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Cafe Bistro du Cap

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Downtown Quebec City
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67, rue du Sault-Au-Matelot, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Y9, Canada
418 692 1326
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service

Bistro Du Cap was a real find. Seared scallops in a smoked paprika sauce, followed by beef cheeks bourguignon, washed down with a nice bottle of Graves, in a welcoming restaurant. The food and service were flawless. Check this out if you are in Quebec

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
AWaddell
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East Kilbride, Scotland
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  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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East Kilbride, Scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Bistro Du Cap was a real find. Seared scallops in a smoked paprika sauce, followed by beef cheeks bourguignon, washed down with a nice bottle of Graves, in a welcoming restaurant. The food and service were flawless. Check this out if you are in Quebec

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Buckhorn, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went there the first night in QC. It was just around the corner from our hotel. It's a small cafe style restaurant with a classic ambiance. The food was superb as was the service.

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Oxfordshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

What a find.We loved the food, the ambience and the delightful owners who cooked and served betwen them.Real home cooking at its best.Only about 8 tables so go early or book.

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Nova Scotia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The trick of eating in Quebec City is to find the balance between the commodity 'steak and frites' tourist traps of the upper old city, on one end, and the expensive (although great) higher end places such as Panache, on the other; or even something more toned-down than the good but industrial, high flow-through Cafe Du Monde. I found it:... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great, fresh food. Place was small but quite intimate and service was great. Waiter was attentive even though she was by herself doing everything.

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Central Saanich, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

When we first arrived, we walked past the restaurant, looked at the menu, and said that this was a possible choice one night. At breakfast, we talked to a couple, one being celiac, that had eaten here and our decision was made. My wife is celiac so she has to be very careful. We in fact ate here two nights... More 

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West Columbia, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at Bistro Du cap on our visit to Quebec City. I had a great lamb shank and my wife truly enjoyed the special fish of the evening. While our food was itself superb, the intimate, friendly atmosphere made this a great dining event. Such nice people that made one feel like a guest in their... More 

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

After a morning of gallery hopping in the old city the rains moved in and we serendipitously found ourselves standing in front of Cafe Bistro du Cap reading the enthusiastic New York Times review that was posted in the window. We went in and were fortunate to be seated at the only open table. The space is tiny but is... More 

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were visiting the beautiful city of Quebec on a cruise. We had to try some local cuisine other than fast food. We hit on Cafe Bistro Du Cap and how fortunate was this. My wife and I enjoyed a most pleasant 2 hours in the restaurant and had a meal to compare with any we have had anywhere. The... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very small room with tables so close it limits personal conversations but food was top rate and overall noise level was not a problem.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67, rue du Sault-Au-Matelot, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: 418 692 1326

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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