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Cafe Buade

) #226 of 1,224 Restaurants in Quebec City $$ - $$$ Cafe,
31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
+1 418-692-3909
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  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Drinks needed a instruction manual One meal served cold not once but twice. Fish dinner was very bland.

Thank Brendajay2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been twice for breakfast and once for lunch. We love it. For breakfast have the French toast and then float into a sugar coma...but it is worth it. When the French toast came out I wasn't sure what to think. The sauce looked...More

Thank txtfa001
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not read any reviews and didn't realize before we went in that this is one of the oldest restaurant/diners in the city, which I guess explains why it looks very old and a bit rundown. We went for dinner somewhere between 6-7 and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an older diner that fools you with the size of the rooms you cannot see when you enter. Large groups of people can be accommodated. Ours was a quick breakfast of sausage and eggs and a stack of crepes with maple syrup. It...More

Thank yaletowners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the homemade corned beef at this cafe. Good tasty option for all meals as this place has a good selection. Right behind Rue Ste Anne.

Thank Serendipity8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Quebec City and looking for an inexpensive places to feed a family of five, we stumbled across this restaurant. My expectations were set very low as it looks like an American diner similar to a Denny's or a Shoney's. We were all...More

Thank Cafly73
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Café Buade is easily passed. It looks ordinary, tucked in among shops close to the Rue d Tresor - but please stop in. The restaurant charms you, as you settle in and learn its history and place among the great things that surround it! We...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The best thing we had was the water. My daughter who is not a picky eater had the French onion soup and could not eat it because it was so highly seasoned with Italian herbs. They were out of the first two wines I ordered....More

Thank greenlady2041
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We visited Quebec City on a very cold day. unplanned we walked into this cafe quite late in the afternoon. The service provided to us was excellent and also the details of the cafe and it's history and information on Quebec was extremely interesting by...More

Thank Yolande d
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We went here because it is the oldest restaurant in Quebec. Inside looks more like a fifties diner the a twist hundred plus year old establishment. I had Eggs Benedict, it was ok, but nothing special. I would not go back.

Thank Kelly O
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beth f
10 June 2016|
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Response from jam6768_290 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant directly. I just ate lunch there.
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-3909
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