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Au Pied de Cochon

Certificate of Excellence
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
French, Canadian
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536 Duluth Avenue East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1A9, Canada
(514) 281-1114
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Apparently it is tough to get a reservation here. My brother-in-law secured one with two weeks notice and given the hype I was geared up for a porcine extravaganza. I was disappointed. They were out of the two main pork dishes by 8pm. I ended ordering a fish dish [which was good]...but...when your restaurant is called Au Pied de Cochon... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a stupendous place and vibe for the "Meatetarian". A genuine Pork Lovers Mecca featuring "ambrosial food" and "nectarous drinks" worthy of the gods. Come with your--pork belly--empty. PS. Many other animal species available.

Thank 1Sybarite
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First I would like to thanks The services, thanks Florent, the food was amazing we order a pigs head that was out of this world, they have a very large wine list, the foie is almost y every dish.

Thank plaz
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to au Pied de Cochon with some friends for a girl's night out. It started out well enough: we were seated and ordered our food pretty quickly and our waiter seemed nice and attentive. We had ordered some appetizers (fois gras cromesquis and duck carpaccio) and their signature Duck in a Can for the main course. Then began... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard great buzz about this restaurant, so we went to try it out. Very very busy and crowded, must have a reservation. Can watch the open kitchen working. The seared foie gras was fabulous and if we had known that was the best part of the meal we would have had two. I had the duck in a can, a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a treat to dine here, especially when Martin Picard is in the restaurant, dining with friends, and looked like he was fresh back from the cottage. I would have loved to be at that table! PDC is a must go-to dinner restaurant when in Montreal - not one vegan or vegetarian would feel comfortable there. It's meat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. This place was amazing. Bring your appetite and love for all things meat because the portions are massive. We shared the charcuterie and the stuffed pied de cochon with fois. Both were so delicious. The cocktails were excellent as well.

Thank Rob D
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you get a reservation! Highlights were bluefin tuna tartar and 'duck in a can' entree. Heavy, meat-focused food, so definitely save up your appetite for that sort of fare.

Thank Tim A
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we enjoyed what we ordered (poutine with foie gras - delish!!) we had a slim selection (July 3rd). Several mainstay items were not available which was disappointing and odd. Table text to us, seated after us, had the same frustrations - even more so as desserts were even unavailable when they ordered. I'm glad we ate here as part... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting Montreal with some friends for the long weekend and I found this place beforehand. I was really looking forward to try the foie gras poutine. When I got there, the place was packed and the hostess told us that the entire night was booked and without reservations for that night and the next, it would be impossible... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Duluth Avenue East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: (514) 281-1114

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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.