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Restaurant Machiavelli

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
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2601 Rue Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3K 1K2, Canada
+1 514-315-9981
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Ontario
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is wonderful with a good selection, the service is great and the place is cozy and pretty. The prices are reasonable and how nice that you can bring your wine. It is right in front of the metro which is very cool.

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Thank Gynette M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A jewel of a restaurant with excellent food, freshly bought and prepared by the Chef Natassia who, that night personally took care of us with fabulous dishes like Escargot with a delicious garlic parsley butter sauce topped with melted cheese! Heavenly! The pasta dishes are delicious! An added bonus is the fact that you can BYOB so it's very economical... More 

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Thank ClaudioLoVo
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

So happy we found this place! Had a very fun time here, really enjoyed the ambiance. I got the pasta of the moment and my partner got the cote de boeuf, both delicious. Can't wait to come back :)

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Thank Laurence C
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Machiavellian définition: clever and dishonest. What a perfect name for a very dishonest, inept attempt in preparing food. This restaurant was the worst food I have ever tasted in my life. I actually didn't,and couldn't eat the food, literally. It's unbelievable that a restaurant owner would have the courage to serve such "food" and charge money for it. I had... More 

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2 Thank jasonallegromiller
Ray S, Owner at Restaurant Machiavelli, responded to this review

This man didnt pay for his meal. We acknowledged his dissatisfaction and offered him anything to compensate. We have a 10yr proven track record and always address the concerns of our clients. Don't be mislead by this obvious attempt to discredit our integrity. We put our clients first. More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I had previously attended a large group dinner, but this time it was a party of 4. Menu changes daily and your meal is individually prepared, so all is fresh and tasty. Some unusual combinations of ingredients work very well. Great place

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Thank 741lolo
Key West, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We held our wedding at Machiavelli, and could not have had a better experience. The chef, manager, wait and kitchen staff were so kind and accommodating of all of our special requests. The staff set up the terrasse for the ceremony (chairs, light strands, tables) and even decorated the inside of the restaurant for our event. We had the cocktail... More 

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1 Thank Curiocité C
Gig Harbor, Washington
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Restaurant was closed for our private gathering. They did a great job with their group menu and were willing to work to accommodate diet issues and other requests. They managed to serve an "active" crowd that was constantly moving around without problems. Small staff was extremely efficient and polite. Food was excellent and varied in taste and presentation. Price was... More 

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Thank 741lolo
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

What we ate was good to taste but escargots we can easily do better at home, duck was way overcooked, bouillabaisse is not anywhere close to what you expect (they serve a piece of fish with broth). As for service, inexperience shows.

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1 Thank Michele L
Montreal, Canada
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150 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Cute little place, a bit draft in winter....we had friendly but oh so slow service here....and when our food finally came I felt so disappointed. It tasted like a home cooked meal....nothing gourmet or inspiring....and when I say home cooked...I mean bland and uninteresting. I expect to be more dazzled in a restaurant...brussell sprouts and beets are not my favourite.....desserts... More 

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Thank TobyMontreal_Canada
Montreal, Canada
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Machiavelli offers creative cuisine with an always changing menu, we go there several times a years and never got bored, In the summer the terrace is quiet and romantic, in the winter the ambiance is warn and welcoming. As it's a ''Bring your own wine'' the bill is very reasonable for the food you get. Did you know that one... More 

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1 Thank Noctanet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Fusion
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 Rue Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3K 1K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Neighbourhood: Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-315-9981

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
Once the core of industrialised Montreal, the factories and historic buildings of Le Sud-Ouest have been renovated into homes, museums, and small businesses. The rejuvenated landscape has put its Saint-Henri district in vogue, with cutting-edge galleries and an ever-expanding network of restaurants. Foodies can especially delight in the mom-and-pop shops in Little Burgundy, or at the Atwater Market, where outdoor stalls sell fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat, street vendors have menus of hot fish and wine, and the indoor market offers chocolate, breads, and coffee beans. Dominated by the gentle waters of the Lachine Canal, Le Sud-Ouest is still very much an outdoor town, with a number of pedestrian-only bridges traversing the waters, bike paths along the canal with views of the Leisure Boats, and massive green spaces like Angrignon Park to stop for a picnic, or to play a sport.
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