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Le Cafe du Clocher Penche

203 St-Joseph E, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
418-640-0597
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Ranked #18 of 1,178 Restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Quebec
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I dined here on a rainy Saturday night. The place was full and lively, and the food was very good (but not extraordinary). Everyone seems to just rave about this place, but it's just not my style. There are only about 7-8 main course choices on the menu. It's very noisy (but then again I guess that's... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place was recommended by the manager of our hotel, the Hotel Royal William. It was absolutely superb as evidenced by this is where the locals really 'dine.' The food was fabulous, well presented, the staff some of the best in the business, you really could not ask for more. We liked it so much, we made a reservation before... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A little off the beaten path with few tourists. Young, local crowd on Saturday night for dinner. Somewhat limited menu but with a modern innovated twist. Fresh ingredients. Good service and reasonable prices. No outdoor seating and limited bar area. Reservations suggested.

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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This charming bistro was off the beaten path, but well worth the effort. It's a charming neighborhood restaurant and our food was exceptionally good. What a wonderful evening. My husband had steak and I had sweetbreads -- both were delicious! Highly recommend!

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Barton, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I am sure this is a good place to eat lunch or dinner, the atmosphere is convivial and European, but I went for brunch and it was PERFECT. Delicious, filling, varied and with killer cafe-au-lait. I wish I had this at home.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Vegetarian plate is superb in terms of construction of multiple foods within a "tower" in a sublime sauce pool. The zucchini emulsion salad is also a delight and unique. The kitchen/chef put unique offerings together in a wondrous way. The country-like physical space is pleasant and the french windows, opened, when weather permits, almost take you outside. Servers are... More

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I loved everything about this restaurant. We asked our concierge to recommend a place that popular with locals, and this was his immediate (and only) suggestion. The dining room has a lovely, light and airy feel to it and we immediately felt comfortable even though we were the only tourists dining at the time. Of course, as we found in... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We went here on a friends recommendation and it did not disappoint! Great friendly service with AMAZING food!! Great prix fixe lunch special.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm giving 5 stars because of how accommodating this restaurant was for vegetarians. This is a classy, rustic yet modern bistro specializing in locally grown produce and locally raised meats. We had gazapacho and a cheese plate for starters, a chard lentil wrap for the entree, and a seasonal raspberry pastry for dessert. Each dish was better than the last!... More

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Stirling, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ordered the cocotte - a whole chicken cooked in the pot, which were told would take around 45 minutes. It actually took an hour. While we were waiting there were a couple of minor hiccups - we had to remind them to send us bread and they forgot to put the wine we'd ordered on ice while we had... More

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