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Big In Japan Restaurant

) #805 of 4,747 Restaurants in Montreal $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian
3723 St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
+1 514-847-2222
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crispy pork” (5 reviews)
“spicy ramen” (4 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3723 St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a tuna tataki and spicy ramen. The overall waiting time is too long, almost 30 mins, consider don and ramen are quick meal in japan. The tuna tataki is so so. The tuna slice is obviously too thick and non-fresh, even worse, they...More

Thank Demanding_Guy12
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Came here with some colleagues last week when in town - someone I was with said they'd seen this spot on The Layover with Anthony Bourdain so I immediately expected somewhere with huge hype and little to back it up. I'm pleased to say I...More

Thank itstoospicy
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is not a vegetarian restaurant but they do a good job of accommodating us with a delicious noodle, vegetable and tofu soup. The salads are very good. This is a good choice for vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Thank cwbyesq
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I eat lunch here regularly when in town. Good service, great and simple courses and a wonderful urban atmsophere.

Thank Mikael C
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The line outside Schwartz's was too long for me to wait by myself so I kept on walking down the street and found this interesting-looking place for japanese comfort food. I ordered the spicy ramen which was ok- a little too salty. It was a...More

Thank kt3
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A quiet atmosphère next to noisy and busy st-Laurent Boulevard. Great food with good portions in a nice dining room.

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by our host in Montreal. But be warned that Google Maps lists it as Restaurant Big in Japan and not Bar Big in Japan. These are two completely different locations about a block from each other. The "Bar" has...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's good, I had the tuna tataki, which was quite flavorful. Will go back to try some other entrees. I didn't necessarily like the mood, it's more like a diner.

Thank RaRaT
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just what we were looking for on a cold Montreal day. Tasty flavorful ramen bowls with good vegetarian option too. Good service and fun ambiance.

Thank Careth D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

With the growing number of Izakaya type restaurants in town, you really have to be good in order to stand out. In the case of Big in Japan, unfortunately it is not the case... The food and athmosphere are fine, but nothing to write home...More

Thank Leah S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3723 St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-847-2222
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