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Porto Mar

201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
+1 514-286-5223
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sardines” (16 reviews)
“cod” (11 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Portuguese, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
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11 - 20 of 94 reviews

Reviewed July 3, 2017

This restaurant locates in a small lane in the old Montreal. Good Portuguese cuisine and excellent services. The menu has many choices also with set dinner. The price is very reasonable in this neighborhood.

Thank skywalkerinbc
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in old Montreal before going to the Centaur Theater. No matter how late we are due to traffic and parking issues, the staff just get us fed and on our way on time. The fish is fresh and cooked simply...More

1  Thank Eileen R
Reviewed June 21, 2017

After the Pointe a callieres Museum, we went at POrto Mar for dinner. Portuguese inpiration. Chiken was superb; some had fish and they enjoyed. Service should be more attentive. Price list is OK.

Thank RoxidouNoiro
Reviewed May 1, 2017

My girlfriends and I came here on a recommendation, and we enjoyed our lunch while exploring Old Montreal. We all did the pre-fixe lunch menu which included either a soup or salad, lunch entree, and coffee and dessert. The prices range from $19 - $30...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We loved that this restaurant keeps it simple when cooking seafood. Crispy grilled sardines served with tomato and red pepper slices lightly dressed; pan-fried cod with beans, broccoli, and potatoes; mussels, clams, fish, and chorizo served on a bed of tomato flavoured rice, a bit...More

Thank Lena5209
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Walked down the narrow streets of Old Montreal and found the side door to Porto Mar on Saint Francois Xavier street to be a cozy welcome out of the cold late afternoon. It`s amazing that we were to have supper in such an ancient building...More

Thank K008
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Am a regular lunch customer who loves the old school ambience, great value , fresh fish always prepared just so and accompanied with the right sides. Very friendly and curteous staff who work as a team, excellent value for money, don't miss this spot slightly...More

1  Thank sylviculteur
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service, nice atmosphere and good food. However the restrooms could be much cleaner. Will come again!

Thank Frank S
3caramel, Guest Relations Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2016

Thank you for your review. We apologize for the state of the restrooms. Unfortunately the restrooms are not the responsibility of the restaurant but rather the building owner but will definitely pass your feedback along. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed October 22, 2016

We had such a fantastic experience in our first visit to Porto Mar, we returned for a 2nd dinner during our 6 day visit to Montreal. Our hosts, owners Tony and Passos, provided great suggestions for both food and wine, and we were delighted with...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We read about this great little gem and were delighted to find the reviews were exactly correct. Charming, historic decor, quiet enough for a wonderfully stress free dinner where I could speak to my husband and relax after a long day of travel. We had...More

Thank Francesca124_13
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $45
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-286-5223
Lovely restaurant in Old Montreal. A little off the main rue St Paul, but worth it for good quality food and service.
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