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Au Pied de Cochon

536 Duluth Avenue East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1A9, Canada (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
(514) 281-1114
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Ranked #158 of 4,437 restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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  • Dutch first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We were delighted to get into this popular restaurant without a reservation. Took our chances, arriving on a weekday, shortly after they opened at 5:00 pm and were seated at the bar. The food here is unique, thoughtfully prepared and memorable (in the best way). It's also very rich so pace yourself. We had a variety of starters/appetizers and then... More

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New York City
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Holy cow, the bread here is phenomenal. I wish I bought some of the baguettes to bring home with me considering I'm still thinking about it days later. The food here was pretty good, but definitely not the best thing I've ever had. Like many, I had to try the Duck in a Can. I have to say, not as... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

APDC is without a doubt one of my favourite restaurants in the world! Everything on the menu is good. The pigs foot and the duck-in-the-can are my personal favourites. If I have to nitpick, you can get more satisfying poutine elsewhere in Montreal. The suggested wine pairings have been 100% winners. The atmosphere is bustling and totally Montreal, i.e. totally... More

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Markham, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We came here since 2010. Except Duck in the Can and their specials dishes, the rest on the menu is not as good as before. The onion soup has no soup in it at all, Happy Pork Chop is 3 times smaller.....etc. I will import the pictures after.

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Redding, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Was lucky enough to get a Verrat and a poutine avec foie gras at the Au Pied de Cochon Food Truck during the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. How fun!

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Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

- lots of interesting dishes - an entire section of the menu is foie gras - very rich food - expect to need to run 20km the next day - service was excellent - waiter was helpful, friendly and food was timely - restaurant is located in a nice area with many shops and other restaurants Tip - book well... More

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The only thing I didn't see in the menu was the possibility of adding foie directly to my wine (oddly, I have been offered shaved truffle on my water once, elsewhere). Reservations at this place must be made with time, and even when you have one you may find yourself waiting 20 minutes for your table. And yet, the wait... More

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I recently went to APC as part of a bachelorette party. There's only one large table (that could fit our group of 9), so I had to book the reservation a month in advance. At that point, we still could only get a 5PM seating. The restaurant was part of the gorgeous cobble-stoned eatery row, and every taxi knows how... More

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Food is good, service is ok, prices are high for what you get. The setting is horribly loud - get ready to yell across the table. certainly not necessary for a trip to montreal,

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

One of my top 5 restaurants in the world! You cannot order anything off the menu that isn't amazing. The seafood platter was incredible, to include Whelk, oysters, lobster, shrimp, stuffed clams, and many more. The duck in the can was also delicious as the can is opened and prepared in front of you. The list could go on for... More

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