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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
+1 636-443-2211
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simply a Great Place. Locals call it 'Q". Its upscale and casual formal and laid back all at the same time. The place is designed beautifully. There is a long bar immediately to the right when you walk in. adjacent is a large sitting area. Up a couple steps to the left is a separate event space. There are also... More 

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Thank stlxer
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

With friends and family, we decided to stop for lunch. The place was empty. Service was fair. We ordered and asked for salads before food- they all arrived at the same time. I had a BBQ burger which was excellent. Moist cooked correctly and very tasty. One person had the Kabobs where were very spicy and the vegetables were over... More 

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Thank Lickcreek
Saint Charles, Missouri
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Q is the perfect place for a nice family meal or a great night out with friends! They had delicious food, highly recommend the portabello ravioli and Q chicken! Wait staff is always friendly. We love them so much we had them cater our wedding!

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Thank kelseyfunk2
Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I guess I expected more based on reviews and comments from friends so in that sense, I was disappointed. If I had simply walked in off the street, I probably would have been more "impressed." I had a pizza. Not bad, but I've certainly had better. I was told their crusts are purchased pre-made. When I asked what single-malts they... More 

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Thank DDDurrett
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this review

Thank you for the feed back. I apologized that you were not "impressed" on your dining experience with us. We do purchase our pizza crusts pre-made as many other restaurants do. As we have a large menu and are not a pizzaria we can not boast a hand tossed pizza. We do however have many other items that we do... More 

Missouri
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332 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We come here once in a while and have never had a bad meal. Service is good and friendly but not super-fast. Only drawback is the guy with an amplified guitar with fake tracks - hard to carry on a conversation because of the loudspeakers.

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Thank Craig D
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We've bene there twice and wasn't impressed either time. The food was good, but the atmosphere is not conducive to the older crowd, but mostly younger. The inside eating area is dark and the outside noisy with overly loud music. Not ADA compliant with one in a wheelchair

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Thank Gary D
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this review

I apologize that you do not feel that our atmosphere is not conducive to the older crowd. Main Street St Charles is predominantly considered a college bar scene on late night and weekends. Being located on Main Street most of our regulars are older as we are the one bar that is most welcoming to mature guests. Also, while we... More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Attended a wedding reception held on the top floor of this restaurant. Nice bar selection with some good craft beer selection. Food a reception was very good served buffet style. This was open air with some fans on to control heat.

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Thank Sam H
Saint Charles, Missouri
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473 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We met at Quintessential with my wife's cousin and her husband from South St. Louis County. We had a table on the upstairs patio. We enjoyed sitting out on the patio. I had the grilled bison burger and thought it was very good. My wife and her cousin and husband all said they enjoyed their food and felt we had... More 

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Thank DJH2010
Saint Louis, Missouri
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343 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This was a rehearsal dinner for more than 100 family members and guests. Quintessential served beef tenderloin and salmon mains with a variety of side dishes to please anyone. I believe everyone enjoyed the dinner.

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Thank Arthur H
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this review

We appreciate the positive comment! As you've already experienced, we hold a variety of events from rehearsal dinners, receptions, retirement parties and more. We hope to see you in the near future for another event or dining experience. Thank you again! More 

Germantown, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Just had drinks and appetizers here, but great atmosphere-- love the upstairs patio. Service very good also.

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Thank julie782015
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Quintessential Dining & Nightlife! Stop by for our Happy Hour specials on appetizers and drinks Monday thru Friday from 3 pm to 6:30 pm and Live Entertainment 7 days a weeks! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 636-443-2211
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?