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Joe Beef

2491-2501 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N6, Canada
+1 514-935-6504
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Canadian
2491-2501 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 725 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second time. Great atmosphere. Best staff ever. Super welcoming. Entrees were amazing. Found the steak a bit tough for medium rare though. Overall enjoyable.

Thank Yudansha2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite small but very good restaurant. Takes time to get a reservation but worth it as the food is outstanding, and service top notch.

Thank stephenjA5439NE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of offerings, all with a lot of protein. We had a fantastic trout, an unexpected squid steak, a rabbit hind leg with rabbit meatballs, and a liver steak with several sidings. All was cooked to perfection and with variations and finishing touches that...More

Thank Julian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Montreal a few days before boarding our cruise ship and had heard about Joe Beef from a famous restauranteur in Brisbane from Harveys - His recommendation was everything he said it was - Stunning buzzy place, small, busy and not a seat...More

Thank Dianne1943
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We did backflips to get into this restaurant and after all the hype, the best thing about it was an amazing waitress. Apps of braised squid and pork ribs and sausage on sauerkraut were very good but the entrees lagged behind. Porchetta was very salty...More

Thank greenstate802
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We felt privileged to get a late reso on Friday. We sat on the patio with heaters which was fine but the dining room is nicer. Service is professional and a bit pushy. The whole tap water versus sparkling always gets me. Some very cool...More

Thank Jay-N-Tam
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I had seen this restaurant in many magazines and travel shows. It was on my bucket list when we visited Montreal. Called about 5 weeks ahead and got table for 2 at early seating(6:15). A bit early, but I was happy to get in. Our...More

1  Thank scooter05
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of character and good service. Had the ribs (similar to Maui ribs) which were quite good. Suggested wine paring was also good. Would go back.

Thank mikesV787CZ
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Need a reservation for this spot that only opens at 6 pm. Lots of little rooms and we wound our way to the back patio for our dinner. We were by the outside grill in a plastic screened in area with a warmer. Menu is...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were excited to try this restaurant on our first trip to Montreal. We made reservations months in advance. Our meal was good but a few things took away from a great experience. The menu on the chalkboard was very hard to read but the...More

Thank roadtripbound
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
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25 June 2017|
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Response from MariB305 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry -- hadn't seen your question earlier. If there is walk-in service available it might take forever -- we booked the dinner over two months in advance and had to get really early seating.
22 April 2017|
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Response from JoeBeefMTL | Property representative |
The menu changes daily, sometimes hourly, it's only written on the blackboards. You can see past menus to get an idea of what we serve, by doing a Google image search for: Joe Beef menu Thank you
Christine W
26 June 2016|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I have dined at some of montreals best ( Gibbys,rib&reef) the list goes on, it's really not that good. Don't believe the hype! If you want really good food, and beautiful atmosphere, try bistro1843 in Ile bizard... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$78
French, Canadian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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