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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 good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (94 reviews)
“coleslaw” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 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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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice supper, service was good. Way overpriced food and especially drinks.One double rum on ice $30!!!!

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this recommendation by the staff at the Saint Pierre Auberge Distinctive hotel. It's not far but if in heels, a cab is a good idea from this hotel. Atmosphere was great. Food was delicious. The steak was tasty! What surprised us was before...More

Thank jeantier
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were recommended to go here by our hotel for the best steaks in town and they were certainly pretty good, with a really helpful waitress explaining all the Americanisms describing the steaks and how well they were done. Husband still didn't get quite what...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We ordered the prime Rib and 1/2 order Ribs. Great Cesar salad (finding out Canadian's make great Cesars). Ribs standard fare. Prime Rib = 1/3 fat, more than normal. Fries good. mashed potatoes standard. Expensive....but, you're in Quebec City. Any metropolitan city is expensive.

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A Steak you will never forget. The steak is so amazingly prepared. Go for the aged cuts and go big because it is so tasty. The beer and wine menus are reasonable and the service was superb. The booking app was efficient and worked out...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

All three of us had different types of steaks and all were done to perfection with great flavour. They are overpriced though as were the sides but I guess the prices are on the menu so if you don't want to pay the price don't...More

Thank emptyhead
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner. Odered one first course 2 steaks and one desert. Together with a small bottle of wine we paid nearly 200 CAD. The steaks were good but no more than that. Quite basic food. The service was attentive and friendly. And...More

Thank Orit L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you want an upper scale meal or for a good steak then come to this place. The staff were all very friendly. The food was just awesome. Next time visit will come back here.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There was 10 of us celebrating my father's birthday this weekend. My dad is a big fan of good steak, so I chose Le Charbon steakhouse for our event because I always loved the cosy atmosphere of the restaurant. It was one of the best...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Server was unresponsive to mistakes on our food order. He was sarcastic in an attempt to be humorous. The food was cold. Obviously under heat lamp for a length of time. For a steak restaurant, the beef was over cooked. Probably from too long under...More

Thank FrenchFried1
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Response from jungonzales | Reviewed this property |
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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, 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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