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Wienstein & Gavino's

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1434 Crescent Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2B6, Canada (rue Sainte-Catherine)
+1 514-288-2231
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Brockville, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is absolutely stunning inside with great atmosphere. We visit once or twice a year to Montreal and are back this weekend with friends and will look to other options. I can only comment on our server who was rude and seemed uninterested till it was time to pay the bill. I had the seafood mare which for the... More 

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Thank Tony M
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Italian restaurant with lots of space in a famous street in Montréal. The service was very nice. Big quantities of food and bread served with a good pesto to dip it in. I would definitely go back soon.

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Thank M D
Peterborough
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined here on Friday Feb 3 and had a wonderful meal and time. I had orange roughy, and others had pizza and steak. The pizzas didn't arrive at the same time as the other entrees, about 2 minutes later, but we weren't bothered by that. After we had finished our mains, we were all offered either a... More 

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Thank Laurie P
St. Catharines, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Weinstein & Gavino's and pasta was a good was it was 5 years ago. The Gnocchi Ragu Di Carne was cooked very well. Also had the Lobster Mac & Cheese which was also very good. The portions are generous.

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Thank MeechCC
Thunder Bay, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on a time line between games at the World Juniors and wandered up from the Bell centre. We asked if they could serve us within the hour. Atmosphere is true Italian, smells delicious when you enter, looks like a place where you would need to linger. Service was fast. Our waiter was attentive, funny and took good pictures.... More 

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Thank Bob R
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Hi Bob R, Thank you very much for the review. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dinner: Wienstein & Gavino Pasta Bar Factory Co Ltd (WG) Montreal, Canada is a beautiful city. It boasts of magnificent churches and an enthralling history. It is also a foodie’s paradise. And if Italian cuisine is your choice there is but only one place to go. WG, 1434 Crescent, Montreal. It serves truly Italian foods that will remind you of... More 

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Thank EUGENE F
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Hi Eugene F, Thank you for the nice review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I Celebrated New Year's Eve at Weinstein & Gavino's and had an absolutely Fantastic time!!!!!! We have never ever had better service and the cuisine was superb. Our main waiter was Ali who teamed with fellow waiters Tony and John. Over and above them being consummate professionals it was crystal clear they enjoy working there despite the... More 

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Thank Pierce M
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Dear Pierce M, Thank you very much for your review. We will advise the staff members of your praise. Happy New Year !!!!!!! More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I invited family and friends to this Italian restaurant. We had dinner on the occasion of my wife's birthday. It is a bug three stories restaurant with a nice atmosphere and succulant food. The service is exceptional. I recommend it to those looking for Italian restos. Thank you Weinstein and Gavino's

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Thank speed98098
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Dear speed98098, Thank you very much for your review. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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288 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited this place based on TA recommendations!! My pasta dish was undercooked - pasta was chewy!! Sauce as OK -- stingy with the cheese!! Bread was cold and mediocre!! Martini was not made to order!! Service was ok!! With so many excellent places in Montreal -- this one will not be on ou list!!

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1 Thank Dr Tim T
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Dear Dr Tim T, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Although we are saddened by the review, it is very much the kind of review that pushes us to work harder at what we do. Your comments have been taken into consideration and we have already transmitted these comments to all our staff in particular the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It honestly sucks. This is a fine example of trashy people serving you bad drinks. Shout out to the bartender who threw a fit when we ordered a certain drink. She also discussed wanting to do cocaine right in front of us. Classy.

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2 Thank Christopher H
Rogerio C, General Manager at Wienstein & Gavino's, responded to this review

Hi Christopher H, We cannot begin to express our deep dismay with your experience at our restaurant. We believe that the bulk of our reviews reflect the true spirit of what we do and what we offer at W&G. Unfortunately, sometimes things don't go the way we want them to. Some of the events you describe are something we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1434 Crescent Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2B6, Canada
    (rue Sainte-Catherine)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-288-2231
Description
Located in the heart of downtown Montreal on the famous Crescent Street, Wienstein & Gavino's is bursting with energy seven days a week. With three floors featuring everything from an impressive open kitchen to a sprawling outdoor terrace to a four-sided bar, W&G caters to all tastes while maintaining a rustic Mediterranean atmosphere.

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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