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L'Arrivage Restaurant

#243 of 4,696 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Canadian, Italian, French
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350, place Royale - 2nd floor of museum | Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
+1 514-872-9128
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 16:00
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Toronto, Canada
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1,409 reviews
789 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 836 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The view from the windows of this elegant restaurant is very appealing, with Expo 67's Habitat dominating the skyline. The meals we had were less impressive. My express combo featured an adequate soup and a barely adequate roast beef sandwich. My wife's tilapia was also okay but nothing special.

Thank operalover939
Hingham, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We ate on the balcony on a sunny and pleasant day. The menu was attractive and the service was very good.

Thank ednaenglish
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This bright room is set over in the Pointe-à Callière Museum in Old Montreal, overlooking the harbour. Open for lunch only and typical restaurant found in a museum : light but elegant fare with delicious soups and cheerful Miro inspired desserts, great service and noisy crowd. I just love to sip a glass of white wine there overlooking the waterfront.

Thank prayle
Montreal, Canada
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

L'Arrivage, is a restaurant located on the second floor of the Pointe à Callière Museum in Old Montreal, with views overlooking the old town and the port. Unlike other cafeteria style museum restaurants, it is an elegant yet accessible location, appropriate for a business lunch or friendly brunch. The occasion for my visit was a welcome brunch for an out... More 

Thank AlinaMtl
Spring Hill, Kansas
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had eggs benedict off the table d'hote menu and it was amazing. Service was good. And pricing was reasonable.

1 Thank Leah B
Hong Kong, China
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288 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Probably one of the nicest museum restaurants I have ever visited, for three reasons; good food, good wine list, and great view with possible outdoor table. I would definitely recommend that you book your table before touring the museum as it gets busy and packed very quickly and is only open for lunch.

1 Thank RafikiLondon
Chicago, Illinois
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301 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

L'Arrivage is situated on an upper floor of a museum and it's a delightful place for brunch or lunch. The food is quite good, the service impeccable, with friendly staff, and the view is superb.

1 Thank lulupearl
Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with a few friends. We had the table d'hôte (21$) which was a cream of corn and bacon, Followed by the main meal of white fish (bar) with escargot risotto. We found the risotto was undercooked though, and a bit bland. Finished with a tiny chocolate soup and a soft chocolate square. Plus coffee. The service was good... More 

Thank Live-4-Da-Beach
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Had the opportunity to visit this restaurant for lunch this week while a good friend was in town. The staff were very pleasant, and we were seated quickly, even without a reservation. We chose the specials of the day - my friend, the fish and myself the chef's special. The food came quickly, was very tasty, and the presentation was... More 

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Laval, Canada
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Arrived as the restaurant was opening for lunch so that we could take our time visiting the museum in the afternoon. We were welcomed pleasantly and quickly shown to our table. (Our initial waiter was weak in English so another one came to take our order and serve us agreeably.) The bill of fare offered a specific wine for each... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Italian, French
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350, place Royale - 2nd floor of museum | Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-872-9128

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

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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 sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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