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Dépanneur Peluso

Not Rated.
Dépanneur PelusoDépanneur Peluso
BA SCORE
98
world-class

31 Ratings
Ratings: 31
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 7.08%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

2500 Rachel St E
Montréal, Quebec, H2H 1S1
Canada
phone: (514) 525-1203

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @depanneurpeluso

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(Place added by: papat444 on 06-29-2008)
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Reviews by kingcrowing:
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.3/5  rDev -4.9%
quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

By recommendation of a couple Montreal BAs, I came here around a year ago, and every trip up since I always stop here to get some unique Canadian brews. When you walk in it looks like a little convenience store, but as you get to the back and see their Unibroue rack with all different branded glasses you see the beer selection.

As an American it's pretty intimidating because so much of their beer isn't imported into the US so it's really surprising how many different breweries there are in Montreal.

Also every time I've been up (on a Friday or Saturday) their beer guy has been there and offered to help out, he speaks good English so he can help you around, also beers are organized by style which is a bit odd compared to the US. Finally, every time I've gone they've had some solid beers to sample!

03-06-2010 14:24:20 | More by kingcrowing
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-09-2014 15:58:11 | More by Whatup14
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Philby11111

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-14-2014 15:23:08 | More by Philby11111
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-09-2014 20:17:41 | More by sdaly3
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mfunk9786

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-02-2014 15:41:55 | More by mfunk9786
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -11.5%

03-22-2014 22:15:39 | More by yancot
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edugasmtl

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-26-2014 23:57:28 | More by edugasmtl
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -6%

01-24-2014 14:16:15 | More by rale
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davegray

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

11-14-2013 04:11:28 | More by davegray
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.14/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | $$$

Right off the bat, I'll come right out and say that I think the reason why the ratings for this place are so high are from all the Americans that visit and see a huge amount of beers they've never tried and can't normally get.

The atmosphere of this place is...well...it's a depanneur. It's a corner store that figured out that craft beer is a good game to be in. If you just look at the craft beer section in the back of the store, it comes off as any other cool craft beer store. It also has the 'let's get some chips while we're here' thing goin' on too though. The aisles in the beer section are a bit narrow, but who cares. Big fridge space, well lit, nothing wrong.

I guess you'd have to drink the beer to figure this one out. But ya, in terms of quality, the store was good. Lot's of beers were refrigerated, which is always a good sign.

Service seemed good. Nobody approached me, but staff were constantly talking to customers, helping them, and answering questions. Seemed like they knew their stuff.

Selection is pretty great. Albeit no better than the two better beer stores just across the river in Gatineau. Apparently it's the best in Montreal though, so then it must be pretty damn good.

Prices were a bit high, but I think the LCBO spoils Ontario shoppers in this regard. I noticed a few beers that were more expensive than Ontario. And $3.99 for small singles of Trois Mousquetaires seems a bit odd

Overall this place is a good beer store, and definitely the place to go in Montreal, but I felt a bit jipped knowing I could probably do just as good with a 20 minute drive to Gatineau.

09-18-2013 15:55:21 | More by tbeckett
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Dépanneur Peluso in Montréal, QC, Canada
98 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.