Breakfasts & brunches

To start the day on the right foot

BREAKFASTS

Chez Muffy | $$$ 10, rue Saint-Antoine, 418-692-1022

Famous for its delicious breakfast and Sunday brunch, our restaurant Chez Muffy is a must for epicureans in search of refinement and aesthetics. Located in a historic 19th century maritime warehouse with natural stone walls and old wooden beams, Chez Muffy's atmosphere adds a warm and romantic touch to a tasty culinary experience that focuses on Quebec's terroir.

Open every morning from 7:00 am to 10:30 am.


L'Échaudé | $$-$$$ 73, rue Sault-au-Matelot, 418-692-1299

In a sober and modern decor, this excellent French bistro has been a safe bet in the Old Port for more than 30 years and serves excellent brunches.

Open on Sunday for brunch from 10am to 2pm, 2-minute walk.


Buffet de l'Antiquaire | $ 95, rue Saint-Paul, 418-692-2661

This no-frills Quebec diner is popular in town for its generous all-day brunch menu and its traditional québécois cooking. 

Open every day, from morning to night, non-stop. Breakfast served all day. No reservation required, first come, first served, 2-minute walk.


Cochon Dingue | $$ 46, Boulevard Petit-Champlain, 418-692-2013 & new address at 1014, rue Saint-Jean, 418-523-2013

A true institution in Quebec City for its excellent breakfasts. Cochon Dingue is an excellent address for a simple, but tasty meal with your family or just for two. 

Breakfast served from 8am to 2pm, every day.  5-minute walk or 20-minute walk to rue Saint-Jean.


La Bûche | $$ 49, rue Saint-Louis, 418-694-7272

Immerse yourself in Quebec folklore and its culinary roots. Enjoy a good traditional brunch in a festive and warm 'trendy sugar shack' atmosphere where snowshoes and square shirts are the order of the day! Taffy on snow available year round.

Open every morning for brunch from 9am to 3:30pm. 15-minute walk or 5-minute drive uptown.


Louise Taverne et Bar à vin | $$ 48, rue Saint-Paul, 418-780-7255

In a decor that combines modernity and history, this gourmet European tavern is the perfect place for a tasty breakfast in a warm and relaxed setting. In summer, the beautiful terrace is very pleasant.  

Open every morning until 10am, brunch on weekends from 11:30am to 2pm, 5-minute walk.

WEEKEND BRUNCHES

FINE BRUNCHES

Le Champlain | $$$$ 1, rue des Carrières (Château Frontenac), 418-692-3861

The new chef of the Château Frontenac's grand table, Hugo Coudurier, offers a new exquisite and refined cuisine with an emphasis on local products. Experience the gastronomic brunch of this emblematic hotel in a sumptuous dining room where refinement is combined with know-how. 

Open on Sundays from 10am to 1pm for a 5-course brunch at $65++/person. 10-minute walk uptown.


Le Ciel | $$$ 1225, Cours du Général de Montcalm, 418-640-5802

Nestled on the 28th floor of the Le Concorde hotel, the revolving restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the city, the Plains of Abraham and the river. Its delicious brunch menu and cozy atmosphere add to the wow factor of the scenery. 

Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm. 45-minute by foot or 15-minute by car. Parliament Hill.

CASUAL BRUNCHES

Louise Taverne et Bar à vin | $$ 48, rue Saint-Paul, 418-780-7255

In a decor that combines modernity and history, this gourmet European tavern is the perfect place for a tasty breakfast in a warm and relaxed setting. In summer, the beautiful terrace is very pleasant.  

Open every morning until 10am, brunch on weekends from 11:30am to 2pm, 5-minute walk.


Café du Monde | $$ 85, rue Dalhousie, 418-692-4455

This large Parisian brasserie, located right in the cruise terminal, is a great address for an unpretentious brunch, for young and old alike, in a dynamic atmosphere. Some tables have a view of the river.

Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch from 9am to 2pm, 3-minute walk.


La Bûche | $$ 49, rue Saint-Louis, 418-694-7272

Immerse yourself in Quebec folklore and its culinary roots. Enjoy a good traditional brunch in a festive and warm 'trendy sugar shack' atmosphere where snowshoes and square shirts are the order of the day! Taffy on snow available year round.

Open every morning for brunch from 9am to 3:30pm. 15-minute walk or 5-minute drive uptown.


Cochon Dingue  | $$ 46, Boulevard Petit-Champlain, 418-692-2013 & new address at 1014, rue Saint-Jean, 418-523-2013

A true institution in Quebec City for its excellent breakfasts. Cochon Dingue is an excellent address for a simple, but tasty meal with your family or just for two. 

Breakfast served from 8am to 2pm, every day.  5-minute walk or 20-minute walk to rue Saint-Jean.


Le Pied Bleu | $$-$$$ 179, rue Saint-Vallier Ouest, 418- 914-3554

This very friendly Lyonnais restaurant offers generous brunches that will please the carnivores of this world with, among other things, their famous boudins and artisanal charcuteries. Relaxed and playful atmosphere.

Open Friday to Sunday for brunch. 20-minute by car. St-Sauveur district

CAFÉS | BAKERIES

 

Maison Smith | $ 23 Notre-Dame Street (Place Royale)

Located in a stunning historical square, this café is the place to go for a good cup of coffee and a delicious pastry or a lunch on the go. 

Open every day from morning to night, several locations in town including one in Place Royale just steps away from the hotel.


Paillard | $ 1097, rue Saint-Jean, 418-692-1221 

Here is THE bakery in Old Quebec, find good fresh bread, delicious croissants and pastries, and excellent sandwiches and gourmet salads. 

Open every day from morning to night, 15-minute walk uptown.

 

Every neighborhood has its own little cafés and a great bakery, ask us for our best suggestions for your itinerary.

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