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Modavie

1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
+1 514-287-9582
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (543 reviews)
“steak frites” (103 reviews)
“chops” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a drink at the bar one cold evening, and made reservations for the next night! Onion soup is really good, the lamb chops were perfect, as was everything we had to eat. The staff was very attentive, and helpful with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 294DavidT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server Josiane did a wonderful job attending to our food service needs! Would definitely recommend coming here!🙌

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank mirandak554
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner at Modavie. While I had a simple salad and appetizer for my meal, my date had the lamb chops (their specialty) and he was very impressed. We split a nice bottle of Syrah and the cheesecake. I loved the rustic...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 872jennifera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Light live and jazzy music playing in the background, candle lights, a soft aroma of garlic and warm bread in the air, delicious and extensive wine list, all enhancing a relaxing yet fun dinner with colleagues. The Cheese & charcuterie platter was delicious, the calamares...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AnaMontreal_Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at Modavie with business colleagues. Lorenzo and the tream were terrific. Great food and atmosphere. Will definitely make a trip back Jack and John

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank visitor198500
Modavie B, Public Relations Manager at Modavie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jack and John, we are very thrilled to learn that you've enjoyed your dinner with us! You are more than welcome to come back and visit us again! Happy holidays, Joanie Bergeron

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I've had lamb at probably 20+ restaurants and the rack of lamb here was literally the best I've ever had. Very nice wine list also.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 506jona
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We decided to stop in for dinner after attending the light/music show at the Notre-Dame Basilica. It is a french resturant and wine bar and we went on a Saturday evening. The service was great, the food was great but we didn't know about the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JeanneDP
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

4 of us happened to stop in Modavie for a dinner snack, and immediately entered the welcoming spell of Lorenzo, Sonia and his staff. We had such great food, excellent service and fun that we decided to dine in the bar the next night also....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mercyzia
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

After walking on the waterfront of old Montréal on a brisk Sunday night, we were given a warm welcome at Modavie by Lorenzo, who seemed genuinely happy we stopped in. The restaurant wasn’t full, but there was a convivial buzz and we were shown to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jimbo8156
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We were soooooo lucky to wander in. As a foodie - WOW!!! Simple, elegant, multi layered food. And also not bank breaking. Simply amazing. BONUS- ask for Josy and Lorenzo!!!! They are amazing service professionals......and they entertained us for hours 💕🙌 We had the stuffed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Y4624JLrobing
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travelersLinda477
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Blakey_MissT | Reviewed this property |
Somehow trip advisor always forwards future customers’ questions to raters rather than the restaurant itself!! Not sure what private dining means. It’s rustic and busy but if you get a window table, it could be romantic.
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easMontreal
August 11, 2017|
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Response from QCern | Reviewed this property |
Rack of lamb is about $40 and it goes down from there. Not cheap, but well worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
    (St. Laurent)
  • Public Transportation: Place D'armes Metro
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
  • Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 514-287-9582
  • E-mail
Description
Seven nights a week, local bands take the stage at Montreal's hottest Jazz bar and bistro. Modavie's spirited setting sets the scene for a night of great tunes, top dining and generous pastis toasting. The bistro's far-reaching wine menu hits just the right notes and helps round off succulent lamb, fish, beef and inspired pasta dishes.
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