however, persuaded us to return, and we loved it once again. Our server seemed a bit confused, but... More

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Montreal, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Excellent lunch menu. Very impressed. The dishes were amazing; they were cooked and presented to a high standard. Scenic view of the old port. Delightful service. Definitely recommend. Reservations Recommended.

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Kent, Washington
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113 reviews 113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Located within the Pointe-à-Callières museum, this lovely place offers a great view of the port, and a very tasty fixed price lunch. Service was friendly and prompt. Really a notch above most museum restaurants.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This is a magnificent place for a Sunday brunch, high enough up to look out over parts of the Montreal waterfront. The restaurant serves the always interesting Pointe-à-Callières museum, which has exhibitions on Montreal history and some intriguing archaeological vestiges down in the basement level, at what was the original level of early city development in the 17th century. The... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This delightful restaurant is a great brunch spot. The the decor is modern, the restaurant is well-lit and it offers a great view of the old port. They accommodate big groups and young children and the service is very friendly. The food is the best part of this place with a varied and creative twist - definitely not your average... More

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Great view of the port. Overall the entire experience was overshadowed by the terrible service. After we received our meal, we never saw our wait staff again (no water refills, no coffee, no bill etc.). Hoped for a different experience since our walking guide highly recommended this establishment (Sept 21, 2013).

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