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Restaurants around La Citadelle de Quebec

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Aux Anciens Canadiens

  0.27 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 81 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The service is fantastic, friendly, and thoughtful, while the menu is traditional but beautifully executed. — Travel + Leisure

Small windows, low ceilings, checked tablecloths, and servers who dress in period costume add warmth and a smidge of whimsy to what is otherwise a fine dining (and expensive) night out. — Frommer's

Traditional dishes featured on the menu include bison bourguignonne in cream and blueberry wine sauce, duckling in a maple-syrup reduction, Lac St-Jean meat pie, and wild caribou filet mignon. — Lonely Planet

There's a more modern menu and a good wine list, but people come for the authentic French-Canadian cooking, like Lac St-Jean tourtière (meat pie) and maple-syrup pie with fresh cream. — Fodor's

The menu focuses on solid, and excellent, traditional dishes, many featuring game: bison stew, red deer filet and grilled stag, bison and wapiti tenderloins. — Afar Magazine

Le Saint-Amour

French   0.28 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 82 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

One of Québec City's top-end darlings, Le Saint-Amour has earned a loyal following for its beautifully prepared grills and seafood. — Lonely Planet

Game dishes, whether deer, caribou or duck, are especially well-done. Even a soup becomes a full-fledged dish, with a vegetable cream heightened by a touch of rabbit confit and a morel sabayon. — Gayot

At one of the city's most romantic restaurants, chef Jean-Luc Boulay entices diners with such creations as red-deer steak grilled with a wild-berry and peppercorn sauce, and filet mignon... — Fodor's

A darling of critics and a favorite of visiting celebrities, Saint-Amour has been on the radar of food lovers for over 35 years. — Travel + Leisure

Foie gras is a specialty (seared, in terrine) and though the chef has long embraced the meats, his kitchen turns out incredible meatless options, especially when requested in advance. — Frommer's

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Le Continental

Steakhouses   0.28 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If Québec City had a dining hall of fame, Le Continental would be there among the best — Fodor's

At Le Continental, much of the menu is prepared right before your eyes—from the Caesar salad created to your exact specification at your table, to the flambéed shrimps and the Chateaubriand — Travel + Leisure

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Le Lapin Saute

French   0.32 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 76 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

As the name suggests, rabbit is the focus at this local gem of a restaurant. — Travel + Leisure

Warm European ambience rules at this historic Old Quebec-style building. — Gayot

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. — Lonely Planet

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Le Chic Shack

Fast Food   0.37 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

At this refreshing alternative to the Old City's ubiquitous white-linen bistros, you can get fast food that's also high quality. — Fodor's

Primarily a burger and milkshake joint, Chic Shack offers gourmet poutines that are often the reason people return. — Travel + Leisure

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Sapristi Bistro Bar

  0.43 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Inside the city’s fortifications is Sapristi, a laidback bistro with an Italian-inspired menu where Quebec’s terroir products play a starring role. — Travel + Leisure

The menu is satisfying, with a number of imaginative pizzas and pastas, salads and such. Try the fried mozzarella or the chef's risotto, which changes daily. It's also open late for drinks and snacks. — Fodor's

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Paillard

Bakeries   0.44 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 81 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This bright and buzzy space has high ceilings, huge windows looking onto the street and long wooden tables down the middle where diners tuck into tasty gourmet sandwiches. — Lonely Planet

There might be a line while the locals buy their lunch, but it's well worth the wait. — Fodor's

Paillard is a favorite of visitors due to its location, right in the heart of the Old City. — Travel + Leisure

Paillard has a high-end fast-food feel to it, but it’s one of a kind, and thoroughly Québec. — Frommer's

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Chez Boulay-bistro boreal

  0.46 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 80 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The menu is Nordic-inspired with deer, duck, mackerel, Labrador tea spice, wintergreen, and birch syrup among the traditional ingredients. Portions are generous. — Frommer's

Mix of locals celebrating special occasions and tourists fresh from shopping rue St-Jean dine on bison tartare, braised beef ravioli with candied red cabbage, and salmon in a flavorful cranberry glaze — Fodor's

This restaurant presents its own, casual version of Nordic cuisine, using “boreal” ingredients such as venison and game meats, foraged vegetables and seasonings, and locally made oils and syrups. — Travel + Leisure

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. — Lonely Planet

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Ristorante Il Teatro

Italian   0.46 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 75 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Actors, musical performers, and theater staff from the adjoining Le Capitole theater and other nearby arts venues often stop in after their shows. — Frommer's

The drama is enhanced by chocolate-brown curtains and white chairs, and some of the best value in town in the lunch specials. — Fodor's

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Casse-Crepe Breton

French   0.46 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Crepes in generous proportions are served in this simple, busy café-style restaurant. — Fodor's

Tiny and unassuming, this perennial favorite specializes in crepes both sweet and savory, along with sandwiches, soups and salads. — Lonely Planet

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Restaurant Initiale

French   0.48 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 87 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Contemporary décor and gracious service at this restaurant from talented chef Yvan Lebrun. — Gayot

A contemporary setting and gracious service place L'Initiale in the upper echelon of restaurants in this city, in cost as well as quality. — Fodor's

