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Restaurant Esmeralda Sur-Lac

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1223 Ch Du Chantecler, Sainte-Adele, Quebec J8B 2Y3, Canada
+1 450-229-5151
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Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Too expensive for the quality of the food. Excellent martini. Tomato sauce lacked flavor. The lamb braised in rosemary and orange tasted of neither but not bad nonetheless. The eggplant appetizer was very good as was the chocolate moose cake. The apple tart did not taste like apples. We had two waitresses who were both nice. It wasn't that busy... More 

Thank UncleHaha
Montréal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Familial restaurant , service is perfect. Cannelloni and Luiguini Frutti Di Mare are The best! Almost every Friday, we eat here.

Thank gauthij
Montreal, Canada
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I am not crazy about Italian cuisine, but this restaurant is a wonderful exception in my list. Family running, very thoughtful service, great kitchen, perfect food. The tiramisu was simply phenomenal, i should admit. Will go back again when in town.

Thank Dagaz11
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were here for a dinner on January 1 2016. This was one of the few restaurants open on the New Year's day. What a great experience! This place is a family restaurant and they will make you feel right at home. The owner Albina takes time to greet each guest and chat and create a welcoming atmosphere. The food... More 

1 Thank Kate B
Enrique E, Owner at Restaurant Esmeralda Sur-Lac, responded to this review
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Dorval, Canada
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221 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We were 4 for dinner and made a reservation for a Saturday night at 7:30, we arrived and were still not sure we had made the right choice even tmhou we had read reviews on trip advisor. Well it was the best food and I'm not a pasta fan at all. We all orderd a pasta dish a seafood pasta... More 

1 Thank Cindy G
laval, quebec
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We spent a lovely August evening here. The atmosphere was cozy and the family will welcome you warmly. I had the pasta duo which was fantastic. Everyone at our table were pleased with their choices as well. The Table d'hote included a starter and a very nice selection of desserts, which are made in house. I had the chocolate mousse... More 

1 Thank jooley56
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

It had been several years since we ate at Esmeralda- it was a favorite place of my father's so going there is a bit of a pilgrimage for me. It can be hard to relive fond memories but not much has changed at this restaurant over the years which is a good thing! It serves an extensive and traditional Italian... More 

1 Thank RenataOttawa
Laval, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I am so happy to have gone back. The best restaurant in the Laurentians ! My family and I enjoyed it very much...the staff are really friendly and the food is delicious.

1 Thank Vinny C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

What a wonderful family run restaurant in the lower Laurentians that welcomes you with open arms. The atmosphere was warm and inviting and the staff were extremely accommodating and pleasant. The meals were lovingly prepared with attention to the presentation of each dish. The menu is varied and each dish that was sampled was delicious! All the desserts are homemade... More 

1 Thank Linda F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2015

What can I say? I love this place!! The food is great...real authentic italian food, and the hospitality is too. My husband and I feel like we're family when we visit Esmeralda. We can finally enjoy sitting on the their beautiful terrace,now that the summer weather is here. A definite must when visiting the Laurentians! Thank you to all the... More 

1 Thank Tas E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 Ch Du Chantecler, Sainte-Adele, Quebec J8B 2Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Sainte-Adele
  • Phone Number: +1 450-229-5151

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