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L'Orygine

$$ - $$$, , Healthy
36 1/2 rue St-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Z6, Canada
+1 418-872-4386
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Healthy
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
36 1/2 rue St-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Z6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We happened on this place by accident looking for a vegetarian/vegan-friendly not-too-touristy place for lunch in the lower old town and were blown away. The lunch menu is simple, four or five options: fish, meat, poultry, vegetarian and vegan, changed 1-2/3 months according to the...More

Thank mtailor
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A gem of a restaurant in Québec city. This place is absolutely fantastic. The food is a work of art and cocktails are delicious as well. I will definitely come back to l’orygine ! Thanks to the whole team for a wonderful night !More

Thank Shayna A
Karen T, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello Shayna A, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are truly happy you enjoyed your evening with us, it is always a pleasure to hear about our customers experience. Your kind words will be passed on to our great...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good restaurant in the lower old town of Quebec. Uncluttered and varied, small menu covering all options. The inspiration of the day was the starter - fish cakes. Mains included white sausage with (light) blue cheese , scallops with some other great options. Extensive...More

Thank Peter H
Karen T, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Peter H, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We always appreciate our customer's feedback and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Our staff at the restaurant does work very hard to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came across l'orygin quite by accident. We were sitting in cafe bar close by hoping to take morning coffee where we weren't made very welcome. We noticed a board outside l'orygin showing photos of the view from their terrace. We spoke with a very...More

Thank Roger A
Karen T, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Roger A, We really appreciate reading your review, your kinds words mean so much to us, as our restaurant opened not too long ago. We are proud to offer only fresh and local products, we are truly happy to know you enjoyed your experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation the prior day for a Friday night (recommended) after discovering the restaurant whilst sightseeing. The whole experience was excellent from making the reservation to the quality of the food, service provided by all the staff, to the location on the terrace. The...More

Thank Welshopinion
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Welshopinion, Thank you so so much for this awesome review! We truly appreciate reading this as we opened our establishment not too long ago. We do take pride in offering only fresh and local products, and a beautiful dining room and outdoor terrace with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great bistro visited by lots of locals (it's always a good sign), friendly service, great ambiance, the terasse is just magnificent!

Thank ALTQuebec
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ALTQuebec, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write us a comment. We are glad you enjoyed your time on our beautiful oudoor terrace. Your message will be passed on to our team! Best regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel concierge and it didn’t disappoint. Nice decor, nice ambience and very good service. Choice of indoor or outdoor seating in an enclosed courtyard. The menu is a little confusing until the waiter explains it. The emphasis seems to...More

Thank Ian F
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ian F, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at our establishment. We are also very happy to know that the waiter explained the menu properly for you to understand. We do indeed offer a wide...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow ! The food was so delicious! We were having a few  cocktails on the deck before our meal, watching the sun set on the St Lawrence river. it was unreal! Outstanding ingredients flavor from la belle province! Ambiance chaleureuse and to me the service was...More

Thank gsandra2018
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear gsandra2018, We would like to thank you taking the time to leave us review. Our terrace is definitely a great highlight of our restaurant, so we are really glad to hear you enjoyed it as well as your evening with us! Your comment on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible dinner! We went purely on recommendations. For a state the most tender bison takaki. And then for the entree, we shared canard & carrots. I absolutely loved it! And the beef. It was sensational!!!More

Thank Lara W
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lara W, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We love receiving our customer's feedback and are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. Your comment will be passed on to the chef. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local bar man and now I love him and the restaurant equally! All six of us said our meals were excellent. From the wine list to the craft cocktails to the service, everything was on point! We found out...More

Thank inacountrynearu
karen t, Propriétaire at L'Orygine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear inacountrynearu, We are so glad you took the time to write us a review. Indeed, our establishment has not been open long, so your positive feedback is much appreciated! Your kind words will be passed on to our staff at the restaurant. We are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 16
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 1/2 rue St-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-872-4386
  • E-mail
Description
Simple cuisine in a natural setting that brings together freshness and authenticity.
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