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The Main Deli Steak House

3864 boulevard St. Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
(514) 843-8126
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Ranked #405 of 4,561 Restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Cuisines: Diner, Delicatessen
Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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Dining options: Late Night
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Coquitlam
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife is from Montreal and whenever we are back there we head downtown to check out the sights and find some good food to eat. I was in the mood for smoked meat (and when in Montreal, it's sort of required to eat it at least once!) so we headed over to Schwartz's. The line-up was out the door... More 

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Cowansvill
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I used to go to Schwartz's for smoked meat when in Montréal but I have since discovered the Main. The meat is always nice and tender and the accompanying dishes are very good too. I recommend the smoked meat poutine also. Indeed, as some reviewers have noted the service is kinda poor. The waitresses don't speak very good french and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Main is a good spot to grab a quick,tasty smoked meat sandwich. Service is sometimes iffy, but if you go during off hours there won't be a problem. My go to smoked meat shop in Montreal.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had the worst service ever ( by the older woman ) Fries were so overpriced it was funny They were like 2.50$ ( which is a normal price ) But they came in a very small bambino sized bowl and there was like 15 fries in the bowl.I will never,ever go back.Tim Hortons delivers a much better customer experience

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After seeing this place on "You gotta eat here", I promised myself I would try it. And I wasn't dissapointed at all! I went there with my dad. He had the steak and smoked meat duo, that came with pickles (the best I've had!), homemade slaw (perfectly dressed), fries and grilled liver. I, on the other hand, had the smoked... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A smoked meat sandwich is a must whenever I visit Montreal, and the Main has become my go-to deli. The only thing better than the sandwich was the service.

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very nice place with a good outdoor patio. The smoked meat is very authentic and have a very special taste.. If you are going to Montreal, you SHOULD try this place...

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Brooklyn New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Whenever I visit Montreal I go to the Main Deli for their unbelievable smoked meat (aka pastrami) sandwich and homemade cole slaw. I tried Schwartz's once and failed to detect a difference. Both are great, but you won't be waiting on an endless line to get into Main. Always have a wonderful dining experience here, and when I visited a... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of some locals who told us not to bother waiting in line for the touristy place across the street. It was a great place for lunch after hiking up Mont Royal in the park. The smoked turkey sandwich served warm was perfect! This is a must for any trip to Montreal.

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Oshawa, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I had a late dinner on a Saturday. It was about 9:30pm. We were greeted by a very friendly man who I think might have been the owner. The two servers who looked after us were so nice and seemed to really enjoy talking with us. We wanted to try Le Main because it had been on... More 

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Additional Information about The Main Deli Steak House

Address: 3864 boulevard St. Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: (514) 843-8126
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Diner, Delicatessen

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