Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Québec City dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Québec City Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Sainte-foy / Sillery
La Fenouillière

One of Sainte-Foy's most talked-about restaurants, the avant-garde Fenouillière offers an elegant atmosphere, a wine list that's second to none, and superb Nouveau French cuisine. The restaurant's captivating interior, at once sleek and...  Read More

Charbon Bar & Grill

Located in Québec's historic train station, Charbon stands out because most locals justifiably consider it among Québec City's elite steakhouses. A favorite of area business-types and politicians, this classy steak house specializes in...  Read More

Vieux Quebec

Watch the ships come and go as you enjoy fine French cuisine at this elegant restaurant, located in Québec's Vieux Port area. L'Initiale, which has been honored by the Chaine de Rotisseurs gastronomy society, offers an interesting juxtaposition...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Laurie Raphaël
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Dining at Laurie Raphaël is truly a special occasion. The atmosphere is sophisticated and glamorous; the creations coming from the innovative chef, such as caribou and salmon tinged with Asian sauces, are simply indescribable! When it comes to...  Read More

Aux Anciens Canadiens

Located in a stone building dating back to 1677, this restaurant serves up authentic Québec cuisine. A variety of meat pies, duck and the restaurant's famous sugar pie are available. You can taste shades of locally produced maple syrup in most...  Read More

Vieux Quebec

The stylish restaurant, found in the equally stylish Le Priori Hotel, became a hit as soon as it opened its retro-sleek doors. The chef combines the best local produce in traditional Continental preparations with truly amazing results. The menu...  Read More

Saint-jean Baptiste
VooDoo Grill

This African-themed restaurant, located in the heart of the Grand-Allée's hip nightlife scene, offers an exotic alternative to the Euro-bistros spread out across the city. Voodoo, which is part of the popular Chez Maurice complex, boasts themed...  Read More

Vieux Quebec

This restaurant has gained a reputation as one of the most polished in Lower Town. Butcher's paper serves as a covering on outside tables, and the food offerings range from grilled meat to fish to seafood stews. The chic décor consists of reds...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Le Saint-Amour

Regarded as one of the most romantic restaurants in Québec, Le Saint-Amour is one of the finest in every respect. The restaurant and chefs have all won multiple awards over the years, and the wine list is counted among the top ten in Canada....  Read More

Saint-jean Baptiste
Le Paris-Brest

Dubbed "the best restaurant on Grand-allée," Le Paris-Brest boasts a hip young waitstaff and rich mahogany-paneled rooms illuminated by soft candlelight and enriched by fresh flowers and a contemporary décor. The cuisine at this local favorite...  Read More