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Charbon Steakhouse

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Quebec City
Steakhouse, Canadian
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450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada (Boul Jean Lessage)
+1 418-522-0133
11:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:30
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for two - got there and had to wave for them to get us seated and greeted ! They sold us their best wine to come back and say they don't have it ! We asked for a green salad because we don't like blue cheese and NO MUSHROOMS in my food since IM ALLERGIC to mushrooms...... More 

Thank Goli G
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Returned to Charbon after 3 years and found it just as we remembered: awesome steaks, great service and classy atmosphere. It's in an historic train station and filled with energy. They check your coat. Really full menu and everything cooked to perfection. Highly recommended. I call it memorable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner in New Year's Eve and was seated immediately. The service was fantastic. The ambience was nice and we had the best dessert ever!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came for the dry-aged steak they were famous for. Staff were excellent and the service was great. Coat check and right off the road. Cocktails and wine list was great. There were plenty of options on the menu and sauces and sides to go with the entrée. Steaks weren't bad but nothing to write home about. I had the 14oz... More 

Thank RhysusMonkie
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was supposed to be a special night but it was awful, we were a party of four to celebrate my wife's birthday. I would have normally done my nut and complained but didn't want to spoil the night anymore. With a steak you get ONE vegetable (choose wisely ) and a choice of chips or a whole baked potato.... More 

Thank Wobblers
Greensboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the bar with friends and although the service was fine the food is just not good. The absolute worst NY Strip I've eaten and the baked potato was cold, small and not well presented. Good place to grab a drink and maybe an appetizer but a sad attempt at a premier steak house.

Thank NCskierGSO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Pre-meal started with a pickle, yes a delicious pickle. Warm bread and butter and a very delicious slaw with a vinegar dressing. Seared scallops and mushrooms for DH; caramelized onion soup for me, to start. Ribeye steak with garlic mashed potatoes and cauliflower, for him; Boston cut steak with baked potato, loaded, and cauliflower for me. Steak were perfectly cooked... More 

Thank Neckole S
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Excellent service. This is the first thing you notice in this beautiful restaurant. Very good atmosphere. Nice and tasty food.

Thank AngelosX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were advised by a the gentleman at the front desk to visit this restaurant as the had live jazz music. It wasn't a disappointment, service was great and so was the food. The servers were just amazing ladies and very friendly. So happy we took the opportunity to visit such a wonderful establishment, we will definitely revisit in the... More 

Thank Nicole W
Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Two of us ordered the steak and asked for sauce on the side but when the meal came, the steaks were covered in sauce. As the sauce didn't taste good, they took back my steak and just put it on the grill, which meant it was overcooked. Sides were not very good either, baked potato was dry and mashed potatoes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 99
Steakhouse, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
    (Boul Jean Lessage)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-522-0133
Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la qualité et la fraîcheur de ses produits font de l’établissement un incontournable de la Vieille Capitale, dans une ambiance unique en ce lieu historique qu’est la Gare du Palais. Sa cuisine incandescente en est une digne de la plus pure tradition des vrais «steakhouse» : cuisson sur charbon de bois, bœuf canadien de l’Ouest de qualité AAA «Sterling Silver» et procédé de vieillissement à sec d’un minimum de 30 jours de certaines coupes.

Le Charbon is the authentic steakhouse in Quebec City. From the first day, the quality and freshness of its products have made it an inescapable establishment in the Old Capital, in the unique ambiance of the historic site of the Old Train Station. The Charbon’s cuisine is worthy of the most renowned steakhouse in the world: maple-charcoal-grilled cooking, AAA «Sterling Silver» Western Canadian beef, minimum 30-day aging process as well as dry aging of certain cuts.

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