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Manger avec Eric--NDG Cote st-Luc and Randall

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yeggy Nov 7, 2010 07:30 AM

Has anyone eaten at this place? I have heard it is good but cannot find any reviews of it. Thanks for any info.

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    yeggy Nov 14, 2010 05:53 AM

    I finally tried this place and I give a big thumbs up! Not a huge menu but each dish we had was excellent, generous portions and reasonable prices. Only downside, if you can call it that, is that it is really small. Room for about 15 people only and hours are Mon - Thurs 9-6,Fri,Sat and Sun 9-3. We had an order of lasagna, huge portion and very good. I have a chef's omleete. Very good,lots of cheese and grilled vegees. Came with toast,potatoes and side salad. Three of us started with carrot soup. A few desserts were in display case and looked yummy but we were all too full to indulge. A nice large cup of coffee at end of meal and soup at beginning of meal only for an additional $1.25. Highly recommend. Cote st-Luc road at Randall in NDG.

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      kpzoo Nov 14, 2010 06:20 AM

      Thanks for the report! Will have to try for breakfast or lunch. Sounds great!

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        yeggy Nov 14, 2010 06:52 AM

        Sorry, I mixed up this restaurant with another one (Parthenon, greek on Van Horne and CDN) with the detail about coffee and soup for an additional $1.25. Soup at Manger avec Eric was an additional $1.95 which is still reasonable. Enjoy!!

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          balanga21 Sep 27, 2012 06:29 PM

          Small but good! Wish they can expand...

      2. Haggisboy Nov 7, 2010 07:51 AM

        The Suburban has an online review of the place.

        http://www.myvirtualpaper.com/doc/The...

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          yeggy Nov 7, 2010 08:02 AM

          Thanks for responding so quickly. I tried to access that article but could not. I will try again with your link.

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            yeggy Nov 7, 2010 08:27 AM

            Unfortunately I could not access that link. My initial posting still stands if anyone else has eaten there or knows someone who has. Thanks.

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              phyero Nov 7, 2010 09:45 AM

              Opened the link without a problem... (mac). Sounds really great interesting story and background of the chef. Will try it next week!

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                kpzoo Nov 7, 2010 10:38 AM

                It's a Flash newspaper so maybe you need to upgrade your version of Flash? I took a screeenshot of it and will attach here - not sure if it'll be readable.

                 
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                  yeggy Nov 7, 2010 10:48 AM

                  Yes, it is readable. Thank you so much. That is so kind of you.

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                    kpzoo Nov 7, 2010 11:05 AM

                    My pleasure. Thanks for bringing up this restaurant, which I hadn't noticed nor heard of. It sounds like it has potential, though I'm always skeptical of raves in the Suburban as they *all* seem to be raves. ;-) Looking forward to hearing someone's first-person account and I'll report back here if I try it.

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                      Haggisboy Nov 7, 2010 01:49 PM

                      Eons ago, it seems, I used to work at The Suburban and know Mike Cohen, the fellow who wrote the review. While the paper does tend to go easy in its reviews as they prefer to promote an advertiser, knowing Cohen I think the review can be considered pretty fair. He's the type of fellow who would simply pass on writing the feature if the place proved lousy.

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                        BLM Nov 7, 2010 03:52 PM

                        It's not actually a restaurant review(no mention of any dishes he tried). More like a promo write-up.

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                          carswell Nov 7, 2010 04:06 PM

                          «More like a promo write-up.»

                          Par for the Suburban course. It's short on other, potentially revealing specifics too (which "downtown coffee shop"? which "Old Montreal hotel"?).

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