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Restaurant Holder

407 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2G3, Canada
+1 514-849-0333
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“lobster ravioli” (34 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
French, European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
407 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2G3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our first evening here so much that we returned again on the last night of our recent trip to Montreal. Was superb in every way: the food, the ambience, the service!!!. Reasonably priced with an excellent wine list. The specials were cooked superbly...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to complain about at this place. Food, atmosphere, service, location are all excellent. Although their children's menu only has 3 items on it the options were great. Our kids had the fish and chips and the pasta. We had the lobster ravioli (surprisingly...More

Thank ForeverMexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is instantly french with its copper walls, red velvet drapes and table arrangements. We first went on a weekday and were pleased to note that most guests were business people vs tourists which was an endorsement in itself. The same was true when...More

Thank hill3co
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For lunch. Parking very close by which comes handy on this busy street. Beautiful inside. The meal selection was great. Tables are not too close by. The meal was well presented and very tasty. Service was professional. Reservation would be best as it is quite...More

Thank GuyDeMont
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with our two kids 8 and 5 years old and had a great meal. The service and food were both good. Would definitely come back.

Thank gillianvt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holder was the first restaurant to revitalize McGill and its been a classic bistro holdout since. I love how they always welcome you right in without a reservation, they always make you feel good for dropping in. You go there for what’s expected : a...More

Thank MrMoreLight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Montreal for three nights before boarding a ship going along the St Lawerence ,the concierge at our hotel recommended Holder and booked us in as in was a Friday. The food was excellent,I had a most delicious pasta dish,my friend had a...More

Thank deborahburke4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best, warmest and hip restaurants/bistros in all of Montreal. Sad that many people stay up town or dine in tourist traps in Old Montreal ... Come over to McGill and see this gorgeous, exciting place. Having said that, while the...More

Thank travelingwemustgo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced food, that will leave you un satisfied. Restaurant looks outdated, the food was not good, the service was very slow and it was extremely noisy... avoid

Thank jean-francois D
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We went for the best beef burginion in the city, but the meat had no flavor, the presentation was excellent but nothing more! I recommend trying the octopus salad with potatoes ... it was better!

Thank Shipalal
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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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.
17 July 2016|
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Response from AndreSaintAmant | Reviewed this property |
I agree, casual chic!
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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
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