The traditional and whole wheat crust pizzas are all individually sized, hand stretched and are 10-10.5 inches. Gluten-free crust measures 9-10 inches.
Do we offer a gluten sensitive pizza crust?
We do, however please note our gluten sensitive pizza crust Will contain wheat (cross contamination) and is cooked and prepared in the same kitchen and oven as our regular wheat pizzas, we strongly do not suggest it for those who suffer from celiac disease or allergy to gluten. The Gluten sensitive crust is not available for calzoni's and pizzas containing smoked meat, beef salami and pepperoni as they all contain wheat.
Do we take reservations?
We do take a limited amount of reservations for lunch time with seatings between 11-11:30 (based on availability). After 11:30 we do not take any reservations and we are seating guest's on a first-come first-serve basis.
What if I have food Allergies?
Although precautions are taken to manage the risk of allergen cross-contamination in our kitchen, please note that the risk of cross-contamination does exist during preparation. We therefore cannot guarantee that a menu item is free of any allergens. Also, despite the absence of any allergens that are not present in our menu items, traces may still be present due to contamination at the supplier. Our kitchen operations are such that certain foods may share cooking or preparation surfaces. Equipment (work stations, ovens, utensils etc.) may also be shared when being used.
Do we deliver?
Yes, we do deliver to the downtown Montreal area. Please refer to our delivery zone map in the "delivery tab".
Is there any delivery restrictions?
We do have a delivery zone, please view our delivery zone here. Delivery is free although, there is a minimum delivery amount of $30 before tax for any deliveries by car (out of our walking zone). There is also a minimum delivery amount of 50$ before tax for delivery to nuns island.
When would be the best time to place my delivery or takeout order if I would like it to be delivered between 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on weekdays?
The best time to place your order would be the day before your desired delivery date or latest 10am the day of (subject to availability).
Can I call in before 11:00 am to place a delivery order?
Yes! We are here to serve you as of 10am each morning from Monday to Friday.
Can i bring my own wine?
No, but we have a great wine list with several wines by the glass, as well as excellent private imports.
Do we have high chairs/booster?
Most definitely, you and your children are always welcome.
Is our dough and sauce made in house?
Absolutely, everything is made from scratch using the highest quality ingredients and attention to detail frais.
What forms of payment do we take in the dining room and delivery?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Amex, debit and cash.
Do we offer a lactose free and vegan menu options?
Our whole-wheat omega 3 crust is free of animal products such as eggs and milk, therefore it is a great option for people that are lactose intolerant or vegan. We also have a lactose-free mozzarella, please keep in mind the cross contamination with our regular mozzarella with lactose is at risk. We also offer a Vegan cheese option that is delicious none the less. We do suggest taking any of our delicious pizza's on our menu that are vegetarian, removing the cheese and having them on the whole wheat omega 3 or gluten-free crust.
If I send an e-mail frais how fast will I get a response?
Our e-mail's are verified twice a day, for an immediate response you can call us at 514-879-1045.
Does Il Focolaio have any green initiatives?
For every 1 tree we burn, we plant 2!
Is the pick-up (order 4 pizzas and the least costly of the 4 is free) special still valid?
Due to continuosly rising costs unfortunately, we can no longer offer the special.
What if my question isn’t answered here?
Please call us at 514-879-1045, our dedicated team is there to help you.