Restaurants & Bars Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Garde Manger :-(

fullabeans | | Aug 20, 2007 08:03 AM

I had been warned about the quality (lack of) and service (amateur) but decided to venture out with 5 friends last Friday night. The 'scene' that everyone raves about surprised me - although it's a nice location and intimate, the music and people were generic at best.

But on to the food :-)

Oddly, all of the entrees were fish-related, save for one salad ... I had the crab cakes which were fried (yuck) in old oil, totally overpowering the taste crab...Main was poached halibut with a pesto and vegetables - fish was slightly overcooked and way too much salt all over...very disappointing.

Others at the table had scallops (satisfied) and the 'faux filet' - which went untouched it was so tough.

The wine list is ok - and the service was fine, despite the waiter trying to sell us another bottle twice(!) before we were even through a first glass :-) also, when she took the plates she didn't even comment on the fact a bulk of food was uneaten - a sure sigh of inexperience and lack of confidence. Ahhh, youth.

so for approx $90 / head - this was a mistake and I will listen to my wise friends before curiosity gets the better of me again :-)

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