Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Québec City

Toast!

Under the direction of Christian Lemelin (voted Québec’s best chef in 2014 by a jury of his peers), Toast! is among the city’s finest. The house’s signature foie gras appetizer is followed by a sumptuous array of di…
Top Choice Québécois in Québec City

Chez Boulay

Renowned chef Jean-Luc Boulay's latest venture serves an ever-evolving menu inspired by seasonal Québécois staples such as venison, goose, wild mushrooms and Gaspé Peninsula seafood. Lunch specials and charcuterie p…
Top Choice French in Québec City

Panache

The Auberge Saint-Antoine's celebrated restaurant receives top marks for its exquisite, imaginatively prepared Québécois cuisine and top-notch service. Dinners and attractively priced midday tables d'hôte feature lo…
Top Choice French in Québec City

Café du Clocher Penché

This splendid, high-ceilinged cafe serves classy bistro fare that proudly shows off local Québécois products. What sets it apart are the delicious – and very rich – weekend brunches, featuring homemade brioches with…
Bistro in Québec City

L’Affaire est Ketchup

Book ahead for this quirky local favorite with only eight tables. Dressed in T-shirts and baseball caps, bantering relaxedly with one another as they cook on a pair of electric stoves, founders François and Olivier …
French in Québec City

Le Saint-Amour

One of Québec City's top-end darlings, Le Saint-Amour has earned a loyal following for its beautifully prepared grills and seafood. The soaring greenhouse-style ceiling trimmed with hanging plants creates a warm, in…
Bistro in Québec City

Morena

Tucked into a gourmet grocery-deli on tony Ave Cartier, this Italian-themed neighborhood bistro makes a lively but low-key lunch stop. Daily chalkboard specials are beautifully presented, with fresh veggies on the s…
French in Québec City

Le Lapin Sauté

Naturally, lapin (rabbit) plays a starring role at this cozy, rustic restaurant near the foot of the funicular, in dishes like rabbit cassoulet or rabbit poutine. Other enticements include salads, French onion soup,…
Bakery in Québec City

Paillard Café-Boulangerie

At this bright, buzzy and high-ceilinged space, diners seated at long wooden tables tuck into tasty gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads. The attached bakery, with its alluring display cases, is downright irresistib…
Bakery in Québec City

Le Croquembouche

Widely hailed as Québec City’s finest bakery, Croquembouche draws devoted locals from dawn to dusk. Among its seductive offerings are fluffy-as-a-cloud croissants, tantalizing cakes and éclairs, brioches brimming wi…