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Da Giovanni

$$ - $$$
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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572 Rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2E1, Canada
+1 514-842-8851
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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382 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited for dinner and had minestrone soup and a 9 inch pizza. What impressed me was the initial attentiveness of the staff, who immediately identified that I wasn't French-speaking and A waiter took over who was bilingual. Food portions were adequate and everything tasted fresh and very nice. My one criticism was that, even though a satisfaction check was... More 

Thank Robin K
Venice, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

This is like a visit to an old school diner, except with Italian food instead of club sandwiches. And make no mistake, this is Italian food as Montrealers discovered it in the 50's. Pizza, Lasagna, Canellonis, and Spaghetti Bolognes. No more, No less. Good prices, reliable food, but not very creative.

Thank Christian F
Goiania, GO
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Not a big deal, nevertheless disappointing. Ordered a pizza and a beer. Got out happy with the food and drink. The only thing I missed it was the glass if water when I arrived (I was not thirsty, but would have loved drinking a glass of water).

Thank _mdj3007
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

My favourite plate here is what they call the "Italian Festin" . It's spaghetti served with one sausage , one meatball and one garlic bread for $14.95 (drink extra) . Very filling ! I'm a regular at this restaurant when I'm in the area but I usually go on the take out side (which also has limited seating) . It's... More 

Thank Sandro T
New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My children and I come to Montreal several times a year (for swim meets and camps). When we come for swim meets, we always stay in Centerville and Restaurant Da Giovanni is our food line after 9:30pm. What we like about the restaurant are (a) consistency of its pasta dishes and (b) fast and friendly service when the kids are... More 

Thank cleanuprock
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

The atmoshpere of the restarant was jolly and the waiters were very nice. You should go their for their pasta!!! Best in Montreal!!!

Thank Nathqc
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Been going to Da Giovani from more than 20 years ... Meat sauce turning into water sauce ... WHERE'S THE MEAT? Our last counter orders have not been the same since the last year. Come in guys, don't let your reputation die... You used to be an icon!

Thank Richard C
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

I went there a couple times for dinner and it is a good option for pizza or pasta. The price is reasonable and the staff is nice. There is a funny combination of spaghetti and pizza in the same dish...

Thank Viviane C
Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Nothing too special about this restaurant. The service was good but the food was just average. The spaghetti sauce tasted like it was from a can or jar that you but from the grocery store. The meatballs were a little better which made the dish average overall.

Thank Mikedsn
Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

nice pizza and pasta place Food is between average and good dépends what you order, nice for family or friends gathering place is clean service is good a lot of choices prices are good

Thank allammontreal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 572 Rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-842-8851

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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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