Cape Breton Regional Municipality

The Bitten Moon Pub, Glace Bay
We've got delicious Lobster Poutine as our featured dish for KitchenFest!
Louann’s Café, Sydney
We feature delicious, locally sourced turnip soup!
Miners’ Village Restaurant, Glace Bay
Come try our fresh, local, and most delicious Seafood Chowder!
Black Spoon Bistro, North Sydney
Come try our delicious Maple Curry Chicken Pasta!
Sweet Side of the Moon Bakery & Café, Glace Bay
Come visit us during your KitchenFest! adventure, we'd love to see you!
Bette’s Kitchen, North Sydney
Drop by and try our Fish and Chips, made from local 2pc (4oz.) Haddock served with homemade fries, tartar sauce, and coleslaw!
Blue Mist Beverage Room, Bras d’Or
Our Fresh Halibut is hard to beat and a featured item the week of KitchenFest!
Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney
The CB Farmers’ Market is the largest market of its kind servicing producers and customers in Cape Breton and is home to approximately 30 vendors, including farmers, bakers, food producers, jewelers, crafters, and much more. The CB Farmers’ Market aims to promote, support, and enhance the development of the local food/artisan industry while promoting sustainability, healthy eating, and community.
Hotel North Mariners Galley Restaurant, North Sydney
All Seafood comes from Gillis Seafoods locally owned and operated! Stop by during your KitchenFest! adventures!
Clansman Motel, North Sydney
Come try our delicious Blueberry Grunt, a timeless combination of wild Nova Scotia blueberries and crumbly biscuits!
The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse, Sydney
Come in during KitchenFest! and try our Pan Fried Haddock! This hand-cut Atlantic fillet is lightly dusted with whole wheat flour, pan-fried, and served with fresh seasonal veggies, homemade slaw, and your choice of a side. Upon request, our haddock can be gluten friendly!
Governors Pub, Sydney
We've got many locally sourced items on our menu. The food and music are hard to beat at Governor's Pub!
Trio Restaurant & Lounge, Sydney
Drop into The Cambridge Suites and try our East Coast Hot Pot Dish! This is a combination of fresh scallops, shrimp, haddock, salmon, and mussels in a house-made coconut curry sauce and served over a bed of Basmati Rice with sriracha sauce!
Lobster Pound and Moore, North Sydney
We've got Seafood Chowder and Lobster Dinner as our featured dishes for KitchenFest! Come on down!

