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Buonanotte - Montreal

3.7
3.7
94 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Buonanotte is located in Montreal, Canada and offers a restaurant that serves Italian-style cuisine, full service bar and dance club for customers aged 18 and older. Buonanotte is available to host corporate events by providing a full range of catering needs including bar service, servers, decorations, flowers and photograph services. The dinner menu at Buonanotte includes starters of calamari, bruschetta and Caesar salad. Pasta dishes consist of gnocchi in Bolognese sauce, risotto and pancetta. Other main courses include salmon, Black Angus filet and porchetta in crosta. Pizza is on the menu and includes several different types such as white focaccia, pepperoni, prosciutto and ricotta broccoli.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:45am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am

  • Phone number

    (514) 848-0644

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    José Vidaurre and Fabrizio Caprioli

  • Catering

    New to Buonanotte Family, we now offer catering at home, office or any special menus that will meet your needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Buonanotte offers wireless Internet communication, microphone and giant screen.

  • Private party contact

    Laurence Montplaisir: (514) 848-0644

  • Neighborhood

    Montreal

  • Cross street

    Milton Street

  • Parking details

    Restaurant Buonanotte offers valet service for $12 every night.

  • Entertainment

    Buonanotte offers live DJs from Monday to Saturday : calm and jazz music for week days and R&B and house music.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Wine

What 94 people are saying

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3.7
3.7 based on all time ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 3.8Service
  • 3.9Ambience
  • 0.8Value

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  1. MB

    MBB12

    Montreal

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2014

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    1- Valet Parking: Either do it right or don't do it!!! Called beforehand to make sure there was valet parking. So there was.. We came with my girlfriend all dressed up just to see the knee deep snow on the edge of sidewalk (couldn't park close and open the door) and ankle-deep slushy water right up to the middle of the parking lane (couldn't jump either - like as if we had to!!). AND the (@#**) valet told us just to jump over the water and somehow climb over the pile of snow just to get to the door. I thought he was joking.. nope he did not. He somehow had mental issues for sure. FORGET VALET PARKING!! DONT DO IT!! DONT SAY YOU HAVE IT. NO USE AT ALL! The funny thing; the next day while walking along St Laurent, the snow was cleaned up - but of course by the municipal contractors - with NO COST to Buonanotte!. Now that's the reason we had to snow-hike! Get someone, pay him a $100 for God's sake, and don't mess up anyone else's night again. 2- There was a (presumably) "VIP" table where all the buzz was going on. The person which we guessed to be the manager, along with half a dozen waiters/waitresses were flapping around the table like fairies wearing their broadest smiles. Perfect hospitality, I would say. Only if it was equally distributed. In that situ, we had to wait (exactly) 15 mins just to be informed the wine we selected was not available. That's normal, it may not be. But the "waiting" is not! Esp. when you witness the fast-track service to another table. 3- DJ was OK, nice tunes from the past decades. BUT the music was too loud for supper. We expected the lounge/club ambiance but definitely after eating. We had to communicate literally by shouting at each other (which didn't ease the tension we had due to the ingenious valet). 4- We left after our appetizers and a glass of white wine each! Miserable evening for us, only to be complemented by our man! (The Valet!) while leaving! Once more we had to "Swim/Jump" to the car.
  2. A

    Anthony

    Toronto

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on December 6, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Came here on a Saturday night and had a great time. The food was good quality, the service was good and the waitresses were all attractive.
  3. C

    Carleon

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellente bouffe (trop grosse portion). Service impéccable.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2014

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    La musique était un peu trop forte mais l'ambiance était bonne.
  5. t

    tadlexis

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2014

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Surprisingly, the food was quite average. I enjoyed looking at the women, they were beautiful and practically wearing nothing. But the food wasn't that great, and there were just a bunch of sleazy guys drooling over them. Our server was absolutely adorable though, and sweet. Kind of like a Gentleman's club, just as expensive - food was just as mediocre. The food looked great, but lacked flavouring. The venue looked awesome but the ambiance was shallow somehow. Worth the experience just to say you went though.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 1, 2014

