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3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
+1 514-845-5333
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp risotto” (43 reviews)
“bone marrow” (53 reviews)
“pot au feu” (19 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd read in several places that L'Express was a must-stop for those who wanted to try a genuine French cafe restaurant in Montreal. It was in my Frommer's, on several food-related travel forums, including here on Trip Advisor. It was quite good. We had a...More

Thank TMMao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and made a reservation for us for lunchtime. Good thing we did as it was very crowded when they ushered us to a table by the window. Could not have been better. I ordered rillette and homemade ravioli and my...More

Thank Arthur L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bustling energetic restaurant transports you to Paris the moment you walk in. Having had quite a big lunch I thought I'd share a starter - wrong decision - the bone marrow was too good to share and a 40 year friendship very nearly came...More

Thank 50ShadesofRose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful room, amazing meal. The shrimp risotto is something to remember. My partner savoured his bone marrow. Me, I indulged delicious chicken liver pate. A must. The staff were courteous and professional and very efficient. And this is why L'Express is a Montreal institution. ....More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

THE BONE MARROW is delicious! It would be hard to decide on only one favorite plate.... everything was amazing from service to food!!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I've lived in Montreal for a bit and visited regularly and have always wanted to eat here - but because I'm not so good at planning, could never get in. First piece of advice, book a reservation or be prepared to wait a long time....More

1  Thank CaboSanAntonio
Reviewed 25 February 2018

L'Express in Montreal is an Institution ! This is where I bring my friends from all over the world. Whenever I have a chance, I go back to L'Express, especially at Lunch. I have been there since the opening, 37 years ago ! It's like...More

1  Thank samsarah49
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

It was our first time in Montreal, and we are major foodies so our trip was all about trying out restaurants. L'Express was our favorite one! They have the world's best hangar steak - so well-flavored, juicy and perfectly cooked. Even the fries are super-yummy....More

Thank Sana K
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were a party of 7 (2 from France, 2 from the USA, and 3 from Montreal); each ordered different plate(s) and we all shared. The food was very well prepared and presented. The service was impeccable: our server was very knowledgeable and gave good...More

Thank Minh T
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This restaurant was recommended by several people as a "must go to" place. I arrived without a reservation, so had to wait in order to get a seat at the bar. There was a convivial atmosphere. I was treated courteously and given menus (both French...More

Thank Maggie P
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Response from Ridermel | Reviewed this property |
I have used Open Table but I believe you can just call them as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3927 rue St-Denis | At rue Roy, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M4, Canada
    (Roy & Duluth)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Sherbrooke, 3 streets north or metro Mont-Royal, 3 streets south; a five minutes walk in both directions.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-845-5333
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