Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

4.8
957 reviews
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Tasting Menu
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Seasonal tasting menus
3,5 or 7 course menus for $45, $65 or $85 per person (excludes taxes and service)
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4.6
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4.6
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Tout était excellent du début à la fin. Bravo à toute l’équipe!

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing. One of the best meals ever.

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SL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Très belle expérience culinaire qui sort des sentier battus

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R
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great experience. Had the 7 course menu and was extremely happy to have done so, the taste of some of the plates were spectacular. A real treat and a great experience. Staff was very friendly and the timing of the courses were great, my gf and I eat relatively quicker than the average person and they kept up with us. Wine recommendations were stellar.

Value is what you would expect, nothing crazy but also not something to sell the restaurant on. You're paying for the culinary experience and 7 courses of delicious, fresh plates.

My only complaint was the first dessert, which didn't live up to the rest of the meal but was still great!

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AC
New England
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was inventive, delicious, and crafted with the utmost attention and care. The service was attentive without being intrusive, and all the staff friendly while perfectly professional. A destination restaurant for sure. Don't skip the wine pairings!

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w
Montreal
260 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food. Reasonable prices. Great service. Montreal's best restaurant.

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W
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

At first I was disappointed by the noise, and the waitresses who mixed a lot what was in the menu... The food is correct but not up to the price and in very small proportion. My husband was still hungry after the 5 services.
In a nutshell not so bad but really too expensive for what it is I have done so much better for the same price or less. Will not come back

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DA
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic overall experience. Grateful to have such an outstanding restaurant in my neighbourhood.

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LG
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Enjoyed every single factor in our experience, from the food, to the drinks, the ambiance and the sevice.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Superbe menu! Ambiance décontractée et excellent service!

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GL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best meals we have had in the world. The food and portions were outstanding.

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J
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing experience, pop of flavours in your mouth, every dish was superb and service was excellent!

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SS
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding experience. The staff is extremely attentive to every detail and the plates were all exceptional. Every time I come to this restaurant I am blown away at consistency in execution and how every service is delicious.

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JL
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Une expérience à essayer. Vraiment bon et agréable !

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J
New England
14 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best meals ever. Three courses plus the amuse bouche with the wine pairing was brilliant.

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CH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful plates and delicious food! Great service 😊 will definitely return for another special occasion.

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M
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service . Very talented chef . Highly recommended.

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ER
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Délicieux!
On a passé un tres bon moment : service parfait, cuisine originale et tres bonne!
On recommande

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CS
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

It was a bit difficult to understand the plate explanations ; either the ingredients are too uncommon or I'm too ignorant...but the flavors were all very good if I wasn't always aware of what I was eating..
Great and innovative presentation 😉

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PL
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dessert décevant (style tire à l'érable) par rapport au reste

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RR
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Charming restaurant with excellent staff and the set menu is amazing!

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MB
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

This is a special-occasions restaurant for me - and what a treat it was!
The ambience is warm, relaxed, and inviting. We were welcomed and seated. My friend chose an interesting cocktail from among the large selection. Because we wanted to sample as much variety as we could, we selected the five-course meal. I was delighted that each of us had options: to select different course sizes, vegetarian or non-vegetarian. or to share portions. The three different servers were very pleasant, attentive, and gave explanations of each of the courses. Starting with the very fresh amuse-bouche - so light and delicious, we then opened the soup bowl lid which revealed a small portion of very bright green soup, with a perfect-sized oval of sorbet. The cool subtle sweet taste added such a gorgeous flavour to the soup. Each course offered refined distinct flavours and textures. I actually took pictures of most of the courses, something I have never done before, but how else to describe the beauty and delicacy of each portion. Eggplant parmigiana - unrecognizable from any I have ever seen or tasted, with crispy basil on top - heavenly; another course with a perfect bright egg yolk atop its scalloped egg white, atop eggplant, etc. - divine. By the time the fish arrived, we were too full, and so enjoyed it at home the following day. The dessert, a course I rarely eat - was worth every bite! It was in homage to the sugaring-off season that we are presently enjoying: finely cubed pieces of pear, maple syrup, other ingredients, topped by a slender meringue maple leaf, two very thin maple leaf cookies (homemade), and, by my friend's surprised and delighted expression waiting for me to take a bite - snow covered! Yes, it was that snowy Tuesday evening - but snow! Perfection - just sweet enough! I cannot wait to have another occasion to return to this gem of a restaurant. Best meal ever! Somewhat reminiscent of Les Chevres. I have shared my enthusiasm with all my friends.

