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Boris Bistro

465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
+1 514-848-9575
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Boris Bistro, very popular. Outside& in dining. Prompt, efficient service. Dinner selections outcomes were varied. Lapin, somewhat dry, needed a sauce. Also wasn't warm enough. Salmon - just OK (we've had much better). Scallop potatoes - tough. Pork & veal dinners - OK Overall impression...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So it was a surprise party to a friend of ours. We reserved a table at 7:30 and arrived at 7:40 to find out table not ready... to be fair the waitress was not rude per se, but not really apologetic neither. She said that...More

Thank Rami T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a business dinner a few weeks ago at Boris Bistro and as always the service and food was impeccable. The shrimp and scallop risotto was perfection, the salmon excellent, appetizers also did not disappoint and the lemon tarts for dessert were wonderful. Overall a...More

Thank Linda p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had dinner for the first time at Boris Bistro. Very nice terasse, got a bit dark after 9:00 pm as not a lot of light specially at our table, yes those little candles helped but... For is good, honest food for an ok price....More

Thank dtrottier2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite dinners during our visit to Montreal. The atmosphere is the star a tree lined inner garden behind an old wall. Food ok, wine list ok, you will enjoy good meal in a beautiful setting. I would return......

Thank Irishmom4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is big and could accommodate over 200 people I guess! The food is a clear inspiration of French cuisine and is perfectly executed. We were lucky to have lunch outside in the yard and it was simply amazing. Great experience, a little expensive...More

Thank lcardot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of the various restaurants I had dinner at on my most recent trip to Montreal, Boris Bistro was certainly my favorite fine-dining establishment. The outdoor seating is incredible, mainly because it is covered (important for any restaurant in Montreal), yet still exposed to the elements...More

Thank AustintoBoston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were hosting a couple of friends from Australia. We read the reviews and for a superb evening dinner we made an easy booking at Boris Bistro. The service was very friendly and knew the menu very well. We had a delicious...More

Thank canuck2727
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I've always loved Boris, and had some memorable meals there over the years. Unfortunately, today's experience unpicked all of that. Stopped by the beautiful terrace garden for a drink, around about 4 pm. Must have been 15 free tables at least. We didn't get past...More

Thank Boddice
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Great place for dinner. Amazing staff. We had appetizers, dinner, dessert, wine & coffee. Great place to eat.

Thank Kelly O
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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Do you have gluten free options?
27 August 2016|
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Response from Pacdan | Reviewed this property |
My wife is gluten sensitive and we were able to order around her needs. Obviously, from my own review (Pacdan1136), we thought the restaurant was great. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Ask for whatever you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-848-9575
  • E-mail
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