Inverness County

Brook Village Grocery
With a variety of coffee, cheese, bagels, sandwiches, fresh produce, and specialty foods, this rural general store boasts as much local as possible!
Beaton’s Delight Espresso
Start your day off right with a hot bevvy and our delicious morning medley muffin! They're big, filling, and savoury and full of ingredients from home.
The Highland Breeze Bistro, Pleasant Bay
Come try our delicious Lobster Burger and Fish and Chips!
Come try our delicious Steak Sub! (local beef and baked buns from Aucoins)
Miller’s Seafood & Chophouse, Port Hawkesbury
Try our Cape Breton Lobster Rolls!
BaryKin Cafe & Bakery, Port Hawkesbury
Try our mouth-watering Lobster Salad Sandwich. Nova Scotia lobster mixed with red onion, cucumber, and sun-dried tomato aioli, served on two slices of our grilled homemade focaccia bread and topped with locally sourced thick slice bacon, sprouts, and tomato.
Normaway Inn, Margaree
Located in the picturesque Margaree Valley along the Cabot Trail, our dining room aims to serve items that are not only local, but cultivated and grown right here on our own property. With 70 acres of wild Nova Scotia blueberries and 4 acres of rhubarb together with our vegetable garden, our daily changing menu incorporates our homegrown produce.
Aucoin’s Bakery, Cheticamp
Among our many baked goods, try our delicious blueberry pie, loaves, and muffins made with fresh local fruit!
Coal Miner’s Cafe, Inverness
During the season we use as much as possible in our meals local vegetables and fruit.
Route 19 Bar and Grill, Inverness
Try our delicious and local Fish Tacos! Route 19 Brewing produces craft beer which is incorporated into our food menus.
Mabou Farmers Market, Mabou
All things local can be found here! Pick up delicious meats, produce, and freshly made baked goods! Open Sundays 11am-2pm
The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou
Listen to fabulous music while enjoying our delicious and local Seafood Chowder!
Glenora Inn & Distillery, Glenville
Come on down for wonderful music and our delicious, locally sourced, Lobster Wontons!
Admiral Lounge & Dining Room, Port Hood
We've got delicious Fish n' Chips as our featured item for KitchenFest! Ask our servers about our locally sourced ingredients.
The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, Whycocomagh
Among our plethora of local goods and wares, make some time to enjoy our delicious Blueberry Cheesecake!
Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique
We are proud to support our local farms and fisheries and source local ingredients as much as we can. Our menu of Nova Scotia favourites features signature Seafood Chowder, traditional Lobster Sandwiches, Fish Tacos, and a variety of grilled sandwiches, burgers, crepes, fresh salads, tasty desserts and more, all house made.
Charlene’s Bayside Restaurant & Cafe, Whycocomagh
Drop in and try our Delicious Seafood Chowder! Filled with local lobster, scallops, haddock, halibut, shrimp, and crab, or ask us about our Homemade Fish Cakes & Baked Beans!
The Fiddle and the Sea B & B, Port Hood
Try our Frittata Parmentier Dish! This is The Fiddle and the Sea's version of a Spanish Omelette made with Nova Scotia Knoydart Farm Cheese! We also have a Crustless Quiche Dish, which is a Ham Quiche made with Nova Scotia Knoydart Farm Cheese. Ask us about our Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Versions! *Taste the best of Nova Scotia with a wide range of dishes and treats made using locally grown ingredients. We use cheeses, berries, and jams produced in Nova Scotia.
Sandeannie’s Bakery & Tea Room, Port Hood
Our regular menu items have local ingredients as well as all our baked goods are made fresh on site!
The Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, Port Hood
You've got to try our Mira Bay Shrimp Croquettes made with local freshwater shrimp!
Doryman Pub & Grill, Cheticamp
We feature tender, juicy, favourable 8 oz Ribeye Steak as our special dish for KitchenFest!
Rusty Anchor Restaurant, Pleasant Bay
Try our Homemade Crab Cakes! Two of Cape Breton’s Best Crab Cakes, topped with crispy onions and a side of Rusty’s own remoulade sauce for dipping.
Fleur de-Lis Tea & Dining Room, Port Hawkesbury
Our seafood is locally purchased for our Grilled Haddock Platter. This may be served with your choice of mashed potatoes, Acadian Fries, or with a side salad and a roll. Ask us about our Gluten Free Options!

Richmond County

Shirley’s Spud Wagon, Arichat
Try our Fisherman’s Platter! Featuring local shrimp, scallops, clams and one piece haddock!
The Island Nest Restaurant and Lounge, Arichat
Try our Grilled Haddock Dinner! This boneless grilled haddock is served with your choice of potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, and tartar sauce!
Bras d’Or Lakes Inn, St. Peter’s
Stop by to savour locally grown ingredients in our delicious dishes. Ask us for more info!
MacBouch Restaurant and Lounge, St. Peter’s
Pan Fried Haddock: Local Haddock served with coleslaw, veggies, and your choice of potato, our special for the week of KitchenFest!
Louie’s Cosy Corner, St. Peter’s
To find out more information on dishes made with Nova Scotian ingredients, just ask! Grilled Haddock is our special item for KitchenFest 2022!

