Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill

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Côtes-à-Côtes is a trendy Bistro Resto with an modern cuisine & a passionate young team, greeting you in Petit Champlain with an incredible atmosphere. We do believe that, anything shared tastes much better! Our famous specialties are BBQ Ribs, Steaks, Sea delights & Bistro cuisine in platters made FOR 2 which allows you to go through all our signature dishes!

Our 250 seats outdoor seating gives us the title of the largest patio in town! The view on the St-Lawrence River, Château Frontenac & Batterie Royale, adds up for a unique experience in a lovely & charming atmosphere.
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience1

It was good. Except for the random artist who wanted to draw our portrait walked by the table. We declined the service. But he was not happy about it, gave some passive aggressive attitude and left. Left a negative vibe for the rest of the evening

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good for a casual family meal. Our waiter was great and very service oriented.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on December 31, 2019

Thank you very much for sharing! We ope to see you again.

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NYEd
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Had a horrible dining experience. The server forgot our poutine and served the burger 20 minutes before the poutine. When we told him it was cold the server said that’s how it comes in Canada. Horrible first evening dining in Quebec City. Very disappointed.

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vipDylan
New England
15 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Pork ribs are excellent

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vipTravelingLina
Seattle
50 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The Christmas menu was a great value, and the service was outstanding. The food could be better, and the restaurant interior could definitely use more cozy and comfortable makeover. It felt a bit like a temporary setup.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was really good but service was delayed.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

End of day late meal that was thoroughly enjoyable!

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vippsamead
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Worst experience ever

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great view, great food.

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vipftsmjs
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We were seated on the deck outside. The view of the river was quite nice. There was a mix up with our first course. It seems as though my wife's soup was delivered to another table. So we had to wait until her soup was ready. The soup was barely warm, nowhere near what French onion soup usually is.

We both had fish and chips. The fish was really good, but the chips were just so-so. The triple chocolate brownie was really good also.

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KimB
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We shared the beef plate for 2 as a suggestion from our server and it was excellent.

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AnnaI
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible ribs, steaks and everything! Thanks to our waiter Miguel for explaining and suggestions

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Wondraa
New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our best meal while vacationing in Quebec City. I have never had such tender meaty flavorful ribs, the meat was tender and falling off the bones.
And the Poutine!!! Amazing, the fries were PERFECTLY cooked and crisp, no sogginess at all even with the gravy!!!

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Peter
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Worst meal ever EVER
We had reservations but were not given the nice empty table by the window over looking the river, instead my wife had a view of the cutlery near the kitchen. Half of the meals on the menu were not available, the wine we ordered from the menu was not available. This should have been our sign to leave but we stayed as we were hungry from walking all day.
I ordered the fillet minion and my wife ordered chicken supreme. The chicken was pressed chicken that was cold, on top of stale lumpy mashed potatoes and 2 slices of onion. One bite and my wife was no longer hungry. It can’t be that bad I said as I cut into my steak. It was also cold and the gravy had congealed.
We drank our wine 1/2 litre of local white, pushed our meals aside then paid cash $140 and walked out without eating anything.

We went down the road and purchased a pizza.
The pizza was really good!

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Marsuvoyage2019
Indiana
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food is not bad but pricey for the quality. Poutine is good but at $17 is a bit too much. This is to be expected in a touristy area.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on May 21, 2019

Thank you for taking this moment to write us your appeciation

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ReedNC
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Friendly service, helpful that their English was pretty good as our French is not. They were tolerant of our rambunctious 1 year old. Food variety was pretty good and ribs were their specialty, but no one out of our 6 different meals was disappointed.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on May 21, 2019

Thank you for taking this moment to write us your appeciation

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Souper amoureux 😍

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SShortSho
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Honestly, there are many better options in both lower and upper town. We had the duck confit salad (mixed greens with a duck drumstick on the side, so it was DIY?) the flank steak (not seasoned, undercooked and with the sauce on the side in a plastic cup) a burger (was very good, but not a reason to choose a restaurant) and the fish and chips (again ok, but wasn’t here for a deep fried piece of fish). The plating on slate tiles made for messy meals, and incongruous to the plastic wrapped napkins and plastic containers of mayo. It feels like they’ve not decided on a format... more casual pub food vs foodie/fine dining. Anyway, with Cochin Dingue, La Lapin Sauté etc nearby not a restaurant I’d recommend.

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vipKittyG
Seattle
38 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Despite it being a wet and miserable night outside, inside was warm and inviting. Service wss prompt and the food, as always, delicious. I selected the Table d'hote for $35 but paid a little more for the red deer ribs and trio of creme bruleé. This gets you a 4 course meal and a coffee or pot of tea for about $50 including tax.

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FrancoisC
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superbe endroit et la bouffe était parfaite! Nous y retournerons bientôt c’est plus qu’officiel!

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HeatherH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on January 31, 2019

Thank you so much!

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KirstenC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful late afternoon early evening at Cotes. the NewYear's Eve menu was great and the wait staff were attentive and fun. Our family with two teenagers enjoyed the food and ambience of the restaurant. The deer ribs were cooked perfectly and the wine list was great.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on January 31, 2019

Thank you so much! I'm glad to read your appreciation about food and ambience. We hope you had wonderful time in Quebec and Happy New year to you and all your familly.

