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“Amazing authentic food - quick and inexpensive too!”
Review of Abu Elias

Abu Elias
Ranked #1,199 of 5,948 Restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: Lebanese
Description: Bizarre foods show on montrel
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Description: Bizarre foods show on montrel
Reviewed August 30, 2013

This place is a super find. A friend from work introduced me to it and I love the place! All the sandwiches are great, and there's no better deal to be had!

Looks like excellent butcher selections as well - keep wanting to pick up some stuff but have always been going back to work after lunch...

Highly recommended for a flavourful, fast, inexpensive lunch!

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2  Thank EKJ06
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The guys at Abu Elias were awesome! So friendly & helpful! We ended up with all kinds of fun food: boeuf tartare, shishtouk, shish boeuf, shish agneau, calves brain sandwich! Awesome!!

Thank Jillian B
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

First off, Abu Elias is not, repeat not, a restaurant. It's a butcher shop with a charcoal grill and a few bar stools. But if you're looking for the best chicken sandwich in town, you'll find it here. For $4!!! Their grilled whole chicken stands up to any rotisserie's in Montreal. Can't beat their barbecued lamb. Sides are authentically good, especially the rice with lamb which is available only on weekends. One visit and you'll be hooked.

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1  Thank Harold S
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Good food at low price in a special unpretentious place.
By far the best Lebanese sandwich at Montreal.
I like their shrimp sandwich. 'Filet Mignon' 's one tasted well but needs good teeth :).
Nice Hummus also.

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Thank Maria A
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

Asked for same foods Andrew zimmerins had. Absolutely unique . Tartare had seasoning similar to Lebanese falafel mix I used to get in jersey city fresh over 35 years ago. With onions and parsley, very sour pickle strips and pinched into pieces of non bread wow. They put heavy layer of garlic on tartare and a hot sauce on side. Asked guy to make the way he would eat it. Good idea.

Lamb brain sandwich was excellent. Have had beef brains in past and did not like it but this was quite different. Combo of excellent toasted wrap bread, sauce, pickle and lamb brain was spot on.

Inexpensive, delicious and unique.

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6  Thank banghammer
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