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HostessCakes Oct 9, 2008 01:27 PM

My friends and I are going on a trip to Montreal from Boston the first weekend of November. I have not been to Montreal in years, and I did not get to eat anywhere particularly exciting when I was there. I was wondering if a Hound could recommend some restaurants for us to check out while there?

We're in our twenties, so nothing too stiff or stuffy, but we're also rather food-and-wine savvy. Cost is not so much of an issue, but we prefer quality over quantity, of course, and something that is Montreal-centric.

Any recommendations you have for me will be most welcome!!

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  1. souschef Oct 9, 2008 04:40 PM

    Au Pied de Cochon.....very Montreal-centric. Quality AND Quantity !!!

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      HostessCakes Oct 9, 2008 05:11 PM

      Ah, I have heard of this one. I'm checking out the website now.

      Also, we are staying on the Rue St. Denis ... I know it's a very very long road, but we can always get a taxi if something is far. However, it might be nice to dine in the general area on Saturday night.

      1. re: HostessCakes
        Campofiorin Oct 10, 2008 06:07 AM

        APDC is off St-Denis on Duluth, so pretty close to the action. Reservation a few weeks in advance is a must for a weekend dinner. As for price, very fair and you do get the best of both worlds, quality in quantity.

        1. re: HostessCakes
          souschef Oct 10, 2008 07:24 AM

          If you do go to PDC, check the various threads on it on this site - lots of useful info on what to order, and to be careful about ordering too much as the portions are large. Here's one for example:


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        johnbycz Oct 10, 2008 11:10 AM

        My wife and I also are heading to Montreal. Made reservations for APDC for Saturday, but we have to change them, and the earliest we can get on Friday is 9:30.

        So, any other suggestions? Thanks.

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          HostessCakes Oct 12, 2008 06:17 AM

          Thanks, all.

          Also, a maitre d' at work recommended Restaurant Laloux. Any thoughts?

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          1. re: HostessCakes
            afoodyear Oct 12, 2008 08:09 AM

            You shouldn't be disappointed if you decide to check out Laloux.

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