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Villa Wellington Restaurant Peruvian

4701, rue Wellington (Second Ave.) Send to Phone
Step off the beaten path for a taste of Peruvian Montreal.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Villa Wellington Restaurant Peruvian Restaurant Review

: Tucked into Montreal’s working-class Verdun district, this no-frills Peruvian diner features aerial shots of Machu Picchu, hand-painted tortoise shells and a rainbow of hanging toques, not to mention a smiling waitstaff decked out in Johnny Cash black. First comes a basket with the requisite fluffy Spanish rolls and butter, then heaping servings of ceviche, deep-fried jalea, stacked "causa" (seafood and mashed potato salads), whole grilled chicken, skewered "anticucho" meat and chicken kebabs, and some of the best fries in the area. Wash it all down with a slug of Inca Cola. The huge bowls of seafood soup, parihuela, are also a crowd favorite. Locals and Peruvian ex-pats fill the Villa by eight or so on weekends, so you might consider calling ahead. And not to worry, the affable staff will help you navigate the Spanish-French menu.


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