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Ile Flottante

174-176 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2L3, Canada
+1 514-278-6854
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck ravioli” (40 reviews)
“tasting menu” (55 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (29 reviews)
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
174-176 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2L3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very inventive and delicious! Did the 5 course dinner and the portions were very generous. Cannot believe how wonderful the beet tartare and squash blossom were! We will definitely be back.

Thank StaceyM234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Saturday night ,only good comments ,portion were good ,service was excellent price was decent, recommending 100%. Would definitely go back one of the best restaurants I’ve eaten.

Thank Elena B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a recommendation and it was worth every cent of the cost. Service was excellent (quick to be present when needed but not obtrusive), atmosphere was quiet and peaceful but most importantly the meal itself was simply excellent. Every course was a positive...More

Thank fenlwebb2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you will see, I'm a loyal fan of this restaurant. The food is always remarkable and exciting to eat, and the service is top-notch. Chef Sean Murray Smith clearly agonizes over every detail of every dish. The tastes, textures, etc. must all fit together,...More

Thank jazzafcionado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Portions were generous, plates were pretty, food was beyond delicious. Three-course meal was more than enough for us.

Thank Ece T
Reviewed August 8, 2018

After reading rave reviews we decided to go. They have a set menu. 3 courses for $45, 5 courses for $65 and 7 courses for $85. We went with the 5 courses. All the dishes were very good except for the main course which I...More

Thank Vahishta
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We dined here late on a Friday evening and enjoyed the food. We went for a three-course meal, which was more than enough: the plates were generous, tasty and inventive. A 'simple' potato and onion dish was amazing-- a melting gratin sitting in a truffle...More

Thank 2due
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Ive been looking forward to try this place since the reviews on Trip Advisor are always so flattering.The restaurant is pretty small with a casual vibe to it. The service was excellent. The waiters are attentive and take time to explain the menu. They only...More

Thank P D
Reviewed July 25, 2018

A friend visiting from New York made the reservation, excited to take me to his all time favourite Montreal restaurant. A born and raised Montrealer, I was curious to see how such a gem had escaped my radar. Named after my favourite dessert, Île Flottante...More

Thank Daniaile J
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Chef Sean Murray Smith and front-of-the-house Nada Abou Younes took a great concept and made it bigger and better! The formerly tiny Deux Singes de Montarvie co-owners took over the adjacent business and redecorated to create a minimalist, soothing space -- but diners can still...More

1  Thank Christina T
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Tammy Z
July 19, 2018|
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Response from AndreSaintAmant | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late answer, I was on holiday. Better call directly!
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Vic28 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling them. They are planning to close for expansion/ renovation, but have not decided on a date yet. So yes, they are definitely open -- some friends were there a couple of days ago.
Gizem P
February 24, 2017|
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Response from sylvia k | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a 2-option tasting menu: vegetarian and non-vegetarian. The 4-course meal changes every-so-often. Your palate will be pleasantly surprised with everything you are served. Don't forget the wine... Two thumbs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $66
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174-176 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2L3, Canada
    (De l'Esplanade & Waverly)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Rosemont. Bus 55 St-Laurent, stop at St-Viateur Street.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-278-6854
  • E-mail
The tasting menu is offered in a choice of three, five or seven courses where preference is given to vegetables, as well as a selection of meat and seafood. Our aim is to create a meal that reflects a balance of flavours and draws on the styles and inspirations of our kitchen. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions you may have.
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