Yen Cuisine Japonaise

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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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YEN CUISINE JAPONAISE, A HIDDEN RESTAURANT IN HEART OF MONTREAL COMBINES TRADITIONAL JAPANESE CUISINE WITH CONTEMPORARY GASTRONOMY EXPERIENCE IN A COZY YET SOPHISTICATED AMBIANCE

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What 42 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.4
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4.2
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Tigerloulou
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The chef is very inspired, the food always delicious. One of my favourite Japanese restaurant in Montreal!

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YvesG
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Service aimable. Un excellent rapport qualité prix. Une belle occasion de découvrir une autre facette de la cuisine japonaise.

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TheElm
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

First time and really pleased with this new find.

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vipRiri
Montreal
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Outstanding flavours! Authentic. I felt like I had travelled to Japan! Is also kid friendly. Can’t ask for a better night out 😊

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vipTweety
Montreal
31 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Delicious food and great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

The restaurant offers a very calming and romantic ambiance which was perfect if you want to head there for a date. However, the proximity of the tables of another couple was so close to us that we could hear their conversations and ours from their point of view. It also caused discontentments from their parts because they did not enjoy hearing us. The food was amazing, fresh, and beautiful if you like to take pictures of your food. Definitely a wonderful place to head to for a date. The service was not the best, waiters-waitresses don’t have the time to serve you properly, which I’m not totally mad about since it was quite busy. Although they did not come ask us every minute if everything was good (thank God), they could have at least fill up the water. The price point was really good, inexpensive. It would be perfect if only we could have more personal spaces/privacy between tables.

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vipYunicorne
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

I celebrated my birthday with a group of 15 friends. It was a great restaurant choice at which everyone was able to order something they really like!!

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DanS
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely loved it. Young feel. Great food. Polite and efficient service.

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vipB1870T
Montreal
18 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience4

First time diner, Maki was delicious as was the tuna carpaccio with selection of sauces, the beef tataki could have been better had it not been sliced against the grain

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Paluche
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Different from traditional sushi. The size of the plates are made to be shared

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Regfile
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Very fusion Japanese food, not that good

Good for your people who have nvr been to Japan

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MarieM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food, caring service, smooth ambiance, authentic Japanese cuisine.

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ClairL
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience4

Actually the food here is okay, however when we pay the bill the waitress select 20% tip without noticing us, I feel like you should improve on the service or I won't eat here again

Yen Cuisine Japonaise
Responded on December 30, 2019

Hi ClairL, First, we would like to thank you for choosing YEN for dinner and leaving the review. Secondly, we apologize for the experience that you had during that day. Please give us more information to yencuisinejaponaise@gmail so we will try our best to improve the service. Sincerely, YEN

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vipTweety
Montreal
31 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good choice of tartare, sushi and soups! Nice presentation and good service!

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David
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

La nourriture est excellente, mais le prix est un peu cher

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ILoveGoodFood
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great value for money. Imaginative Japanese food, perfect for a meal with friends!

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JenniferR
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was delicious service was fast and the staff was friendly.

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vipDavidS
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and quiet. What a hidden gem!

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Lily
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

A bit on the pricey end, but worth trying! Have to go again to try their matcha panna cotta as they ran out of it last time

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DavidB
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience4

Pour vivre une autre expérience culinaire et découvrir des saveurs hors du commun, c'est l'endroit. Le menu est complet et fait saliver dès la première page. Il faut sortir de sa zone de confort sur certains plats mais ça vaux la peine. Pour les amateur de sushi, sortez votre porte-feuille si vous avez une grosse faim, par contre, pour ceux qui veulent essayer quelques sushis très originaux, c'est l'endroit. Bel endroit, bel ambiance, j'y retournerais dans un contexte de première date ou de souper en amoureux. Bémol, les toilettes laissent à désirer.

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Domerik
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Une très bonne surprise! Carte très élaborée, service impeccable et ambiance sympathique.
En bonus, pas de musique forte, c'est donc possible d'avoir une discussion entre amis!

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CHERRYX
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Rice is cooked perfectly and the rolls are delicious. Great presentation and great service. Definitely will go back again!

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Gellen
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience2

The place is in a basement and when it's full, as it was when I was there, it is noisy. The service was OK because the place was full. One choice of food was excellent, the other so-so. Presentation is attractive.
I liked it because there we dishes different from other Japanese restaurants in Montreal. It can get tiresome, sushi all the time.

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vipBubbypeggy
Miami
20 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We are steady customers of this unique and delicious restaurant. The crispy salmon skin dishes, the hot and cold rice and noodle dishes,the foie gras sushi, the tataki and their unique choices of sake make this a gem.
We rate it a 5 star all the way.

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IsabelM
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

J'ajouterais peut-être quelques choix de bières !

Belle ambiance, j'y retournerai

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Weiweit
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Nice Japanese restaurant and quiet environment (maybe because I went there in a not busy time )
Food were good, but the portion is small.

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NicoleR
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

C'est une cuisine typiquement japonaise et la clientèle le prouve car lors de notre visite, une bonne partie des clients étaient japonais. Nous avons partagé 6 plats à 2 et tout était DÉLICIEUX! Une seule petite ombre au tableau est qu'il n'y a que du saké à la carte des vins. C'est dommage qu'un verre de blanc n'ait pas pu accompagner cette délicieuse expérience! Je vais surement y retourner quand même!

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vipFlyaway
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and attentive to our needs. Friendly and courteous staff. A hidden gem.

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vipBarbaraB
Montreal
21 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I just like to have on their menu regular wine, it would have been much better, ad there are people who don't like Saki but do like wine,

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RiRoy
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall4Food5Service1Ambience5

Really good food and ambiance, but since they were short-staffed the service was very poor. Other than that, we were happy to be there!

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Polly
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful place! Great food, authentic ambiance, no smell. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Portions were a little bit small for the price paid

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Alex
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very quiet place, food is good but pretty expensive 20$ for a roll of 6 piece with tiny foie gras piece, tartare had more rice crispies than fish pieces. Does not look like the picture in the menu. Had no uni on that day also, but service is good

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AlinaK
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We had the restaurant almost to ourselves, service was a little slow, I think the staff was waiting for us to flag them over rather than asking us if we were ready to order but once the food had been ordered, it came pretty quickly!
The food was amazing! Great flavours, everything was fresh and so well seasoned! We shared a bunch of dishes and not one of them was disappointing! I was also impressed with the cost of our meal, very reasonable!

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Alex
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

excellent service and food taste great!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nourriture japonaise radinée , originale. Et magnifiques présentations On s’est régalé !

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent!

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MichaelB
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Presentation was amazing, seemed more authentic than the usual sushi experience. Food was very tasty, service was great. A bit hard to find parking on a Saturday night.

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JeanL
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience5

Very enjoyable time spent at this restaurant and I will go again. The food looks better than it taste though. I can’t explain why. Most probably the seasoning. I traveled many times to Japan and even if the food served there is Uber natural, the taste is....very tasty. In Montreal, For Japanese restaurant, Kazu does it very well even though the venue is not nearly as nice.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Montreal
17 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely amazing food and beautiful place!

Yen Cuisine Japonaise
Responded on December 4, 2018

Thank you for the rating and review! We really really appreciate it.

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Yen Cuisine Japonaise does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Yen Cuisine Japonaise also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (514) 543-3354.

Yen Cuisine Japonaise is rated 4.5 stars by 42 OpenTable diners.

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