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Ghostquatre Sep 10, 2008 07:51 PM

Hi,
I was wondering which restaurant you people consider to have the best value in terms of quality and which restaurant you consider to have the best value in terms of quantity (no all-you-can-eats).

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  1. souschef RE: Ghostquatre Sep 11, 2008 01:28 PM

    In my opinion the best value in terms of quality and quantity is the table d'hote at Europea, unless you happen to be a trencherman. You leave satisfied but not overstuffed.

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      Ghostquatre RE: Ghostquatre Sep 11, 2008 02:17 PM

      Yes please list one restaurant that has good value in terms of quality and list one restaurant that would leave you overstuffed (no all-you-can-eats)

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        kpzoo RE: Ghostquatre Sep 11, 2008 02:48 PM

        > one restaurant that would leave you overstuffed

        Definitely Aux Délices de l'Ile Maurice out in Verdun! Huge portions, a real "character" of a chef/owner, good taste, great value for the $. Off the beaten path for most, but worth a trek. Particularly suited to cold-weather dining - we're talking ultra-hearty fare, from the complimentary fried-cabbage appetizer onwards.

        272 Hickson, 514-768-6023
        MontrealFood.com review: http://www.montrealfood.com/restos/de...
        note that the prices are slightly out of date, but it's only a few dollars more now

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          porker RE: kpzoo Sep 12, 2008 08:18 AM

          I love Sylvesters - however, I think you have to be 'in the mood' or, ahh perhaps 'prepared' to eat here. You did not mention that its also BYOB!

          I always found Chinatown great value/price. My current favorite is Beijing.

          How many times have I paid too much for a limp dinner and have thought 'I could have eaten like a king in chinatown'?

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          Campofiorin RE: Ghostquatre Sep 12, 2008 06:59 AM

          For the price, the high quality of food and the size of the portions, Au Pied de Cochon is hard to beat. I was also quite pleased with a recent visit at Bottega pizzeria. I'll re port back later.

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            souschef RE: Campofiorin Sep 12, 2008 04:15 PM

            Doesn't it seem like a shame to go to PDC solely for the purpose of getting overstuffed, in view of the high quality of the food?

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          emerilcantcook RE: Ghostquatre Sep 12, 2008 07:13 AM

          Lemeac's special $22 menu after 10:00 is a great deal, methinks.

          I also like Pintxo's 4 pintxo (chefs selection) + 1 main deal, for $30.

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