Le Filet

4.7
608 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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French / Japanese
Top tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
In a sparkling universe entirely dedicated, in sense and spirit, to the oceans and their treasures, we invite you to indulge with us in some moments of joy.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French / Japanese, Fish, Wine Bar
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Friday: 5:45pm - 10:30pm; Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(514) 360-6060
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Yasu Okazaki
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Private Party Facilities
Dans un univers chatoyant, dédié, tant par les sens que par l'esprit, à la mer et à ses condiments, nous vous convions à vivre avec nous des moments de joie.
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Private Party Contact
Coordonnateur des événements privés: (844) 537-4691
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Esplanade
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Parking Details
Lots of paying parking on the street in front of the restaurant.
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Public Transit
Bus: 80, stop corner Mt-Royal and Parc avenue.
Bus: 97, stop corner Mt-Royal and Esplanade.
Metro: Mt-Royal + bus 97 toward the west.
BIXI station
Additional
Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Wine
What 608 People Are Saying
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4.7based on all time ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

It’s just an OK experience. We ordered soup, main entree and dessert. We still didn’t feel full. Small size and fewer combination, but pricy. The taste of the food was about average. The platings were fine. Nothing impressive. Not recommend.

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Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best tuna tartar I ever had!

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TO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful night on the patio. Very friendly staff. Great food!

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TW
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal, service and ambiance. Our server was knowledgeable about the wine list and made great suggestions.

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PR
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent and creative seafood. Very helpful but not intrusive staff. We booked early and it was quiet until 7:30 on a Friday night, then quite noisy but not intolerable

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D
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food was amazing and service was fast, however, service was below comparables.

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MS
Naples
28 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We had such a fabulous dinner in this restaurant. Very nice and caring staff, skilled and friendly service. The food was outstanding. The desserts absolutely to die for and the presentation just perfect!

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TO
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food!

Creative cuisine without lozing the taste of the ingredients.

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1 review
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food so fresh and beautifully presented. Awesome and attentive service. Waiter and all staff were outstanding ( not pretentious in the least ). Restaurant feels classy and upscale but still relaxed and not stuffy. Le filet is one of our top restaurant choices. It is quite adult oriented. I wouldn’t bring children here

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We will be back!!

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RJ
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dinning at Le Filet is always an amazing treat. My favourite resto in Montreal.

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

J’adore ce restaurant et le service est toujours incomparable. Merci encore pour cette belle experience

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KT
Miami
24 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Superior service, high quality interesting food and an upbeat atmosphere that made this meal a highlight of our trip through Quebec.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant. One of my top two in the city.

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Phenomenal! Patrick made our meal/experience one to remember. The food was out of the world and the wines/spirits that Patrick recommended made the meal astounding. We celebrated our 8 year wedding anniversary in the most perfect location. Thank you Le Filet!

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1 review
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was great. It’s always always a winner here. Never tends to disappoint.

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Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Very good food ... took a little long to be served but the food was good ... ambiance is loud and not from the music but from people talking over each other ...in all a good experience and will definitely return

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M
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were four women celebrating an office birthday
We were treated like royalty .
The one person at the table with allergies had a special meal created for her without even asking .
Every waiter had a beautiful smile and the service was fast .
We plan to go back !

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C
Montreal
35 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was a party in my mouth!

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VG
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great evening! The squid was amazing as well as the halibut. Everyone was impressed with their meals. Yuzu tart was a great light dessert!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great service, friendly and entertaining staff. Food was delicious.

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J
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2017
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

J'avais hâte d'essayer le restaurant. En général, c'était bien. Par contre, les plats étaient tous un peu trop salés et peut-être même un peu trop travaillés. Bien que le chef soit Japonais, on ne retrouve pas la simplicité ou la finesse de la cuisine japonaise. Je dirai plus que c'est une cuisine de fusion et pas nécessairement spécialisée en fruits-de-mer.

En passant, la pieuvre grillée dans le menu....n'est pas grillée, mais plutôt poêlée...

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New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fun with family

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Ottawa
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Le personnel est plus que sympathique et très professionnel dans sa prestation de service.

