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299 Rue Lafontaine, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3A9, Canada
(418) 867-4517
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food, friendly atmosphere.

Visited on a Sunday evening. Had been planning this trip for months and had planned a return visit to L'Estaminet. Restaurant was very busy but we were seated right away on the terrace. Perused the menu and lengthy beer list. My wife & I decided on a Quebec microbrewery ale. Very good. We had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Reejhik
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Mississauga
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Mississauga
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Visited on a Sunday evening. Had been planning this trip for months and had planned a return visit to L'Estaminet. Restaurant was very busy but we were seated right away on the terrace. Perused the menu and lengthy beer list. My wife & I decided on a Quebec microbrewery ale. Very good. We had out heart set on moules &... More 

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Drummondville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great food in a very contemporary atmosphere! People are very friendly. Very central location. With friends or family, everyone will find something on the menu.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Going back in mtl from Sainte flavie we stopped there for breakfast. Good location with terrase, amazing breakfast with fresh fruits and very clean! Great prices also.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Ate here twice for breakfast. Exceptional food. Lots of fresh fruit. Excellent coffee. Good portions and totally reasonable prices.

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Levis, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good variety in the breakfast menu everything was good but nothing special. We came early so we didn't have a problem getting seated even though it was Father's Day. Coffee was hot but again not special. We would come back if we are in Rivière du Loup but might not plan a trip to come back here

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Edmundston, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

They have good seafood. I enjoy their salads and large soups. They do burgers and sandwiches well. In the summer you can sit outside on a terrase.

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Canada
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

on sundays? The place is packed..... They seem to be the most popular restaurant at RDL. Nice atmosphere, but the waiters are disorganised, they took quite a while to fill our order, then another 15mins to bring the bill. They all seemed busy cleaning, or arranging utensils. Constant clanging of utensils!

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Caledonia, Canada
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Coming back from Nova Scotia we decided to stay in Riviere du Loup as a half way stop. Our hotel had a list of local restaurants. This one looked the best and it did not disappoint. Nice atmosphere and great food. Our waitress Virginie was very pleasant and very helpful with our lack of french speaking abilities. Because of her... More 

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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went there before we leave Rivière du Loup after a short trip in the region. Had an excellent burger. The only negative side was that there was way to many appealing choices on the menu. Choice of local brewery beers made this last supper even better. Nice, clean, upbeat place would return if I have the chance.

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Laval, Canada
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nice and good restaurant for this calm city. Good portion plates. Tried breakfast as well as lunch and they are both good. Good service. Smiling employees. Ok prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 299 Rue Lafontaine, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Riviere du Loup
  • Phone Number: (418) 867-4517
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?