Le Pois Penché
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Onglet, beurre maître d'hôtel, frites | Hanger steak, Maître d'hôtel butter, fries
Excellent dining experience! Highly recommend and will definitely be back the next time we are in Montreal!
Dear TrevorS, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your 5-star review! We are delighted to read that we were able to make your trip more fun! Now, you have a second home in Montreal. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
A great place for what I would consider traditional French fare. The decor is appropriately bistrot, but it’s really about the food and nice unobtrusive service. We’re planning to return.
Dear DeMontreal, Thank you kindly for your compliments! We will share you message with our kitchen and service teams. We look forward to your return. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Soirée d'anniversaire très agréable bonne nourriture musique agréable le chanteur très charmant beaucoup de talent pour le service n'était pas le point fort mais je peux comprendre avec la pénurie de personnel
Je recommande ce resto et pour souligner des anniversaire endroit idéal 👍
Chère Jojo, Merci beaucoup pour vos compliments. Il nous fait grand plaisir de lire que vous avez passé une soirée agréable avec les chansons de Matt Mardini! Il est avec nous chaque jeudi à 19 h. Pour ce qui est du service, nous vous remercions de pointer la pénurie de main d'œuvre. Ce ne pas facile ces jours-ci, mais ce n'est pas une excuse pour ne pas offrir un service impeccable. Nous avons partagé votre commentaire avec nos gérants. Bien à vous, Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'hospitalité
Beautiful dining room. Excellent food!
Service was great too!
Dear JohnH, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your review and your compliments to our kitchen and service. We look forward to your next visit! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
One of the best dining experiences in Montreal. Decor and setting makes you feel like you're in Paris, the food was delicious and the service was impeccable.
Dear DiningGal, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for 5-star review and your compliments to our kitchen and service. We look forward to more meals together in the future! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
The servers were extremely helpful and attentive. The food was classic but with a rustic twist that we loved. Delicious coffee and the profiteroles with the chocolate syrup was straight out of our dreams!
Dear AlisonM, What a kind review. We thank you on behalf of our entire team. Please, come see us again soon. One can never have enough profiteroles, which contain all the essential food groups: puff pastry, homemade vanilla ice cream, and warm chocolate sauce! All the best, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
I really enjoyed my evening at Pois Penché. The food was good and the service excellent
Dear TimW, You said it all. On behalf of our entire team, thank you for posting your recommendation! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Grande brasserie agréable au centre-ville. Excellent tartare de saumon.
Cher Tintin, Merci pour vos compliments. Vous avez maintenant une deuxième maison au centre-ville ! Bien à vous. Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'hospitalité
Our favorite restaurant and we love the singer CB on Thursday evenings
Dear Guest, There's no bigger compliment than being someone's favourite restaurant! Thank you! We will share your kind words with Matt Mardini, the crooner. He performs every Thursday, starting at 7 PM. He's a true entertainer who loves welcoming our guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Excellent Brasserie serving cooked from scratch fare. No re-heating here which makes for on point flavor profiles - definitely try the foie gras, beef tartare, lamb and profiterole!
Dear Guest, Thank you kindly for your recommendations! You made excellent food choices. That combination of dishes is a great Pois Penché meal. I hope you all shared it! Please, come see us again soon! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Prix très élevés pour la qualité de la nourriture et l'exécution des plats. De meilleures brasseries sont disponibles à Montréal pour un prix équivalent ou moindre.
Cher MatamoreVictor, Nous sommes désolés que vous ayez trouvé votre visite chère. Nous misons fort sur la qualité de nos produits. Ils nous coûtent cher, mais nous refusons d'abaisser nos standards. Nos clients réguliers depuis 2007 s'attendent à rien de moins. Il est vrai qu'il y a des restaurants plus abordables, mais il est aussi vrai que plusieurs restaurants dans notre catégories sont bien plus dispendieux que le nôtre. Bien à vous, Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'Hospitalité
Les plats manquent de wow pour le prix. Bouillabaisse sans fromage et sans rouille, vraiment dommage. Steak frites sans légumes et malheureusement pas possible de l’avoir saignant
Bonjour, Brieuc, Il semble que quelque chose n'a pas été fait correctement. Notre bouillabaisse n'a pas de fromage, mais elle est servie avec une rouille délicieuse. Aussi, nous offrons le choix de quatre coupes de viande pour le steak frites. Ces coupes peuvent toutes être servies saignantes à l'exception de la surlonge d'agneau, qui est cuite sous-vide pour la tendresse avant d'aller sur le grill. Nous avons partagé votre message avec nos gérants. Merci ! Fede Sanchez, Dir. Hospitalité
The food was absolutely delicious and our waiter was so attentive and respectful. 10/10 would certainly come back again.
