Ile flottante with caramel

L’Express Restaurant

Although my visit to Montreal was short, I made sure to check out some famous landmarks and restaurants. After visiting the well known deli, Schwartz’s, Chinatown and the shopping mecca on Saint Catherine Street, we headed out of the downtown core to Le Plateau-Mont-Royal. It was a bit tricky finding the restaurant because there isn’t a sign out front. The only indication of the restaurant was the word ‘L’EXPRESS’ tiled on the floor in front of the restaurant. I guess this place is a hidden gem!

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Smoked Meat Sandwich | $9.35

Schwartz’s

My visit to Montreal was short, but I was determined to stuff my face with the best it had to offer. My coworkers suggested Schwartz’s Deli and L’Express. With only one full day in Montreal, we squeezed in these two restaurants into our packed day. We headed to Schwartz’s after visiting the Olympic Stadium. Since it was almost 2 in the afternoon, I didn’t think we were going to have to wait for a table. I was wrong. We were next in line for 4 seats, so we waited about 10 minutes AND the line grew behind us! Schwart’s also has a take out counter just next door! If you don’t want the full dining experience, just take your sandwich to-go. I should’ve taken 100 to go.Read More »