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“worst cabane a sucre ever”
Review of Sucrerie Lavigne

Sucrerie Lavigne
Ranked #16 of 30 Restaurants in Rigaud
Price range: $5 - $17
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: La Sucrerie Lavigne is a family business located in Rigaud, west of Montreal, offering customers an excellent sugar shack experience since 1957.
Alfred, Canada
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174 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“worst cabane a sucre ever”
Reviewed March 30, 2009

This sucrerie is a buffet style rather than food being served at the table. Price was an exorbitant $22 for basic breakfast food. Had to ask many times to get pancakes so we could try the maple syrup. Atmosphere is typical sugar shack with shack being the key word here. Coffee was undrinkable since it tasted like colored water. Pea soup was watery also. Ham was shaved and just quickly cooked but tasted ok. Easily could have had the same meal at a local restaurant for $5 and had the eggs cooked to our liking. For a place that can hold a few hundred people, they had only 1 toilet for men and 1 for women - filthy, no paper, unusable. Reservations although necessary (?) are useless since people just show up and stand in line.

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4 Thank thegrandstan
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LaSucrerieLavigne, Propriétaire at Sucrerie Lavigne, responded to this review, February 7, 2016
As part of the third generation of owners, we have decided to get closer to our customers online in order to continuously improve our process and offer a better experience. Even though your comment is a little outdated we would like to acknowledge it.

We are truly sorry that you were not informed about our traditional hot buffet type service. We are committed to give every client a great traditional sugar shack experience, our apologies if our establishment or our meal did not meet your expectations. We fully agree with your comment regarding our toilets. We recently renovated them and have a more appropriate number of them. Please accept our apologies as your visit seems to have been during a very busy moment. Allow us to specify that reservations are necessary for the food preparation and that all our clients are reserving in advance.

As a small family business, be sure that we take good note of your comments in order to improve our clients’ experience. Hopefully, you will give our sugar shack another chance to meet your expectations in the upcoming years.
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