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Laika

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Bar, Cafe, Spanish, Pub, Canadian
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4040 boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Y8, Canada
+1 514-842-8088
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08:30 - 03:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 03:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 03:00
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Montreal, Canada
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170 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I adore the contrast here between the grungy ambience and the high-concept delicious food. Simply delightful. Our various breakfast choices were all terrific. As we were the only early-morning clients, the waitress turned down the loud music as requested, which we appreciated. Two critical comments: the prices seemed steep. And my coffee cup had old sugar crusts on its side,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Another visit to a favourite brunch spot. The poutine déjeuner was huge and the coffee excellent. The place is a bit grungy but that's all part of the character of the place. Great service too!

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Thank dave_b15
Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Not a big restaurant but the choice is fair and tasty. A perfect place for a quick lunch downtown right next to the tiny Montreal Jewish museum.

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Thank Jean-Claude A
Grimbergen, Belgium
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were walking down the boulevard just enjoying our last day in Canada after 3 weeks of touring Quebec and Ontario as we happened to pass Laïka... We just couldn't resist and sat down for a local beer. I could have spend there the rest of the afternoon. Cool, easy going, friendly people (both guests and personnel). When I visit... More 

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Thank Carl V
Newry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The decor was not to my taste at all and if you are of like mind do not let this put you off because this place has the best goats cheese and apple salad I've ever had!!

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Thank Charlene K
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Brunch is by 3 pm and if you are around having a walk in this neighborhood you can't miss this place. My friend took me here and at the beginning I was like "meh".... After few seconds I started to enjoy the vibe of the place and the crowd of young artsy people. I live in New York and the... More 

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Thank giuseppebicceri
Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a place to hang out with friends and listen to DJs. The food is good and they have a good selection of beer and wine.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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434 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Very intimate little bar often with live DJ entertainment. Service great. Good place for a drink, snack and/or dessert. The cheesecake was spectacular!

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Thank Margaret A
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Nice quit friday evening with a live DJ. Having a couple beer and some relaxing time to chat. Great ambiance! Great service! And great music!

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Thank Steph G
Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

I was reluctant to write this critique because I don't want one of my favorite places to become a trourist attraction but, I decided to take my chances. This is one of the best week-end brunch in Montreal (but also a great place for lunch), and one of the best coffee place. They make things you don't have the patience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Spanish, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 03:00
Monday
08:30 - 03:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 03:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 03:00
Thursday
08:30 - 03:00
Friday
08:30 - 03:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4040 boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Y8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-842-8088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Neighbourhood Profile
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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