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Restaurant Nilufar

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1923 Ste-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1M3, Canada
+1 514-846-1947
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10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Charlottetown, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

we have eaten here whenever we can when we visit Montreal... you have to time it right, but the food is brilliant. true, the ambiance is ... well, it's about the food... :) it's not just about being affordable, it's genuine and delicious... me, and we, likey we will go every time we can when we are in Montreal

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Thank shetheworld
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

For the crescendo of universe-shattering taste, sincere service, and affordability, believe this is it. A falafel is 1.50$. Once you economically calculate your life by falafels, you can't lose.

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Thank crescendoangst
Montreal, Canada
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566 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Wow I remember going here in the 90's and it now in 2015 the prices are almost the same, good job on keeping it real! Ask for hot or garlic sauce.

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Thank Nicq
Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Due disclaimer, I've been a devotee of Nilufar since 1995. I have lived abroad since 2002, and still come back every time I'm in town for the same order, two falafels, extra hot sauce (always in twos, since they started with the 2/99c deal in the mid-90s). I have never been disappointed. Sure, it's a hole in the wall- but... More 

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Thank elvisgrimm
Montreal, Canada
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111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I have been going there for years. Truly the best tasting Shish Taouk and Falael pitas in Montreal. I always take-out. Prices are unbeatable and the food is always fresh. Can't beat this place.

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Thank France B
Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This is the best place for falafel in Montreal. If you are looking for the taste you used to get in the Middle East, go nowhere! The place is missy, run down, not so clean, but for a take out, it is worth it!

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Thank Saud A
Montreal, Canada
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92 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

I don't remember eating falafel that was this good and this fresh! The falalfel balls were crunchy outside and oh so tender inside and green! The pita super fresh too. I took the trio $2.50 (plus tax) for the total experience. I had soup (delicious) that amazing falafel sandwhich and yellow juice (lemonade). Actually I paid.50 cents extra for maroccan... More 

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Thank Missvonlipi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

I am totally addicted to this place! I bring all my friends and family. The food is amazing the price really affordable and the service is incredible. It's got that small town vibe where you are recognised everytime you go in :)

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2 Thank Sheenabc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Nilufar has to be one of only a few places in Montreal that really nails it for its given price-point...The fact of the matter is that you won't get nearly as much good body-fuel per dollar almost anywhere else. two bucks for a great falafel pita, soup (half-lentil, half-vegetable is always a GREAT idea), and a bit of peach drink... More 

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2 Thank Ryan W
Montreal
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

I have been eating here for years. The food is consistently great! And you always get served with a smile as well.

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Thank sue_ziggy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1923 Ste-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-846-1947
Description
Our healthy delicious cuisine has been part of the Montreal scene for more than 15 years. Voted consistently in magazines as one of the top falafel spots in the city we're sure you'll be impressed (we want to be your first falafel....). Our food is made in our kitchens and not prepared, you eat fresh when you eat with us.

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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