1690 Ontario E. Papineau métro. Bus 45
Tel. 527-5552 Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 6 p.m. to 10:30 P.m. Sunday, 5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
$40 for two before wine, taxes and service. Table d'hôte: $9.25$11 (noon); $12$16 (evening).
Good French bistro cuisine, new chefNathalie Major, and a righteous wine list. Hold a reception or celebrate the full moon next door, at the Lion d'Or cabaret.
Very relaxed. Everyone is family (take it either way). Sommelier Andre Major has joined the team.
Sample menu: Tomato and basil soup, oyster-mushroom and escargots feuilleté, mackerel salad with peppers, linguini carbonara, citrus stingray, ham and endives gratin, tarragon calf liver with French scallions, salmon filet in saffron sauce, duck breast with pears and red wine, indulgent praline, Catalan custard cream, royal chocolate cake.