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Hostaria

4.6
172 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Notable Wine List
Here at Hostaria distinct aromas bring back sweet memories of Sunday gatherings when tables were set by our grand-mothers. These women were proud and happy to welcome their children and grand-children to share not only memorable meals, but more importantly to celebrate life and the pleasures of being together!

Hostaria is synonymous with the comfort of home; a place where well-being reigns and the soul is filled with nostalgia for those happy days…

The kitchen is our workshop… our source of creativity, where our staff /chefs gather(s) regularly to share their ideas, their gastronomical experiences and their well-kept family recipes.

Meanwhile, our dining room is a melting pot of past and present culinary experiences. Here warm Italian hospitality is inherent… this is our formula, this is who we are… this is Hostaria!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation

Lunch : Thursday & Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Dinner : Wednesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(514) 273-5776
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Nicola Guidi
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Alma
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Parking details
Please take note of the 8$ charge for the valet service.

SVP prévoir 8$ pour les frais de notre service de valet.
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Public transit
Metro Beaubien, Metro De Castelneau, Metro Jean Talon
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
What 172 People Are Saying
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4.6
service
4.4
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4.2
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Excellent restaurant, service très courtois, nourriture savoureuse. Nous avons beaucoup apprécié, particulièrement Simon!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Rabbit was so so. They should have put more pasta in the plate. Did they change owners? Chef? Felt different.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Following up on a positive newspaper recommendation and glad I decided to make reservations (an absolute must).
Not inexpensive but good quality deserves its price. Group of four each had something different as our main dish, that varied between pasta to fish to pork, and everyone raved of their respective choice. A special shout out to my farro salad as my starter; very tasty!
The service was spot on, not overwhelming, not intrusive; proper recommendations without going overboard with hyperbole.
Always one to try something once and then head out to something else, regardless of how good the experience. But this is one place I definitely plan to return to.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Always a fantastic experience. Love this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Service impeccable. Le repas plus que délicieux, un régal pour tous les trois. Une excellente adresse où retourner. Il faut réserver sinon on serait déçus de ne pas avoir de place. Un secret bien gardé à montreal.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

C'est un endroit très agréable, les gens du service sont courtois, veulent nous satisfaire et réussissent à nous faire passer une belle soirée. La cuisine est excellente!

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Un VRAI resto avec des plats intelligemment préparés...pas de flafla mais de la qualité et de la gastronomie vraie! Service impec! Pâtes et viandes comme dans un village italien!

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Everything was perfect, until I tasted the ´carpaccio de pieuvre’ which was way too cold (center was almost frozen). Then came the seafood short pasta, which would have been very good if not for seashells cracked and broken which made it almost impossible to enjoy the dish. My partner had tomatoes and mozzarella which were excellent and the deep-fried veal chops ´scallopiny style’ were just as excellent.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for my birthday/ Valentine’s Day. We love this restaurant and have brought our friends. The service felt somewhat inattentive and no mention was made of my birthday. We love the food there, but considering the significance of the day, it did not quite meet our expectations.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Very nice family diner. Everyone enjoyed it very much the waiter was especially nice and helpfull for every questions we had. Never rushed we could enjoy every minutes of our meal. First time at the Hostaria but definitely not the last.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Great place - love going there and will surely return!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

What a great restaurant! The food and services were excellent! Gnocchi to die for- I could eat them every day! Big portions and freshness A1!

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Super menu & sommelier guided wine pairings. Quiet, friendly, top-notch Italian meal.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Hostaria is an upscale and elegant Italian restaurant.
Highest-quality everything ~ From service to meticulously prepared cuisine.
My spouse savored the Cornish hen and continues to talk about it!
The burrata salad is as good as it gets!

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

The tradition continues: this is our favourite Italian resto in Montreal bar none! Very attentive, cordial service with superb market-fresh food. Great for a quiet long lunch or for dinner. Bravo!

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent food and service. The very best was the buffalo steak (for 2 persons). It was divine!

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3.0Dined on October 14, 2017

I was very disappointed because the food was very average, and the service slow. No change in the menu, always the same selection. Fish is good. Not a good place if you like vegetable . Italian prosciutto slice thick. Cheese selection for dessert was not good at all. Use to like this place.

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5.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Loved this resto! A perfect place for an elegant get together, important business meeting, anniversary or date

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1.0Dined on October 12, 2017

Plats beaucoup trop salés / service ordinaire (3 différents serveurs qui ne se parlent pas et qui passent leur temps à venir t'interrompre) / musique de type Barry White / dispendieux.

