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Restaurant type

  • Bistro,

Cuisine type

  • European,

Dishes

  • Brunch,

Features

  • Restaurant With Bar,

Products and Services

  • Restaurant,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
  • French,
Location
407, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2G3
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Rates:

  • $26 To $60,
  • $11 To $25,

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Ratings & Reviews - Restaurant Holder

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fdec8259
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De retour à Montréal après une absence de cinq ans, le holder na pas changé toujours parfait du service au décor en passant pas la cuisine soignée et généreuse. Une adresse à ne pas manquer si vous passez par Montréal

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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mari1560
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Je suis allée manger chez Holder dimanche dernier pour une réservation de groupe de plus de 20 personnes. Lors de ces réservations, un menu simplifié est proposé au groupe. En réservant, mes amis se sont informés sur la possibilité d’accommoder un invité végétalien et cela ne créait aucun problème. Au moment de commander, je me suis informée au serveur sur les options disponibles. On m'a alors proposer une salade verte qui consistait en de la roquette et de la vinaigrette.

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monasharafi
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really fresh and delicious tartar! Went there for a birthday, a nice place to dress up and even go on a date.

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Dayong Z
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Very good locatio...

Very good location at Old Port, Montreal, a lot of parking, a little bit noisy at lunch time, great service, good food, has menu for kids

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 5/5
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Frank M
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Great service and...

Great service and great food! Would go back anytime I am in Montreal. French onion soup is a must!

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Fraisinette
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J'adore le tartar...

J'adore le tartare de boeuf et belle carte des vins! Ambiance animee de bistro'

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Eli01
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Tartare et Atmosphère!

Super pour une bonne soirée de filles (ou de gars!!), entre amis, en couple, en famille... Très bonne ambiance, peut être bruyant pour certain, mais on y va justement pour l'atmosphère à la fois assez sophistiquée, mais surtout à la fête... Les must have: Tartare de saumon, parpadelle aux champignons, 1 petit verre de blanc (ou deux!)

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Liz M
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DE-licious!

I have been twice to Holder now, and it did not disappoint either time. It was amazing. The fois gras poelé with gingerbread was incredible, we still talk about it! The service was friendly without being intrusive and they were very well informed about the food, and seemed passionate about it. Overall, it's a great place to go and eat. Worth every penny (to be honest, we were surprised it wasn't more expensive!).

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Alexandra  M
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Another Great Find

Went to Holder last night with friends and had only been once maybe 2 years ago. Pleasantly surprised to see very reasonable prices and the food was very good. Shared a couple of appetizers with friends, glass of wine, deserts (caramel fondant is amazing). I know they do Sunday brunch as well and will definitely check it out soon!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 4/5
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Emmanuelle B
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super spot!

Si vous êtes dans le coin, ya pas a chercher ailleurs ! C'est délicieux, simplement. Belle carte. La joue, la soupe a l'oignon, les carpaccios, la salade tomate bocconcini basilic, tous délicieux! Décor très agréable, grande salle mais trés chaleureuse pareil. J'ai adoré entre amis, j'y retournerai certain pour faire découvrir a mon chum!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 4/5
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August 15, 2020

Awesome! Was not at all disappointed after the long Covid-19- imposed delay on going out.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 25, 2020

Great service, plus the food was amazing

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 12, 2020

Very good design to make you feel comfortable in Covid times. Food remained excellent to classic French standards and service was excellent as always. Thank you I needed this outing.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 2, 2020

The restaurant was closed! Not even open for another week! Was quite a surprise And not a happy one. We were going out for a nice evening. Disappointed

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

June 28, 2020

Made a reservation a few days prior since restaurants are reopened in montreal, showed up and the restaurant was still closed for COVID. Website said it was open and so did google. Very dissapointed this seems like a very basic function, disable your booking service if you are closed!

