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Newtown

1476, rue Crescent (boul. de Maisonneuve) Send to Phone
Dinner-club destination for contemporary-fusion fare in downtown Montreal.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Newtown Restaurant Review

: Whether for a club night out, an after-dinner stop, a happy hour on the rooftop patio or just a meal, this multi-level venue is an event in itself. The lower level is a suave lounge and the mezzanine is for dining, while the upper floors regularly host private events. Food and wine is overpriced, but even after the departure of chef Martin Juneau, it's some of the most interesting fine dining on Crescent Street. For dinner, start with an assortment of exotic sea scallops or elk carpaccio with truffle whipped cream, and then move on to roasted quail with a harvest risotto or eggplant cannelloni stuffed with ricotta, sided by zucchini fries. Finish with assorted cheeses or a dish of Guinness and fig sticky pudding. The cocktail and digestif list is impressive, and the wine cellar complements the fare. The restaurant offers special menus for events and lacks breathing room during the annual Formula One Grand Prix event in summer.



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