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Inspired by Montreal’s vibrant culinary scene and American bistros and steakhouses, Maggie Oakes is a vegetable-forward market grill, overlooking historic Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montreal. The menu offers a perfect blend of seasonal vegetables and quality meat with a commitment to local farmers and purveyors.
Maggie Oakes also offers a selection of beautiful AAA Canadian beef cuts dry-aged in-house for a minimum of 35 days. Bone-in striploin, T-bones, Porterhouse and Tomahawk steaks are always available, and most importantly perfectly aged in-house. Come discover some of the best dry-aged beef in Old Montreal!
- 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
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Not at all worth the price tag. Absolutely horrid service. Avoid this restaurant at all costs.
Le service n'est vraiment pas bon. Et je n'ai jamais vue un grand restaurant déposer un bon contre filet directement sur des frites. Elles deviennent complètement imbibées ce qui les rend pas mangeable. Vraiment décevant
Def not recommended. Not an excuse to let the table next to me walking around without mask/taking picture with flash every few seconds. Mutual respect, ZERO.
Steak was overcooked, extra side of mash potato(6$) portion and presentation was disappointing.
Oysters/salmon tartare, fresh and tasty. Very well presented.
Good spot for a few drinks & oysters.. thats it
Hi Alex, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very sorry to read that some guests were not respecting the sanitary procedures next to you, our team should have definitely react about this situation. we hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back best
Very good food and service. The best chocolate cake to end off a great meal. I will be back thank you!
Well run, outdoor terrace with a great menu. Service is always attentive.
Hello Robert, Thank you for your 5-star review and for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are pleased to learn that you appreciated our team’s service! It means so much when our best customers share their experiences. We hope to be welcoming you again soon! Very Best,
Always great place to have lunch in this time of COVID-19 !
Hi LucR, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star -review. We count ourselves lucky for customers like you and hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in our establishment again soon! Sincerely,
A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. J'ai hâte d'y retourner. Le personnel est incroyable.
Bonjour Hances, Merci pour votre commentaire 5 étoiles! Nous sommes heureux de constater que vous avez apprécié votre expérience chez nous. Nous attendons avec hâte votre prochaine visite, À très bientôt
The food was amazing, great service. We’ll come back.
Hi Nadege, Thank you very much for your great comment. looking forward to be welcoming you again best
we reserved a table for my boyfriend's birthday, and I spoke to different people on the phone on what I wanted a day before. And the day at the place, my table was not ready and they were asking me again questions. So they just put my on reservation without observing the kind of table I wanted. Food was cold and service is bad.
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. The quality of service rendered to you is a major priority for our restaurant, for It reflects the commitment of our teams and operational excellence. We are sorry to learn that your experience in our establishment did not level up to our standards and that you felt you were not listened to. You may rest assured that your feedback will be taken into consideration and forwarded to our team. best
The service was excellent! The same for the food, we cleary recommend this restaurant!
Hi Shany, Thank you for your 5-star review and your kind words! It is a pleasure to read that you are happy with your experience in our establishment! We will be awaiting your next visit with great pleasure, Kindly,
I wanted to try a new restaurant for a girls night with my friends. This place was perfect for us to eat some good food and to be surrounded by overall good ambiance!
Hi Audrey, Thank you for your great review and your kind words! We are pleased to learn you and your girlfriends enjoyed your experience with us. We are looking forward to your next visit, best
Other the the boring music everything else is perfect, the food great ,the plates presentation awesome , the service eA1 but the music should be changed it s such a nice restaurant we live nearby it was our 1st visité we would love to go back but my wife says the music sucks ....smoother music , not so loud and we would go back regularly
Hi Richard, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us your comment. It is noted for the music!:) Do not hesitate to mention it to our team on your next visit! Hopefully we will have the pleasure to welcome you back soon best
The food was AMAZING. The server was super nice.
A place I would definitely return to.
Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star -review. We truly appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us! We count ourselves lucky for customers like you and hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in our establishment again soon! best
It was a first visit to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday. Everything was to our satisfaction from the moment we entered the restaurant. Attentive but not intrusive service. Justin was very knowledgeable about the food offerings and proper doneness of the steak chosen. The portions were big especially for the shrimp appetizer we had selected. It was a meal in itself. Best steak ever hands down! I couldn't finish mine. They even included a dessert with sparkler for the birthday boy and even that was over the top! We'd definitely return. For those of you wondering, it cost $200 total for our meal and a bottle of wine.
