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Quebec City restaurants

Quebec City Restaurants: the 6 Best Dining Options Outside the Walls


Quebec City Restaurants

Quebec City Restaurants: Café du Clocher Penché prepares for brunch (Photo: hebdromadaires)

Quebec City restaurants run the gamut from the ultra-traditional to the sleekly modern. Visitors focused on the old walled portion of the town, however, are missing out. Some of the best flavours of the region can be found in the Quebec City restaurants located just outside the walls where touristy trappings are replaced with exciting menus and an urban vibe. Renowned bistros and cafés populate hip neighbourhoods like in Saint-Roch and Saint-Jean-Baptiste—both easily accessible by foot from the old quarter. Below, our picks for the best Quebec City restaurants on the roads less travelled.

See the list of the best six Quebec City restaurants outside the walls »


Unexpected Quebec: 5 Hidden Gems Beyond the Walls

Parc St Roch (Photo by Amy Pantone, Pantonephotography.com)

By Amanda Halm

The Old City seemingly has it all: winding cobblestone streets, Artist Alley, the looming Château Frontenac. But adventurers will discover some of the city’s best treasures in Saint-Roch, an industrial-area-turned-artist hub, and Limoilou, the city’s oldest borough. (more…)