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Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

$$ - $$$American, ,
149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
+1 636-443-2211
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
“jambalaya” (2 reviews)
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2826
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Ate here for a business dinner. We sere seated in the basement (only our group) - which was very quiet and conducive to conversation. The food and service were very good. The overall neighborhood was very nice though it appeared parking can be a bit...More

Thank seeking_direction
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed one of our private rooms. The room you were in is called our Wine Room where we hold some of our finer wines. Next time you visit, try parking in St Charles Parking Garage located right...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

During a soccer tournament this wkend, we were seeking a quick spot to pop in and grab a burger. What a delight to find this gem — the burger, crab cake sandwich and wedge salad that our family shared were all delicious! My 12-yr old...More

Thank DoriDegs
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for the great review! I am glad to hear we were able to accommodate your party within your time constraints. Come back and try more of our House Ground Specialty Burgers in the near future.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great food and price, quiet (have only been there during the day), relaxed atmosphere. Also have a very large area available for private party also with a great menu selection and private bar. Have attended a private adult lunch birthday as well as a business...More

Thank jlynnrn
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The food here is good, but the loud music and black walls make for a not pleasant time. Upstairs is where the band is and the music is loud and hard to have a conversation. Not attractive to the Senior Citizen crowdMore

Thank Gary D
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

We apologize for your unpleasant visit. We do not book bands as they are too loud during dinner service. We generally have a one person acoustic guitar and vocal which has come to be expected by our returning guests. After 9pm Thursday-Saturday, we have live...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Our group of four, first visit. Always wondered about this place. Made reservations(recommended). Were seated promptly. Drink order was a bit slow, refills too. Comfortable seating, atmosphere in a neat building. Live music, not too loud. My wife had crab cakes and said they were...More

Thank HiggySt_Louis
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for drinks and food. The breaded spicy wings were crispy and delicious. They have a mega app platter that will blow your mind. The turkey club is massive! It took me 3 days to finish it! Staff was on point...More

Thank Lakisha M
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I had two concerns lingering before visiting Quintessential for the first time this week: (1) Do they allow smoking in their ground floor dining space (as many other North Main Street establishments do)?; and (2) Should I worry about the recently negative TA reviews? The...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

After we were seated upstairs.... eating, drinking, visiting..... we were asked, no I have to correct that, we were TOLD that we had to move from our seating area because that area was turning into 'bottle service'. What? I can understand if after we left...More

Thank Rhonda1962
Reno S, Manager at Quintessential Dining and Nightlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

I apologize for your disappointing experience on your visit Saturday. I understand that the party you were with reserved an area on our rooftop in our cabanas during dinner service. Whenever we do these bookings we let the host of the party know that we...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I had grilled salmon with mushroom risotto. The salmon was sweet with just a bit of crunch, and lovely flavor. The waitress was happy to substitute Brussels sprouts for the asparagus. My husband had jambalaya which was equally good with flavorful chorizo. The side salads...More

Thank lawmom4
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Atmosphere was bustling and very loud. Our table for 9 was oddly positioned in the walkway of the main floor dining room which made it more difficult to interact with our party in addition to being bumped into while seated by passersby. Wait staff was...More

1  Thank allbeers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
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
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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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