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Where to Eat on a Snowmobile Trip in Eastern Québec
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Where to Eat on a Snowmobile Trip in Eastern Québec

After a long day on the snowmobile trails in our regions, you’ll want to stop and relax while enjoying a good meal. Whether you prefer grilled meat or seafood, you’ll find many mouth-watering options in our regions! Here are a few restaurants you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

BAS-SAINT-LAURENT

Le Rialto

Rivière-du-Loup
How to get there: via trail #526

This lively Italian restaurant located in Hôtel Universel offers seafood, pasta and pizza as well as European-style pork ribs. To accompany your meal, select from the 1200 bottles in the wine cellar.

La Verrière

Rivière-du-Loup
How to get there: via trail #526

Also located in Hôtel Universel, this restaurant offers internationally inspired cuisine featuring seafood and meat dishes. Their specialty is prime rib au jus.

La Seigneurie

Rimouski
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail

In a warm atmosphere in Hôtel Rimouski, enjoy fine cuisine featuring regional ingredients. Complement your grilled meat or seafood dish with a selection from the well-stocked wine cellar.

Domaine Valga

Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski
How to get there: via trail #579

In a charming log inn in the middle of a forest, enjoy typical Québécois fare: stew, sea-pie, maple salmon, beef bourguignon and many other homemade dishes. Reservations are required.

For more ideas of where to eat in this region, visit the Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent website.

GASPÉSIE

Cargo

Matane
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and local trails

In a relaxed and industrial atmosphere in Riôtel Matane, savour grilled meat, local fish or seafood dishes or delicious pasta or pizza as you enjoy the stunning view of the St. Lawrence River.

La Broue dans l’Toupet Bar & Grill

Sainte-Anne-des-Monts
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail

The specialty of this restaurant located in Hôtel & Cie is premium beef grilled to perfection! The menu also offers other tasty dishes inspired by local ingredients. Try the salted cod, northern shrimp or wild mushrooms!

Resto Bayou

New Richmond
How to get there: at the intersection of Trans-Québec trail #5 and trail #595

Enjoy the warm atmosphere in this restaurant in Hôtel Le Francis, which features a fireplace and a view of the Petite Cascapédia River. Burgers, fish, pasta, salads and meat dishes of all kinds are on the menu. Select a wine to accompany your meal from the 1000 bottles in the wine cellar!

Pub Bayou

New Richmond
How to get there: at the intersection of Trans-Québec trail #5 and trail #595

The pub in Hôtel Le Francis offers the same menu as the restaurant in a more casual and festive atmosphere. Watch your favourite sporting events on a giant screen as you enjoy your meal.

Pub St-Joseph

Carleton-sur-Mer
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail

Seafood pasta, grilled meat, pizza and draft beer await you in this restaurant in Hostellerie Baie Bleue where you can also enjoy the trendy atmosphere, sporting events on giant screens and a warm welcome!

Auberge La Coulée Douce

Causapscal
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5

This restaurant in the Matapédia Valley showcases regional cuisine. Fish lovers will want to try the Atlantic salmon, which is the restaurant’s specialty. The menu also features filet mignon, pasta, seafood, homemade soup and more.

Auberge Beauséjour

Amqui
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail

Savour salmon, cod, duck magret or rack of pork in this century-old house. Each dish features flavours from the Gaspésie region. As an aperitif, try the Matapédia kir!

L’Ambassadeur restaurant

Amqui
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail to the parking lot

The restaurant in Auberge L’Ambassadeur offers a varied menu that is sure to please every palate. Carnivores will especially appreciate the cowboy steak and the pepper steak. The menu also includes a wine list featuring privately imported wines.

Pastali

Amqui
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #5 and a local trail to the parking lot

This restaurant in Sélectôtel Amqui offers family dining, which you can enjoy à la carte or buffet style (on the weekend). If you’re the type of person who has a hard time deciding what to order, you’ll love their combo options!

For more ideas of where to eat in this region, visit the Tourisme Gaspésie website.

CÔTE-NORD

Ferme 5 Étoiles holiday resort

Sacré-Coeur
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #93 (accessible via Trans-Québec trail #3)

This holiday resort offers delicious evening dinners upon reservation. The three-course table d’hôte menu includes regional dishes, local meats and other local ingredients. This is a great place to discover the culinary traditions of Québec!

Auberge La Rosepierre

Les Bergeronnes
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #3 and a local trail

Run by a Swiss couple, the restaurant in Auberge La Rosepierre offers 100% Québécois cuisine. Everything is made in house using local ingredients, and the menu offers something for everyone: meat dishes, fish, seafood and even vegetarian options.

Bistro La Marée Haute

Baie-Comeau
How to get there: via Trans-Québec trail #3

At the restaurant in Hôtel Le Manoir, discover bistronomy, one of the greatest foodie trends in France! Although the restaurant specializes in tapas and tartars, the table d’hôte menu also includes mouth-watering meat and poultry dishes.

For more ideas of where to eat in this region, visit the Tourisme Côte-Nord website.

 

Has this list made you hungry? Are there any other restaurants in our regions that you would recommend? Share your favourites in the comments below!

Author Anne-Josée Pineau

Born in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Anne-Josée Pineau loves this region and is delighted to introduce others to it. Never far from the sea, she’s fascinated by lighthouses and could live on seafood alone! On this blog, she likes to write about our regions’ unusual attractions, make your mouth water by describing local delicacies, and pique your interest by revealing some of the hidden beauty found in Québec by the Sea. In other words, she wants to provide you with lots of ideas for an unforgettable vacation!

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