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Wilensky's Light Lunch

) #364 of 4,737 Restaurants in Montreal $ Fast food,
34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
+1 514-271-0247
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“salami” (22 reviews)
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34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wilensky's is a hidden gem in Montreal. Since 1932, Wilensky's has been doing the same routine when preparing their meals. This restaurant is special as it historically takes you back many years when deli's were arranged the way Wilensky's is. I had a hotdog and...More

Thank JHADVISOR25
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place has a salami sandwich, pickles, mustard and some dried sausages. That's all. It has been that way since 1932 and will remain so forever :) Same owners, same recipe, same principle...a salami sandwich, but the best salami you will ever taste. I loved...More

Thank noamlawi
Reviewed 4 June 2017

If you're looking for a place that has been in the business for long time and kept his retro style, that's the right place. Don't ask them to change the receipe or to cut it, but their meat was lean and tasty and the sandwich...More

Thank Tommy T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We loved the fact that this place has been here since 1932. Nothing much appears to have changed on the inside since that time. everyone gets the special sandwich and some sort of fruit flavour soda. The sandwichs are being constantly cooked in a little...More

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Three of us had a late lunch here, one person in our group has been coming here for 65 years. I had a pickle, two of the "specials" and a chocolate egg cream soda, all of which was very good. While not a fancy or...More

Thank SamPav
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ever wonder what it must have been like to stop at a lunch counter to have a sandwich back in the 30s-40s or 50s? Well, don't just wonder, go have a "special" at Wilensky's, made today the exact same way as the first day, decades...More

Thank strongC
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The traditional salami sandwich is just as good as it was in 1932. Or so they say, because I wasn't around in 1932.LOL. Moe Wilensky is no longer there, but the family perpetuates the tradition by maintaining the high quality standards that made them famous...More

Thank JPhotte
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The pop isn't just mixed at the fountian by hand but they even make their own syrup from scratch! The black cherry was out of this world and the pineapple was truely unique! Thanks to Paul and the group for making a great lunch! Great...More

Thank Gobsmacked1
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Walking into this place you feel the history, with its classic style stool-and-counter seating and the wall full of newspaper articles about this Montreal landmark established in 1932. The daughter of the original owner still runs the place and if you arrive at a less...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 26 November 2016

You have their home made salami and baloney sandwich with yellow mustard for the experience of eating a sandwich that has been made the same for almost 75 years. The ambience, signs and pictures of the wall tell the story. There will never be another...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-271-0247
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