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Casa Minhota

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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3959 St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
+1 514-842-2661
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Montreal
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163 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there for dinner on a Saturday. We were lucky to find parking right in frknt if the restaurant. We ordered s bittle of Rose Mateus wine and it was very good, light and bubbly, like champagne. For starters, we ordered the calamari and garlic snails. The calamari were goid but the snails were average. I had the seafood... More 

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montreal
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186 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant a number of times. We return with family and friends because it's always good. We returned this time with a coupon and with friends who hadn’t tried this restaurant before. We had a nice big pitcher of Sangria. Starters were mussels and a mixed tapas plate. Mains were veal with Porto sauce, seafood paella... More 

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Thank mas1958
Blainville, Canada
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming to this place for many years and the staff what makes it special. They treat you like family and work on a slow pace so you enjoy the food in a good way. The food as usual is always great. The wine is always great. Also the Porto.

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Thank ArthurSousa
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I was just looking in the internet for a new restaurant to try that is Portuguese and that one came up! So happy with the plates we got and the taste was amazing....highly recommended and good service with affordable price.

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Thank jenCo6
washington dc
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161 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very memorable meal with wonderfully friendly staff, and an atmosphere that lends itself to making friends with other patrons - great food too, that took me back to a trip to Lisbon.

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Thank emma1913
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Had not been back in some time but the place has not changed. The four of us had different meals.Lunch special, you get a bread basket and some olives after you order, We had 1- house salad and Sardines, 2- soup of the day and grilled calamari. A la carte 3- soup Caldo Verde, excellent pork Alentejana 4- Spicy shrimps... More 

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Thank Michel B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I visited recently with my wife for dinner. We've been there before and like to visit a few times a year. Casa Minhota is a long established restaurant on St Laurent boulevard in the heart of the Portuguese community and near many iconic establishments on what Montrealers refer to as 'the Main". Casa Minhota is charming and cosy and decorated... More 

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Thank Bill A
Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

First time & delighted. Appears very busy on a Saturday evening. Wine list limited to Portuguese wines. We were a small group --- most settled on seafood platter for two, which appeared to be a House Specialty. The waiter warned us that it could serve three :) We should have listened, as it was fabulous, but unfortunately we had no... More 

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Thank Marty F
Long Valley, New Jersey
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I don't normally write negative reviews but for this restaurant I'll make an exception. Upon entering the restaurant we were greeted and seated immediately. We ordered a carafe of wine and our dinner. The wine came quickly, making it difficult to leave, but for the dinners we had to wait forever. Our waiter seemed to be more interested in serving... More 

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Thank Robert F
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Family for dinner and started off with the waiter directing where each of us will sit at the table..... then when ordering he changed a few items telling us we wouldn't like what we ordered.... food was bland but waiter did recommend a good wine. Will not go back there again.

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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
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3959 St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-842-2661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Plateau Mont-Royal

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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