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French, Cafe, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming little café right in the Place Royale in old Quebec. Good coffee, a great selection of patisseries and charming service. Finding a spot outside in the shade was a challenge but we just managed to shift our chairs into the right spot and the...lady in charge carried our coffees out for us. Great for people watching as well.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 23, 2021 via mobile

The dark roast was perfect and the butter croissant was one of the best I have ever had. Delicious spot well worth the stop

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 6, 2021

This coffee shop is in the middle of the old lower town. The good thing beside the coffee is that it has wifi. A great resting stop to catch up with news. They have food as well.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 19, 2020 via mobile

Overpriced. $4.40 for a small bottle of water. What more is there to say ? Beautiful location. Lovely very early morning before the crowds hit the square.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

We stumbled upon this cafe while walking in Québec... after stopping at a different cafe for dessert and cappuccino a different night (one that was rated high), we found this one to be MUCH nicer! so happy we found this little gem!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

We had some great croissants and delicious coffee. Theres a lot of these in old Quebec City, you can’t go wrong !

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

Place Royale is the cutest square in the charming Quebec City, and Café Smith couldn’t be better positioned, in an amazing historical building with an unbeatable view of the square. Their vegan lattes are excellent, we have enjoyed their maple oatmilk lattes, and soy caramel...macchiatos, as well as the special banana carnival drink. Unfortunately there are no food options for vegans, except for a figue bar and a vegan wrap, but vegetarians can enjoy a large choice of cookies, muffins, pastries and sandwiches.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 3, 2020

We had a lovely ice cream snack at Café Maison Smith. The food was delicious and the prices very moderate. The outdoor décor was very pleasant. The restaurant was very full. The wait staff were very charming finding us an extra chair. The location is...excellent near the vernicular to the Chateau FrontenacMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

We have been in Canada for two weeks now, and this coffee is the nicest we have had so far. We have been back every day over the last 6 days, sometimes twice. :)

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic coffee! The croissants are huge and so fresh! The view from this cafe overlooks a plaza- very nice.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Anne F
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Melanie R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply but so far, I don't remember seeing french bread in the shop 😊
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Frequently Asked Questions about Café La Maison Smith Place-Royale

Yes, Café La Maison Smith Place-Royale offers takeaway services.

Café La Maison Smith Place-Royale is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5