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Da Emma

777 Rue De La Commune Quest, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1Y1, Canada
+1 514-392-1568
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“bruschetta” (24 reviews)
“veal” (28 reviews)
“fettucini” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
777 Rue De La Commune Quest, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb flavour!! We had a great time. We sat at the bar and service was awesome! Judging by the photos on the wall this is a popular place for the rich and famous! For me it was has it all GREAT food, super service and...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Just from the bright yellow Lamborghini sportster parked at the entrance one can see this is an IN place with beautiful people.! The place definitely has "atmosphere" with its underground location, vaulted recesses, darkish walls, It was packed on Saturday night and four of us...More

Thank 33fufu
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were invited to eat here with friends who had a previous great experience. We were here years ago and were not impressed. Da Emma was far better when they were in a small trattoria type restaurant many years ago! It is basically country food...More

1  Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant that I was so excited to try that I made the dinner reservation before booking our hotel reservation. All I can say is that the meal was absolutely incredible. I am baffled that this wonderful establishment recieved negative reviews. If you...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Although it’s known for its celebrities and great food,it has lost its STATUS as one of the great Italian Restaurants.Looks like their name is made and it shows in the quality and quantity of food served.Waiters look like they have been around and not enthusiastic...More

Thank Fidel C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Every dish served was beyond our expectation. Their prosciutto with buffalo cheese was so good. My wife had the suckling pig plate. Her reaction when she saw the quantity of food: wow. And when she had that first bite: oh wow. Franco was our waiter....More

Thank DeeJay1952
Reviewed 22 September 2017

A very unique space that is essentially the basement of an old building. Food was really good. The burata was some of the best I have ever consumed. Their meat balls are a signature dish and for a very good reason. They are incredible. We...More

Thank Warner F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I now understand why this restraurant keeps attracting so many famous people and celebrities! The food was very good, and it's typical Italian dishes that you'd find in Rome...not so common in Montreal. I was there with two friends of mine (born and raised in...More

1  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

While in Montreal we dined at the old woman's prison that was converted to a restaurant! Great ambience!!! I had a side of the veal meatballs and the fettuccine pasta with mushrooms as my entree. I loved the veal meatball! The pasta was a bit...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Montreal. The chef is Nonna Emma and she is in her mid 80's. If you're Italian and used to good authentic home cooked Italian food, then you will feel like you are eating at home...More

1  Thank Alextar25
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the
Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and
commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship
stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate
headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by
nightfall transforms from a business district into a
youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and
restaurants heavily peopled by students and young
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Tiffany H | Reviewed this property |
It was a pretty fancy place. I would recommend a cocktail dress for the ladies and dress pants and collard shirt for the men. Although a well put together outfit would be acceptable as well. It's always nice to have the... More
22 March 2017|
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Response from CharleneKatherine | Reviewed this property |
They open at 6pm tonight, try then?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Rue De La Commune Quest, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-392-1568
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