Le Madrid, on Highway 20 midway between Montreal and Quebec City, is known for its dinosaurs -- massive fibreglass structures built by hand. (CBC)
Famous Quebec Eatery Set To Close -- CBC News
Rest stop known for dinosaurs and monster trucks on the verge of shutting its doors.
A landmark rest stop in Quebec that's best known for the dinosaurs and monster trucks that litter its grounds is on the verge of shutting its doors for good.
The family-owned Le Madrid has been a popular pit stop for travellers, attracting about 400,000 people a year.
But the red-roofed building, a staple on Highway 20 midway between Montreal and Quebec City, is to be torn down in early September.
Earlier this summer, the Arel family sold the popular institution in St-Leonard-d'Aston to a Quebec developer.
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My Comment: The last time that I ate there was about 10 years ago. Sighhh .... all good things always come to an end.