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Dunn's Famous

1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #383 of 4,473 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $16
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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English first
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This Restaurant reminds us of our youth in Montreal. The same menus for 50 years because that is what old timers like. The Smoked meat was large and perfectly tasty and the Matzah Ball soup was just like Grandma made when we were kids. The place was packed with hungry and happy customers and we can't wait to go back... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The rating is not representative of the smoked meat sandwich, which was excellent. The problem is the other food. Cold, dried out meatballs, pre-made (dry) apple crisp, slightly burned fries, and overcooked spaghetti made for a disappointing meal. Tough because of how great the titular sandwich is, but overall not a great experience. Needs to narrow the menu and cut... More

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Kent, England
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went to this restaurant for lunch and breakfast, good food at a very good price, the service was friendly and prompt, the portions are BIG so make sure that you really are hungry before you ask for a sandwich because it will be enormous and will take some eating. you have been warned. If in Montreal seek it out .

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Harvey, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Each time I travel to Montreal , I always take time to visit Dunns. I enjoy the food and the service. I did not know what smoked meats were , but now i am hooked

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Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have heard about Dunn's for years from my partner so when we were in Montreal the other weekend we went there for lunch on the Saturday. Now it was late in the day but there were still people coming in....we sat on the patio and ordered the petit smoked meat sandwich and the reuben sandwich. Huge portions - really... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What can I say that hasn't already been said? The smoked meat sandwich is amazingly good and loved the crisp pickle. Very friendly staff and a nice pub atmosphere in downtown Montreal.

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Best smoked meat ever!!!! Staff could be friendlier as well as food allergy savvy. Not much help in that department. My daughter did love the really cute waiter though. Of course, he was really nice!

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My mom & I just came back from a long wkdn in Montreal & all she talked about was getting some real Montreal smoke meat for lunch. Well... we ended up at Dunn's 2 mornings in a row for breakfast and we loved it. Great smoke meat. For $20 you can take a small box home too.

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136 reviews 136 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Unbelievably good smoked meat. A guilty pleasure going back many years to a misspent youth where 3:00 AM Smoked meat at Dunn's was the way to end the night. It was good then... It's still the same! One thing has changed however. The mile high cheese cake is no more but the pint size version tastes just as good. We'll... More

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London, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

perhaps the meat itself is not as good as Schwartz's or Jarry but we went back to Dunn's because of their selection for non-beef eaters. At lunch, their specials are a good and filling option.

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