Jack Saloon Urbain will win you over with its combination of delicious food and great music. This country themed restaurant and bar has an authentic Texan flavor in the food as well as the atmosphere, with the barn like wooden tables and old country music they often play. Their tuna tartare, wings and pulled pork are to die for. Also, service is quick and efficient.
This bistro-type French and Italian restaurant, which is quite popular with businessmen, is located on Cartier Avenue. The cuisine is delicious and impeccably presented. The Deer Medallion with Cabernet and blueberry sauce, and the Salmon with Rhubarb and Red Currant Butter are worth a try. Graffiti has the largest wine selection in the city; guests have 400 vintages to choose from. The red brick and mahogany dining room is always inviting, while a private dining room can accommodate 20 people.
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.
A classy gastropub, La Planque is located in the Old Limoilou area of Quebec City. With a chic and contemporary ambiance, the restaurant successfully impresses in the first look. The staff is courteous, and humbly accepts all your requests. With a menu that focuses on French cuisine, they have some delicious dishes like Thon albacore, Huîtres canadiennes, Cochon bio de Damien and Poulet des Voltigeurs. A range of fine wines and beverages are also available to accompany the order of your choice. In the list of desserts, the Fromage québécois and Carré aux dattes are a must try. Call ahead for reservations or visit their website to know more.
Batinse radiates an ambient setting to enjoy some inventive cocktails and savory preparations. This Upper Town spot not just impresses with an exhaustive list of creative infusions, but also offers an equally exciting food menu featuring hearty sausages, meat pies, crepes, salads and fritters. Opt for those appetizing small plates made with fresh ingredients and the right blend of seasonings, even as you beguile your taste buds with those expertly crafted cocktails or chilled beers.
Located in Hotel Auberge du Trésor, this little bar & bistro is quite popular among the neighbors of Vieux Quebec. With a modern yet laid-back ambiance, the place seems perfect for a casual drink or meal with loved ones. Drop by to enjoy a live match, or just let your hair down, and chat over pitchers of chilled beer and piping hot pizzas. The staff at 1640 Bistro is very attentive, and the service offered is top-notch. The bar is child-friendly and welcomes patrons, apart from the hotel guests as well.
A casual neighborhood eatery, Les Fistons is the choice of many locals, in the Old Limoilou neighborhood. Located on 3e Avenue, this little place serves some delicious pizzas. With a cozy ambiance, it features everything from freshly brewed coffees to hard liquor and beer. Drop by to have a casual meal with friends, as you enjoy the piping hot pizza, along with the live matches on TV.