Damas

4.8
1703 reviews
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Syrian
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
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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RC
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Food was excellent and service was ver attentive. Unique restaurant and one of my favourites in Montreal.

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L
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 5

It was our second time!!!
The service was extremely slow for a Monday. We enjoyed the complimentary fresh pita bread for at least an hour and a half, until we received complimentary drinks on the house to advise us that our main dishes would take another 30 mins.
Even though the atmosphere of Damas is amazing, unfortunately when we received our food we couldn't enjoy it since we were stuffed on pita. It was a friends birthday and we were only 4 to attend, no one enjoyed the wait.
This whole ordeal was just too exhausting compare to our first experience.
This is why I would be cautious to suggest this restaurant.

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DG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic as always, been many times and would recommend to anyone!

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellente soirée pour souligner un anniversaire. Ambiance chaleureuse, acoustique parfaite on peut s’entendre parler! Le service est attentionné, les suggestions appréciées de tous autant au niveau du vin que de la bouffe. On nous a même recommandé de commander un peu moins de plats et d’ajuster au besoin ce que nous avons apprécié. Délicieux, les plats sont raffinés, un régal aussi pour les yeux. C’était plein le lundi, croyez-moi c’est bon signe!

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

Gabriel is the best waiter ever! Will ask for him next time. We went for my wife’s birthday and he gave us the best service. 🎂🍰🥂🍾

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

Les serveurs étaient tous très courtois et les repas, exquis.

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D
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a great experience from start to finish. The food was wonderful!

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DN
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Top drawer! We had lentil soup and then the grilled platter for two. Everything was exquisite... The lamb... The filet mignon... The chicken... Grilled smokey goodness. They have earned the hype.

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HS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Service et nourriture excellente.
Dommage qu'on puisse profiter du menu dégustation seulement si toute la table le choisi.
Nous etions 5 et un parmi nous n'en voulait pas donc on n'a pas pu choisir ce menu.
C'est quand même assez chère.

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NK
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and Excellent service. Enjoyed every bit of it and cannot wait to come back!

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JR
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

An exceptional experience! And an ace wine list to boot!

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SC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The absolute best in food, service and atmosphere.

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J
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brough friends from Toronto
They loved it
Great food, great service
Can’t wait for the new location project

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BP
Dallas
70 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

This is the finest Middle Eastern restaurant in Montreal, period. The taste, texture and presentation of all the dishes I have sampled in my meals over the past 4-5 years have been superb. The wine list is very adventurous, you may need the assistance of their capable sommelier. Reservations are absolutely required, usually two seatings, 6 and 8 PM for dinner.

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N
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The restaurant is very good
The atmosphere is great
The food is so delicious

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic experience for our first time at Damas to celebrate my parents birthday. We had the tasting menu which was delicious. Allan, one of the floor managers, provided an amazing hosting experience the entire 4 hours we were there. What a fabulous night! Highly recommend.

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MH
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing. The cold mezzes to share were phenomenal. The whole table loved the food (the chicken shish taouk was the best we’ve ever had) and the service was beyond our expectations. Will be going back most definitely!

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M
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic restaurant, delicious food and personal service. We loved our experience and look forward to our next visit. This restaurant is a must. The only negative I would say is that their desserts are a little disappointing, not as tasty as the rest of the menu.

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AD
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excepcional food in a relax ambiance. Great value too. For family or date is the right place!

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YL
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was perfect, the service was perfect. Everything was perfect. Most definitely coming back soon!!

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F
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Perfect but little bit expensive, outstanding quality of food.

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JM
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing ambiance, one of the best restaurant in Montreal!
100% worth the price!

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TA
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing experience! The decor and ambience are unique and inviting! The staff were well informed and super friendly with great recommendations. The food was delicious and impeccable! We will definitely be coming back!

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AK
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The ambiance is so warm and comfortable, the staff are delightful and offer great recommendations, the food was ammmmmazing! Definitely recommend sharing all things you order and to try as many dishes as you can, they’re all absolutely wonderful and taste so fresh and like sunshine. Hugs to the chefs and team there <3

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OM
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Will be back.

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V
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Food = amazing
Best meat in my life in a restaurant.

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AK
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The quality and quantity of food is well worth the price!

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JR
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really nice food and service! I recommend this restaurant for sure!

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TC
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Perfection! Ambiance, food & service. The best of the best!

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E
New England
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious as i remembered, slightly expensive.
Only wish it was opened for lunch as well.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good experience overall

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B
Montreal
14 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great ambience, excellent service, best fattouche salad.. we had the 5 mezze plate followed by mixed grill for two. Well prepared, large portions.

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OT
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Tout était parfait la seule chose on se sentait bousculer pour quitter

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AJ
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My absolutely new favorite resto in Montreal.
Food was outstanding as was the service and the kidness from all the staff.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was really good and our waiter was very caring ! I will go again for shure!!!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fan-tas-tic

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CT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We’re from out of town and managed to snag a last minute early dinner reservation. I would highly recommend the tasting menu - so that you can try most of the menu options. At 12-15 courses me and my 6’ 4” husband were full by the end. If you must choose just a dish or two - don’t miss the opportunity to try those lamb stuffed dumplings in the yogurt sauce!

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Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food was Delicious!!! Service was friendly and helpful. We had plates to share, will go back to try the rest of the plates

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was marvellous.

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SY
Montreal
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best restaurant in Montreak, the food is exquisite, delicious and always consistently prepared. The staff is amazing and friendly.

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