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“Traditional smoked meat!”
Review of Schwartz's

Schwartz's
Ranked #71 of 5,820 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Mtl
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Traditional smoked meat!”
Reviewed August 19, 2014

By far the best smoked meat restaurant in the 514 area! However, since this place is always packed, you better be ready to wait! Guys are friendly and it's very delicious! Price is expensive though

  • Visited May 2014
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Portland OR
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Honest Stuff”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Schwartz's will give you what you came for- a pile of smoked meat on soft white dressed with yellow mustard- and not much else. Simple, fast, and pretty authentic. (Although as far as authenticity goes, I visited at lunch time and all of the patrons were tourists, no exceptions.) go early to avoid the line and splurge on the t-shirt.

Visited August 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Iconic spot”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

We ate here on New Year's Day and it was the perfect food for a little New Years hang over
The queue was out the door with plenty of people waiting for a table
It's very old school, no frills but wow that meat tastes great!
If you are in Montreal, you have to try it!

  • Visited January 2014
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Cincinnati, OH
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great smoked beef...”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Yes, it is a classic...yes it is old...but wow, you cannot pass it up! It is a meat lovers paradise!

  • Visited August 2014
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colorado
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Must have if you visit Montreal”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I would say food wise, this is the must have in Montreal. Just get the medium fat with mustard, that's all you need. Five of us arrived at Schwartz's at 3 pm for a late lunch on a Wednesday and still had to wait for half an hour. It is easier to get a table for 2 people. Their tables sit six so they either sit two parties of two at the same table or sit them at the bar. Another option is to buy take out from the store next door and eat on the street but it is kind of messy.

  • Visited August 2014
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