3125 Hochelaga Boulevard
Sainte-Foy, QC G1W 2P9
Phone: (418) 653-4901
Fax: (418) 653-1836
Bars & Cafes
This restaurant, located in the incomparably-stylish ALT Hotel Quebec City in Ste-Foy, features eclectic post-modern décor and impeccable service. The menu at Bistango offers a variety, one would expect from a hotel restaurant, but of far superior quality. Intriguing appetizers include the Tuna Tataki with asparagus tips and blue potatoes. Main courses include pastas like fusilli with lobster, pine nuts, roasted peppers, pesto and tomato, a variety of steaks and seafood like salmon with spinach, goat's cheese and vinaigrette. The wine list is also a definite point of pride.
This pub is at the heart of the campus life at Laval University, but offers such a great deal for lunch that it attracts businesspeople and other non-student types. At Pub Universitaire guests can enjoy a complete lunch with soup, main dish, dessert, and tea or coffee. The lunch menu is varied, from salads to stir-fries, from salmon to chicken. At night, the modern-looking pub, with its metal tables and counter tops and funky lamps, turns into a hopping club, where students enjoy university life to the fullest. The bar is open till 2am from Mondays to Saturdays.
Cactus is one of the few Mexican restaurants in Quebec City. Located in the suburb of Sainte-Foy, near Laval University, this welcoming restaurant is where business people go for lunch and university students go to have fun at night. Fajitas, chicken wings, potato skins, Burritos and Quesadillas are among the most popular items. Summer finds most folks on the popular terrace, perhaps sipping on a margarita or putting a dent in a pitcher of sangria.
This small, cozy cafe serves great food, beer and of course, coffee, all of which makes it the perfect place to chat the night away with friends. At Cafe Au Temps Perdu filet mignon, pizza, nachos, salads and sandwiches are all on the menu, along with exquisite desserts. There is a great selection of imported and local beers, especially from the micro-breweries. Located in Sainte-Foy near Laval University, students and professors often rendezvous here, making it a great spot to have passionate discussions about politics, philosophy or literature.
A casual bar and restaurant, La Chope Gobeline is sure a little different from others. Located in Sillery, it is known for the amazing ambiance and friendly service that it has to offer. With costumed serves and hip atmosphere, the bar can easily be one of the best choices, to spend a weekend with friends. While serving alcohol by the barrel, they also feature delicious dishes in a prix-fix menu. Drop by to celebrate an occasion, and you could witness some performers joining in for a song or two. See website for more details.
Picardie Delices & Boulangerie is a traditional bakery sitting pretty at Maguire street in the Sillery neighborhood of Quebec City. It is an old bakery which has a wide menu of freshly baked breads, pastries, charcuterie and a variety of cheese. In addition, they offer lunch box menus and serve a variety of coffees. They also provide catering and buffet services. You can enhance your gourmet experience by enjoying your meal on their terrace.
Grains de Soleil Café is coffee house where one can find a variety of coffees from all over the world, some of which include Elephant Beans Kona, Tanzania Peaberry, Colombia Dark Roast, Panama Brown Roast and many more, in addition to a good range of teas, such as Spicy Chai, Castleton, Irish Breakfast Assam, Ying Ming Yunnan and Orange tea. If you're looking for something thoroughly refreshing, try their fruisanes such as Strawberry and Kiwi, Berry Berry and Frank Sinatra.
While visiting various landmarks and attractions in and around Quebec Cit, Faks is a good place of a quick bite. The menu ranges from burgers to pizzas and salads and they also offer beer and other beverages. Faks is one of the great places to satiate a large appetite and get going to explore Quebec.
Montego Resto Club is one of the Quebec area's trendiest bistros, this sunny spot serves first-rate California cuisine in a delightful, bustling atmosphere. Innovative pasta dishes include Linguine with Prosciutto, melon, peppers and sundried tomatoes, while traditionally prepared meat and fish courses are accented with fresh produce and other typical West Coast accoutrements. Located in Sillery, about 15 minutes west of downtown, the brightly-coloured décor and imaginative table settings exude a casual charm hip but not pretentious.
Known for his artisanal confections, Eric Borderon is a renowned French-Canadian patisserie chef. His boulangerie in Sillery is much sought out for various fresh baked country breads and pastries. Apart from a great range of baked goodies, this little joint also serves sumptuous luncheons, salads and gourmet sandwiches. Open all week, Eric Borderon makes for a nifty lunch spot.
Located in the Sainte-Foy neighborhood of Quebec City is La Boule-Miche, a bakery with the twist of a cafe and more. La Boule-Miche bakes bread and pastries. They have an extensive breakfast menu which can be enjoyed sitting on their terrace along with some freshly brewed coffee. They also serve lunch and their lunch menu includes chicken pies, meat pies, sandwiches, pates and much more right from the oven. They also have special holiday menus and in addition they have a mini grocery shop which sells some of Quebec's finest cheese.
Bourbon Cafe is ideal for anything from a quick morning coffee, to an evening of binge drinking with friends, when it transforms into sports bar with loud revelers rooting for their favorite hockey team in unison. The food menu is quite varied, with pizzas, paninis, burgers, hot dogs and salads being available. The drinks menu consists of some well-picked micro brews. 4p-7p is happy hour.