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€€ - €€€French, European,
1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
+1 514-287-9582
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (485 reviews)
“chops” (44 reviews)
“steak frites” (88 reviews)
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French, European, Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went there with my husband yesterday. Very friendly service and nice live music. The lamb chop was really good. I order the “small” portion (2nd in the list). The beef tartare was good too and we order the side grilled goat cheese. Would recommend.

Thank Kerorine
Reviewed today

Enjoying old Montreal and wondered into Modavie . Very welcoming atmosphere and staff upon entering. We had a table next to windows and also a great view of live music. Saturday night was blues /jazz " great " Kevin our waiter was very attentive and...More

Thank Patrick B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came to Montreal to celebrate our Son’s 20th Birthday and I google this Excellent French style Restaurant 🌹Caroline Por Waitress was a 5 ⭐️ guidence, she made a great suggestions in drinks and of course food, my Husband and me ask for the lamb...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Birthday dinner for our daughter: Our waitress Joslane was super friendly and gave great recommendations for food and wine! She brought a special birthday dessert for our daughter and had the band sing Happy Birthday! Wonderful meal and atmosphere, top notch staff,and a must when...More

1  Thank allison g
Reviewed 3 days ago

We absolutely loved our waitress, the food was tremendous, and the music was good (we couldn't see the band, but we heard them)! Loved it and will go back again on our next visit at least one time if not more!!

Thank 612awilson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Fantastic Service. Great atmosphere. Lovely Jazz (not too loud). Don’t leave Montreal without eating here.

1  Thank loripub
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this place it’s their combination of French and Mediterranean food. Service was great, drinks very good, I observed a couple getting wine and the pour had to be 6+ ounces!! The food all around the table was very good, beautifully presented and excellent flavor....More

1  Thank Song H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Overall this was just okay. Although some people would find it good, we did not like the fact that we were in and out within an hour. It was just too rushed. Having said that, our waiter was lovely and professional. My husband had the...More

Thank CapabilityBrownTO
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this restaurant good service and great food. Love to come here just for the ambiance. Will be back

Thank Linmorin
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful time at Modavie last night; we'd been in to grab a quick drink on the weekend and we noticed that they had live music in the evenings; as we were here for a few days we weren't certain which night to...More

Thank travellinman-vic
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The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
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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
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6 April 2018|
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Response from Blakey_MissT | Reviewed this property |
Somehow trip advisor always forwards future customers’ questions to raters rather than the restaurant itself!! Not sure what private dining means. It’s rustic and busy but if you get a window table, it could be romantic.
11 August 2017|
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Response from QCern | Reviewed this property |
Rack of lamb is about $40 and it goes down from there. Not cheap, but well worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St Paul W, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y6, Canada
    (St. Laurent)
  • Public Transportation: Place D'armes Metro
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-287-9582
  • E-mail
Seven nights a week, local bands take the stage at Montreal's hottest Jazz bar and bistro. Modavie's spirited setting sets the scene for a night of great tunes, top dining and generous pastis toasting. The bistro's far-reaching wine menu hits just the right notes and helps round off succulent lamb, fish, beef and inspired pasta dishes.
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