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Le Baccara | Casino du Lac-Leamy

Le Baccara

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Le Baccara

Bold gastronomic pleasure

For a memorable evening with foodies such as yourself, place Le Baccara at the top of your list. Watch the team in the open kitchen perform their magic as they prepare succulent and inventive dishes with local products. From the first bite, you will understand why the CAA-AAA has awarded their Five Diamond rating to Le Baccara year after year.

Are you a lover of fine wines? You will be well served with our prize-winning cellar, one of the richest in Québec, where thousands of fine wines are stored, ready to caress your palate. 

Denis Girard

Executive Chef for the Casino du Lac-Leamy and Casino de Mont-Tremblant

The Casino du Lac-Leamy and Casino de Mont-Tremblant have counted on the expertise of Executive Chef Denis Girard since 2003. A graduate of culinary arts and pastry making from the Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec, he perfected his art in some of the best kitchens, including the famous Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in Switzerland. He is one of the most decorated chefs in Québec, and continues to set himself apart after a 35-year career. His dedication to his art was rewarded by the Société des chefs, cuisiniers et pâtissiers du Québec, who named him Québec’s Chef of the Year in 2015.

Prize-winning restaurant

As one of the finest restaurants in Québec, Le Baccara has earned a whole range of awards and recognition over the years.

 

Five Diamonds from 2001 to 2019

Coveted distinction awarded by the Canadian and American Automobile Associations

Best of Award of Excellence from 2004 to 2010

Awarded by Wine Spectator magazine

La Grande Carte d’Or 2009

Awarded by Québec’s Collège des ambassadeurs du vin

2008 Epicurians Award – Ottawa Wine & Food Festival

Best restaurant, chef of the year (Serge Rourre) and best wine experience (Danielle Dupont)

2003, 2005 and 2006 Epicurians Award – Ottawa Wine & Food Festival

Two gold medals for best service and best upscale restaurant

2004 Epicurians Award

Gold prize for Best Sommelier

Best wine selection 2004

Awarded by Ottawa City Magazine4th Annual Restaurant Awards

Four stars in the Guide Debeur since 1997

Highest distinction by Guide Debeur, who named Le Baccara the restaurant of the year in 2009.

Four Stars rating in 2002

Awarded by Mobil Travel Guide

Table de prestige 2000

Awarded by the Grand Prix du tourisme québécois en gastronomie

One of Ottawa’s 10 best restaurants

Ranked among Ottawa’s 10 best restaurants by Ottawa Magazine's well-known culinary columnist Chris Knight

Menu

Salad

Baby romaine lettuce, goat cheese, chestnuts, figs, Port wine, beets, Serrano ham chips

$16.00

Vegetarian

Leek with vinaigrette, salsify, mustard, mushroom chutneyLeek with vinaigrette, salsify, mustard, mushroom chutney

$16.00

Fish

Marinated hamachi, citrus, fennel, Espelette pepper

$20.00

Beef tartare

Classic garnish, marinated mushrooms, smoked oyster, small crunchy tile

$22.00

Guinea fowl rillettes

Kohlrabi, Niçoise salad, foie gras, truffle and pear

$22.00

Caviar

28 g jar, chef’s garnish

Market price

Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Choice of cream of Soups

Cream of potatoes, panna cotta with Parmesan, creamy egg yolk, caviar and chervil

$15.00 

Velvety squash and lobster soup, shellfish and red wine gastrique, lobster and glasswort salpicon, fried dulse

$18.00 

Sablefish

Lemon condiment, Ratte potato butter, curry sauce

$25.00

Foie gras

Pan-seared foie gras, smoked apple, buckwheat biscuit, jus with long pepper

$25.00

Château d’Yquem, Sauternes, 1993

2oz: $60.00

Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Vegetarian

Pappardelle with butternut squash and truffles, parsnip purée, mushrooms, asparagus, roasted almonds, crème fraîche

$42.00

Pasta

Spaghetti, mushrooms, rabbit leg confit, roasted pearl onions, micro arugula greens, morel mushroom sauce

$45.00

Chicken breast

Chicken breast cooked sous-vide with herb butter, barley with squash and serviceberries, celery leaf and goat cheese salad, bourbon and salted caramel sauce

