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Il Focolaio

1223 rue du Square-Phillip, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3E9, Canada
+1 514-879-1045
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (716 reviews)
“salad” (131 reviews)
“tartufo” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1223 rue du Square-Phillip, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3E9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 924 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

They have a very wide variety of pizzas and some other dishes. They also have a good wine list and various beers. The place is always crowded, a pretty good sign.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bernard P
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Ciao Bernard, thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 5⭐️ review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza and beverage were enjoyed!! Thank you for visiting us! t would be a pleasure to serve you again soon . πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 5, 2018

This place was absolutely awesome! I googled 'best Pizza in Montreal' & this place came up as a place to get authentic wood-fired pizza. It did not disappoint! The food was absolutely delish and came very quickly as it was made in an authentic pizza...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Holly R
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hi Holly! thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 5⭐️ review ! We are thrilled to see the family enjoyed the Il Focolaio experience! Costa will surely appreciate the mention and compliment on his service, thank you. It would be a pleasure to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Pizza places in Montreal are a dime a dozen, but this place is at the top of my list. Went there last night with a friend before a show at PDA. Short on timel but hungry. We arrived before six and it was not too...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RenayTn
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Ciao Renay! thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 5⭐️ review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza, salad and coffee were enjoyed!! Thank you for visiting us before your show! It would be a pleasure to serve you again soon ....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The servers were very helpful and accommodated our diet restrictions. They were slammed and it was quite loud, but the pizza was great and service was too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lindsay G
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ciao Lindsay, thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 4 star review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza and service were enjoyed!! It would be a pleasure to serve you again soon for a delicious pie! πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at a hotel with kitchen facilities, so take-out was a good option. Great pizzas and very generously portioned salads. Quick and easy.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 741lolo
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ciao 741lolo, thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 4 star review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza, salad and take-out service were enjoyed!! It would be a pleasure to serve you again on your next visit to Montreal . πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Montreal 3 to 4 times a year and eating here is always on my itinerary. Generally I avoid restaurants with too many options on the menu, but I've sampled over 15 different pizzas and I've never been disappointed! Don't bother looking for better...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ChocolateSmurf
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ciao Chocolatesmurf! (Love the name, if you like chocolate you must try our sweet and salty chocolate truffle cake!), thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 5⭐️ review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza and service were enjoyed!! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal here on a cold Monday night in December. Not fancy, but plenty charming. Most places we walked by were pretty quite, but this place was bustling. We split the Il Focolaio Salad, which was huge and excellent. When the server delivered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LSKD60
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao LSKD60, thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 5⭐️ review ! We are thrilled to read our pizza, salad, wine and service were enjoyed!! It would be a pleasure to serve you again on your next visit to Montreal . πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great meal! We all had different pizzas- they were all amazing. There are so many options to choose from, and they all sounded great. You could eat here every night for a month and not repeat! Make sure to save room for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amanda C
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao Mumblz71! thank you for visiting us and leaving us such a nice 5⭐️ review, we can really feel the love and positive vibes, it’s SO appreciated wow!! We are thrilled to see you enjoyed our pizza, Nutella calzone and service!! It would be our...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Every Montreal trip we make this is our first meal. The pizza is always fabulous, so tasty. The service is good for how busy this place always is. We will return again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BelaN74
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao BelaN74! thank you for visiting us and leaving us a 4 star review! It would be our absolute pleasure to serve you again soon on your next visit to Montreal !! . πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

Reviewed December 7, 2018

Not sure if it was the quality of the pizza or the warm, animated atmosphere of this place, but I left feeling immensely satisfied and refreshed, almost in a dreamlike state. Our waiter was friendly and I did not feel rushed, even though the place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Isa_Shaw1215
Sergio G, Owner at Il Focolaio, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Ciao Isa! thank you for visiting us and leaving us such a beautiful 5⭐️ review, we can really feel the love and positive vibes, it’s SO appreciated wow!! It would be our absolute pleasure to serve you again soon!! . πŸ˜ƒπŸ•πŸ‘πŸ»

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Questions & Answers
Wisconsinite01
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Sergio G | Property representative |
We do actually have Vegan options and are working on providing a Vegan friendly cheese in the near future. We can offer any pizza you would like as long as the ingredients are vegan and you ask to remove the cheese which... More
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cbernard239
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Sergio G | Property representative |
Hello cbernard239! Thank you for your message and enquiry. Yes, we do accept reservations for Sunday's. Would you like me to help you with reserving a table? Thank you, Sergio
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Willie5
August 4, 2016|
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Response from Sergio G | Property representative |
Hello Willie5, Thank you for your question! We do offer a Gluten-free crust although like many others mentioned it is cooked in our wood-burning oven with the rest of our pizzas and there will be cross-contamination on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 rue du Square-Phillip, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
  • Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 514-879-1045
  • E-mail
Description
S'il vous plait noter que nous serons fermes du 24 decemebre 2018 jusqu'au 6 janvier 2019 inclusivement. Please note we will be closed for the Holiday's from December 24th 2018 to January 6th 2019 inclusively.
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