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Cafe de la Grave

969, Route 199, | Havre-Aubert, Quebec G4T 9C8, Canada
+1 418-937-5765
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (2 reviews)
“croissants” (3 reviews)
“cod cakes” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
969, Route 199, | Havre-Aubert, Quebec G4T 9C8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday noon was kind of overcrowded and loud. The place looks original and our food was very good but the service was slow. I guess it is expected during tourist season. The pianist on site was part of the charm although it probably helped the...More

Thank Blab479
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife visited Cafe de la Grave 11 years ago and it was a highlight of her trip, so I was excited for her to return in 2017 with myself and the kids. It did not disappoint. The Atmosphere is amazing, with live music all...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our third visit to the islands. This place is even better than before. The menu offers tasty, hip and beautifully presented food. The service is the best. The place is a bit small (line-ups at the door) but I guess that is what...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and snack. They have a variety of local beers on tap and bottles. Nachos were covered with melted and lightly toasty cheese. Our plate of smoked seafood specialties was also quite good, though we were put off a little...More

Thank Jzippin
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is one very special place. It's a well worn cafe with tons of local history staffed by friendly and hard working locals.If you are lucky enough to be there when music is playing it is quite the treat-It's like being with family and you...More

Thank kram5161
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very good breakfast here. The portions were generous, very well done and tasty. The fried potatoes were unique and very good. The restaurant was almost full and it took quite a while to get our meals, but our 3 couples received our...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A funky spot with some interesting menu offerings. Café de la Grave was a recommendation from our B&B host and they exceeded our expectations. The Carpaccio of beets and goat cheese was fabulous and things got even better from there. Service was very good, felt...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Café de la Grave opens at the end of April and runs until approximately Thanksgiving. At the beginning and at the end of the season it tends to be open on weekends. This is a marvellous and very charming café and has been open for...More

Thank Brudenell
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We went here for lunch. The menu has pizzas and poutines and other quick fare. My husband had a galette which is a seafood and fish pie. Not what he expected but excellent. I had some great squash and something soup. and the best almond...More

1  Thank GneissGirl
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The first time we visited, we ordered coffee to go as the place was jammed packed! The second time, we went for breakfast. Again, it was quite crowded but worth the wait!

Thank Francoise S
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30 August 2015|
Response from Brudenell | Reviewed this property |
Yes- is the quick answer. I realize this question is old however others may appreciate knowing the same information. Café de la Grave is still very busy in September. The "live" music doesn't usually follow a set schedule... More
30 August 2015|
Response from Marie-Claude V |
Hello ! Yes, we will still have live music in September! Probably not every day, but we try to have musicians every Thursday, Friday and Saturday :) Also note that one of the owner plays music and she plays almost every... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Canadian, French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 969, Route 199, | Havre-Aubert, Quebec G4T 9C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Iles de la Madeleine
  • Phone Number: +1 418-937-5765
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