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

March 16, 2020

Restaurant informed us two days before our reservation on March 14, 2020 that they will be shutdown due to covid-19. Very responsible of them. We will look forward to visiting next time that we are in Montreal.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 18, 2020

I will be returning!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 18, 2020

Hanger steak was disappointing, it is a flavorful cut, and this was not flavorful. Other four dishes were excellent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

February 10, 2020

Had an excellent time as always I’ll be back soon

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 21, 2020

Always perfect!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 19, 2020

Great service!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 4, 2020

Fabulous food in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Our favourite meal during our trip to Montréal.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 9, 2019

My wife and I went for dinner (supper), and were seated promptly. The restaurant was full, and the noise level was very high, which is about the only negative thing I can say. Our waitress was friendly and informative, and helped me choose a wine. Our habit is to share several courses so that we can experience as many tastes as possible. Accordingly, we started with creamed asparagus soup with crab and ham. It was delicious! The wine we chose was a nice Bordeaux, which was excellent. Next we shared the endive and watercress salad with walnuts and Benedictine blue cheese. We had never had endive sliced in this way, and enjoyed the salad very much. The next course was calamari, which was of superlative tenderness and flavour when compared to calamari we've had in other restaurants. Finally we had the lobster ravioli with fennel, a suitable climax to an incredible meal. My wife always says that French cooking is all about the sauces, and I have to say that the chef at Holder has obviously mastered this aspect. The denouement involved an espresso and a shot of single malt Scotch as a digestive. All in all, a truly exceptional meal, the memory of which we will long savour, both literally and figuratively!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 2, 2019

All perfect. The Host was great. It was a perfect meal to end a perfect weekend. M

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 2, 2019

Excellant food, service, ambiance!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 25, 2019

Went there for dinner with a dear friend from the USA. Service was excellent throughout. Food was very good. The wine selection was excellent. Overall, a very fine dining experience. Highly recommended. Thank you.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

November 18, 2019

Amazing resto. Great service. Would definitely come back and recommend to others !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 18, 2019

Love going to Holder for Brunch. GREAT ATMOSPHERE and the French Toast are to die for for.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 28, 2019

A great evening. Thank you.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 21, 2019

We make a point to eat at Holder every time we visit Montreal and the food, service and ambiance have been consistently excellent. I highly recommend the oysters, onion soup, duck confit, mussels, and veal steak.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 13, 2019

Thank you so much for a wonderful evening! I was hosting international scientists and government officials from South Korea, Japan, France, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal & other countries. The meals were excellent, the service the absolute best and the venue was exquisite. A wonderful evening for all and an excellent dinner that supported the work that we gathered to accomplish.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 30, 2019

Great job Eric!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 28, 2019

We enjoyed a spectacular meal in the wonderful ambience at Restaurant Holder. Service was exceptional and every dish was beautifully presented and excellent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 23, 2019

This is our 4th visit to Holder. French onion soup & shepherds pie were delicious. Our duck confit tasted good but was dry. My mushroom, pancetta pappardella could have been better. It was dry. The fresh pappardella was sticking together making them lumpy & not able to pick up the flavors of the sauce. Service was disappointing because our 1st waiter left our table to take care of another table. We were left in limbo. Then a 2nd waiter came to take our order. After our food came & they got busy, nobody came to top up our water. This reminded me of my 3rd visit to Holder. That same waiter (I can recognize him) also left our table totally to take care of other (maybe regular )guests of his!!! We will not go back again!!!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 2/5

September 15, 2019

Tres bon service sourriant, tres bon fish and ships, tartare de saumon, finissant sur des portos extraordinaires. Tres sympa.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 14, 2019

The food was outstanding. The music was throbbing and too loud. The wait staff was unengaged and slow.

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 2/5

September 11, 2019

We had requested a special table for our anniversary celebration and they graciously gave us a wonderful table. Service was terrific as was the food! Thanks so much for helping make our anniversary memorable Holder!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 9, 2019

Very cool ambiance. The food was delicious and the service was great. The prices were very reasonable. I plan to come back the next time I'm in Montreal.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 8, 2019

Beautiful venue, wonderful food, and fantastic service

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 7, 2019

Dined twice in a week during a visit to Montreal Good value for well prepared French food and decent by the glass wine offerings. Good service. We observed a most unhappy couple next to us send back a bottle of wine and then had issues with their entrees. Staff bent over backwards to accommodate, floor manager Dominic in particular.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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