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Schwartz's: "Da Best Smoked Meat !" Schwartz's Tip by ChuckG

Schwartz's, Montreal: 29 reviews and 38 photos

I used to live right by that restaurant so would stop there whenever I can. It's opened very long hours so you can go at almost anytime.

The restaurant is tiny. No reservation and no chatting for hours in there... The 60yrs-old ave staff will make you feel like it's time to get out... You don't go there for service or atmosphere, you go there for the food.

I'm quite impressed that although the place is so popular, they always kept themselves from opening a big flashy restaurant instead of their tiny place.

MY TRICK: Skip the line up, go directly for "take-out", then walk up to Parc Jeanne Mance and have a relax meal there !!

TRICK#2: Did you know that they ship abroad !? If you love their smoked meat, they will ship it to your house, send them a fax at: 514-842-0800, they will indicate you the procedure.

Favorite Dish: Smoked Meat of course:

Order the extra pickle, fill the sandwich with an ocean of mustard and enjoy.

Their smoked meat is 10X better than the one at Reuben's or Ben's. Most places in Montreal get their Smoked Meat from the same vendor, not Schwartz.

Address: 3895 St-laurent, Montreal
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Walk up St-Laurent from Avenue des Pins. It's on your right.
Phone: 514-842-4813
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 14, 2003
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