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Roberto's besides their gelato

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BLM Apr 17, 2007 09:25 PM

I just happened to pass by Roberto's on Monday of this week(they're closed on Mondays). How's the food at Roberto's? Usually I only go there for their Italian gelato, & get nothing else. From checking out their menu, it looks interesting. One dish, slow roasted piglets looks very tempting.

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  1. cherylmtl RE: BLM Apr 18, 2007 08:37 AM

    I had dinner there a while back, and it was very nice - I was with a group of about 12 people, and we ordered a pretty varied selection of menu items, all of which were pretty good (I had the osso bucco). Food was good quality, portions were huge (although this is not a plus in my books), prices were quite reasonable considering, and although others raved about the desserts, there was no way, after managing only half of my dinner, that I could attempt another bite...It's Italian comfort food (I actually went there on the recommendation of an Italian friend of mine, who was with our group that evening).

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      BLM RE: cherylmtl Apr 18, 2007 04:47 PM

      Thanks for your feedback. Their restaurant is upstairs? Is it also open for lunch?

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        SnackHappy RE: BLM Apr 19, 2007 12:00 PM

        The restaurant is indeed upstairs. It's open for lunch tuesday to friday.

        http://www.restaurantroberto.com/

        I've never had anything but the gelato there, though. I guess I could put it on my list of places to check out.

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      BLM RE: BLM Jul 28, 2007 04:27 PM

      Roberto restaurant was last Saturday's fine dining review in the Montreal Gazette. This time reviewed by Brian Kappler(Lesley Chesterman's regular replacement when she's off). It got three stars(out of 4) by Brian.

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        lagatta RE: BLM Jul 28, 2007 07:55 PM

        Does anyone remember Robertos years and years before, when it was on the other side of the street, had no d├ęcor, served simple pasta dishes - as well as gelato, of course - and was a byob?

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