We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chez L'Epicier

311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
+1 514-878-2232
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (32 reviews)
“macaroons” (23 reviews)
Closed Now
French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (505)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 28 November 2017

I live in an Old Montreal condo and had been dealing with water damage issues in my kitchen for about a week. Things were going fine, but I was sick of cooking out of boxes and doing dishes in the bathroom sink. My husband and...More

Thank carefree66
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went to this cool restaurant during Montreal’s Restaurant week. It was just serendipitous and we had a blast. Good food, interesting presentation as well as nice wine pairings. The portions were reasonable; just the right amount of food. The service was very attentive, bilingual...More

Thank Ignacio B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I was alone, and sat at the bar on a Tuesday evening in October when the restaurant was not very busy. I love the high-ceilinged room with the old stone walls, the ancient, beat-up bar, and the perfect lighting. The sommelier, her name was Gabrielle,...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Excellent, friendly service. Exquisite European French-Mediterranean style cooking, with a distinctly Québecois touch to it.Delicious deserts.We spent our last vacation evening in Cnada in this restaurant and enjoyed every minute.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Excellent venue for my daughter's wedding celebration. The newly weds had specific ideas on decoration and ambience and were given the flexibility to do so. My daughter and son in law were able to choose from a selection of options for their 4 course dinner....More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great little French restaurant in the heart of the Old Town. Loved the heirloom tomato salad with goat cheese. My main a generous breast of duck with tasty vegetables was spot on. Desserts were great as was the service. The only issue was with the...More

Thank billyboy18
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We eat out quite a lot but Chez L'Epicier ranks among the best for a long time. Each dish had clearly been thought through by the chef and were delivered to perfection. As we live in the U.K. we are unlikely to return but if...More

Thank Brioche99
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Took some friends for their first trip to Montreal. Had the tasting menu with the paired wines. It came to $147 US / person for 3 of us with the tip. I reserved online and confirmed by phone as one of our party was celiac....More

Thank joeyrockets
Reviewed 8 September 2017

During our two day visit to Montreal this was our best dining experience. This was our first time at this restaurant. Our waiter was Fredrick. He was knowledgeable, friendly and made you feel instantly comfortable and happy. He cheerfully presented the menu and wine list...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was our first visit to the restaurant, recommended by the hotel. The food was good but not extraordinary for the price. Service was great, we had a pleasant evening.

Thank Ocean71
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 165 hotels in Montreal
The William Gray
513 reviews
.19 km away
Auberge du Vieux-Port
1,824 reviews
.27 km away
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Old Montreal
1,182 reviews
.34 km away
Hotel Champ-de-Mars
304 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Le Club Chasse Et Peche
971 reviews
.05 km away
Pub BreWskey
191 reviews
.08 km away
Jardin Nelson
2,169 reviews
.10 km away
Le Bremner
459 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal
427 reviews
.12 km away
La Grande Roue de Montreal
56 reviews
.08 km away
Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum
45 reviews
.13 km away
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours)
363 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Judy W
27 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Felipe C | Reviewed this property |
Casual, no dress code. But it does not hurt to dress more elegantly!
Danielle D
9 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from georgianna w o | Reviewed this property |
Surely! They are very creative.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 St Paul E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Metro: Champ de Mars
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-878-2232
Friendly refinement at Chez l’Épicier! For over ten years, the restaurant Chez L’Épicier has been shaking up culinary traditions while maintaining its position as a restaurant of the highest gastronomic order, offering a relaxed refinement and an energizing experience. Whether you come on business or for a meal with friends, the food, ambiance, and wines combine to make this one of the best restaurants in Montreal.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing