11 expert reviews
“The best floor show in the city is legendary, and continues to serve a good smoked meat.”
– Michelin Guide
"This, Canada's oldest deli, is Montréal's answer to Katz's, and just as essential a stop."
"Schwartz's has no frills and could use a decor update, but that's all really beside the point because eating here is all about the thick sandwiches." Full review
Try to avoid lunch and dinner hours, as the wait is long.
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"Opened in 1928, this kosher-style Jewish deli marinates its meat for 10 full days before hot-smoking it." Full review
"Landmark deli that's been dishing out delish smoked meat sandwiches since 1928 to the hoardes that gather on the doorstep everyday."
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"Jewish immigrants from Romania made smoked brisket a staple of the Montreal diet in 1928 when they opened this Montreal classic deli"
Choose from delicious lean, medium, or fatty smoked meat (lean can be dry).