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Visiting Montreal for four days

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ZoeZ Oct 4, 2006 07:40 AM

We are taking the train across Canada at the end of October and after the weekend in Toronto will spend four days in Montreal - very excited and look forward to some great food - Frenchy, steak and whatever gems Hounds can suggest. Love ethnic food (come from LA where there's lots of that). Appreciate your suggestions.

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    Yummy Stuff RE: ZoeZ Oct 6, 2006 02:30 PM

    Sounds like a gorgeous autumn trip. Always wanted to do that with Via Rail... As for resto suggestions there are tons on this board. If u want ethnic food I suggest the multi-ethnic area such as Little Italy, Cotes-des-Neiges, Jean Talon street(Indian food). Bonne Apetite!

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      Bernke RE: ZoeZ Oct 6, 2006 10:14 PM

      can you elaborate on the trip? I'd love to do that. where do you get the train from and where does it take you?

      thanks so much

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        ZoeZ RE: Bernke Oct 10, 2006 05:31 AM

        We are taking the train from Vancouver to Toronto, three nights and four days (arrives in Toronto at 8pm the third day). Stops at Jasper and a few other places but just for half an hour or so each stop. Fare includes all meals, bunk beds in a sleeper and use of the Dome car to see all the sights - lots of leaves turning I hope. Scenery should be just marvellous at this time (or any time) of year. Great price too at the end of the season. Its through VIA railways - you can book on online or through their 877 number.

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        Cinnamon RE: ZoeZ Oct 10, 2006 05:43 AM

        We really loved Bonaparte (Auberge & Restaurant) - it's in a great, pretty part of town as I recall and the food was scrumptious - we got a tasting menu. (Even the ground pepper was delish.)

        447, rue Saint-François-Xavier
        Montréal (Québec) H2Y 2T1
        www.bonaparte.ca

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          QcBoy RE: ZoeZ Oct 12, 2006 05:40 AM

          La Montée de Lait
          Robin des Bois
          Ouzerie
          Tapeo

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