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3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
+1 514-845-5333
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I feel like I am in Paris when I eat here. The food is wonderful. They always have a terrific Sancerre wine. Service is excellent. It is always one of our favorite meals. I love that they serve a large Bell jar of cornichons (small...More

Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit, and the food was delicious and perfectly prepared. The portions were generous (a bit too much, perhaps).This is a solid choice for well-executed French fare, and I would go again for exactly that reason. That said, while our primary waiter...More

Thank Montrealonthemove
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my all time favourites restaurants in town. Because they close late, this ends up being our destination if we get hungry after 11pm. Aside from closing late, this French Bistro serves excellent food (menu hasn't changed much for the past 20 years), the...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told to go here by our neighbour who was originally from Montreal. We went on a beer tour our first night in Montreal and the representative suggested this restaurant. Yes it was crowded and a little loud but this speaks to the popularity of...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here on four occasions over the last eleven years, once on each visit to the city, and each time I've been extremely impressed. This time I made the reservation a week before traveling. I came with four friends who I see only rarely,...More

Thank tom l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely good restaurant should be rated higher. Great atmosphere and great food, good service. Veal kidneys were very well done, delicious.

Thank Don O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were excited to come here as many people recommended it to us. There were three of us and they squished us into a table for two which was not so comfortable. The restaurant was jam packed and we felt like sardines. Two of us...More

Thank Eli F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking into L’Express feels like you are walking into a Paris bistro in 50’s minus the cigarette smoke. The entire ambiance put me in a good mood and I felt like I was in a movie, and then the food arrived and I was in...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One really fine and excellent French bistro! Loved my escargot and steak frites! Get all your French favs here! I loved feeling I was transported over to Europe. It was a fantastic dinner with my boyfriend, super romantic and the best start to our Montreal...More

Thank Alicia C
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We decided to check out L’Express at the recommendation of a friend. The food was very good and the service was attentive. This place is very classically French. We enjoyed our meal and never felt rushed. This was a solid find. Just be sure to...More

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Response from Ridermel | Reviewed this property |
I have used Open Table but I believe you can just call them as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
    (Roy & Duluth)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Sherbrooke, 3 streets north or metro Mont-Royal, 3 streets south; a five minutes walk in both directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-845-5333
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