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Lester's Deli

$$ - $$$, Delicatessen
1057 Ave Bernard O. | Outremont, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
+1 514-213-1313
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“smoked meat” (79 reviews)
“rye bread” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (28 reviews)
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Canadian, Delicatessen
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1057 Ave Bernard O. | Outremont, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This isnt as good as Schwartz however it was a very close second place. The smoke meat was very tender and the price was definitely reasonable

Thank jbillysongwriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised at how good a Lester's smoked meat sandwich was, particularly in comparison to Schwartz's which disappointed on this last visit. Great combo with fresh-cut fries and a large dill pickle. Pleasant service, nice patio in hip Outremont. Recommended.

Thank YukonRoadKing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the place with it’s authentic atmosphere and tasty menu. Very friendly people. Watch out for the guy with the mustard bottle... Just saying!

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their so so-called smoked meat is a bologna product that is shaped like brisket. It does not have the taste or texture of actual smoked meat and I am not sure how they get away with this. I'm guessing that tourists who have never had...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i read about Lester's Deli on the web and i wanted to give it a try before i leave Montreal. it is in a nice area with small houses, close to Mile End - i think this is in the middle of the Jewish neighborhood.i...More

Thank Florin_Petrescu
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I'm a regular visitor to Montreal and a smoked meat aficionado; I've had Schwartz's, the Main, Dunn's, Smoked Meat Pete, and my usual favorite, Le Roi du Smoked Meat. Lester's has been on my to-do list for a while, and I finally planned my mealtime...More

Thank DaveR19
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Their so so-called smoked meat is a bologna product that is shaped like brisket. It does not have the taste or texture of actual smoked meat and I am not sure how they get away with this. I'm guessing that tourists who have never had...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

If you want a restaurant experience that native Montrealers enjoy check out Lester's. The owner is usually there with a welcoming smile me and a mustard gag. moked meat or simply smoked meat in Montreal. Montreal style smoke meat is a type of kosher-style deli...More

Thank Wheels111
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Stopped here on the way out of town to get some smoked meat to take home. Wow was their smoked meat good. I had read that this place is where the locals went to get away from the crowds at the more famous place nearby....More

Thank Thero_Kenman
Reviewed 10 August 2017

was there yesterday and believe me its 1 of the best Smoke Meat I ever had portion is great service is very good and will be back

Thank ronpare8
Nearby
Outremont
Outremont, a quaint residential district just north of
Downtown, is a peaceful, low-key setting known for its
mod cafes and bistros, and some of the best walking
territory Montreal has to offer. Visitors can explore
the flowering parks and manor estates of Maplewood
Street, then window-shop the popular bakeries and
coffeehouses on main arteries of Chemin de la
Côte-Sainte-Catherine and Rue Van Horne. The modern
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Canadian, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1057 Ave Bernard O. | Outremont, Montreal, Quebec H2V 1V1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Outremont
  • Neighbourhood: Outremont
  • Phone Number: +1 514-213-1313
  • E-mail
Description
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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