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WT
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fabulous seafood in a great space. Oyster appetizer was a mix of 4 raw and 2 baked, all of which were very fresh. The baked oysters were very nicely prepared, with a light and flavourful topping. The hamachi tuna appetizer was exceptionally fresh with a tasty marinade, covered with a nest of finely shredded beet, cucumber and wonton skin. The two daily fish selections (sea bass and black cod) were both very fresh and flavourful, with a creative fusion of asian and european flavours. Unlike some of the more extravagant restaurants that spend so much time plating that the food arrives lukewarm, everything arrived on our table moments after it was cooked with the bass skin still hot and crispy. For food of this quality, the prices are very reasonable. Will definitely be back!

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New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Spectacular experience from start to finish. The host is a true gem and we enjoyed everything fully. Highly recommend.

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Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was one of the best dining experiences ever. Food, service, you name it. I cannot say enough about the quality and attention to detail for each component. When we come back to Montreal, we will always come back to Le Filet.

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love this restaurant. The food is amazing, the service is super nice...

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This restaurant will never fail to please and impress you, in both taste and aesthetics. Chef Yasu Okazaki understands the true meaning of curating an everlasting meal; orchestrating the delivery of 6 courses in perfect fashion and creating a unique, off-menu dessert for my girlfriend who had a gluten allergy. And his balance of flavors will rival the best dishes you’ve ever tasted.
I highly recommend dining at Le Filet, you will not leave disappointed.

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Glasgow
3 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

I had dinner with friend in this restaurant on Sept 22. Food was good, but the young male waiter was not up to standard on such restaurant. He seems tired after waiting on a couple of table, ( only around 8pm) and we have to wave for his attention ( after waiting over 10 minutes) three times before he responded. He was rude in his manner also.
I think a waiter with his altitude sure with ruin all the good things about this restaurant.

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SG
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was great and the host was able to arrange a seat for us on the patio (it was an unsually hot evening). The food was exquisite - good seafood is hard to find in Montreal and we are so happy to have found a reasonably priced seafood-oriented dining experience. The hamachi is a must-have.

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JJ
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2017
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Petty bad service with food to match.

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J
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First off, I must admit that this restaurant was not in my original three choices for a long weekend in Montreal. (Our first) wow, am I glad that our plans changed and we were able to enjoy this fabulous spot. Great ambience, fantastic service, and the menu options were so intriguing we had a very tough time deciding what to get. Our choices for appetizers and main courses were all great. Solid wine list as well. When we come back to Montreal, this will be our first choice.

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service et menu simple qui respecte les ingrédients et met en valeur les fruits de mer.

Merci encore !

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A
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome as always!! Everything was perfect...from the greeting, to being seated,l and served.

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p
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Stupendous in every way... delicious and beautifully presented food, excellent service. A memorable meal on our last night in Montreal.

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CF
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Le Filet has been on our "must try" list for at least 2 years now - glad we finally had an 'excuse' to try it out during a visit with a friend . The menu has options for all tastes; dishes are creative in their preparation and presentation - a truly delightful dining experience. We tried the oysters, tuna tartare, octopus, the fish on the fly (which was Halibut during our visit ) and and amazing lobster gnocchi.
The food, service and atmosphere more than met our expectations . We will certainly not wait so long for a return visit!

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l
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2017
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Again, another overrated Montreal restaurant that serve food with nice name, nice decoration, and nice look, but with bad flavor, too salty and not worth the money spent.

The people are nice. The decor modern, but dark. A bit noisy since the ceiling is low.

But the food, under a fake set up, is very ordinary and pretend to be more classy than it taste.

Another place people like to pretend to go, but that the chef is cooking with a twist try to make the illusion it taste good, but it is not.

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FC
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I got recommended this restaurant by a waiter at Barroco. Each dish seems it's taken care of. I really enjoyed their seafood dish. Their service was very remarkable. They are friendly and welcoming. Definitely want to visit again! :)

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Totally worth going. Was taken care of very well, would totally go back. Even plan a trip to montreal just to get a crack at eating here again.

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