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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
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:30
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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263 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
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 

Thank Nathalie D
Springfield, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Had an enjoyable birthday celebration here. Meal was very good. A bit pricey but worth it for a splurge.

Thank Chris_BF_681
Seattle, Washington, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Came from Old Quebec to dine at a train station. Sounds scary. Had exceptional service. Ordered full rack of ribs and Manhattan steak. A pickle, basket of bread, and side of coleslaw came to our table before we ordered. Steak was perfectly prepared to medium. Ribs had a cinnamon rub that was tasty. Good side salad and loaded baked potato... More 

Thank David B
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked an early dinner at Charbon. Atmosphere very nice and inviting. My husband ordered the veal chop with mushrooms that he loved. I ordered the filet, baked potato and mixed vegetables and a wedge salad. My steak was cooked to temperature, medium rare, but the potato came out luke warm and the vegetables over cooked. Drinks... More 

Thank Susan W
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great selection of steaks, and the staff are well able to explain the menu. However, it is expensive. But it's fun to splurge once in a while. One important tip - the restaurant will validate upto 2.5 hours of parking in the under-ground carpark right beside. This is good, as the open-air carpark immediately in front of the restaurant is... More 

Thank Patrick M
Gatineau, Canada
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and unfortunately it was not up to par. Customer service is not a priority. As we arrived during a small rush, the hostesses were very disorganized and did not know how to deal with the arrivals. Finally after waiting 15 minutes for our table, we were served water and menus. My glass was filled... More 

Thank _catarinabruno22
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this steakhouse, great steaks. We liked the baby carrots and coleslaw. Great atmosphere and comfortable.

Thank Roadtrip40anos

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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