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El Zaziummm

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Mexican
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4581, avenue du parc, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4E4, Canada
514-499-3675
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great decor, okay service, okay food

This place is great for the decor but the food and service are just okay. Our food was good, but nothing special and a little pricey for what it is. Our waiter was slow but friendly. and the drinks, were you know drinks, nothing special. In all I don't know if we would go back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2013
AZS1989
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Montreal, Canada
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My boyfriend and I mainly love going here for the atmosphere and the friendly staff. When you go in, the servers make you feel like you're just some friends coming in for some food. The seating and decor is really unique, it looks like someone travelled around mexico and south america and decorated with their keepsakes! I also love their... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I went to this restaurant a couple of times and the last two experiences were the worst in montreal. 1st bad experience- we've waited in the bar for our table for about an hour. 2nd bad experience- Some friends came 30min late so all the staff was harassing us ("when will you leave?", "You have to order right now or... More 

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sainte-martine qc
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

this resturant does pick your curiosity from the outside.it is often crowded so a reservation is rcomended.once Inside there is of décorations a bit of mexico but quite surprising.the staff are very friendly and make you feel at home.a very simple menu very well served.the atmosphere is quite different than many places in montreal but very worthwhile,in all we enjoyed... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

we sat down saw a big ol bug crawling next to our table and left. Dont go there. Imagine what you could find in the kitchen. Plus theres toilet paper on the tables instead of napkins. Not acceptable not impressed.

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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This place is great for the decor but the food and service are just okay. Our food was good, but nothing special and a little pricey for what it is. Our waiter was slow but friendly. and the drinks, were you know drinks, nothing special. In all I don't know if we would go back.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

I went to eat at the one on laurier for my bday after seing the site, worst choice ive ever made in my life. The place looks like if a tornado past true, the caouches and the tables look like if they were picked up from the garbage no ac or any air we were swetting nonstop for the 3... More 

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vancouver,bc
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

My second visit to the location on Plateau. On a SAT This time we arrived at 8.00 pm and were served at 10.30 pm. YUP The server was apologetic but shy of coming around . She offered to not charge us for drinks to compensate for the delay. We still ordered the drinks we normally would, not to gouge the... More 

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Montreal
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2010

I went to the one on Parc Ave. the menu looked promissing... the end result was very disapointing. The food was not fresh it was all made from frozen ingredients. The chiken in the chiken enchilada was very dry and tasteless; very disapointing. The decore left a lot to be desired too i chose to sit outside the tables were... More 

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Montreal
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

We waited an hour and a half before getting our food, and the place wasn't even busy. Tables around us kept getting served before us, and it's not like we ordered anything different. When we told the waitress after the meal that our food took forever to get here and that we weren't really happy, she actually said "well if... More 

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Longueuil, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

Been there many times and the food are always great. The ambiance is fun. Sometime the service is a little bit slow but ok The only deception the margaritas are great but taste like virgin !!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4581, avenue du parc, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: 514-499-3675

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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Staying in Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Neighborhood Profile
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.