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McLean's Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
1210 Rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2T6, Canada
+1 514-392-7770
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1210 Rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2T6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a large group here and they were able to find space for us upstairs. Food was good and so were the drinks. Our group had a nice time here and the service was really good.

Thank Concertgoer54
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for all of the kind words. I hope you pop in again the next time you are in Montreal. Cheers, Stuart

Reviewed July 31, 2018

We were struggling to find somewhere to eat in the rain and opted just for diving into this pub for a drink whilst we thought about what to do. Once our drinks arrived and we started seeing food go past us to other tables, we...More

Thank nikki317
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for popping in and I am very happy you stayed. Thank you, as well, for writing this review! I hope you will visit us again. Take good care, Stuart

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We lucked into finding this place and after the first Bloody Mac Caesar, we went back every day for one or two. There were 3 or 4 slices of bacon on the Caesar with dill pickles, it had horseradish in it and whatever else, it...More

Thank ClaudetteP119
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Hi Claudette, I am so happy to hear your endorsement of our Bloody Mac. It makes me want to belly up to the bar and order one. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Cheers, Stuart

Reviewed July 8, 2018

My wife and I were looking for a nice Irish pub for lunch and came upon McLean's so we decided to stop in. The place is large with plenty of tables and chairs and we had no problem getting seated and waited on. The World...More

Thank DavidfromPA
Stuart A, General Manager at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Hey David, Thank you for reviewing us and taking the time to give your readers a fair amount of info about or place and your experience. I am very pleased that you and your wife enjoyed yourselves. I hope you visit us again the next...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We stopped in for a drink after walking back from the Old Town and sat at the bar. Kenny the bartender greeted us as if we were old friends and by the time we left we felt we were. Kenny made my wife a "special...More

Thank Notanewbe
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at McLean's and with Kenny to everyone on Trip Advisor! Kenny is a great ambassador to the pub as well as to our city. He exemplifies what we try to do, create memorable experiences. Like...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Would recommend McLean's as part of a pub crawl. There is often live music, there's pool, and it's near several other fun places - standard Montreal pub.

Thank Genevieve P
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Cheers, Genevieve! I hop you pop in again. Thanks for taking the time to share the review. Stuart

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Kenny is the best bartender I've met travelling the globe, top bloke, top pub, plenty of sport and really good food, highly recommended!

Thank Tom S
Stuart A, General Manager at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hey Tom, That's one hell of a great endorsement. I will make sure to share it with Kenny. Thanks very much, Stuart

Reviewed June 15, 2018

Where do you go on a hot day to quench your thirst? A good pub. We called in here randomly to have a beer and it was a good choice. We took a seat at the bar and were served right away. Friendly staff. We...More

Thank Kazza9173
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hey there, Thank you for the kind words! I hope you visit us and our great city again soon. Cheers, Stuart

Reviewed April 9, 2018

I walked over around 6:30pm so I can't say if there's much parking. I would suspect that a public parking lot would be in order if you didn't walk over. The pub was packed when I went inside but not to the point that there...More

Thank SteveWelton
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hey Steve, You really went out of your way to review us and I can't tell you how much I appreciate that. Four stars with all the detail you give me is worth so much more than 5 stars with no commentary. Cheers big time...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Always a pleasure returning to McLean's Pub on Peel. This place has the small town charm feel where everyone knows everyone and "first timers" are welcome like best friends. The staff don't hesitate to join in with the fun and games and the ownership is...More

Thank pdiddy21
Stuart A, Owner at McLean's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Hey, What can I say? You said everything about us that we strive to be! Please come again, join the family and raise a shot of Jameson with us! Cheers, Stuart

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Melissa B
February 24, 2017|
Response from Stuart A | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, by law our establishment is 18 years and older. We are a bar that serves food (and has lottery video machines) and not a restaurant that serves alcohol. Sorry, wish we could have you visit us. Cheers, Stuart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-392-7770
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Built in 1910 by Military Tailor, R.J. Inglis, the building at 1210 Peel Street became the Rymark Tavern in the early 30's. For over 60 years the Rymark was a destination spot for Pigs Knuckles and Baked Beans. In 1992 McLean's Pub was established by the legendary Montreal barman, Ian McLean. Ian loved the warm and inviting atmosphere, with its oak beamed ceilings, hand carved fireplace, and many other unique features. With his incredible charm and a handpicked staff, Ian created a new pub on the scene. He has since passed, but his namesake and life's work is now a landmark pub in downtown Montreal!
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