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Reuben's

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888 Rue Sainte-Catherine O | Metro McGill, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1E2, Canada (Formerly Reuben's)
+1 514-861-1255
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08:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Essex, Vermont
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Schwartz's is the original, but it's crowded, messy and not very comfortable. Reuben's is more like a classic steak house with lots of wood. Amazing smoked meat sandwiches, but my wife had a great seared tuna dish (she doesn't like smoked meat, but I think I'll keep her anyway). It's always busy, but it's big no we had no trouble... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by my hotel concierge at the Omni. It was busy but I sat quickly at the bar where there was a friendly and attentive bartender. The smoked meat sandwich was delicious, fair priced, warm, and fast! Recommended.

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always manage to go when we are a group of 10-15 people and all the dishes look amazing. I have always thoroughly enjoyed the experience of nice portions of very good and well prepared food. Although always packed during lunch, I never felt rushed. In fact service is top notch. A must-go-to place for perfect smoked meat.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Party of 15 out for celebration with friends and family. Great burgers, steaks and chicken The cheesecake was divine. None completed their food - large portions. And yes, the coffee was great! Just what one needed

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Manitoba, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a late lunch/early supper and tried the classic reuben. The deli was very busy. I don't think it was very kid friendly for food choices!

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Thank Dee S
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here after looking for classic Montréal smoked meat. We were not disappointed. The initial look of the place is very poor. If it was not for previous reviews we would not have even entered. The restaurant really needs a face lift and that is the major criticism. The only other suggestion would be to reduce the size... More 

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Thank Cathy L
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Montreal you HAVE TO try their smoked meat. Ate the most amazing smoked meat. Words can not describe the taste...Do not think twice!

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there between two WJHC games. Five of us sitting at the bar. Bartender was one of the best we have seen! Service was quick, he was smiling and engaging and the smoked meat was succulent. Place was packed! No TV to watch other games however. Will go back.

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Thank Gilles C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous restaurant, famous for smoked meat. You won't be disappointed. I also ordered a salad trying to be good, it was massive but very tasty. The cheesecakes look amazing but I haven't managed room for one yet. I need a visit just dedicated to cheesecake! A must visit in Montreal

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and so was service. Pricing is mid range but well worth it. I tried the Original Reuben, and while is not as gargantuan as typical one served in other restaurants it was satisfying and delicious. We also tried the French Dip Sandwich and the BBQ Short Rib Sandwich, both delicious. The All American Burger wasn't the best,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Cuisine
International, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Rue Sainte-Catherine O | Metro McGill, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1E2, Canada (Formerly Reuben's)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-1255
Description
Welcome to Reuben's Restaurant. A visit to Montreal is never complete until you visit Reuben's Restaurant. Built in 1976, Reuben's Restaurant is the home to the finest Montreal smoked meat, steaks and homemade cheesecake. The menu also includes chicken, ribs, seafood, Italian and Greek cuisine, all cooked to perfection and served to you by our friendly staff. The menu has something for everyone. We even serve breakfast 7 days a week, starting at 8 am on weekdays. This busy Montreal landmark also offers wine, beer and cocktails with your meal. To complete the Reuben's experience, a huge piece of fresh homemade cheesecake or carrot cake will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth! Our complete menu is available for take out, to eat at home with your family and friends, or to feel like home in your hotel. We also offer catering services for your corporate meetings, conventions or holiday parties.

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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