Service is crisp and professional, and the staff can aptly recommend an appropriate wine from the lengthy list. — Forbes Travel Guide

The foie gras is seared, whipped into a pâté, and stuffed into supple dumplings Articles Trips Christmas in Quebec City. — Travel + Leisure

The menu is designed to hit complex notes in a minimum of four courses with the chef’s strong preference that you take the eight-course grand menu. — Frommer's

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Toast! Restaurant

French   0.49 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 83 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If the weather isn't cooperating, duck inside this slightly scrunched space within Old Port's Le Priori hotel; in summer, ask instead for a seat in the courtyard. — Concierge

“Breast of young duck from Canard Goulu farm, fried on its chest and spiced with adobo” for example, served with “semi-dried grape tomato and buttered rapini, 20 year xérès jus . . .” — Frommer's

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. — Lonely Planet

A gastronomic adventure in an intimate setting; try to leave room for dessert.  — Insight Guides

This very chic, very intimate restaurant in Le Priori hotel makes for a perfect for a relaxing night with friends. — Fodor's

Chez Temporel

French   0.51 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 78 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The menu includes various baked goods, cheesy croque-monsieur sandwiches and seasonal soups, as well as moderately priced wines and locally crafted microbrews. — Travel + Leisure

This modest, nine-table cafe covers the basics like coffee, quiche, and salad very well. — Frommer's

Hidden away on a side street just off the beaten path, this charming little cafe serves tasty sandwiches, homemade soups and quiches, plus prodigious salads, fresh-baked goods and excellent coffees. — Lonely Planet

Some of the city's best coffee, croque-monsieurs (open-face French-bread sandwiches with ham, tomato, and broiled cheese), gazpacho, chili, tuna sandwiches, and soups. — Fodor's

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Ciel! Bistro Bar

  0.51 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 75 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Vegetarian options can, at times, be difficult to find in Quebec, and Le Ciel has some winning options, such as the spätzle...served with wild mushroom, lima beans, kale, and local cheese. — Travel + Leisure

French fare with a view at Hotel Le Concorde Quebec. — Gayot

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Ciel! Bistro Bar

  0.51 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Ciel! treats visitors to an impressive 360-degree view over the city’s beautiful landscape. More impressive still, the restaurant’s kitchen...serves a surprisingly affordable menu. — Travel + Leisure

The food is unfussy, creative, and delicious (try the pan-seared scallops with mushroom gnocchi and celery emulsion), and service is friendly and well-managed. — Fodor's

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Panache

French   0.53 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 94 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The Auberge Saint-Antoine's celebrated restaurant receives top marks for its exquisite, imaginatively prepared Québécois cuisine and top-notch service. — Lonely Planet

Since its 2004 debut, Panache has distinguished itself as one Québec’s top restaurants. — Travel + Leisure

Chef Louis Pacquelin’s brigade de cuisine is a well oiled machine that revisits the classics while pioneering the use of local seasonal produce - both simple and sophisticated. — Afar Magazine

Let’s talk meat: Beef, veal, and duck are locally sourced and served with the likes of chanterelles and garlic flower or blueberry reduction sauce. — Frommer's

Panache, the in-house restaurant of Auberge Saint-Antoine, is located in an impressively refurbished 19th-century warehouse with stone walls and wooden beams that nudges the Saint Lawrence River. — Forbes Travel Guide

Panetier Baluchon

  0.54 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This cafe serves pastries like vol au vent and chocolate brioche; there's also a huge selection of fresh breads, and a wall of croissants, swirls, and cinnamon buns. — Travel + Leisure

In business for over 30 years, this bakery a few blocks west of Porte St-Jean uses organic grains grown on its own farm in Beauce, 55km outside the city. — Lonely Planet

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L'Echaude

French   0.57 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 81 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

A mix of businesspeople and tourists frequent L'Echaudé because of its location between the financial and antiques districts. — Fodor's

Everything comes beautifully plated and bursting with flavor at this relaxed but classy bistro, one of the rare Old Town eateries where locals regularly outnumber tourists. — Lonely Planet

A classic French bistro in the Old Port area with a solid wine list and a bustling crowd of regulars. — Gayot

There are many menu combinations at this competent venue, such as table d'hôte and carte d'hôte (menu of the day) or additions to entrees or wine flights, which can make dining here a good value. — Frommer's

Echaude serves casual bistro fare done with a flare. — Travel + Leisure

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Cafe Le Hobbit

  0.58 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This popular and inviting bistro has outdoor seating, a casual atmosphere and good-value lunch and dinner specials (check out the chalkboard). — Lonely Planet

Inspired by Tolkien, Le Hobbit Bistro is also legendary in its own way—albeit on a much smaller scale. — Fodor's

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Buffet de l'Antiquaire

Buffets   0.6 miles from La Citadelle de Quebec 74 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Hearty home cooking, generous portions, and rock-bottom prices have made this no-frills, diner-style eatery a Lower Town institution. — Fodor's

Tucked in among the antique shops and galleries is this convivial old-school diner. — Lonely Planet

Though it’s set in a popular tourist zone, this 30-year-old diner still attracts a loyal local clientele, which flocks to savor the reassuringly traditional staples of Québécois cuisine. — Travel + Leisure

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