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Cafe Cambio

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian
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405 rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Quebec G7H 1S8, Canada
+1 418-549-7830
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great place for small groups but mostly coffee with a friend. Lots of students. It's ok to bring a stroller or kid(s)....you won't get evil looks from staff but maybe/typically from the locals. Coffee is best in town. They really try to be hipster and organic....A for effort. Food is decent too.

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Thank Kerkkburk
Quebec, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Coffee's great! Absolutely tey the biscottis. They are soooo good. The personnel also is very kind! A very good place.

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Thank Elias D
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch, coffee and more! I just arrived yesterday in Chicoutimi where I will probably be here for a week. I've already been at Cambio the last two lunches. They roast their own coffee on site! Tea drinkers will also be pleased with their tea menu. This is a very unpretentious coffee/tea BK/lunch place where you could easily... More 

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Thank Andre L
Hubley, Ns
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232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I had dinner here while staying in the Chicoutimi area. Picked this place because of Trip Advisor. It is clearly a student hangout, with lots of people on laptops and drinking coffee. We had a sandwich special, with nachos and salad. Food was great. Service was a bit slow though.

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Thank scotiajim
Tel Aviv, Israel
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Roasting their own coffee, this cafe offers great coffee and breakfast: we had there 3 consecutive breakfast, every time we tried something else, and all were great: eggs Benedict with either Salmon or Spinach (Florentine), accompanied by roasted potatoes, croissant sandwich with Swiss cheese, ham and vegetables, cheese and sausage plate with freshly bakes garlic bread- all were good and... More 

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Thank Glex5000
Gatineau, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good menu and the homemade soup is delicious. Quiet restaurant and café! Local music groups playing downstairs on Saturday nights ! Excellent service. Very affordable

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Thank ez24get123
Moncton, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place has the best coffee in town. It also has a really decent selection for vegetarians (maybe vegans too I think). They source locally and they roast their own beans. Their terrace is lovely in the summer.

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Thank Victoria J
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I loved this place from the moment I saw it. Cheap, good food and drinks, with a younger hippy-ish co-op vibe. They serve fair trade coffee and awesome Inuit teas, and have lots of space to work on a laptop. I was studying and snacking there with a friend when a random client started playing saloon music on the piano.... More 

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Thank Kalin S
Chicoutimi, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The atmosphere is casual....students with their laptops, middle aged people drinking their coffee and eating a bite or a light meal. They roast and brew the best coffee in town and their food is good. Only one problem is that you can't be in a hurry when you go there....

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Thank mimouska
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We sat outside as it was a warm September evening. The service was very slow, we never got the nachos that we ordered. We were told that the dish I ordered would be 10 minutes , hence we ordered the nachos, and waited about 40 minutes for the food. Perhaps they forgot we were outside.the dish which was like a... More 

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Thank Jocelyn D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Quebec G7H 1S8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region  >  Saguenay  >  Chicoutimi
  • Phone Number: +1 418-549-7830

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