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Bar Philemon

111 Rue St-Paul, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Z5, Canada
+1 514-289-3777
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Started at the bar. Ended up at a window seat with a lovely waitress.

Walked in upstairs not sure what to expect. Big music bar with a last supper mural on the wall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H
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United States
via mobile
Nice little surprise

My boyfriend and I had trouble finding a spot at a rooftop area for a drink in Old Montreal and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shannon R
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2 weeks ago
“Nice little surprise”
4 weeks ago
“Great late afternoon drink....”
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111 Rue St-Paul, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Z5, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in upstairs not sure what to expect. Big music bar with a last supper mural on the wall. John Lennon and some disciples. Took a drink at the bar but decided a window seat looked better. Waitress a bit peculiar about us messing ip...More

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had trouble finding a spot at a rooftop area for a drink in Old Montreal and noticed Philemon had windows opening up onto the street and a cool vibe about it. What a lovely surprise! We enjoyed a refreshing cocktail and...More

Thank Shannon R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this place in Old Montreal based on Trip Advisor reviews. The service was rude and the server seemed to resent serving us. The food was poor. I ordered a shrimp tart (tarte de crevette). It was cold, filled with canned shrimp and tons...More

Thank Claudette P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a boiling hot day Philemon gave us the sanctuary we needed and a couple of delightful cool drinks. Service was superb- we’d just arrived in Montreal and were surprised that the entire city appeared under construction- our server gave us excellent advice on where...More

Thank JustineV25
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

“Upscale food” as stated on their website. Give me a break.. Hopefully they’ll never turn up the lights after 7, dirty, dirty place. Ick.

Thank David N
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Was visiting this location last night from out of town. We ended up here first. There were 15-20 of us for a work event. Our first round of drinks was ordered and paid for ahead of time by one of our party. We stood at...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a treat to find a well staffed, stocked bar in Old Montreal. Our first night in town we tried for 20 minutes looking for a place to grab a drink after dinner (at LOV). Luckily we happened upon Philemon. The drinks were excellent, our...More

Thank NickcaNick
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely Saturday evening here, when we got there before 9 it was quiet and fairly empty. However over the next few hours it got very busy with a DJ playing some great tunes. It was a really friendly atmosphere and we felt very...More

Thank Colette F
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We stopped in for a drink in the late afternoon on our first ever trip to Montreal. The bar is a great spot but the food created by Chloe Robillard was exquisite. This young woman is so gifted and she created a vegan appetizer that...More

Thank Tigeralum
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

The place to be seen if you are 20-30 something. I was there with my 25 year old daughter. Tried several wines...excellent. We chose the charcuterie board for $49...OMG what a treat. Meats, cheese, spreads, nuts, etc. It was a meal.

Thank TravelQueen2
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