Over the next few minutes we will be taking a deep dive into drinking at the best bars in Quebec City. From a tall glass of beer and a shot of vodka to local drink specials and singing karaoke we are going to try and cover it all.
The best wine and cocktail bars near you will get the ball rolling. Once they have been discussed in full breweries and sports bars to watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts will get a shout out.
Those who want to get the party started right after work or just buy some cheaper drinks will learn about the best drink specials in your area next. After they are out of the way we will move on to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights around town.
Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will wrap this all up. Be sure to check out our Quebec City bar map that has every place we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
And you are all welcome to compare the scene here to other cities around the region at that link if you want.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Many would agree that the best Quebec City cocktail and wine bars are:
- Chez Tao! at 104 Rue Saint-Vallier O
- Bar Le Sacrilège at 447 Rue Saint-Jean
- Bar Les Yeux Bleus at 1117 1, 2 Rue Saint-Jean
- Bar Ste-Angèle at 26 Rue Ste Angèle
- Maelstrøm Saint-Roch at 181 Rue Saint-Vallier E
Chez Tao! is a hip spot with a laid-back feel that serves classic and inventive cocktails and Asian street food. In a distinctive location with church pew seating and a patio Bar Le Sacrilège serves regional brews and bar snacks and even offers karaoke, billiards, and dance nights.
Bar Les Yeux Bleus is a laid-back stone-clad bar with a terrace that serves drinks, beer, and wine while also hosting live music.
Bar Ste-Angèle features live jazz music in your area along with beer, wine, and more alcoholic drinks including a dazzling variety of over 50 cocktails to choose from.
Maelstrøm Saint-Roch is a hip coffeehouse serving gourmet java, cocktails, and brunch with red-brick walls and bright paintings.
You can also head to Pub du Parvis and Le Bistro Plus from some different lists for some of the best cocktails near you.
Quebec City Breweries & Sports Bars
You and your buddies will have a great time watching the big game at these local sports bars and breweries:
- La Barberie at 310 Rue Saint-Roch
- La Korrigane at 380 Rue Dorchester
- Griendel at 195 Rue Saint-Vallier O
- Noctem at 438 Rue du Parvis
- SNO Microbrasserie Nordik at 250M Wilfrid-Hamel Blvd, RC15
- Pub du Parvis at 481 Rue Saint-Joseph E
- Bar Sportif Vegas 2.0 at 2340 Bd Sainte-Anne
- Dooly’s at 3291 Ch Ste-Foy
- Bar Chez Stanley at 4033 Wilfrid-Hamel Blvd
In a rustic comfortable environment La Souche serves traditional tavern meals and has a full bar. La Barberie has a wide variety of beers on tap in bottles and in cans while also having a diverse and festive menu from their culinary partner La Borage that pairs well with their specialty brews.
La Korrigane is a hip brewpub with simple fare like burgers and organic meat plates along with their own line of local craft brews.
Griendel is a cozy microbrewery and bistro-pub that serves home-brewed beers as well as modern seasonal pub cuisine.
Pub du Parvis is a fun sports bar near you that serves eclectic pub grub, draft beer, and cocktails in a modern setting with rustic décor.
Bar Sportif Vegas 2.0 shows the games on TV plus they have a pool table, darts, and karaoke.
Some of the best beers are also offered at places from our other lists including Bar Les Yeux Bleus, Bar Ste-Angèle, Pub Borgia, Le Bistro Plus, Ninkasi Bar and Bistro, and Le Dauphin.
Local Drink Specials
There are plenty of good bars with drink specials in your area and you can get great value if you time your visit properly:
- Pub Borgia at 12 Rue du Petit Champlain
- Pub St-Patrick at 1200 Rue Saint-Jean
- Le Bistro Plus at 1063 Rue Saint-Jean
- Bar Artefact at 10 Rue Saint-Antoine
Pub Borgia offers specialty beers, Scotch whiskies, and Quebec City drink specials every day while being open from 11am to 1am in addition to being well known for their French onion soup.
A wide range of whiskies and pub favorites as well as happy hours are available at Pub St-Patrick which is open from 11am to 3am Wednesday through Saturday and until 2am the rest of the week.
Le Bistro Plus is open from 12pm to 3am Wednesday through Saturday and from 3pm on Monday and Tuesday providing traditional cocktails, 9 draft lines, and many more specialty beers in bottles plus they offer some of the best local drink specials from 4pm to 8pm.
Happy Hours are also offered at Bar Artefact where they also serve oysters, spirits, and plenty more starting at 12pm.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Check out this list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:
- Ninkasi Bar & Bistro at 801 Rue Saint-Jean
- Randolph Pub at 245 Soumande St
- Le Joker Pub at 1190B Rue de Courchevel #104
Ninkasi is a great place to enjoy craft beers along with their bar quiz nights near you in addition to karaoke and music and they are open seven days a week from 3pm to 4am.
Randolph Pub offers dinner and beverages as well as local bar quiz nights every Tuesday starting at 7pm.
Delicious cuisine and beverages as well as quiz and game nights every Wednesday are all available at Le Joker Pub.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
Dance, listen to live music, or sing karaoke at these fun bars around town:
- Le Dauphin at 389 Rue du Pont
- L’Anti Bar & Spectacles at 251 Rue Dorchester
- Le Rideau Rouge at 1147 Av. Cartier
Le Dauphin is open every day from 8am to 3:30am offering bar karaoke in your area along with great beers. You can watch Indie bands on stage at L’Anti Bar and Spectacles which is open seven days a week from 6pm to 3am.
Le Rideau Rouge serves innovative burgers and even features outdoor seating and live music and you can drink there from 4pm to 3am Monday through Saturday.
Other places we’ve mentioned throughout the post offering dance, karaoke, or live music in Quebec City include Bar Le Sacrilège, Bar Ste-Angèle, and Ninkasi Bar and Bistro.
By the way we have also covered the top:
- Montreal Bars
- Toronto Bars
- Ottawa & Gatineau Bars
- Boston Bars
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Quebec City
There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you. Hopefully we were able to fill you in on some valuable info that will make your next night out a little better.
Please use the comments to let us know if any spots have closed down or if any new cool places have opened up in your area so that we can keep our lists fresh. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Quebec City.