Find a great iced coffee in Quebec City

You can time the seasons by iced coffee: when it appears on the menu, you know warm weather is here, and when it disappears, you know summer is over. It's the perfect way to keep cool, and on top of your calendar. And here in Québec City, you'll find no shortage of options for this delicious drink.

La Maison Smith: Smith Café

23, rue Notre-Dame, Québec, QC G1K 4E9

Located in the beautiful lower town of Québec, La Maison Smith revels in the atmosphere of it historic surroundings. Come here for fast, friendly service and high-quality ingredients. In warmer weather, take your iced coffee to the patio, people watch and soak in the abundant history of Place Royale. The Iced Maple Latte is a crowd favourite.

Nektar Cafeologue

235, rue Saint-Joseph E, Québec, QC G1K 3B1

At Nektar Cafeologue, the staff pride themselves on the great variety of beans they have on offer. This is a place for the connoisseur, but also for the coffee amateur: they will help you find the perfect iced coffee just for you. If you're looking for a comfortable place to hunker down with a laptop, note there are some famously comfortable couches here as well.

Cantook Micro-Torréfaction

575, rue Saint-Jean, Québec, QC G1R 1P5

Cantook, formerly La Brulerie Cafe de Québec, is located on the lively strip of Rue St-Jean. In business since 1982, the strong presence of locals confirms that this is a place that inspires loyalty. They know their stuff, and they won't hesitate to help you out. There's a small seating area in the back.

Café Krieghoff

1091, av Cartier, Québec, QC G1R 2S6

Cafe Krieghof is also a hotel and restaurant, but go for the simple pleasure of a coffee as well. The outdoor patio is a great spot from which to take in the vibrant street life of Avenue Cartier. Inside, you'll find a lively atmosphere – it's something of a meeting spot for artistic and literary types – coupled with friendly service.

Café Castelo Inc

807, av Cartier, Québec, QC G1R 2R8

Thirty different kinds of coffee at available at Cafe Castelo, and their iced coffee has been described as "perfect." Castelo means 'castle,' – they say they chose the name because they want to establish a kingdom of sophisticated, refined and high-quality coffee. In business since 1996, they've had plenty of time to prove themselves to the discerning clientele of Québec City.

Brulerie Limoilou

501, 3E av, Québec, QC G1L 2W4

Brulerie St-Roch is known for its atmosphere and its superlative coffee. Sit at the stools along the front window and absorb the elegance of the city; the friendly staff won't hurry you along. If you feel like discovering the St-Roch neighbourhood on a sunny day, this is the perfect place to grab a coffee (make it an iced mocha) and begin your journey.

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Leslieville is a great little neighbourhood with a history dating back to the 1850s. Look for clues to the past while sampling the area’s best cafés and coffee shops. Chances are, one of your favourites is already on this list, along with others that might have evaded your sight.
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