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Restaurant Carte Blanche

1159 Ontario East Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1R3, Canada
+1 514-313-8019
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seared tuna” (2 reviews)
“prix fixe” (2 reviews)
French, European
$$ - $$$
1159 Ontario East Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1R3, Canada
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We dined here on New Year’s Eve. They offered an excellent fixed price menu for a reasonable price. It’s BYOB which is good as well. Service and food were both great.

Thank GringoAngMo
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We went to Montreal over Christmas weekend in search of good French food. Carte Blanche is perhaps our best discovery. It offers a good balance of classic French fare as well as creative inventions. My husband finally found the best French Onion Soup here after...More

Thank Chanigan
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

The food was really tastie. The service was okay. Our waitress was sweet, but a little invading at times. She came to the table a few more times than needed but was nice and professional. Its a bring your own wine so a supper and...More

Thank emigir31
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Our hotel concierge told us about Carte Blanche, as we wanted excellent food as well as to be able to open a superb premier cru Burgundy we brought. The food surpassed our expectations- unique dishes like scallop ceviche (I would call it scallop sashimi) and...More

Thank rtwhow
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Small charming restaurant a little of the broken path. This is a fixed price restaurant where you choose from a selection of appetizers, entrees and a dessert for 47$ per person. This restaurant allows you to bring your own wine in with no corking fee....More

Thank Daryl D
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Went with an Open Table reservation on a Tuesday evening. Nice comfortable interior, seating layout OK. Only one other table in use during our visit. BYOB, no liquor licence. Service was excellent with all the ordering options explained - Table d'hote, Ala carte or tasting...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

From the first step into the restaurant we felt welcome. The staff was super well informed and very friendly to us. We had the specials kangaroo tartar and seal steak - ending with delicious apple pie! It was fantastic! I really recommend this place to...More

Thank Mette N
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We came on the recommendation of the hotel concierge, and we were extremely satisfied. We passed on the tempting tasting menu and settled on the table d'hote. The starter was exquisite "deconstructed" mushroom ravioli with truffle oil for me and foie gras for my wife....More

Thank ARdrums
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved this place very much. The food is excellent and we will add to our favorite for next time visit.

Thank Lilia_Michel
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Must be new ownership, or new chef, or new something but this place which was quite good has fallen on hard times. Service: we waited one hour for the starter and another hour for main courses. The order was screwed which didn't matter as most...More

Thank Georges C
anast97, Propriétaire at Restaurant Carte Blanche, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

M. Clermont, I am sad to see you had such perception of your evening. We do realize all was not perfect (I will be answering in details to your friend who posted the other bad comment on our page). However you must know everything is...More

Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
Named for the Olympic Stadium complexes built for the
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an invigorated area dedicated to "Space for Life."
Around the Olympic Village's arenas and stadiums, Rue
Sherbrooke welcomes exploration of its sculpture
gardens decorated in the works of Jean-Paul Riopelle
and its museum culture headed by the historical
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$42
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Ontario East Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1R3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Bus 125 Metro stations at similar distance (5mns walk) : Berry Uqam / Sherbrooke / Beaudry
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
  • Neighbourhood: Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-313-8019
  • E-mail
NOW BRING YOUR OWN WINE Carte Blanche is the new leader of Montreal's Bistronomie trend. Lunch is bistro style with a pre-fixed menu at unbeatable value. The chef and owner (elected 2010 Chef of the Year by the Society of Chefs) will welcome you in the evening with a more elaborate selection of fine cuisine. All is served in a contemporary decor (finalist at the 2006 Creativity Montreal Design contest) and relaxing atmosphere. Carte Blanche is ideal for romantic diners as well as business meetings. The restaurant can also be reserved for cocktails, happenings, group lunch or dinner.
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