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Dunn's Famous

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Bar, Canadian, American, Delicatessen
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1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2V5, Canada
+1 514-395-1927
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a honey mustard chicken salad . The ingredients were very fresh with warm grlled chicken . Best salad I had in a long time. My husband had chicken Cesar wrap that he thought was tasty. The service as quick and the waitress was friendly .

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Thank ajzielinski
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I had been to Montreal many times, this was my first trip to Dunn's. I was impressed with the option of having my smoked meat sandwich lean, medium or fatty. I took the advice of the knowledgeable and friendly staff and ordered medium. The sandwich was delicious! The hand cut fries were hot and the coleslaw the right mix... More 

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1 Thank Susan D
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked in to grab a quick sandwich for takeout, and were not disappointed. Our server was a bit abrupt, though she gave us some patience when we had to choose between fat, medium, and lean. Go for the food, can't really judge much on service. Our food did arrive fast, hot, and HUGE. Portions are fair for pricing, and... More 

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Thank Chrisy B
Montréal
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was here on a quick turnaround trip to Montreal. On my way to the Place des Arts, decided to try Dunn's. Excellent choice. Friendly and professional service. Very short wait time for food being served. A nice Ricards red (on tap) helped the food go down. Too many French fries (you do not have to finish them). Crispy cole slaw... More 

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Thank KatherinePakatra
Prague, Czech Republic
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sandwiches here are as always amazing and a definite must visit when coming to Montreal. Slightly pricey but definitely worth it!

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Thank f1racecardrvrtrip
Mauldin, South Carolina
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196 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just not a fan of smoked meat. Service is excellent and The roast beef sandwich is a better option. Cesar salad with bacon is a nice option to fries

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Thank James H
Vancouver, BC
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a train from Vancouver to Montreal (4 nights and 4 days of train travel), and we were looking forward to hot, delicious food! We arrived to our hotel at 10 pm, and after our much needed baths, we were ready for food! The front desk clerk recommended Dunn's as they did have kid friendly options and they... More 

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1 Thank PinkGypsy
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this place around lunchtime and thought I should try it out. Great atmosphere inside, friendly staff. I took the lean option smoked meat sandwich and it was very good, served with nice fries and some slaw, It could have fed 3, the portions are huge and that explains the price. Washed it down with a nice Canadian beer.... More 

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I chose a Rib steak which was very nice, coleslaw was wonderful and baked potatoe was piping hot. I asked to try the smoked meat and was given a sample, thanks, it was delicious and crumbled in my mouth. I know what I'll go for next visit. Portions I seen looked huge and I was pleasantly surprised at the price.... More 

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1 Thank Themissingcase
Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Their smoked meat is superb (go for the medium) and on many occasions I have gone to pick up after work so I could share with family and friends at home. Everyone gets very excited. The portions are enormous so I have to control myself and forget the entrées which I love so much (their cold liver is the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $16
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-395-1927

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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