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Chez Edgar

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French, Coffee Shop
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60 rue Begin, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
819-205-1110
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Less is definitely more at Chez Edgar

This tiny little place situated in a residential area of Gatineau is a little gem. First off, if you want to have a brunch there, you need to get there early in order to get a seat; a lineup will quickly form before it even opens and they don't take any reservations. Their menue consists of 3 to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Bachibousouco
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Ottawa, Canada
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67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This tiny little place situated in a residential area of Gatineau is a little gem. First off, if you want to have a brunch there, you need to get there early in order to get a seat; a lineup will quickly form before it even opens and they don't take any reservations. Their menue consists of 3 to 4 dishes... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Chez Edgar is one of my favourite places in the Ottawa area for brunch. I've been there numerous times and I have to say I am never disappointed! The Dutch Baby is a classic on their menu, which consists of a puff pastry with pork belly, old cheddar, apples and maple syrup! Huevos rancheros is also a classic on their... More 

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Ottawa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Weekday lunch starts at ten. Three sandwiches and two soups on the menu. Carrot soup was fantastic. Caesar panini disappointing as though nice flavor, the chicken was two large chunks. Dry, tasteless chunks that should have been more bite sized allowing the dressing etc to also.be part of the mouthful. Was hoping the chicken would be somewhat seasoned. The bread... More 

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Toronto
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132 reviews 132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is another one of those places you can't come to Ottawa and not visit. It's like visiting Parliament; you can't not go! Okay, so the place is extremely tiny. And with how busy it can get, the chances of finding a seat is quite slim. We watched from our counter seat a group of friends eat out in the... More 

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Gatineau
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been several time to Edgar with friends and family. The brunch menu is delectable: the dutchy is amazing but very, very rich. If you like opposing (or is complementary) flavours and textures, you will love the maple, cheddar, apple, crispy pancake mix. The huevos rancheros (or similar) is also a winner, with fresh guacamole. Everything is prepared with... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A lovely neighbourhood café serving wonderful food. Always fresh and prepared with imagination. Tiny locale (serves 12 or so inside (and 4-6 more on the summer deck out front). Get their early and beat the take-out crowd as they do line up.

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Gatineau, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

- Very tiny restaurant in Winter, in Summer there is a patio. - You should be early, there is always a long waiting line. - By far, the best brunch in The National Capital Region. - Everything is delicious, but Dutch Baby is my favorite, but Huevos Rancheros is another excellent option! Take a look at this video! http://www.foodnetwork.ca/shows/you-gotta-eat-here/video/season-2/edgar-dr-laffas-dianas-gourmet-pizza/video.html?v=64740931515&p=1&s=da&searchQuery=edgar#you-gotta-eat-here/video/search/edgar

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a refreshing place to have breakfast. They do not offer the usual breakast choices but that is what makes it fun and interesting. The chef is very well know and appreciated - it's very obvious why once you have a meal there. It's just too bad that they don't have more seats as you're not certain to eat there... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Edgar features Marysol Foucault’s best dishes. You’ll find fresh foods in a very small but warm and cozy atmosphere. Drop in for a warm bowl of soup or sloppy joe sandwich in the winter, or fresh salad and veggie juice in the summer. They also have a to-go menu for what’s-for-dinner and frozen dishes for future meals. Can’t forget to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

No reservations, 14 seats and the food is amazing. They open at 10 and there's a waiting list all day. Fully stocked sweet counter.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 rue Begin, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: 819-205-1110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop

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