Wienstein & Gavino's
Wienstein & Gavino's

Wienstein & Gavino's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.wgmtl.com/
  • Phone: (514) 288-2231
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Samedi - Dimanche: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Déjeuner: Lundi - Dimanche: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dîner: Lundi - Jeudi: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Vendredi - Samedi; 5:00pm - 1:00am

    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Wienstein & Gavino's
Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal sur la populaire rue Crescent, Wienstein & Gavino’s bourdonne d’énergie 7 jours par semaine.



Avec trois niveaux, il offre tout ce à partir d'une cuisine ouverte exceptionnel d'une grande terrasse extérieure à un bar fabuleux, Wienstein & Gavino's apâlit tous les goûts, tout en maintenant une atmosphère rustique de la Méditerranée.



Located in the heart of downtown Montreal on the famous Crescent Street, Wienstein & Gavino's is bursting with energy seven days a week.


With three floors featuring everything from an impressive open kitchen to a sprawling outdoor terrace to a four-sided bar, W&G caters to all tastes while maintaining a rustic Mediterranean atmosphere.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Wienstein & Gavino's reviews from OpenTable diners
81 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (55)hot spot (29)special occasion (26)vibrant bar scene (23)notable wine list (20)fit for foodies (18)late-night find (15)kid-friendly (15)great for outdoor dining (14)romantic (13)great for lunch (12)neighborhood gem (9)scenic view (4)great for brunch (3)Show More
  • Valeur Sure
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Je vais assez régulièrement à ce resto avec des clients, nourriture excellente , toujours un bon service de David , et une belle ambiance !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My 65th Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Excellent food. But caesar salad was huge, once we shared it we really weren't all that hungry anymore. Restaurant was very noisy, very crowded for a Sunday night. We could hardly speak to each other. Tables crowded together. We sat upstairs, washroom was downstairs. Wine expensive so had glass of house wine. Waiter was attentive. Took most of my salmon dinner home with me, enjoyed it the next night! Still tasted great.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Peterborough
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Nothing like this in Ontario. Energetic surroundings with great staff and amazing food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Une valeur sûre
    mori2s
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Si vous voulez être sûre de ne pas vous tromper, c'est le choix par excellence! Que ce soit pour ces fameuses pasta, pizza, ces tables d'hotes, sa carte des vins, pour son service très rapide ou tout simplement pour le décor, vous ne serez pas déçu!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful spot.
    ontheroad
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    We were travelling to Montreal and enjoyed a wonderful dinner. The portions were huge! The food was tasty, good and hot. Service was excellent. Would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun and good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Had a fun experience Just that table wasn't ready on time and this was for a surprise party so we rushed them. A little noisy
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Energy - just great
    alia
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Had a great time at W&G, again! A must go at Crescent and Always among the very best in Montréal. Ambiance is unique, place is nice and rustique, waiters are Always smiling and running like crazy in order to provide excellent service. Food is good to very good. Portions are large, but well presented. A place to visit whenever possible. Price-wise it is really acceptable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Open Table
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    C'est un bon restaurant, la nourriture est agréable et délicieux. Le service à la clientèle est excellent. Manger la baguette du pan, très frais, c'était vraiment délicieux.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food but not careful service
    LoveItalianFood
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I booked online for Friday night and I mentioned I want a table for two on second floor. It seemed that they did not care because what they offered me was the last remained table just in front of the staircase; then I decided to choose a table in the ground floor! So I am very disappointed with my online reservation. The quality of food was great and it's really worth it! The only bad thing about the menu is that none of the component of their daily menu is available separately even if you want to pay for it! Another thing: the waiter brought a wrong main dish for my wife and it took about 15 minutes to change it while my food was getting cold! All these things happened was my personal experience and might not be generalized.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • simply delectable
    foodie06
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Great service, great food and great atmosphere. fit for most ages and occasions. I had the risotto with duck confit and mushroom, just perfection. I will definitely will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch with friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    We has lunch with friends (4 adults and 3 kids) on a Sunday and everything went smoothly. We've got a very nice table by the window. I was not expecting a kid menu but they had one. The food was very good. A notch up from what I had expected from big place like that. The service was prompt and friendly. We had a good time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing food and service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our experience at Wienstein and Gavino's was amazing. Our server was totally accommodating and went above and beyond to make our experience very pleasant and memorable. Again thanks and when we are visiting Montreal next, we will be back!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    From the moment we arrived the service was right on. We were expected and taken straight to our table. The service was bang on and the food was excellent. The noise level was quite loud but not to the point of distraction.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, crowded atmosphere
    trixster
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food at Wienstein & Gavino's is always great, but the restaurant is so popular (especially on the weekend) that it tends to feel rather crowded at times. Still good service and top-notch experience, though.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Johnny
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Overall, the experience was ok, but I had reserved 8 PM to avoid waiting with my group and we have waited until 8h45 to get our tables. The service was poor, nobody asked us if we would have like a drink until about 10PM! Ambiance was good, but loud a bit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for fun
    Cev13
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Great food and exciting ambiance! Nice for eat and drinks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • W&G
    luv2dine
