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Le Cercle

228 rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K3A9, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
(418) 948-8648
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Ranked #70 of 1,178 Restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Tapas, Vegetarian, Grill, Organic, Wine Bar, Winery, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
Cross street: Dorchester
Description: Downtown Quebec city, in the newly renewed spirit of the Saint-Roch area, Le Cercle offers a great food, three different gallery spaces and an avant-garde musical experience all rolled-up into one. Trendy youngsters rub shoulders with businessmen from lunch hour until late night to enjoy the festive dishes, tapas and the private imported wines. The concert programming, known beyond borders, shapes day after day Le Cercle's persona where art and music meet the enjoyment of a low priced tab. //// Le restaurant-galerie du Cercle propose une expérience artistique et culinaire incontournable pour vivre l'esprit du renouveau Saint-Roch. Jeunes urbains et gens d'affaires s'y côtoient de l'heure du lunch jusqu'à tard dans la nuit pour y déguster dans une ambiance festive ses plats et ses vins en importation privée. La programmation culturelle du Cercle, reconnue au-delà de nos frontières, façonne jour après jour sa signature où les arts et la musique de l'heure rencontrent le plaisir d'une table à bon prix.  
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Greenwood, South Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

TIP: if you have kids, keep looking, not the place for you. The drinks are very good and so are their prices, its a good place to go before or after dinner and have a drink and a small snack. If you like a "White Russian" I had the best one ever!!

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found this place close to our hotel. The food was great, and it had a very New York lounge feel. A bit too loud and club like for us, but if you go earlier, it's worth trying the food.

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Hamilton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Unique selection of menu items--little larger than tapas portions so you can order 3 dishes to share for a couple. We ordered 4 to share, and was a little more than we could handle. Would definitely return.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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102 reviews 102 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I came here with a group I was traveling with and we had a delightful dinner in a side room where we received excellent attention. Two of us shared a duck special with pate that was very nicely done. Others had the scampi and loved it. Overall great place.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was very hesitant to get a nice meal at a place which is a restaurant and a live band venue. What a mistake that would have been! The food and service were outstanding and unique. We had sweetbreads with a vegetable purée and beef with a foigras purée. Both were well balance flavors, flavorful and heavenly. For dessert we... More

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were in town for a music festival, and needed to find a place to eat something lighter by our next show, (at the Imperial). Le Cercle was essentially next door, and we could tell by the cool art and ambiance that we were in for a treat. Sure enough, the "Picnique" appetizer of cured meats, pickled veggies, and cheeses... More

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a very hip place filled with locals and very few tourists. It has great music and cool decor. The drinks/cocktails are pretty good and the place also has some fancy snacks. We tried the salmon tartare and shared between the two of us. It was really good but maybe not worth the price.

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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The wine was great, and was worth the price but you can get better food for half the price at a pub.

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Vancouver, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not sure what to expect even when we stepped into the restaurant. The server is very friendly and even sat down next to us to explain the menu in English. Very pleased and surprised by how the food were put together. Nice atmosphere if you need modern and enjoy electric music. Liked the bar design even we are not serious... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Cercle got a reputation trought years... unfortunatelly they should try to keep their clients satisfied. The first thing is to be nice with them and I think respect and helpfulnees are not so hard to ask when you do customer service. I do live in Québec, in the quartier Saint-Roch, and I have attempted to eat at the cercle four... More

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