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Getting to Montreal:
Airports:
-YUL
Main airport - There is an express bus (#747) that goes direct from the airport to downtown for $10 CAD.

-PBG
Plattsburgh is on the US side and therefore may provide cheaper flight options. About 1 hour drive to Montreal.

-BTV
Burlington is on the US side and therefore may provide cheaper flight options. About 1.5 hour drive to Montreal.

Other transport:
-Heiman's Bus (~ 9 hrs) ~$140 RT
Bus from NYC to Montreal. Leaving every night arriving early morning.

-Amtrak (~ 10.5 hrs from NYC) ~$100-$120 RT
Train is much more comfortable than the bus. Schedule not as convenient, leaves early morning arrives late evening. Wi-Fi and Kosher snacks available.
Amtrak TRs here and here

Hotels:
Downtown:
-W hotel  (SPG)
Beautiful and highly recommended.

-Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
Regal hotel, excellent ambiance.

-Intercontinental/St James's
Gorgeous

-Hyatt
Outdated

Airport:
-Sheraton four points (SPG)
5 minute drive (w/o traffic) from kosher area.

Chabad area:
Quality Hotel - Decarie & Plamondon
Walking distance to entire Chabad area. Has kosher breakfast. Rooms are old and outdated. Not a luxury experience to say the least. Has a kosher restaurant on premises.

-Ruby Foo
About 15 minute walk from Chabad area.

Transportation:
Great Metro system that is pretty easy to follow.

Activities:


Museums:


Amusement parks/Thrill rides/Game Rooms:
-Casino (downtown)

-La Ronde
Six flag style amusement park

Beaches/Water Activities:
Boat ride at Old-port

Winter Activities:
Skiing
-Mt Tremblant resort
Best skiing

-Mont St Sauveur
Good skiing. Less touristy.

-Snow tubing
-Ice Skating
-Ice village
Ile des Nieges

Sports:
Montreal Canadiens (NHL - Hockey)

Alouettes (CFL - Football)

Impact (MLS - Soccer)

Other activities:
Beaver Lake/Mount Royal
Old Montreal
Jazz Festival
Comedy Festival
Old Port
Biodome
-Olympic Stadium & Tower
Some felt this was an underwhelming experience.
-Underground city

Shopping:

Hiking/Nature:
-Botanical Gardens
Beautiful gardens, great for a date on a nice day.

Nearby Cities:
Ottawa (2 hours)
Quebec City (3 hours)
Boston (5 hours)
Toronto (5 hours)
Niagara Falls (7 hours)
NYC (7 hours)

Eateries:

- Google map of all the restaurants and stores on the Montreal Kosher website here (probably missed some, saved to my drive to enable edits, so feel free to update accordingly)

Dairy:
-Pizza Pita - Decarie (@ Plamondon) Great hours (open until 11pm? 4am M"S)
Great food all around. There is something here for everyone. Pizza is good, but the real treats lie elsewhere. Poutine is a must as is the pizza eggroll/wrap. Felafel and veggie burger are some of the best in Western hemisphere. Great salad and ice cream bars as well. Has a drive-through.
514-731-7482, 5345 Vezina, (NEW ADDRESS) pizzapita.com

-Exception (Breakfast/Lunch) Queen Mary Rd.
Good breakfast menu. A bit pricey, but quality food. Delicious pizza

-Bistro Pizza Bar on Westminster

-District Bagel (Formerly Mount Royal Bagels) 709 Lucerne Rd.
 Authentic wood-oven bagels. Great flavors. Blueberry, cinnamon etc. Now available on Uber Eats

-Pizza Gourmetti on Victoria corner of Bourett

-Kosher Pizza Bar at Cavendish Mall in CSL

-Restaurant Mozart on Queen Mary

-Taty Pizza on Darlington

Sushi:
- Yakimono
Best kosher sushi, hands down. Nice ambiance for Montreal standards. Delicious french fries (order half regular and half sweet potato).
4210 Boulevard Décarie, Montréal, QC H4A 3K3 (514) 484-1515
http://www.yakimono.ca/

- Metsuyan Sushi
2113 Rue Saint Louis, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 1P1 (514) 744-2323
http://www.metsuyansushi.com/
Closed

-CHIYOKO Sushi Bar & Steakhouse
2113 Rue Saint-Louis, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 1P1
(514) 804-0581
https://www.chiyokosushi.com/

- Metsuyan Sushi Express at Cavendish Mall in CSL
Certified by MK

- Saizen Sushi on Decarie
Certified by MK

- Chanoch's Sushi on Darlington

Meat:
- Ernie & Ellie's (Chinese) Decarie Square Mall
Good Chinese food. They have a tasting menu (all you can eat style) once a week that some recommend.
Certified by MK

- Chops (upscale)
Good steakhouse

- Benny & Fils
4944 Queen Mary Rd, Montreal, QC H3W 1X3
(same owners as Chez Benny that closed)

- City Grill
5055 Queen Mary NEW!
Certified by MK

-Luzzatto At Ramada Plaza Glatt Kosher Fine Italian Cuisine
6445 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, QC H3W 3E1
http://luzzattorestaurant.com/
Certified by CK (A new hechsher)

