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J.A. Moisan Epicerie

699 Rue Saint Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P7, Canada
+1 418-522-0685
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Such variety!

This is a must-stop if you’re in the area! The variety and quality of their products is awesome... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
NieSam
,
Maine
Good breakfast submerged in the history of Quebec

This epicerie is a must go in Quebec City. We had a very good French-style breakfast while being... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
LasMarta
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St. John's, Canada
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An old grocery store in operation since 1871.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grocery store” (23 reviews)
“pâté” (2 reviews)
“great picnic” (2 reviews)
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699 Rue Saint Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1P7, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-522-0685
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"pâté"
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"quality items"
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"fun stop"
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"interesting items"
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"step back in time"
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"baked goods"
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"vinegars"
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"gifts"
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"jean"
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is a must-stop if you’re in the area! The variety and quality of their products is awesome. They seemed to have something of everything. There were beautiful cheeses, teas, coffees, maple products, spices (including saffron behind the counter), mustards, preserves, meats, crackers, cookies and...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

This epicerie is a must go in Quebec City. We had a very good French-style breakfast while being surrounded by history. The establishment is there sine 1871 and the original style is still well preserved. Besides, the epicerie sells a great variety of good-quality (local...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed stopping in as we walked thru old Quebec City. This part of town felt more genuine as compared to the area immediately surrounding the Frontenac. Charming from the outside and a gourmet grocer inside. A unique place to visit. We didn't buy anything...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the nearby Hilton and Moisan was a wonderful shop to pop into. The range of gourmet goods is very impressive. I stopped for a heated pain au chocolate and a latte and felt like I was in France. This is a...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

This grocery store was bigger on the inside than it looked from the outside. The inside had the old brick walls showing in places. There were a good amount of items in this store. A spice room like I have never seen! Just a cool...More

1  Thank where2nextbabe
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This store has a great selection of items to choose from and many imported items that you would not find elsewhere. My experience browsing was far from favorable. Although I spent about $50 not once did any member of the staff greet me or even...More

2  Thank NJB96
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

After so many meals eating in restaurants, we felt like something different... So we stop at J.A. Moisan and got everything for a great picnic! Salads, pâté, prosciutto, cheese, sweets... And it's only a small portion of all we could have gotten there... so many...More

1  Thank Isabelle C
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Walking in we got a whiff of the exotic. Marvelous fragrances from spices, etc. We generally enjoy checking out grocery stores when traveling, so this was like a little mecca. Tasty tempting treats include baked goods, meats and cheeses, spices and teas. With a history...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is an adorable old grocery store that is bigger than it looks like from the outside. A great place for those that like to experience the culture of food. I am glad that I read about this place on Trip Advisor as the reviews...More

Thank Carolyn H
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely entranced that thus store has been in existence for so long. Love it. So many things to purchase

Thank Renate S
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GoGoBoots_2010
Bonjour. I will be returning to Quebec City in two weeks to do a self-tour (walking tour) both within the fortification walls and outside of them. I love the St-Jean-Baptiste quartier -- which is how I stumbled upon your wonderful epicerie: J.A. Moisan. For this coming trip, I would like to spend more time in your store browsing so that I don't feel rushed and leave with only the purchase of a tote bag. I love preserves, wine, cheese and nuts. So ... May I ask your hours during the week, as I will be arriving late at night on a Sunday and then planning to walk distances beginning on Monday morning? I am hoping that your store is open early in case it closes by 6 p.m., at which time I'll be having supper in town or at the hotel (one hotel in la Basse-Ville, the other hotel in l'Haute-Ville). I will be in Quebec City for five full days, so this time I don't want to miss the chance to purchase some delicious foods and wine from your epicerie. And I just might buy another J.A. Moisan tote bag, as I have worn out the one that I purchased in 2015. Thank you for your time, and I am looking forward to reading your reply as well as the responses of past visitors. I think that there is time for me to receive replies before my trip begins. Merci encore. (Or is it "Encore merci.")
October 30, 2017|
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Response from Renate S | Reviewed this property |
I am was a visitor as you are but I believe the store is open 830am to 7pm. absolutely wonderful
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