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Cafe Lola Rosa

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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545 Milton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
+1 514-287-9337
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came in for a late dinner. The service was amazing and the food was fantastic. We had burrito, nacho and curry...everything was delicious. The sangria was delightful as well.

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Thank Panda M
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was delighted that the restaurant was so busy on a weeknight -- yay vegetarian food! It was worth the 30 minute wait outside by the garbage bins. We were served by Sarah who was very sweet, friendly, helpful, and attentive to our needs. Food was fresh and so delicious. Best nachos I have ever had. I will always make... More 

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Thank toemichaelburns
Paris, France
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch in this nice vegetarian restaurant. We had a burrito and lasagna. Both were very good. We did enjoy. The atmosphere is nice and friendly staff.

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Thank noelia a
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after looking at the reviews on trip advisor. So so glad we went! The menu is varied, not too big but I still struggled to decide. I had the hempburger and my Mum had the frittata. Both were amazing! Beautifully presented, colourful and tasty. We were both full but knew the desserts would be amazing so we... More 

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Thank abby1987
Montreal, Canada
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vegetarian Mexican restaurant, located quite close to McGill University (located within the McGill ghetto). Went here for dinner on a Saturday night. There was a line outside but we were able to sit quite quickly. Small place, really lovely decor, and a good atmosphere. We ordered the half portion of nachos and the burrito, both to share. Service was friendly,... More 

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Thank VicUpland
Toronto
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our bnb host suggested this restaurant and he was right! A small restaurant with wonderful waiters and great food. I recommend the Nachos as well as the spicy curry dish.

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Thank Bozmajeh
Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the Vegan Burrito, Vegan Nachos, Ragout Tunesien and a regular Burrito. Love this place - delightful vegetarian menu with plenty of vegan options. Loved the TWIX Pie, cannot believe it was vegan! We wanted to go back the second day for dessert but they close by 10pm. Next time....Thanks for a great time and good food.

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Thank Abee122
Montreal, Canada
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at lola rosa can be hit or miss- the daily soups are usually quite good and are almost always gluten free. The reason for the three stars is that as someone with celiac, I was reassured that the food that they make and label as gluten free was safe to consume. I was told on my third visit,... More 

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1 Thank laura S
cafelolarosa, Owner at Cafe Lola Rosa, responded to this review

Hello I m sorry about this problem! We train our waiters to warn you that it could be a problem for Celiac. In our procedures we clean our hands, workstation and change knives in the kitchen as soon as we told someone is celiac to limit the cross contamination. We will train our staff floor and kitchen floor again! On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great as was the service, best red sangria I have had. We had the curry, nachos, mac cheese and chilli - these guys should sell a recipe book

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Thank Simon P
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Lola Rosa a few years ago and enjoyed the food, sadly, my second experience was most likely THE WORST SERVICE EXPERIENCE I've ever had at a restaurant. We waited in line for a table of two, which took about 40 minutes. Once we were seated, we were given water and handed menus. Then the wait began... After... More 

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2 Thank kats433
cafelolarosa, Owner at Cafe Lola Rosa, responded to this review

Dear Kats433, We are very sorry that you had such a bad experience at Lola Rosa. We, the management and the staff, take pride in what we do and service has always been one of our strengths. We have no valid excuse to justify what happened to you and will not shy away from our responsibility. Would you be kind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 Milton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-287-9337
Description
Our Mission is to provide good vegetarian comfort food, tasteful and colorful with an very good service. We want non vegetarian to eat less meat to have an ecological impact on their health and earth.OMNIVORE CERTIFIED ADORED

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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.