Bistro Nolah

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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Contemporary Southern
We named our restaurant Bistro Nolah, an acronym for New Orleans, out of a love for the style
of comfort food they serve down south. This style of food is the inspiration behind some of the dishes we serve at Nolah
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Réveillon du Nouvel An 2020 / 90$ par personne 4 services / New Year’s Eve 2020 Special Menu for this night. $90 per person 4 courses / Menu sera affiché sur notre page Facebook/ Menu will be posted on our Facebook page

Tuesday, 31 December, 2019

What 847 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.6
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.4
Value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DA
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

We’ve been trying to get there for a while...always having to cancel due to life!!! All I can say is ‘Outstanding’ brunch...the food was incredible

MY
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Once again Bistro Nolah delivered great food and service!!! Always enjoy dining here, whether it is for the Sunday brunch or evening dinner.

FJ
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant is always amazing!!
There was a really loud group while we were there and because it’s a small place it was a bit overpowering, but that’s not the restaurant’s fault.
Overall it was a perfect and delicious birthday dinner. The shrimp and grits were incredible!

SA
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing chefs and amazing staff and amazing service !

C
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food is absolutely delicious. The grits are to die for.

p
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Ambiance agréable et service courtois et attentionné. En entrée, le potage de lentille était succulent. En plat principal, la salade du midi avec trois morceaux de poulet croustillants cuits au beurre était délicieuse. Le poulet était vraiment délicieux. Mon épouse a mangé les crevettes créoles et a beaucoup apprécié son repas.

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CZ
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience1

Good food. Zero ambiance...just too crowded. Tables placed in traffic areas, near bathrooms.

BD
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent, drinks a little overpriced and had Mississippi mud pie for dessert and was slightly disappointed as it was too cold I guess and hard to cut in to. Would return in a heartbeat but won’t order drinks or r dessert.

D
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nolah outdid themselves. Yes Nolah is always good but our meal last week was phenomenal!! Mathew as always was a wonderful attentive host. I love the way he explains the love and expertise that goes into the dishes!! We shared the chicken crisp and gumbo as appetizers. Although the chicken is not my favorite it was extremely tender. I hear the gumbo was perfect as well. We all (4 of us) ordered the blackened filet mignon... absolutely perfect!!! The masterful blend of flavors .. softness if the meat and all around presentation was perfect!! I also suggest the dark and stormy drink; light and refreshing but has a punch :) We shared the beignet (out of this world .. better than the ones in Nolah I think) and the banana foster cheesecake was perfect in its taste .. mix of hot and cold .. just the perfect dessert!! Oh and don’t forget the coffee.. rich and flavorful!! We all left beyond satisfied :) :) :) thank you Nolah !!

MH
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our first meal at Bistro Nolah and the restaurant will definitely be a new favourite. The chef provides a gourmet flourish of intriguing flavour to every dish, from the appetizers to their main specialties. The warm lighting and decor created an inviting ambiance. I loved my blackened catfish served with caviar and a very special sweet potato purée. Next time I will have the shrimp with creamy, cheesy grits that my husband ordered, as it was absolutely delicious too!

n
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great food !!! Service was amazing !! Only thing was the noise level . Too loud . It’s pricey..but deelish. Wouldn’t go often because of $$ but on special occasions .

SD
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants ever, amazing food and service is second to none, I am proud to bring out of town visitors here for business as well as family and friends!

OT
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I loved it. Food was excellent. Service was impeccable. Loved it.

JK
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience2

Extremely noisy for Sunday brunch. No thought to acoustics. And Overpriced.

DD
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I have one problem with this Bistro.....I don't dine there as often as I should !! My wife and I really enjoy the cuisine here. My starter was the sausage gumbo and the dessert was the bread pudding with bourbon sauce (to die for!!)....and everything in between was just as satisfying. Kudos to the chefs and staff !

OT
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was really nice with delicious food and warm service. But the tables were too small and not enough leg room.

AP
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. Really enjoyed the entire meal. The service was excellent

SJ
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Dining a Bistro Nolah is a gastronomic experience. Expect your taste buds to be tingled and look forward to being spoiled by attentive service from knowledgeable wait staff. My wife loves the scallops as they are layered with fantastic flavors and textures. For me, I thoroughly enjoy the Shrimp Creole with Jambalaya. Its my go to dish at Nolah and for the last many years (we've been going there for about 5 years now) and Chef Richard's touch with this dish is never wavering. Same with the scallops. The level of noise due to the small size and high ceiling does not contribute to a romantic time so if you want a quite venue to woo your favorite person go elsewhere. If its great food in authentic New Orleans style and ambiance, then this is the place for you.

