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Restaurant Holder

407 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2G3, Canada
+1 514-849-0333
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
407 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2G3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 872 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super good food! I had the quiche, my husband had the omelette special. The croissant was to die for! Service was prompt and attentive.

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent 7 days in Montreal and we eat here. We did so at the recommendation on TripAdvisor and they were correct. It is an attractive and comfortable place to dine; the decor puts you at ease so you can relax and enjoy the experience....More

Thank Voyles
Reviewed 5 days ago

Let me tell you about the Lobster Ravioli. I could eat this meal every single day of my life. That is all.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we did not get to fully experience the atmosphere since we arrived mid-afternoon the building interior is beautiful. From the old restored wood floors to all the detailed molding and wood paneling everything says old school. The food and service followed suit. The wait...More

Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of our hotel concierge for a late lunch and we're glad we did. The service was attentive, the decor was fun and the food very good. We had foie gras, French onion soup, duck and some other very well...More

Thank Dollface23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here our first day in Montreal. The Fish & Chips and Frisse Salad really hit the spot. We returned for dinner the following night. We did not make reservations but they were able to accommodate us. It was a Thursday night and...More

Thank On_foot_29401
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tend to think of bistros/brasseries as small, intimate restaurants, but Holder has been able to preserve the essence of these types of restaurants in a large setting. And yes, it is large and loud! Having said that, service is both prompt and friendly. The...More

Thank gbruels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having traveled we were looking for a casual place for soup & salad. Without a reservation we were seated immediately, which was fortunate, since the restaurant was full. We all ordered the onion soup and salad and were very satisfied with the food and service.

Thank lubomyray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here two nights for dinner, and both times they had no problem seating us before our reservation. Excellent service and attentive staff. We really enjoyed the calamari, warm goat cheese, fish and chips, mussels, calf liver, and truffles for dessert. Surprisingly, the prices...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holder is elegantly housed and evokes memories of brasseries visited in France. The upscale bistro fare is beautifully plated and our entrees and mains (veal chop, steak tartare and grilled salmon) were all delicious. Service was friendly, yet polished and prices of both food and...More

Thank QCern
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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you accommodate a large group of 45 on a Tuesday evening?
25 August 2016|
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Response from 898emilys | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Probably give them a call, from my memory of my visit I think 45 could be a little tight.
What is the dress code for evening dining?
17 July 2016|
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Response from AndreSaintAmant | Reviewed this property |
I agree, casual chic!
Is there parking?
20 March 2016|
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Response from Pierre M | Reviewed this property |
You will have to park on the street close by Could be a challenge to find a spot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-849-0333
  • E-mail
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