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Boris Bistro

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465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
+1 514-848-9575
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We dropped in here last Thursday without reservations. We were lucky and got a table on the terrasse. Very pleasant atmosphere. If you have reservations, I think you can get a table inside.. The food was very good also: I had the Artic Char and...More

Thank Legerwoodman
Reviewed 4 days ago

The halibut with wild mushrooms was excellent, as were the grilled scallops and shrimp and the caponata and goat cheese. Great service, nice atmosphere - but a bit noisy. Tables quite close together. The chocolate marquise with salted caramel coulis was rich, but we managed...More

Thank Rosietomorrow
Reviewed 5 days ago

We heard about this 'hidden' restaurant from a 2017 travel guide for Montreal and I'm glad it came across our path. The Bistro is a 'garden' setting behind an old stone facade of a building that I understand burned down some years ago. They left...More

Thank smoock
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our three day stay we enjoyed a dinner and a lunch in the outdoor dining area. The risoto is delicious! We had the same waiter both meals and he was very personable and spoke English well.

Thank mermaid0675
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful establishment. My wife and I recived a recommendation for three restautarants along McGill. All within close proximity of each other. We visited Boris Bistro for lunch and dinner during our week in Montreal. Was not dissapointed by any of the menu items....More

Thank Rievaulx2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, I'm a true foodie, but was really exhausted from my drive to Montreal from Nj. Decided to take a walk to near by restaurant which had so/so reviews. The food was not edible. Got the mushroom & cheese nam for appetizer- it was so...More

1  Thank DinerWithoutBorders
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a prime location Boris Bistro is a bustling place. As I was taking some family from out of town to eat, I decided to go for the nice surroundings and trust the food would be at least okay. And, it was just that -okay....More

1  Thank Dreverends
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after dinner elsewhere. Lusciously lit outdoor tables in candlelight drew us in. Excellent service in a beautiful environment.

Thank NancyDrew76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Boris Bistro many times - it is one of my favourite places to eat when I visit Montreal. It has a lovely outdoor terrace in the summer and is well situated near several Montreal attractions. The grilled salmon is excellent, as...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our company hosted a client dinner at Boris Bistro in June 2017. My contact Benjamin was outstanding. The event went as planned....the service was excellent and the clients were very pleased with the food. I would highly recommend Boris Bistro for a corporate client dinner...More

Thank Bryon B
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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Response from Pacdan | Reviewed this property |
My wife is gluten sensitive and we were able to order around her needs. Obviously, from my own review (Pacdan1136), we thought the restaurant was great. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Ask for whatever you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-848-9575
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