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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

) #26 of 214 Restaurants in Saint Charles $$ - $$$ American, ,
149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
+1 636-443-2211
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food here is 5 star quality, and the bartenders are very friendly and knowledgeable. Also has a great nightclub atmosphere for some after dinner fun! I Highly recommend checking out this spot!

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quintessential has a large menu and great ambiance. They have a beautiful terrace and nice drink menu. The staff is very friendly.

Thank rowan816
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner, because a nearby restaurant had a 30 minute wait. The menu looked good with lots of variety. The restaurant has a nice décor and feel, with live music. We both had the beer cheese soup which was okay. The party...More

Thank justme2Georgia
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate you coming in and dining with us. I apologize that you and your party did not thoroughly enjoy the food. We designed those two dishes to be very flavorful as the pork chop is brined for 3 days and is served over a...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I never tasted the food because a huge roach popped out of my companion's salad and scurried across the table! Then we saw another on the wall and we left in a hurry!

Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

After dinner across the street at Tony's, we headed to Quintessential for a nightcap. It was a weeknight, and the building was virtually empty. Upon arrival, the workers downstairs quickly pointed us to the upstairs bar with little explanation, which seemed a bit odd. The...More

Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We appreciate your review and will use this as a coaching tool. We close our main level after dinner service at 9pm on Sundays and 10pm Monday-Wednesday but keep the roof top open for drinks thereafter. I apologize for your less than friendly experience and...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

As we're from southern California, we're used to indifferent service so yes our standards may be lower. Nevertheless, we had a great dining experience here, and although we arrived late just before the restaurant and kitchen were meaning to close, we were greeted warmly with...More

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

On our last night in the city of St. Charles, we had dinner with colleagues. The food and drinks were excellent. We had the specialty martinis, appetizers and main course, all of which were good. The live music was an extra perk. I would return...More

Thank StockadeOwner
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

This restaurant has a late evening service that offers great food, the hamburger and fries are very good and reasonable prices. the help was very attentivce and offering a lot of advice

Thank 14genem
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for the great review! If you enjoyed our burgers and fries you may want to try our signature "Q Sliders," made with our house ground blend, smoked gouda, baby arugula and whole grain mustard.

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Saint Charles was a fun area to visit, and Quintessential had good food and a good atmosphere. The steak that I had was great, the appetizers were very tasty, and the staff was very friendly and on top of things.

Thank Buckcade
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We appreciate your positive review. Please come back and visit us, especially during the warmer months where we boast an open air rooftop terrace. It's great for relaxing during the evenings with our live entertainment.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

A group of five of us stopped here for lunch while photographing the Fete de Glace in St. Charles. The ambience was nice, and our waitress was exceptional and very attentive. Everyone enjoyed their food. I ordered the Buffalo Chicken Wrap with sweet potato fries,...More

Thank Kim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
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
  • E-mail
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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