Dinner in Old Montreal for under $20 per person
Not including drinks, what are your top old montreal picks for under $20.
Cuisine type does nott matter.
Good atmosphere,and service a major plus; most important is the food (naturally!).
Wow, I work there and can't even think of anything for that price. I guess, go up to chinatown? Otherwise Jardin Nelson is ok if a terrasse is a plus for you. Maybe Tokyo sushi bar, but I'm not sure how the lunch and dinner prices vary. If you're careful, restaurant Vallier will come close enough to your $20. Good luck.
Cheap, tasty food and good service is an impossible combo for Old Montreal. Most of the cheaper places are either extremely informal or dismal tourist traps with incompetent service. If you don't want to stray too far from the old town, perhaps eating in Chinatown or downtown would be a better idea. Twenty dollars for two or three courses is not a lot of money, especially in tourist land.
I second Brit & Chips - great food, inexpensive, good service. Very informal, though, and not ideal for larger groups (more than 4) due to the extremely narrow seating area.
I also like Pizzaiolle - good pizza for well under $20. In the old train station where Il Etait Un Fois used to be, if you remember that. http://www.pizzaiolle.com/
Other than that, I echo others in saying that Chinatown is a good bet and not too far.