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443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
+1 514-844-4368
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushroom ravioli” (114 reviews)
“tasting menu” (183 reviews)
“souffle” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00 Hours
French, European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We are Montrealers who often visit the Centaur Theatre next door but had never tried Bonaparte. What a welcome experience it was. We dined there with a couple of good friends who loved it too.Two of us had the table d'hote, one featuring a lamb...More

1  Thank CandNMontreal
Reviewed 4 days ago

They were flirty and fun, the food was yum and the wines were abundant. Really joyed the goat cheese salad and key lime dessert. Challenging finding it since the road was blocked with construction but it was worth the effort.

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was very nice and had a wonderful atmosphere. The menu has many appetizing options and the staff was extremely friendly and professional. Our only complaint was that service took forever for our meals (about 2 hours for 2 people). We didn’t mind the...More

Thank ajacks7579
Reviewed 4 days ago

My spouse started with the mushroom ravioli and I had the vanilla shrimp appetizer. Both were delicious followed by the seafood pasta and the lobster pasta. I enjoyed the seafood pasta because it had a combination of different seafood. My spouses lobster pasta was delicious...More

Thank AnitaS353
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an excellent meal at this white tablecloth, old-school service restaurant. It's more formal than many of the places in the neighborhood, but it never felt stuffy. The food was uniformly excellent, with the seared foie gras w/ foie gras creme brûlée starter and...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent French restaurant with service to match. Food is excellently presented. A great dining experience.

1  Thank timliu00
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dined a few times at Restaurant Bonaparte about 3 years ago. When I* was there again last week, I was overjoyed to see that is is just as amazing as always. The service is flawless, the food is prepared perfectly and of top...More

1  Thank schas008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a french restaurant. This place was around the corner from the Embassy Suites. The menu had lots of suggestions. I had the classic onion soup. I wish it would of had cheese on top. However, it was very good as it...More

1  Thank rjrobbin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 7:00 reservation on Saturday night and enjoyed the tasting menus which allow for several welcome options. The Lobster Soup and Foie Gras appetizers were great, and the entrees (Dover Sole and Duck with a wild berry/maple sauce) accompanied by varied and delicious vegetable...More

1  Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look no further than Bonaparte for out-of-this-world French cuisine and service. We were guests at Hotel Bonaparte and dined at the restaurant each evening. It was so easy to go downstairs for a fabulous meal (2-3 hours to fully enjoy and savor every single morsel)...More

1  Thank Yuki626
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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
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30 September 2018|
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Response from CabanaWoman | Reviewed this property |
I would certainly try calling. They might be able to get you in.
30 September 2018|
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Response from SunshineMontreal | Reviewed this property |
I would call them And ask
25 September 2018|
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Response from 4cheerysmile | Reviewed this property |
I went for an early dinner and wore casual clothes- nothing dressy. It is not a formal dress restaurant at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Rue St. Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Station de metro Place d'Armes Place D'Armers Metro station
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-4368
Four star French classic restaurant located in Old Montreal.
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