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Ong Ca Can

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Quartier des Spectacles
Grill, Vietnamese
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79 Ste-Catherine East (St-Laurent), Montreal, Quebec H2x1k5, Canada
5148447817
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Vietnamese food

Our family of four adults enjoyed a great meal, the food was very good, the service just a bit lacking but nothing that would stop us from visiting again. Good drink menu and nice ambience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Arlan M
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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our family of four adults enjoyed a great meal, the food was very good, the service just a bit lacking but nothing that would stop us from visiting again. Good drink menu and nice ambience.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We started with a spring roll which was pretty good (better than the ones I've made at home). For dinner we had the 7 beef course for two. There was a sauce that came with it that was pungent to the nose. The smell, however, was better than the taste. I asked the waiter what it was (being careful not... More 

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Tasty food and no complaints from anyone in our group of five. We were having a very late dinner while in town for a jazz Fest. Everything was fresh and nice portions, lovely place and we were able to sit by the open window facing the street. However, we were surprised at the lack of vegetarian items given the nature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is by far one of the best vietnamese restaurants in Montreal. Totally unpretentious and yet the food is simply superb. The specialty is rolled beef with spicy ( south vietnam) yokmam sauce, Try it. The meat is tender and juicy , and it comes with salad leaves for wraping with mint, basil and coriander leaves . Try the spring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This restaurant situated in the festival and Place des Arts area offers good food for a reasonable price. There is a good variety of dirge you may chose from. The food is tasty and fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The food is very nice. I suggest the steak lemongrass rolls...they are awesome!!! you have to try this restaurant!

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I must have been to a very different restaurant from the other reviewers....admittedly the reviews are sporadic, looking at the dates. So very disappointing. Over priced Viet street food, Chinese stir fries and bad service to top it all of! The quality of the food is certainly not worth the prices, presentation is moderate. Ok, white starched table cloth,dim lighting... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nicely decorated restaurant, really good service, but food is just too much westernized for me. Maybe because I've travelled a lot in asia, but it wasn't the taste that i was expecting.

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Please try the 7 courses of beef, we're the only restaurant serve this menu in Montreal More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you're going to see a show this is the place to eat beforehand. The food was excellent and the service was good. I had the chicken and beef with vegetables on crispy noodles and it was delicious! There are also affordable half bottles of wine which is nice if it's early in the evening! This was my second time... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Very good Vietnamese food in downtown Montreal (very close to the Hyatt). The crab and asparagus soup was excellent. I had some sort of stir-fried chicken and vegatables, which was fine. They can do mild or spicy, your choice.

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Address: 79 Ste-Catherine East (St-Laurent), Montreal, Quebec H2x1k5, Canada
Phone Number: 5148447817
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles
Cuisine: Grill, Vietnamese

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  • Address: 79 Ste-Catherine East (St-Laurent), Montreal, Quebec H2x1k5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles
  • Neighborhood: Quartier des Spectacles
  • Phone Number: 5148447817

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Grill, Vietnamese

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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30 performance halls, with the vibrant Place des Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space features glowing towers, glass edifices, and granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals, concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theaters, and exhibition centers are entwined with external art projects, exemplified at Montreal's Contemporary Art Museum and appearing along every walkway of the Promenade des Artistes in the form of sculpture and public works, from digitally-enhanced swingsets to glowing fountains. Design, performance, and alternative music come together here, a stone's throw from the lively Latin Quarter along Rue Saint-Denis, the quintessential after-party spot for dinner and a drink following a day of jazz, poetry and play.