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Le Square - Restaurant Francais

#100 of 4,666 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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162, Rue Prince Arthur Est, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B7, Canada
+1 514-439-7755
17:00 - 23:00
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Westmount, Canada
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337 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a BYOB restaurant. It is on the interesting pedestrian "street", and has a nice cozy feel. Our server was very good, friendly, and perfectly bilingual (as are the menus). The fare is very French bistro style with a real home-cooking flare (from central/south France style). Reasonable parking opportunities on the north-south side streets (Prince Arthur is closed to... More 

Thank John H
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Usually a set menu is something to avoid. Last night Le Square proved that wrong. It was varied and interesting. The Salmon was a highlight only surpassed by my friend's "Cheesecake" almost parfait, add it that it was BYO and there was a bottle shop across the road the meal was incredible value. Could head back tonight....

Thank Sandy P
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The street is undergoing an extensive renovation and getting to the restaurant is a bit tricky. Once inside, however, the atmosphere is welcoming and the food is really quite good. They offer a three-course menu (entree, main, dessert) at a fixed price. This is bistro food with an emphasis on tartares of one sort or another, a fish, a meat... More 

Thank rosasmum
Worcester, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited Montreal recently and wanted to have French food because it is not available back home at an affordable price. Le Square is not inexpensive, but it is a minor splurge and its BYOB. The food and the service were excellent. We were pleased to see that we were the only English speakers, a good sign.

Thank physbiz
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience with wonderful food and service. Started with French onion soup and had the delicious salmon. Ended with creme brûlée. A 3 course prix fix menu available. BYOB.

Thank Janet K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a unforgettable evening!!! First starter the restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere. We were then greeted by a friendly and curdeous who guided us to our reserve seats. As an entree we try the 'degustation tartare' wich is consisted of 3 differents types of meat and salmon tartare. It was spectacular for a dish we never tried before. Portions are... More 

1 Thank El P
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As a solo traveller I love the opportunity to enjoy great quality restaurant food in a casual setting. And Le Square is was the perfect example of this. I dined there on a busy Saturday night, and got a seat at the bar overlooking the kitchen. My waiter spoke excellent English and was very helpful with the menu. I enjoyed... More 

Thank Tony P
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I love coming to this restaurent whenever I'm in Montreal. The salmon tartare is my absolute favorite & their fries are crisp to perfection! If you're not a huge fan of seafood you can always try their 'bavette' which is absolutely mouth watering! The best part of this restaurant tho? The owners. You can tell they're truly dedicated to their... More 

Thank Carmen M
Annapolis, MD
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We ordered traditional French food....onion soup, escargots, steak, and were not disappointed with anything. Servings were generous, with the filet mignon the largest and most tender I've ever had anywhere. There is construction going on outside to repave the street, but it's well worth the effort to eat here. If we return to Montreal anytime soon, this will be the... More 

Thank MargieJane
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! I really loved the whole vibe and I must say that the filet minion was the most on point piece of meat I ever eat in my whole life! Amazing service, the waitress has the most beautiful smile and she was so kind! I recommend this restaurant for everybody : couples, families, business meetings... it can fit for every... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
French, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162, Rue Prince Arthur Est, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-439-7755

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