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About Hostaria

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!

236, rue St-Zotique E
Montréal, QC H2S 1L1
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:

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

Dinner : Wednesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Alma

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(514) 273-5776

Website:
http://www.hostaria.ca/

Parking Details:
Please take note of the 8$ charge for the valet service.

SVP prévoir 8$ pour les frais de notre service de valet.

Public Transit:
Metro Beaubien, Metro De Castelneau, Metro Jean Talon

Executive Chef:
Nicola Guidi

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

Hostaria Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (8)
Special Occasion (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
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Good for a Date (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Romantic (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Cozy (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Seasonal (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Business Meals (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Casual (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

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

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 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!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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!

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

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

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 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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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 13, 2017

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

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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·Dined 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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 (Tampa)·Dined 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.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 24, 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!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined 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

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 14, 2017

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

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 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.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 31, 2017

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

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Special Occasion
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·Dined 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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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 10, 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.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Authentic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on July 28, 2017

Great Italian food! Very authentic! Would recommend!

Tags: Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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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food3
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Montreal)·Dined on June 23, 2017

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

Tags: Romantic, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2017

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

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Authentic, Seasonal
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 10, 2017

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

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on June 10, 2017

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

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Cozy
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 (Montreal)·Dined 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.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Montreal)·Dined on May 31, 2017

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

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 (Montreal)·Dined 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

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Montreal)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Belle carte de vins, desserts savoureux mais décor sans personnalité, dépassé et surtout pâtes noyées dans l'huile... par ailleurs le service est impeccable.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Get a an authentic taste of Italy and Italian family hospitality in a modernized setting. Cooked to perfection without compromising on the original flavors. Feels like a teleportation to Milano.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great restaurant, we really enjoyed it. The fish was very good. Looking forward to going back.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Restaurant très bien situé dans la petite Italie, belle atmosphère et présentation des plats impeccable. Nous y étions pour le repas du midi. J'aurais souhaité y voir quelques plats en plus à la table du midi. Je crois aussi que le dessert devrait être inclus à la table du midi. J'ajouterais aussi quelques choix de bouteilles de vin à un prix un peu plus modéré.
Le jour de notre visite, il n'y avait pratiquement personne à part nous et un autre couple présent dans le resto. Je crois que le prix actuel des plats doit en décourager quelques uns d'autant plus que nous sommes dans un quartier résidentiel de la petite Italie.
Très belle expérience et les plats étaient tous impeccables et j'y retournerais très certainement mais pas aussi souvent que j'aurais souhaité à cause des prix.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Une des tres bonne table italienne de Montreal accueil comme en famille. On y retourne régulièrement et jamais déçu.

Tags: Casual
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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Duck cavatelli was the best

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Amazing food

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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Took family for meal before a show and everything was outstanding. I have been to Hostaria several times and it's my go to Italian place. One caution though is to get waiters to explain how dishes are prepared and served. I have been surprised a couple of times, not that it was bad, just different from expected. Great Italian wine list.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 17, 2017

Super,convivial,attentionné, appétissant et savoureux!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Authentic, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Un repas absolument délicieux! Le service est très attentionné. Les pâtes sont faites maison, les saveurs sont très bien agencées. Nous y retournerons surement.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 14, 2017

FANTASTIC FOOD AND STAFF! WE STUCK TO THE SIMPLER DISHES LIKE BURRATTA, PROSCIUTTIO, TOMATOES, PASTAS AND SALADS. ALL WAS AMAZING, FRESH... STAFF WERE AWESOME!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Excellente cuisine. Très bonnes suggestions de vins. Personnel chaleureux.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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