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Wilensky's Light Lunch

34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
+1 514-271-0247
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Fast food, Canadian
34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I watched this restaurant on anthony bourdain series. Their ambience + menu options are what makes this place so different so unique. We visited in late feb 18..about 2.30pm..only 1 other customer plus 3 staff. Delightful conversation. Can bus from place de arms metro. The...More

Thank Janellesteve
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

So simple yet so delicious. We weren’t even hungry but had to stop in to try the sandwiches. I’m glad we did. You have to order what they recommend which is a blessing.

Thank AmbreezyDetroit
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A must for all . Visitors and homies. Place has great historical value regarding Montreal culture and people.

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I love bologna and have been anxious to try this restaurant. I was not disappointed. The bologna sandwich is unassuming but memorable. I opted for “no cheese”. I also had an “egg creme” drink and was equally impressed. The half sour pickle was a perfect...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Squeezed in on a rainy day. I did not realize that I was stepping through a time capsule as I entered the set of the "Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz." The main item is the Wilensky Special with a choice of cheeses and a pickle. Fountain...More

Thank vtbiker
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We stopped in for "the special" sandwich and a cherry cola. Delicious. Neat spot to check out if you're in the area. We stopped in for a quick bite before heading to the brewery down the street, Dieu du ciel. I'd recommend !

Thank Masefreddy
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This small restaurant has been opened since 1932.it is a landmark in the mile end area. One of those restaurants where families go from one generation to another. They still do things the way they did them decades ago. Nice eggy buns, good old salami...More

Thank Izzy L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit in Montreal. The sandwich is so tasty and fresh! Pickles are delicious as well as old fashioned sodas they prepare. The owners are very friendly! I will come back whenever in city. A must visit in Montreal.

Thank cyntujez
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a throwback to a different time. What makes the wilensky's special special is that it is nothing special. It was at one time a cheap light lunch for a poor immigrant community. Now of course it is a tourist destination and a...More

Thank LepkeB
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This eight-stool diner in the Mile End (operated by the Wilensky family since 1932) is a "must do" on your Toronto foodie checklist. There's a very short menu of food items, but if it's your first time, you'll order the famous grilled bologna and salami...More

Thank ArtemisTX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Av Fairmount O, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-271-0247
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