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Chez L'Epicier

311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
+1 514-878-2232
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“foie gras” (32 reviews)
“macaroons” (23 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
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French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I happened by this restaurant while looking for a good, authentic french dining experience. We were greeted warmly by a very professional staff who offered us to try the 8 course meal. We like variety so we agreed. Each meal was spectacularly...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed November 28, 2017

I live in an Old Montreal condo and had been dealing with water damage issues in my kitchen for about a week. Things were going fine, but I was sick of cooking out of boxes and doing dishes in the bathroom sink. My husband and...More

Thank carefree66
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

We went to this cool restaurant during Montreal’s Restaurant week. It was just serendipitous and we had a blast. Good food, interesting presentation as well as nice wine pairings. The portions were reasonable; just the right amount of food. The service was very attentive, bilingual...More

Thank Ignacio B
Reviewed October 20, 2017

I was alone, and sat at the bar on a Tuesday evening in October when the restaurant was not very busy. I love the high-ceilinged room with the old stone walls, the ancient, beat-up bar, and the perfect lighting. The sommelier, her name was Gabrielle,...More

Thank David W
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Excellent, friendly service. Exquisite European French-Mediterranean style cooking, with a distinctly Québecois touch to it.Delicious deserts.We spent our last vacation evening in Cnada in this restaurant and enjoyed every minute.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Excellent venue for my daughter's wedding celebration. The newly weds had specific ideas on decoration and ambience and were given the flexibility to do so. My daughter and son in law were able to choose from a selection of options for their 4 course dinner....More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Great little French restaurant in the heart of the Old Town. Loved the heirloom tomato salad with goat cheese. My main a generous breast of duck with tasty vegetables was spot on. Desserts were great as was the service. The only issue was with the...More

Thank billyboy18
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We eat out quite a lot but Chez L'Epicier ranks among the best for a long time. Each dish had clearly been thought through by the chef and were delivered to perfection. As we live in the U.K. we are unlikely to return but if...More

Thank Brioche99
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Took some friends for their first trip to Montreal. Had the tasting menu with the paired wines. It came to $147 US / person for 3 of us with the tip. I reserved online and confirmed by phone as one of our party was celiac....More

Thank joeyrockets
Reviewed September 8, 2017

During our two day visit to Montreal this was our best dining experience. This was our first time at this restaurant. Our waiter was Fredrick. He was knowledgeable, friendly and made you feel instantly comfortable and happy. He cheerfully presented the menu and wine list...More

Thank Robert W
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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Judy W
May 27, 2015|
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Response from Felipe C | Reviewed this property |
Casual, no dress code. But it does not hurt to dress more elegantly!
Danielle D
March 8, 2015|
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Response from georgianna w o | Reviewed this property |
Surely! They are very creative.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $39
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Metro: Champ de Mars
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-878-2232
Friendly refinement at Chez l’Épicier! For over ten years, the restaurant Chez L’Épicier has been shaking up culinary traditions while maintaining its position as a restaurant of the highest gastronomic order, offering a relaxed refinement and an energizing experience. Whether you come on business or for a meal with friends, the food, ambiance, and wines combine to make this one of the best restaurants in Montreal.
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