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Located next to one of Canada’s largest outdoor markets, le Marche Jean-Talon, Primo & Secondo is pleased to offer its patrons a seasonal Italian menu.  As you enter the restaurant you will see the menu depicted on large blackboards as dishes change according to market availability.  Chef Roberto Stabile works with local farmers daily, incorporating Quebec’s finest ingredients with Italy’s D.O.P. certified products to create delectable dishes.



Polenta con Ragu di Maialino

Soft polenta topped with piglet ragu

Zuppa di Castagne e Porcini

Crème de châtaignes avec champignons Porcini, poireaux et lentilles rouges

Chestnut and porcini soup with leeks and red lentils

Ravioli di Mortadella con Burro e Pistacchio

Ravioli stuffed with Mortadella served in a butter sauce, topped with pistachio

Merluzzo Nero con Cavolo e Fagioli

Seared porcini crusted black cod served over a bed of cabbage and Cannellini beans in a truffled cream sauce

Zampone alla Piemontese

Roasted pig trotters stuffed with sweet breads, chicken, and pancetta served over a bed of lentils



Prosciutto Friulano “Riserva” con Marmellata d’Anguria Bianca

Thinly sliced prosciutto “Riserva” imported from Friuli accompanied by white watermelon marmalade

Gnocchi alla Gorgonzola

Homemade potato gnocchi with a Gorgonzola cream sauce

Risotto ai Porcini con Olio di Tartufo Bianco eFormaggio Bagoss

Carnaroli rice risotto made with Porcini mushrooms dressed with white truffle oil and Bagoss shavings

Costoletta di Vitellino alla Griglia

Grilled milk-fed veal chop served with rosemary potatoes, spinach and roasted red peppers drizzled with white truffle oil

Souffle di Cioccolato e Mascarpone

Dark chocolate souffle with mascarpone


The service at this fine eatery is unique as the charming servers explain the details of the menu to your table with great knowledge.  No paper menus are offered.  Please mention any food allergies to your server.