About us

Welcome to Rib’N Reef Steakhouse & Cigar Lounge, a legendary dining destination that has graced Montreal’s culinary landscape since its inception in 1960. For over six decades, we have remained a timeless establishment, setting the standard for excellence in the restaurant scene. Our commitment to exceptional cuisine, unparalleled service, and an unforgettable dining experience has earned us a remarkable reputation. Step into our elegant space, savor the finest cuts of steak. Discover why Rib’N Reef continues to captivate the senses of steak enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.

Ranked as the #81 best steakhouse in the world in 2023. 

See all the way into our kitchen

At Rib N Reef kitchen, we don’t engage in haute cuisine; instead, our emphasis is on meticulous cuisine. People evaluate us based on their personal experience, akin to how athletes are evaluated. Regardless of the number of victories we achieve, the fear of failing persists.

Our Story

Since 1960

Starting as a small family restaurant now Rib'N Reef offers one of the best steak experiences in North America.

The Food

Be sure to try any of our signature dishes - our famous caesar salad prepared table side from scratch. And why not add a little theatre to your evening with a flambéed crepe suzette prepared at your table by our experienced waiters.


Montreal’s Premier fine dining Steakhouse specializing in Dry-Aged USDA prime beef and fresh fish and seafood.
Chef James Kohela

Get to know the Chef and you will start to enjoy dining out even more