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Le Forain Bistro

189 Boul. St-Joseph, Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3X2, Canada
+1 819-205-4501
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“tartare” (5 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
French, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Boul. St-Joseph, Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3X2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The spinach crepe was the best crepe we have ever had. The renovation and atmosphere is very unique, almost like a mini theme park when you go inside. Service was friendly and helpful. Highly recommanded!!!

Thank WaterFishSinSan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 6 left a rsv booking on the phone . The voice message was only in French. We showed up to a closed restaurant. Everything looked the same [incl outside chairs, tables, blackboard menu exc for a small written sign on the front...More

Thank Norm W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a client from Montreal for lunch today and everything from the trendy ambience, to the delicious tasting food, to the fantastic service was excellent. I highly recommend eating chez Le Forain Bistro! Note, the Ali Baba was so tasty and flavourable, it's worth...More

1  Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Le Forain Bistro is quite a funky restaurant that delivers great food from beginning to end. In addition, its staff provides excellent customer service and made us feel welcomed as soon as we arrived. I remember driving one of the ladies that booked our reservation...More

1  Thank Boris E
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I am rarely so pleased. Cream of zucchini soup was one of the best I've ever tasted. Lobster Ravioli was bathed in a yummy parm sauce begging to be dipped by the freshest crusty hot baguette . The confit duck sandwich was on a larger...More

1  Thank Norm W
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I went for brunch with my family last Sunday. The food and service is great. I recommend this Bistro to anyone who wants to have a great meal in an awesome atmosphere. Excellent!

1  Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for the first time last week and were lucky enough to be served by Renee. She was by far the most attentive, informative, helpful and friendly server we have ever had!!! Her suggestions were amazing, she went above and beyond....More

1  Thank Angela D
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is simply amazing starting from the ambience, the servers the food just mind blowing. A Gatineau gem, must try place.

1  Thank foodforthought_ca
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I love more European food and its hard to find it sometimes in Canada. I had tasty soufflé with gruyère and asparagus and smoked salmon. My husband had Benedict eggs with duck confit. Dessert was baked caramel apple with berries ❤️we will certainly come back!

Thank YuliyaNew
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We regularly go for Sunday brunch. Great service, food and atmosphere.The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Luc P
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Margarida C
24 May 2018|
Response from Luc P | Reviewed this property |
I can't but they should be able too. 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Boul. St-Joseph, Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: +1 819-205-4501
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