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“Great anniversary”

Restaurant Le Gourmand
Ranked #1 of 113 Restaurants in Pointe Claire
Price range: $6 - $37
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

As a special treat for our 45th anniversary we had dinner at Restaurant Le gourmand. What a delightful time. The staff is very attentive to your every need. The owner came around the tables talking to everyone. A very small restaurant but very pleasant. A little pricey for an every week out dinner but definitely worth it for a special occasion. A great choice of meals and a very nice selection of wines. Will certainly recommend it to friends and family

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The food is excellent and the ambiance delightful. The only drawback is that to enter the restaurant there is a very high step....difficult for elderly or individuals with mobility issues. This is mostly a challenge in the winter when the back entrance via the terrace is not open. The service also could be a little more professional. Overall however Le Gourmand is an excellent choice.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

Probably our 10th time dining here. The food is good but not as good as years before. Had the coconut shrimp appetizer which was good, the arugula salad....nothing special. My husband had the venison and it was good but not great. Dessert was excellent. The service is good but the restaurant is really expensive considering what you get for it. It’s an ole reliable standby, but not in a league of its own anymore.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 190karinw
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

This well-known restaurant in the Point Claire village has been a recommended destination for fine-dining on the West Island for many years. We booked a table for two on a Friday night to celebrate a significant anniversary. The decor and atmosphere in this 170 year-old historical building is pleasant. The stone walls and wooden beams combined with bright and colourful local scenes by a local artist make for a pleasant ambiance. Service was friendly and timely. Of course every table was occupied and the noise level from some large groups did get elevated at times but this is not unexpected in Montreal. We ordered a-la-carte but a table-d'hote menu was also available. The leek and potato soup was delicious and the bread side dish was good but rather small in quantity.
My main course was the "Duo: Magret and Duck Leg Confit" which was served with mashed potatoes and string beans. The portion was generous and the sauce very tasty and appropriate. However, I found the Magret rather tough - especially the white sinews that even the steak knife could not cut without much effort.
My wife chose the "Seafood au Gratin in a Pernod Cream Sauce". It was also very tasty with some large shrimp and scallops. Unfortunately the dish was overwhelmed by the pernod cream sauce and the large clam shells had cheese encrusted on the shells. A soup spoon was provided with this course to handle the cream sauce.
Of course all was enhanced by a nice bottle of wine - they have an extensive menu starting at $40-$50.
So dinner was very good but some aspects of the main courses we chose were a bit disappointing for a first-class restaurant in the $175-$225 price range (for two with wine)

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Generally a huge fan of this place and my reviews have been great over the years.

BUT

Things are not the same. Used to have larger portions and better filler but now the 4 scallop is now a two MINI scallop dish. For 15$ this is not ideal and a bit of a rip and a joke.

Duck was served on this so-so pasta filler. Little cheap.

Disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
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