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La Belle Excuse

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524 St Viateur, Joliette, Quebec J6E 3B3, Canada
+1 450-756-0118
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food very good well prepare wine list good clean friendly summer time terrasse no parking have to park on the street decor in an old house better to have reservation on the week end lunch do not need reservation. Lunch and dinner menu price affordable

Thank Carole C
Joliette, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We where there for two birthdays, my wife and a good friend of mine. We where ten persons, and every persons appreciate this old house decor, a very large menu with fish, pasta, beef, fruit of mare, etc... Our waitress was very professional. The meals and our plates was hot and delicious. A good selection of wine, Price is a... More 

Thank scoobidoo48
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180 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

La Belle excuse is set in a quaint old house and offers fish, pasta and beef. It is a few doors down from the town square. A bit pricy, but very attentive service and warm hospitality. Food is acceptable and a reasonable wine list at competitive prices is offered (you actually walk over to a display of the bottles, allowing... More 

Thank MontrealLouis007
Edmonton, Canada
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We dined at La Belle Excuse since it was my partner's favourite restaurant in Joliette when he lived and worked in town. It brought back wonderful memories for him, and we got to make our own new memories. The menu is rather large, so lack of choice won't be a problem. Trying to select just one dish for your meal... More 

Thank Jeff B
Pullach im Isartal, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

The food was ok at best, waiters nice but service rather mediocre, other clientele without any style and rather annoying.

1 Thank Timo S
Joliette, Canada
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Usually meet with friends on a monthly basis. Atmosphere is great and value for GREAT food is good. Wines are very reasonable in pricing.

Thank N0rlin
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

This restaurant is very friendly and has an european look. It has nice terraces. It offers a fine menu at affordable prices, especially at lunch time. We did enjoy the cod with spiced tomato and capers salsa; the fish was a thick piece, perfectly cooked and tes salsa was a great seasonning for it. With the menu, a sald or... More 

Thank Christiane L
Mexico City, Mexico
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

We were walking enjoying the fresh cold wind and a nice music and a perfect ambiance invite us to this restaurant. It was our first night out for dinner in this little town, and it was such an amazing experience! The fondues and the salmon pasta were awesome... The service was great and they really tried to help us with... More 

1 Thank CesarCastrejon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, After-hours
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 St Viateur, Joliette, Quebec J6E 3B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Joliette
  • Phone Number: +1 450-756-0118

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