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Charbon Steakhouse

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Downtown Quebec City
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450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada (Boul Jean Lessage)
418-522-0133
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la...
Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la qualité et la fraîcheur de ses produits font de l’établissement un incontournable de la Vieille Capitale, dans une ambiance unique en ce lieu historique qu’est la Gare du Palais. Sa cuisine incandescente en est une digne de la plus pure tradition des vrais «steakhouse» : cuisson sur charbon de bois, bœuf canadien de l’Ouest de qualité AAA «Sterling Silver» et procédé de vieillissement à sec d’un minimum de 30 jours de certaines coupes. Le Charbon is the authentic steakhouse in Quebec City. From the first day, the quality and freshness of its products have made it an inescapable establishment in the Old Capital, in the unique ambiance of the historic site of the Old Train Station. The Charbon’s cuisine is worthy of the most renowned steakhouse in the world: maple-charcoal-grilled cooking, AAA «Sterling Silver» Western Canadian beef, minimum 30-day aging process as well as dry aging of certain cuts.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Surprising fine cuisine adjacent to busy rail station

Wonderful menu of local game delicacies. A bit pricey but presentation and professionalism warranted the cost.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not a great experience. All of our food was over cooked. My husband sent his back and they did replace it. Overall I think there are better places for streak and seafood in Quebec City.

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We made a reservation for here at 7:00 and we were greeted by a very friendly hostess. Out entire visit was a pleasure! To begin with, we were sat and greeted soon after by our server. We ordered a round of drinks and a bottle of wine. After our drinks the server brought by a basket of bread, a plate... More 

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Mississauga
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was quite possibly the worst steakhouse I've ever been to. In Toronto, we go to Hy's, Ruth Chris, La Castile, all far superior to this poor excuse of a steakhouse. We were there at 9pm on a Saturday night, it took 45 minutes to see our drinks and appetizer. It was 1.5hrs until we saw our meal. The 45-day... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We made the initial mistake of listening to the hype and not reality -- the locals. But when hype proved to be just that, the locals all recommended Charbon. The service was great, the food delicious and plentiful, and the ambience refreshing. The Table de Hote was perfect with an appetizer, entree, and dessert with coffee and/or tea. A wonderful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wonderful menu of local game delicacies. A bit pricey but presentation and professionalism warranted the cost.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I ordered the 6 oz filet mignon (tenderloin) with brandy and black pepper sauce (which was very good but the steak hardly needed it). The baked potato was completely plain and slightly warmer than room temperature. The broccoli was the same though cooked perfectly. The grilled or baked tomato was good but neither me nor my husband ate much of... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Sat out on the courtyard. Tried to order in French, our kind waiter was patient with us and assisted with gentle corrections. Bread was delivered to the table. Had the BEST tenderloin kebabs. The meat melted in my mouth. It came with coconut rice and grilled zucchini. Enjoyed a demi-liter of wine with dinner. A little pricey, but worth it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Was recommended by our tour guide as the best steakhouse in Quebec City and didn't disappoint. Set in the railway station it sells top quality produce cooked perfectly and has a decent wine list to accompany the food. The little touches like the free colslaw and pickles are what makes the difference to what was a good meal

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Montreal, QC
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The best thing: décor & location. Beautiful restaurant. Bathrooms far, and not good for those who have difficulty with stairs. The worst thing: service. Young pretty vacuous slow. You say you are pret a commander, ie, ready to order, and then they launch on a 2-minute speech about their steaks. You order wine, and because it is your parents you... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Went to this restaurant because hubby wanted a good old steak.. Since I was not that hungry I ordered a chicken Caesar salad which too my surprise was basically a whole head of romaine lettuce cut in half with chicken pieces on it. Not impressed that I had to cut the leaves of the lettuce myself for the price I... More 

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Additional Information about Charbon Steakhouse

Address: 450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
Phone Number: 418-522-0133
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 99
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
    (Boul Jean Lessage)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: 418-522-0133

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 99
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

Description

Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la qualité et la fraîcheur de ses produits font de l’établissement un incontournable de la Vieille Capitale, dans une ambiance unique en ce lieu historique qu’est la Gare du Palais. Sa cuisine incandescente en est une digne de la plus pure tradition des vrais «steakhouse» : cuisson sur charbon de bois, bœuf canadien de l’Ouest de qualité AAA «Sterling Silver» et procédé de vieillissement à sec d’un minimum de 30 jours de certaines coupes. Le Charbon is the authentic steakhouse in Quebec City. From the first day, the quality and freshness of its products have made it an inescapable establishment in the Old Capital, in the unique ambiance of the historic site of the Old Train Station. The Charbon’s cuisine is worthy of the most renowned steakhouse in the world: maple-charcoal-grilled cooking, AAA «Sterling Silver» Western Canadian beef, minimum 30-day aging process as well as dry aging of certain cuts.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?