Let the kids run wild with their imagination at this veritable wonderland of toys that spans 2322.6 square meters (25000 square feet). Established in 2004, Benjo is widely considered to be one of the best toy stores in the region, with an exhaustive selection that spans numerous genres and age groups. Going beyond the traditional concept of a toy store, the shop has numerous activities to pique children's curiosity. A ride throughout the store aboard the electric train is a favorite with the children. Besides this, there's a restaurant as well as a crafts corner for the kids to unleash their creativity. Check website for more.
Galeries de la Capitale is more than just a shopping mall, it is also an indoor amusement park with, among other things, a roller-coaster, bumper cars, a skating rink and IMAX Le Theatre. Over 250 stores feature a variety of women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories and jewelry. The mall is home to a few Quebec chains, too, like San Francisco, l'Officiel and Simon's, an upscale, trendy department store.
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.
Located at a short distance from downtown Quebec, Place Fleur de Lys is one of the largest malls across the entire city and is certainly a one-stop shop for all your shopping needs. With over two hundred stores within its premises, this shopping center has outlets of brands such as Kamasutra, Urban Planet, Normandin, Ardene, La Senza, Naturalizer, Unic, Pamela, Uniglobe Voyages Lachane and Reitmans, among several others. They have a vast food court as well, where you can catch a break in between all the shopping.
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.
Laurier Québec is one of the largest shopping centers in the city of Quebec and offers a plethora of options for shopping and has a wide range of stores too. One will find stores of brands such as Sears, Angela Jones, Bikini Village, Smart Set, Claire France, Vincent D Amerique, Old Navy and several others. The mall also offers over 30 food options, ensuring that spirits remain high after a day full of shopping.
A supermarket chain, Metro is located in downtown Quebec City. Just like any other mega mart, this one too has everything from a safety pin, to fresh produce of vegetables and meat. Crowded with locals, Metro is the one stop shop, for everyone in the neighborhood.
Epicerie L Hébert is a small supermarket and grocery store, located in the Saint Sauveur neighborhood of Quebec City. Visited mainly by locals in the area, it stocks up the regular share of vegetables, meat and fruits. Apart from this, there are other small things of daily use that are also available at the store. Call ahead to known their hours of operation.
A chain of supermarkets across Canada, Provigo is like the local store for Quebec citizens to run errands. Located between the neighborhoods of Montcalm and Saint Sacrament, it lies on Boulevard René Lévesque Ouest. A convenience store, it stocks up everything from fresh groceries and bakery products, to daily essentials and household items.
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.
A specialty food store, Morena is known to sell, some of the freshest local produce and gourmet food items. Located in the Montcalm neighborhood of Quebec City, it also features a restaurant, that serves some brilliant contemporary dishes. After you are done shopping for the cheeses, sauces and bakery products, you can relax in their restaurant and choose from a variety of delicacies on offer. Of their entire menu, the dishes like Brandade de morue, Fontina fondant, Parmigiana d’aubergine and Orecchiette ortolano stand out the most. A variety of wines, both red and white, are available to complement the menu on offer. Morena, with all its features, deems to be a great choice for casual lunch and grocery shopping.
A huge farmer's market, Halles du Petit Quartier is located in the Montcalm neighborhood of Quebec city. With shops selling fresh produce of vegetables and fruits, there are also ones selling freshly cut meat and sea food. Apart from the groceries, one can expect to find pharmacies, restaurants and other small shops in the market. A great place for locals to shop, it also remains an attraction among tourists. Drop by on a warm summer afternoon to scan through the market, and relax at one of the restaurants, to have a hearty meal of your favorite cuisine.