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le Barbacoa

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$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Fast food, Barbecue, Canadian, American
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5994, rue Saint-Laurent, Levis, Quebec G6V 3P4, Canada
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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689 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I went to their both locations one on place Laurier as well. Delicious and very interesting enough spicy and seasoned. Lovely service as well. Poutine was fabulous and meat on sliders tender and good.

Thank fabioinmontreal
Brantford, Canada
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Visit here because this restaurant is the closest place from Ferry terminal. Ordered Chicken(good), ribs(ok), chilli poutine(ok), mini burger with pork(not bad). Overall not bad.

Thank happygmb
Waterloo, ON
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

It was overpriced and the portion size was horribly small. There's no way our pulled pork and pulled beef sandwiches should've been the price they were for the size they were. I don't know where these restaurants in Quebec are buying their mini buns. In Ontario we call those tiny buns sliders. Disappointing. The food was nothing special with exception... More 

Thank formosaman67
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We saw this place by the ferry terminal to Quebec City. Fantastic barbecue, nice ribs, pork sandwiches. They don't usually put the sauce on as the meat cooks, probably because the dry rub is super tasty. Choice of four sauces, all great! Ribs super tender, beans were delicious, service great. If you like BBQ houses like Memphis Blues (Western Canadian... More 

Thank Mike M
Sanford, NC
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301 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We seldom eat at places that serve food we can get back home...but on this particular evening we had limited options and le Barbacoa seemed like our best chance for a good meal. What we found was a restaurant where the folk fixing the food probably had never eaten real BBQ...but the owner of the establishment had provided the meats...most... More 

Thank NCPirate
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Barbacoa is in old Lévis, just by the ferry terminal to Québec City. Seems like an odd place for a BBQ restaurant but they make it work. You order at the front, and even though I don't speak too much French, the staff was very accommodating. I ordered a half-rack of ribs, while my wife got poutine and my son... More 

Thank Ryan W
henderson, Nv
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185 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is located right across from the Ferry. We ordered our sandwiches to go and took them back to the room and warmed them up on the Micro. Decent sized servings and very tasty

Thank jephm
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Not wanting to hit another Scores dinner in Lévis, Quebec​ tonight we did some pre-research on TripAdvisor​ before arriving . . . while several places came up as "recommended", they all seemed a bit more "formal" than what we wanted so hubbs continued the research after we checked in and decided on Barbacoa​. . . since we're always up for... More 

Thank RoxxLarry B
Gatineau, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Memphis recipe ribs. I shared a a full rack of rib with my wife. Good ribs and good price. Easy access from the ferry.

Thank Bernard4Sail
Newcastle, Canada
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159 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

In past trips down east we've many times stopped overnight in Quebec City but this time we decided traveling with the dog to exit Hwy 20 and stop at Levis for lunch before taking the slower scenic 132 on to Riviere-du-Loup. I found Le Barbacoa had a patio using Google street view so we took a chance and drove down... More 

Thank Are J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Southwestern, Fast food, Barbecue, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5994, rue Saint-Laurent, Levis, Quebec G6V 3P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Chaudiere-Appalaches  >  Levis
  • Phone Number: 418-603-3339
really good pull pork.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?