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The Main Deli Steak House

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
CUISINES
Diner, Canadian, Deli
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Menu

ENTRÉES​
4.25
Soupe Auxmatzos / Matzoball Soup
2.25
Soupe Du Jour / Daily Soup
4.25
Soupe Aux Kreplachs / Kreplach Soup
3.75
Soupe Aux Betteraves / Borscht
1.75
Karnatzel / Karnatzel
4.25
Soupe à L’Oignon / Onion Soup
4.75
Soupe à L’Oignon Gratinée / Onion Soup Au Gratin
4.25
Foie Haché / Chopped Liver
4.95
Foie Etsaucisse Grillées / Broiled Liver & Frank
3.50
Salade Aux Aubergines / Eggplant Salad
COMMANDESDE LA CUISINE / KITCHEN ORDERS​
12.50
Boeuf Bouilli / Boiled Beef
Servi avec légumes, patates etraifort/served w/ vegetables, potatoes & horse‐radish
9.95
Rôti De Boeuf Et Varenekes / Roast Beef & Varenekes
8.75
Poulet Chaud (Viande Brune) / Hot Chicken (Brown Meat)
9.25
Poulet Chaud (Viande Blanche) / Hot Chicken (White Meat)
8.95
Sandwich Au Boeuf Chaud / Hot Beef Sandwich
Ci‐dessusservis avec desfrites etlégumes/the above served w/ fries & vegetables
COMBINAISONS​
Choix de deux items / any two of the following: 7.25
Boeuffumé ‐ Foie Haché / Smoked Beef ‐ Chopped Liver
Pouletfarci ‐ Salami/ Stuffed Chicken ‐ Salami
With smoked turkey +1.00
Boeufrôti ‐ Fromage Suisse / Roast Beef ‐ Swiss Cheese
Avec dinde fumé / w/ smoked turkey
9.50
Bagel, Saumon Fumé / Bagel, Lox
9.50
Fromage à La Crème / Cream Cheese
9.25
White meat +1.00
Sandwich Club / Club Sandwich
Avec frites etsalade de chou / With French fries & coleslaw —(viande blanche) 10.25 (white meat)—
10.25
Club Roll
(Viande fumée ‐ pouletfarci ‐ salami etlangue) grillé avec frites etmarinades/(smokedmeat ‐ stuffed chicken ‐ salami & tongue) grilled w/ fries & sours
SPÉCIAUXDE LA MAISON​
6.75
Sandwich Au Veau Fumé / Smoked Veal Sandwich
3.95
Hamburger à L'Ancienne
4.25
Fromageburger à L’Ancienne / Cheese Burger
8.75
Poutine à La Viande Fumée / Poutine w/ Smoke Dmeat
13.25
Assiettede Viande Fumee / Smoked Meat Platter
Frites, salade de chou et cornichon / French fries, coleslaw, pickle
13.95
Côtesde Boeuf / Beef Ribs
Avec entrée de foie etsaucisse, frite cornichon etsalade de chou/ w/ liver & frank entree, French fries, coleslaw & pickle
9.95
Bagel Burger
Bagel fromage à la crème, saumon fumé, tomates&oignons smoked salmon, cream cheese, tomato, onions on a bagel
18.95
Baby Back Ribs
Servi avec entrée de foie etsaucisse, frites, cornichon etsalade de chou/ Served w/ liver & frank entree, French fries, coleslaw & pickle
9.25
Steakde Foie / Liver Steak
Servi​ avec frites, cornichon etsalade de chou/ Served w/ French fries, coleslaw & pickle
16.95
Assiettede Saumonfumée / Lox Plate
Tomate, fromage à la crème, oignons, olives noires et bagel tomato, onions, black olives, cream cheese & bagel
DELICATESSEN​
11.95
Assiette De Viandesfroides / Cold Cut Platter
9.25
1/2 Pouletfumé / 1/2 Smoked Chicken
8.75
Bœuffumé Et œufs / Smokedmeat & Eggs
Ci‐dessusservis avec frites etmarinades/ The above served w/ French fries & sours
SANDWICHS ASSORTIS / SANDWICHES​
6.10
Sandwich à La Viande Fumée / Smoked Meat Sandwich
5.95
Dinde Fumée / Smoked Turkey
5.50
Poitrine De Bœufrôtie / Roast Brisket of Beef
4.75
Salami / Salami
5.95
Languemarinée / Pickled Tongue
4.25
Foie Haché / Chopped Liver
4.25
Pouletfarci /Stuffed Chicken
5.50
Poulet(Viande Brune) / (Brown Meat) Chicken
6.50
Poulet(Viande Blanche) / (White Meat) Chicken
4.25
Bacon Ettomates / Bacon & Tomato
PRODUITS LAITIERS /DAIRY​
6.95
Varenekes Aux Pommes De Terre/ Potato Varenekes
5.75
Crêpes(Fromage, Pommes Ou Bleuets) / (Cheese, Blueberry or Apple) Blintzes
6.75
Crêpes De Pommes De Terre / Potato Latkas
Servis avec crème sûre ou sauce aux pommes/ served w/ sour cream or apple sauce
PETITES COMMANDES / SIDE ORDERS​
2.95
Pain à L’Ail / Garlic Bread
1.50
Piments(Doux Ou Fort) / Peppers(Banana, Cherry Pimento)
2.25
Salade De Chou / Coleslaw
1.50
Cornichon / Dill Pickle
2.00
Patates Frites / French Fries
1.25
Patate Bouillie / Boiled Potatoes
2.50
Légumes / Vegetables
3.75
1/2 Portion Varenekes / 1/2 Portion Varenekes
2.95
Olives Noires / Black Olives
1.95
Oignons Etsauce / Onions & Sauce
DESSERTS​
4.95
Gâteau Assortis / Assorted Cakeetarte
5.25
Gâteau Au Fromage / Cheese Cake
4.95
Tarte “Keylime” / Key Lime Pie
4.75
Tartes Assorties / Assorted Pies
3.95
Crème Brûlée / Crème Brûlée
BREUVAGES / BEVERAGES​
2.00
Café Ou Thé / Coffee Ortea
1.75
Lait / Milk
1.75
Chocolat Chaud Ou Sanka / Hot Chocolate or Sanka
2.25
Jus D’Orange / Orange Juice
1.50
Jus De Tomate / Tomato Juice
1.95
Boissons en Canette / Canned Drinks
2.25
Jus De Pomme / Apples Juice
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my smoked meat special, hubby liked his smoked meat poutine. Prompt friendly service, a great old school deli.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sharonr291
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Great location in a busy avenue, old place still as it was since decades, we ate smoked meat wasn’t as expected, sorry for that

