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Le Continental

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Thu, 3/21
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
snails in shells w/ garlic butter
duck foie gras
shrimp cocktail w/ cognac sauce
oyster mushroom in puff pastry w/ cream
gaspe crab & hollandaise
atlantic smoked salmon w/ capers & red onions
veal sweetbread in truffle oil ravioli w/ sautéed mushrooms & creamy marsala reduction
seared scallops & shrimps on zucchini
SOUPS‎
soup of the day
lobster bisque w/ a hint of cognac
minestrone alla genovese
onion soup w/ gruyère cheese
FROM THE SEA‎
fillet of salmon on grill, balsamic vinegar glaze
fresh fish of the day
dover sole meunière
seared giant scallops w/ meaux mustard & honey sauce
steamed snow crab legs w/ hollandaise
scampi w/ garlic butter
FROM THE GRILL AND OVEN‎
noisettes of veal tenderloin, seared foie gras & porto demi-glace
braised veal sweetbreads w/ morels
medallions of veal w/ mushrooms & cordon bleu sauce
châteaubriand bouquetière for two persons
rack of lamb victoria
veal chop w/ fresh thyme jus
FLAMBE DISHES & SPECIALITIES‎
continental's main feature fillet mignon en boîte
flambe peppercorn sirloin
fillet of beef tartar
flambe shrimps w/ whisky
flambe mustard sirloin steak
flambe orange duckling for two
flambé newburg's scampi
SALADS AND VEGETABLES‎
bouquet of salads w/ vinaigrette
ceasar salad for two
baby spinach, strawberry & mango salad w/ goat cheese crouton, bacon, nuts & seasonal fruit vinaigrette
spinach w/ cream & shallots
pan fried assorted mushrooms
green asparagus, hollandaise sauce
CHEESES‎
"encore"
we‎ suggest our portos & desserts
"ensuite"
please refer to our dessert menu
About
Total EnjoymentIn the gourmet world of Le Continental, traditional cuisine is classical. Enjoy the perfect service, the great flambéed dishes that pay tribute to the delicious French cuisine. The Continental's wine cellar is most impressive with its board of famous selection of French, Italian and American wines. It offers a choice of more than five thousand bottles, four hundred different varieties from Grands Crus classés to affordable prices.
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

With all the food options available today from Hipster Chic to Nouvelle Cuisine, it is sometimes good to go back in time and revisit the classics. Le Continental is just such a venue. Half expecting to see Christopher Walken wearing an Ascot, Le Continental prépares...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EricPerlinger1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First I recommend having a reservation. We did so no issue being seated. Maitre d was in a tux. This is not a cheap place but also not at all unreasonable for the quality. Atmosphere is semi formal with waiters in white dinner jackets. Good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank CDM49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exquisite French cuisine, courteous service and cozy atmosphere, this is our favorite restaurant whenever we are in Quebec City. We particularly enjoyed the flambé scampi, flambé fillet mignon en boîte and fillet of sole. The dessert Crêpe Suzette is also one of the best. It's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GuyFromTheSix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not even words to describe just how amazing this place is...I had the opportunity to taste the Flambé peppercorn sirloin (in which my boyfriend ordered) - my god this sirloin melted in my mouth...just perfection. It had me regret choosing the veal chop....lol...but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Taye A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Matthew was so attentive, he made us feel like the most distinguished guests in the restaurant! The escargot was delicious. Our steak prepared tableside was cooked to perfection. We are so glad we braved -30 wind chills to dine here. The experience made our trip...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank JWlineman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The meal we enjoyed at this gem of an establishment really defined our entire trip to Quebec City. From the moment we walked in the door to the moment we left, we were treated like gold. It was a delight to be served by Kevin,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CurdyGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All too often we rush through a mediocre meal to be done with it, in and out in record time. There are too few establishments that present themselves with the grace, attention to detail, excellence of both presentation and food quality. I have not seen...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DanyJames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience to have finally had the chance to try this beautiful French restaurant where they cook at your table almost every single dish. The show of these dishes make you feel as if you had your own personal chef at your table....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lise_Messier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the Chateau Frontenac last few nights. Last Friday night lots of snow and wind, we did not want to go far for dinner. This place was recommended by the concierge, and seemed to have great reviews on trip advisor. Atmosphere was fine classic...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank travelrads
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal of chateaubriand for two, cooked tableside. Most steaks and fillets are cooked to order right in front of you. The dish came with a parsnip and carrot puree, as well as grilled fresh vegetables. Beautiful atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
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KTTopDog
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Mel02138 | Reviewed this property |
Resort casual - slacks, nice shirt.. no need to be fancy. If you want to dress up you can as well and you won't feel out of place.
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Bibi A
July 21, 2018|
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Response from CurdyGirl | Reviewed this property |
We paid $270, but what you spend depends on what you order. You could dive there for less, or for more!
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PinaColadacravings
July 7, 2017|
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Response from MargaretO784 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. If your children are accustomed to fine dining, they will be welcome.
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