Hi Maria, Thank you for your 5-star review and for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are pleased to learn that you appreciated your experience with us and that our team was able to make it special for your husband birthday celebration! It means so much when our best customers share their experiences. We hope to be welcoming you again soon! Very Best,
The best dinner place we experience on our cross-Canada tour! Food was scrumptious, service impeccable and ambiance was intimate and relaxing... we highly recommend Maggie Oates!
Hi Elaine, We are happy you have selected us for your dinner in Montreal city! Thank you for your great comment and for recommending us ! We hope you will come back to visit us ! best
Really did not like the food. Very bad as far as I am concerned. Cocktails were good though, and service was ok but not great. Overrated.
Hi Jerome, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We are very sorry to read that your culinary experience at the Maggie Oakes was not up to your expectations. Do you have more details regarding what you did not like about the food so we can forward your comment to our chef. thank you
The good is very good but the portions are little.
But overall the experience is worth it.
Hi Alex, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you soon best
Due to COVID it was quiet. But worth every penny. The food was 10 on 10, and the service was great
Hi ! Wow ! thank you for your great comment! Looking forward to be welcoming you soon best
There was no ambiance. The decor is quite old and brown. Bathroom was dirty it was discussing. Food was missing seasoning, poor taste. Service was good at least.
Hi MelF, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are sorry to read however that it was not great regarding food. We take your comment very seriously and will forward them to our management team. thank you
Crispy shrimp was way too salty
Fries were like card board ( mine was )
The Steak was the saving grace
Hi Anthony, Thank you for your comment, We are sorry to read that you did not enjoy your entire meal. Your comment is going straight to our kitchen team so we can improve our offer. we hope you will be back to the Maggie Oakes for a better experience best
Was a little disappointed that u were sold out of dry aged meat
And had a reservation for inside and had to sit outside
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We understand your disappointment regarding our dry aged meat offer that was low that evening and we apologize for that. thank you
Ignores allergies. Blames you for complaining about having allergies.
Customer don’t wear mask when they are not at the table.
Horrible experience. Would never recommend.
Horrible management from Jason and Kevin.
Hi , Thank you for taking the time to write to us, We are very sorry to read that your experience at the Maggie Oakes was horrible. We do take allergies very seriously,we understand the severity of it and this is definitely not something we play with. I am sorry to read that on your visit this is not how you were treated. Your comment will be address to our team. thank you
Waited almost 2 hours for the food to come, and then an additional hour for the bill. Would not recommend
Hi Athena, I am very sorry to read that you waited a long time for your food and then your bill,I totally understand your disappointment and I can guarantee this is not up to our standards. This situation will be address to our team, we are sorry we were not able to deliver a great experience to you.
Was there from 745pm to 1015pm so an extremely long wait for main course and missed my casino reservation for 10pm. I had ordered a tomahawk instead I got 2x filet mignon after 1 hour and 30min wait. I was absolutely not pleased with the type of service I received in a place that seemed very highly rated.
Hi Luis, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I am very sorry to read that you had a bad experience with us. I totally understand your disappointment regarding the long wait that made you miss your casino reservation and the wrong food being served. This is definitely not the kind of experience we want our guests to have. Rest assure that your comment will be addressed to the team so this kind of situation does not reoccurs. Sincerely,
Excellent steak house, observing all the social distancing rules.Very professional!
Hi, Thank you very much for your 5 star review! thank you for noticing the efforts we put in for social distancing ! :)
was very noisy, service was way to long and overpriced for what it was
Hi Fabrizioc, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are very sorry to read that you experienced a long wait for service and we understand your disappointment. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back so you can have a great Maggie Oakes experience. best
Very good entrées but untasty main courses, salmon fish was dry, steaks were not cooked but burnt...Fortunately, after my friend's complaints, they gave them free desserts to compensate...service was also very slow.
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, We are sorry to read that the main courses were not prepared to your liking. we are taking good note on your comment and will share with our team. hopefully we will have the chance to welcome you back so you can have a great Maggie Oakes experience. best
Si vous voulez vivre une expérience culinaire hors du commun dans une place dans laquelle le décor est comme une fôret tropicale... ceci est la bonne adresse. Le service est excellent .
Bravo à toute l'équipe!!!
Bonjour Martin, merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire, En espérant vous revoir très bientôt au plaisir
Wish the wait time was long as long as it was. Service was good not great. Felt rushed and not adequate. Not what I had expected for my birthday brunch celebration.
