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Le Chien Noir Bistro

$$$$, French,
69 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1R8, Canada
+1 613-549-5635
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“steak frites” (38 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
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Canadian, French, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
69 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1R8, Canada
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1. Love this place!
"Love the food, atmosphere and service"
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2. Service and food incredible
"the steak done to perfection and the frites crispy and delicious"
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3. Exceptional food
"dined on the back court patio. The ambiance is just lovely"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Second time there because my daughter wanted the duck poutine again. She was not disappointed. I had the halibut special. Very good. Service was very good as well. I recommend reservations and leave room for dessert.

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were all set to have our steak and frites when the waitress suggested the House salad. It was fantastic... great house salad with a soya and hint of miso dressing. It was crisp and delicious, we were fighting over this shared salad. The entree...More

Thank Myra_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Kingston visiting family and my nephew took us here for lunch. We were promptly seated outside in a bistro garden type setting. Very pleasant. Service was good and we enjoyed the poutine made with duck confit and brie and it was amazing...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Chien Noir is one of our favourite Kingston restaurants but we hadn't been for a while so decided to go there for our anniversary, and we weren't disappointed. The service was attentive but not intrusive and we were both very pleased with our meals....More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The Black Dog has become a Kingston institution and favourite of mine since opening in 2000. Casually elegant, French bistro fare with both a front and back seasonal patio. Service is the correct balance of friendliness and professionalism and food is excellent. For lunch, a...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were at a family function (in Kingston) and asked for recommendations on a restaurant. Despite downtown Kingston being fairly lively on a Sunday night, this place says it closes at 9 p.m. so don't try to be too Continental in your schedule. We arrived...More

Thank Rick_and_Ed
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Was an excellent meal and experience here Here with a party of 10. Ribeye was done to Perfection. As was every entree Dani our server was a real treat. A wonderful lady. Price is on the high end of the scale. The place was full...More

Thank my name h
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We ate here a few years ago while visiting Kingston and all were thrilled with their meal. I gave it a rare 5-star rating. Couldn't wait to go back and did just recently - a completely different experience. Could have been an off night but...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Having dined here in the past, I brought some friends along. Server was lovely and accommodating, but everything was excruciatingly slow. It took at least a half hour for our drinks to be prepared. Our food was also very slow. Some of the food was...More

Thank TorontoDebbie
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We were nine sailing friend that came to Kingston with our boats. My wife set up a group dinner and without any hesitation we pick our favorite restaurant, Bistro Chien Noir. As appetizer, my wife took the carrot and curry soup and I took the...More

Thank mrobic
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November 28, 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Iam.not certain .I expect they will have something . If you are thinking about a new years event atchien Noir. I would do it super soon .Did you check their website ?
July 5, 2015|
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Response from Ruth H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. Have you phoned them? Or checked their website?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, French, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-5635
  • E-mail
Located steps from historic Market Square, Le Chien Noir features French bistro classics & modern 'Farm to Table' features served in an upbeat, comfortable atmosphere. All dishes are prepared using fresh, high quality, seasonal and whenever possible local ingredients. Enjoy our colourful heated Courtyard Terrace, Dining room or our spacious Zinc Bar. 20 Wines by the glass, Craft beer, Vintage & Contemporary Cocktails. Prix Fixe Menu, Children's Menu, Vegetarian Options.
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