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Jul 29, 2011 06:45 AM

Steak and Frites?

Will be staying downtown and am looking for a recommendation.

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  1. My favourite is at L'Express which is unfortunately not downtown (but is not too far away!)

    L'Express Restaurant
    3927 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC H2W2M4, CA

    1. Lemeac is nice (Laurier st. west); not downtown, but not far. (about the same taxi time as L'Express) (IMO, both l'Express and Lemeac are the top for that).

      You could try "L'Entrecôte St-Jean" (peel st.) which only have that on the menu. (I've not been in years)
      You could also try "Le Pois Penché" (more touristy-ish) for a french brasserie look'n'feel expérience.

      L'Express Restaurant
      3927 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC H2W2M4, CA

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      1. re: Maximilien

        I'd take L'Entrecôte St-Jean off the list. I used to like it and have been many times, but I visited a few weeks ago and both the food and service were subpar.

        1. re: maviris

          I agree, though it's been years since I've been, my last visit was extremely disappointing too. I don't know how that place can still be in business. Back in the early to mid 90's there were good steak frites in Montreal all over the place. Now you can't find a place that'll serve it with a decent beurre maître-d'hôtel.