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5.0Dined on October 7, 2017

HOSTARIA, C'EST VRAIMENT L'ITALIE DANS VOTRE ASSIETTE
Extrêment savoureux et toujours délicieux...Artichauts frits, gratin d'aubergines, taglioli maison avec champignons sauvages, cochon de lait lentement rôti au four avec plein d'ail et herbes furent notre choix cette fois-ci.
Mon conjoint n'arrêtait pas de grogner ...de satisfaction! Et de se plaindre que nous n'y allons pas assez souvent.
Simon, le nouveau et sympathique maître d'hôte qui a remplacé Andrea, nous a fait de bonnes recommandations pour le vin. Et notre serveur, Patrizio, tout frais débarqué d'Italie, a eu la générosité de nous donner plein de bonnes adresses pour notre prochain voyage dans les Pouilles, en Italie.

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2017

As usual, our dining experience at Hostaria did not disappoint. Christian's suggestions as to the mains and wine parings were on point and the tiramisù alla limoncello was a great ending to a great evening.

Grazie è alla prossima!

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4.0Dined on September 23, 2017

Ce fut un vrai plaisir d'aller manger chez Hostaria. La vraie nourriture italienne goûteuse et authentique. Pas de dessins avec du vinaigre balsamique dans l'assiette et pas d'histoire de "sashimi" italien comme un serveur nous a déjà dit dans un autre restaurant de Montréal. Ici tout est authentique italien. Un pur délice.

Anne Nardelli

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5.0Dined on September 14, 2017

Best chicken I've ever had in my life. Simply amazing.

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5.0Dined on September 14, 2017

You owe it to yourself to try this perfect Italian restaurant. Everything is prepared impeccably and the owner Massimo's hospitality is unsurpassed! Try lunch open Thursday or Friday, just as good and very reasonable.

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3.0Dined on August 31, 2017

Le bruit était trop important. Il faudrait trouver une solution, si non???

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3.0Dined on August 12, 2017

The quality of the carpaccio didn't justify the price.
They brought a pasta with meat when I ordered a seafood pasta.

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4.0Dined on August 9, 2017

This is a romantic restaurant with dimmed lights, attentive service, and very good dishes. The specials sounded very appetising, but they ran out of a few dishes towards the end of the night.
The food was not super creative, but had rustic charm with great execution. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for upscale Italian cuisine in Little Italy.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Great Italian food! Very authentic! Would recommend!

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Ce fut très agréable pour tout mes invités (7)
Accueil chaleureux, service de valet efficace, très bonne attitude et la n très bon rapport qualité prix. Nous avions des demandes spéciales ( chaise roulante /espaces adaptés?) mais l'attitude et la qualité du service ont été à la hauteur.
Belle expérience

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2017

Hostaria is a hidden gem. The service was great, the food was terrific, and there is even valet parking for people who insist on taking the car. What I really appreciated was the fact that the music was not too loud. We were five at our table and had no trouble hearing each other speak over the music. The eggplant parm was sublime, the carpaccio was remarkably good and the friendly attention from the waiters contributed to the fun. And the prices were very reasonable. I was surprised when I saw my bill: three appetizers, dessert, two glasses of wine and a 20% tip, all for under $100! It's definitely worth venturing off the beaten path to find this place.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2017

I haven't had a great Italian meal like that in a very long time. Every dish, every bite was outstanding!

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3.0Dined on July 8, 2017

Je m'attendais à mieux. On m'a fait attendre à l'entrée un peux trop longtemps alors que la table était prète, le service était très expéditif, les tables sont rapprochées et le serveur me bousculait à chaque fois qu'il venait dans notre section.
Les repas étaient correcte sans plus.

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4.0Dined on June 29, 2017

Tout était délicieux!! Et tout avait l'air bon sur le menu...difficile de choisir!
Le service a été déficient par contre. 40 min avant qu'on prenne notre commande.. quelques oublis aussi..
Mais nous y retournerons pour goûter d'autre plats, trop bon!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Nous avons été très bien servis amicalement et la nourriture italienne typique

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in Montreal. We make it a priority whenever whenever we visit Montreal. Never disappoints.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Bravo to Miro and Sandra! Great service, amazing food!

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Le meilleur resto Italien à Montréal! Entreprise familiale de plusieurs générations, ingrédients de première classe. Bravo!

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2017

très bel accueil avec un service attentif et souriant.
la nourriture est présentée avec originalité de goûts , de couleurs et textures.
nous étions 4 personnes et avons vraiment ce restaurant.

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3.0Dined on May 31, 2017

Trop cher
Belle carte vin
Beau menu surtout les entrées
Mais pates ordinaires
Manque de sauce

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4.0Dined on May 27, 2017

iTS A SMALL RESTAURANT AND IT IS KEPT VERY CLEAN. iT IS LOUD BECAUSE OF THE SIZE
AND VERY TIGHT SITTING. THE SERVICE IS EXCELLENT. A NICE SELECTION ON THE MENU

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