The Inn at Fortune Bay

Fortune Bay

A once-in-a-lifetime dining experience that starts with a tour of the farm, followed by an oyster and cocktail hour that culminates in a multi-course farm-to-table feast. A meal here is a truly exquisite way to experience the terroir of Prince Edward Island. The feast is a seasonal celebration, highlighting the freshest produce and local livestock and seafood in an evening that breathes new life into farm-to-table dining.



Alo, led by chef and owner Patrick Kriss, has topped nearly every best restaurant list and we’d be remiss to leave this contemporary French restaurant off our list. Two dining services allow guests to choose from a blind tasting menu or enjoy the famed cuisine a la carte. Expect an unforgettable and beautifully composed tasting menu that’s surprisingly generous in portions, all made with seasonal ingredients. We recommend booking in before its Michelin star is inevitably announced this fall.



In a city known for fresh seafood and incredible sushi, Tojo’s is hailed by many as Vancouver’s best. The restaurant’s namesake Master chef Tojo is an institution.He’s been serving up his famed, fresh omakase meals and à la carte sushi to patrons for 30 years.



As the name would suggest, this is a eight-seat, high-concept restaurant by chef Darren MacLean that’s only open three nights a week. If you’re lucky enough to get a reservation at this kitchen bar, expect a tasting menu that is a love letter to Canadian cuisine and ingredients. More than just a meal, dining at Eight is a conversational, interactive experience

La Buche

Quebec City

Head into this old-school sugar shack for a taste of authentic Quebecois cuisine. You’ll be met with big portions and surprisingly fast service at this large must-try spot. It’s a modern family-friendly take on traditional French-Canadian food. Brunch is a favourite and the perfect excuse to try some local maple syrup. For a fun food experience, try your hand at making your own maple taffy in snow.

Île Flottante


The best pick for Montreal restaurants is Île restaurant has a surprisinglyaffordable tasting menu (swapped out quarterly) that is vegetable-forward. Presentation and flavour both shine with truly innovative dishes that will surprise and delight all your senses.

Phnom Penh


This restaurant is a local legend. With its perpetual lineup, the family-run Chinatown staple offers up generous portions of Cambodian and Vietnamese food that’s cooked with love. Bring a large group and order as many dishes as your stomachs will allow (but don’t miss the chicken wings!).

John’s Lunch


This award-winning seafood joint has been cranking out the freshest Atlantic seafood for over 50 years. The fish and chips are a classic with locals and tourists alike for good reason. Big, satisfying portions and quick service make this east coast institution a bucket list destination for any seafood lover.

Bar Kismet


This intimate and vibey family-run restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and house-made pasta. A refined menu and attentive service make every meal at Bar Kismet unforgettable. Plus, the bar is shaking up some truly inventive cocktails and a sizable wine list full of unique bottles that offer the perfect accompaniment to your meal.

The Green Door Restaurant and Bakery


Ottawa’s oldest vegetarian restaurant that serves up menu items made from fresh farm produce. This Main Street establishment has an interesting rotation of seasonal vegetarian dishes (plus vegan and gluten-free options) that are dished up buffet-style and paid by weight. Rarely have we seen a buffet-style restaurant so fresh and health-forward.

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