Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

L'Entrecote St-Jean

2022, rue Peel (boul. de Maisonneuve O.) Send to Phone
514-281-6492
If you're seeking a decent steak frites downtown this is the place to go, but don't look for anything else --- it's not on the menu.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

* Click here for rating key

L'Entrecote St-Jean Restaurant Review

: Located at the heart of the downtown business district, and surrounded by banks and large hotels, L'Entrecôte St-Jean is the go-to place for steak frites. The room is fitted with brass railings and long clean benches that occupy a large portion of the restaurant's real estate. It caters to a generally upscale business crowd and the menu is even more elitist: the only option is steak (with a daily soup and/or a salad and/or a dessert. The one soup du jour --- cream of broccoli --- may be uninspired, but is nicely done nonetheless. The salad is a spare assortment of lettuce, walnuts, and a simple vinaigrette. But the main course sirloin or striploin steak in a mild yet tasty mustard sauce with matchstick french fries is satisfying, though French (small) in portion. Profiteroles for dessert go down easy; try not to overdose. They're filled with ice cream and covered with bittersweet chocolate sauce. Service is friendly and professional. Wines are well chosen and French.



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.