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L'Affaire Est Ketchup

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French, Canadian
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46 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3A5, Canada
+1 418-529-9020
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18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small place located on Rue Saint-Joseph. The restaurant doesn't have a sign, so it can be difficult to find if you're not familiar with the place. The menu is written on a chalkboard and its in French, but don't worry the waiter will explain everything to you. The menu is adventurous. When I was there the menu offerings... More 

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Thank EirishC
Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A restaurant off the beaten path that totally surprised me The waiter delivered the menu with passion the service was on point Everything on the menu looked amazing Comfort food at is best and the price was more than reasonable Mist visit again next time I'm in Quebec city

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Thank Marc S
Willemstad, Curacao
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119 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a French style restaurant and read the reviews on TA. We went on a Tuesday and it was full (we did make a reservation). We were greeted and had a nice table near the kitchen. The guys speak English and explained the menu to us. You can pick your own wine. The place kind reminds me... More 

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Thank Curtraveller
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Walked in mid-week without reservation and was seated next to the kitchen at a table for 2. Menu is written on a blackboard they carry around. Few choices but whatever you pick will be great. Had scallops and duck breast. Flavors were perfect and bill for two of us without wine came to $74 Canadian. Would eat here often if... More 

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Thank pinky4real
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We just finished an unreal meal at L'-Affaire Est Ketchup. Unpretentious, low-key, small quaint place for those who appreciate food over fancy white table cloths. Expect a small kitchen feel with flavor combinations that are unique and top chef quality. Rich with foie and buttery dishes. Will be back!!!

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Thank Carey P
Alberta, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had such a great time eating at L'Affaire Est Ketchup! The selection was a little limited but this does not hamper the dining experience whatsoever. The staff are very helpful and quick to serve the delicious food. The only negative experience while dining was that it got quite smoky when the chefs were preparing food in the kitchen; fans... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

In the last couple years I have had the good fortune to eat in some really nice restaurants in Shanghai, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Singapore, but not sure if I ever made it to one quite as unique. If you are going to be in QC....you have to see this place...but get a reservation, they only have 8 tables! The... More 

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Thank Don S
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I am not the type of guy to write reviews on places but with the experience I had at this restaurant I feel I have to. Let me just say, what an incredible time me and my date had!! It was one, if not the best restaurant experience I have ever had. The greeting was amazing. Our table was ready... More 

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Thank Charles L
Kew Gardens, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

L'Affaire Est Ketchup is an amazing gastronomic experience. It's almost a bit quirky; a small nondescript place where the waiters greet you in shorts and a small electric stove is cooking your food. The menu is all in French on a blackboard, but don't worry the waiter will take you through it in detail in English. Items may be things... More 

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Australia
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here and it was a superb experience. The food is excellent and the service is very good. We had the zuchini flower as a shared starter and then followed with the mackerel fish and wagyu beef. We like to share so we tasted it all. The mackerel was among the best fish dishes I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-529-9020

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