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L’Orignal Restaurant

February 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Montreal Restaurant News

Monika Terlecki and Travis Champion two of the people behind Old-Montreal hot spot Garde-Manger have opened a new restaurant, L’Orignal right around the corner. They have already created a buzz, hosting a party before the official opening for media, and friends, with champagne, oysters, apps, and fun. L’Orignal’s menu will feature traditional Quebecois cuisine (fish, game meats, and top local products) with a modern twist.

The decor features feature plenty of wood and original stone walls and are located in a heritage building. If you are looking for a new place to try in the increasingly popular western Old Montreal area check it out. Look for rue Saint-Alexis the small street (almost an alley) one block east of Saint-Pierre, L’Orignal restaurant is on the right with a little moose on the door.

 

479 Saint-Alexis, Old Montreal
Phone: 514 303 0479
Payment: Visa, American Express, Mastercard
Hours:
Mon – Tues: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Wed: 12:00 pm – 3:00 am
Thurs: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Fri: 12:00 pm – 3:00 am
Sat: 6:00 pm – 3:00 am
Sun: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chef: Francis Cote
General Manager: Shannon McGarr

 

MENU

Entrées ~ Appetizers

Endive salad with red wine vinigrette and aged cheddar $7
Simple garden salad $6
Arugula salad with sesame dressing $7
Salmon gravlax with maple syrup and trio of salt $11
Marinated mackerel filet $10
Scallop ceviche with gingerale and orange water $15
Lamb mini burgers with Migneron cheese $9
French onion soup $6

Tartares
Concombre ~ Cucumber 7$
Thon épicé ~ Spicy tuna 16$
Saumon ~ Salmon 13$
Canard et foie gras fondant 32$
Duck and foie gras
Bœuf ~ Beef 15$
Cerf ~ Venison 16$

Principaux ~ Mains

Filet Mignon with Foie Gras and Maple Whiskey $52
Filet Mignon in chanterelle sauce $35
Ribeye Steak with green peppercorns and fries $25
Braised lamb shank $21
Seared duck breast in coca-cola and cinnamon $26
Surf’n turf 35$
Absinthe sauteed scallops $28
Chai poached salmon $20
Seared tuna steak with white truffle oil
cornflake cod fish and chips $18
Sauteed shrimp in cream back bacon and lime leaves 24$
Duck leg confit served on salad greens $18
Mushroom risotto $19

Desserts

Trio of sorbet $6
Chocolate lava cake with lavender cream $7
Fromage Quebecois 2 pour 10$ 5 pour 22$

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