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Cafe de la Grave

969, route 199,, Quebec G4T 9C8, Canada
(418) 937-5765‎
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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92% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Eastern Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Decor is nice. Service was lacklustre and unfriendly. Soup tasted like they just boiled and pureed carrots with no spice. Sandwich was just ok. Was offered only one glass of lukewarm water, no refills, no butter with the dry, tough bread that came with the soup. Basically felt ignored and would not return.

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Thornhill, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The cafe food is good and the service is also very good but what attracts anyone to this special spot is the feeling of bonhomie that exists as soon as you open the door. There is a piano built into the wall for musical evenings and there is always a guitar or two floating around the cafe for regulars to... More

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New Glasgow, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was a very eclectic restaurant, great menu and accommodating service (we were a party of 8) Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and the meal

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We arrived here after the parade to celebrate Acadian day! We enjoyed the sunset and cocktails on the deck with breathtaking beach views until our table was free. Inside was lively and provided talented folks with a piano and string instruments who entertained us! A lovely evening! Also a great location as it is tucked along a string of shops... More

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Skowhegan, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We stopped here twice during our stay on Havre Aubert. Once at lunch time when we just had excellent coffee. The place was busy and the service a little slow but the ambience was terrific so we were happy to sit and enjoy the atmosphere. We decided to return for dinner and were very happy with our experience. Again they... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

it would have been better if th kitchen music was going on i am sure, but we did not get that in low season when we went. Food was ok but not noteworthy. Actually liked the nearby Le Four A Pain better -- bring your own wine-- and found it friendlier.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and ordered 3 small appetizers to share. The mussels with Pied de Vent sauce were delicious. The "Assette de Grave" was a great discovery of the tastes of the iles (lobster pâté, onion jam, fish pâté, smoked sausage). And to compliment, fries with curry mayonnaise. We really enjoyed the accordion player singing old French songs, it... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

A good selection of bistro food locally sourced including many vegetarian dishes. They frequently have musicians performing in the evening to a full house of patrons. Though not for a quiet evening of dining out, this establishment is very animated and serves good valued dishes.

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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Lovely experience. On our first visit we had a Boar Stew that was one of the best restaurant meals I've in years, and also one of the best priced for this quality. Our waiter was dressed in playfully dramatic style: yellow shirt with turned up collar, a custom brocade tie with a double Windsor knot, black vest and white shoes.... More

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Washington State
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Try the mussels with pied de vent (cheese) - sounds questionable but tastes great! Love the atmosphere - singing, music, instruments available so jump right in and sing/play. Locals, tourists love this place.

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