A gourmet tour of the Petite Nation

Are you a foodie? The flavourful gourmet tour will charm you with, among other things, chocolate delights, local cheeses and craft beer tastings. Sample and savour local products by the sip or the spoonful, on foot or by car.

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Points of interest

502 Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

ChocoMotive is an artisanal chocolate company that uses authentic know-how to make its products. Visit the chocolate shop, watch chocolate being made in the open workshop, and learn about chocolate around the world! ChocoMotive offers a traditional array of pralines and seasonal molded treats, as well as an assortment of organic and fair-trade chocolates made with local and Indigenous ingredients. ChocoMotive is a member of the international Economuseum network. Guided tours for groups of 12 or more available on request.

0.8 km
After indulging your sweet tooth, enjoy award-winning cheeses made from cow's or sheep's milk and produced on local farms. Discover the Rébellion 1837, the only blue cheese produced in the Outaouais!
687A Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

Opened in 2011, the Fromagerie Montebello creates quality products that attract visitors from around the region and beyond. It sells locally made fresh cheese, cheese curd, cheese strings and fine cheeses, as well as a selection of cheeses from across Quebec. Other local specialties include fresh bread, homemade pâtés and jams, and (in summer) sandwiches (panini). If you love cheese, be sure to stop by!

0.9 km
Beer and cheese pairing is on trend! Sample one (or a few) of the 11 local brews, and buy some to take home (or to give as a gift)!
485 Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

The Brasseurs' mission: produce and serve quality beers, promote the heritage of the Outaouais, its artists and its community. With its warm atmosphere the Pub des Brasseurs de Montebello stands out and is the ideal place for a 5-7 or meeting with friends. Regular shows Saturday all year and on the terrace on weekends during the summer. Always evolving, their gastronomic offer is constantly renewed. Paninis, Pizzas, Bison Nachos frayed at '' Miss Beety '', cheese platter, Fried Jalapeno, Fried Pickle, etc.

1 km
After all that good food and drink, take a walk to the Manoir Papineau National Historic Site. Then it's off to another restaurant, the flavourful Aux Chantignoles, winner of the 2019 Diner's Choice Award from Open Table! Order from an outstanding menu of traditional and contemporary dishes prepared with fresh seasonal products.
392 Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

Delectable flavours and an inspiring menu based on fresh seasonal products are the hallmarks of a dining experience at Aux Chantignoles. The talented chefs are constantly creating new recipes inspired by local products and blending traditional and contemporary influences. Let the attentive staff guide you through a truly unforgettable culinary experience in the peaceful setting of this log cabin-style restaurant.

32 km
After a restful night and a great breakfast at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, visit the first farm to raise dairy ewes on dry hay and whole grain. If you like cider, head to the Croque-Pomme Orchard in Thurso. Then, on the way to the cheese factory!
955 Rt. 317
Saint-Sixte (Québec) J0X 3B0

Les Folies Bergères is an artisanal cheese factory specializing in cheese made from sheep’s milk produced by its own flock of ewes. It also sells a line of sheep and goat milk products, cheddar made fresh daily from cow’s milk sourced from nearby farms in the Petite Nation, farm-raised meat (lamb and pork), and prepared foods. All products are made by hand, with an emphasis on quality and authenticity.

12 km
Shop at the Petite-Nation Public Market for fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, breads, meats, wines, ciders and lots more. You'll also find what you need to quench your thirst at the Market Bistro. Open Saturdays only!
4 Marché St.
Ripon (Québec) J0V 1V0

Looking for a fun outing? Treat yourself to a trip to the market! You can have lunch or dinner on site, meet over a dozen local producers, and stock up on gourmet products. Depending on the season, you can buy a range of quality products, including fruits and vegetables, plants, cheese, organic flour, bread, meat, cold cuts, wine, olive oil, marinades, jams, honey, maple syrup, and personal care products.

11 km
Visit the vineyard at Domaine Mont-Vézeau, where you can pick your own strawberries and raspberries. Bottle of strawberry wine under your arm, replenish your beer supply at the Brasse-Camarade. For groups of 17 or more, the Brasse-Mobile offers guided tours of Petite Nation!
71 Principale St.
Saint-André-Avellin (Québec) J0V 1W0

The charming village of St-André-Avellin now has a specialty beer store! Owners Véro and Fred have built up an impressive inventory of microbrewery beers, with new ones arriving regularly. And because one cannot live by hops alone, there’s a fine food section offering a delectable array of sausages, pâtés, cheeses, marinades, chocolate, coffee and other delights, many of them produced in the Outaouais. Check it out!

1 km
Pizza, pasta, meat and fish – enjoy local bounty in all its wonderful forms!
198 Principale St.
Saint-André-Avellin (Québec) J0V 1W0

Fresh, modern, creative and refined cuisine, well worth a trip to St-André-Avellin! Wood-fired pizza.

Other attractions

Auberge Couleurs de France

Aux Chantignoles

Bal des citrouilles

Bistro Chez Pépère

Bleuetière Ranch KDJD

Boulangerie artisanale Grains de vie

Boulangerie Nouvelle-France

Cabane à sucre Brazeau

Cabane à sucre Chez Ti-Mousse

Casse-croûte Papou'Tine

Casse-croûte Patalou

Chez Angèle

Cite Lin

Domaine Mont-Vézeau

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Ferme Brylee

Ferme Floralpe

Ferme HLF

Ferme St Lap

Ferme Takwânaw

La Belle Bédaine

La Ferme de l'Aube

La Ferme La Macédoine

La Ferme La Machine

La Toquade

Le Bistro Montebello

Le Café Entre Amis

Le Gourmand Notre-Dame

Le Grill 309

Le Napoléon pâtes et grillades

Les Jardins de Capucinne

Le Vieux Chaudron


Marché aux Pignons rouges

Montebello Train Station

Ô Saveurs de Nathalie

Ranch d'Amérique

Rendez-vous touristique en Petite Nation

Restaurant la Chouette

Restaurant Le Louis-Joseph

Restaurant Le Moulin Du Temps

Restaurant le Rendez-Vous du Chevreuil

Restaurant Maxime

Resto La Barque

Resto Le Parissi

Resto pub Le Zouk

Snack et délices Montebello

Verger Croque-pomme

Verger Double Attitude 

Vignoble Ste-Angélique

Villa du Bifteck