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Casa de Mateo - CLOSED

438 Rue St-Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T3, Canada
+1 514-844-7448
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible11%
14 Nov 2015
“Holy Guacamole”
28 Oct 2015
“Mexican in Old Montreal? Go figure”
Restaurant Hours Closed
438 Rue St-Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T3, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

We passed this place during the day and vowed to come for supper if we could. We did return to see if it lived up to the reviews posted on the window. We were not disappointed. There was a great selection of food and beverage....More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 28 October 2015

After a 10k walk in and around Old Montreal and the restored waterfront we went looking for an unusual place for lunch. We found it. You would think you were walking into an actual Mexican Taverna. Great draft Dos Exquios and Margaritas! Lunch special was...More

Thank Therandman
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Cute little place in the back roads of old Montreal. Food was amazing really good you could taste the homemade factor. Drinks were greats ambiance was little to unimaginative decore. Service was friendly but not rushed. So if you are on a timeframe ie for...More

Thank TheDeviatingBlonde
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Good food, unimaginative decor, great area and vibe and distant wait staff. If you want Mexican food in Old Montreal with hearty portions you'll not be disappointed. However if you want more than food and seek an ambience and an engaged wait staff who serves...More

Thank ML W
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We saw a sign offering Mojitos and Margaritas during Happy Hour special price(4pm to 6pm) so we visited this newly-opened restaurant. When we sat down, we received a palte with corn tortilla chips and two sauces for dipping. We ordered a Mojito (for me) and...More

Thank ndgsusan
Reviewed 13 October 2015

we were pleasantly surprised happening upon this restaurant not far from our hotel. It is a Friendly and lively place. We enjoyed the Fajitas and mango margaritas - just thought they were over priced.

Thank 2onvacaton
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Great find! The food was great and so were the drinks. It was a little on the expensive side (like most restaurants around) but the food was good and the place was clean.

Thank travelfox_13
Reviewed 5 October 2015

It is difficult to find quality Mexican food in Montréal so we were thrilled to discover Casa Mateo in the old town. This charming Mexican restaurant is located in a 200 year old building on a quiet cobblestone street in the heart of Old Montreal...More

Thank CelticCrossings
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This is a fantastic Mexican restaurant. The green salsa is spicy, but we could make a meal out of the salsa and chips. Our enchiladas were likewise great; the meat inside was better than usual in enchiladas and again they were covered in part by...More

Thank wihunt
Reviewed 23 September 2015

When your Caribbean mom (who will sing along to any good oldie) is in town, you bring her to the Casa de Mateo... and make sure it's one of their Mariachi nights! Their Mariachi brings the whole experience together: any attempt at conversation is futile...More

Thank Nicky D
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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$79
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Rue St-Francois Xavier, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T3, Canada
    (Saint Paul)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-7448
  • E-mail
Six times Consumers Choice award winner and their 2003 Gold award winner, and The Montreal Mirrors Best Mexican restaurant, CASA DE MATEO is nestled in the heart of the arts district in the Old Montreal, just steps away from the Notre-Dame basilica and Place d'Armes metro station. Come sample our authentic Mexican cuisine such as our Guacamole made table-side, enjoy one of our famous margaritas made of fresh squeezed juices, and listen to the music of the "Aguilas de Mexico" Mariachi band featuring Senor Macario Rodriguez. With a bar, large dining area and private reception room for parties of up to 100 people, we are sure to have something to accommodate your needs.
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