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Tri Express

#522 of 4,577 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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Laurier, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1J2, Canada
+1 514-528-5641
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you love sushi and you're okay with a little creativity and 'free-form' makis, then you should definitely try this great plateau spot! Unfortunately they don't have a liquor license so no alcohol. Don't forget it's cash only!

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Thank e0910
Montreal, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

They might want to make more benefices, what is a shame for a place who was known as the best one in town.... So sad. Not bad but not good any more. Not enough fish in "special à la tri", lack of lot of ingredients and things are dryer.... SO SO SAD for a great place like this...

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Thank mcmoraine1
Montreal
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

It had been a while since I had been at Tri so I decided I was due. Went yesterday and I was so disappointed. Sure the service wasn't great but the worse was the lack of quality and refinement in the sushi that I was so used to expecting at Tri. I have had much better from many sushi delivery... More 

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1 Thank miosmymy
Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Although the presentation was decent, the amount of fish in each dish was really disappointing. Even worse, it looks like they're trying to hide this through more starch in the tartare, and rice in the sushis. The waitress was also very rude and impatient. Will not go there again.

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Thank diana13131313
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The service was very poor. In 3 orders there was something missing in each order. The sushi rice was significantly warmer than room temperature. I ordered toro sushi but I was served another tuna cut. The unagi sushi did not have the expected glaze. I don't know if tonight was an anomaly or the norm. It is unlikely that that... More 

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Thank fmeffe
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We'ere long time fans of tri, the amazing sushi artist- owner of this tiny corner eatery in the plateau We decided to bring our girls for the eldest ones 18th birthday : we mentioned this both on the phone when reserving, and upon arrival The place was packed, both with diners, people waiting for takeout, and delivery personnel: noisy, but... More 

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Thank z0ya
Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Tri Express had been recommended to us by two separate acquaintances who live in Montreal, both of whom would have to travel considerable distances to eat there. We (there were four of us in our party) took their advice and made a reservation, as the eat-in seating is limited. Our server convinced us to go for a 5 course tasting... More 

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Thank ChuckL4
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

To us it's the best sushi in Montréal and we don't mind walking 20 min (even in winter) to get our take-out sushi from there. (they don't deliver). The great variety is simply awesome and your tastebuds will thank you for eating there (or taking out, as there are not many tables). Try the Sushi Pizza, it's a nice treat... More 

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Thank TrapsterX
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Make a réservation beacause the restaurant is small but dont worry if there is no more space, take out is equally delicious, call 35 minutes in advance. Order the tri express spécial with lobster!

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Thank LoraLego
Lachine, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

I had been there with my friends. One of the best place also in the town to enjoy the Japanese cuisine. Though, the space is very small but you can order for take out and enjoy your food. I definetely recommend visiters to try this Resto.

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Thank Celinebourget74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laurier, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-528-5641

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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