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Mistral Gagnant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Downtown Quebec City
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160 Rue St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3W1, Canada
+1 418-692-4260
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Quebec City, Canada
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderfull Provence restaurant in now close and out of buisness for retreat after all thoses years in buissness.

Thank Alain H
northern virginia
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

we loved our trip to Provence a decade ago ... this is the closest match we've enjoyed. upon entering we were warmly welcomed as family by a co-owner. and, the experience continued ... great food: escargot best since Brussels, lamb in thyme best since Provence, and my wife's herb chicken was perfect. you will be very pleased with the experience.

1 Thank lbshes
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132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Mistral Gagnant is just outside the much pricier section of the eastern lower town. We had noticed it during one of our walks and thought it had a more authentic feel than many of the restaurants in the trendier sections of the city. We were very well looked after by the manager and the food was what we imagined to... More 

Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We walked past this restaurant a couple of times before we even realized it was open. Thank goodness we were able to be seated when we did make it inside - it was absolutely marvelous, from the first course through the dessert. Everything was beautifully prepared and presented. The only drawback was that we didn't have the opportunity to come... More 

Thank LarryML1
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660 reviews
499 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

In spite of the stellar reviews we found the service to be a bit slow, the chairs hard and the food OK. Our server was nice enough but overall, the food just didn't meet our expectations. Pretty good red wine. Probably won't return.

Thank travchef
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had a perfectly wonderful dinner tonight at Mistral Gagnant. The caesar salad and salmon tartare we had to begin our evening were both delicious. My husband had beef tenderloin with mushroom sauce. The beef was cooked exactly as he ordered and the sauce was to die for. I had the mahi mahi with a high presto sauce and it... More 

Thank TGB60
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a lovely, classically French small restaurant. Each course beautiful prepared, textures, tastes simple and beautifully executed. A quiet respite in a beautiful city.

Thank vbmBoston
The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

What a pleasant surprise. After the crowds of people in Old Quebec it was a pleasure to find Le Mistral Gagnant on a quiet street. We were warmly greeted and sat at a prime table in the window. The service was attentive, the wine recommendation spot on and the food delicious. Loved the escargot and the bouillabaisse. The décor was... More 

1 Thank thiggins2016
Montreal, Canada
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you cannot afford to go to France then go to Mistral Gagnant in old Quebec. The decor atmosphere and food are classic French with better service. We were a group of 8 and we all had very good meals. If you are a Caesar salad lover then don't miss the Caesar at this restaurant.

Thank Slabotsky
Bangor ME
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465 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We enjoyed our dinner sitting in the window seat watching the passersby while we dined. The food was all quite good, although the only dish I clearly recall is the very nice lemon pie. The service was somewhat disorganized, and we were served out starters twice.

Thank Ghost

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Rue St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 3W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-4260

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