Dear Guest, We are very glad to read your feedback. Thank you kindly for your compliments to our kitchen and service team. We hope to host you again very soon! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Malgré la distanciation des tables, le personnel a été impeccable, la nourriture fantastique Bravo
Cher NormandD, De la part de toute notre équipe, un grand merci pour vos compliments. Nous sommes très heureux que votre visite a été à la hauteur de vos attentes et espérons vous revoir bientôt. En vous souhaitant de magnifiques repas, Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'Hospitalité
Lovely bouillabaisse, very attentive service. Couldn't ask for more!
Dear LouiseP, Thank you kindly for your compliments to our food and service. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
On booking, we had requested terrace seating but the manager had closed it off shortly before our reservation time. The waiter kept addressing the dinner party in French even though we would reply in English. The food was mostly good except for the steak frites which was charred on the outside. The waiter warmed up in the end & was quite friendly. Overall good experience.
Dear NB99, We are sorry you didn't have the opportunity to enjoy the terrace. We admit that the outdoor schedule has been erratic, considering weather and staff availability. We have brought up to our managers the issue of our waiter speaking only French. Most of our staff is bilingual and instructed to address guests in their language of preference. We apologize for this unusual situation. We hope to make your next visit much more enjoyable. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Never disappoints. Excellent food with a great lively ambiance.
Dear Guest, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your recommendation! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
The food and service are outstanding! Amazing French food in a casual atmosphere.
Dear Showmom, Thank you for your kind compliments! We will share your review with our team. We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
Nothing I can complain
Dear Guest, Thank you kindly for you sharing your review! We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
Great food, great service. Would highly recommend
Dear DeborahN, On behalf of our entire team, thank you very much for your recommendation! We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
Fantastic place, food & service. Highly recommend!
Dear Stephanie, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your compliments to our kitchen and service! Much appreciated. Until your next visit! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
We chose le pois penche to celebrate our friend’s 50th birthday. We were quite pleased with the service and the food. Our only complaint was the Cote du Beouf. Although very tasty, the steak had way too much fat to meat ratio and we found ourselves wanting more. For the price, there should have been more meat and larger portions of vegetables/sides.
Dear Jalbert14, Happy birthday again to your friend! We are delighted that everyone had a wonderful time. Thank you for your feedback on the côte de bœuf. We will share it immediately with our kitchen. This 32-oz rib steak does have a bit of yummy fat, but should never be an excessive amount. We look forward to more celebrations with you! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Very pleasant room, with spacious bar for dining as well as sipping. Well prepared classic French cuisine, fresh ingredients, tastefully presented and served. Friendly atmosphere, lots of chatter but not boisterous.
Dear Hank, Thank you kindly for posting your impressions and recommending our restaurant. We are delighted you had a good time and look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, director of hospitality
Thursday nights have a crooner who is for swooning! Food and service constantly terrific any day.
Dear BernadetteR, Thank you for complimenting our crooner, Matt Mardini. He's a very special artist who truly loves performing for our guests. Sometimes, he stays until the last party leaves the restaurant! Dinner and the most beautiful songs of all time? We, like you, are hopeless romantics. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
la nourriture très bonne, belle ambiance sur la terrasse et dans la salle climatisée, très bon service, cette stabilité de performance nous insiste à y retourner le plus souvent en famille. Je recommande Pois penché !
Cher MarinaB, Il nous fait chaud au cœur de lire des critiques comme la votre ! Ce sera un plaisir de vous revoir et votre famille. Merci ! Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'hospitalité
Tout était très bien : l'accueil , le service et la nourriture. Nous retournerons c'est certain
Cher RichardC, De la part de toute notre équipe, un grand merci pour votre recommendation 5 étoiles et vos compliments à la cuisine et le service ! Au plaisir de vous revoir, Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'hospitalité
The food was delicious and the reception and waiter was friendly and professional. Highly recommend.
