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Aux Anciens Canadiens

34, rue Saint - Louis., Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Z1, Canada
+1 418-692-1627
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34, rue Saint - Louis., Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Z1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing bad to say! Authentic meals, lovely atmosphere, very old building(over 300 years, oldest remaining house in the city) top notch service. Very polite staff. I got the salmon and my wife got the beef Wellington. They we're both part of the $50 Prix fixe....More

Thank disneyluvr25
Reviewed 4 days ago

Moderately priced meal with excellent table service and a great atmosphere with historical significance. For $19.95 before 5:45pm, the experience couldn't be beat. Be aware though, many items have an extra charge on them although they are clearly stated on the menu. Also, the house...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a great meal here arriving before 5:45 to take advantage of their special $19.95 pri fix menu. Enjoyed it so much we came back 2 days later with friends. Atmosphere warm and inviting. Delicious, generous meal. Wait staff is professional,...More

Thank Marissa52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most delightful experience at this authentic, traditional French Canadian restaurant. It is in a beautiful historic building from the 1600s, and the menu is full of dishes that have been handed down from generation-to-generation in my French Canadian family.

Thank Roccocasagrande
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to celebrate our anniversary dinner here based on TripAdvisor reviews and online reviews of restaurants in Old Quebec. It does boast the title of restaurant in one of the oldest buildings in Old Quebec so that was an alluring historical fact. We enjoyed...More

Thank 11Aurora11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On different visits to old Quebec, I have twice checked out this supposedly historic place as to whether we would bring friends. It is widely touted and promoted. Impression from entering, looking around, contacting staff and looking at menu was that there are far better...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch today. Chose the $19.95 special. Had a beer and the wild meat pâté for a starter with the wapiti sausage and beans for the main course. It was an excellent meal, dessert was the maple pie which was awesome. Wife and mother...More

1  Thank pophussar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wanted to try this restaurant for awhile based on its excellent reviews, lovely historic setting and featured setting in the Louise Penny novels set in Quebec. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere, service and...especially...the food were all excellent. Traditional French Canadian cuisine done...More

1  Thank annamariedixon1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was really good, from food, place, and service. The staff was friendly and attentive they’ll always smile while serving. I ordered a beef wellington along with minced meat pie and I really enjoyed the flavor. I also liked the dining area because it's...More

1  Thank Leon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Went with a party of 4 on Sunday. They have a deal before 17:45 you can get an appetizer, main, and dessert for $19.95. some of the dishes have an additional charge, but every dish we had was amazing. I had lac St. Jeans...More

1  Thank Terrence S
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Cathy S
5 September 2017|
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Response from Johanne Y | Reviewed this property |
I did not have the poutine although Suspect each restaurant has its own version. Poutine has gone way beyond the fries, gravy and basic cheese curds of yesteryear.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Happytogotheway T | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely make a reservation, it is very popular.
9 July 2016|
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Response from Simon J | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking lot associated with the restaurant. There are some parking meters in the area (the number of the parking space has to be entered into a special meter closeby and can be paid with cash or a credit card... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34, rue Saint - Louis., Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-1627
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