Our Roots


Historically, Dorval was a small town outside the city of Montreal, which was also usedas a transit point between Downtown Montreal, Kingston and Toronto. In 1888, a man by the name of Joseph H. Decary built the building that is now known as Natalino Restaurant. This building was a general store that had dwelling space above. This building had the first telephone in Dorval. It was the first building passers by would encounter on their journey down Lakeshore Boulevard. Over the years ownership of the building would change hands several times and eventually in 1986, The De Fazio family, whom were renowned in Montreal’s culinary world, would open the doors of Natalino, and keep their family recipes alive.

Modernized Italian Restaurant that keeps its Rustic Treasure look, situated in the very building that housed the first operating telephone in Dorval. Natalino restaurant was restored carefully while keeping its treasured nostalgia. We can accommodate up to 60 guests comfortably on the second floor, and 80 guests on the main floor. as well as three magnificent terraces throughout the establishment.Behind every great restaurant there is great people. Our staff welcomes you to a unique dining experience, creating a festive but subtle ambience. During your meal don’t be surprised to catch a glimpse of our renowned chef Giovanni De Fazio who will gladly exchange a few words and make sure that everything is to your liking. Born and raised in the mountains of Italy, our authentic culinary staff will take your taste buds on a journey back to the old country. Natalino has earned an endless reputation that consists of great food, ambiance and staff.

 With our new and beautifully decorated reception hall, Natalino is the ideal place for all occasions. Complemented by parking, music, numerous terraces, private import wine collection as well as our 500sq ft, on-site garden that offers you the freshest ingredients available.