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Reviewed August 24, 2021

As a pretty good amateur bartender, I’m not looking for cocktails I can make at home in Toronto. I want to be intrigued by unusual combinations, ingredients and techniques. The team at le Lab has a knack for drinks that are both surprising and delicious....My husband and I had planned to order two drinks, but they were so good that we ordered two more before continuing on for pizza. Service is smooth and warm, the speakeasy decor comforting.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 30, 2020

I just popped in here randomly walking through Montreal because it looked cool. I was right. The decor and setup here is very prohibition era, which is pretty awesome. The cocktail menu is incredible, and the bartender did an excellent job executing them. Service was...wonderful. I would go back, and I would recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2020

I happened to walk past this place on my way to St Denis looking for a snack supper, so I walked in. Plenty of ambiance from the student-ish crowd on a Thursday evening and some classic pop in the background, but not loud enough to...interfere with conversation. Primarily a cocktail bar but they do have a nice selection of beers and some tasty bar food which met my needs exactly. Friendly staff, no delays, nice place. Happy to go again, and just as well, as it is only round the corner from me.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

A place with a great atmosphere, beautiful design, friendly service and an amazing cocktail menu. You could also tell a bartender about your tastes and he would make something amazing for you out of the menu.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

If you like hand crafted cocktails this is the spot! Funky music, enthusiastic and passionate bar tenders proudly display the best of what a true bar tender can be. You name it they can make it, or just tell them what you like and leave...it in there capable hands. They also have a small and appropriate food menu. This place has great energy and amazing drinks, must go!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink after a show at MTELUS. It wasn’t busy and we were served quickly and with flair. Great drinks! We had a Sazerac and a Margarita. Very much enjoyed.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

I was participating in GoldRushCanada (like a treasure hunt) and one of the clues led us (and quite a few other people) to come to Le Lab. They lied to us about their affiliation and made us buy a $16 martini to get a clue...that turned out to be fake. When later confronted they refused to reimburse us or apologize for scamming dozens or more participants into buying drinks. Our waitress said the manager told her to lie and give the fake clue to sell more drinks. Shameful.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

This bar is a nice place to visit and has good drinks. The only problem with this place is that they are understaffed, so the service was slow. There was one person behind the bar and one person in the rest of the bar, so...I don’t recommend going here in a rush. Despite being busy, the staff was still very nice. This place also has a really cool atmosphere!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Got this bar was selected as a recommendation. Went there first time for a quick drink, order was taken quickly, but about half an hour wait for drink to arrive, same for the bill, can't order or pay at the bar. Couple days later decided...to try it again and it was worse then the first time, we were shown to the table, 25 mins later we still we're not served, so we just left. This bar is clearly understaffed. It could be such a great venue, it has potential. Tough.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

We stopped in for a couple drinks on a Saturday. The bar itself is pretty cool/interesting. I asked my bartender for something tropical or fruity. He offered me a drink from "the old menu" and said it was just what I was looking for. He...did not tell me that the price was $22! For one drink! There were a lot of liquors in it but it was nothing special and I didn't know about that until AFTER when I got my bill. So my 2 drinks cost me $40. Like I said, it was a cute bar but very pricey. Based on this experience I probably wouldn't return.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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barrieluck
June 30, 2019|
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Response from brillante28 | Reviewed this property |
It is very much a specialty bar. They do great cocktails and such, they make their own syrups and bitters I think. They do have food too but it is primarily a bar.
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The one you would wear in public ;)
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Bar Le Lab Quartier des Spectacles is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5