Discover Outaouais cuisine at these 10 restaurants

Published on August 3 2018

It’s easy to eat well in the Outaouais. Pick your destination and enjoy the tasty fare at our beautiful region’s top restaurants. Bon appétit!

City of Gatineau

BBQ Shop

At the BBQ Shop, you’ll enjoy a unique BBQ dining experience and a friendly atmosphere. Their specialty is smoked meat, made on the premises every day. Try their pulled pork poutine and jerk chicken. A treat for the eyes as well as the stomach!

Where

41 Fournier Blvd.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–$30

Good to know

The BBQ Shop will be serving great food at several festivals around the Outaouais this summer. Keep your eyes peeled!

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Soif – Bar à vin

Food and wine—always a good match! Soif – Wine Bar is more than just a wine bar. It’s also a restaurant with delicious plates to share (made with fresh local products), tastings and workshops for all palates! Don’t be shy: come sample authentic wines paired with tasty dishes.

Where

88 Montcalm Street

Cost

There’s a selection of still and sparkling wines for every budget!

Good to know

The visionary behind the wine bar is none other than world-renowned sommelière Véronique Rivest.

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Rustiek gastropub

When it comes to the menu created by Jesse and Chris, the co-owners of Rustiek, the expression “finger-licking good” springs to mind. As its name suggests, this gastropub specializes in appetizing fare featuring delectable combinations of tastes and flavours. And don’t get me started on the desserts!

Where

51 Saint-Jacques St.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $25–$45

Good to know

Inspired by his Dutch heritage, the chef prepares dishes using fresh ingredients supplied by more than 20 local producers. The seasonal menu changes every 3 months, inviting you to discover a variety of dishes.

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Café Cognac

Café Cognac is part of the Outaouais’ history. Since 1989, Gatineau residents have flocked to this restaurant to enjoy a good meal and good wine in a convivial atmosphere. As its many fans will tell you, “You’ll feel right at home at Café Cognac!”

Where

230 Montcalm St.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–$30

Good to know

All-you-can-eat mussels and fries, Thursdays from 5 p.m.!

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Shaker Kitchen & Mixology

Opened a little over a year ago, the Shaker is the new kid on the block. You’ll love its industrial decor and the friendly atmosphere. Try the specialties, tartares and tatakis, accompanied by a cocktail served in a Mason jar!

Where

Promenades Gatineau, 1100 Maloney Blvd. W.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–$30

Good to know

In the evening, the restaurant doubles as a bar—a transformation that’s unique in the region!

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Le Rituel

My kind of breakfast 👅

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A visit to Le Rituel restaurant includes not only a good meal, but also a superb view of Le Sorcier Golf Club. Once in Le Rituel’s enchanting setting, whether in the dining room or on the patio, it’s hard to tear yourself away! It’s no wonder so many weddings are held here.

Where

967 Dalton Montée

Cost

Average price of a meal: $25–$50

Good to know

Le Rituel regularly organizes dinner shows featuring Quebec comedians, as well as theme nights.

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Town of Maniwaki

Resto Pub Le Rabaska

🙈 cheat meal . Again! 😂

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Le Rabaska‘s excellent reputation in the region is well deserved! The pub is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving signature Canadian dishes made with fresh local products.

Where

100 Principale St. S.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–$30

Good to know

Live entertainment every Friday night to end the week on a high note!

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Town of Montebello

Le Bistro Montebello

The best pizza in town is at the Bistro Montebello! You absolutely have to try one of their wood-fired pizzas, and experience the warm atmosphere of this popular local eatery where residents of Montebello gather with friends and family.

Where

570 Notre-Dame St.

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–$30

Good to know

For a sweet end to your meal, the bistro serves fabulous home-made desserts!

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Town of Chelsea

Chelsea Pub

Another delicious meal!

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Round out your day in the sun with a visit to the Chelsea Pub to enjoy a beer from the Gainsbourg microbrewery and some tasty bistro-style food. The pub is decorated with artifacts from the history of the building and the town of Chelsea.

A favourite with Gatineau Park visitors and hikers who want to take a break after a day on the trails!

Where

238 Old Chelsea Road

Cost

Average price of a meal: $30–$50

Good to know

You’ll fall in love with the Chelsea Pub’s friendly atmosphere and beautiful tree-lined patio.

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Biscotti & cie

Cet endroit-là ✨ #coffeelover #coffeeshop #mood

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Biscotti & cie serves tasty gourmet fare in a chic, charming and romantic bohemian atmosphere. The home-style food is made with care and packed with flavour. Try their new table service concept and the new menu of tacos, tartares and homemade pizza!

Drop by after a day of cycling. It’s a must!

Where

6 Scott Road

Cost

Average price of a meal: $15–30

Good to know

The cute café-restaurant has a newly designed mezzanine where you can relax and enjoy a coffee and a homemade Danish.

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Is your mouth watering? This is just a start! Visit our Where to Eat section for more great restaurants to try in our vast and beautiful Outaouais region.

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