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Damas Restaurant

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Damas, an upscale Syrian restaurant located on Avenue Van Horne. You will be charmed by the Oriental decor and most impressed by their refined and rich cuisine. This modern but authentic gastronomy will make your mouth water with all their specialties starting from the fattouche, the appetizing mouth-melting lamb leg to the cherry kebab. The blend of aromas and the tasting of the delicious preparations will make the experience worthwhile.
PRICE RANGE
$38 - $57
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
FEATURES
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great experience, beautiful terrasse, so friendly staff, quality food, good service I would do it again for sure.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank N4213KPadamn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One cannot visit Montreal without a meal at Damas. This family owned restaurant is 6 stars not 5! The cocktails are amazing...the cold and hot small plates are divine and every time I dine there...I cannot wait to return. Best seating is at the left...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JR606060
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 days in Montreal and we finished at Damas after reading the tripadvisor reviews which were substantiated by locals. From beginning to end the experience at Damas was amazing. Exceptional food and service. Wish we were staying longer as we'd be eating at Damas again!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jas_sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy atmosphere, consistently great food! Wide menu selection. With Montreal having plenty of middle-eastern restaurants, this is a standout and a notch up from the rest. Probably the best middle-eastern restaurant we've been to in Montreal.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Joelle600
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always friendly and very welcoming upon arrival, with Impeccable service, delicious flavourful dishes, fish to die for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank queenieluvsu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ok this place is hard to get reservation. but once you get it, the experience will be amazing and then realize why it is so popular. a must at least once

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler308395
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Damas is one of our favorite restaurants. Back in the days it was a modest establishment on parc ave to the beautiful classy resto it is now. Food still delicious (albeit quite a bit more expensive than it used to be) but the open kitchen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank stephkwong138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Challenging to get at reservation here, but keep trying, and think ahead by at least 2 or 3 weeks. The ambiance of this place is superb, the cocktails and appetizers are hand crafted and just right. All meals are made with care and craftsmanship of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KevinG27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years this has been one of the best Middle Eastern/ Syrian restaurants in Montreal. Since the move to Van Horne, and the glowing reviews that followed , have made reservations a must! The proof is in the food ! Be careful of parking...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Cajed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is mesmerizing and delicious, decor is very special and service good. A little pricy but uniqueness makes it worth it.

Date of visit: June 2019
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LalasTravels
June 1, 2019|
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Response from Olena M | Reviewed this property |
Sure it is, no problem, counting in the multi adults atmosphere with wine though.
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MARVLAD99
March 26, 2019|
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Response from Jenny A | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot bring your own wine
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fuzpeach
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
You would want to dress nicely because it is a pretty restaurant with wonderful food, but it is not a fussy place and you can wear whatever pleases you whether it’s jeans or more dress up.
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