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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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888 Rue Sainte-Catherine O | Metro McGill, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1E2, Canada (Formerly Reuben's)
+1 514-861-1255
08:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located a few blocks from the Bell Centre, Reuben's is a must before or after the game! Reasonably priced and prompt service make this restaurant a favorite of mine when I'm in town.

Thank Louise S
Tillsonburg, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had high hopes to experience a true Montreal Smoked Meat shop while in the city for the weekend. We had read all of the reviews of the other popular and famous places, but were not very interested in waiting in lines to get into a small diner, which was well away from downtown. Reviews for Reuben's were just as... More 

Thank chilli866
Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a hearty brunch before a 1:00 Habs game. Lots of other likeminded Habs fans so getting food was slow, but understandably so. Server kept us up to date. I couldn't decide btween eggs or a smoked meat sandwich so had a reuban omelet with rye toast on the side, the best of both. Tender and delicious.... More 

Thank Ninkasi99
Exeter, New Hampshire
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reuben's Deli is located on Rue St. Catherine in the center of the city. It is down a steep pair of stairs. We later found an elevator. Going down at first was a bit off-putting, but the restaurant turned out to be nicely outfitted. This was a typical deli. The sandwiches were huge on fresh bread. All were served with... More 

1 Thank L9393NIrobertm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has quick and friendly service, great tasting food and is right in the fun part of town. The smoked meat sandwich tasted great and was served with fries and coleslaw that were just as good. Average price. Great value

1 Thank CorradoL12345
Regina, Canada
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68 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late dinner (around 20:30h) and it was a very nice little walk from our hotel at the Bonaventure. It is located around a ton of other shops (both chain and special to Montreal). But it is centrally located downtown so parking might be difficult if you drive instead of walk. The restaurant feels like a New... More 

1 Thank lunalia
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now, I love coleslaw more than the next person, and they had some amazing coleslaw with the perfect crunch and tanginess. And the smoked meat sandwich was nice and juicy and thick, sigh, how I wish to have one right now. Great road trip food for the drive home and just oh so tasty and made fresh !!

1 Thank Rebecca M
Staten Island, New York
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and I stopped here after the game at the Bell Centre it was a Saturday night and we were looking for a place where we could grab an ice cream shake. We walked in at about 10:10 they closed at 11 they really did not want to serve us at all. Like they were just passing up our... More 

2 Thank John M
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick visit after a walking/shopping day in the area, we had the classic Reuben's Smoked Meat Sandwich and it was really good, kind of big actually (great portion vs price), the service is casual but very attentive, nice work! We really enjoy our meal there and probably come back soon.

1 Thank louisbedett
Halifax, Canada
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was pretty hungover after a night of drinking during the world juniors. Stopped into Reuben's for a late brunch smoked meat sandwich. Got the $12 lunch special that was a sandwich with a pop and fries. Really hit the spot. With that said, I would have made the trek to Schwartz if I had the time and while this place... More 

1 Thank Matt B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
International, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Rue Sainte-Catherine O | Metro McGill, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1E2, Canada (Formerly Reuben's)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-1255
Welcome to Reuben's Restaurant. A visit to Montreal is never complete until you visit Reuben's Restaurant. Built in 1976, Reuben's Restaurant is the home to the finest Montreal smoked meat, steaks and homemade cheesecake. The menu also includes chicken, ribs, seafood, Italian and Greek cuisine, all cooked to perfection and served to you by our friendly staff. The menu has something for everyone. We even serve breakfast 7 days a week, starting at 8 am on weekdays. This busy Montreal landmark also offers wine, beer and cocktails with your meal. To complete the Reuben's experience, a huge piece of fresh homemade cheesecake or carrot cake will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth! Our complete menu is available for take out, to eat at home with your family and friends, or to feel like home in your hotel. We also offer catering services for your corporate meetings, conventions or holiday parties.

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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