Damas

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Syrian
Damas, an upscale Syrian restaurant located on Van Horne Avenue is worth trying out. You will be charmed by the Oriental decor and most impressed by their refined and rich cuisine. This modern but authentic gastronomy will make your mouth water with all their specialties starting from the fattouche, the appetizing mouth-melting lamb leg to the cherry kebab. The blend of aromas and the tasting of the delicious preparations will make the experience worthwhile
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Miami
1 review
Dined 10 hours ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very delicious meal, we got plenty of explanations ajout the menu and the sharing/size of the plates. We will be back

OT
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Good food, nice ambiance, but it is overpriced for what you get

JT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We come out from Vancouver occasionally to visit our son at McGill and we love the Montreal foodie scene. Damas came on good recommendation and did not disappoint! Still dreaming of the warm hummus! We will be back

RW
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

La table à la terrasse était très agréable à l'exception du bruit de la rue à cet heure ... 18 hres ... le tout a semblé s'atténuer vers 20 hres.

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J
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent, comme à l’habitude!

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L
Montreal
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Wow! What a culinary experience. Everything was outstanding, the beautiful presentation, incredible textures and the explosive bursts of flavors where out of this world! I will definitely go back! Good service and they have a Somelier also to help with special wine imports.
The only down side is that it is very expensive ($200 for two without drinks) but very worth it!
Thank you for a wonderful culinary discovery!

C
Orlando
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Authentic food with creativity!! Extraordinary, yum

VE
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food. Excellent pacing (food delivery and timing). Great service. Pretty place. The various dishes all excellent!

TB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Apps were great. Bamia (lamb shoulder) was tender but fatty. could have used something to break the heavy main.
Sat at salad bar prep and enjoyed watching the staff. 2 people constantly making Fattouch Salad. The salad was great actually the highlight of the meal.
I will go again but with a group as the tasting menu looks great.
The staff was amazing. great ambience.

MO
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved everything about it. Our waiter went over what we were going to order and gave us a better suggestion for our meal. He was amazing, so friendly and wanted us to have the best experience. Our best meal in Montreal!

P
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Incredible experience at Damas! The food was amazing, we tried the tasting menu (vegan option) and the food was to die for. Our waiter was super friendly and honest, and over all the service and ambiance was amazing. You get a taste of Syria at Damas. Even their cocktails were delicious. I’m definitely going back. One of the best dining experiences I’ve ever had.

DD
Mexico City
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good the Food is deliciou-se , the service was great

PL
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic all around. I’ll remember this meal until I the day that I die.

EF
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Every dish is special and flavourful. I've been twice and would go again

M
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We truly enjoyed our experience. The food was amazing and the service was impecable. Damas was recommended by a friend and I have already recommended to several friends. I would class Damas as one of the top restaurants in Montreal. We will definitely be back.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service, ambiance and food!!!!

LM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was truly amazing, as promised. We got the tasting menu and almost everything was absolutely out of this world. It is pricey, so plan to spend some money.

GS
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best meal I have ever eaten at any restaurant!! I have travelled the world. Nothing better than Damas!!!

LB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good evening

It was a great experience . We will be back for sure.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing food! Great service.

NG
Montreal
10 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Prices, though already high, went substantially up.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous. Can’t be missed.

L
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food is as always delicious. Too much ice in cocktails and not enough of the cocktails!!!

ND
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lived up to its expectations! It was a delightful meal. We did the 12 course tasting with wine paring. Would happily recommend.

s
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Étant des habitués de restaurant Syriens, on a apprécié la présentation soignée et l'originalité des recettes.. le babaganoush excellent, la fatouche et aussi les cotelettes. Shishtaouk sans saveur aussi filet mignon. Moummamara trop sucré. Prix excessif selon nous. On mange mieux à prix moindre ailleurs.

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OT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was fantastic! Ordered way too much food. Cocktails were fabulous.

PM
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food was amazing ! Wine pairing not a great value with just a few sips per wine; will opt for a good bottle next time. But just the variety of the food and new tastes is worth it !

ND
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best dinners I've ever had in my life. The freshness and flavor combinations are unparalleled. I would highly recommend the fattouch salad, humus, and Cornish hen. Service was amazing, our waiter was very knowledgeable.

IG
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutly amazing. Very Nice staff. Beautiful ambient and out of this World food.

w
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Very enjoyable evening. The food was very competently prepared and straightforward (we had the Bamia and Fattet Makdous, which was beautifully presented with fried shredded pita). Wine list offers some options you won't find elsewhere (eg: Lebanese cab syrah, delicious). Decor is lovely, as pictured, although the ambiance is less intimate than I expected. This is a big and bustling restaurant. Still, pace was relaxed and service is friendly and informed.

C
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

AMAZING! I think this is one of the best restaurants I’ve ever experienced. The food was superb and our server was awesome. Next time we visit Montreal we will be back.

OT
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Always consistent. Outstanding flavours.
Great service with attentive staff

JB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Très bonne table.
Très bon service
Recommandation sans hésitation

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MM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Experience! food was amazing..Especially the lam chops.
We had a great service.I highly recommend this restaurant

AL
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Le Damas est un excellent restaurant que je recommande à quiconque veut avoir une expérience culinaire dépaysante, aussi bien touristes que locaux.

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A
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing place..... Great food ...... Lovely staff.....
Expensive but worth it. Recommended to all my friends !!!

z
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Very nice greeting by hostess - food is alsways excellent and we had a fantastic waiter - very nice and professional

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Benjamin out waiter made our experience exceptional! He was very knowledgeable about the menu and guided us through an exceptional dining experience!

AM
Memphis
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved Damas so much that we canceled another reservation later in the trip in an attempt to go back! HIGHLY recommend. Delicious, delicious, delicious and outstanding service and atmosphere.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It was all good
The food was outstanding. Very generous portions

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