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“Biggest Poutine I've Ever Seen”

Snack Bar Saint-Jean
Ranked #167 of 1,432 Restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Fast Food, Canadian, American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Truro, Canada
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47 reviews
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“Biggest Poutine I've Ever Seen”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

I was told that when in Quebec, one must try the local poutine. I figured this snack bar (advertising hot dogs, burgers and poutine) was the place to get one.

I order a "regular" sized poutine, but I'm pretty sure the girl gave me the biggest one they carry. My husband and I shared it and we still only managed to eat 2/3 of it. HUGE! and so delicious. Now that I'm back in Nova Scotia, I wish I could get another one.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Thunder Bay, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Ready bad and expensive”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

The food here was really bad. We paid over 60 dollars for a family of 4 and really only got two orders of poutine two sandwiches and drinks. The poutine was not that great and the sandwiches were terrible. There are way better options than this place. You need to step up your game snack bar!

  • Visited July 2013
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Quebec City, Canada
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2 reviews
“Good, but expensive fast food.”
Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

The place looks really nice and the staff is friendly. The fries are really good, and there's nothing bad to say about the menu in general. The main problem are the prices. A mere hot-dog will set you back around $2.50, and a large family portion of fries, which is to be fair quite big, will cost you close to $10.

So all in all, too expensive for what it is. A shame really, because they're making good fast food.

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Nothing Special!!”
Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

The place is small, chairs are not comfortables and the food is nothing but ordinary fast food that you can make yourself at home.
Wanna pay $5 for an ordinary kraft grill cheese that you can make yourself at home in 5 minutes for $0,50?
I don't think so!!!
At Saint-Jean street alone there are numerous other better restaurants than this snack bar for you to discover.

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Quebec City, Canada
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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“Young and attractive”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

You will be charm by a real great snack bar cuisine like the good old time when the french fries were crispy and tasty. Try the poutine made of fresh goodies not like thoses in chaînai snack-bar that taste nothing. A great ambiance that you will know that this place serve some great stuff when you got that hurry hungry feeling and need to fill up right now. And know what they have some beer. Try it it's real good.

Visited October 2012
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