Best Breakfast Places in Quebec; Limoilou Edition

Locations Vieux Limoilou is more than just a place to rest your head; it's an opportunity to experience the true essence of Quebec City.

Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or simply seeking an adventure, stay tuned for our latest blogs to make your stay exceptional. From parks to restaurants, cafes to bakeries, breweries to pubs, everything is within a walkable distance.

In this blog, we will share our favourite breakfast spots in Limoilou; the oldest and most populous district of Quebec. Most of the places are locally owned, and you might find the owner behind the counter serving you!

01 Signature

La Signature is one of the best places for gourmet breakfast. They also serve dinner, and you can bring your own wine!

Best to reserve for the weekend.

418-524-7272 reservations are on call only. Closed on Monday. 

Located on 1073 3rd Avenue.

02 Pastisserie Chez Lefèvre

A freshly baked croissant and a steaming Espresso await you in a warm and friendly atmosphere lulled by the smell of warm bread. 

They have over 55 varieties of pastries and over 75 varieties of bread. Grab a loaf on your way back to your apartment ad pair with your favorite cheese! 

Located at 1296, on 3rd Avenue & 13th Street. 

03 The Bread Box 

Great place for breakfast and lunch! You will find a lot of locals stopping by for bread and pizzas. The patio is bustling with students in the summertime. 

If you can't decide what pastries you want to try, go for the 6-mix box and get a discount too!

Multiple locations with the nearest one at 396, on 3rd Avenue & 4th Street.

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04 Les Colocs café resto

Known for homemade baguette subs to suit everyone's taste, visit and discover paninis, shish taouk and gyros pita. 

Taste some Breton pancakes for breakfast and a variety of eggs Benedict in addition to complete breakfast menu served weekends from 6:30 am to 11 am and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm.

Located at 400 3rd Avenue, this small unassuming spot has been in the neighborhood since 1998 and is locally loved.

05 Borderon and sons

Always faithful to traditional French know-how, explore the avenues of delicacy and delight of the taste buds at this family-owned bakery. 

From sourdough bread to pure butter croissants and classic French pastries, each of their points of sale has its own unique character. 

Find the nearest location at 422, on 3rd Avenue. Take-out only.

These were our top 5 recommendations for breakfast places in the authentic local neighborhood of Limoilou. Which one are you going to give a try?