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) #10 of 4,771 Restaurants in Montreal ₹₹₹₹ French, European,
443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
+1 514-844-4368
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (152 reviews)
“dover sole” (39 reviews)
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443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I ate at Bonaparte's on our current holiday in Montreal. We have traveled throughout Europe and America and Bonaparte's in Montreal is as fine a restaurant as we have enjoyed in all of our travels. The food, wine, and service were all...More

Thank mkcoach
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in old Montreal, this was as expected a lovely restaurant for special occasions. My husband had the escargots a la Provençal & the beef tartare & I had the foie gras & the duck breast. Everything was delicious. We shared the tarte fine which...More

1  Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat!! Every dish was delicious, lobster salad, mushroom ravioli to start with, hanger steak, scallops in main course. Soufflé and lemon pie...great service and location to top it off...

Thank Benoit B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The physical space is warm elegant and beautiful, stone and wood. Every dish was perfect, salad, soup, tartare,lamb, mushroom pasta, and creme brûlée. The service was impeccable, start to finish. Thanks Najim!!!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here for our last dinner in Montreal and they definitely exceed our expectations! I ordered the duck fois gras on gingerbread toast/creme brûlée for an appetizer that was so tasty and the odd combination actually worked very well with each...More

Thank Bumble B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner. The places exudes class and the food was very good. Good service. This review is from a person who is a culinary snob who takes no prisoners.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had been walking all day and were tired and hungry, so we showed up about 30 minutes before our reservation. We were greeted warmly and felt like it was no trouble at all. Sometimes, your first impressions are good indicators of what your whole...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate at Bonaparte during a rainstorm and were seated in a window banquette. It was very romantic due to both the rain and and the lovely main dining room. There is a very happening, bar [due in partially to the guests staying at the...More

Thank PeterMmetroNY
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were several things that detracted from a very nice meal. Getting charged $48 for 2 appertiffs. The tasting menu is a poor value -- my main course of Dover sole was 3 pieces the size of my little finger. The lobster bisque was bland...More

Thank LionJeff
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was friendly and the food was delicious in general. The lobster bisque wasn't quite to our taste, but everything else was fine. The filet mignon was fantastic and the flavor of the roasted duck with maple syrup and wild berries was perfect. The...More

Thank Felicia W
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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Rocco C
3 February 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
26 January 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.
27 October 2016|
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Response from lazarj868 | Reviewed this property |
There is not an imposed dress code, but everybody is dressed as smart casual elegant for men and elegant for women. The restaurant is of a level and league that "noblesse oblige" Enjoy the evening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
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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