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Fred
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience2

When we came at 18h00 on September 15th 2018, no one told us that there were a waiting time for the service.

We waited for 30 min after placing our order before having any news from the waiter regarding our entres. If not from the fact that we had to initiate the question, the waiter wouldn’t had asked the kitchen when would have our entres would been served. He them told us that there was a problem with the entres and that we had to change them. Since we had already been waited for more then 30 minutes since we ordered, we decided to cancel the entres and go directly to the main meal. Once served, the filet mignon we ordered was far (and I mean very far) from the cooking temperature we asked. The meat had to go back in the kitchen to be corrected. Once the main meal finish, we did not take any change and ask for the check.

I do understand that at this periode of the year the restaurant must have been low staff (with the beginning of the school and the fact that staff is hard to find these days), but communication between a restaurant and is customer is the key for success as far as I know (and I have work in restaurant when I was at school).

Not everything is the server’s fault, so that is why I did gave him a tip.

For please, tell you staff to have a better communication with the customer and most of all when they arrive. By not telling them that there is a waiting time, you a creating expectation and if you are not able to live to those expectations, you will be out of customers pretty soon.

Do what you want with my comments. It was the fist time at your restaurant and I at this point, I am not considering going back.

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DianeP
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Belle présentation de plats tous délicieux. La salade au canard et tangerines est un must! Explications détaillées des plats par un serveur courtois et compétent. Une belle expérience!

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on January 31, 2019

Merci beaucoup et au plaisir de vous revoir

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DurriyaD
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We sat outside. Though it had been raining earlier it was covered and it was night. Beautiful ambience with the River on one side and the Chateau Frontenac on the other side.

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MauriceR
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Super emplacement, vue pittoresque du château Frontenac. La bouffe est bonne mais sans plus. Le service étais bien et bon choix de plats.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on January 31, 2019

Merci pour votre commentaire

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GretchenO
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

On vacation from US. Good beer. Nice selection of Canadian fare. Food very good and plentiful relative to price.

Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill
Responded on January 31, 2019

Thank you! We hope to see you again

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vipJJ2mtl
Montreal
47 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Belle terrasse mais nourriture moyenne. Personnel charmant et attentif

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RoyR
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall1food1service4ambience3

The food was super disappointed, duck drums are made out of stone and even the baby back ribs were medium minus

Totally overrated or full with fake reviews
Definitely the worst food experience on our trip

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
82 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We are outside, nice view of water and Frontenac. The menu and food were just average. There are probably nicer restaurants in Quebec City.

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vipIsabelle
Montreal
14 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Service très lent. Non respect de ma commande de sauce à part. Bavette miniature.

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teaguet
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Food satisfactory; not special.
Service was dreadfully slow. Waitress apologised and subsequently offered us some bread to compensate. Too little too late.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall1food2service4ambience2

Bof , après 2 heures d’attentes après la commande ... pas un bon choix un soir occupe

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DreamBee
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We visited on a very busy night during a festival event. As a result, service was a bit slow and it took quite a while to get our meal. One person in our party ordered a multi-course meal which may have caused some of the delay for the rest of our party; however, the wait for all of us to receive the main course was extensive. Most of the entrees were very good but the filet mignon ordered by one person in our party was not hot and they were disappointed. The BBQ ribs for 2 dinner was quite good; however, we were not impressed with the sauce on the duck legs that were served with that entree. All in all, I would return to this restaurant and would recommend it for a casual dining experience.

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vipSabs
Washington DC
38 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good food - not great. Service was very good. Wonderful location and fun outdoor space. I ordered bison as an experiment and it was stronger tasting than I expected - kinda like liver. Wished I had gotten the pork ribs instead. Trout was also good. Sides were good.

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MattW
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Went on a Sunday evening - 6:30 PM. Very quiet. Cool and windy so we move over. Staff very helpful, but it turns out there was a big event the fly before so a lot of the dessert options were gone. Food OK - great onion soup though. Id give it another chance - location to die for

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vipTrisha
Philadelphia
58 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience5

We were visiting Quebec City for the weekend and decided on Cotes a Cotes Resto-Grill for our Saturday dinner. Being a weekend in July, the town was crowded with tourists. When we arrived at our reservation time, I was a bit concerned our table may have been given away. However, after only a five minute wait, we were seated at a lovely open window table with a great view for people watching. The food was delightful - it just took quite some time to arrive. We were not offered any bread either, so had to patiently wait for our appetizers to arrive. My dinner companion and I didn't mind the long wait, as we had lots to watch from our window!
We were seated inside, but there is a lovely outdoor patio area that was filled with guests and looked like it would be fun to be seated there as well.

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DarrellS
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Our waiter did his best but he was up against a kitchen that took over an hour to deliver our food—including salads.

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VeroniqueR
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot, dog-friendly (we brought our dogs with us) and great service for both dogs and owners.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything tasted good, friendly service, good ambiance.

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Côtes à Côtes Resto-Grill is rated 4 stars by 82 OpenTable diners.