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Resto Gare

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Central St. Boniface
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630 Des Meurons St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2P9, Canada
+1 204-237-7072
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mississauga, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting family in Winnipeg the past 6 years, we stumbled upon this fantastic restaurant located in a beautifully restore train station/car. Our waiter (Matt) was friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and very skilled!! Food was over the top great!!! We had home-made quiche, tourtiere, and beef bourguigon. ALL perfectly prepared and delicious! Had creme brulee for dessert....one the of the finest... More 

1 Thank ch_hatch
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came on a Monday without a reservation but it was early. No problem getting a table in the train car. Curtis was our server, very courteous and observant through the meal. My husband had escargot done in a red wine "gravy" in a cast iron frying pan instead of the usual garlic butter. He has had them here before... More 

1 Thank Harry A
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended at Resto Gare for a birthday supper and was very pleased with the service and meal. The meal was prepared very well and the presentation was well done. The steak was prepared exactly as requested which at other restaurants is often a hit or miss proposition. The request for the sauce on the side was followed without question, it... More 

1 Thank Canadvisitor
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Resto Gare while visiting with family. We were unable to sit in the restored rail car which was disappointing for my kids. We mentioned this to our server and she was apathetic. We went up to look at it and a waiter very abruptly pushed passed us. We then were seated at a table at the back of the... More 

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126 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was 9 of us and we sat in the traincar side with a reservation. Couple of us had primerib which was just wonderful, very tasty gravey and normally I don't eat it due to blandness but it was wonderful, huge popovers, delish mashed potatoes and fresh veggies and shared a lemon tart for dessert. Others had the chateau breaubriand... More 

Thank SmartAlec2
Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant's new owners make great food and it is always consistently good. They have a great variety of appetizers also. Thursday nights they have jazz on the patio and appetizers are my choice on those nights. My last visit in April, 2016, there were 5 people for dinner. We all loved our meals and I got raves for picking... More 

Thank claudettepelland
WinnipegCouchPotato, Owner at Resto Gare, responded to this review

We are so please that you enjoyed your evening with us. We did give the restaurant a make over in 2008, but must add that my wife's family has run the restaurant at that location since 1983. My wife has owned it since 2002. So new owners is a relative term. More 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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356 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We had reservations in the train car but it was such a beautiful evening, we opted to sit outside on the patio. Good choice.....nice seating arrangement, no bugs and plenty of shade and flowers. Server, Curtis, was very friendly and took the time to chat. House wines were Chilean and good. Complimentary bread basket offered 3 varieties of bread and... More 

Thank Margaret A
Winnipeg, Canada
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Patio is perfect for an evening meal. Food was wonderful. Had the daily special of Asparagus Crepes with a crisp and delicious garden salad. Wine and cocktails were excellent and service was attentive by yet discreet. Went on a Thursday evening and enjoyed the live jazz on the patio. Will definitely return.

Thank Jhun74
Quebec City, Canada
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69 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

It's located in a old train station and a part of the restaurant is also in a train wagon. The food is excellent with a mix of French Canadian and French inspiration. I enjoy their lambs plate they served me: the look of the plate could be nicer, but it was tasteful! Dessert: you need to the order their sugar... More 

Thank alainl03
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I loved it, what a great drink menu it was. Martinis and cocktails and sangria. Very nice Nice atmosphere, old and authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Des Meurons St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Central St. Boniface
  • Neighborhood: Central St. Boniface
  • Phone Number: +1 204-237-7072
Classic French Bistro in 1913 historic St Boniface Train Station. Owned by the same family since 1983. Service available in French or English.

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