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Chu Chai Thai Vegetarian Cuisine

4088 rue St Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
514-843-4194
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Ranked #100 of 4,473 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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Concord, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I dream about this restaurant, and I generally don't get excited about food. Absolutely delicious veg cuisine that is unlike anything I've had anywhere else. The peanut "chicken" and crispy spinach is a favorite, as is the wonton soup and "beef" dishes. And the coconut tapioca pudding!!! Ah. I've died and gone to Heaven.

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

What a treat to have a selection of "meats" that taste fabulous, but are vegetarian. The service was great and our server helped to ensure choices and drinks complemented each other. This restaurant tops my list for vegetarian options inclusive of ambience in a trendy district of Montreal.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came with high expectations, and even those were exceeded by excellent service, excellent atmosphere, and excellent food! The prices are a bit steep, but it is well worth the price to experience fine vegetarian dining at least once when you're in Montreal.

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Basel, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

My first date with my wife was 8 years ago @ Chu chai! I might be sentimental about this place, but I think is still my favorite place in Montreal! Ambience is cool, people are awesome, cocktail are great and the food is just delicious!! What more can I say....

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

really excellent food--the fried seaweed appetizer is TO DIE FOR! creative, trendy dishes made with all vegan ingredients, but called by their animal names (chicken satay, shrimp pad thai,etc), could be a little confusing looking at the menu. Everything we had was delicious. Expect pretentious 20-somethings that don't know the difference between vegan & gluten-free to be sitting all around... More

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

I was visiting Montreal from Toronto and absolutely loved this place! The food was delicious and our server Jen was so delightful! I definitely recommend the fried shrimp and anything coconut.

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Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We went to ChuChai with family on a recent trip to Montreal over the Fourth of July holidays in 2014. The food the service the drinks all were spectacular. The best part about eating here is knowing that everything you're going to eat is purely vegetarian in fact vegan and that alone opens up a world of possibilities for a... More

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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate Vegetarian Duck at Chu Chai Thai that just amazed my discriminating vegetarian wife and me. It looked like a duck, it smelled like a duck, it tasted like duck, but it was vegetarian. The menu offered a large selection of vegetarian food that I've never seen elsewhere. All of our dishes were excellent and reasonably priced. The waiters... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

During a family vacation to Montreal, a local suggested that we try Chu Chai. When he first said that it was a vegetarian Thai restaurant, our teen rolled his eyes. But then he went on to say that the flavors and texture of the food was remarkable, and that it is his own kids' favorite restaurant. So we tried it.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife has tried this restaurant about 12 yrs ago and she wanted to revisit this place. We got a nice roadside patio seat and enjoyed a quiet veg light lunch. A pad makire ( aubergine with Asian light sauce) was delicious with brown rice. But the curry puff was more like samosa. The service was great and was very... More

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