Quintessential Dining and Nightlife Dining Menu | St. Charles
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All the elements of fine cuisine converge on Quintessential Dining and Nightlife's menu. From our signature salads to our dry aged steaks and prime ribs, you'll always find something savory. Look for the items with "Quintessential" in the name — they're familiar favorites with the Quintessential twist!



Join us for dinner along St. Charles' Main Street in the city's beautiful historic district.

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Port Poached Pear Salad


Spinach, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Candied Pecans, with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad

Small $4.99 / Large $7.99

Crisp Romaine, House Made Croutons, Parmesean and Cherry Tomatoes (Available as Wrap - $8.49)

Q House Salad

Small $4.99 / Large $7.99

Mixed Greens with Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, Artichoke Hearts, Red Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese and Croutons

Dressing Choices


Quintessential White Wine Balsamic Vinaigrette, House Caesar, Bleu Cheese, Buttermilk Ranch, Honey Mustard, Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette, and Low Fat Ranch



Add Filet of Salmon



Add Filet of Salmon



Add Grilled Chicken Breast


Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip


Topped with Parmesan and Roma Tomatoes - Served with Crostinis

Wing Ding Award Winning Breaded Wings

1/2 dozen $7.99 / dozen $14.99

2010 Breaded Wings (the sauce is in the breading) (great taste without the mess)

Wing Ding Award Winning Unbreaded Creole Wings

1/2 dozen $6.99 / dozen $11.99

2011 Unbreaded Creole Wings

Unbreaded Hot Wings

1/2 dozen $6.99 / dozen $11.99

Beef Carpaccio


Thinly Sliced Filet Mignon, Capers, Arugula, Olive Oil, and White Balsamic. Served with Flatbread

Ahi Tuna Tacos


Grilled Sesame Encrusted Rare Tuna, Asian Slaw, Orange Ginger Crema, Daikon Sprouts

Quintessential Tacos


Grilled Rib Eye or Chicken, Salsa Verde, Onions, Cilantro, Jack Cheese, Lime *No Mixing Steak and Chicken*

Traditional Potato Skins


Deep Fried Potato Skins, Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, Green Onions and Sour Cream

Chickpea Hummus


Traditional & Black Bean Hummus, Tahini, Roasted Garlic, Feta Cheese, Olives and Lemon Zest, Served with Pita and Chips

"Q" Cakes


Two Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Chipolte Aioli, Served with Tomato Ginger Chutney

Jalapeno & Cream Cheese Wontons


Fried and Served with a Sweet Chili Sauce

Wild Mushroom Crostinis


Sauteed Cremini and Silver Dollar Mushrooms. Served on Croustinis with Parmesan

Shrimp Bruschetta


Grilled Shrimp, Roma Tomatoes, Garlic and Basil (For a healthier choice try served in Lettuce Cups)

Mucho Nachos


Steak, Chicken, Pulled Pork or Andouille, Nacho Cheese, Black Bean Pico de Gallo, Scallions, Sour Cream, Guacamole and Cilantro Combo all 4 meats $13.99

Toasted Ravioli


Hand Breaded and served with Marinara

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms


Baked Portabellinis Stuffed with Jumbo Lump Crab Mix, Topped with Provolone Cheese, Served with Tomato Ginger Chutney & Chipolte Aioli



Chorizo, Green Chiles, Mashed Potatoes and Cheese sauce Baked Together, Served with Tortilla Chips

The Feast


An impressive sampler which includes: Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Breaded Buffalo Chicken Wings, Jalapeno & Cream Cheese Wontons, Toasted Ravioli, Potato Skins, Q-Dip, Breaded Pepper-Jack Cheese Bites, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Five Item Sampler


Pick any 5 items from The Feast

Breaded Pepper-Jack Cheese Bites


with Marinara, Ranch, or Cheese Sauce

Garlic Cheese Bread


Served with Marinara


The Quintessential Wagyu Beef Burger


Half Pound of Juicy Ground Wagyu Beef

Grilled Bison Burger


Six Ounces of Tender Ground Bison

BBQ Burger


Half Pound Wagyu Beef, BBQ Sauce, Bacon, Crispy Onion Straws and Cheddar Cheese Served on Texas Toast

Creole Burger


Half Pound Waygu Beef, Blackened Shrimp, Spicy Q-Sauce and Monterey Jack Cheese

Jumbo Stacked Burger


An Entire Pound of Wagyu Stacked with Bacon and Four Cheeses. Served on Texas Toast

Spicy Southwest Burger


Half Pound Wagyu Beef, Green Chilies, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, Sriracha, Mayo, and Pepperjack Cheese

Turkey Bacon Wrap


Smoked Turkey, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Chipolte Aioli

Chicken Caesar Wrap


Grilled Chicken, Caesar Dressing, Lettuce, Tomato and Parmesan

Pesto Chicken Wrap


Grilled Chicken, Pesto Rice, Roasted Red Peppers, Pine Nuts, Goat Cheese and Parmesan Cheese

Cured Bacon BLT


Smoked and Grilled House Cured Pork Belly, Lettuce, Tomatoes & Sriracha Mayo. Served with Blackberry Chutney on the side. *House Cured Pork Belly will not be Crispy*

Wet Burrito Wrap


Choice of Chicken, Steak, or Portobello, Rice, Pico de Gallo, Black Beans, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Cilantro, Topped with Cheese Sauce- Not to be Eaten with Your Hands- No side is served with the burrito

Grilled Chicken Sandwich


Fire Grilled Chicken Breast. Also Available Blackened