Do you love Italian food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Italian 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 Portofino Bistro Italiano, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Graffiti. We also point out good neighborhoods for Italian restaurants in Québec City - Vieux Quebec, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

Sainte-foy / Sillery


Don't eschew driving to nearby Sillery while you're visiting Québec City. Aside from being a worthwhile little ville in its own right (with tree-lined streets and several neat boutiques), this riverside city also boasts one of the area's best...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Conti Caffè


Adjacent to and sharing a kitchen with the renowned Le Continental, the Conti Caffè has a sleek, contemporary décor that complements the flavorful Italian cooking. You'll find pizzas on the menu, but the best dishes involve seafood and grilled...  Read More



In the mood for tasty, authentic Italian pizza with a crust so thin you could read a newspaper through it (well, almost!)? Then head over to Momento, one of the best Italian eateries outside the city walls. Located just off the Grand-allée,...  Read More

Ristorante Il Teatro


A favorite of local business-types, this elegant Italian restaurant specializes in haute Italian cuisine. Located in what is the city's premier performing arts and concert venue, Il Teatro, understandably, gets quite packed on performance...  Read More

Restaurant au Parmesan


Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary place to dine? Look no more. This homey, traditional Italian eatery provides a unique blend of home cooked foods such as salmon, pasta and veal. For a worthwhile gastronomic change of pace, why not try calves'...  Read More



Wine connoisseurs apply within! Le Graffiti has one of the largest and best stocked wine cellars in Canada – approximately 5000 bottles. The menu doesn't play second fiddle either, with brilliant Italian and Provençal cuisine, expertly...  Read More

Portofino Bistro Italiano


The first things to catch your eye at this classy little restaurant, tucked away on Rue Couillard, are its sidewalk tables and attractive produce display in full view of passersby. Indeed, this Italian establishment is a real find in a city...  Read More

Restaurant Gambrinus


Close enough to kiss the Château Frontenac, this popular restaurant is consistently recommended by locals for simple, authentic Italian dishes with a touch of French influence. Main courses include steak, local game, fresh seafood and veal.

Sainte-foy / Sillery


Oh, the people come and go, speaking of Michelangelo. Indeed, this Sainte-Foy restaurant has garnered quite a bit of positive publicity over the years, thanks in part to its elegant lay-out and a local propensity to hold various types of...  Read More

Vieux Quebec
Café d'Europe


This quaint restaurant serves exciting French and Italian selections, including seasonal game and veal. Pastas are prepared right at your table! Start your meal with a smoked salmon or Cannelloni d'Europe and sauteed mushrooms appetizer and then...  Read More