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Quartier General

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$$ - $$$
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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1251, rue Gilford, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1R3, Canada
+1 514-658-1839
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by Quartier Général. The setting is very casual and the restaurant was very busy on the night we went. I didn't expect too much...but I really liked the food. For starters: tuna tataki, foie gras, trout gravlax -- all were excellent. For mains: pork and duck were great. Several other tasty-looking mains went by our table,... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went to the Quartier to celebrate a birthday. In a decor that has now become trendy, we got great, friendly service. Decanter and bucket were brought to the table to ensure our enjoying our BYOW. The food was was good: it was served warm, cooked right and served in appropriate quantities. But to my palate, there was... More 

1 Thank Valerie K
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My man and I have been to QG about twenty times and we've never had a bad meal. It's busy, so be sure to book a table. Last night we both had the potato and corn soup which was perfect for a cold, wintery night. I had the calamari and my man had mackerel confit for our apps. For mains,... More 

1 Thank suvariboy
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Met a sommelier friend here, with our own bottle of wine and ate amazing food for less than $25 each! I particularly appreciated the salmon tartare, and my fish was perfectly seasoned. The extremely professional staff served us and our wine with flair and efficiency. I will visit here again, probably with more people and more wine.

1 Thank D M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere in this BYOB restaurant with its log burner and informal bistro style. The service was quite simply excellent. Whatever we needed was provided or offered before we asked for it. Our waitress' knowledge of and enthusiasm for the food we were being served were perfect. The soup was a simple but tasty leek and potato affair,... More 

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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I am not a frequent diner at BYOB establishments. Mainly because the general BYOB is average. Quartier General is not the case. It will be a gastronomic experience for you to enjoy. It is always busy, so reserve well in advance. Parking is difficult, located in the Plateau's residential area. That said, we started out with 12dz oysters that were... More 

1 Thank Dean D
Somers, New York
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had been wanting to dine here and finally did so on this visit, to a just-ok lunch. Pleasant enough ambiance and pleasant service but the food was not outstanding. I ordered the escalope de veau, which turned out to be a fried slice of veal, prepared like a ton katsu (fried pork cutlet) in a Japanese restaurant, but not as... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We loved this restaurant. The food is sourced locally as much as possible, and is cooked in interesting and delicious ways. The ambiance is great. No music, which we appreciated as we go out to talk with our friends, and could hear one another clearly. We very much liked selecting our own wines beforehand, and appreciated the savings this brought... More 

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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Dinner with friends. 37$ for 4 courses - soup or salad, appetizer, main dish and dessert. Of course you can choose all or only some and the cost will be altered. I had carrot soup, pork cheeks, duck breast and caramel apples and they were all amazing. Our Server was funny and attentive but not overbearing. All the servers are... More 

1 Thank Christine S
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were there on a Thursday night, fortunately made a reservation. Unlike other restaurants that night, the place was packed. Still, we were not rushed, the service was genuine and professional, and the menu and chef excellent. The tartar, well, I could eat it daily. The prices are a little high but since you bring your own wine(s) from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251, rue Gilford, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-658-1839

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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