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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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299 Rue Lafontaine, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3A9, Canada
+1 418-867-4517
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 01:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Mont Tremblant, Canada
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of choices...... lots of TV... The service is very good and friendly. Music a little loud, so not much for a romantic diner.... But food is very good and plentiful. No mistake in stopping here. We had the mussles - very good and the fries are amazing !

Thank Tester038
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant earlier this evening. I loved sitting by the window and looking outside this quaint little town. The waitress was super bubbly and provided a good service. The carrot soup was super salty! Still good though. The pizza was delicious. I'm giving this place a 4 because my boss and I waited around the cash machine for... More 

Thank Kristie v
Mississauga, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's an ok restaurant for dinner and drinks.. The salad was fresh and delicious. The desert, creme brulee was cold custard with hot hard caramel.. ..avoid the desert..

Thank Irma L
Dorval, Canada
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very good burgers...and the hockey game was on Can't ask for more... Very nice staff All round A+ restaurant

Thank Corbeau140767
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

good place for good food and drinks! the vibe and music were perfect! super friendly service and our dishes were hot and delicious!

Thank Mollay G
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome selection of burgers!! Good value, with lots of food for your money. We had an appetizer sampler and everything was super tasty. Pub food, familiar but well executed!

Thank stephaleph
Trois-Pistoles, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A fancy dinner out? Go to L'Estaminet. A nice and warm place where cooking is made to make you happy inside. Well situated on Lafontaine street, the restaurant offers grilled meat and great dishes. The ambiance can be nice for a couple's night out, a small group or a birthday dinner.

Thank Françoise B
Burlington, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on our way fromNova Scotia to Ontario. I had pizza with a side salad. Generally I don't count on the side salad. This one was an exceptional arugula salad. The pizza was goat cheese, pine nuts, nice kalamata olives etc and was delicious. DO NOT order an appetizer as the meal portions are generous.

Thank mlrlaj
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Soups were tasty but warm not hot. Chicken apple pesto sandwich with garden (arugula) salad was good. The new Asian salad was not what we had expected. The veggies were stir fried and placed on arugula. The best thing was the server who was very pleasant and the beer.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fredericton, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I love going there for brunch, lunch, dinner or for an evening drink. The menu is great and the service very friendly. The plate are large and very filling. They also have terrace in the summer and have special events regularly. I strongly recommend this place if you are in the area.

Thank Alessa_Corsilli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Rue Lafontaine, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Riviere du Loup
  • Phone Number: +1 418-867-4517

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