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Le Cochon Dingue represents a complete French bistro. A place for good food and drinks, this place is woven into the common thread of French influence on Quebec. Their menu ranges from pork to duck, and chicken to sea-food, they have it all. The interiors of this eatery ooze a feeling of home. It is a place for families to enjoy good French food. While at the restaurant, do not forget to have their very popular Sugar Pie!
Boîte à Pain is a bakery located in the Saint Roch neighborhood of Quebec City. Their bread is made of local organic ingredients which are of a very high quality. It also has a unique taste and flavor and is long lasting in nature. The bakery also serves sandwiches and pizzas; needless to say, all baked in-house. They also serve expresso, filter coffee, hot chocolate etc and also house special desserts, which makes them a soulful bakery. Check their website for details.
All you lovers of chocolate find your way to Érico, if you want to give in to your dark temptations. Take in the many objects on display at the museum. Furthermore, learn the secrets of chocolate making and also watch a video demonstration. Then move on to the most interesting part, ordering your choice of chocolates! Home delivery is available too.
Step into the Maison Jean-Alfred Moisan in Upper Town to find the oldest grocery store in North America. Old melodies, playing in the background, will take you back in time. The ancient interiors of the store go back to the 18th century. Besides being a grocery store, it also functions as a museum, an antique shop and even a wine and liquor store!
Tea-aficionados shouldn't miss a chance to visit this delightful store, that's practically an institution for the refreshing brew. With an expert team that sources teas from all over the world, with a special emphasis on Asia, Camellia Sinensis offers one of the most diverse tea selections in the city. Drop in to their boutique to discover a mind-blowing array of fine teas from various origins. The knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to find a brew to your liking. In addition to this, the boutique also offers a handsome selection of tea-ware, books as well as tea-related gifts. A little space within the store, with a handful of tables caters to those who wish to enjoy a refreshing cup right then. Beyond the retail factor, Camellia Sinensis also offers tasting sessions, tea workshop and other such events. Check website for more.
Satisfying and surpassing any and all crepe cravings, Au Petit Coin Breton is known for its succulent crepes filled with cheese, asparagus, mushrooms, seafood and more. Large salads and appetizers, like Parmesan fondue and shrimp cocktail, are also on the menu. For dessert, try crepes stuffed with pears, chocolate, whipped cream, strawberries, and other treats. To add to its typical Breton atmosphere, waitresses wear the traditional blue dress, white apron, and headdress.
Paillard Le Café-Boulangerie is a bakery on Saint-Jean Street which offers a plethora of freshly baked products. The lovely ambiance within is complemented by huge wooden tables, promising patrons a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Choose from sandwiches, croissants, salads and even pizzas. Apart from these, the bakery is lauded for its decadent desserts, the likes of which include treats like cookies, eclairs, pastries, macaroons, brownies, tarts, and cream puffs among others.
Considered to be one of the finest jewellery makers in Quebec, Zimmerman delights with their refreshing designs and a hawk-eyed attention to detail. The boutique was established by Michel Zimmerman in 1990, after numerous years of learning and designing jewellery for prestigious brands in Paris. One of the secrets to their near-flawless quality, is all of their jewellery is handcrafted without the use of casting. From classic designs to cutting-edge contemporary pieces, the boutique has something for everyone. A must-visit if you're looking for gifts for a special someone.
The spirit of Christmas never fades at this boutique specializing in all things festive. You'll be transported to a magical land as soon as you step inside, with the store decked up in fairy-lights and awash with hues of red. From beautiful tree ornaments and nativity decor to gifts and one-of-a-kind souvenirs, the store's collection is all-encompassing. The store remains perennially crowded in the weeks preceding Christmas, and is one of the city's favorites to stock up on festive goodies.