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La Gueule de Bois

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$$ - $$$
Canadian, French
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207 rue de Saint-Vallier Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3P2, Canada
+1 418-353-0505
17:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was amazing, and such a great find outside of the city. We got there early (5pm ish) and were the first ones seated, I can imagine the place is packed later on in the evening so make a reservation before showing up there. We had the rate of the day (trout), venison, risotto and octopus. Everything was... More 

Thank NewtonMOM101
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were 4, had a mix of everything from fish (cod) "cassoulet", seafood risotto and blood pudding ! Everything tasted great, use of herbs & oils added a great, yet subtle touch to the dishes. Although each dish tasted great we ended up mixing and sharing ! Wine list adequate, server was great. Don't judge by the looks of the... More 

Thank Pierre-Yves C
Ottawa, Canada
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166 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We and friends had reserved and arrived to a friendly greeting and funky little restaurant. A small, but eclectic menu, nice wine list and cozy ambience. One of their offerings that evening had run out and on discussing that with us, a lovely replacement was prepared & thoroughly enjoyed. All dinners were enjoyed and desserts were delicious too. Service was... More 

Thank Chanterelley
Quebec City, Canada
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had been told how good this restaurant was by many foodie friends, but I didn't quite believe it until I went. Everything was incredible, from the very attentive service from Julien, to the vast bar (over 20 kinds of gin!), and the short yet excellent menu with quite the array of proteins. The attention to detail was wonderful. Try... More 

Thank Elsa-Jane
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We could not hold what we now call "Julian's place" in higher regard. The food was incredible (warning for untraveled US citizens : it's very French!) and our waiter Julian could not have been nicer. From the English laser-printed menus to the home made lemonade (our kids proposed the ingredients) the service was just great. And while the main courses... More 

Thank Richard M
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food was without a doubt the best we ate in Quebec city. Fresh, delicious and the service was incomparable. Cusine of the region served in an intimate warm, cozy bistro setting. The service was attentive and sincere. If it were open more nights when we were on Quebec we would have absolutely gone back if there were reservations available.

Thank Amy S
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The resto is slightly out of the way, but absolutely worth it! My friend and I chose several entrées because we wanted to taste as many different things as possible. Everything we had was an explosion of flavours - from the gnocchi to the pudding to the praline crème brûlé, nothing disappointed. Definitely the best place ate during our 3... More 

Thank Heather0013
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here. We had the sweet bread and blood pudding as appetizers (15$ each) and elk cheek and guinea fowl as main entrees (29$ each). The foods are excellent, in particular the appetizers were extremely tasty. The place is Very simple, and the sign is inconspicuous. With the excellent food, they can expect to attract people.... More 

Thank Leewho
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We followed a recommendation to eat here - but weren't sure when we read the eccletic menu. But as soon as the food arrived we were thrilled with our choice. The foods was interesting, beautifully presented and delicious. The service was superb and very personal, making for a real treat of an evening. Definitely recommend

Thank Nicola W
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great place with delicious foods. You get served with smile and politely. I will definitely visit here again. Thank you

Thank Omid K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Canadian, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 rue de Saint-Vallier Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-353-0505
Local food, local crowd. Amazing food, nice wines, out of beaten track.

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