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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

149 North Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 636-443-2211
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Ranked #35 of 224 Restaurants in Saint Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Family Fare
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Quintessential has 3 levels of lively, multifunctional space providing guests with an opportunity to socialize with live music, contemporary food, refreshing cocktails and exceptional service. Located in Historic downtown St. Charles, "Q" is a unique one-of-a-kind fully renovated and locally owned destination spot for your dining and entertainment needs.
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went to dinner on one of the last beautiful nights here in the St. Louis area and chose Quintessential because they have outside dinning and an impressive menu. We ordered the ahi tuna tacos as an appetizer (without the taco shells) and were treated to a nice amount of tuna with a very asian/thai flair. The tuna was a... More

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Saint Charles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I hear wonderful reviews about this place. First time was so so, they were busy and more concerned about the "who's who's of St. Charles" over customer service. Second time I went was with a group of Ladies. One of the ladies in our group was not used to upscale places as she has lived most of her life in... More

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Hannibal, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Nice service and nice menu selection. I enjoyed the decor, trendy yet relaxing. Large portions of food served. The crepe dessert was really good.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Was here for a birthday celebration. I just ordered an appetizer the mushroom crustini's. They were great and looked so beautiful on the plate. We sat on the roof and the service and weather were great. Come here if you want to have to have great food and presentation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Top notch design & decor. Food is amazing & rooftop is wonderful! I try to come here every time I'm in St. Charles!

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Referred to as the "Q" bar. We went for a large group birthday dinner. Everyone enjoyed the food. They had a lot of healthy options. There was live music and a very small dance floor. Everyone had a fabulous time

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a place with a great patio, and came upon Q. We sat on their rooftop terrace, watched the Cardinals game on their many TVs and were cooled by the breeze of the oversized fans. They had tables and chairs, along with outdoor couches and lounge chairs that others were using. I had a... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great atmosphere. We sat outside on the top deck and they had live music, kinda jazzy. Food was good but make sure you are hungry.

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205 reviews 205 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Q has been on my list for about six months because a friend recommends it. Glad we could have a great dinner out. We had the best table, excellent service and the dinner was delicious. Thank you.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went with a group of ten people in town for the long Memorial Day weekend. We arrived around 7 and by the time we were all done it was almost 10. A bit long for my attention span, but most seemed to enjoy it. The food over all was very good, and I heard no complaints from my fellow diners.... More

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Additional Information about Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

Address: 149 North Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
Phone Number: +1 636-443-2211
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Family Fare

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