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Solmar

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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111 St-Paul E., Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1G7, Canada
+1 514-861-4562
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went there for a New Year party, decent prices, delicious food. Very friendly people. Fado early morning.

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Thank Alfredo T
Rome, Italy
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254 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The recipes are not bad, and I would recommend their green soup in particular. The grilled cod, a typical Portuguese course, is a bit dry, but the fish seemed fresh and the sides were ok. The choice of wines is fine, and so is the service, but it is a bit too pricey, for the average quality of food which... More 

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Thank 248Salvatore
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We had our office Christmas party at Solmar on December 22, 2016. We all had a fabulous dinner. We had lots of tapas And then we each ordered our individual meals. We had the seafood rice, lobster, filet mignon dishes. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. Thank you David Jr. for making our dinner a memorable one.

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Thank 10Frank55
Mandeville, Louisiana
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217 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The restaurant was quite crowded when we were there for lunch, but managed to get an outside table which was quite nice in the Summer. Lots of daily specials to choose from. We had the mussels with frites and the duck confit. Both were delicious. Would definitely go here again.

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Thank Nelson T
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have been here a number of times over the years when we travel to this area - outside needs restoration, but the inside (now new owners) is just as it always is, nice, clean, waiters are on you as soon as you walk in, tend to your every need - chat when they need to with pleasure - I... More 

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Thank mainegirl3
Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered degustation menu. Shrimp soup was too salty and Luke warm. The rest of the dishes were dull. Fortunately the house wine was fine. the waiter is fine too. 难吃的葡萄牙餐。别浪费你的时间和金钱来这儿吃饭。

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Thank Yalitan
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

If you visit foreign destinations and want to sample different cuisines you don't find at home try this. Portuguese cuisine featuring a tapas menu with shrimp in garlic, grilled octopus and a trio of smoked salmon, canard breast and prosciutto. Along with these tapas they have a full entree menu. Try the house wines, they are great.

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Thank Julie N
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised this beautiful restaurant isn't in the top 100 of Montreal. The dining room is beautifully appointed. We were greeted immediately and sat at a perfectly laid out table. My wife's chair was pulled out for her. A dying art of manners. Our waiter, Anthony, was a professional, a true artist at his craft. We've eaten in hundreds of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Sadly the place was mostly empty but the service was wonderful. Manuel was a wonderful host and the fado music was played throughout the night. Food was tasty but not the best portuguese food i've ever had. Very good overall

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Thank kay K
Cambridge, Canada
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Excellent food prepared in a french style at this restaurant, part of the SOLMAR facility on St. Paul. The restaurant specializes in game, but we found excellent maple pork tenderloin to be just perfect.

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Thank crobinson2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 St-Paul E., Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-4562

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

Neighbourhood Profile
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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 sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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