Around Québec City restaurants

French in Lévis

L'Intimiste

Wedged among period wooden houses along a hilltop street, L'Intimiste is one of Lévis’ most charming restaurants, with lovely wooden furnishings, stone walls and an inviting bar. The menu is French leaning somewhat …
Québécois in Ste-Anne de Beaupré

Restaurant Auberge Baker

One of the best restaurants on the Côte-de-Beaupré, the 'Baker's Inn' serves traditional Québécois specialties like tourtière (meat pie), ham hocks and smoked blood pudding. It's contained in an old farmhouse dating…
Québécois in Île d’Orléans

Restaurant La Goéliche

One of the island's best and most sophisticated restaurants, La Goéliche serves gourmet French cuisine and some local dishes, with starters such as pan-fried snails and deer tartare and mains like guinea fowl confit…
Canadian in Wendake

Restaurant La Traite

The 'Treaty' at the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations is very heavy on game dishes – boar, red deer, bison – though there's always a couple of fish dishes and at least one vegetarian option. A two-course lunch menu is a…
Bakery in Île d’Orléans

La Boulange

A memorable bakery with a small irresistible store, La Boulange is the perfect spot for a light lunch of sandwiches or pizza, or to gather picnic supplies. Devour to-die-for croissants while taking in views of the S…
Mediterranean in Île d’Orléans

Le Moulin de St-Laurent

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more agreeable place to dine than the terrace at the back of this early-19th-century flour mill, with tables inches from a waterfall. The well-prepared, diverse menu is continental wi…
Canadian in Wendake

Restaurant Nek8arre

This eatery at the Onhoüa Chetek8e with long communal tables serves what most places do in Wendake – game and offal for the most part – but some of its soups are unusual (sunflower seed soup, and red bean and corn) …
Barbecue in Lévis

Barbacoa

You probably never thought you'd be eating Memphis-style barbecued ribs while gazing at the St Lawrence, but life is full of surprises. Located just opposite the tourist office and ferry landing, Barbacoa also does …
Chicken in Île d’Orléans

Chez Mag

This tiny place along the main road in Ste-Famille serves some of the best barbecued chicken and duck with French fries and salad in Québec – obviously not a secret in these parts, judging from the cars and the queu…
Québécois in Île d’Orléans

Au Poste de Traite

This roadside restaurant in Ste-Famille is a good place to stop for lunch when pootling around the island. Along with the usual poutine, rillettes and onion soup, it serves burgers and pasta dishes in all their guis…