Restaurants

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 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…
Modern American in Saint John

Saint John Ale House

On the lips of most locals who suggest the ale house for a great selection of beers, both craft and on tap (served in a pub downstairs) as well as its sleek, sprawling bistro and hearty meals based on the 'eat local…
Modern American in Saint John

Britt's Pub & Eatery

This cheery spot is one of the more affordable eating places around so it attracts a crowd. It's meant to emulate a British pub (though we're not so sure it does that), but it has good, modern fare and drinks. Good …
Mexican in Saint John

Taco Pica

A fusion of authentic Guatemalan and Mexican fare is served in this colorful cantina and is a welcome alternative to standard fare. An economical introduction to the cuisine is Taco Pica's pepian – a simple but spic…
Indian in Saint John

Thandi

Thandi gets an A+ for atmosphere, with exposed brick, heavy timbers and warm lighting, a stylish backlit bar downstairs, and cozy fireplaces upstairs. The food is good and served in generous quantities – try Indian …
Seafood in Saint John

Billy's Seafood Company

Since we are on the East Coast after all… This popular casual restaurant at the top of the City Market does reasonable seafood dishes. It's one of the few eateries open on Sunday evening.
Market in Saint John

Kingston Farmers Market

A favorite (and fun) Saturday-morning activity for Saint Johners, head here for your fix of fresh fruits and vegetables and various ethnic foods.
Cafe in Saint John

Java Moose

Get your caffeine fix (fab or otherwise depending on your local or international taste buds) at this homegrown coffeehouse.