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Van Horne - CLOSED

1268, Ave Van Horne, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1K6, Canada
+1 514-508-0828
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
3 Feb 2015
“Can't wait to go back”
18 Oct 2014
“Specatular Tasting Menu for Anniversary Dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1268, Ave Van Horne, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1K6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Everytime someone asks me for an awesome restaurant in Montreal, I recommend Van Horne. We were a group of 4 and we all absolutely loved our experience. The food was fantastic, the service was perfect (the chef even came to present the dessert himself) and...More

1  Thank Mafarlouche
Reviewed 18 October 2014

My girlfriend and I had a specatular dinner at Van Horne for our second anniversary. We ordered the tasting menu (strangely no longer on the website's menu, but I called a day earlier to confirm they still had it .... I believe we had to...More

Thank Kristen G
Sylvie L, Propriétaire at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2014

Dear KristenGe, We remember you and it was a real pleasure to serve you! Thank you very much for your kind comments. We hope to see you soon! Sylvie and the Team!

Reviewed 1 August 2014

This was definitely one of the top meals of my life. My boyfriend took me to Van Horne for my post birthday celebration. I have been wanting to visit for a while, and am pretty sad I waited so long. The food is simply incredible....More

Thank zushmoo
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Maybe I was a bit apprehensive because of it's minimalist menu, maybe because they used to ask for a credit card to hold a reservation (they don't anymore)... But boy am I glad I finally came around to trying this gem of a restaurant! First,...More

1  Thank dafeist
Sylvie L, Propriétaire at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Hello! Thank you very much for your kind words. We remember you :) We are glad you liked the sea urchin as the chef, Jens Ruoff, made it special for your table. It is difficult to please everybody when it comes for the level of...More

Reviewed 11 May 2014

We got introduce to this restaurant by some friend. This place deserves more advertising. The atmosphere is really cosy. The service is exceptional, we`ve mentioned to our host that we were there to celebrate our wedding anniversary and the staff made sure to highlight our...More

Thank Simon G
Sylvie L, Owner at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2014

Dear Simon, It was a pleasure to have you at Le Van Horne. Thank you very much for your nice comments. As you have noticed, we are a small team: Chef Jens Ruoff, one cook, one sommelier, one waiter and everyone of us is concerned...More

Reviewed 16 January 2014

Yesterday on the 15th of january, first day of Van Horne's reopening, we reserved a table for three and and was suggested the 5 course tasting menu witch we ordered. These kind of restaurants are usually my favorites, offering accessable fine dining tasting experiences. Arriving...More

1  Thank thedyer100
Sylvie L, Owner at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2014

Dear TheDyer100, We are glad that the Montreal gastronomy scene can count on a new food critic.But we wonder very much who in fact you are making a favor by writing this wonderful review. Very suspicious indeed. The fact that you decide to write it...More

Reviewed 29 September 2013

I am always weary when I go to a restaurant that has got so many good reviews as Van Horne. I'm afraid of being disappointed. But that was certainly not the case this time. We took the Menu Dégustation -5 courses with portions just big...More

Thank Last64
Sylvie L, Owner at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments about our cuisine and our restaurant. It was a real pleasure to serve you and we hope you will visit us again soon. On behalf of all the staff, thank you again!

Reviewed 23 August 2013

What a great breath of fresh air, great food, great service, warm, friendly...all the things one is looking for when one heads out to have a meal and a relaxing time. The wine list is even invested in by ownership...I read "bburnett's" comments and maybe...More

Thank BrianSCDN
Sylvie L, Owner at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2013

Dear Brian, Thank you very much for your comments! As you said, we are absolutely Farm to Table and we often proposed unusual greens, vegetables and fish to Van Horne that makes the experience unique. We are happy that you like the wine list also,...More

Reviewed 28 May 2013

This restaurant is a gem. From the warm service to the eclectic art, we felt immediately at ease upon arrival. Then the food blew our minds. While it's true that portions are small, we found that the artistry, thoughtfulness, and ingredients within each plate (in...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 24 March 2013

We went with another couple to this restaurant because of a review in a book. The menu is very samll, with no descriptions. Items are listed as a series of ingredients such as egg, pleurotte, sage, grain. Dishes resemble description. The very expensive appetizers (15...More

Thank Jeannie050
Sylvie L, Owner at Van Horne, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2013

Dear Jeannie, Your comments are painful. First of all, I have to say that your quotes about the prices on our menu are wrong. You probably had a very expensive wine bottle to accompanied your meal :) please check our menu and prices on line....More

Outremont, a quaint residential district just north of
Downtown, is a peaceful, low-key setting known for its
mod cafes and bistros, and some of the best walking
territory Montreal has to offer. Visitors can explore
the flowering parks and manor estates of Maplewood
Street, then window-shop the popular bakeries and
coffeehouses on main arteries of Chemin de la
Côte-Sainte-Catherine and Rue Van Horne. The modern
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1268, Ave Van Horne, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1K6, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Outremont metro station
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Outremont
  • Neighbourhood: Outremont
  • Phone Number: +1 514-508-0828
  • E-mail
Rated 5 Stars by Guide Resto Voir, the 6th Best New Restaurant in Canada according to EnRoute Magazine and 3 Diamonds from AAA/CAA, The Van Horne offers a contemporary gastronomic cuisine with focus on local ingredients.
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