Le Latini

Le Latini

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lelatini.ca/
  • Phone: 5148613166
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 11:30pm; Dinner: Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joao Mendes
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Boul. René-Lévesque
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking fees of 10$ is credited on your bill.
A word from Le Latini
Le Latini is considered to be the best Italian restaurant in town and one of the best restaurants in Montreal.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Le Latini reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelQuiet
66% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (8)notable wine list (8)special occasion (6)fit for foodies (5)great for lunch (5)good for groups (4)great for outdoor dining (4)late-night find (3)neighborhood gem (2)hot spot (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Excellent lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Lunch menu was an excellent choice, fresh & seasonal inspirations. One remark is that we found the service too quick - there was practically no time between starter, main dish and coffee. A pity for a restaurant with this reputation.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    4 of us dined July 2014. We all ate from the daily special menu. The onion soup pottage was very good, the salad was excellent. The Veal was tender and very tasty. The porgy (fish) was outstanding. It had a lemon glaze with toasted almonds and pasta. The chocolate mousse cake very good. We asked for a wine recommendation and what was suggested fit perfectly with both meal choices and was excellent. The service was exceptional! Good choice for a celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Disappointing
    SlyfortVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Very slow service, start to finish. Great spot to have a sit down dinner if you're going to Place des Arts, as very limited options around. This restaurant relies on its reputation, but wasn,t enough for me and group of 6.
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  • Service rapide
    Alphafox
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Nous avons bien mangé sans plus. Le service un peu trop rapide, nous sommes arrivés vers 19:30 et 20:15 nous finissions déjà notre repas principal. Nous aurions peut-être dû les aviser que nous n'étions pas pressés. Nous célébrions un anniversaire et sans aviser les serveurs, le fêter a reçu un dessert avec une bougie, belle attention du personnel. Un peu dispendieux comme restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
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  • Great restaurant
    TeatimedVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our 27th anniversary there on Friday night. The food was amazing as was the service. It was a beautiful evening so we were seated outdoors...it was just beautiful with the small waterfalls in the background and plants everywhere, candlelight at the tables...very romantic. Oh, the mystery desert was to die for!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    The food and wine pairing was very good. Beautiful presentation. Creative plating. Service good but lacking in warmth.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Norman
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    always excellent! staff kindly had us visit their wine cellar and fantastic group dining room in the basement. my clients were very impressed with the place my favorite italian restaurant in the world
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding and flavourful !!!
    YULdiningVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The best in Montreal... best outdoor terrasse ever... Marco and Pedro thank you for your hospitable service and great advice on wine selection :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • good place before theatre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    near Place des Arts and Théatre du Nouveau mode. Great place to have dinner before going to theater. Special menu at 35$. Great food and efficient service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 4 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.8
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 104 reviews are from the Le Latini reviews archive.
  • Entousiastic
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    We were there to benefit from the guest table at 5:30 pm. All was super including service and especially food. I will return as soon as possible.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    The Menu at 35$ was good value. Scaloppine very good and dessert as well Decor is getting old
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Classic spot delivers the goods
    bobsyouruncle
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    It is difficult to suggest a dish at Le Latini as everything we had was great, but ... try to include at least one of their pastas. The room is one of the best in Montreal and the service is professional. Our lunch at Le Latini was also great value as we both selected items from the $25 prix fixe luncheon menu. (I never expected to see Le Latini and value in the same sentence.) This place is a Montreal classic which should be a featured stop on visitors' itinerary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • for the price I do expect
    baba
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    for the price I do expect excellence. Cold plates, sent back the soup, almost cold. Service ? ? main dish, not impressed, also cold plate, need to go back to the oven. forget it ! One star ? for me no *
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Exceptional
    Larry
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    The best italian food in Montreal; period! Always fresh and tasty. Wine always exceptional. Waiters most professional. My favourite place to eat in town. Most beautiful downtown terrace in the summer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As usual
    ATurmel
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Cannot miss with Latini; food great and attentive service (not pretentious). Only recommendation would be the choice of music; not classic enough for type of restaurant but music was not unpleasant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • SERVICE
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    The food is always so original and amazing. Some waiters are amazing, especially Davide but some are so, so, including the one we got this past Saturday night. Davide even took the time to come by and say hi. Next time I will ask for his section specifically.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Food was lovely. Service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Food was lovely. Service was attentive. Found the décor to be a bit dated. Otherwise a lovely meal, if a bit pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A restaurant to discover
    Diva
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We were looking for a good restaurant tp go to before going to the théâtre, we really enjoyed "Le Latini". Great service, Nice Warn place, great food, Nice presentation. Spécial menu for "spectacles" .WE will go back for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific Italian in Montreal
    wethackrey
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    Very personable staff, great sommelier, terrific wine list (mostly Italian). This place is just steps from the Courtyard Marriott downtown. The food was tasty. They specialize is seafood but everything we had was very good. A bit on the expensive side, but not overpriced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good first experience
    PierreVIP
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    We had a reservation for 9:00 pm on a Friday night. Not much people, food was very good, impressive wine list, very good service, and a real wood fireplace, to warm up the atmosphere. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • You cant really go wrong
    GaryMtlVIP
    Dined on 10/21/2013
    This place has been around for ages however has not aged. The service and food are great however do come at higher than Park Ave prices. A little pricey but always an enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • To expensive vs quality
    Dfamily
    Dined on 10/12/2013
    At this price...you would expect something special... not only noodles with sea food on it...
