Quintessential Dining and Nightlife Dining Menu | St. Charles
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Q* G* 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 • $10

Seven layers including chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, and chocolate ganache. Served with vanilla ice cream.


Modiga Style • $3

Prepared with whine wine, mushroom sauce, and provolone cheese.


Peppercorn Style • $3

Cracked pepper crusted and served with brandy cream sauce.


Marsala Style • $3

Marsala reductions, red & yellow bell peppers and mushrooms.


Fire Grilled Shrimp • $6


Small Side Salad • $3


Steak Grilling Temperatures

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.

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 Entree • $3

Mushroom Risotto • $3

Butternut Squash & Corn 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 $29

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom Marsala Demi


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


Seared Medallions of Filet Mignon • $26

Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom Marsala Demi


Weekend Special:

Prime Rib of Beef • $31

Served fresh Friday and Saturday - 'til we run out!



Blackened Chicken Pasta • $17

Grilled blackened chicken breast over rigatoni in a roasted red pepper cream sauce with leeks, mushrooms, and 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 peppers in a garlic cream sauce with roma tomatoes and scallions.


Chicken Spiedini • $19

Butternut Squash, Leeks, Pancetta, Corn, Zucchini, Roasted Red Peppers and Angel Hair Pasta in a light Olive Oil & Madiera Sauce

Plate of Pork • $23

Grilled 12oz bone-in pork chop, bacon, and pancetta risotto with chedar cheese, bacon glazed brussel sprouts, apple cider vinegar, whole grain mustard bacon sauce, and microgreens.


Q* G* Grilled Salmon • $23

Grilled salmon, mushroom risotto, grilled asparagus, citrus beurre blanc, and microgreens.


Chimichurri Flat Iron •21

Grilled Chimichurri Flat Iron, Butternut Squash & Corn Risotto, Grilled Carrots, Chimichurri Sauce.


Fish of the Day • Market

Ask your server about Today's Selection.


Jambalaya • $15

Andouille sausage, ham, tasso, chicken, rice, tomatoes, topped with blackened shrimp & scallions.


L* Grilled Kabobs • $20

Beef, shrimp, and veggie kabobs with spanish rice, served with teriyaki and 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, flat iron steak, or chicken. Served with black beans, spanish rice, peppers and 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 and silver dollar mushrooms, parmesan cream sauce, three cheese blend.

9-inch for $10 • 12-inch for $14


Meat Lovers

Pepperoni, italian sausage, bacon, chorizo, and andouille.

9-inch for $11 • 12-inch for $15


Greek Chicken Pizza

Grilled chicken, olive oil, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, feta, and mozzarella.

9-inch for $10 • 12-inch for $14


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, Breaded Pepper-Jack Cheese Bites, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms and Buffalo Wantons.


Five Item Samples • $27

Pick any 5 items from The Feast.

Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip • $10

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 for $9 • 1 dozen for $16

2011 Unbreaded Creole Wings

1/2 dozen for $7 • 1 dozen for $12

G* Unbreaded Hot Wings

1/2 dozen for $7 • 1 dozen for $12

($3.00 upcharge for all drummies)


Home Breaded Chicken Strips • $11

Served with Cayenne Cream Sauce & Choice of Dressing.


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

Sauteed cremini and silver dollar mushrooms. Served in a bowl with crostinis and asiago.


Shrimp Bruschetta • $12

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


Q* Mucho Nachos • $16

Steak, chicken, portobello or andouille, nacho cheese, black bean pico de gallo, scallions, guacamole, sour cream and cilantro over tri-colored chips.

($15 for combo all 4 meats)


Jumbo Toasted Ravioli • $9

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 and chipotle aioli.


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


Quintessential Tacos • $13

Choice of chicken or pulled pork, salsa verde, onions, cilantro, jack cheese & lime.


Buffalo Cauliflower • $10

Buttermilk Marinated Roasted & Grilled Cauliflower, Hot Sauce,

Bleu Cheese Crumbles & Lemon. Choice of Ranch or Bleu Cheese



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


White Chicken Chili • $4

Corn, poblano pepper, cheese blend.


Q* Q Wedge • $7

A wedge of iceberg lettuce covered with bleu cheese dressing, cherry tomatoes, chunks of bacon, bleu cheese cumbles 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 vinaigrette with red onions, corn, bleu cheese, roasted red pepper, and topped with parmesan cheese.


Poached Pear Salad • $10

Baby spinach tossed in white balsamic vinaigrette, port poached pears, bleu cheese crumbles, candied pecans.


Grilled Caesar Salad • $9

Grilled hearts of romaine, house made croutons, cherry tomatoes, and 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 juice house ground blend of beef and 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 and pork burger patty, blackened shrimp, spicy Q-Sauce and Monterey Hack 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.


Cuban Sandwich •$11

House Smoked Pulled Pork, Black Forest Ham, Monterey Jack Cheese,

Dijonaise & Pickles on a Hoagie


Q* Q Sliders • $13

Three house ground blen of beef and pork sliders with smoked gouda, baby arugula, and 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, pork 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 and buffalo sauce.


Fish Sandwich • $10

Blackened or tempura fried cod with chipotle aioli.


L* Grilled Portobello Sandwich • $9

Portobello mushroom, roasted red peppers, baby arugula, roma tomatoes, swiss cheese on a whole wheat bun.


Q* Crab Cake Sandwich • $14

Jumbo lump crab cake, tomato ginger chutney, chipotle aoili 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 ona 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, and sliced pickles.


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

Add bacon, mushrooms, or caramelized 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!

Reserve your table today.

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