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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

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American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Family Fare
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149 North Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
+1 636-443-2211
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Quintessential has 3 levels of lively, multifunctional space providing...
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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Good for:
Large groups
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Lunch

We were in town for the weekend and after looking at the options, this appeared to be a good choice. The service was a little slow, but it was a busier day so I have no problem with that. The servers were attentive until the end when it came to paying for our bill. The food was good, including... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Ken_T_allenite
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Allen, Michigan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Allen, Michigan
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were in town for the weekend and after looking at the options, this appeared to be a good choice. The service was a little slow, but it was a busier day so I have no problem with that. The servers were attentive until the end when it came to paying for our bill. The food was good, including dessert,... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My fiancée and I were deciding on a place on Main Street to have our wedding reception. I had been here before and liked it, so we decided to have dinner here to finally make our decision. First off, the place is perfect for the type of reception we're having. Secondly the food is DELICIOUS!! The Q chicken is sooooo... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

$60 for "unlimited drinks" on NYE, but they wouldn't serve me a white russian. Every time I go to this place, I leave disappointed. I basically paid $60 for three budweisers. You guys suck!!!

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Wentzville, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were here for an anniversary in the wine cellar, which most people don't even know exists. The service, food and drinks were the best we have had in St. Charles. The filet and salmon were perfection along with the mashed potatoes and asparagus. Afterwards we danced and enjoyed a few more cocktails. It was a little louder upstairs where... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 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
13 helpful votes 13 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 via mobile

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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 149 North Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 636-443-2211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating

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.
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?