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Dunn's Famous

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner


US$4 - US$12
Canadian, Deli, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. From MTL to the world
1. From MTL to the world
"Their specialty is "smoked" brisket which is an eastern Canadian"
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2. Best Smoked Meat in Vancouver
2. Best Smoked Meat in Vancouver
"style diner with probably the best Montreal smoked meat sandwich"
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3. Cheesecake recipe since 1927
3. Cheesecake recipe since 1927
"highlight came with dessert - truly the best cheesecake i've ever had"
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Have been here several times now and have settled on the Reuben sandwich. It is the best sandwich on the menu and among the best sandwiches I have ever had. They have cut back on the size since their opening but still more than enough...More

Date of visit: September 2012
1  Thank Jcanucker
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Delicious sandwich, (bread slices are too small, great tasting but sloppy to eat) Great service. and super great back ground music.. love the food, and the cute little male server lol

Date of visit: May 2012
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Wen there to see if they are like Montreal's place. Matzoh Ball's soup, Montreal Smoke Meat-6 oz, with the Rye Bread and Of course Coca-Cola. and the Cheese cake With the Maraschino Cherry to top off my meal. Best meal same as old Montreal, and...More

Date of visit: May 2012
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

You will not find cheesecake like dunn's anywhere else but at Dunn's and it's worth the trip. Outstandingly different. The smoked meat is okay, but firstly,you cna't possibly claim to be an authentic deli if you serve it on sourdough rye bread. I know this...More

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank Portnoff
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Ordered a famous montreal smoked meat benny. Plannned to visit Montreal one day...now i am not so sure. The hollandaise was out of a packet, tasted awful and was lumpy....and whatever poor creature supplied the 'meat' (i use the word loosely) must have died of...More

Date of visit: February 2012
1  Thank sirstig
Reviewed March 19, 2012

Famous Dunn's from Montreal now famous in Vancouver! Before the Montreal Canadians / Canucks game it seemed perfect to go for Famous Montreal Smoked Meat and some Poutine! Had been planning this for awhile and , it was beyond expectation! Huge menu, though knew Smoked...More

Date of visit: March 2012
1  Thank Rudy E
Reviewed March 5, 2012

We went twice for lunch at work. Recommend reservations, as this place is packed - we arrived early at 11:45 and by noon there wasn't a seat to be had. Menu is extensive, with great lunch fare - sandwiches, burgers, etc. - even a couple...More

Date of visit: December 2011
1  Thank VancouverHolidaymom
Reviewed February 13, 2012

My husband and I split the Famous Reuben Sandwich as recommended by our waiter at the Vancouver Dunn's. It was HUGE and more than enough for the two of us. My husband ate his half and a quarter of the sandwich was more than enough...More

Date of visit: January 2012
1  Thank sherry326
Reviewed February 4, 2012

A friend suggested we go there after she and her husband had already experience a great lunch. Just being two women, we shared a big Montreal smoked meat sandwich that came with awesome fries and slaw. Totally wonderful and I though the fries were fantastic,...More

Date of visit: January 2012
1  Thank nuwife
Reviewed January 15, 2012

This is not Southern BBQ We anticipated the journey and had our choices picked before we arrived. The Rueban with pickle + coleslaw (vinegry, not sweet) was a very filling meal. I orderred the medium brisket and it came as rememberred; melts in your mouth...More

Date of visit: January 2012
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not see this question, there is parking on the street, but there is a lot facing the restaurant. I usually hit this place if I am downtown for a business meeting of an event, so I grab a parking spot in one of the... More
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