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Porto Mar

201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
+1 514-286-5223
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Grill, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed October 12, 2018

My husband and and I went for dinner at Porto Mar last week and could not have been happier with our evening. The food was very tasty, the staff was welcoming and the building had incredible charm. We were very impressed with this restaurant and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank onthegoMontreal
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening at Porto Mar. We always strive to provide the best customer experience. Until next time, cheers!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Welcoming and simply delicious! Our clients were very impressed with the meal, as well as the location, which is perfect for showing off Old Montreal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Suzan G
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you Suzan for your review! We are so happy to hear that your clients were impressed with our food and the beautiful Old Montreal area. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. All our best!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

After a visit to the Museum of Natural History we noticed this eatery across the road. As regular visitors to Estoril and Porto thought we would book a table. We were not disappointed, with great Portugese based courses, the Cald Verde excellent, the wines reasonably...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank snei
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal and your time at our restaurant. Until next time, cheers!

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Our last night in Old Montreal and wanted seafood. I had never experienced Portuguese cuisine prior so was unsure what to expect. The traditional Portuguese soup was a nice starter, and the baked fish of the day was exactly what I was hoping for. Served...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jcperrin14
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal and your experience at Porto Mar :) Looking forward to having you back again! Cheers!

Reviewed September 21, 2018

We found this on trip advisor and were looking for some seafood. My wife had two appetizers and a salad. The fried octopus and the shrimp were delicious. Salad was small and expensive. I had the plate of the day which was bbq chicken and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William1098
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hello William, I am sorry you had a bad experience but I believe you are mistaking our restaurant for a different one as we have never served ribs in the 13 years we have been in business and we do not serve octopus and definitely...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon Porto Mar at the end of a long day of walking around Montréal. Fresh ingredients elegantly prepared made for a delicious meal. The staff was attentive, helpful, and friendly. The desserts were the perfect ending.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lynnsZ8502MX
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your dining experience. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

The fayre was authentic and the Pasteis de Nata were sublime. The surroundings were very nice indeed but as we were one of only two parties in the restaurant on a Friday evening, the atmosphere was a little lacking.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ian W
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are usually quite busy on Friday evenings so it is unfortunate that you happened to come on a rare Friday that we weren't. Glad that you enjoyed the cuisine. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited recently on a hot, busy Saturday in the Old Port of Montreal. Discreetly hidden on a side street, this restaurant offers a great taste of Portuguese fare. I had the grilled shrimps with rice, potatoes, veggies and garlic dipping sauce. My mom had the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank flygirl75
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Glad that you enjoyed our cuisine and your experience. Hoping to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed June 19, 2018

I had five days in Montreal and booked this restaurant for our "special night out." I was disappointed to find escargot cooked in a red sweet sauce, carrots chopped into squares on the plate, overcooked shrimp, dry cake, and just overall unimpressive food. Go elsewhere...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank jbatesdc
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

We are so sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience. Did you mention anything to the chef? We would have been happy to replace any dishes that did not meet your satisfaction. We strive to provide fresh quality food all made...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We are family with two little kids and its always a toss up on which restaurants make it easy versus make us feel guilty for eating out But starting from the manager to chef to the waiter service was impeccable They went above and beyond...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ron p
3caramel, Manager at Porto Mar, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy that you felt comfortable and enjoyed your experience. Hoping to see you again in the near future!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
  • Neighbourhood: Ville-Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 514-286-5223
  • E-mail
Description
Located in a beautiful historic building in Old Montreal, Porto Mar is an ideal spot for business meetings, casual encounters and special events. The menu offers a variety of traditional Portuguese dishes including fresh fish, seafood and a choice of grilled specialties. Extensive wine list including many imported wines at affordable prices.
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