TR
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were VERY pleased with our recent visit. Service was impeccable. Food was outstanding.
We will 100 % return and we will refer our friends

SC
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Awesome flavours ...best crab cakes this side of the south. Fried chicken to die for...love this place...suggestion..pls bring the great homemade buns earlier

BF
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service1Ambience4

Service and food were excellent. When I reserved online, however, I was asked if it was for an occasion and if there were any special instructions. Answered that it was for a bday and to please bring over a piece of cake. Very disappointed when this did not happen at the end
of the meal and the waitress told us she never bothered to read it. She even said happy birthday at both the beginning and end of the meal as it was obvious why we were there.

n
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The restraunt refused to take my open table rewards check

MN
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

This is a very nice restaurant which you would expect to be in downtown Montreal but is located in the West Island. The food was delicious and the wait staff were kind and attentive. While this is no fault of the restaurant and perhaps also a general statement on my part, I do find it unfortunate their are some ignorant parents that bring squawking whiny children into a nice restaurant such as Nolah. I am not against well behaved children in a nice restaurant. If your kids are not well behaved, get a baby sitter or go to McDonald's and only come to nice, expensive restaurants when they are behaved. Selfishness seem prevalent these days and inconsideration runs rampant. None of these parents will possibly believe I am referring to them and their kids. After all, they are the best parents in the world and their kids the most precious. The other unfortunate event was, this was for my wife's 60th birthday. I was not at all impressed that after having a relatively costly meal (i.e. $13,00 for a small salad entree) that they couldn't find it in their heart to provide just a small piece of cake to highlight the evening. For me, a small gesture like that goes a long way. Sadly, it is all about the money and that disappoints me. They would rather I buy a dessert. Instead, they actually loose a returning customer. I know there are many other restaurants with similar policies, so I don't want to single out Nolah. But many of the restaurants I do frequent and return often - do provide this simple gesture, they value my returning to their restaurant. Sorry for the rant, but those are two issues I have with any upscale establishment, I do consider Nolah upscale.

KG
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It wasn’t my first time there, but every time I eat there, the food is absolutely amazing. The staff is very friendly and welcoming, and the ambiance is perfect.

TB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food options, the fried chicken was amazing. Had a great time and will return.

h
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

The only down side of our dinner was the placement of our table. We were right next to the kitchen and I mean right next to it. It was if the table was placed as an afterthought. it was quite uncomfortable. The service and food were very good.

BT
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful date night at Nolah. Everything from food, service and ambiance was perfect! We're definitely recommending to others!

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you for your attention

N
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Toujours un plaisir de se restorer à cet endroit. Merveilleux service et excellente bouffe et vin!

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JM
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very pleasant and handled a good allergy well.

B
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

i always go to nolah with no problems...this time was different. they did not give us our table and said they were keepting for a table of 5....that never happened. they gave us the chef's table near the kitchen door and window, we were hit all the time with the waiters, glasses dropped, etc., and they tried t make it seem like it was our honour to be sitting there. worst table in the house if you ask me. waitress took forever to take our order, people who came in after us got served before us, not cool. must say was very disappointed this time around. only saving grace was your food.

MA
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

HAd a very nice evening. Great food. A little noisy. Will return for sure :)

MB
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Awesome restaurant. The food was exquisite. The service left nothing to be desired. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone that wants a nice New Orleans type food experience. Definitely worth it.

JK
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Great service, great staff. We were seated immediately after we came and our waiter was very nice. Food wasn't as good as I remember from the first time I visited. The oysters were bland and we felt it relied a little too much on the sauce. Chicken special was good and sweet but was probably missing something acidic or salty. Shrimp and gritz was good. I would probably come back but not anytime soon.

PR
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Pork Creole was very tasty. My wife and I ordered 4 entrees that we just had to try.
Great Service and tasty food.

OT
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was great as usual, we don’t go very often and I’d say it doesn’t change dramatically but it has always been reliable tasty and that’s why people’s love it. The waitress was both efficient and very sweet.

DB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very authentic cuisine! with beautiful presentation!......just as we remembered it from our trips to New Orleans!!
The gumbo was delicious and the shrimp jambalaya had just the right amount of smokiness......and be sure to leave room for the amazing bread pudding!!
Thank you for being here so we don't have to travel so far so we can get our "fix" of cajun and relive our fond memories!

S
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Staff is very nice and friendly.Liked the idea of the little tasters they had as a complimentary drink. Food was good and I was sitting beside a blogger where we were able to see different types of food and her opinion for the next visit.

OT
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We stayed for 2 hours, we did not feel rushed or anything. Good experience overall!

EM
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Bistro Nolah has been terrific each time I have eaten there. Lunch, brunch and supper choices are all fantastic and well presented. Service is always excellent. The only negative is the noise level which can be very high if the restaurant is full

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