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il focolaio pizza

1223, rue du Square-Phillips, Montreal, Quebec h3b3e9, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #75 of 4,461 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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191 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Great thin crust pizzas, lots of choices, good service (indoor and outdoor, even during peak hours), authentic wood fire oven. A little bit too noisy when is full.

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Osaka, Japan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Il Foccolaio has 75 kinds of pizza that come on a heavenly crust. We also had a marvelous salad (there were 6 or so varieties) and some locally brewed beer. The staff were friendly and the place was obviously popular with locals and tourists alike. A must-experience place.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Amazing pizza we were 8 people and ordered 8 different pizzas and they were all delicious. Great service and atmosphere

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Spring, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Pizza was fantastic. They also have an outdoor patio, perfect in the early evening. Service was good and the portion size was excellent!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Went there quite late on our first night in Montreal and the place was buzzing - huge pizza choice but what we chose was yummy. The staff were really friendly, eager to give advice about local food and beers and very accommodating of requests (we shared pizzas and salads and they split them for us). Not the best pizza you'll... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We were walking around downtown Montreal, finding something nice place to eat and we walked by this place not sure for what reason, we could not walk past it. The place was buzzing with people, and when you see that many people in a restaurant, you cannot really go wrong. To my surprise we were seated right way. The menu... More

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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When in the mood for pizza, this is by far the best place to choose. Friendly staff, tons of choices, and if for some reason pizza is not an option then go there for their sausage sub on their homemade pizza dough bread!!!

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Quebec City, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I've been there 4 times already. The Pizza are soooo delicious, There are so many choice that I always bring a pen to put a cross on those I would like...Then It help me to choose. If you don't want Pizza, their cesar salad is amazing.

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Atlanta, GA
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318 reviews 318 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We lucked into what might have been the last two-top in an incredibly crowded restaurant both indoors and out. We split a large salad and a regular pizza (#6 with artichokes, olives, mushrooms). Both were excellent and the service was efficient. Plus there is great people-watching in this busy area across from a small park.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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143 reviews 143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Arrived in Montreal and searched near me. This pizza place nearby the shops area came out as the best, called for a spot and where lucky. The place was packed when we arrived, ordered the pizza's, NO children size! My kids were able to eat 75%. My wife the grilled vegie salad, i was jealous. Salad was big, taste en... More

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