Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie

4.3
1233 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Steakhouse
GRILL + WINES

With its chic and warm decor and a modern steakhouse meets French brasserie menu, Méchant Boeuf is sure to live up to your expectations! Offering homemade dry-aged beef, a delectable raw bar, handcrafted cocktails and a lively ambiance, no wonder Méchant Boeuf has been a Montreal staple for over 10 years now!

Méchant Boeuf is also well known for its popular happy hour with $1 oysters and its creative cocktails.

The “Méchant” side of Montreal has never tasted so good!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 1233 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.4
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.1
Value
Noise · Moderate
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
Sort by
Filters
OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The ambiance and service were excellent. We really enjoyed the steaks and the Caesar salad is a unique preparation that shouldn’t be missed. Nice wine selection by the glass.

TO
TanyaO
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Overall a fantastic experience. My only complaint would be that they shouldn’t be serving French fries with beef tenderloin.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience5

The food was great but the service was slow, could be due to COVID-19. They seemed like they were understaffed.

KK
KennethK
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Cosy but intimate ambience. We had a very attentive and knowledgeable server, and the few servers were kept very busy throughout the night, so service was slower than expected. The food was excellent, well prepared and seasoned, although it took longer than expected to arrive at the table. It was a Sunday night before Thanksgiving, and we took that as a given it would be slower than usual. Restaurant is in a very chic spot in Old Montreal, and we highly recommend trying the varied and excellent menu.

AD
AgaD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1Food1Service4Ambience3

La serveuse était super gentille, même si parfois ça prendrait du temps et il fallait parfois répéter. L’ambiance était bonne, mais c’était assez tôt. Mais mon tartare n’avait aucun goût. Le surlonge de bœuf avait un goût de brûlé tant la version médium-saignante comme la version bien cuite (plutôt bien brûlée!). La truite arc-en-ciel aurait pu aussi bien être un poulet puisqu’elle n’avait aucun goût. La salade grecque d’entrée et le hamburger étaient le seuls ok. Le gâteau au chocolat de dessert était bon, même si trop riche. Avez le prix si salé mais pas la nourriture, ce n’est pas mon choix pour le prochain repas, c’est sur.

Report
GC
GuillaumeC
Montreal
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience4

Generally, inexperienced waiters but they meant well. Food not impressive. Table too small, chairs too low for taller people. Great drinks.

JC
JeanC
Atlantic Canada
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Impossible de changer la table d’hôte de Montréal à table, même pour un up grade. Eh oui, on était prêt à payer mais la réponse était quand même non!!! Le service est lent et l’attente pour la facture, interminable, même avec la carte de crédit sortie et bien en vue sur la table. Décevant!

Report
C
vipCharlie
New England
19 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

This restaurant did not live up to its reputation. Lots of drama from employees rushing around with little work getting accomplished. I have worked in the business and get the flow. My husband had the Caesar salad, it was good, I had Asian pork dumplings to start and they were good also. This is a steak place though and my sirloin was pretty bad. Ordered medium rare and it was but it was tough and 1/4 of it inedible fat. My husband had a filet and enjoyed it. Both steaks were served with a pile of cold crappy fries. Montreal has fabulous fries in general, these sucked. Our server was inept and maybe not trained well. I understand that we are coming out of covid19 and help is hard to find but for the prices at this place it should have been much smoother.

g
grisou1964
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Les huîtres étaient excellentes ainsi que les dumplings

Report
DD
DianeD
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent Service was great. Had the best ribs I have had Friendly waiter and team. My husband had the fish which was also great. Greek salad was wonderful would holy revomend

J
Javier
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience3

The food wasn't exactly worth the money paid for it + our order was poorly managed by the waiter, delaying it for 1+ hour!
My reservation was yet to be properly looked at: I'd established my friends and I were to dine in at the place for my birthday, and the aformentioned waiter said he didn't know it was a birthday dinner - unacceptable!
I'm glad he was a nice guy, but the damage was done, so it impacted the whole experience.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Fantastic ambience, great place for a date night. Steaks done to perfection. Would highly recommend. Can’t wait to visit again

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Fun and lively atmosphere. We enjoyed our evening.

D
Django
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellente soirée!!! Nous avons adoré notre expérience😊 À renouveler, sans aucun doute!!

Personnel attentionné, nourriture exquise, ambiance très agréable et excellent vin (Rioja Faustino gran reserva 2010)🥇MERCI!

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We enjoyed our dining experience thoroughly. Our waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. The atmosphere is casual but delightful. The oysters were fresh and very tasty. We both ordered hanger steak and it was perfectly done and the mashed potatoes were amazing. I might have liked more than 4 spears of asparagus…but I’m not complaining.

CN
CraigN
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

The food is very good and very quick. The server was charming and attentive. Excellent place for any occasion.

JM
JanetM
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Perfect evening. Food was very good and our server was excellent. Truly enjoyed the whole evening

ST
SteveT
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Great service. Get back out and support these restaurants!!!

