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10 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

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Sesame, in Montreal, seeks to deliver a variety of Asian fusion inspired dishes to the metropolitan area. Sesame creates with an eye on contemporary presentation inspired by traditional preparation and also offers a wide selection of privately imported wines, beers, sakes and much more.

Entr�es at Sesame include noodles such as pad thai, with your selection of toppings like tofu, chicken or beef. Various wok dishes are also prepared such as the crispy beef with orange sauce, red curry beef, General Tao tofu and others. A select dessert menu offers Bangkok cheesecake and Chao Bao fried fritters stuffed with ice cream and served with strawberry and ginger marmalade.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Thai, Asian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(514) 439-4576
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Cross street
rue McGill
Counter Seating, Full Bar, Takeout
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4.0Dined on February 14, 2015

Reserved for a Valentine's dinner before a play at The Centaur Theatre. The evening change from cafeteria style to table service was awesome. The decor and music provided a pleasant atmosphere to accompany a complete tasting Table d'hôte. Not outrageous in the spicing and an A for service and presentation. A very pleasant evening. The most comfortable servers that I have had in a long while. They accommodated our request for a quick cheque and even provided one of their special tea blends "to go"!

3.0Dined on September 11, 2014

Service and atmosphere was very nice, and very conveniently located 2 minutes from the metro station. I had the salmon tartare entree then the curry chicken main course. Flavors and textures were very generic and uninspired... but good. For the price, I would have expected something a little more exotic. Not as spicy as I had hoped, but they do provide sriracha on demand.

4.0Dined on July 25, 2014

The food was good, the service was excellent and that made it a great experience

3.0Dined on February 1, 2014

We went for poutine week, and the special poutine was actually pretty good. We didn't try the rest of the menu, but it looked okay (however I don't know if I trust an "asian" restaurant that serves poutine on a regular basis haha.
The service was ok, except for the waitress who "forgot" to mention certain things for the beverages which resulted in me getting something more expensive than what I ordered without my knowledge. Nothing dramatic, but I would've appreciated her making it clear (or a small apology at least)

4.0Dined on November 29, 2013

We wanted a break from traditional French food while on vacation in Montreal. Sesame was perfect. Our server couldn't have been better. My daughters don't care for peppers, so our server suggested they could substitute other veg. She was extremely attentive, and she made it a great experience. It was a quiet Friday night, and we couldn't have been happier.

2.0Dined on November 7, 2013

Unfortunately not authentic thaï food. Nice setting. Pleasant waitress.
Empty restaurant on a thursday night.....

5.0Dined on September 3, 2013

It was my second time at Sesame but instead of going there for lunch, I decided to try it at dinner time. What a nice change! Subdue atmosphere, nice "chill-out lounge" music, service to tables (instead of the cafeteria style service from lunch time), and of course the food was excellent (that hadn't changed). There was a table d'hôte for 25$ which looked pretty good but we felt adventurous so we tried other items on the menu instead. Our waitress was extremely helpful. I suggest the Japanese green tea to go with hunan dumplings. Yummy!

5.0Dined on August 10, 2013

Great food! Great Service! Great Price! A can't miss. You won't be disappointed.

2.0Dined on August 9, 2013

Food was not exceptional. The general tao poutine was way too sweet and we couldn't even eat half of it.

4.0Dined on July 12, 2013

Food is always fresh and perfectly cooked. Good service.