Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Sweet Side of the Moon Bakery & Café, Glace Bay

Black Spoon Bistro, North Sydney

Come try our delicious Maple Curry Chicken Pasta!

Selkie’s Neighbourhood Diner, Sydney

Try our Shrimp Roll, Mira Bay Shrimp salad and local greens on a homemade roll!

Miners’ Village Restaurant, Glace Bay

Come try our delicious Seafood Chowder!

Hotel North Mariners Galley Restaurant, North Sydney

We’ve got delicious Stuffed Chicken Breasts just waiting for your arrival!

Alexandra’s Pizza, Sydney

The Little Rollin Bistro, Sydney

Try our fish tacos, always locally sourced. Local Cajun spiced haddock topped with pineapple salsa, cilantro aioli and fresh greens.

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!




Clansman Motel, North Sydney

Come try our delicious Blueberry Grunt, a timeless combination of wild Nova Scotia blueberries and crumbly biscuits!

Bette’s Kitchen, North Sydney

Drop by and try our Bette’s Fish and Chips, made from local 2pc (4oz.) Haddock served with homemade fries, tartar sauce, and coleslaw.


TALO Cafebar, Glace Bay

When in Glace Bay, try our Fish and Chips!  This dish is made from local haddock, that is light and crispy! Served with home cut fries.


Lobster Pound and Moore, North Sydney

Our special changes every night, but a local ingredient is always included!


Inverness County


Come try our delicious Steak Sub! (local beef and baked buns from Aucoins)

L’Abri Café Restaurant et Bar

Come try our delicious Spring Mix Salad!

Route 19 Bar and Grill, Inverness

Try our delicious Fish Tacos!

Route 19 Brewing produces craft beer which is incorporated into our food menus.

Coal Miner’s Cafe, Inverness

During the season we use as much as possible in our meals local vegetables and fruit.

Aucoin’s Bakery, Cheticamp

Among our many baked goods, try our delicious blueberry and cranberry scones as well as blueberry and apple pies made with fresh local fruit!

Belle View Restaurant, Margaree

Try our lobster & potato salad along with a side of Spanish salad topped with maple dressing!

BaryKin Cafe & Bakery, Port Hawkesbury

Try our mouth watering lobster focaccia club. 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.

Miller’s Seafood & Chophouse, Port Hawkesbury

Try our Cape Breton Lobster Rolls!

The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, Whycocomagh

Stop in and enjoy our delicious Stuffed Potato or Lobster Roll!

Admiral Lounge & Dining Room, Port Hood

Ask our servers about our locally sourced ingredients.

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



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.

Doryman Pub & Grill, Cheticamp

We feature a choice of Beef Fricot or Seafood chowder made with local ingredients in our showcase!

The Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, Port Hood

You’ve got to try our Mira Bay Shrimp (a local freshwater shrimp) salad with wonton crackers and Ponzu Ginger Vinaigrette.

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!



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 sandwich, fish cakes, Seafood linguini, a variety of grilled sandwiches, burgers, crepes, fresh salads, tasty desserts and more, all house made.

Seaside Restaurant at the Island Sunset Resort, Margaree Harbour

Come in and try our local Haddock & Lobster pan-fried with a Creamy Dill Sauce!

Salmon Pool Inn, Margaree

Drop in and ask our staff what items are local on our menu!




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 a 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.




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! 



Fleur de-Lis Tea & Dining Room, Port Hawkesbury

Our seafood is locally purchased for our Grilled Haddock Dinner. 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

Louie’s Cosy Corner, St. Peter’s

To find out more information on dishes made with Nova Scotian ingredients, just ask!



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!



The Island Nest Restaurant and Lounge, Arichat

Try our Grilled Haddock Platter!  This boneless grilled haddock is served with your choice of potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw and tartar sauce!




Victoria County

Darby’s Old Country Kitchen, MacKinnon Harbour

Come try our delicious Salt Cod Fishcakes and side salad!

Stand and Stuff Your Face, Baddeck

Come by and ask about our fresh, local seafood chowder and famously delicious Haddock Wrap!



Lakeside Restaurant at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck

Fresh local ingredients take center stage on our menu and are complimented by local wines, thoughtfully mixed cocktails and craft beer. Come try our delicious Brown Butter Mussels! Stick around in the evening to experience our live local musicians, every night! All welcome!

Doucette’s Market, Ingonish

Stop in and request our local, in-season, seafood sandwiches and wraps!

Big Spruce Brewing, Baddeck

Bean There Cafe, Baddeck

Stop by our cafe and check our menu to see what delectable goodies are baked with local ingredients.

Go Bistro at the Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, Indian Brook

Try our lobster from the shores of Skir Dhu, seasoned with herbs from Cabot Shores’ garden, and our very own Apple Chutney.

Fitzgerald’s Restaurant, Boularderie

Our Lobster Club Sandwich is served with local lobster and prepared on homemade bread from our local bakery!

Captain Capers Fish & Chips, Englishtown

While in Englishtown, make time to enjoy our delicious Lobster Club Sandwich!



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.


Yellow Cello Café, Baddeck

Try our Lobster Fettucini Alfredo tossed in a creamy alfredo sauce with chunks of local, fresh lobster and finished with lemon, dill and fresh Parmesan Cheese.




Gaelic College, St. Ann’s

On Sunday, Sept 6th come and join us for a Turkey Dinner with all of the trimmings featuring locally grown ingredients. Free-range, oven-roasted turkey served with our seasoned-to-perfection stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables and our delicious gravy. Comes with a freshly baked roll. To finish things off, scrumptious apple crisp served with tea and coffee.

KitchenFest! Turkey Dinner tickets

On Thursday, Sept 10th, we will be hosting a Codfish Supper! Enjoy this cultural staple, including maritime codfish, potatoes, curds, bacon scraps, chow, and homemade bonnach just like Grandma used to make. Finish things off with delicious rhubarb cobbler. This ruby red dessert with a dollop of cream is an old-fashioned favourite, served with tea and coffee.

KitchenFest! Codfish Supper tickets



Coastal Waters Restaurant, Ingonish

We’ve got a delicious lobster club with your name on it!

The Dancing Moose Café, Birch Plain

Try our Belgian Waffles made with local strawberries and real, maple-sweetened whipped Cream!



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. This is truly an authentic experience to taste Cape Breton! Our featured local product for Kitchenfest is Dandelion Sherbert!


Thistledown Restaurant, Pub and Patio, Baddeck

Come try our delicious Trio of the Sea local dinner!



Telegraph House, Baddeck

Please contact us for more details about how we use local ingredients in our meals!


Main Street Restaurant and Bakery, Ingonish Beach

Come in and try our Padaletta Per Due made with local LobsterTiger shrimp, Sea Scallops, Mussels, Haddock and Salmon Poached in White Wine tomato broth. Served with Garlic bread.

* Many of our dishes use locally grown and caught ingredients. Ask our staff to help you choose local!

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.