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La Banquise

994 Rue Rachel E, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2J3, Canada
+1 514-525-2415
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“poutine” (1,142 reviews)
“cheese curds” (83 reviews)
“guacamole” (42 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Fast Food, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
994 Rue Rachel E, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2J3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a warm Saturday night and waited an hour to get into the restaurant. We enjoyed the poutine! We had the version with onions, bacon, mushrooms and green peppers. We ordered the regular size poutine and a salad for two people. Contrary to...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had been recommended to visit this excellent poutine location. There definitely is no shortage of poutine locations in Montreal, but will make you want to come to this one? Well for one it is in a beautiful location and very accessible, not too far...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Some of the best poutine in the city! There was a line when we arrived, but they had us seated within 10 minutes

Thank Brittb15
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While we were in Montreal the locals told us this was the place for the best poutine. It was good, but I have nothing to compare it with since it was my first time eating it. I must tell you though they serve hot dogs...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly people it's poutine, there are thousands of places in Montreal that make it, hundreds that make it better and dozens that maki it better and cheaper without a wait. But I know, Tripadvisor told you to go, its so highly rated. Honestly, if you...More

Thank jpmpinmontreal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to taste a real poutine this is the place. Always crowded, sign of what is going on inside. Good poutines at a reasonable prices and it's open 24h. Best place to finish a party night.

Thank Dani H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if the extremely long waits justify the quality of food. La Banquise is supposedly THE place to get poutine in Montreal. Perhaps they are great at offering different toppings, but the poutine itself is not the best and comes out soggy. Additionally, you...More

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food have reasonable prices. Good food, good staff and good atmosphere. It was enough to make good memories about our Montreal trip.

Thank Quinn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of people rave about this place for their varying amounts of poutine. When I visited at around 10PM on a weekday, it was certainly still quite busy with lineups. However after ordering a poutine, I wouldn't say there is anything special from this...More

Thank sudosandwich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a British poutine lover currently living in Canada - and this place served up quite simply the best version of the dish that I've ever eaten. We turned up just before 12 on a Saturday & were seated quickly and given the choice of...More

1  Thank SaulB
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Billy H
September 4, 2017|
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Response from HURDAN17 | Reviewed this property |
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April 19, 2015|
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Response from ndbaker74 |
They take cash only. They accept both Canadian and American dollars.
william m
March 2, 2015|
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Response from Judith_abigail | Reviewed this property |
They have one kitchen and everything prepared can be contaminated so not really recommended for people with allergies!😒
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $8
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 994 Rue Rachel E, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-525-2415
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