Decarie Hot Dog
Decarie Hot Dog (French: Décarie Hot Dogs; founded 1969) is a greasy spoon diner counter restaurant and landmark located in Ville Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Decarie Boulevard, near its intersection with Côte-Vertu Boulevard (and Metro station and transit terminus). It specializes in hot dogs and french fries, and it is famed for its fries, poutine and Montreal-style steamiesand it is reputed to have one of the best poutines in Montreal, as well as in Canada. In addition it is reputed for having some of the best hot dogs in Montreal. As such, it has appeared in some guides about Montreal. Being a local landmark, several local celebrities have eaten at the restaurant, these include Rene Angelil, mayors of Montreal and mayors of Saint-Laurent, former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Stephane Dion, pro-athletes of the local teams. With the development of the new public square, Place Rodolphe-Rousseau, associated with the metro station, across the street from the Decarie Hot Dog building, a full wall mural as painted onto the building. The artwork was painted by Dodo Ose of AShop Studio. The painting, L’Envol, a collaboration between the artist, Ville Saint-Laurent, the owners of Decarie Hot Dog, the Vriniotis family, was made to represent the owners' Greek heritage with the mythological topic of Pegasi. The Vriniotis family established the eatery, and as of its 50th anniversary, in 2019, still operates it. During its first 50 years, the menu has not changed except for pricing, and the addition of poutine in 1984. For its 50th, limited renovations were done to the restaurant, which itself is housed in a building that at the time was a century old.
|(English:) Decarie Hot Dog|
(French:) Décarie Hot Dogs
|Food type||North American-Quebecois fast food / Greasy spoon / Diner|
|Street address||953 Decarie Boulevard|
Burough of Montreal
|Postal/ZIP Code||H4L 3M3|
|Seating capacity||7 + standing room + 16 patio|
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