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Restaurant Bistro Le Patriarche

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30 rue Du Quai, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A2Y1, Canada
+1 418-665-9692
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: LE PATRIARCHE vous accueille dans son humble demeure érigée en 1860. Bien...
LE PATRIARCHE vous accueille dans son humble demeure érigée en 1860. Bien campée face au fleuve, cette petite maison transformée en restaurant vous charmera par son cachet hors du commun et son ambiance aux allures d'un passé pas si lointain. Les portraits de l'innombrable descendance du Patriarche qui jonchent les murs vous surveilleront du coin de l'oeil. N'oublions pas les bribes d'histoire par-ci, par-là sur Pointe-au-Pic et son quai. De quoi satisfaire les plus curieux!LA CUISINE, aussi appétissante à la vue que savoureuse, transformera à jamais votre vision de ce qu'est une bonne bouffe: une cuisine épatante proprement dit! Vous trouverez les portions généreuses, mais sans trop. Vous devrez choisir entre de délicieuses viandes mijotées ou fumées, marinées ou confites. Ah! Comment passer à côté des envoûtants fruits de mer, des pâtes ou des plats végétariens?LE SERVICE, assuré par des serveurs au "look" des bistros d'antan vous séduira par sa courtoisie et son dynamisme contagieux. Maintes petites attentions que vous ne retrouverez pas ailleurs vous surprendront à tout coup. C'est à vous de leur dire si vous préférez la petite "pièce du fond", la pièce du poêle à bois ou la terrasse avec sa magnifique vue sur le fleuve.LE CHEF ne pourra rien vous cacher. La petite pièce du fond, qui lui sert de cuisine, laisse doucement s'échapper des arômes qui vous feront saliver de plaisir. Cela est sans compter ses histoires, commentaires, sifflements érudits et fredonnements inédits qui se rendront jusqu'à vos oreilles! Il est à noter que le chef est très "papa gâteau" avec ses clients. À suivre!...
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  • 6
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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
Amazing food, fantastic service

Based on the great reviews, we made reservations a month in advance and went here on our last night in Malbaie. We were not disappointed; the food was the best we had while in town; the service was perfect and the Table de Hote was great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Terzah H
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Based on the great reviews, we made reservations a month in advance and went here on our last night in Malbaie. We were not disappointed; the food was the best we had while in town; the service was perfect and the Table de Hote was great.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food was more expensive than other places reviewed but on the positive only has 10 tables so it is hard to get a booking and is more intimate. It was still a pleasant experience and an enjoyable evening.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I was in La Malbaie a year and a half ago, and in search of a good restaurant, famished after a full day of hiking. I showed up here spontaneously, asking if they had any tables left for the evening (though being realistic and without high expectations, as I didn't place a reservation beforehand, and knew it would be serendipity... More 

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montreal Canada
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to La Malbaie for quite a number of years. We are "Foodies" and do not think twice in paying the price for gastronomical meal experience. When it tastes Heavenly the cost is totally irrelevant. We reserved a table for six. The apetisers were good , although my ceviche was very bland and tasteless. My husband had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was very good and tasty. The waiter was very nice and helpful. Since it was a sunday we had the place all for ourselves but in the busy summer months, friday and saturday are always full, so you need to make a reservation first. We had a table with a view of the river which was appreciated. I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

As this was/is the top rated restaurant in La Malbaie, I saved it for the last night. Perhaps my hopes were too high, but only one dish lived up to the restaurant’s reputation. I received a very warm welcome, the waiter was kind, service very available and there were so many wonderfully described menu items, it was really hard to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Yes, the atmosphere was warm and pleasant. Yes, the service was great. But the bottom line is the quality of the food, and I am afraid this is where they failed the grade. We started with shrimp with maple syrup. Ok but nothing special. The blue crab coquille was, well, I have had better in cafeterias. The vegetables were over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

One of the best dinners we have ever had. Excellent food matched by the friendliest service. We wished we had this place where we lived.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Loved food and service. Must save room for dessert. Nice to eat fish and seafood that was not heavy. Have pouding au chomeur and chocolat fondant. Wonderful service from Simon. Makes the whole experience enjoyable

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Steak with foie gras memorable as so tender it melted in your mouth. Definitely the highlight. Shrimp w maple syrup appetizer, Maple dessert and apple all good.

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Additional Information about Restaurant Bistro Le Patriarche

Address: 30 rue Du Quai, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A2Y1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-665-9692
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  La Malbaie
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 67
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 rue Du Quai, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A2Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  La Malbaie
  • Phone Number: +1 418-665-9692

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 67
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

LE PATRIARCHE vous accueille dans son humble demeure érigée en 1860. Bien campée face au fleuve, cette petite maison transformée en restaurant vous charmera par son cachet hors du commun et son ambiance aux allures d'un passé pas si lointain. Les portraits de l'innombrable descendance du Patriarche qui jonchent les murs vous surveilleront du coin de l'oeil. N'oublions pas les bribes d'histoire par-ci, par-là sur Pointe-au-Pic et son quai. De quoi satisfaire les plus curieux!LA CUISINE, aussi appétissante à la vue que savoureuse, transformera à jamais votre vision de ce qu'est une bonne bouffe: une cuisine épatante proprement dit! Vous trouverez les portions généreuses, mais sans trop. Vous devrez choisir entre de délicieuses viandes mijotées ou fumées, marinées ou confites. Ah! Comment passer à côté des envoûtants fruits de mer, des pâtes ou des plats végétariens?LE SERVICE, assuré par des serveurs au "look" des bistros d'antan vous séduira par sa courtoisie et son dynamisme contagieux. Maintes petites attentions que vous ne retrouverez pas ailleurs vous surprendront à tout coup. C'est à vous de leur dire si vous préférez la petite "pièce du fond", la pièce du poêle à bois ou la terrasse avec sa magnifique vue sur le fleuve.LE CHEF ne pourra rien vous cacher. La petite pièce du fond, qui lui sert de cuisine, laisse doucement s'échapper des arômes qui vous feront saliver de plaisir. Cela est sans compter ses histoires, commentaires, sifflements érudits et fredonnements inédits qui se rendront jusqu'à vos oreilles! Il est à noter que le chef est très "papa gâteau" avec ses clients. À suivre!...
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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