Santos

3.4/5
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Restaurant type

  • Lounge,

Cuisine type

  • Spanish,

Dishes

  • Tapas,

Features

  • Online Reservation,
  • Group Reservation,
  • Restaurant With Bar,
  • Happy Hour,

Atmosphere

  • Trendy,

Products and Services

  • Bar,
  • Tapas Bar & Restaurant,

Languages Spoken

  • French,
  • English,
Location
191, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z5
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Useful Information

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Rates:

  • $26 To $60,
  • $11 To $25,

Methods of Payment:

Ratings & Reviews - Santos

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eban9999
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My friends and I celebrated a birthday at Santos on Saturday night and we all left very content with the experience and the atmosphere. They accommodated our large group on the mezzanine which was perfect. Service was incredible, the staff always made sure we had everything we needed. Couldnt have asked for a better night. Santos always knows how to partyyy

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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lm719796
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Amazing ambiance, delicious food to supplement awesome cocktails.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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katieacw636260619210824000
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Went on a Friday. They did the thing where they​ fabricate a line to make it seem busier than it is. DJ was terrible and didn't know how to mix. He would scratch records for no reason and did not smoothly integrate his tracks. Overall not a good experience and I wouldn't go back.

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gabriellacristiano273769
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J'ai fait une réservation par leur site web environ 2 semaines avant l'événement que j'ai organisé pour fêter ma petite soeur. J'ai bien inscrit sur cette réservation que c'était pour un 18e anniversaire, nous avons même appelé à cet endroit pour confirmer que nous serions plus de personnes que sur la réservation originale et tout était beau. À notre arrivée, nous avons eu un accueil vraiment horrible, en plus de nous refuser l'entrée, les hommes à la porte étaient arrogants. À éviter !

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David L
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The place was gre...

The place was great, the tapas were excellent, we also like how the place goes into night club mode after supper, but we hated the waitress. She was horrendous; she was confusing bills and getting frustrated... at us! Ain't planning to go there again just because of her.

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Will N
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Happy hour specials and more!

Great ambiance and decor! They also have a huge banquette area which can fit a large party of people. Show up early for their 2 for 1 happy hour specials on weekdays as the bartender makes some amazing drinks!

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June 5, 2019

We had so much fun!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 1, 2019

It was my birthday party with some friends, our reservation had been cancelled at the last minute whereas some of my friends where already there, so the rest of us came in and there were no places available, we've waited for 10 minutes and couldn't even have a table whereas some were free and completely available, finally we left and went to another bar, clearly one of the worst service I've ever experienced in my life, clearly don't recommend it, extremely disappointed, my birthday reservation with a few friends hasn't been handled properly, we ran out of time, we've planned for so long to go there for my 21st birthday and it was an absolute disaster.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

May 25, 2019

Great food wonderful staff love the location

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 28, 2019

#Lit !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 7, 2019

Loved the experience, but felt constantly pushed to buy more drinks. The staff was fantastic, but we felt watched at all times. Hurry up, buy more or leave. The drinks were over iced, and therefore were very weak for the price. Food was very good! But a little pricey. Overall, lots of fun.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 5/5

February 27, 2019

Love love love

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 9, 2018

Great place...Great food...great music... But...have to chase down service all the time.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

November 17, 2018

Great service, good food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 17, 2018

Perfect place for a late night meal and drinks for tourists.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 12, 2018

We had changed the number of guests for the reservation through the santos website from 2-5 and received a confirmation email the day before however when we arrived at the restaurant the hostess told us that our reservation had not been changed and that we should have called. Santos should not be sending a confirmation email letting the customer know that the changes had been confirmed if calling the restaurant was still required. As a result we had to sit at two separate tables as this was the best they could do to accommodate the situation.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 2/5

October 1, 2018

Loved the food especially the short rib tacos. Oysters were perfection! Our server was lovely the music and atmosphere was awesome.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 21, 2018

Amazing night with latin music and latin american inspired food!! Just incredible

