4 poutines to savour on the exo network

Friday, January 12 2024

Everyone loves poutine. Whether classic or with a twist, at a neighbourhood diner or stylish gastropub, poutine is a Quebec essential. Here are 4 poutine spots that are favourites of exo employees.

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  1. Chez Monique in La Prairie

    Chez Monique is a veritable institution. The restaurant has recently gotten a makeover and the seasonal snack bar is now open year-round. But the poutine hasn’t changed in 75 years! (Closed on Sundays.)

    To get there: Centre-ville Terminal, bus 650 + 651
    475, Boul. Taschereau
    La Prairie, QC J5R 1V2

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  2. Shack Attakk in Mont-Saint-Hilaire

    The perfect place to both admire a stunning view of the mountain and tuck into their Surfer, Malibu (with vegan option) or Montauk poutine. The Californian-style decor is colourful, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. It’s like being on vacation!

    To get there: Longueuil Terminal, bus 200
    535, Boul. Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier
    Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC J3H 4X7

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  3. Patate et Persil in Vaudreuil-Dorion

    Mexican poutine with sour cream and cilantro, veggie poutine with sweet potatoes, Portuguese poutine with chicken drumsticks… Enjoy any of these delights in the dining room of a former home that’s been converted into a restaurant, or on the terrace shaded by beautiful patio umbrellas with a magnificent view of the water. A charming spot to enjoy a peaceful escape. (Open Wednesday to Sunday.)

    To get there: Dorion Station, bus 5, 15, 9, 35
    9, Ave. Saint-Charles
    Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC J7V 2K3

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  4. Juste des Poutines in Repentigny

    As the name suggests, this 100% poutine restaurant boasts nearly 20 different varieties. La Bidou, with ketchup and pogo slices, L’Effilochée, with pulled pork, La Tranchée mince, with smoked meat, and more. With so many great options, you’ll have a hard time choosing! If you’re looking for something different, you’re sure to be satisfied!

    To get there: bus 300-400,8, 9, 14, 15
    131, Rue Louvain
    Repentigny, QC J6A 0A1

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