SeaSalt & Ceviche +18 Years

3.9
46 reviews
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Seasalt & Ceviche Bar takes you on a journey straight to the heart of the old port of montreal. Try our fresh, authentic cuisine served up in a warm, friendly atmosphere. The comforts of a home-cooked meal meet adventurous flavors in every dish, alongside classic cocktails. Come and enjoy a pure culinary pleasure at Seasalt & Ceviche Bar where the atmosphere is relaxed and chic. Introducing new tastes, discover with friends our new menu meticulously prepared by our Chef, whose reputation is well established.Sharing these specialties and a memorable dining experience. Our bar, with a remakable style, offers you a varied choice of world wines and various cocktails and spirits.The establishment, located in the heart of Old Montreal. Dj on the spot,
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New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

All the food was very good!
Octopus highly recommended !
Salmon ceviche also awesome, unlike any I have had before...
Caesar salad with Halumi was delicious! (and I have had my share of “ok” Caesar salads...)
Gambas was ok - could have used more seasoning - a little more salt even!
Lovely to be seated on the terrace on a beautiful summer night.
A great evening out!

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Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 5

For a seafood restaurant, you’d expect more than minced lobster in the lobster roll. The atmosphere on the patio was lovely, but the servers were over-taxed.

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K
Montreal
16 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

I’ve been to this place several times .... but this time I was really disappointed. Went with my boyfriend and immediate family. Felt like this resto became a tourist trap because of its location.
Food was very average and the service was not omg special.
My lobster roll was stale and not very tasty.
Anyhow we are done with it, tons of amazing resto with incredible food! Unless we start hearing that their food has improved Ed we will pass on it!

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Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

It’s overrated. The food was ok. We waited so long for the waitress to notice us every time we needed something. I guess because she was a beginner.
If I ever go back it would be for a drink but not for the food that’s for sure.

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AC
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

I travel solo for work quite a bunch so I like a spot where I can sit at the bar and eat and not feel too out of place eating on my own. The bar here worked well enough for that. If I return I will sit on the left hand side instead since behind my seat on the right was an extremely busy corridor to the kitchen. The food was good - I had the seafood paella - and the atmosphere was lively and exactly what I was looking g for that night.

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F
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Just the terrace worth a visit at this place. It’s a summer place. Food is average, service is average except for the hostesses who make sure you get a nice table. So it depends what you are looking for. Good in general.

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K
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Service is very bad, food is very salty like the name of the restaurant. Will never go back.

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JS
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 4

We were a party of 6 and never got our main courses. There was a private party and they seriously forgot to bring us any food. Why not close the restaurant on a Saturday night instead of leaving us hungry????

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CC
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

We reserved via OpenTable, where one of the options clearly was "Table" or "Bar" seating. I went with my older aunt, who has knee and back problems, so we clearly requested a table. Upon arrival, the very snotty blonde hostess told us that we'd be at the bar since"they didn't guarantee any table seating". I talked to her manager and she promptly found us a table. Sadly this table was right under a speaker with pretty loud music right above us (this was also 7 PM). I asked the hostess again if we could change seats or if they could lower the volume a tad, which was met with an icy "No...".

Our server, however, saved the night. He was fantastic and understanding. He managed to lower the volume a bit to normal restaurant levels, and was very friendly throughout dinner.

Now, food-wise, I am south american/spanish and I can say that it leaves a lot to be desired. The "Ceviches" are extremely expensive for otherwise 4-5 slices of sashimi (not really a ceviche at all). The paella was salty and soggy. Everything else was overpriced.

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JB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Great seating on the terrace,
Great service
Great food!
Our out of town guests loved it.
Thank you

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S
Montreal
36 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great food and great atmosphere sitting on the terrace! The bathrooms, however, are absolutely disgusting.

