Ended up here on a chilly late week day afternoon due to the majority of restaurants in Old Montreal being closed until dinner time. We waited over 10 minutes for the inattentive waitress to greet us, much less take our drink orders. When she did take our drink order, she brought back old fashioned bottles of coke. We noticed the other waitress was asking her customers if they preferred fountain drinks or bottles. We received our food much later than other people who were seated after us. After finishing the mediocre food and deciding to leave a 10% tip for the meager service, and also to get rid of Canadian cash b/c our trip was almost over, the waitress told us we were not permitted to pay in cash and had to use a credit card. She said that is the only way she can get the standard 15% tip. I let her run the card through just to get out of the place but when my husband tried to discuss the issue with a manager, the staff pretended that our waitress was the manager and then the waitress suddenly acted like she could not speak English. It left a horrible impression that staff would take advantage of tourists in such a manner. We should have read the other trip advisor reviews before blowing our money here. Lesson learned.
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