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Charbon Steakhouse

450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
+1 418-522-0133
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (83 reviews)
“coleslaw” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were six adults and we decided to eat dinner at this restaurant (with good reviews). What a disappointment. The restaurant was full, it was the Quebec Festival. The service was slow but we did not mind it. The appetizers were good. My steak tartare...More

Thank Joben180910
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great take on escargots. Good wine list. Didn't have the tomahawk or anything to "share" which is usually what my fiancé and I go for, however Michel was able to suggest a filet mignon for me and the 14oz NY dry aged for my fiancé....More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The first thing you smell is the grill and you know it is going to delicious! next you are escorted to a red leather booth that overlooks the dining room....Probably the best steak I have every had! Interesting cuts of beef and wonderful sides so...More

Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Food was good but it was over-priced. Service was good but we went on a weekday and it was not busy.

Thank CTVaca101
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this looking for a good steak restaurant. Loved it! Great service, very accomodating. Superb quality of steaks...delicious! Amaaaaaaazing desserts...Messerschmit and Queen Elizabeth Cake, must tries! Such a pleasant dining experience.

Thank ErickandRachel C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I knew I would be in quebec city and we wanted a steakhouse. After reading all the reviews on here we chose Le Charbon. Typical steakhouse atmosphere, service was good. Entrees were flat, aspargus soup whose only flavour was creme and imperial rolls that were...More

Thank mike00002222
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

They don't rush you. It's more of an experience. They bring you some free snacks while you waiting. My husband got the fillet steak he enjoyed. I got the rib eye but it was too fatty for my liking but tasted good. The waitress was...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for two - got there and had to wave for them to get us seated and greeted ! They sold us their best wine to come back and say they don't have it ! We asked for a green salad because we...More

Thank Goli G
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Returned to Charbon after 3 years and found it just as we remembered: awesome steaks, great service and classy atmosphere. It's in an historic train station and filled with energy. They check your coat. Really full menu and everything cooked to perfection. Highly recommended. I...More

Thank sadler8613
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner in New Year's Eve and was seated immediately. The service was fantastic. The ambience was nice and we had the best dessert ever!

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Not so sure but usually all hotels' concierge do this. I can't think of any reason why they wouldn't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 de-la-Gare-Du-Palais, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3X2, Canada
    (Boul Jean Lessage)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-522-0133
  • E-mail
Le Charbon est l’Authentique steakhouse à Québec. Depuis ses débuts, la qualité et la fraîcheur de ses produits font de l’établissement un incontournable de la Vieille Capitale, dans une ambiance unique en ce lieu historique qu’est la Gare du Palais. Sa cuisine incandescente en est une digne de la plus pure tradition des vrais «steakhouse» : cuisson sur charbon de bois, bœuf canadien de l’Ouest de qualité AAA «Sterling Silver» et procédé de vieillissement à sec d’un minimum de 30 jours de certaines coupes.

Le Charbon is the authentic steakhouse in Quebec City. From the first day, the quality and freshness of its products have made it an inescapable establishment in the Old Capital, in the unique ambiance of the historic site of the Old Train Station. The Charbon’s cuisine is worthy of the most renowned steakhouse in the world: maple-charcoal-grilled cooking, AAA «Sterling Silver» Western Canadian beef, minimum 30-day aging process as well as dry aging of certain cuts.
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