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Downtown Quebec City
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1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5J5, Canada
+1 418-692-3861
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mercersburg, PA
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130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the most expensive meal we've ever had -- and it was worth it. The atmosphere is elegant. Our waiter was very courteous and attentive without being high-brow. The salads were creative and very fresh. For entrees - my wife had duck and I had filet mignon and both were excellent. Desserts were also exceptional. Save up for a... More 

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Emmitsburg, Md
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181 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to this restaurant many decades ago. It had a clearly British tone in the Fifties- the first place I tasted Yorkshire Pudding! Over the years, it has found its more authentic French identity. Meals there are always memorable, this year proved no exception. The evening's Special began with a triple appetizer; Pate, fish, and duck. Almost filled, before... More 

Thank Michael R
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just went today with family members for Sunday brunch. I have to say that the food is not bad however at 60$ per person, I would expect to have a bit more choice. Service is good however what made me really angry was that I was charged for 90$ for 6 mimosas. I have been to many many Sunday... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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508 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for the brunch, which was pricey, but was worth it, just for the view and the quality of the food. It will be out of some people's price ranges, but worth the splurge to spend some time in the iconic building, especially for those that won't sleep here. Probably better to reserve ahead for busy times.

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Utica, New York
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with a group of friends, The menu is relatively small with many modern twists on french and american classics. All of the meals were excellent and the service is superb. The wine list is larger than the phone book in most cities.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Having dinner at this highly rated restaurant was worth the recommendation and it did not disappoint in the least. We were welcomed warmly and escort thru the beautifully designed restaurant to be seated by the window overlooking the Dufferin. After a very nice introduction by the waiter we asked for a nice red blend which he brought and it was... More 

Thank Richard G
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the trio of fois gras and salad. After an hour the fois gras arrived. Waited another 45 minutes for the salad and gave up. We do like to take our time dining but at the same time that was ridiculous as the restaurant was not busy. Admittedly there was an amuse buche before and a sorbet after the... More 

Thank sasbear
Jean-François V, Directeur général at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear sasbear, Thank you for taking time to post a review of your experience at Le Champlain. We sincerely apologize for the many issues you experienced. We sincerely value your feedback and as such it has been shared with our team at Le Champlain as it will greatly assist in improving the experience as we work to offer seamless service... More 

Orlando, Florida
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

I have nothing good to say about this restaurant. As a guest of the Fairmont Frontenac Hotel, I expected exceptional food and service. First, despite an empty restaurant (early evening), I asked for a table by the window to enjoy the view. I was told that all the empty tables by the windows were reserved (none of them were taken)... More 

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Jean-François V, Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear 670jimg, Thank you for your feedback. I would like to extend our apologies for the issues you encountered on your recent visit. I can understand how this truly affected your stay and experience. We sincerely value your feedback and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the future to regain your trust and demonstrate to... More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

We were shown to a table by the window, a warm and inviting place. My wife and I were enchanted by the romantic atmosphere, wonderful menu and an ambiance. It all made us feel celebratory as we enjoyed our cocktails. We ate royally that night, everything superb, from the wine from an extensive list, to the delicious entres to the... More 

Thank Russell J
Jean-François V, Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Russell J, Thank you for sharing feedback of your experience at Le Champlain. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience. We hope to welcome you again. Sincerely, Jean-François Vary Director of Operations More 

Savannah area, GA
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

We had a delicious meal at Champlain. I debated just ordering from the menu, but my husband wanted to try to tasting menu, so I went with it, and was not disappointed. I declare that they can make a foam out of anything! I loved everything except the seared fois gras and the lavendar ginger sorbet, but I would say... More 

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Jean-François V, Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Tigerfan85, Thank you for taking time to share feedback of your dining experience at Le Champlain. We are pleased you enjoyed the menu. Your feedback regarding your dishes will be shared with our culinary team. Sincerely, Jean-François Vary Director of Operations More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $94
French, European, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-3861
A classic landmark restaurant re-invented, featuring cutting edge regional cuisine created by one of Quebec's hottest restaurant chefs - Stephane Modat.

Blending the very best of its heritage features with the latest design trends, the Champlain creates a unique and memorable culinary discovery that is second to none.

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