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Chez Paesano

) #2,380 of 4,748 Restaurants in Montreal €€ - €€€ Italian, French
1669 saint-denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K4, Canada
+1 514-982-6638
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
2 weeks ago
“Late night dinner on a rainy night!”
18 Feb 2017
“Authentic Italian”
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, French
€€ - €€€
1669 saint-denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I spent a very long day exploring old Montreal, and left going out for dinner too late. Rain started and fortunately Paesano was open. Decent , authentic Italian ( yes, the Kalamari is a highlight, as other's have noted here! ). Pasqual, our...More

Thank mattheww765
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant accidentally when looking for a restaurant. It's upstairs and relatively small. Friendly staff. Waiter offered different recommended dishes. We tried the coconut shrimp, which was delicious with a sweet/spicy sauce. The salads were very good without too much dressing. I had...More

Thank MikeJM-NYC
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Five of us had a late lunch at this little, slightly below street level restaurant. We all enjoyed our meals. The lasagne I had was out of this world! And I am particular since I married into an Italian family. Great place!

Thank BoppinRobin
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Food not too bad, place well located but the waiter was very aggressive ! I was with some friends and my Russian friend made a great effort to speak French. We don't know why exactly, but the waiter got suddenly upset and took his arm...More

2  Thank Marciano W
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We had a wonderful meal tonight. Fabulous arugala salad. Fantastic rack of lamb. Actually we shared the salad and the rack and it was plenty for both of us. Really good flavour. The house wine was "okay", not great but definitely not bad. We spent$133...More

Thank dukeofargy
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Just 2 of us, shared a bottle of red, the calamari and the mussels for dinner. Excellent all around.

Thank Juli B
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Lunch specials included salads and pasta dishes. We were a group of nine and all were satisfied with their meal. Service was excellent! Would return.

Thank Nicolepb
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The portions were very large at Chez Paesano, but quality-wise the food was very ordinary. Clearly the ingredients in the calamari and the linguine alle vongole were previously frozen. It is way too expensive for this quality of food but you do get a lot...More

2  Thank strakur74
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The Italian guy outside the restaurant is really nice, he convinced us to try the homemade pasta. I specifically ask if the ñoqui was home made and he said yes. Well, it wasn't. We were sited on a table and a better one was free,...More

1  Thank Santiago I
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We enjoyed a number of meals at Chez Paesano during Grand Prix Week. Peter lured us up the stairs for pizza and then we returned 2 more times for dinner. The food was fresh and good, the view was great, the atmosphere was festive. When...More

Thank Kathleen P
Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and
arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive
playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30
performance halls, with the vibrant Place des
Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space
features glowing towers, glass edifices, and
granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals,
concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theatres, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 saint-denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier des Spectacles
  • Phone Number: +1 514-982-6638
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