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Da Emma

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777 Rue De La Commune Quest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
514-392-1568
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Definitely worth a visit

Had a business dinner last week with 10 colleagues. Really nice ambience, very good food. The service was top notch and we got photos with Emma in the kitchen.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Thomo_A
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Singapore,
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191 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The setting is beautiful, I had a very romantic and amazing dinner here. They carry good wines which makes dinner even more perfect if possible. The waiter was kind enough to help us pair the perfect wine for our delicious steak. The quality of the food is great and even the dessert was fantastic. I would totally recommend this place,... More 

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Singapore,
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34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had a business dinner last week with 10 colleagues. Really nice ambience, very good food. The service was top notch and we got photos with Emma in the kitchen.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I love the restaurant, in the basement, mysterious atmosphere, The food is great and the service to A great experience Don't miss it The only thing is that it is expensive

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere was really cool. We had a terrible waiter that had no interest in explaining the menu. The food was very oily and not much taste. VERY expensive

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Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a really awesome atmosphere, and it's certainly real deal italian food. Highly recommend the tiramisu, the veal ravioli and the bruschetta! Prices are pretty high but portions are generous! Suggest sharing an appetizer as they are quite big (especially the prosciutto and mozarella). Excellent wine menu and great service!

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Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Unique setting, cave-like feel. Ladies, it was a bit cold, bring a jacket or a shall to cover up if you are the cold type. We shared a beautiful meal among family at Da Emma a 2 weeks ago. Our waiter Marco was exceptional. He was very attentive, courteous and made the time fly. Our meal main dish was excellent.... More 

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Le Roy, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This restaurant is in a former women's prison so the setting is very different. It's on the pricey side, but not outrageous. If you're looking for a unique restaurant with good food, especially italian, give this place a try. This restaurant is very popular with celebrities and there is a wall of polaroids of just about every celebrity you can... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Da Emma is a very nice restaurant in the old town of Montreal.Nice ambience, ideal for romantic dinners or business dinners. Very big portions but very expensive. Wine list isn't great, not a lot of choice (only Italian wines) and the cheapest bottle is 50 cad and it's not even worth that money. Dishes are well prepared and the cooking... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very quaint place with a unique look with its solid steel entrance door, basement, dimmed lights, walls and ceilings you can see the once upon a time prison for women. On the entrance wall you'll see pictures of actors and singers who have met Emma! You should ask to meet her. She loves people coming to say hello. She's a... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Nice restaurant mediocre food. Great atmosphere. Fine dining should never have a dish of Plastic butter cups on the table .Why act like MacDonalds I was scared to order coffee at the end .Thought I might see Plastic Creamers as well . Could not bare the thought

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 777 Rue De La Commune Quest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: 514-392-1568

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighborhood Profile
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 professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.