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Cafe de La Gare

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$$ - $$$
Canadian
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100, chemin du Havre, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 2Y9, Canada
+1 418-665-4272
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Toronto Ontario
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We walked here from Manoir Richelieu late one afternoon and had a drink and some pate. We were impressed enough to make a reservation for dinner and returned a couple of hours later. The service was excellent and the menu is varied - something for everyone. I had salmon tartare to start and the duck confit linguine and both were... More 

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Picton, Canada
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189 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The location is wonderful, right on the waterfront. Even after sundown, the lights on the quay make the view interesting. The restaurant is a single large open space (so everyone can enjoy the view) but that makes it a bit noisy and anything but intimate. We had a table near a screened window. The breeze was lovely. Service was fast... More 

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Thank Ian M
Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing terribly wrong about this place, but nothing to write home about either. It's a run-of-the-mill anything that fits on the menu we can prepare type of place. They had beef or salmon tartare, a variety of pasta dishes, a chicken section, a selection of hot sandwiches, etc....I just tend to prefer the places with limited menus that kinda keeps... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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168 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We dicided to give this place a try, even though the menu was very expansive. We found that many other places in town were too pricy with menus that, well frankly, tried too hard to compete with the restaurants at the Fairmont Hotel. Anyhow, the atmosphere and location are great. We ordered the General Tao chicken, the Thai Chicken Salad... More 

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Thank Pat D
Brossard, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Recently visited Café de la Gare and was very pleased with the atmosphere and quality. Great ambiance and the food was very good. Service was professional and very courteous. Use of regional products and specialties was a bonus! Overall a very pleasant experience and good value!

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Thank PFG201206
Los Angeles, California
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207 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stopped here for dinner to escape the high prices at the Fairmont, and we loved our meal. Excellent quality and ample portions. The view at sundown is lovely, and our server was a delight. Highly recommended.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We used TA to search for good places to eat in La Malbaie. We were not disappointed - a great meal, reasonable price, and helpful and friendly staff. I recommend.

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Thank PTomalin
Rhode Island
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We picked this restaurant as it was in walking distance down the hill from the Fairmont Richelieu. We arrived when only the bar was open at the time and were told that the restaurant was fully booked for the evening, but they would fit us in for dinner. They were very accommodating throughout, service and food were excellent. We are... More 

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Thank CarelessWizard
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Service was great. I had the table d'hôte. Appetizer Suisse fondue was good Potage was very tasteful Main course Mussels steamed in a creamy leak sauce and fries were great Dessert looked simple but was delicious. I talked to owner asked if she looks at the reviews. She said no that it's heart breaking to see people give negative reviews... More 

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Thank Diane M
Sherbrooke, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Looked up on the Internet to locate a great place for supper and we didn't miss out on anything, Great place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100, chemin du Havre, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 2Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  La Malbaie
  • Phone Number: +1 418-665-4272

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