The Laurentians have no shortage of great restaurants to curb your hunger. From classic bistros to traditional sugar shacks, lively pubs to haute cuisine, there’s something for everyone. No matter the style of cuisine, the region’s producers take pride in creating delicious menus that highlight local ingredients. But these delicacies aren’t just found in well-known establishments. You can also enjoy locally inspired dishes off the beaten track. Amidst a rustic décor or a nestled inside a historic home, the region’s restaurants marry food with style for an exceptional culinary experience.
It’s sugar season in the Laurentians
The time has come to celebrate the sugar season and Quebec folklore at one of the region’s sugar shacks! Treat yourself to maple goodies and a traditional meal with the whole family. The traditional menu at Sucrerie Bonaventure in Mirabel is sure to satisfy even the sweetest tooth! For something slightly out of the ordinary, visit the Cabane à Pommes Labonté de la Pomme in Oka, with its traditional Quebec menu featuring apples, honey, and maple. Located in Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson, the Érablière Ste-Marguerite awaits you with a hearty meal, maple taffy, and a bonfire! There are almost too many options to choose from! For more suggestions, visit the Sugar Shacks and Country-Style Dining section of our website.
Discover local gems
The Chemin du Terroir des Laurentides is a signposted route spanning more than 226 kilometers over a rural territory that is home to a thousand treasures. Agritourism might take centre stage, but the local culture, heritage, and history are also celebrated, united in some of the best settings for a romantic, family, educational, and, as always, culinary getaway. The Lower Laurentians await you with open arms to introduce you to the flavours of the Laurentians in rustic settings. Along the way, don’t forget to purchase some of the products to continue your culinary discoveries at home! Whether you stop at the Microbrasserie Route 8, Ferme Dausyl, or Intermiel, you can expect a warm welcome.
For a 100% local pantry
Purchase local foods from local businesses! Gourmet Sauvage’s wild grocery store in Mont-Blanc offers forest products to accompany your next meals. It also features kits created with Nordic flavours in mind, like the Boréalis kit, which contains jelly, tea, mustard, and other Nordic products, or the Cocktails forestiers. Located in Mirabel, Boucannerie Belle-Rivière carries a variety of meats from its artisanal butcher-charcuterie shop. On site, choose from a variety of smoked meats, sausages, and wild meats such as deer, game, and bison. For more delectable options, head to Val-David and visit the Espace Terroir des Laurentides, which specifically sells products from local food producers and processors. The village church is also hosting a winter market until May 6. Make the most of all of these options to fill your basket with local products!
Laurentian flavours to enjoy! Book a guided tour and tasting at the Distillerie Côte des Saints in Mirabel to learn more about all the steps involved in producing whisky, gin, and other liquor. The tour lasts one hour and ends with a product tasting. In Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Distillerie La Manufacture also invites you to visit its facilities. Take the opportunity to taste its spirits such as Narval Vodka or Panacée Gin. More of a beer person? You’re sure to enjoy the Microbrasserie Dieu du Ciel ! in Saint-Jérôme with its constantly changing plethora of beers. There are several tasting options available in the pub area. Located in Mont-Laurier, the Microbrasserie du Lièvre carries 14 different beers with aromas ranging from cappuccino to hot pepper, orange to caramel, and much more! Surprise your taste buds at a Laurentian alcohol producer!
Gastronomy in every form
Restaurants in the Laurentians are an invitation to all foodies, no matter who you go with! During your stay at Estérel Resort, the Bistro à Champlain invites you to discover a new menu, where the emphasis is on flavourful discoveries featuring high-quality foods made by creative chefs! Every first Friday of the month, a winemaker or sommelier hosts a wine-focused evening featuring meal and wine pairings. Located at Fairmont Tremblant, the Choux Gras Brasserie Culinaire restaurant awaits with its quality menu and fresh, local, and seasonal products. All in the image of hot spots in Montreal! The mixologist team is on site to make exclusive cocktails. And to discover or enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine, in addition to Omakase-style sushi and sashimi prepared with high-quality ingredients, head to Bel-Air Tremblant and the Ekki Sushi Tremblant restaurant, which also offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding nature.
Chocolate & cheese
Smile; cheese is life! Located in Sainte-Sophie, Les Fromagiers de la Table Ronde make about a dozen types of artisanal and organic cheeses. It’s a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover traditional, local cheeses such as the Rassembleu, Fou du Roy, Ménestrel, and much more. Also, make sure to check out Fromagerie Mirabel and its incredible curd cheese, freshly made every day, and its delicious old cheddars, a house specialty. Do you prefer sweet over salty? To get your chocolate fix in the region, L’Atelier Boutique Cotard in Sainte-Adèle demonstrates the commitment and know-how of its chocolatiers through a variety of artisanal chocolates, sweets, and ice creams. Located in Mont-Blanc, Chocostyle invites you to discover its fine chocolate and pastry store, where you can take part in tastings or visit the museum to learn more about the basics of chocolate making.
A night out at the local pub!
Pubs are a common meeting point to enjoy local products and especially to have a good time! Microbrasserie Le Baril Roulant in Val-David is known for its beer tour, which features 21 products on tap that you can pair with small but hearty bites. There’s even live music to enhance your evening! There’s no bad reason to visit Shawbridge – Microbrasserie et Charcuteries in Prévost. Discover tasty beers brewed on site and enjoy tapas, charcuterie boards, and exquisite pizzas. Located on Main Street in the heart of Saint-Sauveur Village, Le Saint-Sau Pub Gourmand proposes a menu designed to awaken your taste buds with its bistro-style meals, paired with a drink from the long list of wines and Quebec and international beers. At Microbrasserie Saint-Arnould in Mont-Tremblant, treat yourself to some comfort food along with your favourite beer and discover a world of new flavours. Fill your evenings with the region’s authenticity, friendliness, and liveliness!
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