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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, 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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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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338 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently we had dinner with friends at Quintessential. There were several large parties, everyone seemed to be having a great time. Quintessential took great care of us. Our server checked in on us, our food came out in a timely fashion. As the evening went on, lots of people were coming in to go upstairs on the roof, which seemed... More 

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Thank artsylaura1980
Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I was working with the manager to set up a party on the roof top. I was told the day I was looking at was clear. When he realized the party would have gay attendees, suddenly the venue was booked. No one could have put a deposit down over the holiday weekend. I had tried to put down a deposit... More 

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

Hello, I apologize that you feel that we are not a gay friendly establishment. We strive to provide the same level of service to all of our guests as well as extend employment to all individuals no matter race, social standing, or sexual orientation. I truly believe that your situation was a misunderstanding. We receive many inquiries regarding dinner reservations,... More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We declined 1.5 hour wait at Tony's, so we walked across the Main Street for a dinner at Quintessential. To our delight, the food was as good as Tony's at lower prices! Highly recommend the restaurant!

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Thank beechtiger
Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The food is fine, but it seems expensive for what you get. It is also very loud, especially when there is a performer. Not the place to go if you want to have a conversation. But it does have some fun food to try and the chef does change the menu with the season.

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

We apologize that you felt that our menu was expensive as we make an effort to keep our prices competitive. We make all of our food menu items to order and try to keep a fresh inventory. We also try to offer live entertainment 7 days a week and is something that our repeat guests come to expect. We generally... More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Great place to go on a date I got a very eclectic menu and just about any alcohol you can imagine great service parking's a little bit difficult

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Thank Eric B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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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