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3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
+1 514-845-5333
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed in our seating, we booked over a month and half. Stuck on a mini table for three. Waitstaff butts in our table. The steak tartare was not up to snuff. the quality of meat not the same. My friend always love the...More

Thank GoOutInstead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place. So I went back to it recently full of wonderful memories. Me, a Montrealer. Paper napkins now? Thin paper napkins. Sure the pickles in the jar were still there, but what, am I supposed to do, put them on the tablecloth?...More

1  Thank IzPoti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at L'Express during our visit to Montreal. The restaurant is lively and the service is swift. We enjoyed the sorrel soup, chicken liver pate, beet salad and roasted quail. The food quality, presentation and service were all top notch! The...More

Thank citykitty098
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Classic French bistro. Superb menu. It makes me happy when I can eat all offal- starting with bone marrow, working through kidneys and finishing with veal liver. All delicious. Close your eyes - you could be in Paris!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

After driving to Montreal and checking in at our Bed and Breakfast, our host mentioned L'Express as a possibility for dinner. We agreed and booked a reservation for 7:30pm. Upon arriving we were seated within a few minutes at a nice table for two. Our...More

Thank ATat103
Reviewed 5 November 2017

L'Express is a chic, lively bistro in an outlying neighborhood. The food is quintessential bistro fare with creative touches. The menu is quite extensive, with a thorough wine list. The dishes range from quiche and ham and cheese, through pasta dishes, to chicken, quail, fish...More

Thank BronxSteve
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Good and attentive service in English. He translated the specials for me and directed me to the English menu. Great food with authenticity. Had the sorrel soup and the quail with wild rice. Single truffle to finish. Love the cornichons to start. Really enjoyed the...More

Thank lemonloaf
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went to L'Express this evening to celebrate my friend's birthday. We made a reservation and were seated right away. The meal was enjoyable, but the service left something to be desired. Our server abandoned us halfway through dinner. Before we left, we explained this...More

Thank TravellinFarmers
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Thank god I made a reservation here because when I arrived it was packed. The maître d' was very welcoming and made sure I was okay many times throughout our meal. I went for the steak tartare, while my girlfriend went for the hanger steak....More

Thank Alnoor K
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

L'express was recommended to me years ago but I just had the good sense to try it a couple of weeks ago. We arrived on time for our 6 o'clock reservation and had to wade through a crowd of hopeful walk ins. Our table was...More

Thank SabbersK
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Response from Ridermel | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
    (Roy & Duluth)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Sherbrooke, 3 streets north or metro Mont-Royal, 3 streets south; a five minutes walk in both directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-845-5333
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