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Dunn's Famous

Certificate of Excellence
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
American, Canadian, Bar, Pizza, Delicatessen, Pub
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1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B2V5, Canada
+1 514-395-1927
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Houston, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was my husband's pick and he usually picks well. We were not disappointed. We all ordered something completely different and I can say we all enjoyed our entrees completely. I had spaghetti carbonara which had shredded smoked beef instead of bacon. It was delicious, but very rich (not a bad thing). My daughters had pizza and the Caesar... More 

Thank Laura C
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1,757 reviews
1,167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 968 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a late night dinner, as they are open 24/7. Their menu includes just about everything including poutine, pizza, fries, and cheese curds. We had their “selection of meat platter” and also their “Dunn’s Pizza” which we split. The meat platter was good but nothing exceptional as it was a bit greasy. The pizza was boring and... More 

Thank WorldTravelers34
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told smoked meat is better here than Schwartz. And it was true. Everything was tasty and fresh. Very friendly crew.

Thank MACDK02
New York, New York, United States
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the late night meal in this typical old school diner atmosphere with fast, friendly service. It was the first time we tried Montreal smoked meat - medium, and delicious - we found it soft and not too salty. We also enjoyed the classic Poutine smothered in gravy, side of Latkes, fish and chips - yum, fresh French fries

Thank ckwokers
Swanton, Vermont
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up with 8 guys on Grand Prix weekend. The accommodated the best they could without attitude. The wait staff jumped in to help wherever and whenever they could. No hassles. We sat outside, ate Montreal smoked meat sandwiches and watch the world drive by. great place, fast service, very inexpensive. Thanks folks!

Thank Big_Daddy_VT
St. John's, Canada
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old fashioned smoked meat restaurant, too few of these places left nowadays. Great servers, fast, friendly service, lovely place, kind of a throw back to another era. I pretty much eat the same thing every time I'm here visiting Montreal, and that's the smoked meat! The smoked meat here is fantastic, and you can order it lean, medium or fatty,... More 

Thank Global4755
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

So I had a mission to get a smoked meat sandwich while in Montreal. We were pretty beat, my wife's feet were hurting, so I got take out from this place. She got the chicken finger kids meal (cause she's kinda boring like that) and I got the small combo smoked meat sandwich. I didn't see what was so special... More 

Thank John O
Hoboken, New Jersey
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The smoked meat was delicious, and the fat was so soft you couldn't feel it. Not too chewy either. The french fries looked homemade and just the right amount of salt. The restaurant itself looked old-fashioned, and the tables had old games printed like, Candyland and Twister, to add to the fun. There were old fashioned booths too. It was... More 

Thank Unisilk
Hacketts Cove, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Had to have their smoked meat. Sure wasnt disappointed. Everytime you go there you get the sme service and food. I love consistency :-)

Thank MWilliams902
Ocala, Florida
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The smoked meat small sandwich was pretty large, so I'm glad I didn't get the bigger one. This place has been in business for many years and the quality of the food and service is top notch.

Thank MicheleK967

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $16
American, Canadian, Bar, Pizza, Delicatessen, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1249 Metcalfe, Montreal, Quebec H3B2V5, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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.