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Top Choice International in Saint John

Port City Royal

Owner-chef Jacob heads up this revered spot, housed in a renovated historic building. He declares that 'the menu is constantly in a state of evolution and never quite finished'. He loves experimenting with local pro…
Top Choice Museum in Fredericton

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This excellent gallery was a gift to the town from Lord Beaverbrook. The exceptional collection includes works by international heavyweights and is well worth an hour or so. Among others you will see Dalí, Freud, Ga…
Top Choice Canadian in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Rossmount Inn Restaurant

The Swiss chef-owner makes wonderful use of local bounty in this warm, art-filled dining room. The ever-changing menu might include foraged goose-tongue greens and wild mushrooms, periwinkles or New Brunswick lobste…
Top Choice Canadian in Grand Manan Island

Inn at Whale Cove

Wonderful food in a relaxed country setting on Whale Cove. The menu changes daily, but includes mouth-watering upscale meals such as pulled pork and tagliatelle, seafood bouillabaise and a to-die-for hazelnut crème …
Top Choice International in Saint John

East Coast Bistro

East Coast Bistro is one of the standout restaurants in Saint John, offering top-notch cuisine at digestible prices. Sustainable, local cuisine is the real deal here – it even makes its own bread. The menu changes s…
Top Choice Park in Campobello Island

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

The southernmost green area of Campobello Island is this 1100-hectare park. Its biggest visitor attraction is the Roosevelt Cottage, the 34-room lodge where Franklin D Roosevelt grew up (between 1905 and 1921) and v…
Top Choice International in Fredericton

Ten Resto

Coming here is a bit of an unorthodox numbers game. This pleasant locale has 10 tables and a choice of 10 dishes per sitting (and 10 menu changes a year). This means that you can be in an empty or very full restaura…
Top Choice Japanese in Fredericton

Naru

A word of warning for purists of Japanese cuisine: this top-quality Japanese restaurant incorporates local Canadian produce and ideas into its recipes. But, given the high-quality Canadian seafood and produce, and t…
Top Choice International in Moncton

Manuka

Housed incongruously in a yellow clapboard home, Belgian-owned Manuka is a bit like going to a friend's house for dinner...only the friend happens to be a very good cook. It's a fine-dining experience at an affordab…
Island in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Minister's Island

This picturesque tidal island was once used as a retreat by William Cornelius Van Horne, builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway and one of Canada's wealthiest men. As well as touring the island on foot along four m…