BP
vipBrianP
Salt Lake City
10 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We had the table d'hote menu, 7oz steak. Excellent value

MM
MichM
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tout était parfait.... l'accueil, l'ambiance, la nourriture et surtout le service impeccable.

Report
r
vipraptor
Las Vegas
24 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Excellent in all ways

D
Darla
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the ambiance. Steak was delicious along with great Greek salad and chocolate caramel dessert that was to die for! Service was top notch! We will be back!

J
Jo6012
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

C’est ma troisième visite à ce restaurant et toujours été très satisfaite.
L’expérience Mtl à table a été parfaite le menu excellent et le service impeccable. Serveur très courtois et agréable.
J’y retournerai absolument.

Report
NC
NelsonC
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Staff is really cool!!! Service is fast!!! We love to go at Méchant boeuf every year!! ❤️

FK
FrankK
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent cuisine, outstanding and attentive service

SL
vipSeanLH
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience4

Had to ask for server to take drink order. Sat there for 15 mins. Waited for service thru the whole meal. Food was not exciting for a steakhouse. Ordered water and came at end of meal. Will not attend again.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Nous avons réserver une table chez vous un lundi soir sur ce site qui marque que vous êtes ouvert le lundi et arrivé devant c’était fermé.

Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie
Responded on September 22, 2021

Bonjour, Est-ce que je peux vous demander à partir de quel site ou application vous avez réussi à réserver? Je suis vraiment désolée que vous vous êtes déplacés pour rien. Tous les sites de réservations sont pourtant bien inaccessibles à faire une réservation les lundis et mardis depuis le début du mois d'août. Merci Christine Béland Directrice de la restauration

Report
J
Joraphsteph
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service Impeccable!!! Le serveur Alex a été aux petits soins. Nourriture très bonne, les cocktails étaient super goûteux. Une merveilleuse soirée!

Report
ND
NadegeD
Montreal
16 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was not my first visit, but I am always impressed by my meals and the service.

CQ
CarlQuiAFiniALhotelApres
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cest mon resto préféré, tres bonne ambiance malgré le fait que c'est plus tranquille et moins de party depuis qu'il n'y a plus de DJ sur place, ca faisait tellement une belle ambiance!

Report
MF
MeatFan
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Clumsy waiter. Kept apologizing on every action as he was clearly inefficient.
Asked for medium, got medium rare..
Served with basic fries from a frozen bag probably.
Soggy red velvet as dessert.
And finally half empty 6.5$ shooters thanks to a clumsy waiter who offered paper towels instead of refills.

BE
BradEinarsen
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant was the best food experience we had in Montreal, and that's high praise because everything was great. We had the special cut 46oz. Tomahawk Chop done Rare + and it was literally the best steak experience we've had for decades.

The service is that perfect balance of attentive but not overbearing and the maitre de was gracious and accommodating.

We are already planning our next trip centred on this restaurant.

SL
SteakLover
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Première expérience a ce restaurant et nous avons adoré. Les prix sont abordables, la nourriture était excellente et le service merveilleux.

Merci pour la belle soirée.

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience2

Le serveur semblait pressé à ce que l’on quitte… service froid. Nous n’avions même pas commencé l’apéro que notre repas était servi… Le service laissait croire que bous devions quitter rapidement pour qu’il y ait le plus de clients possible.

Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie
Responded on September 5, 2021

Bonjour, Je suis vraiment désolée que vous vous êtes sentis pressés. Ceci n'est vraiment pas notre but mais bel et bien que vous passiez un bon moment de détente parmi nous. Je vous offre toutes mes excuses et j'espère que vous reviendrez nous voir malgré tout. Merci Christine Béland Directrice de la restauration

Report
JR
JonathanR
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall4Food2Service5Ambience5

Mon conjoint s'est commandé un steak saignant avec patates pilées et asperge. Le steak etait bleu et froid. Une galette de beurre a l'ail dure sur le staek. Les patates et les asperges etaient froides. Mais le service A1. On lui a changé son assiette sans frais pour un autre repas. Notre serveur était présent et à l'écoute de l'allergie de mon conjoint.

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

La comudà muy buena y bien servisa, excelente la presentacion del servicio.

Report
S
Shen
Calgary
51 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

We were there 30 minutes early and the gentleman at the front was not very nice and we rushed out. When we came back, and seated,our waitress was absolutely awesome!! She totally changed our view of the place!
Great ambiance and the food was on par! I would recommend this place!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Tomahawk steak délicieux et à point. Barmaids super agréables et font de délicieux cocktails.
Décor pourrait être revisité, c’est le seul point négatif…

Sinon parfait pour couple, ou souper entre collègues et amis…

Report
DW
DanielW
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect food and services, Olivier was awsome and pro-active

OT
OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good service - good food - welcoming staff - can be a bit noisy but that was ok

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie using the Order Online button.

Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie is rated 4.3 stars by 1233 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.

Tweets by Mechant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie