Il Bazzali

4.8
242 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Il Bazzali is Cuisine & Opera’s Montreal restaurant. Using seasonal market ingredients, Chef Davide Bazzali and his team combine regional Italian cuisine with a pinch of international flavors. ‘CuisineOpera’ prides itself on eco-friendly practices. The interior of ‘Il Bazzali’ was constructed by the Chef himself, reusing and refurbishing found wood and furniture. Guests dine in a fanciful and cozy environment ideal for intimate dinners or cocktail parties. Diners can choose from a selection of fresh homemade pasta, pizza, seafood, meat dishes, and delectable desserts. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 242 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.7
Value
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Penelope
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Un des meilleurs resto italiens à Montréal !
Il Bazzali fait partie de notre tradition : nous y allons à tous les ans à notre anniversaire de couple. À chaque fois, la table d'hôte y est sublime et le service tout simplement merveilleux.
Les portions sont très généreuses et toujours délicieuses

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Allora
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

Nous avons pris une réservation après avoir reçu de très bon commentaire de la part d'un ami. Grand fan de cuisine italienne nous-même, nous avons pris une réservation quelques jours plus tard. Et franchement, quelle déception; déjà de la crème dans les carbonara quel blasphème, n'importe quel Romain se retournerait dans sa tombe!
Les pâtes étaient translucides et leurs textures laissaient à désirer, les sauces étaient trop salées et riches. Du coup, nous ne parlerons plus à ce dit ami.

Cependant, pour être honnête, nous n'avons pas goûté aux pizzas, peut-être sont-elles délicieuses.
Une dernière chose, comme la sauce, la facture était très salée, des pâtes à $26 balles ça frôle l'arnaque.

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Catherinel
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good good et belle ambiance et personnel très attentif

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LindaB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time eating here. Small restaurant with eclectic decor! Exactly what I love! The table d'hôte gives you many options to choose from. Excellent food, well seasoned and generous portions. Our waiter was very good. Enjoyed talking with the chef/owner at the end of our evening. Will definitely go back.

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Beth
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service, amazing ambience. I came here for my birthday and it did not disappoint!! Bonus: the handsome singing chef! Thanks to everyone for making my birthday supper so special :)

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VictoriaS
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellente expérience mais juste un peu froid dans le resto

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LinaS
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Il Bozzali was amazing, the ambience was reminiscent of my Nonna's house. The food was delicious and the vegan and gluten free options were amazing. Cherry on the sunday, being serenaded by the chef! A full dining experience, enjoy and be delighted.

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JoanieB
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tout était excellent! Nourriture, portion, vin, ambiance, service, prix. Wow!

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Alain
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent repas dans une belle ambiance, et les quelques instants d'opéra offert par le propriétaire: toujours sympathique!

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DanielleF
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Une découverte des plus réjouissantes! Nous avons apprécié tous les plats que nous avons choisis. Les acras de morue sont parfaits, tendres à l’intérieur et croustillants à l’extérieur, accompagnés d’une mayonnaise légèrement épicée. Les raviolis sont également délicieux. Les deux prestations de performances vocales du chef apportent une touche chaleureuse et originale à l’ambiance. La déco vintage est surprenant au départ, mais c’est sympa. Le service était parfait. Seul regret: ce resto n’est plus « apportez votre vin » comme il l’a longtemps été.
À retenir, nous y retournerons!

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SandraT
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Très bon restaurant. L’accueil et le service, impeccable, et la nourriture délicieuse. Recommandé à 100%.

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NormD
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious. The English of the server was excellent for us. The Caesar with homemade Clamato was out of this world.

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JoanaS
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Have been going there for over 4 years now and the food is as amazing as in the beginning. They stick to their recycle-based decoration and it gives the restaurant a unique charm.
The chef has an amazing tenor voice which greatly adds to the overall ambience. HE even came over to sing me Happy Birthday.
Great wine selection

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Julie
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellente nourriture et sélection de vin. Très beau moment d’opéra de la part du chef. De plus, il est venu nous rencontrer à notre table. Excellent service. Bravo!

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FabienneB
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Un bon restaurant de quartier ou il fait bon ce retrouver entre amis ...excellente nourriture et très bon service.

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Nathalie
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious! The Chef knows how to cook but also knows how to sing! What a voice :) Amazing!

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BonjourHiMtl
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice ambience, nice staff, delicious food and cocktails (I had the amaretto sour, delicious). The portions are really generous. The chef sang at some point during the night, and even came to our table to now how was our experience in his restaurant. Lovely!

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TristanH
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Very nice and cozy restaurant in downtown Montreal with great service and authentic Italian food.

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Daisy
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent décor avec les cloisons entre les tables … bien pensé !
Bravo belle ambiance
Merci pour ce bon souper et belle soirée

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IvanD
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Excellent service et nourriture succulent et copieuse.

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EdmondV
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Delicious restaurant, very affordable and exquisite food quality! Must discover this hiddden gem

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DeniseQ
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Nourriture excellente et quantité plus que suffisante dans nos assiettes. On est revenu avec un repas chez nous.

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NatalieB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Resto honnête, sympathique et chaleureux. Le proprio chante bien. Les portions de pâtes sont généreuses. Le cocktail était délicieux. Nous y retournerons fort probablement

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Des produits d’excellente qualité apprêtés avec soin et savoir faire. Une équipe très sympathique et une surprise très agréable au milieu du repas. Je recommande sans aucune réserve.

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jeang
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service insécable de Étienne et nourriture excellente à revenir bientôt

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VivianeG
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Petit resto très sympa 26) places, situé dans la Petite Italie. Le propriétaire/chanteur/chef Cuisinier,David Bazzali, des plus talentueux et sympa. La bouffe est excellente. Endroit à revisiter

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AnaM
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice atmosphere- as per usual, attentionate service, great food and an unique chef!

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Celinedlms
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Superbe adresse, l’ambiance est vraiment au top (le chef fait des chants pendant le repas) super service et nourriture excellente.

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danielles
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A feast for the senses. Great service provided by the staff who are kind and efficient! The food is delicious, and the singing is magical! Davide Bazzali has created a wonderful dining experience that makes us smile even days after our meal, every time!

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Tablefortwo
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

It was a nice evening, the gnocchies vege are delicious, the linguine al tomate maybe quite simple, but a good adress

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MikeS
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great place, great food, great staff and great music and live singing.

cheers to all

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JessicaF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and great service

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JeffW
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were there for a birthday celebration. Food, service were great and owner sang happy birthday. Made our evening special. Will return.

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danielles
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious and beautiful!

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andreb
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

c'étais notre première fois nous avons été surpris par la saveur de la nourritures qui étais excellent et chaude ,l'ambiance étais super music de fond vraiment topique et très agréable , et le moment que j'ai apprécier le plus a été le moment viens nous chanter une chanson , j'aurais aimer qui nous en chante une autre un peut plus tard mais bon . j'ai appris l'existence du resto par un ami quia mis sur Facebook et enregistrer une partis de sa soirée . ah oui signe d'un grand respect de sa clientèles le chef passe au table nous souhaiter la bienvenue et s'assurée que notre soirée se passe biens et ca c'est très rare de nos jour !! belle soirée bon repas MERCI!!!

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MarieEve
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

C'est super! J'espère que les "cubicules" ne seront pas là pour toujours car ça brise un peu l'ambiance mais Chapeau au Chef!!!

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MiaM
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicieux, copieux, relaxe. On se sentait vraiment le bienvenu. Et sommes sortis souriants, bien nourrit et très satisfaits de notre soirée

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vipTeehouse
Phoenix
22 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place has everything! Great food, nice ambiance, and a chef who sings opera for you while you eat, with a most amazing tenor voice. The soup was squash puréed so smoothly it was amazing. My husband had beef scoter which was like brisket that melted in your mouth. The gnocchi and the ravioli were both superb. I highly recommend this lovely restaurant. It’s also very easy to walk there from Metro Beaubien.

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PierreB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ce fût une première et non pas la dernière.
Le chef et son staff sont ultra sympathiques
La bouffe est délectable!

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ChloeC
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Gourmet Italian food, intriguing wine list and a Tenor chef who breaks into song while cooking, a unique experience.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Il Bazzali using the Order Online button. Il Bazzali also offers delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Il Bazzali also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (514) 439-4878.

Il Bazzali is rated 4.8 stars by 242 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.