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
Syrian, Middle Eastern
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 4:00 PM - 11: PM
Sunday: 4:00 PM - 10 PM
Starting November 6, 2017, Monday Dinner will be available 5:00 pm - 10:00pm
CAN$51 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Stationnement gratuit sur les rues résidentielles voisines.
Free parking may be found on neighboring residential streets.
Bar Dining, Non-Smoking, Wine
Damas Ratings and Reviews
Food was amazing. Took the Tasting Menu at $75. Maybe too much food. Going with mezes only is reasonable and enough. Restaurant in the high end when it comes to cost.
Damas is a great restaurant with Amazing food and service. Prices reflect the quality of products used. Great for big groups by taking the tasting menu or the sharing plates.
We were advised to order 4 starters and one main wish revealed to be clearly excessive. Otherwise, the food was very good.
This restaurant may very well be the best restaurant in Montreal, it's authentic while still being fresh and innovative. The staff is great, the atmosphere is amazing and the food is simply out of this world.
C’est inexplicable ! Vous y allez et vous seriez très satisfaits , mais c’est une question de prix.. ça vaut la peine de manger des bouffes très délicieuses !
This is one of our favourite restaurants in a foodie city. The food NEVER disappoints and only gets better with time. Service is always great too.
Masterful Menu, Great service and well decorated allowing a great ambiance
The food is very tasty arguably the best middle eastern restaurant in North America (and would beat most if not all in the middle east)
Good food and excellent service.
Wonderful fresh and flavorful food serviced with care by polite and thoughtful wait staff. We celebrated a special occasion and had a romantic evening together. We would highly recommend this venue for those who enjoy Middle Eastern food and a fine dining experience. We will definitively return. It was very nice to see the brought range f people from many cultures that were enjoying their dinners. The fattouch salad was delicious as was the ground lamb and eggplant dish we ordered
Worth the discovery, we were well treated , food is so authentic that you let yourself serf in the great old culinary city, Damas .
Best Arabic cuisine in town!! Everything on the menu is delicious, make sure you leave space for the knefeh.
Good food good service nice place love to go back
Great place! Amazing food. Amazing service. But this place is expensive!
unbeliavable food, amazing service, will definitely visit again
My first time at Damas and tried the tasting menu. WOW! Absolutely amazing.
Will definitely return.
Une des meilleures tables de Montréal. Je le recommande à ceux qui souhaitent découvrir la gastronomie syrienne.
Great as always. We just got stuck at the table by the entrance with no choice to move. Would’ve been nice if we knew in advance that we got a table there/had the choice to change
Super soirée, tout était délicieux. C’est un peu dispendieux a mon avis. Nous y retournerons pour essayer d’autres items sur le menu.
Fantastic food that is consistently great. I have visited many times, and always leave feeling it was one of my best meals ever.
My wife had been talking about Damas for a year, and it did not disappoint! We had the 5 Service tasting menu which was simply delicious at every turn, and was plenty of food for us. Tried an orange wine for the first time too - the jury is still out for me on that - but having the choice of several orange wines was a welcome surprise.
Happy to see Damas has more tables so it is easier to get a reservation. Every single thing we ordered was perfect. Sensational food. I recommend that Damas make known what help they might be offering new Syrian refugees to Montreal and if they are not already doing this, help employ them.
Delicious food as usual. The octopus is a must. Ask for the Humus mushroom too. A delightful experience and great service. A special thanks to Vivian, well informed, professional, took great care explaining each dish and accommodating our specific needs and most importantly, with a great smile. A must try.
Very delicious and nicely prepared Syrian dishes. Enjoyed a family dinner night out with great quality food. One of the best middle eastern restaurants I have visited.
Simply Put: A must go for anyone who cares about food, great ambiance and no pretention.
Enter Dama’s Restaurant and enter the world of the lost. A place where the food is matched by the service. Everything about our experience there was stellar.
Food: We had the 6 course tasting menu. Not overdone but certainly not for the light/casual dinner, you will leave full, but refreshed – everything is prepared thoughtfully. Each course comes out much like the restaurant- super refined but without pretention. Server after server explains the dish and happily answers questions, only to disappear until your glass might need to be refilled.
Wine: We were ordering bottles of wine in the 60-80 dollar range (50-65 USD). In New York my experience is simple- the sommeliers don’t care about you unless you are ordering A LOT $$ and they almost disdain the low cost bottles on the menu. Not so at Damas. Our sommelier was passionate, listened to our preferences and took the cost we asked into account. He was what a professional is supposed to be and wine was excellent.
Bottom Line: We will be back and I highly recommend it. Personally, I can’t imagine going there for the first time and not getting the tasting menu.
I loved this restaurant and I can’t rate it highly enough, we went on New Year’s Eve and had the tasting menu and from start to finish everything was absolutely amazing. Highly highly recommend. Food, ambience, drinks all top notch
Service trop rapide , un peu expéditif
My friend and I are traveling to Montreal and received glowing recommendations for Damas from chef friends and food enthusiasts alike. This meal did not disappoint. Their cocktail program is amazing, and their food was just as good. In Philadelphia we have a Persian restaurant that is considered top 3 in the city. It is maybe my favorite meal. This was toe-to-toe the entire meal. The beet cold mezze was one of my favorite things I’ve eaten, ever, and would probably be THE favorite if the olive oil was a little less present. The staff was attentive and high-end, even in the casual environment. All around amazing meal.
Everything was well managed from our arrival, to the dessert. Each course of the 5-Course tasting menu was sublime. The Fattoush and the Hummus - perfection. The lamb Shank/rack of lamb and chicken were absolutely spectacular! We can’t find fault in any aspect of the evening.
Wow.. wonderful visit.. tasting menu was amazing and perfect for first visit, ton of food . Service smart, helpful and caring.. felt really welcomed.. one of the best restaurants in Montreal for special occasions..
A little expensive but very good quality food. Service was great also
A memorable dining experience of creative delicious and delightful Syrian cuisine. Friendly personal service by all staff. Worthy of top ranking in Montreal and worth setting aside the budget for a special occasion.
Very tasty and delicious food combinations.
Will not be disappointed!
Fantastic food, fun atmosphere, great service. Very unique.
Food was incredible! Everything was perfect
We returned to Damas for a family meal, and our expectations were not disappointed. Damas continues to provide tasty and succulent middle-eastern dishes, prepared to near-perfection. The lentil soup is not to be missed, the hummous with lamb was a great appetizer, the lamb with okra was an outstanding main, and although we shared the different dishes, and it was hard to declare a winner among them.
Absolutely a must when in Montréal ! had the tasting menu, everything was delicious and our server was fabulous with great recommendations!
Fantastic food and service. One of the most memorable meals I have had in a long time. Our waiter was well informed and made good suggestions. Looking forward to our next visit.
Damas was a great experience! So many good options on the 5 course tasting menu, and while it was a pricey meal, it was one we will remember! Make sure to cone hungry because it is a lot of food.
Our local fav never disappoints. Try the new lamb dumplings! Service, ambience and amazing Syrian food, full of flavours and spices.
Really enjoyed the meal here. Not familiar with Syrian cuisine, but it was very good. Had the four cold mezzes along with three hot including shrimp and kibbe, all good. For entrees, lamb kabab, chicken, sea bass and eggplant. I didn't taste them all but mine was very good. To full for dessert.
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