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Resto Gare

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Central St. Boniface
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630 des Meurons, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 2P9, Canada
+1 204-237-7072
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Classic French Bistro in 1913 historic St Boniface Train Station. Owned by...
Classic French Bistro in 1913 historic St Boniface Train Station. Owned by the same family since 1983. Service available in French or English.
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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love the train car

The train car dining added so much to the romantic atmosphere of our evening and made us feel as if we were on a real adventure. The food is very well prepared and very tasty...lots of different items to choose from as well. Would definitely return again as there is always something new to try on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
K9lovers07
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Winnipeg
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I have enjoyed the tourtiere in the past. This time I had the roasted chicken with mashed potatoes. The chicken did not taste fresh and the mashed potatoes were not great.The dining room was almost empty. The service was great although it seems odd to leave the desert cart out in the dining room.Too pricey for what I got. Next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My dad and I dropped by for dinner quite early and were lucky to get a table. I had a smoked salmon special for the evening which was seriously one of the best meals I have ever had; the way the fish was smoked was to perfection, paired with an excellent not-sweet Canadian Reisling. Our waiter, Curtis, was over the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Food was very good and service was excellent. We had the beef plate, swordfish dish, ratatouille dish and the salmon and lobster dish. Everyone commented about how much they enjoyed their meal and the flavour. Resteraunt is close to downtown and has a nice atmosphere. One of the rooms is actually an old train car.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went with some friends to celebrate a special event, and everything was lovely as usual. This is definitely one of Winnipeg's finest restaurants. A local French restaurant, there are a few lovely vegetarian options on the menu. The wine and dessert selection is lovely. Nice environment, great value for a fine dining establishment.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

-30 outside but we had a very pleasant evening. All four of us enjoyed everything served. Staff were friendly and efficient.

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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is a very good restaurant, and you will definitely need a reservation on the weekend. The Tourtiere is special, with crunchy pastry and a moist and tasty interior. The homemade soup is really good, but my dining companions swore by the salads as exquisite - they certainly looked good - and the crème brulée was outstanding. The service is... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

we took some friends who had never been to resto gare before. It was a very busy night just before Christmas so the pace was hopping. Nevertheless, our server was knowledgeable, wonderful, and extremely attentive without being intrusive. Short ribs are my downfall-but I am very critical of poorly made ones. Resto Gare's bison short ribs are the best i've... More 

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Steinbach, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Gourmet food at its finest. Can not believe I have never known about this little gem for all the times I have drove by. Service was excellent and server was knowledgeable on menu and provided clear and descriptive explanations to our questions. He was quite friendly and not stuck up like you would expect.

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Winnipeg
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The train car dining added so much to the romantic atmosphere of our evening and made us feel as if we were on a real adventure. The food is very well prepared and very tasty...lots of different items to choose from as well. Would definitely return again as there is always something new to try on the menu. Tres bonne!!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My family and some from out of town went to this restaurant for a lovely meal before Christmas. The atmosphere was lovely and it was quiet, even thought there were tables quite near. The waiter was very vivacious and was clearly knowledgeable on the wine & the menu. He brought other wine's for my daughter to sample as well. Everyone's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 630 des Meurons, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Central St. Boniface
  • Neighborhood: Central St. Boniface
  • Phone Number: +1 204-237-7072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

Description

Classic French Bistro in 1913 historic St Boniface Train Station. Owned by the same family since 1983. Service available in French or English.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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