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Pintxo

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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330 Av Mont-Royal East | Corner Drolet, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1P7, Canada
+1 514-844-0222
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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Montreal
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky to find this place, small, cozy, but most important great food. Excellent selection of wines specially a wide selection of Spanish wines, we had a fantastic dish of Iceland cod on a bed of mushed potatoes and vegetables, with a wonderful salsa, it was great and satisfying. I loved when the chef himself Alonso came over... More 

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Thank 514food
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you go to Pintxo, you have so many different options to choose from and the great thing? They are all possible for you to try since a pintxo is like a tapas which allows you to try the wonderful mets from the chef. I would highly recommend going there for a date, a regular dinner or just for a... More 

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Thank Benjamin G
Management response:

Hello Benjamin, Thank you for your review. Come see us again soon! Pintxo. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really nice evening, simply amazing, the food was very delicious and so tasty. The service was impeccable and very professional. The atmosphere was very good and the restaurant intimate. Very nice discovery, what a great opportunity to celebrate our wedding anniversary! We absolutely recommend this restaurant. My husband and I loved the grilled lobster tail and the... More 

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Thank Sophie B
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to travel around the globe thanks to Pintxo's amazing menu and wine cellar. Must to try!

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Thank Valentin R
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience at Pintxo was simply amazing, meal, ambiance. Pintxo is a gem of Montreal. Must to try !

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Thank Arnaud P
Management response:

Hey Arnaud P! Thank you very much for your review. Looking forward to see you again soon with Jaime and his son! Cheers Pintxo. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I studied abroad in Bilbao and am always looking for great basque eateries. So, when I saw this wasn't far from our rental in Montreal, I immediately made a reservation. It's been a few months since our trip, so I don't remember what we'd ordered specifically. However, I will always remember the salad with chorizo vinaigrette, which left me wanting... More 

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Thank rrh86
Management response:

Hello rrh86, Glad to see you enjoyed your experience. Next time you come to Montreal our famous Halloumi cheese salad wth chorizo dressing will be waiting for you. Cheers! Pintxo. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The food was great. But pricy. I had the goat sandwich for Sunday brunch and my girlfriend the 3 eggs Spanish omelet(it was huge) Both were delicious and the service professional. Only thing, the waiter auto tipped himself 15% with MY credit card when we were paying to make sure he get tipped(he probably thought we were stupid tourist) Nevertheless,... More 

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Thank Davide S
RestaurantPintxo, Manager at Pintxo, responded to this review

Hello Miste Davide: First than all we are very happy that you liked our food. We thank you for your encouragement. Regarding Prices, we are still UNDER the average of a benchmark of 4 stars restaurants in Montreal, and our food costs are pretty high also because of the high quality products we use. But we will continue ensuring to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went for lunch and had 5-course prix fixe tapas menu with a refreshing and food-friendly Cava. It was a lot of food, tasty, and well-prepared and paced. The service was very friendly and professional. Super cozy dining room. The 5 courses were a bit much for me (5'5"; medium build), so next time, I'll pick individual tapas, but I... More 

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Thank AnnFace
Management response:

Hello AnnFace, We'll be waiting for you :) Make sure to come at night. that way you'll be able to choose from our vast selection of pintxo and be able to order the perfect amount for yourself. Salud! Pintxo. More 

Canadá
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The best tapas, delicious and with good variety... Badly, to good that you always need a reservation due that is a very small place...

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Thank Cocoababy
Management response:

Hello Cocoababy, Glad to hear you like our food! It is true that it's always better to make a reservation on the weekend because we are usually really busy and fully booked. One alternative for you would be to look on the app DINR where we put our last-minute availabilities. Hasta Pronto Pintxo. More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went twice to this restaurant in May and July 2016, with another couple and just the two of us as well. Great food and atmosphere.

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Thank Jean L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$41
Cuisine
Seafood, Spanish, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Av Mont-Royal East | Corner Drolet, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-0222

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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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