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il focolaio pizza

1223, rue du Square-Phillips, Montreal, Quebec h3b3e9, Canada (Ville-Marie)
514-879-1045
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Ranked #86 of 4,583 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a very non-pretentious restaurant, with average decor, attentive staff serving delicious pizzas. They have a very extensive menu over 70 different pizza choices and they allow you to add toppings as per your choice. So the options are unlimited. They use the freshest ingredients and the pizza is baked to perfection in a wood fired oven. Pure gastronomic... More 

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Laval, Quebec, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you like authentic Italian, thin crusted pizza cooked in a wood burning stove, this is the place to go! I've been going there for 20 years+ and have yet to find another to top it. I've tried many other establishments, but this place is consistent, and has a variety of toppings to choose from. Worth going out of your... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The pizza was awesome, with a lot of different options to choose. The place is very comfortable, and the staff very polite and helpful. Even more, there was an English menu, which helps us a lot to choose the right pizza.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Tried their pizza for early dinner because it's near our hotel. It is a small restaurant but cozy and open kitchen for making pizza. If you bring umbrella stroller like we did, you can bring it in folded. Otherwise you need to leave it outside since the place is small. Pizza were delicioso and great services too. Ask them for... More 

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Clarenville, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We absolutely loved everything about this restaurant. The atmosphere, staff and pizza were perfect. Service was quick and the pizza was very tasty. In fact, we made a return trip the next night!

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Saratoga Springs
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Constant Companion and I traveled north of the border to attend the "Van Gogh to Kandinsky Exhibition" at Musee des beaux-arts. We were looking forward to eating at il focolaio pizza our first evening after reading its reviews. I ordered the #27 Carre Philips, which is one of their best sellers. This pizza featured capicola, pepperoni, sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms and... More 

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Authentic little Italian place, really fast and excellent service.I had an authentic olive and anchovy pizza which I can never find in Western Canada very cheesy and with a lovely thin crust. The servers were extremely professional and courteous. Great location just off St. Catherine`s street , will definitely be back!

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Rumford, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great pizza and salad. A very nice, light vinaigrette! Expert service! I have passed this place many times without giving it a second thought. Will definitely go back!

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Fredericton, Canada
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152 reviews 152 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I'm not sure if I'm being fare. I was in Italy for a month this summer and I had fabulous pizzas. Let's say that Il Focolaio pizza is good pizza, but it doesn't compare to the real deal in Italy. The Italians like to cook simple food to display the flavours of the ingredients. On my pizza, there was too... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I booked a table for 17 people and the staff were incredible, working with me up until the day to make sure that more/less people weren't coming - they really helped make everything go smoothly. They even emailed to check I was okay with how to tables were going to be laid out. When the huge group of us piled... More 

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Address: 1223, rue du Square-Phillips, Montreal, Quebec h3b3e9, Canada
Phone Number: 514-879-1045
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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