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Da Emma

  • 777 rue de la Commune Ouest Map It
  • Old Montréal
  • Italian

Known for

  • 300-year-old stone walls
  • Homemade burrata
  • Historic building

Published 04/06/2017

Fodor's Review

The cellar of what used to be Montréal's first women's prison hardly sounds like the ideal setting for an Italian eatery, but grandma Emma's cooking hushes any bad vibes from the 1800s. Stone walls and heavy beams serve as backdrop for Roman dishes like roasted lamb, fettuccine con funghi and pasta al vongole, which have all foregone fussy presentation to focus on superior fixings. Repeat customers, including Hollywood A-listers, enjoy the privacy of the secluded garden. Reservations recommended Thursday through Saturday.

Restaurant Information


777 rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal, Québec, H3C 1Y1, Canada

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun., and Mon.–Fri. 2–6 pm; no lunch Sat.

Published 04/06/2017


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