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Bistro Le Brigantin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Quebec City
American, French, Bar, European, Canadian
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97, rue du Sault-Au-Matelot, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Y9, Canada
+1 418-692-3737
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this spot while looking for a place to have lunch in lower town. It is several blocks away from the touristy area and has a real neighborhood/local vibe which I loved. We had a wonderful meal - french onion soup, panini type grilled sandwich with salad as well as the smoked salmon appetizer which was the best... More 

Thank Natalie N
Melrose, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 includes a young adult and a teenager. We visited for dinner after tasting a fantastic smoked salmon appetizer as part of the Christmas Food Tour. We hoped for a leisurely, quiet dinner and we got that. We arrived early, 6 pm, and more diners arrived about an hour later. The restaurant is small. We had a... More 

Thank masstravelerwithkids
Blue Mountains, Canada
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168 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We ate here our final night and didn't want to spend a fortune, the food was alright and plentiful. We were the only couple,eating but you have to remember it was November the off season. There was 2 couples at the bar but they did leave and more people came in later. The food was hot and that is a... More 

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Berkeley, California
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368 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had a good menu and the fixed price choices for lunch were quite generous, including beverage and dessert. Not a huge place and so you get a sense of intimacy. Seemed a good place for locals, and visitors.

Thank BarryandJackie
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch... stayed till dinner. The food was spectacular!!! Try the spaghetti with such confit!! The service was amazing considering only two people working the dining area. Nadine and Jack were GREAT!! Highly recommended

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Casselberry, Florida
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We saw the Trip Advisor recommendation outside this bistro in the lower city so decided to try it for lunch. Small place, relaxed staff and vive, great food. We were crowded in our table for 2 but nevertheless, had a good meal. Spouse loved his duck which he had enjoyed at several places. It was clean and neat with good... More 

Thank ziggy47
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just a short walk from the crowded and pricey restaurants of the lower port streets of Petit Champlain . We asked a local for a restaurant tip and were not disappointed. Nice atmosphere, friendly waiter named Jacques and a great affordable lunch menu. The pizza was yummy. The lasagne and caesar salad were delicious. Quick service and a friendly staff.

Thank Lori E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Both trips the food and service were excellent! The cost was very reasonable and the atmosphere relaxed and comfortable!

Thank Martin O
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed your food and drink. The Bistro was relaxing and we felt welcomed. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Mike P
Antwerp, Belgium
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174 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

and rate this place poor, since it's only based on our experience. We decided to have lunch here, because there was this formula of something (onion soup, half pizza, salad, ...) and a drink for 12$. We thought that would be fast. So cheap and fast, and we were really not expecting haute cuisine, but we had to wait for... More 

Thank janneman55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
American, French, Bar, European, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97, rue du Sault-Au-Matelot, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-3737
Small restaurant, good service, good food and reasonable price. children menu

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