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Chez L'Epicier


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$20 - $40
French, Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lait de panais, panna cotta au beurre noisette et persil liquide
Parsnip milk, brown butter panna cotta and liquid parsley
Bouquet de verdures
Bouquet of greens
Courge au beurre rôtie, crème sûre, chips de pain cru, crumble de noix de Grenobles
Roasted​ Butternut squash, sour cream, raw bread chips, walnut crumble
Autour de la carotte : rôties, cuites et confites, écume de cumin, crème fraîche à l’orange
Around the carrot: roasted, cooked and confit, cumin foam, orange crème fraîche
Sur l’idée d’un fish & chips
Just like a fish & chips
Tartare de bœuf, gel de céleri et romarin, jerky érable et soya, consommé de bœuf
Beef tartar, celery and rosemary gel, maple and soya jerky, beef consommé
Crémeux de foie gras, pomme sur l’idée d’une poire au vin rouge
Creamy​ foie gras, apple on the idea of a pear in red wine
Gnocchi maison à la truffe, purée de brocoli, croustillant de sarrasin et huile d’ail grillé (option végétarienne)
Housemade truffle gnocchi, broccoli purée, buckwheat crisp and grilled garlic oil (vegetarian option)
Suprême de pintade de M. Besnier, cromesqui de cuisse confite farçi de foie gras, velouté de pumpernickel, poêlée d’oignons perles
Mr. Besnier guinea fowl, confit leg cromesqui with foie gras, pumpernickel veloute, pearl onions
Magret de canard du Lac Brome cuit à 54 degrés, purée de betteraves & sureaux, sauce aux bleuets du Québec
Lac​ Brome duck breast cooked at 54 degrees, elderberry beetroot purée, Quebec blueberry sauce
Suprême de cannette marinée, purée de betteraves aux sureaux, sauce au vieux vinaigre
Marinated duck breast, beetroot purée with elderberries, old vinegar sauce
Morue de Norvège, carbonara de courgette, lardons, crème, vin blanc, oursin
Norwegian cod, zucchini carbonara, lardoons, cream, white wine, sea urchin
Pétoncles et poisson de saison, bouillabaisse au jus de homard, haricots fins et Paccheri glacés au beurre
Scallops and seasonal fish, lobster juice bouillabaisse, fine green beans and butter glazed Paccheri
Filet de bœuf de l’Alberta rôti, purée de carotte, carottes nantaises en ficelle, jus de veau à l’ail rôti
Alberta roasted beef tenderloin, carrot puree, stringed nantaises carrots, roasted garlic veal jus
Menu dégustation sept services proposés par le chef Laurent Godbout
Seven course tasting menu as suggested by the chef Laurent Godbout
Panaché de sorbets et glaces maison
Array of homemade sorbets and ice creams
Dégustation de crèmes brûlées
Medley of crèmes brûlées
Club sandwich au chocolat, frites d’ananas, salade crémeuse de melon à la menthe
Chocolate club sandwich, pineapple fries and creamy melon salad with fresh mint
Pomme trois façons : gelée, croustilles et beurre, cake à l’amande et glace au yogourt de chèvre
Apple three ways: jelly, chip and butter, almond cake and goat cheese ice cream
Crème citron, crumble de sablé breton, gel de lait de coco, glace et meringue au miel
Lemon curd, sablé breton crumble, coconut milk gel, honey ice cream and meringue
Moelleux à la courge butternut, créme chocolat blanc et citrouille, suprêmes d’orange et glace au lait de coco
Butternut squash cake, white chocolate and pumpkin cream, oranges supremes, coconut ice cream
Fondant au chocolat et sapote, glace chocolat noir et poivre rose, crème anglaise au chocolat blanc et fève tonka, crumble de cacao à la fleur de sel
Chocolate and sapote fondant cake, dark chocolate and pink peppercorn ice cream, tonka bean and white chocolate creme anglaise, cocoa and sea salt crumble
Macarons maison
Homemade macaroons
Fromages du Québec
Quebec cheese portions
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

We loved this place ( differently named A La Catalogne) since the reboot of the current restaurant it is a very good farm to fork destination. All the dishes we have had from the land and sea (duck, lamb, veal & fish) are all thoughtfully...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paulsarkadi
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Our family of 4 (parents and two teens) loved our meal and the service at this fine restaurant while visiting Montreal between Christmas and New Year's 2018/2019. It is in a beautiful old building that is attractively renovated. We had passed by on a previous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

I went with a large group for lunch and was so impressed with everything. The decor is a mix of old and new. Really interesting colour on the ceiling. Excellent service. I had vegetarian options and they were fantastic. Bread and “butter” were extraordinary. Ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank moremanoi
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We had great time at this restaurant. We had the "Menu dégustation" with alchool. Everything was great, new flavour, new textures and great wine! Each plate is a new experience. The staff was really great and the sommelier gave us very nice advices. What else...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Panamalor
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We ate here in July 2017 and since then the place has been completely renovated; including the menu. Although my drink order was bungled everything else we had was wonderful. (They replaced my drink without the slightest fuss.) Service was attentive and the wine selection...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I rarely complain about restaurants. We were excited to go there for Montreal à Table, an event which objective is to help Montréal restaurants promote their cuisine. We were also excited to taste Laurent Godbout’s cuisine. He did represent Canada during an international competition. That...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This was definitely one of the three best meals that I've ever had in my life, and I'm 71 years old and eat in excellent restaurants very frequently. Our server - a guide to ecstasy - was Jonathan. He began by describing the first two...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We went on my husband birthday with a couple of friends and we left the restaurant feeling ripped off! The food is very bad for the price you pay and there is very little of it ! It is a good thing that the bread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank juliecK9698ID
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We were first seated in the bar but requested to be seated in the dining room. It was very nice but not very fancy. We asked about the tasting menu which was recited verbally but not on paper so it was difficult to see if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ben There S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a dinner at this restaurant. Used to come before the change. It used to be very creative, with lots of surprise and very generous. Today, the plate was very small. They don t even serve breads. We need to ask for it and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Response from Felipe C | Reviewed this property |
Casual, no dress code. But it does not hurt to dress more elegantly!
March 8, 2015|
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Surely! They are very creative.
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