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Code Ambiance

1874 Notre Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1M6, Canada
+1 514-939-2609
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tartare” (7 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
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French, International, Contemporary, Wine Bar
1874 Notre Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1M6, Canada
Neighborhood: Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

The Code Ambiance is an amazing restaurant in Griffintown. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is also great. Try the fresh Salmon tartare and ask to your waiter which wine to drink. They have a vast wine selections, most of them are privately...More

2  Thank Sebastien T
Reviewed January 23, 2013

My all time favourite restaurant in Montreal. The owners are wonderful and they make the guests feel like old friends. The food is very very Alsace-Lorraine, - unlike other French restaurants which serve a smorgasbord of different food from different regions. The scallops and foie...More

1  Thank freqtraveller2011
Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

Very good food and the owner is hands on and cares. It was more expensive than I think it was worth, but the food was very good.

Thank Chargerbum
Reviewed October 12, 2012

I feel bad writing a bad review for this place given the new renovations and how hard they seem to be trying to promote their restaurant... Overall, very nice décor, ambiance was ok (we were looking to have a quiet evening, so the fact that...More

Thank Yassi_smile
Reviewed October 1, 2012

We were reluctant to return to this restaurant because our first visit was memorable; we didn't want to jinx it. But the owners managed to make our experience even more enjoyable, with warm, highly personalized service and divine menu suggestions. The salmon tartare is a...More

Thank EllisArch
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Bastien the owner, a French trained chef and sommelier is always creating dishes that are a fabulous treat for the palate. He has a sense of combining tastes and textures. Bastien is also extremely good at pairing wine with the menu. His wine list is...More

2  Thank Doodlehockey
Reviewed September 15, 2012

We went to this restaurant without too many expectations. We have enjoyed a starter, delicious and refined, we foreshadowed a main meal of exquisite. And that's what we enjoyed: a fillet of lamb with vegetables tasty! Wine, expertly advised by our waitress, married to our...More

1  Thank Annie R
Reviewed August 14, 2012

This discreet yet refined restaurant provided a perfect atmosphere for our party of six with detailed service, delicately flavored French cuisine, and a fabulous wine selection. The cozy and elegant atmosphere allowed for private and unburdened conversation. Nestled in the heart of the antique district,...More

1  Thank elizabethpennmd
Reviewed August 4, 2012

We went for a dinner on a Saturday night. The place is nicely arranged. The food was delicious. They have a nice short menu with various interesting courses. The service was friendly and professional. They also have a nice choice of wine sold at glass...More

1  Thank Mary_and_Michel
Reviewed July 28, 2012

My wife and I visit Montreal several times each year to visit family, and one of the things we love the most about the city are the great restaurants and friendly people. We heard good things about this restaurant so decided to go check it...More

4  Thank LasVegasTraveler2761
restaurantambiance, Owner at Code Ambiance, responded to this review

Hello I remember you I stay behind the bar during your arrival in the restaurant. I even think have recognized one of the ladies who was with you as one of our client, however for some time we have a permit of bar, The law...More

Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
Once the core of industrialized Montreal, the
factories and historic buildings of Le Sud-Ouest have
been renovated into homes, museums, and small
businesses. The rejuvenated landscape has put its
Saint-Henri district in vogue, with cutting-edge
galleries and an ever-expanding network of
restaurants. Foodies can especially delight in the
mom-and-pop shops in Little Burgundy, or at the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $30
French, International, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1874 Notre Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1M6, Canada
    (Des Seigneurs)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Neighborhood: Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-939-2609
  • E-mail