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Overall good. Just a few hiccups in service that were dealt with very well by staff. Reasonable prices and good ambiance.
  7. A

    Anita

    Montreal

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 12, 2014

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    The meal I ordered was 22$. I expected to have a lot of pasta in my plate for that price. The taste was good, but after I ate all of it, I felt like I ate an apetizer. Not a meal. And it was the same impression for all my friends. This is why it was quite disapponting.
  8. M

    Marianna1

    Montreal

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 12, 2014

    overall2food3service4ambience2
    Not what I expected for having dinner with my husband on vacation. Didn't like the red spotlight in my eyes where I was sitting and not crazy about the low wooden chairs. Chicken was good but surprised to only be served with vegetables and had to buy my potatoe fries separate. Too expensive for what what you get
  9. m

    mmmfood

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2014

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    We had a late dinner there on a Saturday night. You can tell that their focus was on turning into a lounge/club as quickly as possible. We ordered two apps and a main. The apps were the Calamari and Apple walnut salad. DEFINITELY DO NOT get either. The calamari was some of the worst we had ever eaten. It's only saving grace may have been the home made tartar sauce. The salad was drizzled with a blue cheese dressing that was not good. For dinner we got the stuffed Tortello pasta. It was stuffed with mushrooms and a variety of things. Highly recommended this dish as it was very flavourful.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 3, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I went to Buonanotte during my trip to Montreal for my 30th birthday. Had 6 friends with me. The reservation was for 6 but Buonanotte kindly accommodated an extra person. I included a note asking for a well-positioned table as it was my 30th (because we anticipated staying for the club portion after). The restaurant, again, kindly accommodated us. The food was great and reasonably priced. The club afterwards was fun with bottles again being reasonably priced. There weren't as many people as I expected there to be for a Friday night, but it was still fun.
  11. T

    Terri

    Montreal

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a family get together great ambiance great service the food delicious especially the lamb chops Will keep going back
  12. a

    absolutelyfancy

    West Palm Beach

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on August 31, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Went on a recommendation of a friend and wasn't disappointed. The tartar of filet mignon with hazelnuts and the prosciutto platter were delicious. Unfortunately the restaurant was out of many menu items that we were interested in but I suppose that a sign of a popular restaurant. The desert and coffee was equally notable.
  13. LM

    Luv2dineMG

    Phoenix

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 17, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very diverse menu that satisfied several age groups and tastes.
  14. K

    Kaner76

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 15, 2014

    overall2food1service4ambience2
    My husband and I went there for our wedding anniversary we did not realize on Friday and Saturday night it's a club scene the food was fair ,but the service was great and the staff were very friendly it also was very loud . Great for young singles !!!
  15. j

    jstar

    Montreal

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    one of my favorite restaurants not perfect but pretty consistent
  16. A

    Agent86

    Atlantic Canada

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, staff, ambiance excellent as always. If anything the music could be a bit lower. I always tell my friends to go when in Montreal.
  17. G

    Gina

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 26, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From the time we walked in to the time we left my group had a great experience! The atmosphere was very energetic and the staff was not only professional and attractive, but extremely friendly, especially considering we were an English speaking group- No language barrier problems!! The pace was a bit slow -but we didnt mind! So if you're in a rush I wouldnt recommend dining here. Enjoy the atmosphere, food and the company while you are there! As for the menu - not really a menu for plain/picky eaters - but I personally enjoyed the selection and the quality. Go and have fun!!!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 19, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Overall, this is a great restaurant with a very good service. The food was delicious.
  19. M