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great but maybe late
    Carolbee
    Dined on 10/7/2013
    Our meal was FAB - hubby had pasta (super yum) and I did mostly fishy. Perfect. Perfect service. So where are all the patrons? We are talking a very good restaurant - maybe they eat late . . . we eat rather early - and in this case, very well.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Used to be better
    ZardozVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2013
    I have been going to Latini for many years, and the culinary experience has been degrading recently especially when taking into account the price. There are much better options in town.
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  • Première classe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Service de très haute qualité, attentionné. Généreuses portions, Raffinement
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Excellent for lunch and privacy
    Pierre
    Dined on 8/29/2013
    Excellent service and food. Service adjust to your needs and time you have for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Italian!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2013
    Great service & superb Italian specialties at Le Latini. Very convenient for a business lunch, its welcoming staff and overall atmosphere lead me to believe that it is a great place for more casual or festive occasions too. Will be back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and excellent service
    Danielle
    Dined on 8/8/2013
    As always, spent a very nice evening with friends from France enjoying a very good meal. We were sitting 'half inside and half outside' so it was very pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice italian restaurant
    Vince
    Dined on 8/1/2013
    A good place downtown Montreal, classic and traditional italian restaurant From my own point of view they are just too expensive for what they offered. Very nice decoration and murano glass, location is perfect and easy to park.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great outdoor dining experience
    restobuff
    Dined on 7/22/2013
    We had a nice table besides a pond filled with plants and flowers. I wanted to impress my nephew and that made it. Great food! Nice desserts! Would go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No Hassle Combo
    Radman
    Dined on 7/11/2013
    I asked to have the squid ink Linguini to be used in a lobster dish and the waiter repleyed with a NO Problem answer!!!! and what a great dish it was. Took a work colleague and a customer to the restaurant and we all left very satiated and happy avout our dining experience.......VIVA LA Le Latini
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Au Latini, on prend soin de
    Mary123
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Au Latini, on prend soin de chaque personne. Les suggestions du serveur sont toujours de bons choix. C'est au Latini qu'on sert le meilleur dessert du monde: Le Pralinato! :)
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    Malulu69
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    Bon accueil, cadre très agréable, service très courtois et nourriture excellente préparée avec des aliments de première qualité! Je le recommande fortement !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely fantastic
    YULdiningVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2013
    Montreal's finest italian restaurant offering tasty quality cuisine and exquisite friendly service. A must go place. A must revisit place. Bon appétit !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The reputation somewhat differs
    Happytraveler54
    Dined on 6/6/2013
    It's a great place; no doubt about it but... It is overpricey for the food quality it offers. There a other Italian cuisine restaurant as good but much less expensive. The wine list is impressive but very costly. The atmosphere was okay since a table beside ours had 4 gentlemen a bit noisy (maybe too much wine...). We went to Le Latini before bit will probably won't go back. The owner is diffrent and it is not as attractive as it used to be
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • le latini
    goodrestaurantlover
    Dined on 5/31/2013
    service was polite but not very friendly my friend meal (veal) was very good, my pasta with seafood just OK dessert very good (cannolo and semifreddo)
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 stars prices for 3 stars food
    Golftango
    Dined on 5/29/2013
    Been there with my wife for the second time in ten years. Well I must say that the taste, the portions and the presentation of the plates did not impressed me. If you pay the full price then you should eat somewhere else. Very expensive for what it is! The Italian wine list may be fabulous but watch your wallet. They have only few wines available by the glass and no half bottles. Will definitely not return!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice evening
    nanie1469
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Good food, excellent service, a bit pricy for the food, and the plate presentation could have been better, but overall, we had an excellent evening. The wine list is amazing. Tks!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very expensive restaurant!
    MemberVIP
    Dined on 4/27/2013
    A very expensive restaurant! We did not have many options on a Saturday night for a table of five, so we dined here. The food was good, but certainly not worth the money paid. The presentation is beautiful -- soup is served directly from copper pot as is the mushroom risotto. However, the minestrone was flavorless - badly in need of seasonings as basic as salt! The risotto was also good, but again, not worth the very high price. The veal piccata was great, but the potatoes served on the side were cold. Paying $40 for the plate, I expect the ENTIRE dish to be served hot. The waiter took forever to introduce himself and was not very present after that. Eye contact with several other waiters, but none asked if we needed assistance.
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  • Nous n'étions pas allés chez
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    Nous n'étions pas allés chez Latini depuis plusieurs années. Nous n'avons pas aimé notre expérience. Des homards vivants se promenaient sur de la glace dans un étal devant notre table. C'était cruel de les voir ainsi mourir à petit feu. Les plats étaient médiocres et le prix était complètement inapproprié. Nous n'y retournerons plus.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet