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askher Apr 25, 2008 03:35 PM

I am heading to Game 5 (if necessary...hopefully, yet hopefully not, lol) of Montreal vs Philadelphia. I need some suggestions for a nice place to grab a meal pre-game within walking distance of the Bell Centre / Queen Elizabeth. I am travelling with my grandmother. Both of us enjoy good food and are not picky eaters. I really wanted to try Au Pied Du Cochon, but after mapquesting seems like it is out of walking distance. Any good suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, and Go Habs!

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    mangermtl2 RE: askher Apr 25, 2008 04:44 PM

    Brasserie Brunoise is across the street from the Bell Centre....perfect place for
    pre-game meal.
    Check out their website: www.brunoise.ca

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      riboflavinjoe RE: askher Apr 25, 2008 07:48 PM

      Be sure to reserve a spot at Brasserie Brunoise!

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        westaust RE: askher Apr 27, 2008 12:31 AM

        Brasserie Brunoise is a good choice
        otherwise depending on your budget, there is il campari centro corner de la montagne and rene-levesque (classic italian fares), la couple which i've never been on the other side of de la montagne, also have a pre game prix fixe dinner.

        how far you want to walk, there is Alexandre on Peel between maisonneuve and ste-catherine, which is a french bistro

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          Fritzy RE: westaust Apr 27, 2008 02:54 PM

          Bis Ristorante 1229 Rue de la Montagne is a comfortable if conventional Italian resto with a big menu, or you could call Mas des Oliviers 1216 Bishop Tel : 514-861-6733 Southern French to see if they could serve you in time for the start of the game.

        2. carswell RE: askher Apr 27, 2008 07:39 AM

          Upscale but with an affordable prix fixe, there's Decca77. www.decca77.com

          Newly opened La Coupole has been running pre-game specials, reportedly with free parking. www.chowhound.com/topics/509584

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