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Jan 14, 2014 07:59 AM

French bistro in Montreal

Years back I had a great lunch at an authentic, quaint French bistro. I had a lovely pate and accompanying bottle of white. Can't recall the name..any ideas?

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  1. Do you remember the street or neighbourhood? Could it possibly be l'Express, on St-Denis in the Plateau Mont-Royal district?

    If it is very many years ago, it may no longer exist, of course.

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    1. Sorry sixtiescatfight, I don't generally respond to posts like this, but do you realize how broad and general your question is?
      Lemme see, I ate in a Halifax seafood restaurant years ago, I had wonderful shrimp with a beer. Any ideas?

      I think lagatta hit it on the head, lets just say l'Express!

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      1. re: porker

        I don't think anyone is trying to be confrontational here, and neither am I. It's just that there are literally hundreds of French bistros in Montreal, many of which one might consider authentic. Also your visit was some time ago, so this question almost reads as satire. Along with L'Express you might also look into Lemeac, Laloux, Cinquieme Peche (though now moved to new digs), and maybe Trois Petits Bouchons, but it depends on how long ago you were here.

        1. re: Fintastic

          Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to be confrontational, nor condescending. The guy smiley face is trying to say "lighthearted"...

        2. re: porker

          You are correct, I had no idea which street or even district. Vague I was.

          1. re: sixtiescatfight

            Be with you the force.

            If you all you want is lovely pate and some good wine, you can hit pretty much any bistro in Montreal.