Dear AllanK, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your 5-star review and your private note! We will share your compliments with Gabriel and our hostess. We look forward to hosting you again! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Food eas delicious. Bistro classics with no fuss, tasted exactly as it should be. A true hommage to bistro claasic from the food to the ambiance
Dear SaraH, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal. We love the classics and it's always a pleasure when our guests appreciate them, too. We look forward to your next visit! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
I had the pancakes with caramel and apples. It was delicious and it was a generous portion.
Dear LornaL, We love those caramel apple pancakes, too! Breakfast of champions! We thank you for your compliments and look forward to your next brunch. Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
The food is exceptional, as is the staff. Very nice atmosphere. A must!
Dear Sandra, Thank you kindly for sharing your 5-star review and for your compliments to our kitchen and service staff! We'll share them immediately. Until your next visit! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Great food and service I would go back or recommend to friends
Dear paulb, Thank you kindly to your compliments to our service and kitchen. Your recommendation is much appreciated! Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Wonderful seafood platter
Dear SusanW, We are delighted you enjoyed our seafood platter. Isn't it the best way to make summer last? Warm regards, Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
We went with a party of 7 including three small children. They were extremely accommodating, even though they are clearly not set up for small kids. Food was great and seemed like reasonable value. The bread was outstanding. Overall, a great experience. Will be returning next time I’m in Montreal.
Dear MiriamK, Thank you very much for this lovely review. We are delighted we were able to accommodate your family. We, too, are addicted to that baguette. Isn't it a sin with butter? You know you have a second home in Montreal. Enjoy the warm days ahead! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
I wouldn’t return if looking for French cuisine. The virgin mojito was very good though.
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are disappointed that our food wouldn't get you to come back. Our kitchen has an excellent reputation and we wonder if something didn't go quite right during your visit. Would you be willing to send us more feedback? Much appreciated. Enjoy all the warm days ahead! Fede Sanchez Director of hospitality
Both the service and the food were great!
Dear MelissaS, Thank you for your kind compliments to our service and kitchen! Your recommendation is much appreciated. Enjoy all the warm days ahead! Fede Sanchez Director of hospitality
Incredible service. Amazing food. Out of this world wine. Felt very taken care of.
Dear Guest, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your 5-star review and for your generous compliments to our staff! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality PS: Apologies for the late response. I've just returned from vacation!
Merci Gino, Christina et Gab , pour une autre expérience exceptionnelle! Service,service et encore service!!! J’ai célébré mon anniversaire de naissance , ainsi que notre 35 iè anniversaire de mariage! Tout simplement magique! C’était notre deuxième visite en un mois et ce ne sera certainement pas la dernière! Merci à tous pour cette mémorable soirée!
Cher SylvainA, Un merci énorme pour cette bell critique que nous transmettons à Gino, Christina et Gab immédiatement. Encore une fois, joyeux anniversaires et au plaisir de vous revoir ! Fede Sanchez, Directeur de l'Hospitalité
Showed to the worst table in the restaurant, almost inside the kitchen. Hostess was not happy when I complained but she did manage to find a different table in a much better position. Service was very good and the food was excellent. We would go back tonight if it want closed!
Dear Digi, This is a great review. Things started rough, but we are delighted to read that we managed to recover the fumble fast. Thank you for your understanding and hope that we will indeed get to host you again soon! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality
Have been going here since it opened many years ago and the quality of the food has gone down tremendously.
Dear LorrieB, Sorry to hear about this, especially coming from a regular guest! We were surprised because our customer food reviews have improved significantly on Google, OpenTable and TripAdvisor over the past three years. I'd like to hear more from you to understand your comments. I'll send you a private message. We are going to fix this for you! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality PS: Apologies for the late response. I've just returned from vacation!
Beautiful interior with art deco feels. Spacious tables apart from other diners. The renovations over the pandemic year literally transformed the place with a New York vibe. Great ambience, attentive staff and good food.
A visit to the washroom took me back to France. A treat to go to the toilette! The interior design is a winning formula to complement the food. If you want a special dining experience eat inside. If casual is your speed the outside is nice too but not as special. (We went for a birthday dinner).
Dear LillianW, On behalf of our entire team, thank you kindly for your beautiful review and your compliments to the staff and food. Glad you enjoyed the renovations! And happy birthday to the person who celebrated it! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Fede Sanchez, Director of Hospitality PS: Apologies for the late response. I've just returned from vacation!
Le Pois Penché offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (514) 667-5050.
Le Pois Penché is rated 4.5 stars by 1002 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.