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3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
+1 514-845-5333
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Montreal friends took us to their favorite restaurant where the four of us enjoyed classic food. Boudin blanc, kidneys and mussels were all excellent. The duck rillette appetizer was good but needed more salt or spice. We shared an excellent Crete brûlée for dessert....More

Thank SusanRaebelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a table for two reserved for 9pm on a Saturday. When we arrived, we were greeted and told to wait a few minutes. The host came back and waved us over to the bar and said this is where we were sitting. Normally...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were late do our reservation and still got seated which I appreciated immensely. However the dining experience was not worth the price. I got the goat cheese salad as a starter. It as okay, but nothing special. My main was the hangar steak and...More

Thank zjan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy approachable food and wine at a great price with an energetic atmosphere! Fun and delicious times!

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here in early April and chose to sit at the bar. Everything they brought out was excellent. Service was impeccable and fast. Prices were reasonable. The host was very kind helpful. The bartenders and waiters were the same. We will def return.

Thank focker40
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My daughter and I received such strong recommendations for the restaurant, and by the end of our visit, we left shaking out heads and wondering why. The service was inattentive, and while fairly busy, and operating at a brisk pace, there was no reason we...More

1  Thank Jill G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going there since it opened in 1979. L'express is a French bistro with high quality food, but don't expect super fancy food. The Steak tartare is hands down the best in town, never disappointed me. It has been and remains an institution...More

1  Thank denislap
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Started coming here in the 80s and simply cannot stop myself from returning everytime I come back to visit family. I wish I could order something other than rare calf's liver and a glass of wine but I cannot! Even if i come three night's...More

Thank mac m
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Restaurant fills up fast, so make advance reservations. Share different dishes and drink the local wine. Nash on the cornichons provided on the table and don't forget to order the marrow bones. Meat, fish and fowl all have their own special preparations.

Thank 366williamk
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

great locals restaurant that has a casual but comfortable atmosphere. Food and service are both excellent. Bar dining available and i suggest a reservation due to limited seating. Loved the food and wine list. I strongly suggest this restaurant which has been around since early...More

Thank CabKings
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
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Danielle D
Is the chef and staff familiar with accommodating customers that are gluten free?
30 May 2015|
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I see that the restaurant opens at 8am on weekdays...is there a separate breakfast menu or do they simply serve the one regular menu all day long? Thanks!
14 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 99
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
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08:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
    (Roy & Duluth)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Sherbrooke, 3 streets north or metro Mont-Royal, 3 streets south; a five minutes walk in both directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-845-5333
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