Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Selkie’s Neighbourhood Diner, Sydney

Try our seared scallop salad with local scallops and fresh vegetables from The Food Hub.

Miners’ Village Restaurant, Glace Bay

Louann’s Café, Sydney

We feature delicious, locally sourced soup and muffins!

Kitchen 1409, Bras d’Or

Come and see us and ask your server about our local features!

Hotel North Mariners Galley Restaurant, North Sydney

We’ve got the freshest fish and chips just waiting for your arrival!

Celtic Country Market, Bras d’Or

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

Blue Mist Beverage Room, Bras d’Or

Our fresh halibut is hard to beat and a featured item the week of KitchenFest!

Black Spoon, North Sydney

Alexandra’s Pizza, Sydney

Commoner Table & Tap, Sydney

Try our Street Tacos!  These Fish Tacos are made with local Atlantic Halibut that is battered in Breton Brewery’s Black Angus Beer and served with a kale slaw, Pico de Gallo and finished with a maple Sriracha Crema.


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.

Kiju’s, Membertou

We love to use only the finest, local ingredients! Please visit us to see the difference using local makes.


Governors Pub, Sydney

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

Ask us about our honey cinnamon scones made with local unpasteurized honey.

Higher Grounds Cafe, North Sydney

Try our Sweet & Tart Rhubarb Shrub and Rhubarb Crisp, available all week.  The rhubarb will be from local growers. We’re bringing sweet and tart together with our Rhubarb Shrub and Crisp pairing.  Stop by Higher Grounds & The Cellar Bar anytime over KitchenFest! to try this delectable treat made from a fresh batch of Cape Breton spring rhubarb. Rhubarb contains a bright tartness that practically begs to be celebrated in a shrub, so that’s what we plan to do!  Our house made shrub has been prepared with a kick of ginger and we’re adding it to some gin, lime and club soda for a tasty cocktail.  We’re pairing the drink with a yummy dish of Rhubarb Crisp.  Rolled oats, hints of cinnamon and brown sugar are the perfect complement to the fresh fruit.  Relax on our patio and enjoy the views of the waterfront and ferries.  Summer at its best!

Inverness County

The Joint Mobile Grill, Inverness

We source our Haddock locally! 1 Piece ($12) & 2 Piece ($14.25) meals available. We will also run a beer battered Haddock sandwich with beer cheese and tartar sauces & fresh cut fries for $14. All products are made from fresh, not frozen ingredients!

Westside Cookhouse, Inverness

We will be offering locally caught Atlantic lobster served in the traditional setting where customers will have the opportunity to choose the lobster of there liking out of our live tanks.

Westside cook house also operates a bakery that produces traditional fare like oatcakes and porridge bread.

Route 19 also supplies us with craft beer which is incorporated into our food menus.

Route 19 Bar and Grill, Inverness

Try our locally caught Atlantic lobster served in the traditional setting where customers will have the opportunity to choose the lobster of their liking out of our live tanks!

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 Rolls with homemade potato salad or our delicious 1.5/2.5 pound Lobster Dinners with a choice of potato.

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.

Miller’s Seafood & Chophouse, Port Hawkesbury

Try our Cape Breton Crab Cakes made of Atlantic crab, avocado crema, mango salsa and spicy tomato glaze.

The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, Whycocomagh

Stop in and try our delicious seafood stuffed Potato!

Admiral Lounge & Dining Room, Port Hood

Ask our servers about our locally sourced ingredients.

Glenora Inn & Distillery, Glenville

Glen Loch Salmon Benny: In house hot smoked 10yr old Glen Breton whiskey maple salmon with scratch made Cape Breton biscuit, Hungarian paprika hollandaise topped with fresh alfa and spring onion.


The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

Try our catch of the day! Fresh local fish that is served with Chef’s choice of potato and seasonal vegetables.

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 Acadian Meat Pie, and 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.

Richmond County

Martin’s Fine Bakery, Big Harbour Island

Our baking is done with organic flour only and we use all natural ingredients. During the season, whatever is locally available for fruits, we will have it on our cakes, mostly strawberries in July or blueberries in August. We sell our products also at all Farmer’s Markets throughout Cape Breton.

Shirley’s Spud Wagon, Arichat

Try our Fisherman’s Platter! Featuring local shrimp, scallops, clams and one piece haddock!

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!



MacRae’s Dining Room at The Dundee Resort and Golf Club, Dundee

Try our butter poached lobster tail, warm fingerling potato salad, sauté garden greens, asparagus, truffle aioli, citrus vingeratte. Pair it with one of Eileanan Breagha local wines!

Victoria County

Stand and Stuff Your Face, Baddeck

Come by and ask about our fresh, local seafood chowder and famously delicious fish and chips,



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. Stick around in the evening to experience our live local musicians, every night! All welcome!

Purple Thistle Dining Room, Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

Recently earning the prestigious Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence, the Purple Thistle Dining Room guarantees a unique and authentic Nova Scotia dining experience. Whether it’s cutting fresh herbs from our gardens, picking dandelions to create delicious local oils or working with local vineyards and wineries, Keltic Lodge offers a culinary experience like no other.

The Freight Shed, Baddeck

Doucette’s Market, Ingonish

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

Big Spruce Brewing, Baddeck

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.

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.

Bell Buoy Restaurant, Baddeck

A great variety of fresh, local seafood. Come ask us all about it.

Darby’s Old Church Kitchen, MacKinnon Harbour

Come in and try our traditional seafood chowder, one of our crowd favourites!

Cedar House Bakery & Restaurant, Boularderie

Try our Seafood Chowder in a cup or a bowl!  This chowder is thick with local haddock, lobster, scallops and is served with a home-made fresh roll or biscuit!



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, Baddeck

Stop by along the Baddeck waterfront, and choose from your choice of Atlantic Haddock and Fries or St. Ann’s Bay Mussels in a Thai sauce or Digby clams/Scallops!



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.


McCurdy’s at the Silver Dart Lodge, 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 and a smile.

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.


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, June 30 come 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.

Thursday, July  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 favorite, served with tea and coffee.



Lobster Galley, St. Ann’s

Overlooking the Bay of St. Ann’s, enjoy a variety of fresh seafood and live lobsters!

Coastal Waters Restaurant, Ingonish

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

Seagull Restaurant, Ingonish

Come sit on our deck and enjoy a fresh, local lobster dinner!

Bean Barn Café, Ingonish

Stop by or give us a call to see what we are cooking using local ingredients!


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!


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 home-made 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!

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!

Open Wednesdays: 11am-2pm



The Wheelhouse Cafe, Grand Narrows

Try our Lobster Rolls made with fresh Bras d’Or Lake lobster and served on a lightly toasted homemade roll with crispy chippers tossed in sea salt and a side of creamy Cole slaw