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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 good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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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 2 weeks ago

I ate at Da Emma for the first time maybe around 20 years ago. The location was all the rage at the time. The old stone building at the corner of Brennan and De la Commune in Old Montreal once housed the women's prison. The...More

Thank canning2018
Reviewed 14 May 2018

husband and I went for his birthday, just imaging it as a womens jail in the old days. emma still in the kitchen, food just melts in your mouth, the wine list is great a little pricey but for special outings or birthdays it is...More

Thank lindamancini
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I hesitate to write resto reviews as I am not a qualified food writer. However tonight, on behalf of innocent tourists everywhere, I make an exception. On the recommendation of a friend - and a respected guidebook - my wife and I dined at Da...More

3  Thank AvidTravelerEdmonton
Reviewed 6 May 2018

There for what we hoped would be a romantic Italian restaurant, and it was recommended by the concierge. Had a poor experience, rushed by the waiter who did not allow sufficient time with the menu alternatives (all in Italian). Meals were not as requested or...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Love the ambiance and service of Da Emma. The food is to die for ! I am never disappointed. We had excellent service by Paulo .. couldn’t of asked for more .. it was perfection. Will keep coming back ❤️

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Ristorante Da Emma has been a beacon on the Montreal dining landscape for 25 years now. It has quite a celebrity following as well as many loyal Montreal patrons.Located in 18th century building on edge of Old Montreal, hidden and incognito in subterranean cavernous basement...More

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Dined here with my husband for my birthday a couple of weeks ago. Really loved the underground style, charming atmosphere. Amazing service, super attentive. The food and alcohol were very nice but overpriced in my opinion. You are paying more for the atmosphere and name....More

Thank HKJ420
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I frequently went to Da Emma while we lived in Old Montreal. It is not only the best kept secret (and location) in Montreal but the best authentic Italian food! A gorgeous romantic setting nestled in an old business offering charm and...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

My wife and two boys, ages 6 and 9 had a great meal at Da Emma this past week-end. My boys absolutely loved it. The building and room are beautiful, and our waiter Mark was excellent. My wife loved the eggplant appetizer which was delicious...More

Thank Finbarr1313
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited for what we thought would be an awesome Italian dinner. Her dinner was just slightly warm, and the presentation of mine could have come out of my kitchen. This is an upscale restaurant and we expected more for the prices...More

Thank Lorraine008
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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12:00 - 14:00
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18:00 - 22:30
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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