-The BSTRO / La Renaissance Gourmet
5663-A avenue Royalmount, Mont-Royal, QC H4P 2P9 (Industrial Park)
(514) 731-1862
https://larenaissancegourmet.com
Certified by MK

- CHIYOKO Sushi Bar & Steakhouse
2113 Rue Saint-Louis, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 1P1
(514) 804-0581
https://www.chiyokosushi.com/
Certified by MK

-Deli 770
Comfy, kosher deli in a strip mall preparing sandwiches, charcuterie & salads to eat in or take out.
265 Alexis-Nihon Blvd, Saint-Laurent, QC H4M 2A4
(514) 748-0770
Certified by Chabad of Montréal

- Jerusalem Express at Cavendish Mall

- Deli Boys (Sorsky's) at Cavendish Mall
Certified by MK

- Chez Benny (American/Israeli) Queen Mary Rd.
Fast food/cafeteria style. Delicious Shawarma.
Closed

- Kimly Kosher at Cavendish Mall Closed

- The Grill (American) Decarie & Plamondon in the Quality Hotel
Decent food, about what you would expect for something called "the grill"
Closed

-Mega Burger on Decarie Closed


Takeout:
- Deli365 (heimish takeout)
365 Bernard

- Oinegs (heimish takeout)
360 st viateur  Montreal, QC H2V4G9
(514) 277-3600

- Adar on Westminster

- Fooderie - Mid-Town (Formally Montreal Kosher) in Wilderton Shopping Center

- One Stop Kosher on Darlington

Bakeries/Others:
- Cheskies
The cheese muffins had an indescribably great flavor. The flaky cheese danish with confectioners sugar and large cheese florets were equally great. You really can’t go wrong with any of the other cheese baked goods.
359 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal, QC H2V 4H3
(514) 271-2253

- Westminster gourmet - Cote St. Luc

- Kosher Quality on Victoria corner of Bourret

- Montreal Kosher, three different locations with main branch on Victoria.

- Citi Cachere on Van Horne close to Victoria

- Mount Royal Bagel (Bagels) Jean Talon [See above District Bagel]

- Paradise Kosher in DDO (Bakery, Takeout, Meat - a mini market)

- Sprinklz Now changed to Glidaz under new management
Fun self-serve yogurt. Some Cholov Yisroel and Pareve choices. Charged by weight.

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #601 on: September 13, 2017, 11:19:03 AM »
which area?

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #602 on: September 13, 2017, 04:59:57 PM »
which area?
Really it can be any area since it's for someone driving through the night, but preferably in the De-Vimy area

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #603 on: September 14, 2017, 09:25:13 AM »
I don't know about De Vimy area, but in Outremont all the shuls are around 5-6, & Viznitz also at midnight.

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #604 on: September 15, 2017, 02:01:38 PM »
Best two dairy recommendations for lunch in Montreal?

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #605 on: September 15, 2017, 03:03:34 PM »
Best two dairy recommendations for lunch in Montreal?

Yakimono and Pizza Gourmetti.

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #606 on: September 15, 2017, 03:15:02 PM »
Yakimono and Pizza Gourmetti.
Thanks.

What about meat ?
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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #607 on: September 15, 2017, 04:03:22 PM »
Thanks.

What about meat ?

For lunch Deli 770 is great, and you can do Chops for dinner.

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #608 on: September 15, 2017, 04:23:18 PM »
Anyone here remember the Foxy's pizza days???

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #609 on: September 15, 2017, 04:31:25 PM »
Anyone here remember the Foxy's pizza days???

I do. With the brown wood swinging door. Good old days. Nice people.

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #610 on: September 15, 2017, 04:40:10 PM »
I do. With the brown wood swinging door. Good old days. Nice people.

Yup...  Amazing how the restaurant scene as evolved...   imagine the same is probably true in other cities too...

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #611 on: September 16, 2017, 10:55:17 PM »
Yakimono and Pizza Gourmetti.
I agree on Yakimono, 2nd best would be IMHO Exception MK 2, (which is owned by Yakimono).

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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #612 on: September 17, 2017, 02:03:40 PM »
I am planning a trip from nyc to Montreal for a few days does anyone if it's worth getting a custom suit in the Montreal area with the dollar being so good there.

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« Reply #613 on: September 17, 2017, 02:26:31 PM »
I am planning a trip from nyc to Montreal for a few days does anyone if it's worth getting a custom suit in the Montreal area with the dollar being so good there.
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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #614 on: September 18, 2017, 05:05:01 PM »
You missed that by a few weeks...
what did I miss? Who would be a good place to go to.ive tried some local places in ny in the 500 dollar range but was hoping to get a better build quality for that price.

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« Reply #615 on: September 18, 2017, 05:20:51 PM »
what did I miss? Who would be a good place to go to.ive tried some local places in ny in the 500 dollar range but was hoping to get a better build quality for that price.
Exchange rate was much better
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Re: Montreal Master Thread
« Reply #616 on: September 18, 2017, 05:38:36 PM »
Exchange rate was much better
Correct, but still OK at 1 USD=1.23 CAD
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« Reply #617 on: October 01, 2017, 07:18:10 AM »
Any reviews on fooderie?
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« Reply #618 on: October 10, 2017, 12:36:29 PM »
Looking for a ride for 1 girl from Lakewood/Brooklyn to Montreal.

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