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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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BEER AVG
3.88/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
160
Reviews:
6,447
Ratings:
15,706
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
98
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
239
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
5.86%
 
 
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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

29 Av Laurier O
Montréal, Quebec, H2T 2N2
Canada

(514) 490-9555 | map
www.dieuduciel.com

Notes:
Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:00am

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Reviews: 135 | Ratings: 239
Reviews by HardTarget:
Photo of HardTarget
4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Ah, the famous Dieu Du Ciel.
A fair walk down from the Laurier Metro stop, closer to 5 or 6 blocks than the 3 advertised, but well worth the hike and through a decent neighborhood.
It seems to be in a working class neighborhood with families walking by. You can see the fermentation vats through the windows outside, and once inside by the bar. Nice art in the place, but it’s surprisingly small (at least to me). Close quarters, but we were the first people to walk in on a Wednesday, so we got the best table up by the windows where we could people watch outside. Fake granite floor tiles, wooden chairs and nice copper covered tables, fairly dark overall. The bar is nice with a great bottle collection displayed (I noted the Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock bottle: drool).
After ordering a sample of every beer they had on tap (9 beers) I grabbed a French version of Scrabble (different scores on letters?) off the bar and watched my wife whip my butt (kept her happy while I scribbled notes).
Great music at a nice level, it was easy to hear yet easy to talk as well. They were playing Beastie Boys, Nirvana, Reggae, and French pop.
The smoke that others mention wasn’t really an issue for us so early, but the lingering ash tray and stale beer smell so common in most bars made it difficult to smell the beers.
All in all, very happy with my visit and all but one of the beers were excellent: the Scottish beer wasn’t pleasant at all.
The wait staff was very nice, tolerated our English, and suggested Toi, Moi & Café just a couple blocks down Laurier on the corner (past Esplanade) which was a great light dinner and dessert (with great coffee).
A must visit if in Montreal (heck, even if in this part of Canada).

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LanceH
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of gphilli9
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

My favourite place in Montreal to grab a quality beer. I'm genuinely excited when I enter Brasserie Dieu du Ciel - although anxious too because it is always busy and sometimes a struggle to find a seat. DDC has a wonderful selection of beers on tap. Like many others who visit, I'm partial to their incredible IPA's (e.g. Moralite, Disco Soleil, etc), but there is a beer to match anyone's taste. Their food is also good (charcuterie boards, home made pizza's, and more). My only complaint is that the service is sometimes a tad slow. This is due, however, to it being so busy, rather than inattentive.

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Photo of doctorpepperguy
4.7/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of iRikal
4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of cadaugherty
4.26/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DevonSheridan
4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Wonderful brewery and bar in Montreals Mile End. Beer lovers delight. Sweet selection. They had five stouts on draft so me and my girlfriend were in flavor heaven. If you're from out of town, be cool and come here.

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Photo of JimT01851
4.36/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of QCHopper
4.3/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

The Montreal location is the original brewery, they have opened another spot up north. The one in Montreal is convenient for most locals and tourists. They have about 20 lines dedicated to their products and will sometimes have some of their products in bottles too. They make good beer but It's a small place and gets crowded real quick. They get a lot of younger people there, a lot of students but also an older crowd and it doesn't get so noisy you can't hear yourself. The food is what you might expect from a pub and the menu is pretty limited (pizza, grilled cheese, ect...). All and all it's a great location for afternoon drinks or an evening out but I wouldn't go for dinner

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Photo of HehTheKid
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.06/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of Max8787
4.11/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jo99
4.26/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Top 5 au Canada!

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Photo of Kvezeau
3.99/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Gatch
4.66/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Now this is exactly how I imagined a brasserie would look like! Great beers aside, the vibe of this place is incredible. Great bar and seating areas, helpful and knowledgeable staff, and some solid nachos! Be aware, though, that it's a bit of a walk from the Metro (and it was pretty darn cold at this time).

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4.29/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of TBonez477
4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of AlvinLin
4.9/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of theDuck
3.75/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jaydee01
4.2/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Photo of KJ2013
4.84/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.83/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of CATVDK
4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of CDCNAM
4.32/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jrempel
4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! in Montréal, QC, Canada
98 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.