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Looking for a good restaurant with good vegetarian options near Quartier Latin cinema

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williej Dec 15, 2011 03:55 PM

That is my request for help. Part of our party going to a movie there is a vegetarian. Most of the restaurants on st. denis nearby are more for tourists. Any suggestions within walking distance of Quartier Latin Cinema, near de Maisonneuve and St. Denis most welcome. Thanks.

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    EaterBob RE: williej Dec 15, 2011 04:54 PM

    According to Google, Pinxto is a 15 minute walk from the cinema. They will have for than enough great food to keep vegetarians and omnivores happy, content and sated.
    http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=350...

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      williej RE: EaterBob Dec 15, 2011 07:27 PM

      Thanks. Is it a relatively quick place to eat? Any other suggestions that might be closer? (some of our party walk very slowly so 15 minutes on google might be 25 minutes for them)

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        OliverB RE: williej Dec 17, 2011 04:39 PM

        Hope it's not too late but no it's a long drawn out dinner affair as you order multi-course tapas and the kitchen paces between plates. Min. 1 hour plus for an enjoyable meal I'd say. The more people, the more dishes, the more time.

        La Paryse is a block away from the theatre and have pretty good burgers incl. veg. burgers if you're in the mood for that. You can walk up to Cheval Blanc which is 4 blocks away afterwords for great beer.

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      unlaced RE: williej Dec 15, 2011 07:58 PM

      Restaurant Menthe et Couscous is at 361 Emery and I think they have some vegetarian options. It is definitely not touristy!

      Here is a Chowhound report (scroll down)
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/493533
      and here is their menu
      http://www.menthecouscous.com/Menu.php

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        williej RE: unlaced Dec 15, 2011 08:46 PM

        Thanks that sounds perfect. Will report back.......

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          williej RE: unlaced Dec 19, 2011 07:55 PM

          Went to Menthe et Chocolat. It was quite good and the waitress was really friendly. Thanks all.

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          Glaff RE: williej Dec 15, 2011 08:31 PM

          Grenadine. 5 minutes walk from the cinema, BYOW and vegetarian friendly.

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            williej RE: Glaff Dec 15, 2011 08:46 PM

            Thanks, That sounds perfect. Will report on it afterwards!

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            westaust RE: williej Dec 15, 2011 08:58 PM

            There's Zero 8 as well on St-Denis just a bit up the street from the movie theater

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              OliverB RE: westaust Dec 17, 2011 04:40 PM

              Not recommended at all. My sister has a gluten allergy and I took her here when it first opened. Rip off prices and food not good at all.

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                westaust RE: OliverB Dec 18, 2011 01:19 AM

                thanks for the opinion, never been as (fortunatly i guess) none of my friends or family are allergic or following any diet of any kind!

            2. cherylmtl RE: williej Dec 17, 2011 01:18 PM

              Juliette et Chocolat has vegetarian crepe options, which are nice. It's right across the street, IIRC.

              1. anachemia RE: williej Dec 20, 2011 06:55 PM

                (For future reference...)
                If the non-veggies are willing, Commensal is right there on St. Denis.

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