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Restaurant 1640

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16 Rue Sainte-Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X2, Canada (Fort St)
+1 418-694-9063
07:30 - 22:30
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Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went here with my family and I got the breakfast pouting and I loved it! There meals are freshly cooked and I would recommend trying it!

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Cary, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had breakfast here (not included with the hotel, but very good and not too expensive) and we also had dinner here. Breakfast out on the patio was wonderful. We had dinner inside (it was a bit rainy that day) so didn't get the great views, but the food made up for it. Wonderful ambiance, and the food was very... More 

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Uxbridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is just across the street from chateau Frontenac. We sat at a window, enjoying the sunshine and people watching. The server was great, friendly and efficient. The choices on the menu were good...breakfast pouting, omelettes, etc. Very pleasant and highly recommend for breakfast. We didn't eat any other meal there.

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Mercersburg, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped to lunch and the restaurant was very active. The bartender/server seemed to to everything and her service was very good. Lunch had good value -- good food and reasonable prices. They have a good selection of beers and drinks. Extra: the bartender looks like Jennifer Lawrence!

Thank JEO_1973
Ottawa, Ontario
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought the food was so-so. I had the lamb shank--it was tough and the sauce tasted like it came from a bottle. The duck confit salad was very good, however. The atmosphere was okay but the music was too loud and intrusive. The service was quite friendly but a bit aggressive--we felt guilty for not ordering a full bottle... More 

Thank LadyOddly
New Hampshire
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast Poutine (baked potatoes, cheese curds, super ham, poached eggs, and hollandaise. OMG. other than the anticipated cardiac arrest, life couldn't be better. My wife had the Eggs Benni and it was great and came with a CUP CAKE!!!! Prices weren't bad for old Quebec. Service was splendid.

1 Thank Sean H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The smoked salmon eggs Benedict was so good! The cupcake was a really nice touch. My boyfriend had the morning poutine, very well liked.

1 Thank Sandy C
New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ducked in from the cold to have an early evening appetizer and a glass of wine. We sat at the bar and enjoyed our conversation with the bartenders. Beautiful setting on the square...the interior is comfortable and cozy. The calamari appetizer was good but ordinary otherwise it would have receive an excellent rating.

1 Thank kdubyaNH
Bradford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped at Restaurant 1640 while visiting Quebec for the Winter Carnaval. We had salmon for dinner and it was delicious! It was cooked with prunes, sake and maple syrup. The presentation, portion as well as the taste was perfect! The wait staff was attentive and delightful speaking both French and English. Definitely planning a return trip to this restaurant... More 

1 Thank Denise L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Food was average, but the service was the best we had while in old Quebec! The drinks were cold and delicious. I would recommend eating elsewhere, but pop in on a Friday and Saturday for some cocktails and live music.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
French, European, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rue Sainte-Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X2, Canada
    (Fort St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-694-9063
Simple and tasteful Be it for breakfast, lunch, happy hours or dinner, you'll discover a tastefull and simple cuisine that longs to be discovered. Pizza, pasta and bistro classics such as steak frites and lamb shanks await you. Or you could also squander time away at our lovely bar section over a glass of Merlot

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?