Maison Boulud

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Contemporary French
Maison Boulud Montréal offers the cuisine of a chef steeped in French tradition, yet inspired by decades spent cooking in New York City.
Daniel Boulud menu is driven by the seasons and bounty of Québec local purveyors. The result: refined yet soulful contemporary French food, prepared here by Executive Chef Riccardo Bertolino.
Maison Boulud enjoys a view over the historic hotel garden and year round glass enclosed winter garden. Daniel Boulud welcoming spirit, the casually elegant tone and glimpses of a partly open kitchen keep the focus on the cuisine, making this a daily gathering place for wonderful food.
**NEW** Discover our themed-menu from Sunday until Tuesday after 6 pm. Indulge in a 3-course menu showcasing the Mushrooms ($75 per person)

Private Dining

Private dining room for up to 24 guests and one semi-private dining room for up to 7 guests. Personalized menus with local and seasonal products.

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Sun 9:00PM - 9:30PM
Mon - Wed 7:00AM - 9:30AM 9:00PM - 9:30PM
Thu 7:00AM - 9:30AM

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JF
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for our anniversary and it was a great spot to talk and dine. Food is always excellent. Definitely a good spot for a relaxed dinner for any special occasion.

A
Montreal
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delectable. We had oysters to start with the 4-course dinner.

Worth the experience, I would definitely return.

L
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Very expensive brunch for not much food. Service was slow, and no discounts were given even though two guests had only a main course with no appetizer or dessert (which were included in the two-course menu, either/or). No refills on coffee or bread, relatively small portions, huge bill. The food itself was good (not outstanding, just good), with one exception: the mini-madeleines, served warm, were lovely.

G
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Real nice, cosy place, friendly waitress; will totally come back

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellente restaurant avec service incroyable! Nous y retournerons certainement!

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J
Montreal
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Excellent service throughout

SA
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Service was excellent , the food was amazing, it’s a great place to have a great dinner with a friends . I will recommande it .

WW
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Ritz always have the best restaurants in their hotels based on my past experiences. The Maison was exceptional in all categories, and I was pleasantly surprised by the end of the night.

PH
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service. Cozy space for a great dinner between friends. Nice way to celebrate the end of our twenties.

EO
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday Breakfast. The whole meal was outstanding. Definitely try the French toast - it shouldn’t be missed!

OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very satisfactory

DW
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is one of the best restaurants in Montreal that I have been too.  To start, Maison Boulud is located in the Ritz-Carlton with it's own door into the restaurant so there is no need to actually go through the hotel (even though if you've never been into a Ritz-Carlton, I would recommend just taking a quick tour).  As my Fiancée and I walked through the doors to Maison Boulud we were greeted by the people at the front desk.  Behind the front desk was a glass shelving unit filled with their wine selection (which is quite impressive).  The Maitre'd brought us to our table and as we walked through the restaurant and pass the open kitchen I was in awe.  The kitchen was immaculate and the chefs were hard at work.  We went on a Monday and their weren't many patrons so most of the tables were empty but we were set in the greenhouse which was beautiful as it was made entirely of glass so on a clear night you might be able to see the stars as you eat (depending on light pollution from the city).  We were set down and the wine waiter came over and showed us their selection of wines.  I was impressed to see that they had both affordable wines ($75 CAD) and some wines for people who are willing to spend a bit extra ($10,000 CAD).  We went with a 2011 Chateau Vilatte ($95 CAD) it was very good.  The one thing that impressed me most is the level of attentiveness that the wine waiter had, he never let our glasses go empty, nor did he with our sparkling water.  For our first course we shared the large charcuterie board with 5 selections and a side of pickled radish, daikon radish, and onion, and a side of whole grain mustard and toasted bread.  It was superb! Unfortunately I am only able to write 2000 characters but all-in-all this establishment is a gastronomic paradise.

AS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our experience here is always incredible. My fiancé and I came here on our first date. Since then it’s been our go-to restaurant for a romantic night out. The atmosphere is comfortable, classy but not pompous, and the food is consistently remarkable.

PB
New England
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I treated my 30 year old grand daughter and her partner to dinner at Maison Boulud. they love eating out and cooking and so I felt they would like this Montreal experience. They live in Buffalo, New York. The service was amazing. The food was excellent. Portions generous. The amuse bouches and finishing touches after the meal were a delight. The price was very high with 2 bottles of wine, apps and desert (2 of us shared) with coffee. But I think for a once in a while expenditure it was good. I know my guests will remember it for a long time. Of particular note was the lamb served on a dish of peas/lentils which included both crushed and whole legumes in a mild sauce. Excellent and unusual.

AH
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Excellent experience as always.

Nice and comfortable setting in the middle of downtown but with an impression of being into a calm exotic setting. The receptionists are always welcoming, recognizing and using names of guests. Service is polite and considerate. And you get to say hi to distinguished members of the Montreal scene - including retired prime ministers.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had the most wonderful time with my partner, we were celebrating our 5th anniversary and they made the entire evening so special! I would dine here again in a heart beat, the chef tasting menu was divine!!

