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La Gargote

351 place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B7, Canada
+1 514-844-1428
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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French, European
$$ - $$$
351 place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B7, Canada
Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

This little gem with a fireplace was our New Year's Eve enclave. We were welcomed in off the street on that snowy night and for much less than most were charging, we enjoyed a wonderful gourmet meal. Mushroom and smoked cheese soup, quail made two...More

Thank jsh326
Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is a small French bistro nestled in Old Montreal. The service is impeccable and the ambiance is quiet and enjoyable. They were incredibly accommodating to one guest who was vegetarian and prepared a special meal. The menu is small, but all of the dishes...More

Thank R B
Reviewed December 18, 2013

La Gargote does not pretend to be a three Michelin star place. The food is unpretentious but fresh and good, the wine list somewhat limited but honest and both are well priced. The decor is subdued and well suited to a romantic dinner, or a...More

Thank Jacques H
Reviewed November 30, 2013

To be fair I was quite tired and stumbled upon this place while looking for an Old Montreal experience. It was a Monday night and quite cold which is why the establishment was empty except for one other couple. In anycase the wine selection is...More

1  Thank undercover_75
Reviewed September 29, 2013

It was getting late and we were looking for a quaint restaurant for lunch in the old part of Montreal. Not having our map with us, we turned away from the central part of Old Town and came upon this charming corner café (La Gargote)....More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed September 26, 2013

My experience was not at all good. First! the wine we ordered was not advertised as vin de pays ( country wine) but....thats what we got for 40 bucks! Then**** the sirloin steak was less than a 1/4 of an inch thick and measured approx...More

2  Thank stirling061
Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the linguini carbonara and the beet salad. Good selection of desserts. The profiteroles were delicious. Very quiet on a Wednesday evening but setting itself was enjoyable in the old Montreal neighborhood

Thank Everywherewoman
Reviewed July 19, 2013

A real gem - an totally authentic french bistro in the heart of Montreal. Change the cars and you could be anywhere in S or C France. Sit outside and watch the world go by................ typical bistro menu , excellent value & quality and good...More

1  Thank robw48
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Amazing food. The quality, the service and the taste was memorable. As the restaurant has a small menu, every dish has plenty attention and details from the Client. It's a small café but it's not crowed at all, so perfect to have a quite and...More

Thank German C
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Authentic French cafe in the Vieux section of Montreal, friendly waitresses, food very tasty, would certainly go back.

Thank acpiel
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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Do you have gluten free options?
August 27, 2016|
Response from LaGargoteMontreal | Property representative |
All our dishes are made to order, as such, most meals can be modified to accommodate your needs asides for the pasta dishes and certain sauces. As well, if given a sufficient amount of time if mentioned , the daily menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-1428
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