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May 26, 2011 02:35 PM

Good buffet under $20?

Hello, I'm looking for a good breakfast, lunch, or dinner buffet in Montreal, near subway station, for under $20. Open to anything, sushi, Indian, mixed, etc...


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  1. hello most buffet are under 20$ as for near a metro in chinatown on de la gauchetiere between st-laurent and st-urbain, thwere's a chinese buffet place. Forgot the name. They re-opened ressently. Metro near is I think places d'Armes or 3 blocks away is metro st-laurent.

    1. le taj for indian at lunch...13 dollars

      1. Consider Le Commensal (various location). Although this buffet is vegetarian and I am not it is one of my favorite restaurants on earth. The cold table is a salad bar made in paradise. The hot table has wonderful things that even a meat-eater, and definitely a non-meat-eater, will love. They weigh your plate and charge accordingly.

        7 Replies
        1. re: Querencia

          You can pile your plate sky high and won't be charged more than $13.50 at lunchtime or $16.50 in the evening

          1. re: jptimbaud

            Really? I didn't know they had a maximum price. Still, I think it's pretty expensive for the quality of the food they sell.

            1. re: SnackHappy

              they definitely do not have a maximum price. i've paid through the roof by mistake

              1. re: celfie

                Here is the information about their Maximum Price or Less deal

                1. re: unlaced

                  this seriously makes me want to fill up a plate with .99999 kg haha

                  I just reread it and it looks like if you take any fruit the maximum price doesnt apply...

                2. re: celfie

                  They didn't before. I remember last time my wife wanted to go there a few mont ago they did have a price set to max I think it was like 17$ + taxes.

                  I'm not a fan at all. Somehow seeing them put plastic pouches in boiling water to reheat the pre-cooked food is a big turn off for me. They apparently have one kitchen for all their locations. Never reviewed there restaurant, to me it's pre-cooked fast food!

            2. re: Querencia

              I'm a meat eater and I think it's bland cow feed. My veggie friends prefer other places, too.