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C
Montreal
9 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Les plats sont très bons, c'est une cuisine fine. Nous avons pris un menu 3 services et un menu 5 services ainsi qu'un accord mets-vins (5 vins) que nous avons partagés, pour nous c'était parfait. Attention aux personnes qui aiment sortir le ventre très plein, vous resterez peut-être sur votre faim ! Le cadre est agréable, un peu bruyant (musique un peu trop forte). Je recommande et j'y retournerai volontiers.

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CR
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Des saveurs incroyables! Nous avons pris le 7 services avec les vins assortis. Presque 4 heures de pur plaisir!
Service sans prétention, très amical et attentionné. Vue sur la cuisine et je peux vous dire que c’est une équipe bien soudée. Le chef cuisinier et propriétaire, est venu nous voir. Très sympathique, passionné et un artiste culinaire! Son amoureuse, toute douce, présente et en même temps discrète. À essayer absolument! J’y retourne pour mon anniversaire en mai. Mon mari l’a promis.

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SV
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

Premièrement, le restaurant se nomme dorénavant "L’Ile Flottante" donc porte à confusion et n’offre que de la nourriture végétarienne! Concept acceptable mais quel gaspillage d’argent... Le menu n’est même pas en ligne! Portions minuscules... Je regrette ne pas m’être levée et être partie. Expérience décevante -

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JL
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My partner had five courses and I had three and each and every course was delicious. We also had the wine pairing which were perfect. Our server was enthusiastic and professional. a great night out!

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R
Montreal
10 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We have been raving about our experience ever since we left the restaurant. One of our top 5 meals ever. Highly recommended.

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J
Montreal
21 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing resto in Montreal! A ‘must visit’ and can’t wait to return!!!

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G
Montreal
17 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Excellent repas, très savoureux, niveau sonore très raisonnable, bonnes suggestions de vins: expérience à recommander et répéter!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Oui j'ai aimé l'expérience mais sans plus.Je m'attendais à un Waou.Le repas n'était pas divin mais bon à tres bon dependamment des plats (moins aimé le quinoa au chevre. Le ricotta de chevre est peu gouteux)..
Le service est aussi un peu speed.
Nous avons passé tout de même une belle soirée dans l'ensemble.
Pour le vin au verre , peu de choix et le vin nature est présenté comme un vin bizarre par la serveuse.Pas très avenant comme présentation...Lorsqu'elle me l'a fait gouter, j'ai beaucoup aimé.Il faut aider les clients peu habitués à ce genre de vin à l'aborder avec des explications.Il est loin d'être bizarre mais peut être différent de ce qu'on a l'habitude de boire et certainement pas au goût de tous.

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L
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding, surprising food. Always a pleasure to eat there and discover their latest concoctions! Thanks!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best meal we have ever experienced amongst 100+ reviews.

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AC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

An amazing meal. The flavors were nuanced and the meal was brilliant.

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Z
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Simplement délicieux!
Cela fait plusieurs fois que nous revenons et la surprise est présenté à chaque fois.
Les menus sont différents, les associations de saveur et texture toujours aussi original.
Le service est également attentionné et à notre écoute.
Notre restaurant favori à Montréal!

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R
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing experience!! A definite must. Ordered the 5 course meal and was not disappointed!

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M
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Les assiettes sont visuellement parfaites et très stimulantes pour les yeux, mais au niveau du goût, ça manque un peu de relief. Tout est un peu trop homogène au niveau des saveurs. Sauf pour le dessert, vraiment excellent. (Je suis très exigente...) Autrement, le service est excellent et l'ambiance générale très satisfaisante. Une belle expérience gastronomique.

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s
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Wonderful food and service but bad sound system & mediocre choice of music

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ON
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

All good from the moment you walk in to when you say goodbye. Île Flottante operates with fixed menus of 3, 5 or 7 courses. We opted for the 3-course menu. Starting with a basket of warm crusty bread followed by complimentary amuse-gueules which consisted of a trio of bursts of flavors, we were treated to a cuisine that is sophisticated without being pretentious, layered flavours without being too complicated. This was an evening of persistent wintry chills but the bowl of summer that was the last course made us forget, if only for a few minutes, what was waiting for us outside the door. We opted for the wine pairing, a good decision to help us discover vintages we might not know. All of this served and explained by a very attentive staff. A memorable meal!

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GA
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Insane food! Surprisingly not as expensive as expected for quality. Will definitely go back!

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M
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Superbe expérience culinaire, à recommencer sans faute !

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