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Olive & Gourmando

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Neighbourhood:
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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351 Saint-Paul West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A7, Canada
+1 514-350-1083
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08:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is always packed so I make sure to arrive before noon and order my food to go. Everything is good. Their specialty is soup, salad of the day, and sandwiches. The bread is homemade. They have mac& cheese with truffle that I simply have to have a few times every winter. It comes with a small salad and... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool, trendy crowd enjoying delicious lunch/ brunch in Old Montreal. Decor is cozy, warm and crowded. Menu is limited but still very good choices. A bit pricier but not over the top. Great spot for lunch on a cold winter's day. Well done!

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good location, nice decor, atmosphere, great service, limited menu options but what they did have was very good. We would recommend it and return there for sure.

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Thank Tips369
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

or be prepare to wait. The wait is well worth it though. The cuban toasted panini is excellent. We also picked up some almond croissants and I really liked the Palmiers too. Note: we wanted to try the chocolate croissant but on both days, they were sold out of it by noon !

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Thank Jeremy Q
Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every meal that I've enjoyed at Olive&Gourmando has been outstanding. Today, I had their grilled cheese (amazing!!') accompanied by a homemade tomato-chipotle soup with pesto and pumpkin seeds on top. A perfect meal for a cold rainy day. They also make hearty and tasty salads as well as delectable baked goods. Highly recommended for breakfast and lunch.

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Thank naturodoc
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived early afternoon by myself and they found me a spot on a bar by the windows at this little eatery in Old Montreal. (A tour guide had recommended them earlier in the week.) Service was friendly. English was spoken. The place was packed. The food was traditional breakfast/brunch fare with a twist.

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Thank Kristine E
Austin, Texas
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well-located, crowded sandwich spot in old Montreal. Most of the diners were locals, always a good recommendation.

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Montreal, Canada
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197 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time there yesterday and I was pleasantly surprised. Popular with locals this coffee shop, eatery has delicious soup, sandwiches, panini, sweets, wine and beer. It is a perfect spot in Old Montreal to drop by, if you are lucky you will be able to secure a space to sit and eat. We were 9 ladies on a Wednesday... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is filled with charm and great food. You and everyone else in the old city want to eat there for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea. Excellent teas and coffees, great pastry, etc.

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Portland, Oregon
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to get seated right away because the place was packed and remained so for good reason during our entire stay. We had a couple of their sandwiches which were very tasty and good. The place was packed with tables close together so it was hard to communicate, but it was fun. Would return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Saint-Paul West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-350-1083

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

Neighbourhood Profile
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its centre, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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