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Lapin Saute

52 Rue Du Petit-Champlain, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H4, Canada
+1 418-692-5325
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Ranked #14 of 1,176 Restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The sign caught our eye as we looked for place for lunch, and while the cafe was full we found a seat on the street in the shade. As expected the Lapin Saute specializes in rabbit, but they do serve other ingredients, and my wife enjoyed a Croque Migneron with frites and salad. I tried the Salade tiède de foies... More

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

4 of us went for an evening meal and it was packed, both indoor and on the terrace. We were, nevertheless promptly seated and looked after by a charming waitress. Everything went well, I had rabbit with two mustards and it was lovely. I would have had the trout gravalax as a starter but they had sold out. The salad... More

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Great rabbit dishes. Fun atmosphere. Friendly staff. Excellent experience. Will definitely go back. French comfort food at its best. Lovely location in Old City?

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Shared a simple lunch here, mainly to soak up some shade in the nice atmosphere. Single plate is a nice size share for mid-day meal if you're not a big eater, or just want to try rabbit for the first time.

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New York, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My companion was on the hunt for exceptional Poutin (fries with gravy and cheese) and this is where we found it. It was a bit over-cheesed, but that was easily remedied after it reached the table. The gravy was delicious, really stood out with bits of rabbit meat and very flavorful. I wouldn't venture here if you're a vegetarian, it's... More

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Bangor, Maine
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Why that place has so many good reviews, I do not know. I think in all my visits to my favorite city so far I have had only two sub par meals. One was at Le Astral, where my friend John, who was bound to a wheel chair, and I had greasy over cooked quail and rabbit that was masqued... More

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Parma
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

After arriving in Québec city (rainy day) and going around we asked for a table, and had to wait 15 minutes outside the restaurant (under the rain). The food was plain...nothing was special, not even the tasting mix with a bit of everything. Search for something else if you want to eat well!!

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Philadephia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Reading so many positive reviews on t/a spurred my interest in trying Le Lapin for lunch. I have eaten rabbit twice before and enjoyed it. My husband had not eaten rabbit previously, but was willing to try it. Located in the heart of the Petit Champlain, the restaurant is quaint, olde world and charmingly decorated and has a terrace for... More

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Prince Albert, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This restaurant was quite busy on the night of our visit. After being informed of a moderate wait, we decided to stay based on the advice of a local couple who told us they were regulars. The wait was shorter than we expected, and was well worthwhile. The server was very helpful and pleasant. Food quality was excellent, and our... More

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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I eat here whenever we are in Quebec City. Excellent ambience, especially on the terrace or an outdoor table on the street side, with a street musician, almost always playing, just a few yards away. The food is not only excellent but unique. Beers from the Île d'Orleans micro-brewery are definitely worth tasting. The service is friendly... More

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