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Le Grand Cafe

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Downtown Quebec City
Canadian, International, Pub
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690 Grande Allee Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2K5, Canada (Formerly Strada Restaurant)
+1 418-529-6237
11:00 - 23:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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162 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a night where there wasn't a lot of people in the restaurant so I was surprised on how slow the service was here. The person I was dining with also agreed that the service was very slow. Getting around to the food... I had the salmon which was ok, nothing really good or bad about it just... More 

Thank Kwldtrvlr
Granby, Canada
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Causy, very clean place. The filet mignon and blue cheese is to die for. Cocktail are very good too. Creme Brule a bit overcooked but good.

Thank gary4520
Port Moody, Canada
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324 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great location on Grande Allee. Wandered into this warm and friendly restaurant on a blustery night. The decor was pleasant with several gas fireplaces to keep the chill off. Ordered the calamari, a salad and a pizza. Food arrived hot and made to order. The pizza could have had more care in it's presentation and spacing of the peppers. Please... More 

Thank Mellie2013
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a little removed from main tourist areas but well worth a visit. Both my filet & my wife's salmon were perfect.

Thank Gabriel F
Montreal, Canada
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went there for a breakfast sitting outside the terrace. They have a great location on Grande Allee blvd, with a nice terrace to sit under the sun. This is where the fun ends... The service was simply terrible taking forever to bring juices, water, taking order and serving food. Almost an hour before getting food when the restaurant was... More 

Thank fauberte
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a sunny lazy late breakfast of Croissants with jam and fresh fruits and pancakes w Creme Anglaise. Would highly recommend the experience.

Thank Fredrik H
Toronto, Canada
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Bad food happens! But what does not normally happen is somebody asking for a very well done steak, and not only that is apparently interpreted by the cook as “one-side-charred” steak, but also whoever prepares the plate puts the burnt side of the steak down on the plate, in what looks like an attempt that the customer does not notice... More 

1 Thank isis080
Quebec, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I went there with my boyfriend on a hot Saturday night. We were on the terrace and it was very nice, loved the lanterns we had on our tables when it got darker outside. We had the camembert as a first course and it was simply delicious. I had the salmon and my boyfriend had the baby back ribs and... More 

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Newton, New Jersey
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, although restaurant was not crowded. Calamari was average, marinara sauce was below average-as if it came from a jar. Wine was $8.50 per glass, probably held only 4-5 ounces per wine glass. Pizza was below average. On a positive note, poele crevettes pam (shrimp with grapefruit glaze and veggies/rice) was delicious. Overall, disappointed.

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Barrington, Illinois
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped in here yesterday because they had French Onion Soup on the menu. It was not at all busy and the hostess was delightful. The soup was absolutely wonderful! I wanted the experience of having the soup in Quebec.. I am from Chicago.. and I wasn't disappoinrted. Great people watching! I was not in any hurry so I didn't mind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 36
Canadian, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 Grande Allee Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2K5, Canada (Formerly Strada Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-529-6237
Restaurant Le Grand Cafe is located in the heart of the gastronomic, cultural and social life of Quebec city. Grande-Allée, with its many restaurants and night life, is known as “Les Champs-Élysées” of Quebec city.Our culinary team has created an eclectic and varied menu : delicious pizzas, flavorful pastas, refreshing salads, creative meat dishes, gourmet seafood and fondues.Savor the friendly relaxed atmosphere in the cozy restaurant or under the umbrella of the most popular terrace in town with its magnificent view of the Parliament buildings, the 19th century Drill Hall and the surrounding parks and gardens.

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