North Shore restaurants

French in Baie Comeau

Café Vieille France

Whoa. Where did this place come from? It's a nondescript building set across from a nondescript housing complex, but inside? Incredible French cuisine: rabbit draped in bacon cooked in local maple syrup, fresh cod i…
Canadian in Tadoussac

Chez Mathilde

The stellar chef at this colorful little house utilizes plenty of local products, from seafood to greens to cheeses, in the short but creative menu. The innovative dishes are served up alongside a view of the port f…
Seafood in Sept Îles

Les Terrasses du Capitaine

This unapologetically old-school eatery is famous across the North Shore for local seafood. You won't walk away hungry after sampling the fish-and-chips, seafood pizza or pasta with shrimp. If guédille au crabe (fre…
Cafe in Tadoussac

Café Bohème

This village hangout is a prime place to sip an espresso or nitro cold brew and breakfast on fruit and yogurt or crêpes filled with duck confit. Later, choose between such dishes as a baguette stuffed with local lob…
Diner in Tadoussac


Despite its truck-stop-like appearance and attached line of generic motel rooms, Chantmartin is a good, quick place to get everything from poutine and pizza to shrimp and roast chicken, and some damn fine breakfasts…
Cafe in Baie Comeau

Manoir du Café

The spectrum of coffee offered here is pretty fantastic, and the staff brew it strong and tasty, served alongside a colorful menu of fresh sandwiches and homemade pizzas. All in all, an unexpectedly lovely spot for …
Québécois in Tadoussac

La Galouïne

Local ingredients dominate the table here, from fresh scallops, salmon and shrimp from the nearby waters to venison caught from the woods. An extensive wine list makes it that much easier to enjoy your evening.
Seafood in Havre St Pierre

Chez Julie

A welcoming old-style eatery that's open year-round, Chez Julie specializes in local seafood, from river shrimp to cod to scallops, plus pizza, sandwiches and burgers for landlubbers. Prices are high, but portions a…
Cafe in Sept Îles


It's worth hunting for this cheerful cafe in a strip mall off Rte 138 when you're looking for a good cup of coffee, a light breakfast (perhaps a bagel with smoked salmon) or a sandwich. With free wi-fi, it's a comfo…
Bistro in Natashquan

Café l’Échourie

This summer-only bistro with a log-walled interior and a terrace facing the beach sits right in the sand overlooking the St Lawrence. Sandwiches, salads and seafood are typically on the menu.