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Joe Beef

Certificate of Excellence
Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
French, Canadian
As featured in Goldylockx in Montreal
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2491-2501 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N6, Canada (Charlevoix)
+1 514-935-6504
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with our 3 young kids a few days ago. Amazing steak and Caesar salad. Very GF accommodating. Also really lovely service and kid friendly.

Thank CBANM5
Montreal, Canada
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know what's the hype about this place ?! Very tiny, crazy expensive, noisy environment, hard to get reservations and arrogant waitress. Even though food was good, it fell short of our expectations. wine is way overpriced ! I feel like I wasted my money...

Thank max219
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Liverpool House the past few years. Finally got reservations for here. Decor is very similar to Liverpool as well as menu, but with differences. Lawrence our server was amazing. Perfect recommendations on the Wine and food. Treat yourself!

Thank Opustwovt
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently named again as one of Canada's top restaurants but not in my opinion the night I visited. Place with great character but the service was terrible and the food average. I've been here twice before and it sadly didn't compare to my two previous visits.

Thank JimmyTheJet6
Bradley Beach, NJ
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you truly kidding me?! We couldn't read the scribbled chalkboard menu, place our hands into the (now evidently known clueless) waitress. Over served mediocre food. 2 people, dozen oysters (good oysters) really weak potato croquette app, same with the Head Cheese BS app, Chicken Butt with raw leeks, THEN, 2 bowls of soup come out...really!? Soup was just terrible.... More 

Thank bajashrimp
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, this is definitely a cool restaurant that offers a creative and unique menu - a French and Montreal flair. Service is aces too. We had the mushroom and oxtail soup, which was very tasty, any my husband's oysters too were slurped away in no time. We then had 2 big, 100-day aged steaks for the 4 of us. The... More 

Thank Lk K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here not long ago. I have to admit, I was expecting much better. Had the sea snails entree and the lobster spaghetti, as a main course. The latter came in a full size and was actually good. On a weekend night, the place was rather full, mostly men... The drinks are very basic, so don't expect to be... More 

Thank Lau H
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to Joe Beef two weeks ago followed our servers suggestion and ordered the porterhouse for two, a nice bottle of wine etc etc... when our main was served we smelled something a little funky and asked our waiter to ask the chef if something went wrong. About 5 minutes later the waiter comes back with the same piece of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were really hoping to love this meal. The service was great -- informed and friendly waitstaff who knew everything about the menu. When something wasn't right, they went out of their way to fix it. Unfortunately, the food itself fell far short of the hype. It was fine, but nothing blew us away. Most of it was under-seasoned (much... More 

2 Thank Jordan H
Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Our server took control and promised as an incredible dining experience and it was! Creative, fun and tasty - the food didn't disappoint. It was a great night out!

Thank SarahWD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$75
French, Canadian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2491-2501 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Neighbourhood: Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-935-6504

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)

Neighbourhood Profile
Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
Once the core of industrialised Montreal, the factories and historic buildings of Le Sud-Ouest have been renovated into homes, museums, and small businesses. The rejuvenated landscape has put its Saint-Henri district in vogue, with cutting-edge galleries and an ever-expanding network of restaurants. Foodies can especially delight in the mom-and-pop shops in Little Burgundy, or at the Atwater Market, where outdoor stalls sell fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat, street vendors have menus of hot fish and wine, and the indoor market offers chocolate, breads, and coffee beans. Dominated by the gentle waters of the Lachine Canal, Le Sud-Ouest is still very much an outdoor town, with a number of pedestrian-only bridges traversing the waters, bike paths along the canal with views of the Leisure Boats, and massive green spaces like Angrignon Park to stop for a picnic, or to play a sport.
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