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Vargas Steakhouse & Sushi

Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Steakhouse, Canadian, Sushi
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690 Rene Levesque W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1X8, Canada (Formerly Vargas Steakhouse)
+1 514-875-4545
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we visit this restaurant and are not enamored. Two of us ordered fish which was somewhat salty. One came with a risotto which was pasty. One of us ordered the burger which she couldn't finish. Only the sushi was good. Most patrons seemed to appreciate the steaks. The service was gruff and unpleasant and certainly... More 

Thank 7437433
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here with friends last night, it was a nice experience. The ambience is pleasant, the service was attentive but not overbearing. We all had prime rib, rare. The beef was aged just right and had a light buttery flavour, it was excellent. I had a side of asparagus were also grilled to perfection. The place also offers... More 

Thank Francis L
La-Baule-Escoublac, France
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276 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice place, cosy, and quiet. The food is good, but not the best steak I had ... The service is efficient and smily but could be a little bit faster. And, to my opinion, it is a bit too expensive for what you get.

Thank Groovemasterjay
Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've been here each time I've visited Montreal and it has been fantastic every time. The wait staff is on par with other places I've been in Montreal- not quite the attention I'm used to in the states, but serviceable and friendly. The food is fantastic. The ribeye ("Rib Steak") has been tender, flavorful and perfectly cooked each time I've... More 

Thank tbiscuit
Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went to this restaurant on the advice of a friend. Was not disappointed. They are basically a steak- seafood restaurant but with sushi choices as well. We shared a sushi appetizer and it was tasty and plentiful. My husband had the slow cooked 12 ounce prime rib and it was superb. Cooked to perfection. I had the pan fried walleye(pickerel)... More 

Thank beleafer27
Dallas, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I recently was in Montreal for a business trip. I asked for a recommendation from the hotel concierge for a place for dinner and was recommended to go to Vargas. Vargas did not disappoint. I had the French onion soup as an appetizer and it was delicious. The soup was very rich and plenty of caramelized onions in it. My... More 

Thank bblundell72
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375 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ate here as part of a group. Everyone was happy with their meals. I had the cod with steamed rice that was nicely done and tasty. Side of asparagus also good. Service was efficient and friendly. Would definitely eat here again. Note that although it is a steakhouse it would be good if they offered something vegetarian on the menu.

Thank CultureVultureCamb
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had dinner here with a friend. The service was average at best and my meal (lamb shank) was bland. My fiend's filet was not cooked as requested, and had to be sent back.

Thank Mike S
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The most amazing food and attentive staff I've ever experienced. The lamb shank was so tender; ny york steak cooked to perfection as to each person's request; all appetizers and sides superb. Highly recommended. $$$$

Thank Jennifer Z
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Was there with family everyone's meal was excellent and with a great presentation. The waitress Terry's was the absolute best, friendly and knowledgeable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$52
Steakhouse, Canadian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 Rene Levesque W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1X8, Canada (Formerly Vargas Steakhouse)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-875-4545
We are located in the heart of downtown Montreal at the corner of University and Rene Levesque streets. We are steps away from the Queen Elizabeth hotel and a short distance from most downtown hotels. We offer delicious Angus steaks, fresh seafoood, and a terrific sushi bar.

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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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