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Charbon Steakhouse

450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
+1 418-522-0133
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“coleslaw” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere: Very cozy, really clean. Staff: The waiter we had was very good, we didn't feel pressured in ordering right away, we told him we were not in a hurry and he replied :"Take your time and just tell me when you are ready" Wine...More

Thank Firefly032
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The restaurant is located inside the city's train station, hence it has very high ceilings and I was amazed by the way they decorated the place. Only one side of the restaurant has windows, so the room is very dim but it adds to the...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We had a nice supper, service was good. Way overpriced food and especially drinks.One double rum on ice $30!!!!

Thank Julie P
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this recommendation by the staff at the Saint Pierre Auberge Distinctive hotel. It's not far but if in heels, a cab is a good idea from this hotel. Atmosphere was great. Food was delicious. The steak was tasty! What surprised us was before...More

Thank jeantier
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We were recommended to go here by our hotel for the best steaks in town and they were certainly pretty good, with a really helpful waitress explaining all the Americanisms describing the steaks and how well they were done. Husband still didn't get quite what...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We ordered the prime Rib and 1/2 order Ribs. Great Cesar salad (finding out Canadian's make great Cesars). Ribs standard fare. Prime Rib = 1/3 fat, more than normal. Fries good. mashed potatoes standard. Expensive....but, you're in Quebec City. Any metropolitan city is expensive.

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed August 30, 2017

A Steak you will never forget. The steak is so amazingly prepared. Go for the aged cuts and go big because it is so tasty. The beer and wine menus are reasonable and the service was superb. The booking app was efficient and worked out...More

Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

All three of us had different types of steaks and all were done to perfection with great flavour. They are overpriced though as were the sides but I guess the prices are on the menu so if you don't want to pay the price don't...More

Thank emptyhead
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner. Odered one first course 2 steaks and one desert. Together with a small bottle of wine we paid nearly 200 CAD. The steaks were good but no more than that. Quite basic food. The service was attentive and friendly. And...More

Thank Orit L
Reviewed August 4, 2017

If you want an upper scale meal or for a good steak then come to this place. The staff were all very friendly. The food was just awesome. Next time visit will come back here.

Thank Tony M
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Response from jungonzales | Reviewed this property |
Not so sure but usually all hotels' concierge do this. I can't think of any reason why they wouldn't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
    (Boul Jean Lessage)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-522-0133
  • E-mail
Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la qualité et la fraîcheur de ses produits font de l’établissement un incontournable de la Vieille Capitale, dans une ambiance unique en ce lieu historique qu’est la Gare du Palais. Sa cuisine incandescente en est une digne de la plus pure tradition des vrais «steakhouse» : cuisson sur charbon de bois, bœuf canadien de l’Ouest de qualité AAA «Sterling Silver» et procédé de vieillissement à sec d’un minimum de 30 jours de certaines coupes.

Le Charbon is the authentic steakhouse in Quebec City. From the first day, the quality and freshness of its products have made it an inescapable establishment in the Old Capital, in the unique ambiance of the historic site of the Old Train Station. The Charbon’s cuisine is worthy of the most renowned steakhouse in the world: maple-charcoal-grilled cooking, AAA «Sterling Silver» Western Canadian beef, minimum 30-day aging process as well as dry aging of certain cuts.
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