Selection of the best restaurants in the Rimouski area from Vieux Loup de Mer

During your visit to Rimouski and its region, it is sometimes tricky to decide where you can stop for a nice meal! There are many restaurants, and not everybody can find the best ones in the region. You need to know the right places, sometimes missing in travel guides.

To help you make your choice and discover the regional gastronomy, Le Vieux Loup de Mer presents you with its selection of the best restaurants in Rimouski.


Situated in Rimouski, not far from the Promenade de la Mer, overlooking Saint-Barnabé Island, l’Arlequin is one the best places to go in the region. This restaurant offers local cuisine from the Bas Laurentian region. L’Arlequin defines itself as a “bring your own wine” restaurant. Many fans of L’Arlequin compliment the restaurant on tourist review sites. The chef, who is also the owner, will personally present the menu to you during your dinner. And yes, l’Arlequin is only open for dinner!

If you wish to discover a piece of the region’s cuisine, this is definitely one of the best places in Rimouski for that. With a 20 seat capacity, we advise you to reserve your place at l’Arlequin 2 to 3 weeks in advance.

The restaurant also has an online store where you can order some of the products served in this Rimouski restaurant.


L’Arlequin is located at 170 Saint-Germain Street West in Rimouski, Quebec, G5L 4B7. You can contact them by phone at 581 246-7318. The establishment is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm.

Prices range from $35 to $75 for dinner. A fair price considering the quality of the products offered on the menu.


Established in 2003, Chez St-Pierre is a gastronomic establishment not to be missed in the region. Located in Bic, near the Parc du Mont Saint-Louis, it offers a cuisine halfway between French and Quebecois. The menu is filled with local flavors and is a true picture of the regional cuisine. If you are looking for the region’s best gourmet restaurant, you have come to the right place. Chef Colombe St-Pierre was named one of Canada’s top chefs.

Make sure to reserve your table at Chez St-Pierre. It is a popular regional restaurant and seats are not always available without a reservation.

The restaurant has a local grocery store and a wine bar for those who want to taste local products. You may also choose the restaurant’s culinary tour.

A quick tip from Le Vieux Loup de Mer: Did you know that you can ski in Rimouski this winter? It’s the perfect activity for getting some exercise before having dinner! 😊


Chez St-Pierre is located at 129 rue du Mont St-Louis in Rimouski, Canada, G0L 1B0. To contact the restaurant, call 418 736-5051. Chez St-Pierre is open Wednesday through Sunday from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Dinner usually costs between $60 and $100. The price may seem high but is still reasonable considering the culinary touch of the establishment.


If you’re seeking a restaurant with a varied regional cuisine in Rimouski, you’ve come to the right place. The restaurant is located in Rimouski, not far from Beauséjour Park. This establishment has received many positive reviews.

From a culinary point of view, Les Affamés is also halfway between French and Canadian cuisine. The restaurant may not be as sophisticated as the other two locations mentioned above but still serves quality cuisine. From meat to seafood, everybody will find what they are craving. You can also opt for the “Formule Bistro” entirely made of local products.

You can make a reservation at Les Affamés to guarantee you won’t miss out on lunch or dinner.

Vieux Loup de Mer’s Tip: For a true regional culinary experience, consider visiting the sugar shacks in Rimouski! 😊


Les Affamés is located at 200 avenue de la Cathédrale in Rimouski, Quebec, G5L 5J2. It is open Monday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and also on Saturday, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. You may reach the restaurant by phone at 418 730-7767.

Pricing is between $25 and $50 for a meal per person.


The last but not least restaurant on our list is the Bovino Grill. Located near the Petits Îlets and the Beauséjour Park, it is the most well-known steakhouse in Rimouski. Those looking to savoir a delectable meat dish will find this spot the best restaurant in Rimouski.

Burgers, ribeye, flank steak or ribs, meat-lovers are sure to find what they are looking for! Bovino Grill is also a butcher shop where you can buy all your meats. Their selection of steaks aged for at least 35 days is well worth trying!

Reserve your table at Bovino Grill now.


Bovino Grill is located at 478 St-Germain Boulevard West in Rimouski, Quebec, G5L 3P2. It is open Tuesday to Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Thursday to Saturday from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm and Sunday from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. To contact Bovino Grill, call 418 723-4411.

Dinner prices range from $25 to $50 for the grilled meats offered on the menu.


Finding THE right spot for lunch or dinner in Rimouski is no simple task. If you want to experience the local flavors of Quebec, dining in a unique and authentic establishment is a must. Food is always the first thing to think about before or after having a day full of activities in Rimouski.

To make the most of your trip, why not stay in one of our cottages in Rimouski? The Vieux Loup de Mer estate has many charming cottages available, perfect for a relaxing night in the region! Contact Le Vieux Loup de Mer now! Our team will be happy to welcome you and immerse you in a unique local experience. We will be pleased to recommend the best places to visit and activities to do in the area. 😉