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C'est la Vie

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French, Belgian, European, Grill, Canadian
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708, Rue De Saint-Jovite, Mont Tremblant, Quebec J8E 3J8, Canada
+1 (819) 681-0779
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of five dined on hot stone plates and experienced a variety of meats. The hostess was very helpful with suggestions and the experience of cooking meat to your preferred taste was excellent. The presentation which included a mix of vegetables was also great. A fun experience for the whole family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an enjoyable dinner with a homely feel, this is the place in Tremblant. Offering an option to cook your own meal, C'est la Vie is certainly a unique little place. We enjoyed the service and the atmosphere which is both comfortable and romantic. The salmon accompanied by pesto sauce was delicious and the potatoes memorable.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first hot stone dining experience and we truly enjoyed it! We were welcomed and asked if we wanted to sit inside or on the porch. It was a chilly evening for August so the greeter assured us that a heater was on and escorted to a lovely table on the porch. As we were new to the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was not bad but there were a few mix-ups. The hostess was very friendly but did seem overwhelmed. The food was delicious but there should be full size plates to put the food on as it is cooked on the hot stone.

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Thank doreenmackay5
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant that is located in a converted typical older québécois home. The restaurant is a family affair run by a French chef. The menus is always special and excellent.Price wise hard to beat the table d'hote.Their specialty is a cook your meat on a hot stone served at your seat .The choice of food to cook... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has everything that is needed for a perfect restaurant, except the service. The food was amazing and the atmosphere was lovely but the service needs work. We walked at 7:25pm for a 7:30pm reservation and we weren't greeted until 7:35pm. We sat on our table and nobody came to take an order until 7:55pm. Finally we finished our... More 

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Thank Mac2105
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with a wide variety of.exotic meats ! It was a very unique experience and we will make sure to visit again when we come to the area .Loved it !

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Fabien G, Propriétaire at C'est la Vie, responded to this review

Thank you very much to have taken time to share your satisfaction. It is very appreciated, thank you very much! Fabien More 

Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think because we had such amazing service and equally great meal the night before that we just expected the same from this restaurant. The service was disappointing from the moment we walked in,not really friendly at all. As far as the meal goes and yes we did do the hot stones and yes we did know that the cooking... More 

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Fabien G, Propriétaire at C'est la Vie, responded to this review

Dear customer, I am really saddened that you did not appreciate your experience. We propose a wide choice of meats. Known meats but also games and exotic meats among which most cost very expensive. (Ostrich, kangaroo, camel, crocodile, elk, bison etc.) We respect the integrity of the muscle so that each can appreciate at best his experience. For those among... More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We were among three couples dining together at C'est la Vie. Overall, a lovely, unrushed dinner with great food. The service was good (though a missed appetizer due to some confusion, and when I pointed out that I'd asked for no bacon on my asparagus, the asparagus was removed and not replaced). My companions each had the hot stone dinner,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We have now been to this restaurant three times, and each visit was very special in it's own way. My wife loves deer, caribou, etc., and this place definitely delivers (have a close look at the mix/match part of the menu). Also plenty of room, btw, for the "beef" mainstream guy like me. Order the "hot stone" plate. Don't touch... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Grill, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708, Rue De Saint-Jovite, Mont Tremblant, Quebec J8E 3J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Mont Tremblant
  • Phone Number: +1 (819) 681-0779

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