    Maxamil

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    My girlfriend and I went to Montreal for a girl's weekend. Buonanotte was highly recommended. We sat outside and the service and food were outstanding. Special thanks to Camille who went above and beyond to ensure we had a great night out.
  20. b

    bingolong

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2014

    overall2food2service1ambience1
    Overall: disappointing after reading all the good reviews. Maybe we caught a bad night. It's kind of odd to complain about the unbelievably slow and erratic service at Buonanotte since when the food finally came we wished they had taken a while longer to prepare it properly. This place is long on atmosphere--a very loud room and very attractive long-legged wait staff--but short on cuisine. The food is unimaginative and prepared as if by rote. This is someone's "idea" of Italian food. But not really Italian food. More like what you'd want airline food to be. Then it would be passable.
  21. C

    Cwolf81

    Palm Springs

    10 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2014

    overall2food4service4ambience2
    I've not previously rated an OT restaurant with good food and service at 2 stars overall, but the whole non-dining experience of dealing with this place left a bad taste. 4 hours before my reservation they call informing me that I only had the table for 2 hours and wouldn't I rather sit on the sidewalk. No. Arriving at the restaurant 10 minutes early, I checked in by name--again refused sidewalk seating--and had a good meal with good service. Afterwards, I looked at my phone and saw the restaurant had called me twice during my >$200 meal. Stopping at the hostess stand on my way out I asked why she had called and the same woman who had seated me said, "You never showed up for your reservation." Then the OT email saying I failed to show up...
  22. A

    Ancaster

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing place, great food, great service, waitresses are beautiful
  23. M

    Mario

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Well known for the visual appeal of their attendants, one should note they also provide a friendly and professional service. A great mixture of "bon pour les yeux et l'estomac".
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellent service and great food. it is a recommended stop for a reason.
  25. JG

    JerseyGirlinMontreal

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    I really loved the service, food and ambiance at this restaurant; the wait staff was very attentive. Our waitress didn't miss a beat, my wine glass was always full. But, it was disappointing, we felt a lil rushed...did not give us a chance to order dessert! We were celebrating my boyfriend's birthday, which I indicated in the reservation, so that made more disappointing. Besides this little oversight, great restaurant.
  26. T

    Terri

    Montreal

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service...delicious food...your manager Vinny chose the wine for us great choice....... will be returning for sure!!
  27. K

    Kkash

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Favourite restaurant right now. I only started going there because my friends started working there and it's my favourite place, whenever a friend visits buona is the first restaurant I take them to. Amazing food, filet mignon, pasta, shrimps and carpaccio are my favourite as well as the Nutella doughnuts for dessert.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 3, 2014

    overall4food5service1ambience5
    The food was absolutely amazing but our waitress was extremely rude.
  29. j

    jkmanosque

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 18, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    the food, ambiance and service was great. enjoyed a couple of pasta dishes - pasta was fresh, gnocchi light and the sauces on both tasted fresh and simple. the ambiance was a bit of a throw back but cool - i expected john travolta to walk out at any time. the servers - omg - they were beautiful, sexy and very friendly; if i wasn't in my 50s i would have started a weight routine the next day to buff myself up for the next visit. great fun, excellent food and a joy for the eyes - what more could you ask of a restaurant. well done!!
  30. o

    ottawacouple

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I came from Ottawa to MTL for Valentine's Day and boy were we happy we decided to go to Buonanotte. The entire experience was perfect. Although we've come to expect two seatings on valentine's day, meaning the first get hurried out, this was not the case here. We were able to relax, take in the atmosphere, enjoy the awesome appetizers and savour our wine slowly. Our meals were great too -- my seafood risotto was AMAZING! Great job Buonanotte!
  31. SK

    ShirinK

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2014

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Although the ambience and the service was good, the food was not good and way too pricey for what it was.
  32. D

    Dee2014

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2013

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Great service! Love their pizza! Super friendly staff! Will be back when I visit Montreal again.
  33. F

