Pasta is the gateway to the heart. That's why Italian restaurants are so often the go-to for a romantic night out for long-term partners and summer lovers, alike. Thankfully, Montreal has no shortage of restaurants with amazing selections of pasta.\nIf you or your date love pasta, this is the list to check out. All restaurants have a 4 star online rating or greater. This list also has options for a range of budgets and styles. From fancy eateries in Little Italy to casual trattorias in the South West, there's something for everyone!\nEnjoy!\n\n\nDa Emma\nWhere: 777 rue de la Commune O.\nWhat: Signora Emma is the chef behind what one Facebook reviewer calls the "authentic, rustic and delicious" food at Da Emma.\n View this post on Instagram #alwaysagreattime #friends #holidayspirit #greattime #greatfood A post shared by Xsela19 (@xsela19) on Dec 22, 2018 at 7:24pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nBIS\nWhere: 1229 rue de la Montagne\nWhat: According to the BIS website: "featuring an elegant atmosphere, varied menu and exceptional friendly service, ours is a great place to meet with friends, family, or for special occasions."\n View this post on Instagram Butterfly shrimps with penne pomodoro!🦐🦐🦐 #bismontreal #shrimps #mtl #eatmontreal #mtlblog #eater #mtlfoodie #pennepasta #restomontreal #mtlfoodiepatrol #tastemontreal #mtlblogger #mtlfood #mtlshot #mtllife #mtldowntown #mtleats #mtlfoodiescentral A post shared by Bis Ristorante (@bismontreal) on Apr 2, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nRistorante Quattro\nWhere: 17 rue Notre-Dame O.\nWhat: According to Google: "Italian dining in a contemporary space with exposed-brick walls & a mellow vibe."\n View this post on Instagram #ristorantequattro best #homemade #rigatoni with #basil and #fresh #pomodoro sauce and to #topped with #italian made #burrata 🤤 #delicioso #delish #yum #yummy #tasteofitaly #italianstyle #mtl #oldportmtl A post shared by Ristorante Quattro (@ristorantequattro) on Dec 12, 2018 at 5:16pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\n\nBistro Amerigo\nWhere: 6127 ave. Monkland\nWhat: The restaurant Facebook page describes it as "a family-friendly Bistro dedicated to traditional Italian cuisine and hospitality."\n View this post on Instagram Spaghetti 🍝 Polpette|| Italian Classics Done Properly 🇮🇹❤️ A post shared by Bistro Amerigo (@bistroamerigo) on May 8, 2019 at 2:44pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\n\nLiverpool House\nWhere: 2491-2501 rue Notre-Dame O.\nWhat: The restaurant is "a tribute to Charles 'Joe-Beef' McKiernan, hero of the working class of the 19th century."\n View this post on Instagram For all of you beauties who grew up on Hamburger Helper, here’s a Veal Short Rib Stroganoff. Farfalle + frozen peas not an option. A post shared by Liverpool House Mtl (@liverpoolhousemontreal) on Mar 2, 2019 at 6:44pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nLe Muscadin\nWhere: 443 rue Saint-Vincent\nWhat: "Inspired by Italy's exceptional cuisine and idyllic vineyards, the Iacono family was passionate about bringing the charm of their homeland to Montreal when they opened their doors in 1987. More than 30 years later, this passion can still be felt in the mood of their acclaimed restaurant."\n View this post on Instagram Linguine al Tonno 👌🏻 . . . #experiencelemuscadin A post shared by Le Muscadin (@lemuscadin) on Feb 22, 2019 at 8:39am PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nWienstein & Gavino's\nWhere: 1434 rue Crescent\nWhat: "Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Wienstein & Gavino's is bursting with great energy, great food and wonderful people seven days a week."\n View this post on Instagram Que vous veniez seul ou en grand groupe, nous pouvons répondre à tous vos besoins. Contactez-nous maintenant pour nos menus de groupe 🎉 ————————————————————————— Whether you join us for a simple meal alone or in a big group, we can accommodate your every request. Contact us now to see our group menus and how we can help organize your next event in the heart of Montreal 🎉 A post shared by Wienstein & Gavino's (@wiensteinandgavinos) on May 28, 2019 at 10:37am PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\n\nPasta Casareccia\nWhere: 5849 rue Sherbrooke O.\nWhat: In addition to its small, homestyle restaurant, Pasta Casareccia makes and distributes fresh pasta for restaurants across the city!\n View this post on Instagram Spaghetti Vongole for my soul🍝 A post shared by Steph 🍔🍟🍕🌭🌮 (@stepheatsstuff) on Nov 27, 2017 at 4:45pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\n\nElena\nWhere: 5090 rue Notre Dame O.\nWhat: Elena should be your go-to restaurant for pizza and pasta date nights.\n View this post on Instagram Posting noodz 💋 A post shared by Elena (@elenamontreal) on Dec 17, 2018 at 2:54pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nInferno\nWhere: 6850 rue Saint-Dominique\nWhat: "Good Italian menu which breaks away from the pizzas and pasta of the hood," wrote one Google Reviewer.