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Best French Restaurants in Montreal East


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A photo of Modavie restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Old Montreal
Booked 95 times today
Modavie, a highly-recommended restaurant located in Old Montreal, is acclaimed for its exquisite French cuisine with a Canadian twist. Reviews highlight the restaurant's celebration-worthy ambience coupled with terrific live music that adds a special touch to the dining experience. Patrons go on to commend the attentive and friendly service provided by the staff. The French-inspired dishes, mentioned in the reviews, such as the lamb dishes, the French onion soup, and the beef tartare, were hailed as fantastic, generously portioned, and perfectly cooked. Its relevance to French cuisine is appreciated and enjoyed by both locals and tourists alike. The restaurant also receives glowing reviews for its fantastic food quality, great wine selection, and excellent service. Despite catering to a diverse clientele, Modavie has managed to maintain a high quality in its offerings making it an amazing place for a night out.
A photo of Brasserie 701 restaurant
Price: Moderate
• French • Old Montreal
Booked 33 times today
Brasserie 701, lauded for its splendid French cuisine, offers a memorable gastronomic experience. Reviewers are enamored by the French classics on offer such as duck foie gras, salmon, lobster risotto, tartare, and the much-loved beef tartare, all exquisitely presented. The restaurant recreates the ambiance of a French brasserie, further enhancing the dining experience. The service is hailed as outstanding, with friendly, attentive staff who provide excellent menu recommendations. Customers particularly admired the wonderfully relaxed yet professional atmosphere, reminiscent of the best French brasseries. Its convenient location near the Place d'Armes Metro station is another added benefit. This restaurant is highly recommended for a flawless French dining experience in the heart of Montreal.
A photo of Gaspar French Brasserie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• French • Old Montreal
Booked 45 times today
Located in the heart of Old Montreal, Gaspar French Brasserie offers a perfect blend of traditional French cuisine with a modern twist. Regularly praised by patrons for excellent service, the restaurant has been described as a must-visit, with engaging and knowledgeable staff such as Rice, Mikael, and Dominic adding to the charm. The menu is praised for its execution to perfection, with dishes like the beef cheeks braised over saffron risotto, duck, and especially their French onion soup receiving high accolades. Guests also commend the cozy, comfortable ambiance and the restaurant's ability to accommodate last-minute changes, reflecting their dedication to customer satisfaction.
A photo of Henri Brasserie Française restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Downtown
Booked 31 times today
Henri Brasserie Francaise, located in the heart of Montreal, has earned high praise for its excellent French cuisine. With a menu that boasts dishes like seafood platter, foie gras, and beef tartar, diners consistently compliment the creativity and professionalism of the restaurant's offerings. The attention to detail in presentation and the ambiance of the space are recognized by many to reflect the finest traditions of French brasseries. "Everything was perfect", says one reviewer, noting particularly the restaurant's remarkable service. Others give shout-outs to the well-timed delivery of dishes and the outstanding classic French cuisine. The consensus among reviewers is unmistakable: Henri Brasserie Francaise offers an authentic and delightful French dining experience.
A photo of Le Pois Penché restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Downtown
Booked 22 times today
Le Pois Penché is highly regarded for its excellent French cuisine, serving dishes that receive resounding praise from its patrons. Dubbed as one of the city's best food destinations, it features an array of French classics like moules frites, salade Niçoise, and steak frites that guests say are made to perfection. Seafood dishes, such as sea bass and salmon, are also standout menu items. The ambiance of Le Pois Penché echoes the timeless charm of French brasseries, further elevating the dining experience. Diners comment on the excellent service and presentation of food, highlighting the value for money. In their reviews, diners don't hesitate to compare the dining experience to being in Paris, confirming the authenticity of Le Pois Penché's French cuisine.
A photo of Maison Boulud restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• French • Downtown
Booked 22 times today
Legendary chef Daniel Boulud created his namesake Maison Boulud to reinterpret French classics. At his downtown Montreal restaurant, artisanal Quebecois products and local ingredients are used to craft modern dishes. The fine dining setting includes a cozy main dining room with a fireplace and a view of the open kitchen, a year-round greenhouse overlooking the Ritz-Carlton garden, an inviting bar, private dinings and two Summer terraces.
A photo of Bonaparte restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• French • Old Montreal
Booked 39 times today
Bonaparte restaurant, situated in Montreal, captures the very essence of French cuisine. Renowned for its outstanding services and excellent dishes, Bonaparte has been consistently praised by its patrons. As one diner emphasizes, it's a French classic always on point and has even been hailed as the best restaurant in Montreal by many customers. Their menu, featuring dishes such as rabbit in phyllo, duck leg confit, and grand marnier soufflé, showcases meticulously prepared and delicious meals, reminiscent of true French food. Frequent guests commend the restaurant's exquisite cuisine and exceptional wine pairings, which contribute to a special dining experience. Indeed, Bonaparte has won the top 100 restaurant award in the country, with clients often returning due to its extraordinary staff and unforgettable tasting menu.
A photo of Le 9e - Restaurant Ile de France restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Downtown
Booked 53 times today
Since 1931 and revived in 2024, the Ile de France restaurant combines old-world French culinary traditions with contemporary Montreal influences. Since 1931.
A photo of COMMODORE restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Downtown
Booked 16 times today
COMMODORE RESTAURANTFrench Bistro-Style Restaurant near Place-des-ArtsThis vintage-inspired restaurant and terrace serves a French bistro-style menu with extensive wine and cocktail lists. Vegan options are available and menus are crafted with local and seasonal products around Montreal.
A photo of Chez Leveque restaurant
Price: Expensive
• French • Outremont
Booked 20 times today
Chez Leveque, residing in the heart of Montreal, exudes authenticity and excellence in French cuisine. Celebrating its 50th year, the longevity attests to its superb dishes and service, particularly its after 9PM 2-course promo. Noted by critics is the unique French dessert- île flottante, a delicacy only offered by a handful of Montreal restaurants. Patrons commended the escargot, hanger steak with peppercorn sauce and duck pate with onion jam. Customers from as far as Paris praise it for living up to their high standards for French cuisine. Indeed, as one reviewer put it, "If you want the classics of French food, this is the place to go". With its warm and professional staff, Chez Leveque is a highly recommended French dining experience.
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