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Best pub food in Montreal?

Aside from Burgundy Lion, which is a favorite of mine, where do you guys like to go for really great pub food (and beer, obviously)?

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  1. I like the Fish 'n Chips from McGibbons on Bishop. Their bison burger is pretty decent too.

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    1. re: causeimhungry

      Are the lunches good? I have a lot of 2 for 1 coupons Ive never used

        1. Bier Market? It's expensive pub food, but great selection.

          1. I suppose that it is too early to rate the Bishop & Bagg, but it is the spawn of the Burgundy Lion, and this article mentions both the food planned to be on offer (don't know whether they are yet) and the origin of the name, which seemed odd geographically: http://notable.ca/montreal/bars-and-l...

            I haven't been there yet; have a micro-local interest in the place as it is actually a not-very-long walk from my place, and halfway in-between chez moi and a couple of close friends who live closer to PA. It does look like a cosy "snug".

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            1. re: lagatta

              I loved the food there, which was impressive as the place had been open a week when I went. But no fish n' chips or burgers on the menu - it's pub food's cooler older brother. And yes - it's indeed a cozy spot!

            2. I go to burgundy lion often and I also like Hurley's and McKibbins.

              1. Vieux Dublin on Cathcart. Great burgers and fish n chips, solid beer and fantastic scotch selection. The fact it's tucked away in the shadow of PVM is a bonus imo (no Crescent St. crowds).

                1. Briskets, 1093 Beaver Hall
                  Brutopia 1219 Crescent
                  Capri 2172 St Patrick
                  Brasserie Cherrier 3638 St Denis
                  Helm 273 Bernard O
                  Le Reservoir 9 Duluth E
                  Sparrow 5322 St Laurent

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                  1. re: EaterBob

                    I think that Helm is an often over-looked spot that makes decent food and has good beer.

                    I'll just point out that my girlfriend and I once shared an amazing porterhouse steak with all the trimmings at Irish Embassy. I still think about that meal 1 year later.

                    1. re: EaterBob

                      Good call on Brasserie Cherrier. Nice kitchen and surprisingly interesting food there. Reservoir and Sparrow are great too.

                      Never woulda thought to order food at Bru, dunno why not but I'll try it sometime.

                      Capri's been on my list awhile. Do they do something special for Paddys Day?

                    2. I like Fiddler's Green on Bishop for food!

                      1. Second Sparrow (actual pub) but more gastropub fare.