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105 Rachel st west, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1X3, Canada (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
(514)510-9299
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Ranked #232 of 4,521 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $17
Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Victoria, BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Tiny place with great menu of delicious and filling food. Good service in both French and English. A little pricey, quite awkward to get to, because of road construction and several one way streets going in the same direction. Come at it from the north end and you should be fine.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As a raw foodist I can honestly say this is my all time favorite restaurant. I've tried so much vegan fare and this place is the best. I appreciate how things taste like the real thing. Like the BLT and tuna wraps. This place is just phenomenal.

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London Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've been a vegetarian for years, but never had food this wonderful. Since going to your restaurant about a year ago I have changed the way I eat. I bought your cookbook that day. The food is life affirming.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was a great experience. Good was great, atmosphere was great. I'm not vegetarian at all and I still appreciated the food!! Beware the vegetable drinks.. they are surprising.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The restaurant was right around the corner from the art museum. We went for lunch and ate outside. I had a temph sandwich and my husband had a spinch crepe and son had a breakfast burrito. The food was fresh and the sauces and flavors were exciting. The fruit salad had fresh mint. My highlight was a chai latte with... More

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victoria, bc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Having been vegetarian for a long time I have been to many vegan and vegetarian restaurants. I have to say the prices are totally unreasonable. A BLT with a small salad, and a tip for $22? I thought the food was fine, but I wasn't overly impressed with it overall.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We only had a short time for dinner here and the staff were very accommodating... making suggestions on food that would be ready quickly. Great service! Food was an adventure too.... how could you NOT get the OM burger!???? :)

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Montreal, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Good service, happy people :) The restaurant is a bit small though. Excellent food; very tasty. Give it a try!!

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I like the concept of this place. I believe that a clean eating precedent needs to be more established in general and overall, however, I also believe that it should be affordable. The vegan deserts are great and for those I will come back. When it comes to having a sit down meal with me, myself and I, or with... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

During our recent visit to Montreal, we had a wonderful lunch experience at Crudessence in Atwater Market. Everything on the menu is vegan and prepared to an exceptional standard. The staff were very informative, courteous and willing to answer our many questions about the various dishes on offer.....the ley lime pie (vegan, made with avocado?!) was particularly memorable.....we enjoyed the... More

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Address: 105 Rachel st west, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1X3, Canada
Phone Number: (514)510-9299
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Average Prices: USD 13 - 17

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