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Olive & Gourmando

$$ - $$$French, Cafe,
351 Saint-Paul West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A7, Canada
+1 514-350-1083
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (84 reviews)
“panini” (157 reviews)
“sandwiches” (155 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
351 Saint-Paul West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A7, Canada
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Waited over 90 minutes for a table for 3 on a Sunday morning (around 10am). If you are waiting on the weekend for a table for more than 2 people- go EARLY (when they open) or be prepared to wait a minimum of 90 minutes!....Also...More

Thank Vin_2013
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is a busy place - you are likely to wait for a table. The menu is small but delicious. We tried a number of things - scones, chocolate croissant, granola and fruit and the egg in your face panini which was a delicious spicy...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Yes, the food here is very good. I did not get to try a lot but all items on the menu looked intriguing. The 2 of us had to wait for about 30 minutes at 2pm on a Saturday afternoon. They do not take reservations.

Thank Alexoz02
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

There is a line up from pretty much the moment it opens. That's because the food is delicious and this place is by far the best lunch place in Old Montreal. The decor is quite nice. Of course, everything is very hurried and crowded and...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The place was packed and kids were hungry so unfortunately we were not able to sit down for breakfast. We picked up 8 different bakery items and fresh squeezed oj. Everyone loved what they got, even the greedy ones who selected two items. It was...More

Thank jenny12
Reviewed 15 July 2016

O&G has outstanding baked goods and incredible flavours! The service is excellent and so is the music! You usually have to line up to get in, but it is so worth the wait!

Thank RhondaRoad
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great place for breakfast. There was a line already at 10am or so, but the hostess was friendly, patient, and as honest as she could be about wait times. You can walk around the old town (there's a bookstore right behind the restaurant) while you...More

Thank ahbii
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nice relaxing and welcoming place in a hot summer day in Montreal. Our server was sweet and friendly.

Thank FaruqFaisel
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Worth the 20 minute wait to get seated, Olive & Gourmando was recommended to us by the concierge at the hotel. It was busy and does a large take out business too. The staff are friendly and hustle a lot to keep up with a...More

Thank waejae_jae
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had a very enjoyable breakfast by the open windows along bar seating. The pastry was great and the fresh squeezed orang juice was excellent. The prices aren't cheap but not unreasonable either. I hope to have the opportunity to return.

Thank Ray C
Nearby
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
...More
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Janet D
23 July 2017|
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Response from Edmonton017 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree that about 15 minutes would get you there. The restaurant can be very crowded so be prepared to wait in line.
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ellen521
16 March 2017|
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Response from Kristine E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, olive y gourmando is open for brunch. There aren't many tables. I ate at a bar facing the windows. Be prepared to wait for a seat on Sunday's. The food is worth the wait!
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owen05
14 June 2015|
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Response from Andres_ytz | Reviewed this property |
I would assume you are referring to Montreal City Hall which is in the old city....this restaurant is about a 15 minute leisurely walk west on Rue St. Paul Ouest. Enjoy. Andres
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Saint-Paul West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-350-1083
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