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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Seven nights a week, local bands take the stage at Montreal's hottest Jazz bar and bistro. Modavie's spirited setting sets the scene for a night of great tunes, top dining and generous pastis toasting. The bistro's far-reaching wine menu hits just the right notes and helps round off succulent lamb, fish, beef and inspired pasta dishes.
US$16 - US$37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
French, European, Wine Bar, Canadian
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in old Montréal, this restaurant has live music everyday of the week. Modavie has a modern, welcoming and warm decor inside. Food was beyond expectation of French cuisine and so tasty. Patrice was our server and he was so funny and made us felt...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank love2eat2010
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The music and atmosphere at Modavie is wonderful. The food was good, but nothing to write home about. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank trishdixon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Warm and cozy atmosphere. Great live music after 7pm! Our server Josiane was wonderful! She was a lot of fun and made us feel very welcomed. The food is amazing! Get the gravlax! Also, great cocktails and wine selections.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Travelingcouple0413
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place with jazz music and delicious lamb and good service. We had a great time. I recomend the lamb chops.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank j0sephineart
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great ambiance! We ordered two cafe de Brazilian which is a mix of coffee and whiskey with whip cream on top and it was delicious

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Koussei K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Montreal for the weekend for a Habs game and decided to stop at Modavie for a glass of vino before the game. We had excellent and friendly service with our bartendar Josiane. Wines she recommended were excellent and we came back the next...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cathy4cameron
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice ambiance, jazz retro style. good french cuisine, such as mussles, and live jazz music (not sure if everyday)

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 42riccardo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from Toronto - went here for a mid afternoon drink and snack. She was so kind and bubbly - made us feel so welcome. Answered all questions and made AMAZING recommendations about wine (orange wine was so amazing). Will definitely be coming back -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank atlantagrant1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Josiane was a great hostess, friendly and kind, very nice atmosphere, highly recommend!! Also the mussel and fries were delicious great portion size for 2 people!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Olivz16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed everything from the service, interior decor, ambiance and of course the excellent and diverse food and wine options. Highly recommend Modavie! Special thanks to Josiane for taking great care of us!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank peterbJ5324HG
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15 August 2018|
Response from Arnaud R | Reviewed this property |
not sure cause not enough space
6 April 2018|
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Response from Blakey_MissT | Reviewed this property |
Somehow trip advisor always forwards future customers’ questions to raters rather than the restaurant itself!! Not sure what private dining means. It’s rustic and busy but if you get a window table, it could be romantic.
11 August 2017|
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Response from QCern | Reviewed this property |
Rack of lamb is about $40 and it goes down from there. Not cheap, but well worth it.
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