    Fairsari

    Montreal

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2013

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Small menu, big cocktail and wine menu and food was mediocre at best. Popular with men as the waitresses are all blonde and buxom and it caters to the nigh crowd so perhaps they should just serve pizza as even their basic pasta dish was not very good. Fish portion was small and oily and particularly tasty. Do not recommend it for anyone who likes good food.
  34. R

    Reviewer

    Chicago

    64 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    64 reviews

    Dined on September 27, 2013

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Our waitress first tried to get us to overspend by taking away the menus and saying "let me just order for you". Thankfully, we said "no thank you" and ordered from the menu. As soon as double of everything we ordered started appearing at the table, we stopped the servers and said we only ordered one of each appetizer to which the waitress returned to the table to say "oh it's just one order, I split it into two plates to let you share." Needless to say we were billed 2x for every appetizer. When I complained about the bill, she said "one of each of those appetizers wouldn't have been enough for you." ~$100 overcharged and totally ripped off. Do not go here. The food is lacking in taste and the staff is terrible.
  35. W

    Weekender

    Montreal

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2013

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    Based on many positive reviews for this restaurant we decided to try this restaurant for our girls weekend in Montreal. Our reservation was for 7:30. We ordered food and drinks, once our meal had finished our waitress promptly gave us our bills. No problem, we paid and continued to finish our drinks. The next thing we know our waitress is kicking us out because "the next reservation is here" and proceed to literally remove everything from the table while we were sitting there. There was no mention beforehand that we had a limit seating time or a warning 30 minutes before we had to leave. The waitress came up and actually kicked us out while we still had glasses of wine left. Very disappointing.
  36. S

    Sariah

    Toronto

    13 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2013

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    All in all the experience was maybe a 5 out of 10. The service was not great. Our waitress was very rude. Brought us the wrong appetizer and tried to convince us it's what we ordered. Fought us on the fact that she was right, not us. The entrees were not great. They we over prices and very small portions. It was hard to even flag her down to get more rounds of drinks. There were only two of us. The waitress quickly changed her tone when we started ordering expensive bottles of champagne. Being from Toronto the Buonanotte here was much better. I expected to have the same experience. Montreal has many many more fabulous restaurants to choose from, I wouldn't waste your time or money going here
  37. A

    Annie

    Montreal

    4 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2013

    overall1food3service1ambience3
    I don't know if the waitress was new, but everything went wrong, from the beginning to the end!
  38. G

    Guigui75

    Montreal

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 28, 2013

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    For a second visit, me and my girlfriend had a very good experience in this restaurant, more than the first one last year ! Food, drinks and desserts were very good and a special mention for the service !
  39. p

    powerbog

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2013

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    Dinner started off great, food and service was good. However because we booked the first sitting, we had to leave and come back when the restaurant turned into a club. So they added our names to the reservation list for bottle service. At 11:30, we were told that dinner service was running late and to come back at 12:15. At 12:15, there was a massive crowd outside the restaurant and the bouncer said he will check on our table. 45 minutes later, we were told that we wouldn't be getting a table and we won't be getting in. On top of this, I was charged twice for the same meal on my credit card and my friend was overcharged...In sum, poorly organized. Go to the Globe which is just across the street, I had a much better experience there.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2013

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING!!! ENJOED IT VERY MUCH!

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Buonanotte - Montreal is rated 3.7 stars by 94 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    Milton Street

  • Neighborhood

    Montreal

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:45am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Restaurant Buonanotte offers valet service for $12 every night.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    José Vidaurre and Fabrizio Caprioli

  • Entertainment

    Buonanotte offers live DJs from Monday to Saturday : calm and jazz music for week days and R&B and house music.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Wine

  • Phone number

    (514) 848-0644

  • Catering

    New to Buonanotte Family, we now offer catering at home, office or any special menus that will meet your needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Buonanotte offers wireless Internet communication, microphone and giant screen.

  • Private party contact

    Laurence Montplaisir: (514) 848-0644

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