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Restaurant L'Intimiste

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35 Av Begin, Levis, Quebec G6V 4B8, Canada (Cote du passage)
Bus stop in front of the restaurant.
(418) 838-2711
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Quaintly situated in the heart of Old Levis, l'Intimiste is a sure-fire...
Quaintly situated in the heart of Old Levis, l'Intimiste is a sure-fire gourmet stop for anyone visiting the South shore. As suggested by its name, this reputable restaurant offers refined cuisine and service in a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The well-balanced menu is composed of game, fish, and sea food. On the second floor, a private room outfitted with multimedia equipment is ideal for any successful business lunch. The lounge side attracts a mainstream clientele in search of a contemporary menu or for a place for a drink amongst friends. With its stone walls and warm decor, the lounge offers a perfectly relaxed atmosphere. Greatly appreciated by many, l'Intimiste has become an essential establishment in Levis. Whether you are looking for an excellent lunch or an unforgettable supper, you will fall in love with l'Intimiste, and all at a reasonable price.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The spot on the south shore of Quebec city. As well as the best view of Quebec city.

Local favorite. Best sweetbread plate ever. Nice euro style resto. Owner always there and very attentive to guest. Private wine importer so new wine not found elsewhere...Every plate have been perfect since I started my culinary experience with them

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
mario d
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Levis, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Levis, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Local favorite. Best sweetbread plate ever. Nice euro style resto. Owner always there and very attentive to guest. Private wine importer so new wine not found elsewhere...Every plate have been perfect since I started my culinary experience with them

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant is considered by the locals as the best restaurant in town. I agree with them. Very nice ambiance, excellent service, and great food. Can be a bit pricy for dinner, but worth it if you feel like having an exçellent one. At lunch, prices are very correct. I do recommend it.

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Levis, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Last october I made a special reservation to celebrate with my sweet wife. We had special menu and had lot enjoy! I recommand this restaurant! It's frendly service and great satisfaction. Inno

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Dinner menu is just the right size, not too large, not too small and reflective of the province with pasta, fish, meat and game options. I had pan fried halibut with a curry coconut sauce and risotto. This was one of the best meals I have ever experienced. They offered a white wine, by the glass, that complimented the fish... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

TIP: make sure you have a reservation, its a very busy place! Food was well flavored with bold combinations that enhanced the overall food taste, friendly service. Their menu has a great variety of foods from past, to oriental, from fish to steak.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We ate here for dinner on a Friday night. My daughter had an excellent salmon tartare and my husband had a delicious cold salmon and rice salad. I had the Tao chicken which was just okay. In terms of atmosphere it is a formal restaurant with a patio. The staff did their job but no friendly bantering - perhaps because... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

If your staying in Quebec City, grab the walk on ferry to cross the St.Laurent. The quality of the food and the superb service staff will have you returning. Seafood was superb, the proteins were expertly prepared. You will not want to miss this gem in Levi Quebec!

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is a delight. Amazing diverse menu with fantastic food. Nice wine list and great ambiance. Like a chic bistro in a small town. So happy we found it! Also, wait in line across the street for the fabulous ice cream at the chocolate shop. You will not be disappointed by trying this restaurant. Great outdoor patio but inside... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The atmosphere was good, the food was good, the service was good but found it a bit overprice. A vegetarian option was lacking on the menu chart.

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Dresden, Maine
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a good restaurant for two out of three in our party. Reason being, there were virtually no vegetarian options on the menu. That member of the party had a tossed salad. Otherwise it is a very meat oriented menu. The other two members of the group had chicken and fish dishes which they found quite good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Av Begin, Levis, Quebec G6V 4B8, Canada
    (Cote du passage)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Levis
  • Phone Number: (418) 838-2711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance

Description

Quaintly situated in the heart of Old Levis, l'Intimiste is a sure-fire gourmet stop for anyone visiting the South shore. As suggested by its name, this reputable restaurant offers refined cuisine and service in a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The well-balanced menu is composed of game, fish, and sea food. On the second floor, a private room outfitted with multimedia equipment is ideal for any successful business lunch. The lounge side attracts a mainstream clientele in search of a contemporary menu or for a place for a drink amongst friends. With its stone walls and warm decor, the lounge offers a perfectly relaxed atmosphere. Greatly appreciated by many, l'Intimiste has become an essential establishment in Levis. Whether you are looking for an excellent lunch or an unforgettable supper, you will fall in love with l'Intimiste, and all at a reasonable price.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?