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Le Pain Béni
Le Pain Béni
  • Address:
    24, Rue Sainte-Anne
    Quebec City, QC G1R 3X3
    Quebec City
  • Cuisine:
    Fusion / Eclectic
    Price: CAN$30 and under

Le Pain Béni Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.painbeni.com/
  • Phone: (418) 694-9485
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, French / Canadian
  • Executive Chef: Simon Côté-Tremblay
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: rue du Trésor
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Le Pain Béni
Historic setting, contemporary table
Located in the stone walls of an historic Quebec heritage home, close to the Château Frontenac, a restaurant with timeless and elegant decor and an inventive menu: Le Pain Béni
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent and friendly service. Large portions, rich and delectable. Nice option to make your own 3 course meal for a set price. Best meal I had in Quebec city."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We ate there twice our first night was soo good. This night food was not as good but service was as excellent as the first and they remember us"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "In a rather busy tourist area, this gem was a true find. Great food and very friendly service with a charming atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Found the restaurant through the reviews of others. Great location. Value oriented. Let this restaurant be your surprise find."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This lovely small restaurant near the Chateau Frontenac has a very fine kitchen, which was a surprise and a pleasure in the middle of a somewhat touristy section of Old Quebec. The service was professional and efficient. The rooms are cozy and charming. A fine choice in the area."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We had an excellent meal, and very good service. The cheese fondue was wonderful."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Dinner at Le Pain Beni was one of the highlights of our trip to Quebec City. The outdoor setting was charming and our meals were beautifully plated and absolutely delicious. A lovely, memorable evening for our party of four."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "First, I showed the waiter a pricing error in the wine list. The same wine was sold at 28$ for 500ml and 48$ for a whole bottle (750ml). If we calculate that there was only a difference of 250ml it should have cost at the most 42$... Only explanation given was that the pricelist was reviewed recently and they must have the winelist by the glass section.... Food was ok, nothing to "write home about" as the saying goes, very well presented and original recipes but unfortunately not very warm altough I was there at the opening of the dinner service ( 1 of the 1st ones to be served, in fact). Only real pleasure was the location. Was sitting on the terrasse and had a very nice view of the Chateau Frontenac and the church ground's merchants."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I made a reservation for breakfast, but the restaurant called & said that time was not available, so I asked them to cancel my 1st reservation. I made a 2nd reservation via Opentable for dinner. This, unfortunately, was the worst meal we had in Quebec City. My meal was well below average and my husband's meal was just okay - maybe the chef was off that night. The male waiter (wish I could remember his name) was so extremely rude, impatient, condescending & sarcastic to me & my husband (for no apparent reason), & he treated most, if not all, of his other customers the same way. I am flabergasted that a waiter could treat customers this way & still be employed. Too many other great restaurants to eat here."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Nourriture et service exceptionnels, comme d'habitude. Jamais déçue de ce restaurant, qui est un des meilleurs en son genre à Québec. Que ce soit pour un lunch d'affaires ou un souper entre amoureux, j'aime y retourner. Un vrai trésor caché dans un quartier très touristique. Je le recommande sans hésiter."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Delicious lobster risotto with sweetbreads. Check out the special mural on the wall in the back room."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "A nice point of the menu is the option of ordering 3 appetizers for $36, or topping up your entrée choice with a $10 soup or salad added (petit table d'hote). Three of us did the apps option and were very pleased with the choices and careful arrangement of when each app was served. Enjoyed smoked salmon, smoked buffalo, onion soup (a very different version than the traditional, and fantastic), scallops and salad options. Another guest had the lamb (beautifully plated and prepared).All enjoyed the crème brulee option for the evening, with lemon and thyme; and I had a pavlova preparation which was outstanding. Service was excellent. Our waiter was charming and accommodating. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Great service, great wine list but the dessert was really bad....however they offered to exchange it for another one ! We would recommand this restaurant because for the (low) price, the food is very good and it is in front of the Chateau Frontenac downtown !"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Everything with the restaurant was outstanding. Book on the restaurant website to get 10% off. Food choices were fabulous, service was superior. Prices were reasonable."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We booked this restaurant online on short notice and we were not disappointed. My girlfriend loved it and we both enjoyed a great meal."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I made my reservations two weeks prior to the date we were in town for and received my confirmation. Two days before our reservations I received a call from the restaurant to inform me that "the computer didn't work" and they actually did not have room for my guest and I at the time we had made the reservations for and had to move our time up till 6pm. Considering our reservations were made for a special occation andwe recieved little notice of the change it dissapointing that the restaurant did not discover the "glitch" till last minute. It honestly dont think it was a computer "glitch" Food was ok, but nothing spectacular or memorable."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Le Pain Beni on Valentine's day for lunch. Everyone from the reception to the waiters were casually pleasant, very helpful when we asked questions. The atmosphere was casual and nice. The food was exceptionally good. The menu was limited to 4 different entrees for lunch as the very interesting a la carte menu is only available in the evenings. The entrees we picked a risotto and a piece of beef were however truly outstanding. Food styling showed an effort in presentation and the quality was excellent. The bread, a simple French baguette was fresh and crispy, with a proper dough, not the usual rubber piece of bread that is often served in restaurants, The appetizer a duck terrine was home made and also delicious."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I ordered scallops for my main course. There were scallops, but combined with a divine mix of unique foods, making each bite a delicious surprise."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "We had few options for Christmas Day dinner. We were able to get a reservation at Le Pain Beni. We did not know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. The food was great and so was the service. We had a very pleasant experience at this restaurant."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Our waiter was charming which helped, but the food was uninspired. Would not go back again. Appetizer of boudin, mushrooms with truffle sauce had no flavourful or complexity. Entree was beef tartre- the tartre was tasty tho bland, no sauce to complement, frites tasted like frozen shoestring fries, and chef salad was an attempt at Asian fusion, but dressing unfortunately had no flavor. Dessert of Creme Brulee was OK, but a bitter taste from the crusty topping...we asked the waiter to pair the wine, it was bland!"
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "We were a party of 3 and this was our first visit to Le Pain Beni, although 2 live in Quebec they had ne ver heard of the restaurant. The menu has different food options with an a la carte option as well as table d'hote options. Interesting was that the restaurant offers also an option with 3 entrees in addition to the starter, main dish, desert & coffee one. The menu offered interesting combinations of meats with vegetables. All 3 dishes looked and tasted wonderful. Portions are big. The restaurant has en extensive wine list but prices are not exaggerated. Will come back to Le Pain Beni"
    Dined on 11/13/2013