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Wilensky's Light Lunch

34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
+1 514-271-0247
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“salami” (24 reviews)
“sandwich” (33 reviews)
“grilled beef” (3 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
09:00 - 16:00All hours
Fast food, Canadian
34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit in Montreal. The sandwich is so tasty and fresh! Pickles are delicious as well as old fashioned sodas they prepare. The owners are very friendly! I will come back whenever in city. A must visit in Montreal.

Thank cyntujez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a throwback to a different time. What makes the wilensky's special special is that it is nothing special. It was at one time a cheap light lunch for a poor immigrant community. Now of course it is a tourist destination and a...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This eight-stool diner in the Mile End (operated by the Wilensky family since 1932) is a "must do" on your Toronto foodie checklist. There's a very short menu of food items, but if it's your first time, you'll order the famous grilled bologna and salami...More

Thank ArtemisTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. Tasty sandwiches and in-house pop. All in a vintage 1932 place. Staff was friendly too.

Thank PopeBiff
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What an old time jewel!!! Wilensky's special sandwiches are unbelievable.... It is a place that makes you feel like time did not change for the last 50 years!!! We were visiting the place on a culinary tour... It is a must visit and a must...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you want to take a bite out of history this is the place to do it. You will appreciate how far fast food has come in the last 80+ years. I like the restaurant and their attitudes. Wilensky's was an interesting anachronism complete with...More

Thank Mikeh53
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This place is great, walking in you feel like you've stepped back in time a few decades. No tables, just a few stools. Don't bother looking for a menu, there's really only one thing to order: the Wilensky special. It's a sandwich made with grilled...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Wilensky's is a hidden gem in Montreal. Since 1932, Wilensky's has been doing the same routine when preparing their meals. This restaurant is special as it historically takes you back many years when deli's were arranged the way Wilensky's is. I had a hotdog and...More

2  Thank JHADVISOR25
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place has a salami sandwich, pickles, mustard and some dried sausages. That's all. It has been that way since 1932 and will remain so forever :) Same owners, same recipe, same principle...a salami sandwich, but the best salami you will ever taste. I loved...More

Thank noamlawi
Reviewed 4 June 2017

If you're looking for a place that has been in the business for long time and kept his retro style, that's the right place. Don't ask them to change the receipe or to cut it, but their meat was lean and tasty and the sandwich...More

Thank Tommy T
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  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-271-0247
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