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Absolutely Loved it! The bread with pesto & olive oil to start is a perfect way to begin a meal. The food is great. Highly recommend the meatballs as an entree and the decor and ambience is gorgeous. A must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    They were able to accommodate our party of 12 without stress. Great food and wine list!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Montreal Marathon Celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Fantastic Dinner with incredible service!!!! The wait staff was exceptional and our celebration dinner will always be remembered.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Who knew how large a restaurant
    TravlnDawgVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We had excellent Italian meals with great service. The restaurant is HUGE but we were there on a quiet night. The food selection is wide and meets every taste. The portions are large for the mostly young clientele and groups. The wine list is long and varied.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nonna
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Enjoyed my meal at W andG. Very good service attentive staff. Ragu sauce was excellent, ( this coming from an Italian grandmother ) only regret is that I was not hungry enough to sample the desert.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice for couple or friends
    js1089
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Nice place with a good service ! Food is good and plate having a good size
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific service
    notafoodie1
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We all enjoyed our meals. The service was very prompt and everything was correct. Overall a great group experience. I did find it very loud - hard to carry on a conversation with the person across from me. I liked the fact that we could reserve for a group of 20 online.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing overall dining experience
    Dplace2B
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Ambience was great, music wasn't too loud. Food was delicious, staff very kind and professional. Waiter was not attentionate though, but he knew his stuff when we asked him to suggest a wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The service was great, we however had to return the myssels because they were bad. We were offered another entrée in it's place, but we decided just to have it taken off the bill.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We have had quicker service in past with more crowds took awhile for entrees. Ladies not happy with their mushroom pasta. My food was good
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not as good as I expected
    lovely
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Beautiful restaurant and good food not great but good. Very busy we were at table 36 which was on the top floor and our table was in the middle you had to make sure your elbows we in at all times or the speedy staff would knock right into them. It was not what I expected as this place came highly recommended it was nice but not "a must dine there" type of place. The staff were very friendly and the place was very well decorated.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, ossobucco is amazing
    VaneVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Loved the ossobucco Sundays.....good portion and delicious taste. Our server was really nice, very knowledable and always trying to make sure we were ok.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Birthday Dinner!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The service was great! Food was great! I've been to Weinstein's many times before and it's always good! I would definitely recommend it for the food , service and ambience!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super bouffe!
    NathV
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Très bruyant, mais on y mange très bien! J'y retournerai!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Good food. Rapid service even for a big group. Would go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • meh... :/
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    One word say it all...meh... It was average, food was ok, not over the top, waiter was rushing us even if there is A LOT of tables. Its not something i would go to often, but same has 3 amigos, when you need not to expensive food, a reservation for 25 peoples the day before on a thursday night, that place is for you
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy!
    MMRMVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Good food and service, but it was so noisy that we couldn't carry on a conversation with the people at our table. Turn the music down!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good food with a great atmosphere.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Food wAs just ok. Nothing special, but delicious. Got the Stromboli pizza, great flavor.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good.
    Riiiiiiii
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Enjoyed this resto very much. They make the best long island ice teas.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 46 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.7
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service3.7
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 118 reviews are from the Wienstein & Gavino's reviews archive.
  • Love it!
    JodiBaby
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I love coming to W&G, always great staff and service. C'est certain que je reviens!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful service!
    jessibloomwood33
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was okay, I'm a vegetarian/vegan so there wasn't too many options on the menu. However, I had a salad and it was great! We went there for my friend's bachelorette and the staff was very attentive to our needs. They found us a table in a more secluded corner of the restaurant and our waiter was really nice. I would go back again anytime, the prices were reasonable and the atmosphere in the restaurant was great as well, with some background noises but not super loud, nobody can hear themselves talk, music. Thank you again for that great evening!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • irenelsl
    irenelsl
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    A reasonable meal, but in a very loud atmosphere. Spaghetti (ai funghi) didn't taste like traditional pasta. Most annoying thing, when I reviewed the bill, was the $2.00 charge for (5 or 6 little) anchovies on my Caesar salad. Given that anchovies are a normal part of this salad—although many people refuse these—I don't understand why the extra charge. Petty.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!
    JoannaMontreal
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    This restaurant was amazing. I had no idea it even existed until I discovered it on opentable but I am so glad that I found it. We arrived almost an hour early but were still seated right away. The bread and pesto at the beginning was delicious and the service was quick. It is a beautiful restaurant and we received our meals less than ten minutes after ordering it which was amazing. The seafood risotto had be drooling and I would definitely go back. The whole experience was perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Decent enough
    Krisvt
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The food was actually pretty good, unfortunately the service kind of ruined our overall experience. We felt rushed, unattended to, ignored. The space is very cool, and it is a good place for kids, good prices....not sure we'll go back, we might, but there are a lot of great restaurants in Montreal and we usually just repeat our favorites.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet