Quintessential Dining and Nightlife Dining Menu | St. Charles
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Bananas Foster • $8

Served with Vanilla Ice Cream and Amaretto Sauce.


Cheesecake • $8

New York Cheesecake, Graham Cracker Crust and Strawberry Sauce.


Q* Chocolate Cake • $9

Four Layer Chocolate Cake, Buttercream, Chocolate Ganache and Vanilla Ice Cream.


*Outside Dessert Fee $15


Modiga Style • $3

Prepared with White Wine, Mushroom Sauce and Provolone Cheese.


Peppercorn Style • $3

Cracked Pepper Crusted and served with Whole Grain M ustard & Brandy Cream Sauce.


Marsala Style • $3

Marsala Reduction, Red & Yellow Bell Peppers and Mushrooms.


Fire Grilled Shrimp • $6


Small Side Salad • $3

Bread & Butter • $2

Baked Potato • $3

House Cut Fries • $3

Sweet Potato Fries • $3

Green Beans • $3

Vegetable Medley • $3

Steamed Broccoli • $3

Garlic Mashed Potatoes • $3

Asian Slaw • $3

Spanish Rice • $3

Small Side Salad With Entrée • $3

Mushroom Risotto • $3

Asparagus • $3

Fresh Fruit • $3

Brussel Sprouts • $3


Our steaks are USDA Beef from the Midwest, Grilled to order.


Filet Mignon • 8oz for $31

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom Marsala Demi.


Q* Rib Eye Steak (USDA Prime) • 14oz for $38

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom Marsala Demi.


Seared Medallions of Filet Mignon • $28

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Mushroom Marsala Demi.



Blackened Chicken Pasta • $17

Grilled Blackened Chicken Breast over Rigatoni in a Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce with Leeks, Mushrooms & Red Bell Peppers.


Chicken Picata • $17

Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Wild Mushrooms and a White Wine Lemon Caper Sauce over Angel Hair.


Q* Cajun Beef Tortellini • $17

Cheese Tortellini with Tender Steak Tips, Andouille Sausage, Bell Peppers, Yellow Onions, Mushrooms and Garlic in a Mild Cajun Cream Sauce.


Portobello Mushroom Ravioli • $16

Portobello Mushroom Stuffed Ravioli, Grilled Portobello, Sundried Tomatoes and Roasted Red Peppers in a Garlic Cream Sauce with Roma Tomatoes and Scallions.


Asian Salmon • $22

Soy Asian Glazed Salmon, Sriracha Cream Sauce, Rigatoni, Sake, Sesame Oil, Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, Leeks and Bell Peppers.

Q* G* Grilled Salmon • $23

Grilled Salmon, Mushroom Risotto, Grilled Asparagus, Citrus Beurre Blanc & Microgreens.


Fish Of The Day • Market

Ask your server about Today’s Selection.


Jambalaya • $15

Andouille Sausage, Ham, Chicken, Rice, Tomatoes, topped with Blackened Shrimp & Scallions.


L* Grilled Kabobs • $20

Beef, Shrimp, and Veggie Kabobs with Spanish Rice. Served with Teriyaki & Horseradish Sauce.


Q* Quintessential Chicken • $18

Lightly Breaded, Grilled Chicken Breast over Mushroom Risotto with a Compote of Mushrooms, Onions, Sundried Tomatoes and Brandy Topped with Feta.


Q* Quintessential Fajitas • $16

Choice of Grilled Shrimp or Chicken. Served with Black Beans, Spanish Rice, Peppers & Onions, Salsa Verde, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Jack Cheese, Lettuce, Pico de Gallo, Tomatoes & Cilantro.


Available St. Louis Style Thin Crust in 9" and 12". Cryst available in 12" only.


Pizza Your Way • Starting at $7 (9") or $9 (12")

Add toppings for 9" - .75¢

Add toppings for 12" - $1

Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Bacon, Andouille Sausage, Mushroom, Onion, Green Peppers, Chorizo, Tomato, Spinach, Feta, Basil, Greek Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers


The following Signature Pizzas are recommended and served on St. Louis Style Crust unless otherwise specified.



Roma Tomatoes, Basil, Mozzarella Cheese and Garlic Butter.

9-inch for $9 • 12-inch for $13


Q* Forest Mushroom

Cremini & Silver Dollar Mushrooms, Parmesan Cream Sauce, Three Cheese Blend.

9-inch for $10 • 12-inch for $14


Meat Lovers

Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Bacon, Chorizo, & Andouille.

9-inch for $11 • 12-inch for $15


BBQ Chicken

Grilled Chicken, BBQ Sauce, Red Onions, Mozzarella & Cheddar, Bacon and Cilantro.

9-inch for $10 • 12-inch for $14



The Feast • $42

An impressive sampler which includes:

Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Breaded Buffalo Chicken Wings, Jalapeno & Cream Cheese Wontons, Toasted Ravioli, Potato Skins, Q-Dip, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms and Buffalo Wontons.


Five Item Sampler • $27

Pick any 5 items from The Feast.

Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip • $10

Spicy Dip Topped with Parmesan and Roma Tomatoes. Served with Chips


Wing Ding Award Winning Breaded Wings

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

1/2 dozen $9 •  dozen $16

2011 Unbreaded Creole Wings

1/2 dozen $7 • dozen $12

G* Unbreaded Hot Wings

1/2 dozen $7 • dozen $12

($3.00 upcharge for all drummies)


G* Traditional Potato Skins • $10

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


Chickpea Hummus • $10

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


Q* "Q" Cakes • $16

Two jumbo lump Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aioli. Served with Tomato Ginger Chutney.


Wontons • $9

Choice of Jalapeno & Cream Cheese or Buffalo Chicken


Wild Mushroom Crostinis • $8

Sautéed Cremini and Silver Dollar Mushrooms. Served in a Bowl with Crostinis & Asiago.


Shrimp Bruschetta • $12

Grilled Shrimp, Roma Tomatoes, Garlic, and Basil. (For a healthier choice, try served in lettuce cups)


Q* Mucho Nachos • $13

Steak, Chicken or Portobello, Nacho Cheese, Black Bean Pico de Gallo, Scallions, Guacamole, Sour Cream and Cilantro Over Tri Colored Chips.

(Combo all 3 meats $17)


Jumbo Toasted Ravioli • $10

Hand Breaded and served with Marinara.


Crab Stuffed Mushrooms • $12

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

Beer Cheese Soup • $4

Three Cheeses and Scallions.


Q* Q Wedge • $7

A Wedge of Iceberg Lettuce covered with Bleu Cheese Dressing, Cherry Tomatoes, Chunks of Bacon, Bleu Cheese Crumbles and Balsamic Reduction.


L* Fruit & Walnut Salad • $9

Mixed Greens, Apples, Dried Cranberries, Walnuts, Feta Cheese and Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette.


Cobb Salad • $12

Mixed Greens Tossed in White Balsamic Vinaigrette, Topped with Bacon, Hard-Boiled Egg, Grilled Chicken, Cherry Tomatoes and Bleu Cheese Crumbles.


Q* G* Grilled Hanger Steak Salad • $17

Mixed Greens tossed in a Smokey White Balsamic Vinigerette with Red Onions, Butternut Squash, Bleu Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper and Topped with Parmesan Cheese.


Harvest Salad • $12

Grilled Chicken Breast over Baby Spinach tossed in a Cucumber Ranch Dressing, Walnuts, Butternut Squash, Red Onions, Feta Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes and Strawberries.


Grilled Caesar Salad • $9

Grilled Hearts of Romaine, House Made Croutons, Cherry Tomatoes & Three Cheese Blend.


Q House Salad

small for $5 • large for $9

Mixed Greens with Tomato, Red Onion, Artichoke Hearts, Red Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese and Croutons.

(add fillet of salmon for $10 • add fire grilled shrimp for $6 • add grilled chicken breast for $5)


Dressing Choices:

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

(additional dressing for .50¢ • Mason Jar of House White Balsamic for $12)




Q = Specialty Dishes

G = Gluten-Free

L = Light

* All burgers served on a Whole Wheat Bun.


Q* The Quintessential House Ground Burger • $10

Half Pound of Juicy House Ground Blend of Beef & Pork Burger Patty.


L* Grilled Bison Burger • $11

Six Ounces of Tender Ground Bison.


BBQ Burger • $12

Half Pound of House Ground Blend of Beef & Pork Burger Patty, BBQ Sauce, Bacon, Crispy Onion Straws and Cheddar Cheese.


Creole Burger • $12

Half Pound of House Ground Blend of Beef & Pork Burger Patty, Blackened Shrimp, Spicy Q-Sauce and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Asian Sliders • $13

Gochujang Spicy Aioli, Asian Slaw, Fresh Jalapeno & Sesame Seeds. Served with House Cut Fries.


Q* Q Sliders • $13

Three House Ground Blend of Beef & Pork Sliders with Smoked Gouda, Baby Arugula & Whole Grain Mustard. Served with House Cut Fries.


Turkey Bacon Wrap • $10

Sliced House Smoked Turkey, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Chipotle Aioli.


Wet Burrito • $12

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 • $9

Fire Grilled Chicken Breast. Also Available Blackened.


Chicken Club Sandwich • $11

Grilled Chicken Breast, Bacon, Guacamole and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Buffalo Chicken Sandwich • $11

Grilled Chicken Breast, Hot Sauce, Bacon and Cheddar Cheese -

Available as a Wrap Tossed with Ranch , Buffalo Sauce, Lettuce, Onion & Tomato.


Fish Sandwich • $10

Blackened or Tempura Fried Cod with Chipotle Aioli.


L* Grilled Portobello Sandwich • $9

Portobello Mushroom, Roasted Red Peppers, Mixed Greens, Roma Tomatoes & Pepperjack Cheese on a Whole Wheat Bun.


Q* Crab Cake Sandwich • $14

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Tomato Ginger Chutney, Chipotle Aioli on a Whole Wheat Bun.


The Quintissential Club • $12

Sliced House Smoked Turkey, Ham, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, American Cheese and Mayonnaise.


Prime Melt Sandwich • $14

Shaved Prime Rib, Onions, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Banana Peppers and Provolone Cheese served on a Hoagie with Au Jus.

Served with your choice of House Cut French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Vegetable Medley, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Vegetables, or Asian Slaw.


Substitute a Side Salad for $3.

Substitute Fresh Fruit for $1.

Substitute Grilled Asparagus or Roasted Brussel Sprouts for $1.


All Burgers and Sandwiches Served with Lettuce, Tomato, Onion & Sl i ced Pickles.


Add Cheese for $1. Choose from Monterey Jack, American, Provolone, Cheddar, Bleu, Pepper Jack or Smoked Gouda Cheese.

Add Bacon, Mushrooms, or Carmelized Onions for $1



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!

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Buffalo Cauliflower • $10

Buttermilk Marinated Roasted & Grilled Cauliflower, Hot Sauce, Bleu Cheese Crumbles & Lemon. Choice of Ranch or Bleu Cheese Dressing.


Q* Q-Dip • $8 

Chorizo, Green Chilies, Mashed Potatoes and Cheese Sauce Baked Together. Served with Tortilla Chips.


Garlic Cheese Bread • $4

Served with marinara.

Rare - Bright red with a cool center.

Medium Rare - Red throughout with a warm center.

Medium - Pink with a warm red center.

Medium-Well - Pink throughout.

Well - Light Pink center.

Very Well - No pink.


Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness

19% gratuity will be added to all parties of eight or more. • No separate checks on parties of eight or more