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Dunn's Famous

#316 of 4,677 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B2V5, Canada
+1 514-395-1927
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 62
    Excellent
  • 134
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best smoked meat sandwich I've found

Since I moved to Montreal a few years ago, I've been on the hunt for the best smoked meat sandwich I can find. In that hunt I've tried: The Main, Schwartz's, Reuben's, a few other lesser known places, and finally, Dunn's. Now, my hunt has ended. My employer moved offices to downtown, so now I work... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
ecoutu
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Montreal, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Since I moved to Montreal a few years ago, I've been on the hunt for the best smoked meat sandwich I can find. In that hunt I've tried: The Main, Schwartz's, Reuben's, a few other lesser known places, and finally, Dunn's. Now, my hunt has ended. My employer moved offices to downtown, so now I work right around the corner... More 

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toronto
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great food , great service, cant go wrong , at a great price. Sat at the bar and conversed with the staff as I ate, wonderful people , Smoked meat was perfect , the fries are yummy.

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Longueuil, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

There are many very good things to eat at Dunn's and the menu offers lots of possibilities. Because it is rare to be able to enjoy the same choices in vegetarian burgers I want to highlight that at Dunn's. I love the 1927 veggie version with their special sauce and all the trimmings (I leave off the bacon, which I... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The food was just so fresh and yummie, the decor very cool. We had the poutine with meat on top, for appetizers the picked plate, so delicious and the famous dunn sandwich with meat.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Traveled to this location from ottawa after being highly recommended by friends. The place has a family friendly atmosphere, had to wait for 15 min. To find us a table for 6, which wasnt too long taking in mind that it was a Saturday evening. Ordered the famous smoked meat sandwiches, they were yummy, it comes with coleslaw and fries,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Decided to send them a token of appreciation because there are hardly any places in town that would serve you your Smoke Meat just how you want it with a big smile and positive attitude... Keep it up!

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Toronto, Canada
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308 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had a horrible meal in Ottawa but this one's different. I won't say it's the best deli in Montreal but it's not a bad choice.

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bramptoN ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If a big smoked Montreal meat sandwich type - this is the place to go. Good service - good eats. For a famous deli-Id like to see some updates made to the establishment and new clean menus.

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Halifax, NS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went with a group of work colleagues. None have been there before. Of course we got the smoked meat...some added poutine. Our sandwiches were great and we had probably one of the best experiences with a server in a long time!! He was a student on break and an absolute joy to have met. He made the experience THAT... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went to Dunns for the second time and was not disappointed. The smoke meat is honestly good. At $13.00 you get the small sandwich with fries and coleslaw. I remember the good old days you paid $5.99 for this exact plate. Lol The place is nice and service is very attentive. I will surely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-395-1927

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 16
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dunn's Famous staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • 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.