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Eat Local

On Cape Breton Island, we proudly celebrate the small scale and sustainable agriculture that gives us a local flavour. Forage for wild mushroom. Collect market fresh produce for dinner. Dine on some of the world’s finest lobster—straight from the wharf. With over 225 farms, you’ll find everything from artisanal cheese to grass fed Highland beef. So, whether you visit a bustling public house or a community lobster boil, you’ll taste our Island in each delicious bite.

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Arichat Seafood Market

Region: Cape Breton’s South Coast

Community: Arichat

The Arichat Seafood Market offers a unique spin on your regular shopping experience. Not only can you come in to buy local fresh and frozen ...


Governor's Pub & Eatery

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Sydney

Chef Ardon Mofford, award-winning chef and Cape Breton’s culinary leader welcomes you to Governors Pub & Eatery. This local ingredient...


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