This well-established French restaurant in the Old City has won several awards for its simply exquisite cuisine. The charming dining room at Saint-Amour features stone walls, flowers, and mirrors refined, yet romantic. It specializes in seafood like swordfish with sweet pimento in a cream sauce, game like grilled caribou with poached pear and cedar jelly, lamb dishes like rack of lamb in a fine herb and cheese crust, and Quebec duck foie gras. Desserts are spectacular, and the wine list features a 1928 Sauternes Chateau La Tour.
Aux Anciens Canadiens is a well-known restaurant located in the beautiful Maison Jacquet, a 1675 building that was once home to novelist Philippe-Aubert de Gaspé. His novel gives its name to the restaurant. The table d'hôte offers an entrée, soup, choice of main course, desert and coffee or teas. Most of the cuisine is Quebecois, that is the local French-Canadian cuisine, which is distinctively different from French fare.
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.
Right in the heart of Old Quebec, near the Château Frontenac, this renowned French restaurant is located in an elegant Victorian mansion built in 1845. Le Continental features a rich and sober decor of deep colors and oak. Over the years, the cuisine and service has been awarded many national and international awards. The menu is made up of classics like snails in garlic butter served in their shells, and various other preparations.
Located in the Best Western Aristocrate Hotel in Sainte-Foy, this restaurant is lit by large picture windows. Even if very elegant and classy, the ambiance is relaxed, and the service impeccable. Salmon is one of the house specialties, served poached, or roasted. Tables d'hôte can be constructed from any main course to suit most palates. There are separate breakfast, lunch and dinner menus available, along with a 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!
A rotisserie, Benny & Co. is a chain of restaurants, that is known to serve some amazing delicacies made out of chicken. This particular outlet is located in downtown Quebec City and lies on Avenue Belvédère. A family-style restaurant, it has a casual ambiance, that makes it perfect for any meal of the day. Among all the dishes on their menu, the Salade jardinière, Demi-poulet, Côtes et cuisse and Repas poitrine sans peau are the ones that customers keep coming back for. Their dessert range is also quite interesting, with delicious options like Gâteau triple chocolat, Tarte aux pacanes and Mille-feuille. Take-away and delivery options remain available at the outlet. See website for more.
With a typical diner-style ambiance, this little restaurant serves up a delectable platter of meat delicacies. Located at Rue Raoul-Jobin, it lies in the Saint Sauveur neighborhood of Quebec City. Hop in for a casual meal, and try their smoked meat with fries, Salade grecque, Sous-marin and Steak de foie Lyonnais. A range of sides, beverages, desserts, combos and kid-friendly meals are also available. The staff is helpful and smiling at all times. To reserve for groups, please call ahead.
Kalimera is a humble restaurant that located in the Saint Sauveur neighborhood of Quebec City. Specializing in menu that serves hearty options for breakfast, it also has a cheap price, to suits everyone's budget. Fresh ingredients and flavorful food, is what you can expect at this local place. The service is friendly and the dining experience is worth the money. Drop here, if you are nearby, and wish to indulge in a wholesome breakfast.
A convenience store, Couche-Tard is located on Avenue de Bourlamaque. The store is a one stop shop for a lot of foodstuffs including chips, sodas, wine, chocolates, sauces, bread etc. Apart from being a store, it is also a great option to have breakfast. Serving some yummy sandwiches and coffees, in a relaxed setting, it proves to be a great hangout place for locals. See their website for more.
Frite Alors! is a local chain of fast food restaurants, that serves some amazing delicacies like burgers, sandwiches et al. This particular outlet located at Crémazie Ouest lies in the Montcalm neighborhood of Quebec City, and if filled with locals throughout the day. With a laid-back ambiance, the restaurant seems perfect for a casual family lunch or catch-up with friends. While you are here, you can try their dishes like Le Gros Machin, La Bourguignonne poutine, Toulouse Sausage and L’Hambourgeois burger. A range of beers, as well as non-alcoholic beverages are also available to team up with the order of your choice. To finish it all, you can try their fresh desserts which change on a regular basis. Ask your server for the dessert of the day, and complete the meal on a sweet note. See website for more.
Les Délices d’Ariana is a cozy little restaurant located in the heart of Montcalm, and is popular for serving Afghani cuisine. With a dimly-lit decor, the restaurant reflects a warm ambiance, which is welcoming in every sense. An eclectic mix of Indian and Afghani cuisine is the focus of their menu, while serving dishes like Kabouli Palow, Poulet Tandeauri, butter chicken and chicken tandoori. A perfect place to have a quiet meal, Les Délices d’Ariana is the place to go, for some fiery and flavorful dishes.