decent food near place des arts
i always follow my partner to the complexe desjardins food court (since it is close, because there sure isn't any other reason!) but if any one has some specific suggestions I'd like to hear them. Please be specific, since saying "china town is close" isn't specific and spouse does not like any sort of guessing game of finding a good resto among the ungood restaurants.
If you want to try Chinese, Keung Kee is always consistently good. But I would go with Brasserie T...or else F Bar.
I had some *really* good and inexpensive pho (grilled chicken with veggies) at Pho Bang New York in Chinatown last week
1001 St Laurent Blvd.
You can always go and pickup Banh Mi Sandwiches at Hoang Oanh @ 1071 St-Laurent close by and really good and cheap
In Complexe Desjardin, i am in love with Boulangerie de Montreal. They have fantastic sandwiches and their soups and side salads are really good too. I actually pick this place over any sit down restaurant every time!
Nagoya sushi on President Kenedy (literally next to Sushi shop, but not the same) has really a really good lunch special and i love their sushi. I don't know if they are open on the weekends though.
Keung Kee in Chinatown is good chinese food. Ginger lobter is great when in season.
Kam Fung or Rubis Rouge serves good Dim sum. FYI dim sum is served until about 3pm, so not an evening meal.
Sumo Ramen has nice ramen, the restaurant is up the stairs, and it's quite nice.