Nama Bar & Kitchen

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CAN$30 and under
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Sri Lankan
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Nama is a Sri Lankan restaurant situated in The Plateau; Nama welcomes you into a colonial interior with vintage aesthetics reminding of simple things that we miss today.

We serve authentic Sri Lankan cuisine with our very own touch; we keep it simple by just following some basics from our mothers. We cook fresh just like how we do it at home.
All our vegetarian dishes are Vegan
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Sri Lankan, Southeast Asian, Indian
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Hours of operation
Mon: Closed
Tue: 5pm-11pm
Wed: 5pm-11pm
Thu: 5pm-11pm
Fri: 5pm-11pm
Sat: 12pm-1am
Sun: 12pm-11pm
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Phone number
(514) 461-0130
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Our reservation was for 17:45, as we had a show to get to downtown by 20:00. Our drinks and entrees arrived at a reasonable time, but after those were cleared, we waited until 19:15 for our Mains! Yes, that's 90 minutes from our arrival time. We were so early, and there being only one other couple seated, (and we were four people), the kitchen was not rushed, so there was no excuse for this delay.
The entrees were delicious but tiny. The sea bass was beautiful and extremely delicious. The goat dish, on the other hand, was nothing special at all, and the portion was so tiny that it barely qualified as an entree, and certainly not a main. Four tablespoons in a small iron pot and nothing else - no rice, garnish, or anything.
Not sure if this had anything to do with it, but as we were tasting our entrees, a very (I mean VERY) strong smell of pot wafted thru the resto, and it was not from any of the diners. We laughed about getting a contact high. Never considered the kitchen staff could have been too stoned to cook our mains.
I would not take another chance on this place, being a visitor, but Montreal residents might want to try it and see if simply we were there on a difficult night.