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Cafe Le Hobbit

700 Rue St-Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P9, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
(418) 647-2677
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Ranked #52 of 1,130 restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Like the place close to our hotel. Good service and food. Liked the special deserts. Will be back again if would stay in the same area.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Been to Quebec City a few times, and went for a weekend getaway in April. Were actually quite excited to try Le Hobbit based on reviews, and frankly came away feeling we would never return. It's not that it was bad, but it was decidedly unfriendly, and the food certainly didn't make up for it. We are anglophones, but speak... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were a group of 8 and were totally okay with being split into two tables (hungry bunch). The staff were great at putting us as close together as possible.. and eventually even just pushed the two groups into one (the waiter received quite the applause). We were there after lunch hour and were happy that they had breakfast until... More

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Northfield, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I ordered a Salmon burger, and my friend ordered a tofu-spinach vegetarian burger. We both enjoyed our food. Food was good. I also like the jazz music played in the restaurant. It was a nice atmosphere. Waiters were attentive too.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The walk from the center of the upper city to the Hobbit will take you into one of Quebec's more interesting neighborhoods. This is a major shopping area filled with mostly independent local shops. Very charming and very interesting. The Hobbit is a well appointed medium sized restaurant with very good, simple food. It is casual and comfortable and we... More

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Bayside, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great food and service. The only thing that kept me from giving it a 5 was that the outdoor seating area was small and hard to move around in. Their rack of lamb served with mashed potatoes and marinated vegetables was awesome with a sweet sauce. The chocolate dessert may be the best dessert ever. This is a place where... More

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Bar Harbor
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Have only been here for breakfast, but had a very good meal. Eggs were poached perfectly, whites were fluffy and yolks were runny. Flavorful and smooth bernaise sauce, tender fried potatoes and fresh fruit on the side.

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Moncton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

i hate a "cuisse de canard confit" the meat was very good, cooked in the right way but i can't see steamed vegs for side, please you can do better.lot of problems with wine too they don't keep in the right way, after tasting two different bad bottles i choose a beer, a biére blanche,very good.excellent and very friendy service

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Lexington, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The first time we stopped here was a weeknight during the Christmas holidays. When we asked for a table, we were rather summarily told that they were full and would not be able to seat us no matter how long we waited. Not sure why, but I went ahead and made reservations for the following night. I'm glad we did,... More

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wabush labrador
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I heard about this cafe from both a friend who works in Quebec City, and another who visits and likes to eat here. On a recent visit I couldn't wait to try this out. First impression was friendly welcome, and a nice relaxed atmosphere.It was lunch and the tomatoe , red pepper soup was perfect for a cold winter day.... More

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