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Restaurant L'Orchidee

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$$ - $$$
French, Seafood, Canadian, Grill
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439, Rue Saint-Etienne, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 1H4, Canada
+1 418-665-1070
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Montreal, Canada
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111 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I had a diner for two last week-end, the 3 table d'hôte menus (to be seen on their website) are excellent, and are good for variable budget. The food is tasty, well presented and the service was excellent. Back parking is crowed we had to use a space on a nearby street . Reservation is mandatory during... More 

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Thank bennyboy50
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We came to this beautiful town to have dinner. The service was great, and the food was exceptional !

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Thank 196oritk
Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel staff and it didn't disappoint. They made a booking for us and as soon as we arrived we were shown to our table and given a drinks menu. Service was excellent, menu was extensive with fixed prices for a la carte and table d'hote menus which both had numerous choices. Food was... More 

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1 Thank Eric J
Oshawa, Canada
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306 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The ambiance here is wonderful and River views to boot! Duck was the highlight of the night with the filet a very close second. Chicken and pasta was OK. Caesar Salad was OK not great Pate dish was very good. What made the night for all of us was our server Martine! She was a gem and made us all... More 

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1 Thank TangoForFun
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came here on the basis of the TripAdvisor reviews, which we thought were an accurate reflection of what we experienced: good - although not excellent. There is good food from a reasonably wide menu, which includes seafood. The service was friendly and helpful. The restaurant is spacious, the tables large and although there is a buzz, it is relatively... More 

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Thank twovass
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good! Service was great! I recommend the four gras. It was one of the best I've ever had. Wine selection is good.

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Thank oliland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and were excited to try this restaurant. Our kids enjoyed their grilled chicken. However, my husband and I were disappointed with everything we ordered. The best way to describe the food: mediocre. It's a restaurant that thinks it's sophisticated, but it isn't. So it does well with lots of clients, but if you are looking for... More 

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Calgary
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145 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Try for a seat in the glassed in area to get a partial view of the bay. Nice fresh bread to start with. Good food. I had the goose liver pate and Asiatic style veal ribs. Very good. The seafood chowder felt a bit too thick for a soup. We also had the ravioli which was surprisingly tasty.

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Thank CalgaryMarcoPolo
Baie Comeau, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I don't know what was wrong with the AC but several of us requested that they shut if off. The person serving us said 'well you know it's like when you go grocery shopping and you are in the frozen section; you have to dress for it.' Stupidest comment ever. The service was very quick, yes, I will give them... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our hosts at Auberge Fleurs de Lune recommended this restaurant for our first evening in La Malbaie. Excellent choice! The prix fixe menu provided a good selection of delicious food at a very reasonable price. The snails and leeks on a pastry shell were well presented and tasty, and the prime rib (specialty of the house) was the best we’ve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$36
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Canadian, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439, Rue Saint-Etienne, La Malbaie, Quebec G5A 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  La Malbaie
  • Phone Number: +1 418-665-1070

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