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Schwartz's

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Canadian, Delicatessen
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3895 Saint-Laurent Blvd | North of rue Prince-Arthur, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1X9, Canada
514-842-4813
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10:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Fri 10:30 am - 1:30 am
Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 am
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went there on a recommendation of locals. The tender meat and the rye bread are to die for! You should definitely try. It is a reason alone to go to Montreal.

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Thank Tolga G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Schwartz's is pretty touristy these days and there's pretty much always a line to get in, but the line moves pretty fast and the sandwiches are worth it. I'm no expert but I feel like smoked meat is basically just pastrami but better -- it's not tough or stringy and it pretty much melts in your mouth. Just avoid the... More 

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Thank Megan R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sometime, you go somewhere only for the "legend" ...I my appreciation. The food is just ok, no more than smoked meat over salted. Spot like "m'as-tu vu". The real feeling is be there with friends, happy fiends!

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Thank Louis-François F
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had to check out Schwartz's Deli after hearing all the hype. A bit of a hike to get to as Metro is about a 20 minute walk away up hill and there was so much construction we walked faster than the bus could get there. Once we arrived there was a huge line up so we opted for their Deli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for early lunch on a weekday so no wait. Awesome food and awesome service. Would definitely return again

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Thank Alysia C
Regina, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I walked from the riverfront to this Deli and it was worth the effort...a visit to Montreal would not be complete without visiting this iconic restaurant.

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Thank Janice P
Galveston Island, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great sandwiches in this 75+ year old deli. Now owned By Celine Dion but just like it was always. Great sandwiches. Get them mild or fatty. Lean is too lean. This was a great spot for a hangover.

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Thank GLENN W
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Line up outside. Once you are in it's very crowded as you are bumping elbows with the people next to you. Fast service as they want you to eat and leave. We were in, seated, ordered, and out within 15 minutes. Way over priced, just because it is so famous in Montreal was the reason i went. Will not return!!... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend the smoked meat sandwich. With mustard. Don't let the humble interior fool you. It is a very good place.

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Thank Yoav Y
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With family in from out of town, and their first time in Montreal, there are some things that you just need to put on your ToDo list.... Schwartz's has been, and continues to be an eating experience unique to this city. I've been to Schwartz's maybe a half dozen times in my life.... Each time as consistently delightful as the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Canadian, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3895 Saint-Laurent Blvd | North of rue Prince-Arthur, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: 514-842-4813

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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.