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“Great hidden gem”
Review of Al Taib

Al Taib
Ranked #2,519 of 5,769 Restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: Lebanese
Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great hidden gem”
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We were just looking for a place to sit down for lunch after walking around all morning and stumbled on this lovely shwarma/Lebanese place. The guys are incredibly welcoming and accommodating, even giving us free tastes, including a fantastic okra and tomato dish that was well seasoned and perfectly cooked. The portions are huge-consider sharing a platter. The salad bar is fresh and inexpensive, with a good variety of different dishes. Shwarma is moist and delicious. The best shwarma we've had outside of the Middle East. And they have sumac on the tables, so you know it's authentic. Terrific find!

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
West Hartford, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Not bad”
Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Good service, good food... centrally located. .. what more can one ask for?
Also,having starbucks next to it does not hurt either. We stayed at hotel DuFort, walking distance.

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Montreal, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pretty Good”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

The food is awesome. Meat grilled to perfection. Chicken is pretty regular stuff, but the beef is where it's at. The service is much slower at night, maybe the boss aint around, Very reasonable price for the amount of food.

  • Visited January 2013
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Montreal, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
228 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“Friendly staff, fresh food, spacious and clean”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

From the moment you walk in, the guys greet you and make you feel welcome.
This place specializes in Lebanese plates and grilled meats. You can order just a regular pita to a full plate. There are plenty of choices.
You will notice as well that their pitas are bigger since they use the larger sized ones. The portions are generous and everything is tasty.

The food is fresh and the place is very clean. There is plenty of place to sit and tvs to keep you entertained.
They also have a various selection of Middle Eastern desserts.
Great location near the metro and across Concordia university. You can't miss it.

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