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Restaurant Banlao

$$ - $$$
Cite Universitaire
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2690 Chemin Ste-Foy, Quebec City, Quebec G1V 1V4, Canada
+1 418-652-8188
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

great place to eat with a lively vibe the food is inexpensive yet delicious. i will definatly come back someother time

Thank Arman S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Hours posted online and on the door indicate this restaurant closes at 22:00. We drove 40 minutes to get there because we were craving some Thai food and arrived at 21:10 with a 4 year old who needed to be fed and were turned away. After I pointed out that the posted hours say the restaurant closes at 22:00, the... More 

Thank arikira
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner in this place, amazing food, Moukta is awsome hostess, we had good time & good food, spicy chicken with shrimp , general tao , and that soup to start off plus salad before the final meal , awsome! You can even bring your own wine., i didn't and had it after in my hotel 😂😂😂😂.

Thank Iraj N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have tried several "bring your own wine" types of restaurant and now we end up always there! A lot of choices (table d'hôte), it's cheap, it's very tasty, what else do you want? I strongly recommend the thai soup and the spring rolls! Best in town!

Thank David B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Service was pleasant. Poor food watered down Panang which hadn't seen a peanut and lots of onion filler. Chicken basil had no basil. Disappointed after reading the reviews.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants for Thai food. This a gem in Quebec City. I recommend this to anyone who wants a good authentic Thai dish.

Thank Maria Tedim F
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

We didn’t know what to expect before arriving, but Banlao is a gem in the city where you don’t usually see much ethnic food. We went there during lunch and the place was packed, mainly with local Quebecer. We were actually attended by the owner who was one of the sweetest persons we met in the trip. She took the... More 

Thank MontfortOaks
Quebec, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

food is very very tasty and service is always smiling and friendly. Portiona are big and you can bring your own wine. only bad point is that sometimes the place is a bit crowded and noisy, but thats ok for the fact that the price is so low!

Thank levin757
Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2014

cheap, very good, a lot of choice, nice service, I do recommend it with family or in couple. Tasty fresh food :)

Thank mathlamontagne
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2014

I was there with friends. Lovely staff, nice food, you can bring your own wine! I really enjoy my night there!

Thank mpbab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $23
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2690 Chemin Ste-Foy, Quebec City, Quebec G1V 1V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Cite Universitaire
  • Neighborhood: Cite Universitaire
  • Phone Number: +1 418-652-8188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?