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OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We went here during the Grand Prix weekend to enjoy some drinks and food on the patio. It was very busy, but our server was great and attentive. The patio was lovely, and had an energetic atmosphere. But the menu prices were jacked up for Grand Prix, which for a local was pretty annoying knowing that what we ordered was costing us $5 more per item than if we went on a regular weekend! We ordered the ceviche which was very flavourful and tasted great! But they had run out of tortilla chips, and we had to ask to get bread or something with our ceviche. And then it took about 20 minutes for our bread to come! So that was a bit disappointing that they didn’t think ahead and bring the bread with the ceviche. But Overall we enjoyed our meal at SeaSalt!

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TE
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Food was very very good, however service was slow even though their wasnt a lot of people. Also, we asked the waitress to split our bill a certain way but it was way off & they did not have anymore oysters. Furthermore, the food was too expensive for the portions we got.

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AT
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Good vibes but not the best of service.. waited more than 2 hours for our food

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m
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful waiter delicious food

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AL
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 4

I made a reservation to eat here on Friday night and was surprised to be seated at the bar upon arrival. Had I known that a reservation for two here meant sitting at a crowded bar, I would’ve gone somewhere else. This place is highly overhyped (probably because of the neon sign on the wall honestly) and not worth the price tag. Go to Macro for an actual high end seafood experience.

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S
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We were charged for an entree we wanted but "they were out of"; we did not get it but paid for it. We did not notice this until after we had left. No response to my call or email. We had to leave the city the next day. Excellent quality food. $$$ prices. Good service (3waiters). Great wine list. We WOULD go again, BUT pay better attention to the bill!

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Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 2

Good experience.... but had to wait 20 minutes for a waiter to serve us and that was only after we waved down a bus boy to ask him what the heck was going on

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OT
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 4

If you are going on a special holiday, like Mother's day (as I did) CALL AHEAD. They had a set menu with only two dishes that had seafood. Online they made no indication of any mother's Day specials so I mistakenly promised my mom and grandmother seafood...

Service: Not a great experience overall. The upsetting thing with the service is is that they seemed to have a lot of waiters, a 3/4 full terrace (no one inside), and still we didn't get enough attention.

To break it down, the first issue is that we were served by what seems to be 3 different waiters. The first served us water and said they would be back for our drink order. A different person came back to take our drink and food order.  We ended up getting our food before our drinks.

We then we're never approached by another waiter the entire time. Never asked for second drinks, asking for dessert / coffees. 

Also, our table was unbalanced(not the issue)  so I asked a busboy to fix it and he said he would be right back. He then proceeded to talk to other waiters, clean other tables, and avoid coming back. We then had to get a waiter who sent a different busboy.

And finally had to ask a different waiter for the bill as no one came to check on us.

Food: The food was really good and the two seafood options (lobster and crab) with eggs were delicious. If the full menu was available I would be able to comment more.

Overall the issue was with the service and them not making customers aware of the set menu beforehand. I would have loved to try the seafood options and treat my family to what I promised. 

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S
Montreal
41 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Returned here with some family members and they loved it as much as I do. The food is always fresh and delicious and I love the decor. Will continue to go back!

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FE
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 1Ambience 1

The food was pretty good, but the ambiance and the waitstaff weren't. Also, the place becomes pretty sleazy later in the evening.

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Outstanding flavors and seafood options. Service is very attentive and friendly. Food is prepared slowly, so be patient, but the presentation is excellent. Atmosphere is noisy and "shabby chic", tres casual. Would definitely go again.

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Calgary
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved this restaurant! The food was amazing, the DJ played great music, and the servers were very friendly. We especially loved the crab cakes!

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 5

Waitresses was very inexperienced. We got over charged, due to a ticket mix up but the manager immediately contacted us to return to the restaurant for reimbursement.

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SP
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great ambiance, music was good and the service at the bar was excellent!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 5Ambience 2

The food was awful but the waiter was very nice. This place was highly recommend and it was very disappointing

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IP
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Ambiance and location are great, but the food misses a lot of flavour...salmon tartare was okay but nothing amazing and the chicken dish had no flavour at all! Also, they didn’t have anymore bottle of Rieisling white wine and the seafood dish, which was deceiving. would come back there to grab a drink but not for a meal.

