Joe Beef (restaurant)

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Joe Beef
Joe Beef (restaurant) is located in Montreal
Joe Beef (restaurant)
Restaurant information
Established 2005
Current owner(s) Allison Cunningham, David McMillan, Frédéric Morin and 376 Victoria Group
Chef David McMillan, Frédéric Morin
Food type Steaks and seafood
Dress code Casual, informal or business
Street address 2491 Notre Dame Street West
City Montreal
State Quebec
Postal/ZIP Code H3J 1N6
Country Canada
Coordinates 45°28′59″N 73°34′30″W / 45.482972°N 73.575126°W / 45.482972; -73.575126Coordinates: 45°28′59″N 73°34′30″W / 45.482972°N 73.575126°W / 45.482972; -73.575126
Seating capacity 75[1]
Reservations Yes

Joe Beef is a restaurant in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Its address is 2491 Notre Dame Street West in the neighbourhood of Little Burgundy, located in the borough of Le Sud Ouest.


Joe Beef was established in late 2005 as a 30-seat restaurant. It expanded to 75 seats in 2011 as a result of the popularity of the restaurant.[1] The restaurant was named in honour of Joe Beef, an Irish-born Montreal tavern owner in the 19th century. It was selected as the 81st best restaurant in the world in 2016 by 50 World's Best Restaurants, the first Canadian restaurant to make the list in six years.


Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain visited Joe Beef restaurant in his program, Anthony Bourdain: Part's Unknown.[2]

New York chef David Chang considers Joe Beef to be his favourite restaurant.[3]


  1. ^ a b Chesterman, Lesley (2011-08-31). "Fine Dining: Joe Beef". The Gazette (Montreal). Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Harrold, Max (2011-12-28). "Chef Anthony Bourdain's day in Montreal". The Gazette (Montreal). Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Leung, Wency (2011-10-19). "Magic meat: Why two of Canada's hottest chefs swear by Spam". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 

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