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L'Affaire Est Ketchup

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French, Canadian
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46 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3A5, Canada
+1 418-529-9020
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18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was lucky to get a table and had an amazing time. From the service to the food, everything was perfect. A truly unique experience.

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Thank Marnik-in-Halifax
Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get a reservation on short notice, and we had a wonderful time. Rather than bringing a wine list, the server asks you what you like after describing several types of wine and brings you an appropriate glass.The chalkboard menu is perfunctory (and in French) but the server explains the preparation of every dish thoroughly and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is a gem! If you are looking for a night where you can sit for a few hours and enjoy your food, you have come to the right place. They have two seating times for dinner, and they change their menu every night. You have to pay very close attention when they tell the menu, and the dishes... More 

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Thank moryan24
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Saw this on Anthony Bourdain and had to try it while visiting Quebec City. The food is awesome, the ambiance is very low key with a chill vibe and our service was great. Everything thing we had here was so good and I wish we could have tried more. .

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Thank Exstayc
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on a few high profile shows and it's surpassed the hype. Their no nonsense kitchen did an amazing job on all of our dishes with creative flavours and great pairings. Would have gone here every night we were in Quebec if my girlfriend would have let me.

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Thank chris a
Mount Desert, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Outside appearance does not tell the incredible vibe and delicious food inside. Very knowledgeable waiter/manager and chef Bob were outstanding. Sat in the fireplace next to the kitchen and felt like family. Great wine recommendation and help with the true Quebec menu. Hope to get back next weekend.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed an exceptional meal served by fun, knowledgable servers. We loved the casual vibe with a diverse and delicious menu selection. Highly recommend it. Three hour sittings, definitely book early to get your table!

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have been several time to l'"affaire est ketchup". It is a great little restaurant with a genuine ambiance. I am always impress to see what they can do with their kitchen. Food is really good, the wine menu is short, but they made some good choice. Service is great, they know their food and product. It is a pleasure... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's a small place located on Rue Saint-Joseph. The restaurant doesn't have a sign, so it can be difficult to find if you're not familiar with the place. The menu is written on a chalkboard and its in French, but don't worry the waiter will explain everything to you. The menu is adventurous. When I was there the menu offerings... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A restaurant off the beaten path that totally surprised me The waiter delivered the menu with passion the service was on point Everything on the menu looked amazing Comfort food at is best and the price was more than reasonable Mist visit again next time I'm in Quebec city

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-529-9020

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