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“First class cuisine” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mas Cuisine

Mas Cuisine
3779 Rue Wellington, Montreal, Quebec H4G 1V1, Canada
(514) 544-3779‎
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Ranked #116 of 4,437 restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Montreal, Canada
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“First class cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

What a great restaurant. Most likely the best quality/price ratio in Montreal on top of it.

Every dish is delicately prepared by the Chef-Owner (which you can see because of an open kitchen concept). You can tell every detail of each dish is cleaverly tought off and executed.

I recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great food experience...even though the restaurant is a little off the beaten path.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
St. John's, Canada
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Incredible!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

Went there on the recommendation of the owners of Raymond's in St John, NL as this is where they eat when in Montreal.

Everything was perfect and presented beautifully, service was impeccable.

Go there if your in Montreal, it's a little out of the way but its a gem to behold.

ENJOY!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“'Meh' cuisine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

After having read such good things, I was disappointed with Mas Cuisine on all fronts.

The decor is sparse and cozy. At 8PM on a Friday, the place was full, as expected. However, within an hour, the dining room was half-empty and by our desert, we were one table away from being the last ones there. The reduced noise level, combined with bad music (in my opinion...) made for a pretty boring atmosphere.

Service was friendly, but felt rushed. In hindsight, knowing that most tables were on their way out, it's hard to explain this - all orders would have already been taken. Had the food been fantastic, I probably wouldn't have noticed, however...

The food was not great. From the uninspired bread basket with over-salted butter to the soggy shrimp fritters to the confusing flavours of the apple crumble dessert, almost everything felt 'off'. My main dish, beef short ribs with gnocchi, was the highlight, and even then the gnocchi tasted pasty and store-bought.

Given all the fantastic reviews, perhaps I went on a bad night. But with so many fantastic restaurants in Montreal, it's hard to recommend a visit based on my experience.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“A must!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I very much enjoyed this restaurant. The food, service and atmosphere were very good. The place is small so make a reservation. I ordered the bio salmon entree followed by the beef ribs and finally the chocolate pave as a dessert. Everything was good!! The chocolate pave was really the best I've ever had. Highly recommended.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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116 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“A super little gem for dinner only in Verdun.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Second time here. The menu is prix fixe. Reasonably priced. Scallops are terrific, cooked perfectly. Sweetbreads excellent. Beef tartare prepared to perfection. Wine selection good and reasonably priced. This small little restaurant is well worth the trip. Clearly the neighbourhood is going through gentrification. It is only opened MOn-Fri 6pm onward. IT apparently is considering a Friday lunch day and potentially opening on Saturdays too. Will be back again for sure!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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