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Cantine Chez Paul Enr

283 rue Principale O, Magog, Quebec J1X 2A8, Canada
(819) 843-4000
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Ranked #27 of 95 Restaurants in Magog
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Orangeville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My 12 yr old son and I stopped in at Chez Paul for a hamburger and Poutine. The poutine was some of the best we've had with LOTS of cheese. The staff was also friendly and kind as we struggled with practicing our limited french language skills. Once back home in Ontario, I realized we had left something behind and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It is a small "hole in the wall" that you can easily pass on your way to a restaurant with more curb appeal; however, for a small diner, food is affordable and very good. I was born in Magog and I used to go to their take-out counter when I was in high school, more than 40 years ago. I... More

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Magog, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

For being in Magog for 1 year, we tryed manny restaurants. Cantine Paul remain our favorite. We often pick up after a long day, for a quick and good snak. The service is impecable, the plates (no matter what you order) are verry generous, and the food excellent, try their smook meat... Wow. This is not a "snobish" restaurant with... More

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We went for a noon leisurely walk on Principale Street in Magog. We could smell this restaurant for blocks. There was no resisting giving this place a try. If you’re looking for a greasy-spoon, this is it – 6 small tables and one long counter. Enough “Journal de Montréal” stacked for everyone. Staff are smiling and friendly. The hamburger and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I was in the area with friends and craved poutine, and we headed to Paul's based on tripadvisor reviews. No one should expect a healthy lunch when they want to eat poutine - and this was not - but it was delicious. Restaurant was very clean, and staff friendly, so a worthwhile stop.

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Magog, Canada
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455 reviews 455 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Sure this place has good ratings but do not expect much, just another greasy spoon. Food is ok. Fries are sometimes bad if they have not changed their oil in a while. No Coke there, only Pepsi, if you care. I like their poutine.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Local fast food cuisine, a notch above other fast foods- delicious fries and sauce, and also poutine

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Orford, QC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Need the very simple HotDog or Burgers or the fine Smoke Meat. You"ll get it. You may also ask for a steak also! This is not an intimate restaurant nor shall it be considered a night out :). But for what it does, it does it right. And the owner is a great guy, he will make it the way... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

I just don't get it! We planned a nice 4 day getaway in Magog, and as we wanted a thoroughly relaxing, worry free long weekend, we did extensive research on everything from where to stay, eat, shop and which spa to spend time at (there are several choices!) We wanted no unpleasant surprises, or wasted time on "what, when or... More

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Winchester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

I visited on recommendations found here - and I wasn't disappointed. Best poutine certainly! However, the service was friendly - the best I've encountered locally. Like everyone on TripAdvisor says about this place - the looks from the outside are questionable but once inside, it's a great experience.

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