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Bistro Sous le Fort

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Quebec City
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48 Sous-le-Fort, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4G8, Canada
+1 418-694-0852
Today
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Not much space inside on a very busy evening (outside tables nicer but we were lucky to get a table last minute on a Sunday). Friendly efficient service. Enjoyed the Cassoulet of Shrimps and Lobster. It was very noisy - partly customers but also loud-speaking staff!

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Montreal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The bistro's location was perfect for an afternoon of good food and people watching. We sat on the patio and watched many people pass by this quaint restaurant, knowing not what they were missing. We went with the French onion soups au gratin, a maple dressing salad, and an Elk burger which was delicious. Not only did we get good... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The subject line says it all. Overall this Bistro had everything you could be looking for in a restaurant in Old Quebec. Steps away from the base of the Furniculaire, on a cobblestone road with a quaint patio and inside seating all contributing to a great location. The service was impeccable from the moment we entered the Bistro. The food... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

An elegant spot with very friendly and helpful bi-lingual waitstaff. The room was small but beautiful and comfortable with welcomed AC in the warm August heat. There is a small wood burning stove on one wall which I am sure would make it very romantic and cozy during the long winters. The food was excellent and well presented. The maple... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

From the moment we spoke to the waitress who invited us in, as we dithered outside looking at the menu, we felt looked after here. Hadn't planned to eat a big meal but all the options on the table d'hote menu looked inviting and for three courses ranging from 29 to 33 dollars hard to refuse. Lovely wine, food super... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Called before to make a reservation and did good. Small Restaurant with first class personnel and food. The lapin confit was too salty for my taste but the very nice waiter had warned me so nothing to say. Great place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Many people walked by this restaurant not realising the gem they passed up. The area where the restaurant is located is populated by tourist type restaurants with fixed price menus and familiar fare. The wait staff is very friendly and free high speed wi-fi is available. The menu is rich with local starters, entrees and desserts. The warm brie with... More 

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New York, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Tried this out because of all the good reviews here and on other boards. Tried the elk burger because it's not something you get to eat everyday. The meal was quite good but the desserts are memorable. Amazing creme brule' and maple bread pudding.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

This place specializes in game, and we had an excellent venison steak. Atmosphere was only OK, its not on the cutest street in the area, but the food was very good. It was a bust night and they moved some tables around to accommodate us. Service was also above average for around here.

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We had an excellent dinner at this bistro. We shared the Brie with maple and pecans as an appetizer then my 13 year old son had poutine while my husband and I chose the venison and steak respectively. Dessert was spectacular-the maple pudding is a must!!! We were in Quebec City for 4 days and this was the best meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
French, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Sous-le-Fort, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-694-0852

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