Started in 1984, Restaurant L'Echaudé was a dream conceived by five travelling friends who had a passion for food. From inspirations which they gathered from Paris and New York, Restaurant L'Echaudé was born. The theme of the restaurant is, fine dining experience at an affordable price. The menu here is seasonal and local organic ingredients form the base of every dish. Their wines are also sourced from selective vineyards only. Good food, classy atmosphere and meticulous service all sum up as a reason for their loyal customer base. The bistro is open 7 days a week, brunch starts at 10:00a on weekends, lunch starts at 11:30a from Monday to Friday and dinner starts at 5:30p. They offer a 21 percent discount on their menu after 9:00p.
Located in the Old Port, Initiale offers a unique culinary experience. The chef uses the purest and the rarest ingredients to create such innovative French cuisine as sweetbreads with pumpkin and caramelized onions. High ceilings, large windows and subtle lighting radiate calm. The popular eight-course grand menu is recommended, along with the roasted lamb and the veal. The food, the decor and the service will enchant you, as will the very good wine list.
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!
Paillard Le Café-Boulangerie cafe and bakery on Saint-Jean Street also offers ice creams apart from the freshly baked products. The European ambiance within, complete with huge wooden tables, is juxtaposed with electronic menus displaying the various items available. Choose from amongst sandwiches, croissants, salads and more. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and grab your grub!
Tucked away in a corner of Old Quebec, this charming, old cafe has been around for ages. Offering a simple and wholesome menu of European favorites that involves delicious preparations of duck, chicken and other meats, the place was established in 1974. This hidden gem serves some of the best coffee in the neighborhood, drop in for a taste of the quintessential home-cooked meal; dont forget to try a delicious pie and finish with a refreshing coffee, you'll surely be coming 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.
Phil Smoked Meat is a restaurant serving Italian style of food since 2012. They are arguably the best place in Quebec City to get smoked chicken. Their menu is simple including dishes like sandwiches, pastas, pizzas, salads, pulled pork and a lot more. It also has a small bar selection which goes perfectly with the food. The place is fairly small with only a few tables, hence take away is advisable.
Located in the up scale neighborhood of St-Roch, Boudoir Bar & Pizzeria is a Neapolitan style pizzeria and a bar which opened up in 2015. The place was earlier known as The Boudoir Lounge before its transformation to a pizzeria. The interior of the restaurant has a very urban setting with metal chairs and cool neon signs of the wall. They have kept the menu pretty simple with basic pizzas, salads and sides but offers extravagant flavors. The place also has it bar on the first floor featuring a range of spirits and wine.
Open from 7a on weekdays, this expansive restaurant in Grande-Allee is a breakfast staple for the locals. The fairly large menu offers an extensive choice of French and Italian breakfast favorites. Patrons prefer to sit out at the spacious patio to soak in the morning sun or simply grab a take away on their way to work. As the day progresses, the restaurant gets busier, with the afternoon lunch crowd descending for their delicious salads, crab cakes, pizzas and more. Come evening, the place gets livelier, with the after-work crowd dropping-by for drinks and a good time. Dinner menu offers everything from pastas and grilled specialties to seafood favorites and more. There's a separate menu for the kids as well. The dining room is beautifully decorated with contemporary accents and offers a perfect ambiance for a lively dinner and conversation. Check website for more.
Quintessential of a bistro, Hobbit is known to serve an eclectic range of delicacies, that will linger on your palette for quite some time. Located on Rue Saint-Jean, it lies on close proximity to Grande-Alle. The bistro has a casual yet chic ambiance, that will put you at ease, the moment you step in. With an friendly and courteous staff, the bistro features an elaborate menu that consists of stand-out dishes like fried calamari, trout tartare, filet mignon and french onion soup. Drop by to have a hearty meal with loved ones, and let them satisfy you with the friendly hospitality on offer.