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Buffet des continents

$$ - $$$
Italian, Canadian
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4 impasse de la Gare-Talon, Gatineau, Quebec J8T 0B1, Canada
+1 819-561-1099
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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442 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So will it be eggs (in many forms), chinese food (lots), pizza (5 choices), meat (5 choices) from the carving counter and it goes on and on. Great selection but best to decide in advance what you want to eat, instead of mixing everything together. Good for at least another two or three visits.

Thank sycha
Gatineau, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food not that spectacular. lots of it but ordinary. everytime ( 2 ) that I came in the resto I lost my appetite with the smell of all that food.. not my place to appreciate a rendé vous to have quality with my friends

Thank jackthefrac
Gatineau, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you are expecting to be WOWED by food from around the world, well you best go to a restaurant that specializes in the different gourmet experiences you would like to try. The food is all typical and I don't find that it is really representative, maybe of their country's cafeteria food. Not a place that really impresses me.

Thank Linda T
Gatineau, Quebec
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a Québécois buffet chain that has a location in Gatineau, not far from Les Promenades. The prices vary depending on the day of your visit, and whether it is lunch or dinner. You do not get refills included with drinks. That will nickel & dime you pretty quickly if you're not expecting it. Coming with a large party... More 

Thank MapleGeo
Mississauga, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This Buffet is very good the food is hot and fresh and a good selection. Make sure you stay on the main floor when eating as there are lots of stairs to climb if on the upper levels thsi is a negative as lots of up and down stairs to get to the main food area on the main floor.

Thank 7katztech7
Montreal, Canada
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263 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is a buffet that tries to please everyone. The concept is good but the problem is that nothing is great or really good. It's fast food. Nice concept but the actual food is ordinary.

Thank Alextar25
Gatineau, QC
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Very good buffet, we like going there with the kids. it was quite good and warm. Would go back for sure.

Thank Enzo_Jazmine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I had such high hopes when I heard that there was a buffet with international foods. The service was prompt, pleasant and attentive to taking the used plates away. The place was packed on a Saturday evening, about as loud as one would expect. The decor was interesting, but the smell was a bit off putting. Our kids drinks (Shirley... More 

Thank Lisa B
Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

When you try to be all things to all people, you usually wind up pleasing nobody.....that's the problem with this buffet.... mediocre Chinese dishes ....soggy pizza....tough beef...nothing was wonderful, everything was bland.... loud....crowded...save your money.

Thank Ray441018
Rockland, Canada
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Food was not fresh and dry. It was bland. The pizza was like cardboard.will not return. The food missed out on taste. The restaurant is not welcoming. I have had food beeter elsewhere. Eating at a buffet is not the cleanest way.

Thank gdcorbeil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 impasse de la Gare-Talon, Gatineau, Quebec J8T 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: +1 819-561-1099

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