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Chu Chai Thai Vegetarian Cuisine

4088 rue St Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M5, Canada
+1 514-843-4194
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
“chai” (11 reviews)
“thai food” (9 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4088 rue St Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M5, Canada
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

The atmosphere was cozy and the service was very good. The food was terrific! I had the “crispy duck” as a main (no rice). It was very tasty over spinach in a soy sauce (a little sweet). I shared the deep-fried spring rolls with my...More

Thank misssmew2
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went there with vegan friends What a pleasant surprise! I had the crispy duck The texture and look was perfect The taste was not really like real duck But it's a very good compromise Will certainly go back

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Love it; reminds me of Thailand. You should definitely try the appetizer with the Keffir Leaf and the drink with it as well.! Would recommend to vegetarians and non-vegetarians as well.

Thank CatouD
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

As a vegan, it’s so great to have this restaurant as an option!!! The crispy duck is AMAZING, decent wine selection as well. The bloody vegan cocktail could use some more seasoning and a little less lemon, but that’s all I can think of that’s...More

Thank Labrador27
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We had reserved to celebrate something to this restaurant which we like a lot. It was last Friday, during a food festival in Montreal and all the restaurants were booked. We were looking forward to eat again their "duck" and were happy to go back,...More

Thank Wapothewhippet
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Right on Saint-Denis near the heart of the lower Plateau is Chu Chai, a popular vegan Asian restaurant. The dishes range from good to excellent, the menu is diverse, and the location is convenient. The desserts were pretty good, I must confess. "Mock meat" restaurants...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this delightful restaurant when we were staying in the Mont Royal/Plateau neighborhood of Montreal. Great dining experience all the way around, from decor to first rate service and unbelievably delicious all-vegan Thai food. Don't miss this one!

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took a friend here for her birthday...there were a couple of non-vegans amongst us..they even loved it. food is perfection. texture perfect.. don't forget to try the deep fried seaweed..so yummy. We ordered several dishes and shared. you will not be disappointed.

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It was so good everything, great service! I recommend trying the ten flavor appetizer. Definitely coming back on my next trip!

Thank Tasha S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

One of the best Thai restaurants I have been to in Canada. I live in Toronto and most of our Thai restaurants are mediocre at best so I have lots to compare Chu Chai to. The fact that this place is 100% vegetarian makes it...More

Thank Mark B
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Connor S
13 December 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
No posted or enforced dress code but most of the other patrons were wearing anything from smart casual to business wear.
1 February 2015|
Response from wolf55 | Reviewed this property |
No, You can't bring your own wine. Keep in mind that it is just a notch above a snack bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4088 rue St Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-843-4194
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