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Boustan

#401 of 4,578 Restaurants in Montreal
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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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2020A Crescent, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2B6, Canada
+1 514-843-3576
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Today
11:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food in Boustan is very good, especially for the price. The place is a bit small and not that comfortable, though they serve very fast. I would say is a great choice if you don't have much time to eat but want to have a good dish instead of junk fast food.

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Thank Jero M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just went there to grab a bite. Nice pitas, generously and quicly served. Very good price for pitas or dish.

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Thank Leonardo L
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

With 7$ I got one of their platters with falafel, veggies, hummus, a pita, salad, etc. I ate so much I could barely finish it. I love Lebanese food, and this is one of the best fast foods I ever tried. Well done.

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Thank Nirvana8517
San Jose, CA
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157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The falafel was not so good, was put in microwave to warm up, the kebab was delicious and prices were very reasonable. It is in a great area to walk & was reasonable, pleasant walk from Square Phillipe hotel

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Thank obdocSanJose
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a quick meal or take out. Good quality food and very cheap. Frequented by local young crowd.

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Thank EugeneNY
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It is. Busy restaurant for after hours. The food taste good if you are completely wasted. I do not understand how this hole in the wall got all those 5-star. I make make very very clear that I do not want no garlic in my sandwich and still got a sandwich full of garlic. The chicken shawrmeh taste like crackers,... More 

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Thank Elena K
Montreal, Canada
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I really like this place. My friends like it too Can't go wrong with it Give it at least one try. It's worth it

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Thank Gracie_Roberts
Montreal qc
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Fresh delicious and fast! Very affordable. Portions are very generous. I would definately reccomend dropping in for a quick bite if in the downtown area.

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Thank traveltrap
Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This place is reminiscent of NYC's Halal Guys. Delicious food and is affordable. I would definitely come back and visit this place.

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Thank markeetots
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Shawarma or shish taouk? Apparently MTLers were getting them mixed up and Boustan was going to fix that, one person at a time. Had the Chicken plate and the Chicken sandwich. Excellent and excellent. Great value, good portions, well seasoned, and freshly prepared.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020A Crescent, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-843-3576

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighbourhood Profile
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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