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443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
+1 514-844-4368
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mushroom ravioli” (107 reviews)
“tasting menu” (171 reviews)
“souffle” (31 reviews)
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French, European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the private room which made you miss the quaint atmosphere of the restaurant. I felt cut off. Service was good, but to Americans slow. You just need to learn to enjoy the meal slowly and enjoy the company. Fantastic wines. Food was terrific,...More

Thank valcap14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here here on our last night in Montreal. I will start by saying that we are a family of 4 and were joined by two other families of 4 so we were a party of 12 with kids the ages of 10-18. This...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every one of our trips over the last several years has included at least one dinner at Bonaparte. And by the number of diners there this past Saturday many others think the same! Comfortable setting, linen tables with nice cutlery - just enough of a...More

Thank kraftottawa2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat at the bar intending on having a couple of early evening drinks. Out of curiosity we decided to look at a menu. My wife and I ended up ordering three small plates and loved all three. Next time, we will certainly check out the...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We heard about this restaurant from a restaurant recommendation website and also heard it from our tour bus driver. Turned out they are all true not a myth. We had diner at the restaurant and ordered the degustation menu. Everything is delicious and very well...More

1  Thank Ian Z
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at the Bonaparte restaurant in old town Montreal for Easter and the food was so delicious. The bread was so tasty and then came the snail appetizer which was so different. It was on philllo and was something I had...More

1  Thank Felicia B
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Decided to take out my girlfriend for a romantic evening. Fellas if you want to take your girl out this is the spot in Montreal. It's very nice, also super high enf for those who want to spend the money and get quality food. I...More

2  Thank tomaszewski_filip
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Nice atmosphere that is neither casual nor stuffy, yet the tables are close together. The bartender was friendly and the server was wonderful. He was friendly, knowledgeable and there when you needed him and not intrusive. The souffles looked delicious but we didn't see creme...More

1  Thank FabulousTL
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Charmingly, beautiful restaurant in Old Montreal City, highly recommended by Fairmont concierge for authenticity. Definitely visit again. We had the 5 course dinner which was superb and paired with an incredible Pinot Noir. Delicious !!!

1  Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We really enjoyed our dinner at Bonaparte. The service, cocktails, wine, appetizers and meal (Scallop delight with truffle oil and mushroom fricassee) were all quite excellent. We initially were uncertain about ordering the Lobster salad with hazelnut oil and maple syrup dressing (maple syrup in...More

1  Thank geldolphMcLeanVA
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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Dorine P
March 2, 2018|
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Response from bruce t | Reviewed this property |
yes. book way ahead though
Rocco C
February 2, 2017|
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Response from gailiebear | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay - we stayed at Hotel Bonaventure, about an $11 taxi ride to Bonaparte. Large hotel, rooms need to be updated, but are a good size, only stayed 2 nights. Parking $25/nt
Nancy T
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Jsfverg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they can. Restaurant is pretty big. You need to have reservation tho. I'm sure you will love it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Station de metro Place d'Armes Place D'Armers Metro station
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-4368
Four star French classic restaurant located in Old Montreal.
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