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Lester's Deli

) #112 of 1,226 Restaurants in Quebec City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Delicatessen
1057 Bernard | Outremont, Quebec City, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
+1 514-213-1313
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“smoked meat” (73 reviews)
“sandwich” (26 reviews)
“fries” (36 reviews)
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Canadian, Delicatessen
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1057 Bernard | Outremont, Quebec City, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Left much better educated in what needs to be done to have a successful and exceptional evening with loved ones. Our freshly cooked brisket was pre-sliced on the spot and vacuum sealed in plastic, we got their inhouse mustard, pickels and coleslaw and two pre...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were five people, we started with orders of karnatzel, hadn't had this in a while, served with mustard on rye bread - yummy. All of us had their 'special', which is a smoked meat sandwich, fries, one whole pickle cut in quarters, and soft...More

Thank MarlonRU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you guys!!!! We were recommended this place by our bike tour guide Darren. We wanted a local and well known place to try smoked meat! oMG!!! This was great. Our first time in Montreal from NYC and I must say thank you Lester's for...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Montreal several times a year. I always make it a habit to get smoked meat. Never made it to Lesters before, but had heard great things so stopped in. So glad I did. Located on a nice neighbourhood street, the inside is all...More

Thank FerTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked a fair distance to enjoy my lunch at Lester's and must confess I was a little disappointed at the outcome, when compared to the glowing reviews on this site. The smoked meat sandwich was fine, but nothing out of the ordinary, while perhaps...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Our friends live around the corner from here and we went with them for lunch after visiting The Belvedere. We all went for the smoked meat sandwich and fries along with a beer each. Boy, was it good. Our server was friendly and upfront about...More

Thank Nemesis13
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was a mission of love. Spoke with a number of folks in town to get a recommendation for the best SM in MTL, and this was the pick. We walked down from Mont Royal Park, and explored the plateau until finding Lesters. Wow was...More

Thank mattheww765
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If you want a deli experience and a delicious lunch hit Lester's. Opened in 1951 it offers the traditional Montreal smoked meat experience. If don't can't make it to the restaurant there is a take out counter at the Dorval airport. Not fancy - just...More

Thank Wheels111
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We just so happened to get there when it wasn't too busy. The person behind the counter was helpful and let us two Americans know what to order. The sandwiches were delicious and I enjoyed the poutine as well. The meat was very tender and...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We happened upon Lester's during our recent trip to Montreal and man am I grateful we did!! We had the Montreal smoked meat sandwich and fries and it was amazing!! If we're ever in the area again, we would definitely make the stop again!!

Thank carruda3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Canadian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1057 Bernard | Outremont, Quebec City, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 514-213-1313
  • E-mail
Family delicatessen in the heart of Montreal for over 65 years. Serving the finest Montreal smoked meat, hand cut french fries, 100% beef hot dogs, award winning poutines and of course AAA rib steaks. Warm and welcoming staff, retro setting and our terrasse during the warm months are the perfect setting any time of day!
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