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Le Cafe du Clocher Penche

203 St-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
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Ranked #16 of 1,130 restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $50
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
Cross street: Caron
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217 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Quebec City, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I've only ever been here for brunch and each time it's been fabulous. You've never had Eggs Benny like this and their French Toast is a work of art. Despite a very limited menu, each dish is a new twist on an old standard. There are different menus for brunch, lunch and dinner and their menus change every 4 months.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

A lovely place, delicous homemade foodies food, friendly smiling waitresses, no rush attitude, brunch is excellent, large portions!! coffee refills!!! going soon for a valentines dinner!!!, been four times,, the food is excellent!!!reservations necessary!!!

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Montpelier, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

My wife and I have been eating here for years, often with a large group of friends. The resto is always a delight. Terrific waitstaff, delicious food, fun atmosphere. We usually walk down from the Frontenac area through as many back streets we can find. Couldn't disagree more with those who call this a seedy neighborhood. Old Quebec is a... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Very good dinner tonight, with excellent service. Two great apps. One was a piglet wrapped in Savoy cabbage poached in broth. Beautiful. Main was choucroute with two great sausages, smoked loin and flank confit. Highly recommended for the price.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

$180 and "5" bad reasons this place is bad++ 1) mediocre food at best; 2) after a one hour wait to get our main course; 3) and our bottle of wine was fully poured before we got our food; 4) service with an attitude and 5) seedy neighborhood ..... our last meal in Quebec, after a week of marvelous restaurants... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Had a great dinner here on first night in Quebec last night. Staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Menus were available in English and French and our waiter spoke both as well. Food was beautifully presented, the choices were interesting and fresh. Place is fit for a foodie looking for something fun or for the slightly adventurous... More

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Cambridge, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We went with high expectations based on extensive reviews. First it was a rather small bistro, located in a somewhat seedy part of the city. Upon entering, we found the layout crowded, giving a feeling of being cramped and close, even though it was less than half full. The one waiter was knowledgeable about the menu, but must have been... More

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Right people take note and mark this one on your places to go list... Seriously! Le Cafe du Clocher Penche 203 St-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. First of all just so everyone knows, this was my first visit to this wonderful establishment and it was the reception venue for my wedding day to my beautiful Laurie. Therefore it was... More

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Quebec City, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I was part of the large wedding venue as badly reviewed by supermario from September 28th. I could not disagree more with what this person said. First of all, this is by far one of the best restaurants I ever have been to and I've been around. Clearly a top contender in Quebec city, a city which has a ridiculous... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Reservations recommended. We had a reservation for 1:00 and arrived ten minutes early but weren't seated until 1:00 despite seats being open. A little off putting but they did have a large group come in at 2:00 so I suppose they were saving tables for them. This is a very busy local restaurant because the food is fresh and very... More

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