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Cafe Buade

) #210 of 1,219 Restaurants in Quebec City $$ - $$$ Cafe,
31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
+1 418-692-3909
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (36 reviews)
“cheese pizza” (4 reviews)
“home fries” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the homemade corned beef at this cafe. Good tasty option for all meals as this place has a good selection. Right behind Rue Ste Anne.

Thank Serendipity8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying in Quebec City and looking for an inexpensive places to feed a family of five, we stumbled across this restaurant. My expectations were set very low as it looks like an American diner similar to a Denny's or a Shoney's. We were all...More

Thank Cafly73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Café Buade is easily passed. It looks ordinary, tucked in among shops close to the Rue d Tresor - but please stop in. The restaurant charms you, as you settle in and learn its history and place among the great things that surround it! We...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing we had was the water. My daughter who is not a picky eater had the French onion soup and could not eat it because it was so highly seasoned with Italian herbs. They were out of the first two wines I ordered....More

Thank greenlady2041
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We visited Quebec City on a very cold day. unplanned we walked into this cafe quite late in the afternoon. The service provided to us was excellent and also the details of the cafe and it's history and information on Quebec was extremely interesting by...More

Thank Yolande d
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went here because it is the oldest restaurant in Quebec. Inside looks more like a fifties diner the a twist hundred plus year old establishment. I had Eggs Benedict, it was ok, but nothing special. I would not go back.

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I came in here to try the poutine, and despite the restaurant not being crowded, it took a long time for them to find a single traveler (myself) a seat. In addition to the negligible service and inattentiveness of the server, the poutine was cold....More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We came here only to try the poutine and soup. We were here for well over an hour before we asked for our check. Wasn't sure if they remembered we were there. We left tip that was earned.

Thank hikingchickie
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place is overpriced and horrible. Dennys, IHOP, McDonalds would be a better choice. Lovely location with lots of other options a stones throw away.

Thank lnpealer
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Lovely casual eatery with something on the menu for everyone...including duck poutine. The duck burger was so good...I had to go back again. We sampled the local Belle Gueule beer... try the dark...it's awesome! Good place for families...or not. Lovely servers and great food. Reasonable...More

Thank Sneakycin
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beth f
I will be at your restaurant 27 June, with 30 others. I have celiac, and react violently to gluten. do you have a gluten free option? merci.
10 June 2016|
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Response from jam6768_290 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant directly. I just ate lunch there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
Cafe, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-3909
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