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Chez Bouffe Café Bistro is easy to find, nestled in the heart of Montréal’s Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, kitty-corner from the Théâtre Denise Pelletier. Relaxed and unpretentious, this cozy neighbourhood bistro and wine bar by British owner-chef Paul Robert is well worth the trip to the city’s east end.
Chez Bouffe caters as much to tried-and-true tastes as to adventurous palettes: alongside an à la carte menu of revisited classics such as tartars, fish’n chips, calamari, bavette and more, a large chalkboard displays a different menu of fresh arrivals each week. Generous portions of seasonal market cuisine, as much as a feast for the eyes as for the taste buds, are complemented by a clever list of privately imported natural, biodynamic and organic wines, available by the glass or bottle. What’s more, this bistro that’s heavy on promoting local products also features beer exclusively from Québec, with artisanal brews from Shawinigan’s Le Trou de Diable microbrewery.
Featuring warm brick walls, rustic wooden beams and tables, plus a lounge area with homey vintage sofas and an outdoor patio overlooking picturesque Morgan Park, Chez Bouffe Café Bistro is ideal for an epicurean night out, drinks before a show or a delectable Sunday brunch.
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun, Sat, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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