Do you love French food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy French cuisine in Québec City. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Québec City restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Café le Saint Malo, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like L'Échaudé. We also point out good neighborhoods for French restaurants in the Québec City - Vieux Quebec area, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

Saint-jean Baptiste
Restaurant Louis-Hébert


Chef Hervé Toussaint creates magical meals using seasonal ingredients at this Grand-allée gem. Dine in elegance at Louis Hébert, where the cozy country décor, central fireplace and exquisite stained glass window exude a certain hominess,...  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

Vieux Quebec
Chez Rabelais


Chez Rabelais has an enviable location, right on the l'escalier Casse-Cou (Breakneck Stairs) – the terrace here is an ideal spot to people watch! The ambience is bustling but friendly and relaxed. Food is traditional French and Italian – top...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Le Lapin Sauté


Located in the heart of the Quartier Petit Champlain, this lovely country-style restaurant specializes in tasty rabbit dishes (rabbit is "lapin" in French); though, gratin savoyard and rosemary chicken offer fine alternatives. If you've got...  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

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

Vieux Quebec
Le Champlain


Located in the historic Château Fontenac, this fine dining restaurant offers French and local cuisine. Traditional Continental ingredients join with local produce and game to create dishes that represent the best of two worlds. To complete the...  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

Café le Saint Malo


This Lower Town gem specializes in traditional French cuisine served in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Enjoy the expertly prepared house specialties, including blood pudding, duck confit, calamari and bouillabaisse. In the warmer months, the...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Café du Monde


This smart Old Québec eatery has successfully fashioned itself after a Parisian bistro-café. A lovely front facade is marked by a large window that's thrown open when it's nice out; waiters attired in stiff bow ties and knee-length aprons...  Read More