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Restaurant L'Avenue

922 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1X2, Canada
+1 514-523-8780
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (144 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (98 reviews)
“french toast” (47 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
922 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1X2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If your not in a hurry it is worth the wait. 1st there's a lineup outside to get in. Once your in the tables are all bunched up so your basically eating at the table beside you. Also, it is very busy and the waiters...More

Thank Marty93
Reviewed 6 days ago

Obsessed with this place. Has been one of my go to brunch spots for years and never disappoints. Best eggs benedict in the city by a long shot.

Thank jesscaseyabroad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We waited for over an hour on the sidewalk to eat here and I would do it everyday if I lived in Montreal. My breakfast was completely over the top. Watermelon infused water at the table with a fresh fruit tray is just the start....More

Thank Sharkstop
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by locals. We arrived at 10AM on a Thursday morning and were seated just in time to watch the line outside grow as we awaited our meal and enjoy the eclectic, artsy and lively, atmosphere. The hype was well-earned!...More

Thank takemeaway2013
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

What a lovely review! Glad you love Nutella as much as we do!!! Hope to serve you again next time you're in town! ✌️🌟

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not going to lie. The line was about an hour to hour-and-a-half long! We waited, as I've done in New York City many times before, for the infamous brunch. The selection was great- good for those like me who can never choose between savory or...More

Thank shamberann
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review with the world! We are glad you found that we provided an experience worth waiting for, although we are not affiliated with any brunch restaurants in NYC. We hope to serve you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a long wait of about 45 minutes, but it was completely worth it. I ordered the mushroom eggs Benedict, and t was a life-changing experience. I've eaten eggs benny in many places, but these were far and above the best. I want to...More

Thank Kelly W
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow Kelly! What an awesome review! We are so so happy to have provided you with a life-altering dish! Making eggs benedict from scratch can be tricky, but after over twenty years of making our hollondaise fresh every day, our talented chefs have it mastered...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends on blog recommendation. Long queue but absolutely worth it. Staff member who came down queue was spot on with waiting time. Good coffee, amazing eggs Benedict (I had Montreal smoked meat one, one of my friends had crankcase one). My other friend...More

Thank Robin T
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Robin! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience in our dining room! We are especially glad you appreciated our long-standing top-secret breakfast potato recipe! Until next time ✌️🌟

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lavenue is a place where style trumps the food. It serves stylized diner food that is not gastronomical. We went, we stood, and we ate. I recommend the experience if you have the time. This is not a tranquil spot. You will be cheek and...More

Thank Mikeh53
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike! We are glad to hear you did not feel rushed by the staff despite it being busy. We really like to ensure that our clients feel comfortable and enjoy their meal to the fullest. We have recently opened a second location to help...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited an hour in the freezing cold to eat here and every minute was worth it. I ate some of the best pancakes I have ever eaten in my life here. The hot chocolate was delicious as well. I was not disappointed in anything...More

Thank nanadume
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear the hot chocolate hit the spot after your wait; we're especially glad you stuck around and enjoyed your pancakes! Thanks so much for the recommendation :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must place to go! The food is awesome. It does get very busy, even during the week so lunch may be a better option. It is only about 3.5 km from downtown.

Thank Ken L
AvenueMTL, Manager at Restaurant L'Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us the thumbs up, Ken! We really appreciate you taking the time to write this up; hope to serve you again soon!

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Victoria M
8 May 2017|
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Response from Eloise S | Property representative |
Hi there! Unfortunately, L'Avenue doesn't take reservations, but if you can make it on a weekday morning, we should be able to accommodate you in no time!
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Katie L
29 March 2017|
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Response from maryqueg | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations but well worth the wait. There is a second location L'Avenue St.Henri which is just as good, might have a shorter wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-523-8780
Known for its lavish dishes and friendly staff, restaurant L’Avenue is hands down the go-to spot for early breakfasts and brunches that draw out until late afternoon!
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