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texaspeppers Jan 29, 2011 10:51 AM

I am planning a Valentines outing with my husband who is pescatarien. We like trying new places. Which of these or any others you would like to suggest would be most flexible and most extraordinairy for a fish eating vegetarian?

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    jellybelly25 RE: texaspeppers Jan 29, 2011 11:18 AM

    I haven't been to DNA but Kitchenette has many fish and seafood options on the menu. I was there about a year ago and the cioppino was outstanding. Comptoir is probably the least vegetarian friendly. I believe the tuna carpaccio and the salad may be the only two non-meat dishes.

    I also recall reading on this board that someone called ahead to DNA and requested a vegetarian tasting menu.

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      Maximilien RE: texaspeppers Jan 29, 2011 12:34 PM

      Le comptoir is pretty much meat oriented, but there are Beet salade and 2 fish dished (but I cannot say if they still contain some sort of meat in them).

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        jay_81k RE: texaspeppers Jan 30, 2011 07:48 AM

        Defintely not DNA. Look at the menu it's all hearts and livers and kidneys. Kitchenette might be a decent option.

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          isa1 RE: texaspeppers Jan 30, 2011 08:46 AM

          Went to Kitchenette last night and they had several veggie friendly options, lots of fish and also seafood stew. App 150$ for 2 apps, 2 mains and a bottle of wine.

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            vanierstudent RE: texaspeppers Jan 30, 2011 09:56 PM

            Le Comptoir is very charcuterie oriented, while DNA does solid offal dish... I think you should bring her to Kitchenette.

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              sweettoothMTL RE: texaspeppers Jan 31, 2011 05:04 AM

              Yes, of the 3, Kitchenette has more fish options.

              Other than that, Ferreira is a classic for fish in montreal, classy for a date and always very good.

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                Fintastic RE: texaspeppers Jan 31, 2011 06:49 PM

                Everyone here is right - there's no question that Kitchenette is the best option for a pescatarian. The food is wonderful and the service is always great, plus its perfect for a date (upscale but still casual, plus the layout feels roomy - I've never felt crowded by nearby tables as is the case at a few other date night options in the city).

                This being said, I think Jellybelly is right that you might be able to call ahead for a vegetarian option at DNA.. but it would probably be the most expensive of your 3 choices.

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