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Da Franco

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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233 rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T4, Canada
+1 514-844-9481
10:00 - 14:30
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Mon 10:00 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:30
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Lima, Peru
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

The food was very good. The service was excellent, the waiter spoke french and english. And the price was ok too, I spent about $20 canadian dollars in the lunch.

Thank maritesita
Level Contributor
39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across this restaurant while out exploring. There was a lovely ambiance, with a lady singing, she was very good. The service was great, efficient yet polite and friendly. I had veal in cognac sauce which was fabulous, my husband choose pizza which was also very good. Leave space for the dessert, cheesecake and tiramisu highly... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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255 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Food here is good, well prepared, and copious. My spouse is Italian and cooks, so he's very fussy and he was pleased enough to eat here twice over the course of our stay.

Thank LadyJLasVegas
Islamorada, Fl
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Our first evening in Montreal we dined at this rather charming and cozy restaurant not far from our hotel. The temps had dropped, the wind was howling and we wanted some good old fashioned Italian comfort food. After a glass of vino, we ordered the meatball appetizer and a pizza. Everything was fresh and delicious, and the service was just... More 

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St. John's
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This location was recommended by the hotel, Embassy Suites and was only a 5 min. walk. My wife had the Arugula and roast beet salad and I the Caesar, both were great. For our mains she had the lamb, three double bone chops in a Blueberry sauce with steamed crisp vegetables, excellent food and flavour. I had the lasagna with... More 

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Jonzac, France
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

My wife found this restaurant close to where she had her hair done and we thought we would give it a go. The atmosphere and the surroundings are pleasant as are the waiting staff. We both had veal limone washed down by a bottle of pinot grigio. The wine was good. The veal was tender and the portion size good.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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183 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is a staple stop for my child and I. I recently hosted a dear friend from Australia who is also a Pizza affecionado a footy writ large. Well, Da Franco met the mark again. Had Margherita and Rustico pizzas - we could only each eat half of each, but had enough for another meal the next day! The service... More 

Thank Pat D
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My wife and I spent the day tromping all over Montreal and were to pooped to wander far for dinner. Luckily, as we were looking for someplace close to the Intercontinental Hotel were found Da Franco. We ordered some calamari and escargots and then ended up getting an order of mushroom risotto to top us off. The calamari was fresh... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We went to this restaurant with business colleagues for lunch. We ordered different plates and the verdict from everybody: the food was okay, but nothing more. Will not go back. There are good places to eat lunch in Montreal, and this is not one!

1 Thank RochesQuiRoulent
Montreal, Canada
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Well located and easy to access restaurant, this si a family owned restaurant for more than 25 years. The food is great, almost like home ;-) The ambiance is great , on week-ends you can dance, there's often a singer with disco. I often have business lunch there, Make sure you try-it , Diable shrimp is one of my favorite,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-844-9481

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its centre, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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