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Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Mediterranean, Wine Bar
As featured in Best Food in Montreal
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310, Saint-Paul O., Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A3, Canada
+1 514-507-8727
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved our meals. Fresh ingredients prepared simply but delivering an abundance of flavor. I had the local halibut special and it was wonderful. The semi- deconstructed carrot cake for desert was delicious. Our server helped us select a superb French Pinot Noir to accompany our meal. I can't wait to go back.

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Thank rpctown
Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for your great feedback. Your words are highly appreciated ! Hope to see you soon ! More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to get in Saturday night and it was packed, so we booked ahead sunday. Super sweet hostess greeted us (30 minuted early) and was a great meal from start to finish. Crab cakes, bone marrow, octopus, lobster tagliatelle, lemon tart, it all was terrific. Great flavors without huge oversized portions so totally satisfied us. We had a great bottle... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know you had a great time here! We are looking forward to hosting you again! More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Bocata for the first time last night and we will be back. The first thing that hits you whe you walk in the door is the rich, warm, inviting smell coming from the kitchen, second is the chill vibe and the cool ambiance. Started the night with a very good cocktail and then an amazing Barolo from their very... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Hi Robert, thank your comprehension, we are glad everything turned out fine for your wife had a unique experience in the end. Thanks for sharing your feedback. Hope to see you again ! More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great flavors and very cool vibe. We had the cheese sampler and salmon smoked salmon entrees followed by pork chop and pasta, which was very good The carrot cake dessert was amazing.

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback ! Hope to see you soon. More 

Succasunna, New Jersey
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321 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our hotel and an excellent choice. Very good vibe in a smaller room with very trendy decor but also grounded in the area. Service was good and the table was comfortable. Casual jeans etc are fine. A few men were in shorts. You can also eat at the bar if no tables are available. Fairly good wine list... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Thank you for your glad comments. Your feedback are highly appreciated ! More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! Service and food were great! Recommended for a casual night with friends and wine! The Pata Negra de Bellota and the Lobster Carbonara were excellent!! One of the best pastas ever in Montreal!

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Happy to know that you loved your experience with us, hope to see you soon ! More 

Maywood
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bocata is my kind of place! Small and intimate but with a big personality. Very fun and casual atmosphere. Trendy. Great service. Most important great food and wine!

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Hi Joe, thank you for those amazing comments ! We are glad you had a great time here. More 

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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant while strolling about town. The hostess knew everything about the menu and was very enthusiastic and fun. The lobster carbonara and pork chop dishes were both fabulous and the citron meringue dessert truly amazing. What fun to find such great food without a review or recommendation! Yet I am compelled to provide a great review so... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback, we are happy that you found us and we now hope to see you again ! More 

Andover, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was a perfect choice in the Old Port for dinner. The atmosphere is cosy and feels European, the food was delicious and the service wonderful. The menu is different and everything we tried was great. We had the cheese plate, radish special and the tomato bread to start and all were fantastic. Entrees were all delicious - and don't... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

We are glad you choose Bocata this night ! Thank you so much for your great feedback, hope to see you soon. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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113 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Ate at Bocata on the last night of a girls' trip to Montreal. The restaurant is in the heart of Old Montreal, a charming and romantic area. The restaurant is very intimate, which makes the eating experience all the more enjoyable. I would strongly recommend reservations for this place. The food was delicious, but what was truly spectacular was the... More 

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Roberto B, Owner at Bocata Restaurant Bar a Vin, responded to this review

Really happy that you choose Bocata on your trip to Montréal ! Thank you so much for your great words on our service. Hope to see again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310, Saint-Paul O., Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-507-8727
Description
Welcome to your neighborhood Wine Bar, where our attentive and friendly waitstaff will welcome you 7 days a week from 5pm. You can treat yourself to rustic but refined dishes, or select a few small plates to share over cocktails, or a wine suggestion by our passionate sommeliers. Expect an eclectic candlelit atmosphere, upbeat tunes and an all around good time.

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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.