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163, rue Saint-Jacques, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 2K4, Canada
+1 450-346-2417
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Great restaurant

Been here on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the service is second to none. If you are looking for good food and value for your dollar this is the place. Nice terrace in the summer lots of plenty of parking on the street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Patsw7550
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Been here on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the service is second to none. If you are looking for good food and value for your dollar this is the place. Nice terrace in the summer lots of plenty of parking on the street.

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Burlington, Vermont
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First time at this restaurant, we went based on Trip Advisor reviews. It is a bit out of the way in St. Jean but not hard to get to. They have indoor and outdoor seating with no real view but pleasant on a nice summer evening. The service was good and friendly. The food choices run the gamut of French... More 

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I were staying in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on our trip to Montreal and were looking for a good French restaurant in the area for dinner. L'Imprevu came highly recommended and we both agree the experience was better than we could have imagined. From the moment we walked in we felt comfortable. The staff went out of their way to... More 

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Montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu! You just can't go wrong, everything is good and fresh!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I had no idea there was such a great restaurant in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Everything I had was amazing! The "feuilleté de roquefort" was simply to die for. The filet mignon was cooked exactly as I had ordered it and the vegetables on the side were cooked to perfection. And the desert ? Absolutely exquisite. Great value. Great service. This meal was... More 

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Woodview
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Party of 6 for graduation. Called last minute, got a great table and the waitress(Carol) was the best 4 of us had the price fixe menu and the other 2 ordered off the menu. It was fantastic. The Cote Du Rhone wine was great, service excellent and food.......YUMMY...... Give it a 10........

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I have been eating here for the last year when ever I was in town for business. The food is consistently original and flavorful. The staff are lovely and helpful. Their week day price fixed menu has fantastic choices at a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The server mentioned to us that the L'Imprevu has been open under the same owner/chef for over 25 years. The fine quality of the food, presentation, service and decor after more than two decades is truly a marvel. The Table d'hote was great value for price given the quality of the ingredients.

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Sainte-Julie
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This place is simply the best french restaurant in St-Jean. I have been there a few time for lunch and everytime i was very pleased. The service is great. The staff is sympatic, not snob at all and really likes their jobs. Everytime i eat there i always tasted "never tatsed before" flavors. It is always a joyride for my... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I took a group of business colleagues to this restaurant. We were greeted by a very nice lady who fussed over us until we were settled and made sure we had everything we needed (english menus etc). The selection of food and wines was superb and it was a hard choice to make. We ended up sharing a selection of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 163, rue Saint-Jacques, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 2K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • Phone Number: +1 450-346-2417

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 96
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?