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Laloux - Don't Bother If You're Not Canadian


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Laloux - Don't Bother If You're Not Canadian

Jeff | May 28, 2001 10:53 PM

I just returned from a weekend in Montreal. After having had a great experience with Laloux in 1996, I decided to return. The decor is still handsome, the food well-prepared and enjoyable if not spectacular, but the service is atrocious. We were seated in the back (I guess that is where they put all Americans). Our waitress did not crack a smile the entire evening and seemed to have a rolling mental blackout when it came time for the check. I finally asked for it after waiting for over half-an-hour. She then dillied dallied and visited two other tables (with French Canadien customers, of course) before finally returning with the check. Her disdain for Americans was apparent. Er - hello, that's discrimination. Everyone else in Montreal was pleasant and welcoming. She ought to realize she gets paid to serve all customers no matter their nationality. I will never return and will spread the word everywhere on the Internet.

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