\n View this post on Instagram Simple Homemade Rigatoni al Pomodoro Fresco #italiandoitbetter #homemade #pasta #pomodoro #infernomtl #littleitalymtl #lovemylife #semprebordelllllll A post shared by NICK INFERNO (@nick.inferno) on Jun 27, 2018 at 2:06pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nBrigade Pizzeria Napolitaine\nWhere: 1428 rue Stanley\nWhat: Known, of course, for its pizza, Brigade Pizzeria Napolitaine has a great selection of pastas that includes a Mac n' Cheese.\n View this post on Instagram Toutes nos pâtes fraîches sont cuites al dente ou "à la dent" en italien. 🇮🇹 Nos pâtes sont préparées tous les jours. Jamais congelé, séché ou parcoulé. Ingrédients 100% naturels. 🍝 All our fresh pasta is cooked al dente or "to the tooth" in italian. 🇮🇹It is firm and has a bite to it. Our pasta is prepared from scratch every day. Never frozen, dried or parcooked. 100% natural ingredients. 🍝 A post shared by Brigade Pizza (@brigadepizza) on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:01am PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\n\nLuciano Trattoria\nWhere: 1212 rue St-Zotique Est\nWhat: "Everything that they have here is unbelievable. Very understated from the outside and the inside but it’s all about the food" says the top Google Review.\n View this post on Instagram Gotta have pasta: tagliatelle with mushroom and ragout sauce, man this is one of my fav 😘 #italianfood #montrealrestaurant #foodie A post shared by @ vyvyfit on Oct 13, 2018 at 5:53pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nIl Bazzali\nWhere: 285 rue Beaubien E.\nWhat: "Using seasonal market ingredients, the chefs combine regional cuisine from France and Italy. Guests dine in a warm and cozy environment ideal for intimate dinners or cocktail parties."\n View this post on Instagram Avez-vous goûté à nos pâtes sans gluten? Les strozzaprettis!!! Elles sont délicieuses! A post shared by Restaurant Il Bazzali (@cuisineopera) on Oct 31, 2015 at 3:48pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nArtigiani\nWhere: 4657 rue Saint-Denis\nWhat: "Come try some authentic house recipes, fresh pasta, wood-oven baked pizzas, and our fine groceries! You won't be disappointed!"\n View this post on Instagram ชอบมากปาสต้ากับพิซซ่าและโค๊กตอนนี้ 😄🍕🍝🥤 🤤😋 #pasta #mtl A post shared by pamika_sukla (@pamika_sukla) on May 15, 2019 at 3:51pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nRestaurant Graziella\nWhere: 116 rue McGill \nWhat: The chef has contructed a restaurant experience that evokes the joy of the "meals of [her] youth."\n View this post on Instagram Lobster pasta🍝🦀 #bestthingsreunited A post shared by Laurence B.🌻 (@laurence_bourgouin) on Sep 23, 2017 at 9:46pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nLucca\nWhere: 12 rue Dante\nWhat: "Ristorante Lucca is quaint, warm, and has established itself as the perfect restaurant for an Italian meal rooted in tradition."\n View this post on Instagram Pappardelle All’anatra con Salsa di Ragù 😍 Who’s coming to Lucca this week? A post shared by Ristorante Lucca (@ristoranteluccamtl) on May 20, 2019 at 6:01pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nLe Serpent\nWhere: 257 rue Prince\nWhat: The contemporary, industrial setting of this restaurant sets it apart in this list. The pasta dishes are traditional Italian with a modern flair.\n View this post on Instagram Yolo 😍🤰 A post shared by Adam (@adm.l.x) on Nov 27, 2018 at 8:02pm PST\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nImpasto\nWhere: 48 rue Dante\nWhat: As one Google Reviewer put simply: "great food. Fantastic service! Fun atmosphere. Highly recommend."\n View this post on Instagram SCIUÈ SCIUÈ, hurry hurry . Forza Napoli 💥🇮🇹 . Di ritorno a casa 🙏🏻 A post shared by Michele Forgione (@micheleforgione) on May 15, 2019 at 3:18pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nDa Vinci Ristorante\nWhere: 1180 rue Bishop\nWhat: Da Vinci is a Montreal institution "located in a beautiful three-story Victorian grey stone from the 19th Century in the heart of downtown Montreal."\n View this post on Instagram #davinci #davincimtl #bestitalianfood #forallseafoodlovers #followforfollow #bangs A post shared by Ristorante Da Vinci (@davincimtl) on Sep 30, 2016 at 10:02am PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nIl Pagliaccio\nWhere: 365 ave. Laurier O.\nWhat: To one Facebook reviewer, "the cacio e pepe pasta dish I had reminded me of the ones I've eaten in Rome!"\n View this post on Instagram Ragù di porcellino A post shared by Federico De Marchi (@_fede_dm_) on Oct 24, 2016 at 4:49pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\n\nNora Gray\nWhere: 1391 rue St-Jacques O.\nWhat: This tiny southern Italian restaurant is peak romance.\n View this post on Instagram That roe dough though! A post shared by Ryan, Lisa & Emma (@noragrayresto) on Jul 21, 2018 at 2:35pm PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\n\nL'Usine de Spaghetti\nWhere: 273 rue Saint Paul E.\nWhat: "Priding ourselves on offering delicious and savoury family style Italian food along with an all you can eat salad bar, we welcome you to join us for lunch or dinner."\n View this post on Instagram Happy Monday! We are open today for lunch and dinner! #oldport #mtl #lusinedespaghetti #lambshank #nomnom #delishious #pasta #carbs A post shared by lusinedespaghettimtl (@lusinedespaghettimtl) on Mar 27, 2017 at 8:47am PDT\n\nCheck it out here!\nHappy eating, Montreal!