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Ristorante La Medusa

#774 of 4,632 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1224 Rue Drummond, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1V7, Canada
+1 514-878-4499
Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Boucherville, Canada
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been invited for a bday party. About 25 people that we have waited forever to start the serving and not even bread on the table. Nice wine list but did not have the wine I ordered. Had a salad, put my own dressing. Ordered veal chop with not a grain of salt or pepper. Nice place but the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I chose this place as it was within walking distance from our hotel, had mostly decent reviews, an extensive menu and reasonable prices. The decor was lovely and the food was quite good. My husband chose simple fare: the mixed salad and the cannelloni but both were well done. I chose the Medusa style salmon that had different flavours than... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

On a recent visit to Montreal to participate in the World Poker Tour, we had an evening off to enjoy some of what Montreal has to offer. A colleague, working in the city had heard of La Medusa and made a reservation. Upon entering to the right, once inside the front door, you seemed to be in a wine cellar... More 

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Thank nstravels13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had a reservation on hockey night. We walked in ON TIME to be greeted by a mass of people waiting to be seated. After 20 minutes waiting at the door, I went to see someone, anyone, to be seated. I was rudely told to wait. After another 10 minutes, I went, again, so see the owner, who them explained... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I didn't know what to expect. This was my first time dining at a 5 star restaurant. I made a reservation online for three, me and my two kids. I was delayed travelling back to the city and called to ask if my reservation could be pushed back. I was accommodated without hesitation and reassured with a pleasant attitude. Once... More 

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Bonne Bay, Canada
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our last night in Montreal we were tired after walking 5 days and nights and didn't want to walk far for dinner. So we walked about 4 doors away from the Best Western Europa. We made the right choice. When we walked in we felt welcomed immediately. The staff were so friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Paolo was fabulous and made... More 

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Saugerties, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food. Friendly service. Great ambience. Reasonably priced. Must visit while in Montreal !

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St. John's, Canada
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This will be a mixed review at best. First, I will say the food here was excellent. I had veal parmigiana with a veal chop as opposed to cutlet. It was cooked to perfection and the pasta and sauce were delicious. My wife had lasagna with a white sauce, as opposed to the traditional red. She said it was amazing.... More 

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Thank William M
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We love the owners and the cook, it is a family owned &they make you feel like part of the family, the ambiance is very beautiful warming, the food is amazingly good. We always feel so welcome. We will be back that is for sure. We give it 5 stars.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I only gave it "one" because zero is not an option. The owner ( I assume since he was not a server) sat us, and after a few minutes took our order. We asked about white wine with the meal, since saltimbocca is done in a white wine sauce, he rudely said, "Why not red? Well, have whatever you want!".... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1224 Rue Drummond, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-878-4499

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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