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Mochica

3863 rue St-Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
514-284-4448
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Ranked #234 of 4,413 restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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Izmir, Turkey
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Ok, let me start by saying Peruvian is my all time favorite food. I lived in Chile for 9 years and preferred to eat at many of the excellent restaurants run by Peruvian immigrants. So, I ordered some of my favorites from Mochica: ceviche and grilled octopus.i also tried something new: anticuchos de corazon. I drank two pisco sours as... More

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Middlebury, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This excellent restaurant was our first experience with Peruvian cuisine. The food was delicious, unique and beautifully presented. Chef Martine is a master at what he does, and clearly takes great pride in his homeland cuisine. The waitstaff was friendly, helpful and knowledgable. We were so imoressed that we went for 2 nights in a row! We can't say enough... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Absolutely brilliant food and service. Started the evening with a pisco sour, which we have to get a recipe for, as it was legendary. For the meal, we decided to go with the 'menu degustation de mer' and everything was delicious. The quinoa with ricotta cheese with camarones a la parilla were to die for. The whole food experience was... More

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

For a nice and efficient dinner before a show, my wife and I went to Mochica,on a friend's recomendation. An excellent idea. The alpaga carpaccio was every bit as good as any in Agentina, the tuna and corvina also very good. The waiter was helpful and made sure we made it on time to the theater. No hesitations about going... More

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Decided to go to Mochica ..celebrating a writers Conference. We were 16 people from seven different countries....The service was excellent and Chef Martin Ore outdid himself in the preparation of several unique dishes from the Perivian cuisine.....

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

High quality, great service and an amazing cuisine. Star with a classic drink: Pizco sour to warm up, also highly recommend the tasting menu ( 5 plates) and tasting entrees

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We dined here during the labor day long weekend with a friend. Previously had some fantastic Peruvian food in NY state. The waiter was friendly and helpful with suggestion. The house cocktail with Pisco and lime juice was great. The restaurant specializes in seafood. We shared a ceviche which was fishy and the lime juice was bitter (like the rinds... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

After been numerous times to Peru and having fallen in love with their cuisine we've looked for Peruvian restaurants in Toronto. Utter disappointment. So we've been going to NYC to La Mar and dreaming of something closer to home.... And then we went to Montreal and found this gem. The chef is great,the staff is friendly, the interior is excellent... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Definitely worth a try... The dishes very elaborately produced and full of flavor. Our waiter Claude was the reason we came in. Truely knowledeable about the menu! Everyone must try the menu degustacion!

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Went last night with my wife and had the 6 course meat meal as well as grilled octopus and two ceviche dishes. Absolutely phenomenal, and the uniqueness of the flavours really shined through. I would definitely go back as I have always been a huge fan of ceviche, and having other dishes I had never had in a Peruvian restaurant... More

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