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JosephAG73
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Main Street deli serves up the best Montreal smoked meat sandwich and there's absolutely no waiting. The staff are attentive, and your food is served quickly.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank geoffc299
Reviewed March 20, 2019

This place offers a great selection of traditional diner food but BEST is of course the smoked meat superspecial. Great flavour, friendly service. A Montreal institution. RIght across the street from Schwartz - great food without the silly line ups to get in.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Joe P
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Very good smoked meat and other delicatessen food service was very good as well as the price reasonable

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank adonis222
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Ok but a bit greasy Hadn’t been there for years and seems that the quality was not what it used to be. The meat was ample but not as good as I remembered and the fries were greasy as well. Still tasty food but needs...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jeff v
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

This place may not look like much from the street, but venture in. You’ll be very glad you did! Everyone in my party was extremely happy with their meal. I had the Rueben sandwich, absolutely melt in your mouth delicious. Reasonably priced, huge portions, great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Our friends from LA and London came to visit so we obviously hit up all the stereotypical Canadian sites and food. The food here is always delicious and the smoked meat always flavourful and tender. I daresay that I like it more than Schwartz.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DoctorDonnaSuperTemp
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming back here every time I come to MTL. It’s just as good as Schwartz’ (right across the street), but without the lineup. In fact, the lineups across the street make for great people watching while eating lol

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank littlediddy2001
Reviewed November 22, 2018

Our tour guide told us this hidden gem. At least he rarely goes to Schwartz if there's a long line. After being to both, I couldn't tell the difference. Service is definitely better than Schwartz and it's busy but no lines (at least when we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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