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Le Patriarche

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Downtown Quebec City
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17 Saint Stanislas, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2G7, Canada (Saint Jean)
418-692-5488
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nestled in the heart of Old Quebec near the Saint-Jean Gate, with its 4...
Nestled in the heart of Old Quebec near the Saint-Jean Gate, with its 4 diamonds,the Patriarche beckons with its intimate setting and the refined decor of a beautiful, circa 1827 stone house. Inside, you'll discover that good things come in threes, as executive chef Stephane Roth shares his creativity with his celebrated "trilogies from the terroir"
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 187
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Superb!

Seafood bisque was out of this world. So good I don't recall what I had for an entrée. We visited in August, 2012

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
Capturemic
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Danbury, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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262 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Danbury, Connecticut
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Seafood bisque was out of this world. So good I don't recall what I had for an entrée. We visited in August, 2012

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Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

For a first time at Le Patriarche, I did not have a lot in mind. I was blasted by the food trilogy and wine pairing! The foie gras was exquisite and the trilogy of Goose a great surprise! Even though the "nouvelle cuisine" portions might have been a bit light for a regular evening, the portions for the "after-holidays" was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a fabulous New Years Eve eve dinner. Our waiter Francis played a large role in making the evening special. The service was top notch, the food was inventive and delicious, and the setting was romantic and lovely. We wanted to bring Francis back to Texas -- with the chef of course. We loved the pace of the service... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My wife and I had Christmas Eve dinner at Le Patriarche. We are both vegetarian and contacted the restaurant upon making our reservation a couple of months in advance to inform them of this fact. They were more than willing to accomodate our diet and we were served an amazing and lovely multi-course meal! The staff were very professional, the... More 

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Enjoyed the walk along the narrow cobblestone streets to get there. Businesses are so well decorated with greenery for the season. This is a small cozy establishment in a very historical part of the city. The service was very good. The meal was tasty, the pairings interesting. By the second last course, the accumulation of rich food was a bit... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we did not know what to expect when we came to dinner. at the end we concluded that this is for sure one of the best restaurant we have ever eaten in. it will be dificullt to put in words the combination of tastes, imagination and creativeness in each course. sublime!.

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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We liked the concept -similar to that of Lameloise Restaurant in Burgundy. Unfortunately our experience of some of the dishes and the wine pairing detracted from our enjoyment. Probably overpriced.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Was my meal here as good as at Restaurant SSS, Chez Boulay, or even Entrecôte Saint-Jean where I also ate? I guess, but at 5-6 times the cost was it as good? By no means. The meal was disappointing at best. The seared foie gras was the only standout. The pigeon course tasted of nothing. Frankly, a hamburger patty would... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a wonderful experience (3 hours) at Le Patriarche. I would like to extend heartfelt thank-yous to the chef and to the staff. First, I want to thank the waitstaff. Unlike some other posters here, we had outstanding service. Given that we were in the wine cellar (and we quite liked our private dining experience), it meant that staff... More 

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Largo, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very nice room, good background music and artful food presentation. You choose between three fixed price five course meals (each going up a bit in price). Two courses of each meal consist of three preparations of the main ingredient We had the low end and the high end, with wine pairings. The Ces deux-là meal was squash soup, partridge, sorbet,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Saint Stanislas, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2G7, Canada
    (Saint Jean)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: 418-692-5488

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Nestled in the heart of Old Quebec near the Saint-Jean Gate, with its 4 diamonds,the Patriarche beckons with its intimate setting and the refined decor of a beautiful, circa 1827 stone house. Inside, you'll discover that good things come in threes, as executive chef Stephane Roth shares his creativity with his celebrated "trilogies from the terroir"
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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