EA
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Better for lunch, too dark at night and pricey. Mushroom sampler was good value but did not have real depth in taste as i would have expected.

FF
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated my wife 50th birthday, they went far and beyond our expectations...
A place we will remember for the next 50 years.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The foods were overpriced and not worth the money
Disappointing

M
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went special for the mushroom themed menu. The food and service was outstanding. We thought we were getting 3 courses for $75 but in fact we got 5-6 appetizers, a main course (large portion), a dessert and a small treat after the dessert. If you love mushrooms I highly recommend going before the mushroom event ends next week.
Valet parking included when you have dinner. Great service - You don’t feel rushed, so you get to enjoy a really nice dinner in a beautiful hotel restaurant...
if only the wine wasn’t so expensive .....

RN
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Food was delicious but tiny portions. Starter the size of two chocolates and main the size of a starter. Terrine of foie gras was excellent, the favor of the liver cake though strongly and the texture was creamy, but it was two bites. My wife had PEI oysters, fresh and delicious but very stale presentation with no originality. Her first choice, lobster gnocchi was out (at 7:30!), the lamb was perfectly done. I had cod and cuttlefish in ink, again excellent but minuscule servings. There was over a one hour wait between the starters and the main, ignored by our waiter.
A disappointment for C$480. This is the price for top level, food and service. That didn’t happen.

s
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was excellent. Very good food and Very good service. Probably the best restaurant in Montréal.

KK
New England
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

After the dinner this past weekend, I would be hard-pressed to recommend this restaurant. It's very expensive, so a mediocre meal is unacceptable. My veal was tough, to say the least. And the sauteed spinach was greasy. The dessert was non-descript. It looked nice, but had minimal taste. I have the impression that this restaurant is riding on the "Boulud" brand, but not living up to its standards. I feel badly about this since I do like his restaurants in NYC.

AS
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Quality of the food was great but a little overpriced. Same for the wine list. Still a great place for a classy evening.

JM
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience5

I have to say im very mitigated while writing this review.

We took the 8 service with the pairing to have the complete experience of what Maison Boulud has to offer.

First of all, the pairing was absolutely delightful. The timing of service between wine and food was off. Kitchen had a hard time to have a proper pace.

Also, few of the serving did not create any emotions as expected. First course was ''couteau de mer''. It was good, but nothing you expect when you walk out with a bill over 700$ for two. Same goes for the fish, we were serve a raw fish dish, was good but once again, nothing memorable.

The lobster gnocci and the veal we're absolutely amazing but we were expecting a mind blowing pace for the whole meal.

I have to say that the experience was absolutely comparable to what you get at the ITHQ restaurant for much cheaper.

It was imperfect with a few service flaws. This restaurant need to step up their games when you are spending this kind of money.

C
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great food and excellent service! Our server was friendly and polite! Thank you so much! 🤤🤤🤤👍👍👍🍳🍳🍳

RL
Indonesia
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience1

Slow service. Food served not hot enough. Service average. Taste average. Boulud does not live up to its name. More like a ordinary cafe place. A disappointment if you thought it was a fine dining.

AG
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Parfait, rien à dire
On reviendra pour une autre occasion

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P
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful environment and absolutely amazing brunch, particularly the scrambled eggs and baked beans!

FD
Toronto
20 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience5

Very dissatisfied with the food. Everything was either cold or Luke-warm. The bread was all stale, croissants too. If I didn’t know better, I would think it was a joke or a social experiment to see how people react to $50 buffet with less than 8 offerings and all cold. Top it off with the staff too busy to pour a coffee for over 5 mins. Shame on the manager for allowing the chef to embarrass the hotel in this way.

MV
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a lovely time, the food was fabulous and the service outstanding.

JJ
Montreal
46 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Belle ambiance dans la véranda avec un beaux choix de plats goûteux . Seul le prix est un peu élevé

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved it !!!!!

PA
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The scaffolding outside is awful but the rest perfect.

C
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Merci d’avoir tenu compte que ce repas soulignait un anniversaire de mariage.

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JE
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Tout était excellent nous avons une seule interrogation. Nous nous questionnons sur le plat principal. Les légumes étaient excellents , belle présentation mais était-ce du gigot d agneau ? La viande était tres tendre mais nous ne reconnaissions pas le gout de l agneau .

Le potage au potiron nous a charme ainsi que le dessert .

( excusez-mon clavier sans accent )

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PP
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

L'expérience a été à la hauteur de nos attentes,absolument parfait

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C
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Underwhelming brunch, only 4 or so options if you aren’t doing the buffet. $33 for a kir royal LOL.

D
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was fantastic.

m
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience1

4 th time at restaurant in 3 years.

Experience was not as good as previOus times.