Restaurants & Bars Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Kosher frustration

tonbo0422 | | Apr 28, 2011 04:43 PM


I'm not Jewish or kosher, but the occasion has come up where I have to find a kosher restaurant for 15-20 people on Mother's day for lunch, because the person for whom the lunch is for is also the only person in the group who eats only kosher.

I see that unfortunately, the kosher scene in Montreal seems to be pretty ghastly, or at least there seem to be two camps -- people either seem to hate the few places there are, or absolutely love them; no in-betweens.

And all of these places seem to have to do with someone named Ernie. The occasion is the person's 90th birthday, so it was my thinking that going to a place like Chez Benny was like taking the Queen to McDonald's . . . unfortunately it looks like I have very few choices here. (Considering the large Jewish population in Montreal, one would think they would have at least ONE classy kosher place . . .)

Anyway, any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. This is way out of my area of expertise . . .

Chez Benny
5071 Ch Queen-Mary, Montreal, QC H3W1X4, CA

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