Bistros in Quebec City
-Le Café du Monde for French bistro cuisine(huge and noisy, but casual, good, and an amazing view on the river)-quite touristy
-Le Café du Cloché Penché for very good, simple yet sophisticated, food - very local crowd
-Montego a little bit outside the center or the city, in an area called Sillery. Funky, sunny sort of cuisine. Very good ambiance - very local.
-L'Échaudée for brunch - balanced between locals and tourists
-Chez Victor on St-Jean for very good burgers - locals
-Momento on Cartier. Italian but good and nice. - locals