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Cafe de La Gare

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100, chemin du Havre, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 2Y9, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing terribly wrong about this place, but nothing to write home about either. It's a run-of-the-mill anything that fits on the menu we can prepare type of place. They had beef or salmon tartare, a variety of pasta dishes, a chicken section, a selection of hot sandwiches, etc....I just tend to prefer the places with limited menus that kinda keeps... More 

Thank Chickittichuck
Ottawa, Canada
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166 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We dicided to give this place a try, even though the menu was very expansive. We found that many other places in town were too pricy with menus that, well frankly, tried too hard to compete with the restaurants at the Fairmont Hotel. Anyhow, the atmosphere and location are great. We ordered the General Tao chicken, the Thai Chicken Salad... More 

Thank Pat D
Brossard, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently visited Café de la Gare and was very pleased with the atmosphere and quality. Great ambiance and the food was very good. Service was professional and very courteous. Use of regional products and specialties was a bonus! Overall a very pleasant experience and good value!

Thank PFG201206
Los Angeles, California
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stopped here for dinner to escape the high prices at the Fairmont, and we loved our meal. Excellent quality and ample portions. The view at sundown is lovely, and our server was a delight. Highly recommended.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We used TA to search for good places to eat in La Malbaie. We were not disappointed - a great meal, reasonable price, and helpful and friendly staff. I recommend.

Thank PTomalin
Rhode Island
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We picked this restaurant as it was in walking distance down the hill from the Fairmont Richelieu. We arrived when only the bar was open at the time and were told that the restaurant was fully booked for the evening, but they would fit us in for dinner. They were very accommodating throughout, service and food were excellent. We are... More 

Thank CarelessWizard
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Service was great. I had the table d'hôte. Appetizer Suisse fondue was good Potage was very tasteful Main course Mussels steamed in a creamy leak sauce and fries were great Dessert looked simple but was delicious. I talked to owner asked if she looks at the reviews. She said no that it's heart breaking to see people give negative reviews... More 

Thank Diane M
Sherbrooke, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Looked up on the Internet to locate a great place for supper and we didn't miss out on anything, Great place.

Thank sled b
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had dinner here while visiting the Pointe-au-Pic area of La Malbaie. We ate on the terrace with a beautiful view of the river. This is casual dining but the service was excellent and the food was good. Our waiter was very courteous and took the time to recommend additional sightseeing in the area. The restaurant is part of the... More 

Thank Reidgirl
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We loved this restaurant! We had lunch here when we first arrived into La Malbaie. The food was superb and reasonably priced. I had the Caesar salad with a piece of salmon, the portion was huge, and the fish was fresh and cooked to perfection! My husband had coquilleie St. Jacques, as well as the muscles. Again, fantastic! As well,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100, chemin du Havre, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 2Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  La Malbaie
  • Phone Number: 418-665-4272

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