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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 #90 of 4,562 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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Noblesville, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
58 helpful votes 58 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stopped in with my girlfriend for a meal. We were sitted quickly and attended to. The pizza was beautiful and reasonably priced. 2 pizzas, 2 canolis, a tea and a coffee gave me change from 50. Altogether enjoyable. Would recommend.

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Montreal
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We popped into this little place at the recommendation of the concierge at our hotel. It was hopping on a Sunday night and most appeared to be locals which always says a lot about a place! Huge menu! Too many great pizzas to choose from, but we settled on one and was not disappointed. Excellent crust, just the right amount... More 

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Montreal
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189 reviews 189 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My friend and myself are at least once a month in this restaurant, atmosphere is nice, pizza is excellent and service was always fantastic until today. I will not let this single example ruin my opinion of this place, but I cannot say it made me happy. Waiter , new face to me, was extremely inpatient and in a hurry,... 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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