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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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705 St-Catherine W., Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G5, Canada
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typically Middle eastern cuisine, the food is amazing, The sheesh touk is great the desserts are amazing, it is self service, good for a quick Lunch

Thank ilovearpora
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

If health and safety department were going to inspect this place wouldn't pass the inspection. The guy who served out food cleaned his nose with a Kleenex, throw it away and didn't wash his hands before handling out plates and food. Dirty napkins under tables. We got the food but doesn't even look close to the pictures of what the... More 

1 Thank AylesburyUK
Sydney, Australia
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431 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Basha offers a selection of typical Middle Eastern dishes(the restaurant is Halaal). The food was good, with the exception of the chicken, which was dry, The servers are friendly and helpful. Basha is a good place for a quick lunch

Thank DerAlteBach
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

I enjoyed the falafel and the veg platter as I am a vegetarian. I went there with my wife couple of times to enjoy lunch during my Montreal trip. Good food and value of money.

Thank Ajit M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

Basha offers a good variety of food at good prices. The food is delicious for a quick bite or a sumptuous lunch / dinner. This place is a must to visit.

Thank Komalkoko
Sherbrooke, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Rice was fat grained. Lot of options. Quick but there might be a huge line. Very very casual type of place.

Thank ckanand
Saratoga Springs, NY
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264 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

The menus that were listed above the food did not match what was actually being served. There was also a language barrier so this made ordering very difficult. We ended up with a chicken wrap and a giant pile of potatoes while we really wanted the tabouli but that did not go with the chicken. The grape leaves ok but... More 

Thank Kirsten D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We love their food . I wish there was a basha restaurant in NJ. I would go everyday . It's delicious . Love it love it. And the view of St Catherine is so nice to watch while you are eating.

2 Thank Janine P
Los Angeles, CA
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Possibly the worst I've had. There are lots of options in the area. Keep looking you'll do yourself a favor. We asked for the Kefta (ground beef), it was way over seasoned and dry. The hummus and salad were decent, as was the water. Service is cafeteria style. And boy is it pricey! Over $30 for two dishes and two... More 

1 Thank RDMWorldTravel
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had to take takeouts for our train trip/s, we took platter with Rice and shwarma... It was awesome... it crossed all our limits.... If I did not leave Montreal on that day, I would have gone back couple of times... Well, will look forward to come back to revisit any time soon....

Thank SabbirC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lebanese, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 St-Catherine W., Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: 514-284-4272

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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