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479, Saint-Alexis, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2N7, Canada
+1 514-303-0479
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit” (26 reviews)
“bison” (19 reviews)
“oysters” (38 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
479, Saint-Alexis, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2N7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant smells good the instant you walk in.. we wanted help choosing wine, and the recommendation from the waiter was excellent. Every course was fantastic, especially the lobster on the seafood platter. The crab was my least favourite, but it was still good.

Thank patrice385
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great meal here on a Friday night. It has a really cool ambiance and looks like the inside of a Canadian cabin. The menu was varied and there were a few good specials there as well. I had a great cocktail and...More

Thank AccordingToJenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at this restaurant. The venue is very cozy, warm and elegant. The food is good and the portions are generous. Our waitress, Debbie, was very attentive and friendly. Highly recommended!

Thank Marcopolo20th
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is from Rue Saint-Alexis, not Notre-Dame as Google Maps appears. Nice cozy setting, with excellent service. My wife enjoyed the bison burger (without bun, you can better appreciate the flavor and texture). I got the pork schnitzel (a rib chop), which was perfectly...More

Thank Runpicu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw very good reviews of L'Orignal and decided to go. It was a great experience. Nice environment, excellent service and wonderful cuisine. They serve canadian - french food, well cooked and well served. We certainly had a great time and will come back if...More

Thank Eduardo O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L'Orignal's dining room resembles an eclectically decorated chalet in the Laurentians. The menu and wine list are both short but creative. Our cauliflower "steak" was easily the best and most inventive version of this vegetarian classic I can think of. Service was prompt and very...More

Thank ilovescones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal (I had salmon, my wife had rabbit). The ambiance was great, and service was excellent!!

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

L’Orignal came highly recommended by a colleague and she was spot on! The atmosphere was warm and inviting - think upscale lodge, but with a homey casual flair. The menu focuses on farm to table fare, so expect a well curated selection of dishes with...More

Thank Aubrae W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations on the advice of a hotel concierge. We got a comfortable table for four in a quiet corner of the bar area. The menu is somewhat short but amazing. Specials are posted nearby on a board. We had great bison burgers, but...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time having dinner at L’Orignal. Nice atmosphere and very attentive waitress. We ordered poutine with truffle as our appetizer, deer stew and mushroom pasta as our main course. Everything was delicious and we will be back to this restaurant when we...More

Thank Ian Z
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picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
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March 19, 2015|
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Response from HarlemMade | Reviewed this property |
I'm almost certain there are gluten free options. You can always contact the restaurant directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $78
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479, Saint-Alexis, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2N7, Canada
    (Notre Dame)
  • Public Transportation: Were between stations McGill and Place D'Armes
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-303-0479
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