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Chipotle et Jalapeno

1481, rue Amherst, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
514 504-9015
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Ranked #1,088 of 4,420 restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We went there to celebrate one of my friend's birthday. People working there are friendly, and I really liked the atmosphere. They also sell some Mexican products, which is great in fact because I bought some delicious Mexican chocolate! The food was average. I asked for mango avocado salad, and it was a very simple starter. Then frijoles, vegetarian ones.... More

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Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Authentic Mexican food in the heart of Montreal's Village. The mole chicken was sensational with just a bit of spicy hotness.

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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

My cousin and I visited Chipotle et Jalapeño on a rainy Thursday evening May 22. My cousin has toured the world as a guide and has eaten Springbok in South Africa and Piri Piri in Portugal, and I am a classically trained chef. We came to Montreal to visit each other and enjoy the food. This restaurant however was far... More

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Montreal
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I used to go to Jalapeño et Chipotle only to buy groceries however a couple of friends recommended me the food. I've tried the tortilla soup, the melted cheese with chorizo and they both were very good. This morning I tired the tamales (mole and green salsa) and the sopes (chicken and pork) and boy were they good, specially the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Interesting selection of dishes and nicely prepared but many other considerations. We ate here on a Saturday night and took about 20 minutes to find parking. If you can't get to the restaurant by metro or walking, I don't believe it's worth the effort. The guests were all seated in the lower level which has no atmosphere whatsoever. Even some... More

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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

One of my classics, I always get the "chilaquiles verdes" brunch. Comes with a small fruit salad, juice, more-than-decent filter coffee, very honest value for the price. Always served with a smile by the waiter/owner. Highly recommended if you've had enough of the typical brunch!

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Berlin NH
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

This is a small cafe & restaurant in the Village district. The staff at the time only spoke French (which should be expected in Quebec). I had the lunch special which was a tortilla soup and a chicken stew with rice and hot homade French bread. It was not spicy and flavorful. The staff were very nice and did their... More

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Montreal, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

If you want a sunday brunch out of the ordinary, it is a good place to go to. The service is ok, but the food is good. No need for a cappuccino or a caffe latte, the filter coffee is good. Would definitely return!

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Frankly, adfter reading some of the reviews I wasn't expecting much from this restaurant so I was pleasantly surprised. And I've been to Mexico many times so I have experienced the real deal.(This is also why I haven't been to many Mexican restaurants in Montreal) The tortillas and guacamole were fine (not fantastic - my simple home recipe is better)... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Absolutely the worst restaurant in the city! I'm serious. I eat out almost all the time and I can assure you, the food and the service here was atrocious. Firstly, they micro-wave almost everything. My wife had a burrito that was cold and inconsistently cooked. The 'chef' was rubbing his nose as he was preparing the food. It was gross.... More

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