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Hobbit Bistro

700 Rue St-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P9, Canada
+1 418-647-2677
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“elk steak” (18 reviews)
“beet salad” (28 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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700 Rue St-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Wife went there every morning for a week and the service and quality was outstanding. The chairs in front were an added bonus as I waited for her

Thank Jacaroni
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Deciding that we had had enough of Vieux Quebec, my friend and I decided to look outside the walls of the fort and check out the eclectic neighbourhood that ran along Rue Saint-Jean. Within blocks of the bus depot, we came across Hobbit Bistro, a...More

1  Thank Randall W
Reviewed 17 July 2016

it lacked, on my meal. My companion had a superior experience. I had filet mignon and the waiter mixed up my meal with another diners who wanted a medium well done steak instead of medium rare, I ordered. Either way, meat was tough and flavorless....More

Thank JKK1
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing. I started with the braised buffalo cheeks. Oh my goodness, the flavor was out of this world. For my entree, I chose the kangaroo loin topped with smoked halibut. The loin was juicy and tender. The fish was moist and not...More

Thank duren
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The crab risotto had not enough crab and slightly undercooked rice. The flavor was pretty good though. Cocktails could be stronger.

Thank CaptainDanny
Reviewed 14 July 2016

They serve dishes here that are different from the States. For example, they have bison and elk (wapiti). When we arrived, the restaurant was packed and the service was slow, much to the chagrin of our server. But e kept us going with a plate...More

Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I ordered the lamb with Turkish spices, sauce vierge with artichoke hearts, tomatoes and kalamata olives, roasted pepper polenta, yogurt kofte spice ($33), which is very flavorful and cooked to perfection. The staff was able to recommend wines to go with each of our orders...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we came into the city after a wet camping weekend. the waiters are fabulous at dealing with people in a friendly way and serving patrons. one could go just for the service and not eat a thing. but do eat. the food arrives lovingly presented...More

Thank Ms Sandra J V
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews of this bistro my daughter & I paid a visit despite not having a reservation the friendly hostess found us a lovely window table and the food and the service was excellent. This is a small gem and well worth a visit

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went to The Hobbit for breakfast and it was so good the first time that we went back the next morning. The first time the place was bustling and we took the lineup as a good sign. The breakfast menu was fairly extensive and...More

Thank OttawaBri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Rue St-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-647-2677
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