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Restaurant El Meson

1678, Boulevard St. Joseph, Montreal, Quebec H8S 2N1, Canada
+1 514-634-0442
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (3 reviews)
“mole” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1678, Boulevard St. Joseph, Montreal, Quebec H8S 2N1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a funky little restaurant with lots of young people. It is not touristy, and is in a lovely part of the island that every tourist should visit. The food was tasty- lots of green salad, avocado and seafood and a reasonable house wine....More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Nice place by the waterfont...really cute terrace in front and back. The food is good ...could bet better. Portions are very small for the price....but portions in Mexico are also small so its authentic in plating and taste. Ordered soup and it was served at...More

Thank GigiGigi2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Twice or three times during summer. My coworker and Iove to eat here. The owners are very friendly and the staff very helpful. Today we eat chicken enchiladas with green mole, chicken enchiladas with mole (black beans, chocolate and chili) and fajitas. Pitch of sangria...More

Thank Maribelle74
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch, and had all different dishes: the tacos were great, the quesadilla au mole verte as well. Excellent guacamole, and chicken. All was really well prepared and presented. Finally a Mexican restaurant not serving everything under a layer o& melted cheese,...More

Thank baboeni
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The food, service and ambiance are excellent. Ate on the front terrace for lunch. I had the beef fajitas plate and a margarita. Generous portion of perfectly cooked steak, lots of veggies, mexican rice and refried beans and 3 flour tortillas. Only mildly spicy but...More

Thank jellybear62
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Went there on a Sunday afternoon,parking can be iffy but service was friendly and polite, The food was really good, i had Chilli Reinos and the best tortilla soup,my wife had some kind of cactus salad and my daughter had an amazing enchilada everything was...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I'm another person who is completely baffled by all the good reviews of this place! You know those old Chinese restaurants with awful American/Chinese cuisine recipes from the 1960s that nobody in China would recognize as Chinese food.....well, this is the same thing only awful...More

Thank Vincent T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Absolutely fantastic Mexican food! So fresh and tasty! Very friendly staff, excellent service. The place is tiny though - be sure to make a reservation!

Thank Kimlovesthesea
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is NOT high end restaurant. It is a perfect little mom and pop restaurant complete with all the comfort of your own living room. The food is absolutely delicious and authentic. The soup is out of this world delicious, and I normally hate soup....More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I came here with my sister. We each had the seafood platter. I asked if there was dairy or butter or cheese in the sauce, the waiter said "I have no idea whats in the sauce, they don't tell me what the ingredients are". I...More

Thank Avidtraveller44
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1678, Boulevard St. Joseph, Montreal, Quebec H8S 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-634-0442
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