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Certificate of Excellence
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1229 Rue de la Montagne | 1229 Mountain street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z2, Canada (Saint Catherine)
+1 514-866-3234
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Annandale, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our party of six dined at Bis before a Washington DC/Montreal hockey game (we were the out-of-towners). After a warm greeting, we enjoyed a delicious meal, excellent wine and exceptional service. Hats off to Bis...I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Travelady91453
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible dinner at Bis. The service was incredible from the coat check to the table. No detail was overlooked. The wine recommendation was spot on. Our entire table was happy with their food choices. I don't think anything on the menu would be disappointing ! This is on my list for repeat visits ... Loved it💝

Thank Catherine D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For anyone that likes to enjoy a warm, intimate atmosphere paired with a staff that ensures your experience is nothing shy of superb this is the place for you! The bonus is the menu selection and no matter what your choice of main course it will be mouth-watering delicious. I was impressed with the Filet Mignon and my friend enjoyed... More 

Thank Kat S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best meal I have ever had anywhere, Extremely professional and friendly service and the food was beyond reproach with great atmosphere. We tried half a dozen appetizers and an antipasto dish to start and thought we went to heaven. Didn't think it could get any better and then we had the rack of lamb. I would recommend this... More 

Thank Shirley D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were both nothing less than perfect. We tried the veal chop and the seafood. Both perfectly prepared and served. I really recommend this restaurant. No wonder it was the George colony's favorite restaurant while he was staying in Montreal.

Thank Aryan K
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the time we entered it was nothing short of fantastic. Service, food and yes friendly chit chat with waiter and on duty associate Marcello. Meal was excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Grant M
Lucknow, India
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124 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stiff lipped team was a good experience High end classy Italian experience Loved the food and ambience No pizza so means u have better things to look for

Thank raijvdeepali
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was expecting typical traditional italian fare but was pleasantly surprised as the menu had a modern twist (mostly found on the market menu, which i was told are the chef’s inspirations) Items such as italian sushi, gourmet corn dogs and gnocchi poutine were all non traditional items yet used only authentic italian ingredients. My wife prefers classic recipes so she... More 

Thank montreal t
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were walking down Mountain street and got caught in a Montreal snowstorm! As we were looking for refuge we were attracted to these beautiful Christmas lights and stumbled into this charming restaurant.. A perfect little gem. We were greeted so warmly and treated like old friends. Everything was perfect and romantic like a scene out of a movie! Thank... More 

Thank Karen C
Moretown, Vermont
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

The restaurant was accommodating when we asked to shift our reservation timing which we appreciated. Staff was friendly, however, waiter was clearly rushing from table to table and the food was just not impressive. Pasta with shrimp and tiny calico scallops had a sauce that was too much for the seafood. Would not return.

Thank Dawn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $37
Seafood, Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229 Rue de la Montagne | 1229 Mountain street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z2, Canada
    (Saint Catherine)
  • Public Transportation: Peel Street Metro, Windsor train station, Lucien Lallier Metro station
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-866-3234
Located in downtown Montreal, Restaurant Bis is the perfect place to see and be seen! We're known to host Hollywood stars during their stay in "The City of Saints" and we've even been awarded Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence for two straight years. Our diverse and exciting meal options, including our "under 495 calorie" menu, and our wide selection of fine Italian wines are what makes us a popular destination for the most discerning palettes! Book your table at Restaurant Bis, and enjoy an evening with us!

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Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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