Wherever your summer road trip plans may take you, be sure to take a drive through New Brunswick, and stop over for a weekend in Moncton, Fredericton, Saint John or anywhere along the scenic Fundy Coast. The best way to discover a new place is by trying the local cuisine, so we put together a list of mouthwatering restaurants all over New Brunswick that you have to try next time you visit.
Whether you’ve lived in New Brunswick your whole life, or just plan on passing through for a weekend, be sure to try the high-quality Seafood, Italian, French cuisine and more being served up at these delicious Maritime spots.
Calactus // 125 Church Street
Recommended Dish: Taj Mahal Thali with curried lentils, mixed vegetables in a spiced chickpea sauce on a bed of basmati rice. Served with pakoras, prune chutney and chapati bread.
Little Louis’ Oyster Bar // 245 Collishaw Street
Recommended Dish: Sea food “pot- au-feu,” with sea bass, salmon, lobster, mussels, scallop, herb gnocchi, bokchoy, saffron and crustini.
Windjammer // 750 Main Street
Recommended Dish: Duo of pan-seared breast of duck and duck leg confit, served with carrot mousseline, orange and onion purée, sautéed arugula, potato confit, Maple glazed carrots and anise aus.
Gusto Italian Bar & Grill // 130 Westmorland St
Recommended Dish: Salmon Siciliano, breaded and wood roasted with fresh white butter and cooked with fine herbs
Tide & Boar // 700 Main Street
Recommended Dish: Fried Chicken Sandwich, served with herb mayonnaise and pickles on a buttery fried bun.
East Coast Bistro // 60 Prince William Street
Recommended Dish: Steak Frites: a 31 AAA Flat Iron Steak, served with crispy shallots, Tarragon butter,hand-cut fries and an ECB greens salad.
Italian By Night // 97 Germain Street
Recommended Dish: Pan-fried hand-cut potato gnocchi, sweet gorgonzola cream sauce, and pangrattato.
Thandi // 33 Canterbury Street
Recommended Dish: Chicken Vindaloo.
Britt’s Pub & Eatery // 42 Princess Street
Recommended Dish: Herb & Mushroom Chicken, with mushroom-parmesan cream sauce, seasonal vegetables & cumin scented rice.
Billy’s Seafood Co // 49 Charlotte Street
Recommended Dish: Poached lobster with butter, béarnaise, Yukon gold potatoes, and greens.
Saint John Ale House // 1 Market Square
Recommended Dish: PEI mussels with wine, garlic, tomatoes, basil and a side of fries.
Port City Royal // 45 Grannan Street
Recommended Dish: Seafood Salad with lobster, mussels, scallops, celery root, button mushroom and croutons
Isaac’s Way // 649 Queen Street
Recommended Dish: Seared Digby scallops served on a coconut infused wild rice-quinoa blend, with sautéed red pepper and spinach, and a side of grilled Happy Baker bread.
540 Kitchen & Bar // 540 Queen Street
Recommended Dish: Pork Black Ribs Chinese red-braised ribs with kohlrabi slaw.
Cackling Goose Market // 38 York Street
Recommended Dish: Grilled Cheese with Roasted Spiced Squash Puree & Red Onion.
Coy Wolf Bistro // 19 Bridge Street
Recommended Dish: Lobster bisque.
Tides Restaurant // 8601 Main Street
Recommended Dish: Fresh lobster roll.
Cape House Restaurant // 650 Cape Enrage Road
Recommended Dish: Haddock cakes with panko crust and salad.