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5245 St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S4, Canada
+1 514-276-0249
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
7 Mar 2013
“Tapas and Wine”
24 Jan 2013
“worsy wine bar”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Italian, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5245 St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S4, Canada
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

Went last night, Wednesday. This is a tapas and wine restaurant. Ambience was relatively quiet with only 4 other tables occupied. The space was really nice and trendy and the background music was very comfortable. Started off with a prosecco toast and breaded olives with...More

Thank BarefootMontreal_QC
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We were 20 people for 5@7 at this BAR , and it was a mess. The Bar had only one waitress and cook to manager 20 and plus other cistomers. Waitress had a bad attitiude, I should say this bar has to be closed soon

1  Thank Hari B
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

Our evening in Bu wine bar was really great. We forgot to make a reservation and even-though the restaurant was full, the staff was very friendly and the manager (Jerome) offered us a glass of very good rosé sparkling wine from Italy at the bar...More

Thank Steven C
angelor69, Owner at BU, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2013

Thank you very much for your nice review! Angelo

Reviewed 27 November 2012

We were four for a birthday party. Two couples. I was invited by a very good friend. As explained by other reviewers, food does not come at once. I was last... Then I made a mistake and confused the salt and the parmesan... I complained...More

Thank Chambonnet
angelor69, Owner at BU, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2012

Thank you for your review! We Must replace a poor bottle of wine and we do it all the time without hesitation; But our food wasnt poor!! That's not what you say in your review. It is like adding some water to your wine and...More

Reviewed 27 September 2012

Fun place! They forgave our early arrival. The wine list is full of unusual, interesting bottlings, that I, an enophile, have never seen before. What we ordered was excellent, and they give multiple ordering options - flight of three, vs by the glass. I'm sure...More

1  Thank GQueenBoston
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We were (6) there last Friday for my birthday. I have not been impressed. The decor was ok but not Wow ! The menu is not very impressive and very short. The service was nice and attentive. But all of us were not serve at...More

Thank NRRobinson
Reviewed 14 March 2012

went here for a night out, but unfortunately were not as hungry as we wanted to be. the dishes are tapas style with an Italian flavour, and we could have eaten more if only we could. The wine list is amazing, and reasonable. The service...More

1  Thank AniaKx2
Reviewed 24 February 2012

I liked the set up of the wine bar. They also had some great selections of wines that are a little lesser known to most. The service, although we were there for a special event, was lacking. The manager, or we think he was the...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 16 February 2012

I have been to BU on numerous occasions, with my spouse or friends. I have only heard positive reviews! The service is impeccable. Every time I have been there, I was greeted with a generous smile, as well as speed and efficiency. They know their...More

1  Thank Cassy G
Reviewed 4 October 2011

As much as we love wine we have never been to a restaurant specifically for wine. Although we frequently visit brew pubs, the mark-up on wine in Canada has always deterred us. We finally decided to try out a wine bar and were very happy...More

2  Thank DJqc
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5245 St Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: -BUS 55 (until Fairmount Street). OR - Metro Laurier. Walk on Laurier street (west) to St-Laurent blvd (north).
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-276-0249
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First wine bar in Montreal, BU offers Italian contemporary cuisine and an exceptional selection of wines by the glass. Open since 2003 in the trendy Mile End district.
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