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Chez Ma Grosse Truie Cherie

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1801, Rue Ontario, Montreal, Quebec H2K 1T5, Canada (Papineau)
* Metro Papineau "Ligne Verte" * Bus 45, 10, 125
514-522-8784
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place!

This is a fine restaurant where you get a beautiful decor, a great ambiance, good food AND a GREAT service. The staff is efficient and smiling! A member of the staff called us at home to give us directions for a free parking in the area. Wow!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Eveline L
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Montreal, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Long waiting line to get to the restaurant. We had to pass through the kitchen to get to our table in an adjacent and too bright room. Candles and balloons were definitely not creating a romantic ambiance! Servers were running without giving any real sevice (if you dont have time to pour water, please give us a pitcher!) Wouldn't it... More 

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Montreal, in January, is not always an easy place to find restaurants open early weekday evenings. I had planned to go to another restaurant but it was closed so I decided to give Chérie a call. They told me they were open but might close early given there were no clients. So, I headed over with a friend. The restaurant... More 

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a fine restaurant where you get a beautiful decor, a great ambiance, good food AND a GREAT service. The staff is efficient and smiling! A member of the staff called us at home to give us directions for a free parking in the area. Wow!!!

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went to Chez ma Grosse Truie Cherie during the Montreal a Table! Event, an annual event geared toward offering low-cost, high quality tasting menus - and glad we did! The restaurant is located within walking distance of the Papineau Subway station. As we approached we saw the giant pig statue emerging from the roof and knew we were in for... More 

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Nuns' Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If you like pork and different parts of pork, this restaurant is for you. My husband and I were there on two different occasions, in August and September, with two separate groups of friends. Everyone liked their food, from duck foie gras to boudin noir to pork ribs to the French Fries. Unfortunately, none of us could say the food... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Good: * The decor is original * The service is fast * They have a large wine selection Not so good: * The restaurant doesn't have small tables, only big communal tables. * Even though the restaurant was mostly empty, we were seated at the bar. * I had the ribs (half plate for 26$). It's way over-priced for the... More 

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miami
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Was basically ignored for 15 minutes before I was presented with the menu. The waiter seem to be more concerned with the hostess then any of the tables in the section. The food was just ok. Went for the Montreal tbl promo. Still came out to 60 bucks which wouldn't have been bad if it was decent . Wouldn't return

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Montreal, Quebec
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We were a table of ten, of which four were children. The restaurant was very accommodating when it came to the children, we were not forced to order a meal for them, rather everyone took something from their plate and the kids had a veritable buffet! As an opener, I had La soupe de la Truie, a beer, caramelized onion,... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We were 20 people for my friend's birthday and we had 2 young babies with us and the service was just amazing! The staff was making sure that everyone has everything and make us really comfortable. The food was good but not wow. The menu is really original and the portion are huge but few mistakes in our plates but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I went there with friends who kept on talking about this place and I live in this town ! it does promote local and regional produce. Well, it's a nice ambiance with a pig doll hanging outside ! that's the attraction I think ! The food experience is kind of interesting : Pork chops, and meats nothing fancy really We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1801, Rue Ontario, Montreal, Quebec H2K 1T5, Canada
    (Papineau)
  • Public Transportation: * Metro Papineau "Ligne Verte" * Bus 45, 10, 125
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal
  • Phone Number: 514-522-8784

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 58
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?