Hi Alexandra, We thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Sorry we did not meet your expectations on your birthday brunch celebration. Your comment will be addressed to our service team, we do not want our guests to feel rush at any point. We hope to have the chance to welcome you again Sincerely,
Even when the waiter makes a mistake and bring you beet tartare instead of beef tartare, it turns into a surprisingly tasty discovery. The gnocchis were amazing and the wine suggestion couldn’t have been a better match.
Maggie Oakes is always a good choice!
overall a very nice restaurant with a good vibe. Good food and service.
Very nice & elegant restaurant, loved the ambiance.
I feel like even though we sat outside the tables were still quit close to eachother. In each terasse section i would remove at least 1 outdoor table to be able to spread out the tables a little bit more.
The service and the food was great. My steak was expertly prepared. A definite memorable experience.
Hi, Thank you for your 5-star review and your kind words! It is a pleasure to read that you are happy with your food & service experience in our establishment ! We will be awaiting your next visit with great pleasure, Kindly,
j'ai parlé avec la serveuse pour les vins ..j'aurais preferer un vraie sommelier avec de vraie conseil pour équilibré la valeur de la facture que j'ai obtenue après mon repas.
Je suis vraiement déçu du rapport qualité /prix/service.
j'ai choisi un tomahak et il n'y en avais plu , on m'a donc suggéré un autre steak vieili sans me dire le coût réel (67$). j'ai pris la mpeine de demander ce qu'il y avais de servie avec mon steak car je voulais steak , légumes, pomme de terre et elle m'a répondu oui. cependant quand l'assiette est arrivé il n'y avais pas de pomme de terre et j'ai dû en commander a part pour 6$ et elle sont arriver au milieu du repas.
si vous allez chez Maggie et oakes prévoyer une facture de 177$ incluant les taxes et ce... par personne !
très déçu !
Bonjour, Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous laisser un commentaire, Nous somme désolé de lire que le repas et le service n'était pas à la hauteur de nos attentes. La serveuse aurait définitivement dû mieux vous conseiller par rapport au vin et à votre repas et nous comprennons totalement votre désappointement. Nous ferons les suivis appropriés avec l'équipe. En espérant que nous aurons la chance de vous offrir une vraie expérience Maggie oakes lors d'une prochaine visite. Au plaisir
La nourriture était excellente. Cependant, le service était chaotique, ce qui rend l’expérience un peu décevante.
Bonjour Sandrine, Merci d'avoir pris le temps de partager votre expérience au Maggie Oakes. Nous sommes ravis de lire que la nourriture était à la hauteur de vos attentes, nous sommes toutefois désolé que le service chaotique a fait en sorte que votre expérience n'était pas la meilleure. Nous avons une équipe très forte au niveau du service, c'était donc probablement une situation isolée. Nous espérons avori la chance de vous accueillir à nouveau au plaisir
Superbe expérience! Le service à été impeccable, le personnel très gentil et le meilleur déjeuner que j'ai mangé. Les prix sont très abordable pour la qualité de la nourriture
Bonjour Vanessa, Merci pour votre commentaire 5 étoiles ! Nous sommes ravis d’apprendre que vous avez apprécié votre expérience chez nous et que le petit-déjeuner vous a plu! Nous espérons avoir l’occasion de vous accueillir de nouveau très bientôt,
Je n'ai rien a dire ambiance et nourriture excellente.
Bonjour, merci beaucoup pour votre bon commentaire! Au plaisir de vous accueillir de nouveau
I made a reservation for my special date. Although we arrived earlier, they had no problem accomodating us to a table of our choice.
The food was delicious and well worth the price. We also ordered two non-alcoholic cocktails and they were impeccable.
My only slight complaint was the slowness of service that night. Perhaps it was a special circumstance as they apparently had fewer staff members and even asked us to move from outdoor terrasse to indoor in order to make things easier for the staff. We declined but had to wait a bit longer before we could order and get the check.
Overall, I would definitely recommend this place, but preferably when it is less packed.
Hi , Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your experience with us both for our team’s service and for our food. We are sorry for the delay of service that was longer that our usual standards. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in our establishment again soon, Kindly, Véronique, F&B Coordinator.
the service was horrible, everything else was ok and their selection of wines is amazing. so many choices, but man! No one cared about us except the guy who passes by for water hahahahahhaahah
Hi Annah, Thank you for taking the time ti share your feedback with us. I am very sorry to read that the service you receive was not at all up to our standards. This is definitely not the kind of experience we want our guests to have and we understand your disappointment. We hope to welcome you back for a great Maggie Oakes experience. best
Maggie Oakes offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (514) 656-6000.
Maggie Oakes is rated 4 stars by 909 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.