Annex 30: Bofinger | Mr. Lew's Great Burger Search

1250 University
Montreal, Quebec

Metro: McGill
Bus: STM 15, 24, 61, 75, 107, 125, 168, 420, 715

Visit: July 5, 2011

http://www.bofinger.ca/

Bofinger is one of the few BBQ restaurants in all of Montreal. Now, my experience with BBQ is very limited, so I’m no expert. Once you come in, you’re confronted with a counter. Much like a fast food restaurant, you order what you want at this counter. Once you place your order, you wait. Seating is first come, first served. The decor is interesting as you’ll see monitors with TSN on. The stools are tall and the booths are cozy. The music in the background just calls out BBQ. Once you’re done eating, just leave your aftermath at the table, where a member of the staff will collect it. An interesting concept meant to really deal with the downtown Montreal lunch rush.

Poboy Trio

Open Poboy

Poboy

This sandwich contains french fries, cheese, Texas BBQ sauce, and pulled pork.

When I was looking at the menu before coming in, this sandwich just called out at me. It contains a lot of firsts for me. I’ve never had pulled pork in my life. I’ve never put french fries in a sandwich before. So, I basically killed two birds with one stone today. I really didn’t notice the taste of the pulled pork until much later in the meal. Since I have no real reference point, I can’t really judge the quality of the pulled pork. However, the french fries and BBQ sauce were real delights to have in the sandwich. The french fries added a sweetness to the taste, which was welcomed. The sandwich is rather easy to eat, though I felt the bun was a little too tough for my liking. This sandwich was my introduction to Bofinger. I will return in the near future to try some of the other offerings.

Paper Towel

I’m putting a picture of this because I’ve never seen paper towel so bluntly placed on a table like this.

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