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Le Chic Shack

€€ - €€€American, Fast food,
15 Rue du Fort, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3W9, Canada
+1 418-692-1485
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (429 reviews)
“fries” (209 reviews)
“potatoes” (71 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Fast food, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 Rue du Fort, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3W9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 838 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is not real poutine!!! Roasted potatoes instead of French fries .. rubbery cheese curds; and some attempt at a gravy like sauce ... burgers are sub par and small .. go elsewhere ..

Thank Mapleleafs21
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the taste and quality of the food here. I'm glad I chose this place to enjoy my first poutine--no frozen, pre-cut potatoes or commercial gravy that is found in so many malls and fast food joints. I recommend 'La Forestiere'; great hand smashed potatoes,...More

Thank stephanbruceb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went by trip advisor ratings and tried the poutine at le Chic Shack - it was absolutely gross. Not overly warm, cheese was rubbery. Tried the hamburger as well and wasn't impressed with them either!

Thank Halfwilltravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was very disappointed with the "poutine" that I ordered from this place. The sauce was not traditional poutine sauce, and it was served with what seemed to be roasted potatoes. The menu didn't indicate the flavour of the sauce would be different to the...More

Thank Nerfnerder
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best poutine at Le Chick Schak. Some wouldn't call it Poutine, but I don't care, I would call it delicious. We went on a food tour and this was the specialty we had at Le Chic Shack. This was good in the...More

Thank JC1063
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will likely see a line on the street, but don't despair; they turn tables pretty fast. Le Chic was a very good burger and their brioche bun is excellent. Tried poutine for the first time and glad we did it here. Fries usually go...More

1  Thank mariahbay
Reviewed 1 week ago

The burger here was one of the best I have had in some time. Buns has some exterior crust and soft in the middle. The size was not overdone and made for the perfect size to satisfy without leaving you stuffed. The Poutine was different,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious proper sized hamburger cooked properly. Not under cooked. Not overcooked. Delicious simple menu that does not disappoint. ....to my surprise, they served the best coffee (long double espresso) I have ever enjoyed! Great service. Friendly staff. A great place for lunch. Service was quite...More

Thank david v
Reviewed 1 week ago

great food, the best poutine we had in Quebec and the best burger you have to try the poutine specials

Thank jim d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you’re looking for traditional poutine, which is heavy and greasy, this probably isn’t your place – they have upgraded it to potato chunks, crispy on the outside and soft inside, with chewy curds of cheese, a very light gravy, and fresh herbs. But it’s...More

Thank DCDolcevita
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Riina M
25 August 2017|
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Response from Acavar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my daughter picked the veggie burger. There are also salads.
16 November 2015|
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Response from KathleenI | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I don't know either..
25 June 2015|
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Response from fazilet1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't recall seeing gluten free on the menu but as per another reviewer here the online has the buns. You should call and confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Rue du Fort, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3W9, Canada (Formerly Restaurant Gambrinus)
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-1485
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Le Chic Shack is a new gourmet burger/milk shake restaurant opened in June 2012. We also serve poutines, fries and salads. For dessert, we offer milk shakes and ice cream sandwiches. The owners of Le Chic Shack are the sister-brother team of Lucy and Evan Price. They are also owners of the renowned Auberge Saint-Antoine and Panache restaurant in Quebec City. Located in a historic building owned by their family for five decades, Le Chic Shack reflects their culinary and interior design expertise. In creating their new restaurant, Lucy and Evan worked closely with their management team and Chef Mikael Garneau, previously of Panache, The Culinary Edge of San Francisco (California) and their local supplier base.Beyond our tasty recipes, these are some features that make Le Chic Shack stand out:* brioche buns made by local artisan baker Borderon et fils * sweet potato fries (along with fries from white potatoes)* uniquely built poutines - from side to main course dishes* milk shakes and ice cream sandwiches made with old fashioned coaticook ice cream * our own fruit sodas and ice tea* draft beer from the local Archibald brewery* draft wine selected by the sommelier of the Panache restaurant* the dynamism and energy of an open kitchen* a relaxed dining environment with tremendous views of the Chateau Frontenac through large French windowsLe Chic Shack is located on the Place d'Armes in the Vieux-Quebec (Old Quebec), facing the Chateau Frontenac and below the Musee du Fort.
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