Victoria County

East Coast Empanadas
With every dish we make, we strive to feature only local meats, vegetables, and cheese.
Lynwood Inn, Baddeck
Spend your evening with us in beautiful Baddeck and be sure to try our wonderful Lobster Roll Platter!
Big Spruce Brewing, Nyanza
Come try our delicious Poutine, not to mention our variety of craft beer made right here!
Doucette’s Market, Ingonish
Stop in and request our local, in-season, seafood sandwiches and wraps!
The Freight Shed, Baddeck
Try our seafood chowder! Creamy and light and made with Maritime shellfish, it's the owner's favourite dish!
Lakeside Restaurant at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck
Fresh local ingredients take center stage on our menu and are complemented by local wines, thoughtfully mixed cocktails, and craft beer. Come try our delicious Sea-Cuterie Board!
Darby’s Old Country Kitchen, MacKinnon Harbour
Come try our delicious Salt Cod Fishcakes and side salad!
Bean There Cafe, Baddeck
Stop by our cafe and check our menu to see what delectable goodies are baked with local ingredients!
Baddeck and Area Community Market, Baddeck
Come and excite your senses! The Baddeck and Area Community Market offers something for everyone! Local meats, produce, and baked goods are always in stock! Running June 18, July 2, 16, 30, August 13, 27, September 3, 17, October 8, and 22.
Bell Buoy Restaurant, Baddeck
You have to come try our delicious crab cakes made with fresh, local ingredients.
Go Bistro at the Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, Indian Brook
Try our delicious Lobster Roll! With lobster from the shores of Skir Dhu, seasoned with herbs from Cabot Shores’ garden, and our very own Apple Chutney.
Stand and Stuff Your Face, Baddeck
Come by and ask about our fresh, local Fish n' Chips and famously delicious Haddock Wrap!
Telegraph House, Baddeck
Our featured item for KitchenFest! is our delicious Broiled Haddock with lemon dijon spread! Please contact us for more details about how we use local ingredients in our meals.
Three Doors Down Diner, Baddeck
Come in and try our Fish n’ Chips made with local haddock, in a homemade batter and deep-fried! Served with a side of french fries.
Captain Capers Fish & Chips, Englishtown
While in Englishtown, make time to enjoy our delicious Lobster Club Sandwich!
Fitzgerald’s Restaurant, Boularderie
Our Lobster Club Sandwich is served with local lobster and prepared on homemade bread from our local bakery.
Frolic and Folk Pub, Iona
Come visit us at the Iona Heights Inn and enjoy our Three Cheese Tortellini Seafood Pasta!
The Red Barn Gift Shop & Restaurant, Nyanza
Enjoy The Red Barn’s Famous Lobster Roll Platter! Cape Breton's finest lobster pulled fresh from the North Atlantic!! Choice pieces of lobster, lightly dressed with mayo, celery and a hint of lemon nestled over a bed of crisp lettuce on a light and flaky croissant. This lobster-filled croissant is accompanied by a serving of our own creamy coleslaw with a garnish of freshly sliced tomatoes and cucumbers. The platter is finished off with your choice of crispy-coated fries or the Red Barn signature potato salad.
Clucking Hen Café, North Shore
Try our Lobster Stew! This homemade cream base soup consists of potatoes, carrots, chives, butter, Tabasco sauce, and delicious local lobster. Our Lobster Sandwich is served on your choice of our own homemade bread, lettuce, tomato, red onions and topped with delicious strawberry rhubarb dumplings made with local berries and rhubarb. Rolled into a homemade dough, and topped with a sweet gooey sauce made from the fruit juices and baked until golden brown. Taste our baked goods made on site and other dishes made using only Nova Scotian ingredients!
Restaurant 100 KM at the Chanterelle Inn & Cottages, North River Bridge
Our focus is to provide our guests with the opportunity to eat local meats, cheeses, fruits, and vegetables. Our featured local product for KitchenFest! is our delightful Dandelion Sherbert!
The Dancing Moose Café, Birch Plain
Stop in and try our delicious Crab Roll!
Simply Pizza, Indian Brook
While travelling the Cabot Trail, make plans for Simply Pizza!
Seagull Restaurant, Ingonish
Come sit on our deck and enjoy a fresh, local lobster dinner!
Coastal Waters Restaurant, Ingonish
We've got a delicious Lobster Sandwich with your name on it!
Main Street Restaurant and Bakery, Ingonish Beach
Our KitchenFest! special for 2022 is our fresh and local pan-fried halibut.
Lobster Galley, St. Ann’s
Overlooking the Bay of St. Ann's, enjoy a variety of fresh seafood and live lobsters!
Gaelic College, St. Ann’s
During the week of KitchenFest!, keep the College in mind for not only weekday breakfasts, but also two community meals - a codfish supper and turkey dinner with all the trimmings!
Baddeck Lobster Suppers, Baddeck
Stop by and try our Cape Breton Snow Crab! This sweet and salty dish is served with traditional picnic salads and of course melted butter! Baddeck Lobster Supper has been striving to use local products. We are always serving local, main entrée seafood items as well as produce whenever possible.