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“Excellent meal, one of the best ever!”
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Ranked #131 of 6,067 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Cross street: Saint-Maurice
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lunch menu exceeded our expectations. Fixed price menu $22 was a great value, soup or salad, main dish and dessert. I had the Salmon and my husband had the Halibut. Both beautifully presented and delicious! A must go to in Montreal.

Thank Rosebuttnc
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Wonderful service for 8 at lunch, everyone enjoyed their meals. Arugula salad was amazing very good lamb shank, suggested white wine refreshing but fruity. Dessert tray remarkable and coffees excellent.
All in all well worth a return visit.

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Delicious food, great wine and porto, excellent service
If you like fish, it's the place to go; but the beef and pork are excellent as well.
The salad of asparagus is one of the best salad I've ever eaten.
And for desert the little pasteis de nata are to die for!

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Thank Danielle H
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Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Very creative portugese food, excellent service, great wine list. Beautiful atmosphere. If you're a foodie, go! Try the sardine tartare, portugese stew, pork cheeks and stuffed calamari. Delicious!!

Thank markatom
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

A great deal to be had at Helena on McGill in Old Montreal. Starter, main course, and dessert for 22$, I ordered a Bavette with rillette de poisson, and the dessert was a medley of fruit and mouse fruit. The starter was very tasty, the beef was tough, and the wine which was offered, was tasted, poured, and for 1 glass at 12$, I would have passed. But if you have water, they ask you if you want flat or sparkly, if you have flat, it is not from the tap, it is from a bottle, and they charge for it, without mentioning it. They seem to generally neglect to tell you about these little surprises, which launched my bill to roughly 46$.

Decor is beautiful, as is the service, very attentive, so I suppose that is what you are paying for.

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Thank WindsNWaters
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