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Restaurant Esmeralda Sur-Lac

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1223 Ch Du Chantecler, Sainte-Adele, Quebec J8B 2Y3, Canada
450.229.5151
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
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  • 3
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best Resto in Town

Familial restaurant , service is perfect. Cannelloni and Luiguini Frutti Di Mare are The best! Almost every Friday, we eat here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
gauthij
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Montréal, Canada
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Montréal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Familial restaurant , service is perfect. Cannelloni and Luiguini Frutti Di Mare are The best! Almost every Friday, we eat here.

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Thank gauthij
Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not crazy about Italian cuisine, but this restaurant is a wonderful exception in my list. Family running, very thoughtful service, great kitchen, perfect food. The tiramisu was simply phenomenal, i should admit. Will go back again when in town.

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Thank Dagaz11
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We were here for a dinner on January 1 2016. This was one of the few restaurants open on the New Year's day. What a great experience! This place is a family restaurant and they will make you feel right at home. The owner Albina takes time to greet each guest and chat and create a welcoming atmosphere. The food... More 

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1 Thank Kate B
Dorval, Canada
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132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We were 4 for dinner and made a reservation for a Saturday night at 7:30, we arrived and were still not sure we had made the right choice even tmhou we had read reviews on trip advisor. Well it was the best food and I'm not a pasta fan at all. We all orderd a pasta dish a seafood pasta... More 

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1 Thank Cindy G
laval, quebec
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We spent a lovely August evening here. The atmosphere was cozy and the family will welcome you warmly. I had the pasta duo which was fantastic. Everyone at our table were pleased with their choices as well. The Table d'hote included a starter and a very nice selection of desserts, which are made in house. I had the chocolate mousse... More 

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Ottawa
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It had been several years since we ate at Esmeralda- it was a favorite place of my father's so going there is a bit of a pilgrimage for me. It can be hard to relive fond memories but not much has changed at this restaurant over the years which is a good thing! It serves an extensive and traditional Italian... More 

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1 Thank RenataOttawa
Laval, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I am so happy to have gone back. The best restaurant in the Laurentians ! My family and I enjoyed it very much...the staff are really friendly and the food is delicious.

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1 Thank Vinny C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What a wonderful family run restaurant in the lower Laurentians that welcomes you with open arms. The atmosphere was warm and inviting and the staff were extremely accommodating and pleasant. The meals were lovingly prepared with attention to the presentation of each dish. The menu is varied and each dish that was sampled was delicious! All the desserts are homemade... More 

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1 Thank Linda F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

What can I say? I love this place!! The food is great...real authentic italian food, and the hospitality is too. My husband and I feel like we're family when we visit Esmeralda. We can finally enjoy sitting on the their beautiful terrace,now that the summer weather is here. A definite must when visiting the Laurentians! Thank you to all the... More 

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1 Thank Tas E
Laval, Canada
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Quaint restaurant, home style cooking that is excellent. The service is quick, and the staff and owners are sure to come around regularly to make sure everything is right and to your liking. The prices are reasonable, the quality and portions are very good. All in all it was a pleasant experience. Oh, and the wines are reasonably priced! Which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1223 Ch Du Chantecler, Sainte-Adele, Quebec J8B 2Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Sainte-Adele
  • Phone Number: 450.229.5151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?