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k
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

L'entrée était excellente (ceviche et tartare de thon... quoi qu'on aurait pris du pain) et le plat principal (nous avons toutes les 3 pris les tagliatelles) correct. Les fruits de mer très bons mais le plat était froid. La place et l'ambiance très bien.

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NO
New England
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We made a reservation on open table and was told we had to sit at the bar. My date ordered a Cabernet and we were told the restaurant was out. On a Friday night. Really?

The food was very good. Out appetizers came out quick and were delicious but the entrées took an exceptionally long time.

It was a good dining experience but very loud with a DJ playing music.

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JM
Montreal
23 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 1

Food was ok, slightly overpriced. I don’t appreciate the card machine suggesting a 25% tip, with the possibility to go down to 18%. Especially with very mediocre service.

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RO
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 3Food 1Service 5Ambience 4

Very expensive for what it is
Food was not good at all
Great service tho
But again never going back to eat

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MA
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 4Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

Service was excellent but the food .. not so good.
Fish Tacos no flavour
Chicken breast replaced by guinea fowl.. like a piece of boiled chicken , dry very plain not enjoyable
Oysters wet good although not served with horseradish we had to ask
Shrimp A-1
Kale salad good
Had a 4 drinks. 4 people
Cost $284 plus tip .. not worth it

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BK
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our New Year's dinner at Sea Solt and Ceviche was absolutely fantastic!
Great food , excellent service , friendly staff, nice interior design.
I would definitely recommend this place and we are planing to visit again in the future .
Visiting from Toronto:-)
Cheers

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Food is pretty expensive for what is on the plates but Other than that the place is beautiful and the service was nice

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Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 4

Le service et l’ambiance étaient très bien. Nous étions assis au bar, samedi à 20h. La musique est assez forte mais à deux, on arrivait à s’entendre. L’endroit est très joli. La qualité de la nourriture cependant nous a laissés sur notre appétit. Tartare de saumon, cocktail de crevettes, huîtres, linguine aux fruits de mers, mac&cheese au homard. Tout était très très très ordinaire. Nous n’y retournerons pas à cause de la nourriture.

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MB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Very disappointed. We were visiting Canada for the weekend sand we were recommend this spot and booked a TABLE days in advance. Opentable prompted me to select “table seating” or “bar seating” and I chose table seating because I was surprising my boyfriend for our birthday (we have the same bday.) arranged the whole trip around a few bars and places to eat and we were going to eat our birthday dinner here. Once we got there the hostess told us they didn’t have a table for two and didn’t reserve tables for 2 since they had big parties coming in that night. We asked to speak to a manager because we had booked a TABLE. We had been to other bars prior to dinner just to kill time before our reservation and could’ve easily have eaten at one of those places instead of coming to this place. The manager convinced us to sit at the bar while open tables remained unoccupied all around us and a couple of 2 people were eating right next to us. The waitstaff mockingly asked us repeatedly how our meals and drinks were and giggled to each other. Would not recommend.

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EC
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best service I experienced in years in montreal. Thank toi Christophe B. for your etiquette and class. Food was amazing too!

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TA
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 4Ambience 5

Ambience is amazing. Last time at S&C was in May. I came back to get that same delicious meal and unfortunately the same items were ordered and the taste was completely different. The grilled octopus was very disappointing. More potato than octopus. And the potato was bland and tasted simply boiled. The lobster Mac and cheese was also disappointing. In May, it was creamy and full of flavour. Now, hardly any lobster taste. The Ceviche was great!!! Well done. Oysters were great. Beet salad was good. Candied nuts were good. Overall, atmosphere was great like always. Service was good!

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JJ
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

J'y ai passé une EXCELLENTE soirée avec des amies: service impeccable, repas succulent, belles rencontres & le DJ a su me garder en mouvement non-stop!💃🏽

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J
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 1Food 2Service 2Ambience 1

A big rip off.
25$ for valet parking
15$ for a drink that was literally flavoured water
Branzino was average, but was served with 3 cubes of turnip and 1 pepper.
Would definitely not recommend this place to a friend.

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