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“Creativity, Knowledge & Taste!”

Chez Boulay-Bistro Boreal
Ranked #17 of 1,647 Restaurants in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$50
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cote du Palais
Description: When our chefs Jean Luc Boulay and Arnaud Marchand joined together to open Chez Boulay – Bistro Boreal, their goal was to highlight the richness of Quebec’s local products. Nordic cuisine invites discovery of unique regional products through the rhythm of the seasons. Elk, trout, elderberry flower and Labrador tea are featured on our menu in creative ways. It is a surprising blend of Quebec culinary traditions and international influences. While exploring Nordic cuisine, one discovers unique products. Cranberry seed oil, hemp oil and apple cider vinegar proudly occupy a place in our menu and replace staples from the South like olive oil and citrus. Since the opening of the Bistro, our chefs and cooks have made amazing discoveries, which have been integrated into the gourmet bistro menu and this proudly underscores the richness of our boreal region.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You start by seeing everything going on in the kitchen as the expert staff works in view of the patrons - you will like what you see. The menu is striking in the creative approach to dishes and flavour combinations. Our table enjoyed a huge range of dishes from a seafood platter to beef cheeks braised for 36 hours - all delicious! The wine was worthy of the food, and was exceptional. This is a great experience!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu here defies description, other than wow, what great choices and so nicely presented. My wife and I decided to eat here for her birthday, our waitress was caring and worked at the pace we wanted, so dinner took 3 hours!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk in it smells so good you could put on some weight just by walking in, everything I had was excellent, an excellent place to stop and treat yourself as you walk the old town.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Wife's birthday so needed to find somewhere special. This restaurant meet and exceeded expectations. We had a 5:45 reservation, by 6:30 all tables taken. We wanted a nice easy pace and spent 3 hours over dinner. Our waitress was excellent and handled our orders perfectly. Wife had lamb special, excellent, I had the hanger steak, also wonderful. Certainly a high end restaurant and not inexpensive, but worth every $.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We have our favorites in Quebec but decided to try Chez Bouley- recommended by David at Auberge St. Antoine. Excellent dining experience. Interesting and diverse menu- perfectly cooked and excellent service and atmosphere.

Don’t miss it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian2013Travel
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