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 8, 2018

Grea5 time and great staff

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 16, 2018

Great service , the waitress was wonderful! So was the chef! We loved all the food, ordered Half the menu and every bite was fant

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 12, 2018

The food was great, the drinks were creative and tasty and the bar turned into a club basically after 10pm and the atmosphere was awesome. We wanted to have a fun night out and we did!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 13, 2018

We went to Santos for a Bachelorette Party and we had a blast. The food was very good, the music was fun and the service was on point. I would highly recommend for a night out.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2018

Loved it!! The food was amazing!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 5, 2018

We had a great experience. The food was phenomenal. The drinks were exceptional and the service (Lara) was very appreciated. Will definitely be back and will be highly recommending this restaurant to others.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 28, 2018

Cool atmosphere and cordial, attentive service. However, the food was much too “seasoned” with salt. The cocktails were also lacking finesse of being well blended, instead reminding more of a cheap chain restaurant than a standalone establishment. If the food and drinks improved, we would return.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 5/5

July 26, 2018

really nice waiter, super slow service, never got all the food we ordered and paid for. Ladies night is fun, but be prepared for slow service

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

June 28, 2018

I was very disappointed by the service overall. The waiter wouldn’t let a couple in because the man was wearing shorts and we came for dinner. When we finally got in, the server had no idea what was in the menu and left us there for an hour. I had to go get the server downstairs several times. After we ordered a bottle, they harassed us immediately, asking us who would pay the bill. It was not fun. I am VERY disappointed by Santos service. It was supposed to be Latino Wednesday night and they kicked everyone out of the club at 1:30am. Absolute shit. If you have other options for a place to go out, make the right decision and stay home, you’d be better served by your dog.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 1/5

May 30, 2018

Five stars. Best ladies night out in forever!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 19, 2018

Amazing time! Loved everything! Cute waiter! ;)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 6, 2018

Had a group of 24 people come in for dinner and therefore had a set menu. Ambiance was good, but food portions were too small considering the number of people we were. We received dishes to share amongst ourselves, but considering the portion, some people didn't get to try certain things. One dish would be shared amongst 5-6 people and since we were pretty hungry, it didn't really satisfy our hunger.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

April 28, 2018

Amazing experience. Atmosphere was perfect, food was delish, and the DJ was on fire. Overall had a great night out.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 25, 2018

Perfect place for a ladies night!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 21, 2018

Weird smell

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

April 11, 2018

Every time I walk into Santos, whether it be for dinner or just for drinks, I'm reminded of just why I call it my home in the old port. Food was amazing, service was on point (special thanks to our waiter Jamil and Santos' manager Chino) and the overall ambiance truly captures what restaurant hospitality is all about. Those are some of the many reasons why I keep coming back and why this place has been going strong for 11 years now!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 9, 2018

I had my birthday there over the past weekend with a reservation of 15+. They were clearly under staffed and stressed. The waiters and manager were rude. I witnessed the manager yelling at one of his bus boys right in front of me; very unprofessional. Certain courses of our meal took almost an hour to arrive. It took everything for the waitress to accommodate my lactose intolerant friend, not to mention she mistakenly told her a certain product had no lactose when it did. One of my friend's who arrived late waited almost 30 minutes for a chair to sit at our table; a chair I had to get for him from the bar. The manager had assured me that if extra people of my reservation were to arrive before midnight that there would not be an issue. Four of my friends were not allowed inside at 10:45 because it was transition time between club and restaurant. The bouncers were beyond rude to them. Considering I'm a loyal customer of Santos who has reserved on numerous occasions for groups of 20 or more, you would think they would accommodate or at least give an accurate estimated waiting time to my four friends waiting in the cold. The manager's excuse was that they were at capacity, but I guess that members of the Impact as well as friends of the bouncers are allowed straight inside. Santos has lost MANY customers who will not be returning because of this night. There are numerous clubs and bars in Montreal that aren't pretentious and disrespectful.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 1/5

March 19, 2018

DJ’s selection of songs was not current enough to our taste

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

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