$45.00

Beef

Beef tenderloin and short rib pulled beef, potato purée with Gruyère cheese, carrots glazed with veal stock and thyme, roasted cipollini onions, Brussel sprouts, green peppercorn sauce with cognac

$49.00

Lamb

Rack of lamb with spelt, lemon, basil, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, black pepper, marinated squash ribbons, crème fraîche, green peas, lamb glaze

$52.00

Fish

Catch of the day with creamed leek flavoured with porcini mushrooms, roasted Jerusalem artichoke, Ratte potato confit, sweet peas, veal jus with lemon confit and chestnuts

$46.00

Veal and lobster

New-style veal filet mignon and lobster, spinach, polenta, Riopelle de l’Isle cheese, pistachios

$54.00

Lobster and scallop

Lobster, scallop, leek, fregula pasta with broccoli pesto, fried cauliflower, emulsified butter with carrots and blackened ginger

$62.00

Extras

Foie gras: $18.00

Lobster tail: $18.00

Vegetarian dishes can be prepared upon request.

Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

The chef and his team offer a three-course, a five-course or a seven-course tasting menu.

Let us surprise you!

Three-course

$80.00

Five-course

$105.00

Seven-course

$125.00

Suggestions from our sommelier Danielle Dupont

Our sommelier, Danielle Dupont suggests a different wine with each course.
Enjoy the balance of impeccable wine pairing.

Selection of wine

Starting at $75.00

Selection of prestigious wine

Selection of wines includes a 3-ounce Champagne service with the hors-d’oeuvre

$90.00

Château d’Yquem, Sauternes, 1993

Pairing with selection of wine: $45.00

Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Show nights menu

3-course gourmet menu offert on show nights, from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$49* per person

Appetizers

Baby romaine lettuce, goat cheese, chestnuts, figs, Port wine, beets, Serrano ham chips

Or

Market fresh soup

Main courses

Catch of the day with creamed leek flavoured with porcini mushrooms, roasted Jerusalem artichoke, Ratte potatoes confit, sweet peas, veal jus with lemon confit and chestnuts

Or

Chicken breast cooked sous-vide with herb butter, barley with squash and serviceberries, celery leaf and goat cheese salad, bourbon and salted caramel sauce

Desserts

Dessert of the day

 

Mignardises

*Taxes and gratuities are not included. Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Assorted homemade sorbets

Assorted homemade sorbets or ice cream

$13.00

Blueberry confit

Tart wild blueberry confit, blancmange with Michel Cluizel almond paste, Concord grapes from Ontario and fresh figs

$16.00

Crème brûlée with fresh fruit

$14.00

Subtile

Chocolate mousse, maple praliné biscuit, lemon cream, maple jelly, gingerbread cookie, cocoa liqueur sorbet

$16.00

The soufflé

Expect a 15-minute waiting period

Guanaja chocolate soufflé with fresh exotic fruit garnish

$16.00

Tiramisu

Dulce de leche, coffee-chocolate mousse, raspberry biscuit, light cinnamon leaf infusion, chocolate cream

$16.00

The vegan

Chocolate pannacotta decorated with a creamy lime flower, rhubarb compote, lime jelly, white balsamic reduction, rhubarb froth with white balsamic

$16.00

Dessert combinations from our kitchen workshop

$21.00

Cheeses

Chef’s selection

$19.00

Please note that menus and prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Wines

Le Baccara’s grands crus are worth the detour. The restaurant’s cellar, which has grown over the past twenty years, now holds over 10,000 bottles of wine from all over the world, including an impressive selection of Bordeaux. There are also many private imports, and some are exclusive to Le Baccara. Questions? Our sommeliers will be pleased to suggest pairings. 

Information

Le Baccara

Casino du Lac-Leamy, Level 3
1 Boulevard du Casino
Gatineau, QC J8Y 6W3

Directions

 

Information and reservations

819-772-6210 or 1-800-665-2274

Business casual attire suggested

Access restricted to persons 18 years of age or older.

Accessible to persons with reduced mobility.

Please note that a 15% gratuity is automatically added for groups of 8 persons or more.

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