HOME > Chowhound > Quebec (inc. Montreal) >

Good buffet under $20?

p
phillr May 26, 2011 02:35 PM

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...

Thanks!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. m
    maj54us RE: phillr May 27, 2011 05:49 AM

    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. k
      kpaxonite RE: phillr May 27, 2011 07:36 AM

      le taj for indian at lunch...13 dollars

      1. q
        Querencia RE: phillr May 29, 2011 06:54 PM

        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
          j
          jptimbaud RE: Querencia Jun 1, 2011 07:29 AM

          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
            SnackHappy RE: jptimbaud Jun 1, 2011 08:47 AM

            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
              c
              celfie RE: SnackHappy Jun 1, 2011 09:11 AM

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

              1. re: celfie
                u
                unlaced RE: celfie Jun 1, 2011 09:22 AM

                Here is the information about their Maximum Price or Less deal
                http://www.commensal.com/en/produits/...

                1. re: unlaced
                  k
                  kpaxonite RE: unlaced Jun 1, 2011 09:53 AM

                  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
                  m
                  maj54us RE: celfie Jun 1, 2011 09:45 AM

                  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
              s
              Shattered RE: Querencia Jun 6, 2011 12:46 PM

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

            Show Hidden Posts