Vago

4.5
147 reviews
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Italian
Established in Westmount in 2001, Vago Italian restaurant is now a destination of choice for the locals of Greene Avenue as well as Montrealers looking for both creative and traditional Italian dishes. Prepared with fresh quality ingredients and served in the relaxing atmosphere of our sleek dining rooms, our chef’s dishes will delight you.

Our ever-changing menu features both traditional Italian dishes and Chef Angelo’s creations. Everything is prepared with fresh quality ingredients and is certain to please.
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F
Montreal
52 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and service were very good. I highly recommend this restaurant- Vago.

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c
Edmonton
13 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday cake was a nice treat!
Thanks

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SJ
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food, great atmosphere and wonderful service !

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b
Montreal
46 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

Ordered fish of the day. No flavor at all accompanied with a few vegetables which were greasy. Service was very poor waiter difficult to find in this fairly small restaurant. Would not return. Many better choices in a city filled with great Italian restaurants.

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J
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

One complaint I don’t like garlic asked waiter if my veal had garlic and he said no. Sure enough full of garlic so neither my husband nor I really enjoyed our meal

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j
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Great meal.

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F
Montreal
41 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Et toujours le service super attentionné de Nicolai!!

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F
Montreal
14 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food service , great neighbourhood restaurant.

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PH
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and attentive service, wine is fairly priced. Overall an enjoyable experience.

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AC
Montreal
20 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I LOVE this place! It is going to be my new favourite in the Westmount area. We decided to be seated at the bar and were taken care of by the owner/manager who was entertaining, attentive and funny! We started with the Truffle Garlic Bread that sent me to heaven! So melted in my mouth. This tasty appetizer was followed up by Butternut Squash Soup that was creamy and rich. We couldn't resist another order of the Garlic Bread. The bar keep surprised me by ordering my entree! I love how he took initiative, listened to my likes in passing and was confident in the restaurant's offerings. He was right on the money with my Eggplant Parmesan. It was really good, and am usually not a fan, but I am changing my opinion! Lastly, the Dirty Martini was just perfect! You have to visit this establishment for the service (amazing) and the ambiance (low lights and chic) but the food is the true STAR

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FC
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Always good, friendly staff.
The portions are big. Quiet restaurant that allows for good conversation.

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RP
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

First waiter was very rushed and rude. Set tone for entire multi hundred dollar evening. Will never return.

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OT
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great ambience. Was seated near the kitchen which wasn’t the best. Service was impeccable.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was fantastic. Great atmosphere. We’ll be back.

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JA
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vago is outstanding! Food and Service both get a 10 on 10 every time!

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OT
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointing, food always on point!!

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LM
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was OK, service, food and ambiance. See you later

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RL
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing restaurant! Great good and good environment.

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ND
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Year after year this place remains my favorite restaurant in Montreal!

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B
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our dinner at Vago was perfect! The service and the food were excellent. All 4 of us started with the soup of the day a delicious tomato soup. Theee of us then had perfectly prepared and very tasty veal parmigiana. One person had the sea bass. He was also very pleased with his dinner. We had a nice bottle of wine and ended the meal with expressos and cappuccinos. Service though out was excellent . A perfect meal on a cold winter night!

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JS
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The restaurant has a good ambiance and good service but very average food considering the high prices. We started with a tomato and buffalo salad where the tomatoes were not quite ripe enough but the cheese and dressing were quite good. The grilled octopus appetizer was quite good. Our main dishes were the cavatelli with sausage and rapini and the gnocchi with sausage and truffle butter sauce. Both dishes were quite bland with too much salt and too much oil. We were expecting much better food from a supposedly authentic Italian Restaurant.

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L
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

An excellent dinner, with great food and friendly, professional staff.

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SM
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 3

Your so called signature dish (pasta)was tasteless, watery and over cooked.

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l
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

THe food was not bad but not good enough for the prices they charge.

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LM
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our experience was excellent. Our meals were delicious, service was excellent. A little pricey for pasta dishes, but overall, our evening was wonderful.

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JM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding food, superb service, excellent wine, and delightful atmosphere.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Each portion of the meal was incredible. Highly recommended the truffle garlic bread.

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PF
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Dinner New Years Eve. Food was good...mussels, shrimp, salad and veal. Service good too. Problem was we were at a corner table in the small room at the back. There was a table of 12 nearby. As the wine rolled they became louder and louder. The noise reverberated off the walls until it became impossible to hear my wife a couple of feet away. I couldn’t wait to leave.

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HT
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is absolutely delicious! The desserts are a must!!

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Montreal
12 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 2

Food was good no question but still a bit pricey

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JG
New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good spot with street parking usually always available.

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EL
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently excellent meal and service.
A feel good place.

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F
Montreal
52 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and service were very good. I recommend the restaurant.

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S
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

We were 6 people dining. Food was phenomenal! We ordered a wide variety of appetizers (calamari, truffle garlic bread, prosciutto, beef tartare, caprese salad, grilled octopus) and mains (lamb ragu pasta, gnocchi, chicken parmesan, veal chop, piri piri shrimp, branzino) to share. Food was fresh, homemade and absolutely delicious.

Service was a different story. Waiter kept trying to upsell and even brought the wrong, more expensive bottle of wine because he "misunderstood". Left a bad taste in our mouths. We didnt say anything but would hesitate coming back because of the waiter's sly move.

Food was fantastic though!

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CM
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

Very noisy, couldn’t hear my guest speak across the table.

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E
Montreal
32 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great.

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OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service, but pricey.

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CM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the food. Loved the staff. I would highly recommend this place. We will go back again but not on a Saturday night. The people beside us were too loud

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Richmond
36 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service& amazing food. I highly recommend!

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DB
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

We were very disappointed with this restaurant. The room was attractive and comfortable and we had a nice table. The wait staff was friendly but very aloof as we left. We were not asked how we enjoyed the meal as we walked out. We had international guests and the food was embarassing and overpriced. The bread was brought to the table after the appetizers, the ravioli was clearly not the "home made" as stated on the menu and was under-cooked. All of the pastas were swimming in a very commercial pedestrian sauce. I would have expected better food in a diner. The wine was warm and tasted like it had been improperly stored. I will not return.

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