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Le Creux du Vent

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1430, rue de l'Academie, Val David, Quebec, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: this is an inn with restaurant in Val-David Quebec along the x-country ski...
this is an inn with restaurant in Val-David Quebec along the x-country ski trails and cycling path (Le P'tit Train du Nord)
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the best meals I've had in recent memory

This was a birthday treat for my husband, who is hard to please because he is an excellent chef in his own right. We started with elk tartar with dried breast of duck and the homemade chestnut spaetzli with veal sauce, pine nuts, dried tomatoes, and bacon. I had the Appalachian terrine of venison... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2014
Bijou7551
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Ottawa, Canada
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

On 9 June we were disappointed to find that the restaurant was closed and had been sold to new owners who appeared to be changing it to serve pizzas.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This was a birthday treat for my husband, who is hard to please because he is an excellent chef in his own right. We started with elk tartar with dried breast of duck and the homemade chestnut spaetzli with veal sauce, pine nuts, dried tomatoes, and bacon. I had the Appalachian terrine of venison with foie gras, figs preserve, homemade... More 

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Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

We visit Val David at least once a year. Le Creux du Vent is one of our favorite stops. The menu is varied and offers three and four course dinners plus a regular menu. The service is professional. The atmosphere is pleasant. The wine menu is more than satisfactory. You will enjoy a relaxing dinner and be well attended.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My family and I rent a house for a week in Val David every summer from a friend. This Auberge, nicely situated beside a quick running stream with rapids has a patio around two thirds of the building to allow for the sights and sounds of this beautiful landscape. Two menus are offered, a three and four course meal.. reasonably... More 

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Indy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had an amazing dinner at ale Creux du Vent. A wonderful appetizer of duck, followed by gazpacho and a wonderful salmon ceviche. The crowning glory was the perfectly prepared filet in the most amazing sauce. The steak just melted it was sooooooo yummy. Top off the evening with a perfectly scrumptious creme caramel. Oh la la

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ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The restaurant offers daily 3 or 4 course menu selections. If you choose one of the daily specials the cost is $10 less than the regular table d'hote. We had the steak and salmon entrees and both were cooked to perfection. The vegetables were local and freshly picked. Wine is offered by the glass, 1/2 litre and by the bottle... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

The loved the setting - we sat on the verandah outside the restaurant overlooking the town and the falls. The menue was pre-fixe with several choices - all wonderful and well-priced. Excellent service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Food, service, atmosphere are always perfect. For the price (about $30/person for a 3 course) imho it is the best place in Val-David. The owners and staff are very friendly making you feel welcome.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Spent 5 days in Val David from August 8 to the 12th at a rented home in the Area. This was not our first visit to the Creux du Vent. This is a true "Auberge", nestled beside a set of river rapids, with various room and meal packages for the B & B Traveller as well as the Gourmet seekers.... More 

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World Citizen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Loved the location and food. Service was really on the slow side - apologies were offered.

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Address: 1430, rue de l'Academie, Val David, Quebec, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Val David
Cuisine: Belgian, European

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 1430, rue de l'Academie, Val David, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Val David

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

Description

this is an inn with restaurant in Val-David Quebec along the x-country ski trails and cycling path (Le P'tit Train du Nord)

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