Restaurants in Quebec City
Le Café St.-Malo, a French bistro with a simple blue-and-white painted exterior, inhabits the ground floor of a gray brick building built in 1850.
Since its 2004 debut, Panache has distinguished itself as one Québec’s top restaurants. With its exposed wood beams, weathered stone walls and restored pine floors, this converted 19th century warehouse is a preservationist’s dream.
Les Bossus is a family-friendly French bistro in the trendy Saint-Roch district, and located on the ground-floor of an old world brick building.
The foie gras is seared, whipped into a pâté, and stuffed into supple dumplings
Dine on pouding chômeur (caramel pudding) and enjoy views of the St.
Boudoir Lounge is the St.-Roch district’s see-and-be-seen joint for New French cuisine, cocktails, and a late-night music scene. Marked by a black awning and terrace, the lounge is located on a pedestrian-only cobbled street.
Don’t be put off by the waitstaff outfitted in period style—even local taxi drivers swear by this restaurant for home-style Québécois dishes such as duck braised in maple syrup sauce and pheasant served with pork and beans.
Yuzu is the sushi bar for well-dressed Saint-Roch district locals. Situated on a pedestrian-only cobbled street filled with restos, bars, and clubs, Yuzu's simple brick exterior opens up to a dining room with metallic walls, red lighting, and black seating.
Located beside the Old Port cruise terminal, this waterfront eatery serves Parisian-style bistro fare amid panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River.
Situated on an ancient cobblestoned street in the Old Port district, this casual French bistro is often packed with locals throughout the day. Inside, the restaurant is decorated with parquet floors, built-in wooden cabinets, large mirrors, and tentacle-like chandeliers with exposed bulbs.
In a town brimming with boulangeries, Paillard stands head and shoulders above the rest: manned by a Parisian master baker, it turns out whisper-light patisserie, sandwiches on crusty baguettes, and irresistible vanilla-pear jam.
Set along a quiet side street between the bustling Old Port and Rue St.-Jean districts, Chez Temporel has been a haven for affordable breakfasts, lunches, and café au lait bowls since the mid-70's.
Eric Borderon is a French-born and trained artisan baker (boulanger) and pastry chef (pâtissier).
At this classic crêperie, locals line up for piping-hot cider.