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Ariel

#1,235 of 4,762 Restaurants in Montreal}
€€€€International, Spanish,
2072 Drummond, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1W9, Canada
+1 514-282-9790
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
15 Dec 2016
“Small in size but impressive food”
19 Dec 2016
“Hosted a tapas style lunch cocktail for 35 people in atrium - was a big success!!”
Closed
18:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
International, Spanish, Canadian
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2072 Drummond, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1W9, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Hosted a tapas style lunch cocktail for 35 people in atrium - was a big success!! Been hosting an annual business cocktail lunch or dinner event at Restaurant Ariel for many years First class service First Class food Amazing wine selections

Thank brianjW2433UI
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This intimate restaurant us just around the corner from the Ritz Carlton. Our dinner was simple, but the taste was quite good. Relaxed service. Simple bistro table. Some wines not available, but the food was really good.

1  Thank Vashti B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We recently hosted a party for 32 at Ariel. We interacted extensively with Daniel in the months prior to our event via phone and email as we do not live in Montreal. He is an absolute pleasure to work with. He is very accomodating in...More

Thank Bonnie A
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Top Class Restaurant with casual atmosphere I have been hosting an annual business dinner and more recently lunch at Ariel for over 10 years and also of course go there other times during the year Our most recent event was beginning December 2015 We hosted...More

Thank brianjW2433UI
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and ate at Ariel last night and really enjoyed our experience. The food was outstanding! My husband had Cornish hen which had a nice light batter and cooked to perfection. He also had the gnocchi which was very light and flavorful. I had...More

Thank JillybeanMonteal
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Attended the restaurant for the first time through a work related affair and we were absolutely fawned over by the staff-they were excellent. Great location although you could miss it walking by and it is really well done inside with exposed brick walls and great...More

Thank smallhanded
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

12 colleagues so we had a table d'hôte. Both the chicken and the 12 hours braised Alberta beef were outstanding! The kale salad to start was fresh and crunchy. Apple tartin with vanilla bean ice cream for dessert. Accommodations easily made for both gluten free...More

Thank Kirs1O
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I was taken to Ariel for drinks, appetizers, and dinners as part of a client event. It was a Monday night, and the restaurant was nearly empty, which made for a perfect environment for chatting and networking. The bar had a decent selection of wines...More

1  Thank mgips
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Go for the Chef's choice! Starting with fresh oysters, Glazed octopus, smoked hummus, with pickled Fennel and Gnocchi that were all off the charts. Then the Fresh fried Cornish hen, traditional coleslaw and too many sauces to list that are the house special and should...More

Thank Robert95765
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We went for lunch on the late side (2pm, they serve lunch until 3pm) on a Friday, and we had the covered inner courtyard to ourselves. The service was efficient and pleasant, and the food very good. The bavette (hanger steak) of veal was superlative,...More

1  Thank Adrian F
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Suggest you contact the restaurant in advance and ask for the owner - Dan He can guide you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$82
Cuisine
International, Spanish, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2072 Drummond, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1W9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-282-9790
Description
Ariel, Montréal’s newcomer to the restaurant scene is a wine bar and restaurant all rolled into one. Set in a charming turn of the century building you will discover a bright and elegant, buzzy yet stylish atmosphere. The restaurant, refreshingly, is happy to serve up straight forward, unpretentious food, without ceremony. The service has the perfect harmony of professionalism and genuine friendliness. Our well balanced wine list offers delicious wines, many from smaller artisanal producers, with up to 20 choices by the glass. The distinctive local cuisine changes regularly, offering delectable choices like the house smoked salmon salad, the Asian beef tartare, the veal schnitzel, or the braised Kobe short rib. It's an ideal location for a quick lunch, after work glass of wine, or celebratory dinner. Whether you are alone, impressing over business, celebrating with a large party, dropping in before or after the show, or looking for that romantic setting Ariel is where you want to be.
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