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Dining

A Taste of Nova Scotia

But it’s not just seafood that will have you inquiring about seconds. Nova Scotians have long enjoyed the bounty of both land and sea, and our rich fisheries is complemented by fertile farmland that fills a cupboard’s worth of culinary inspiration at more than 1,300 restaurants across the province.

Look for the Taste of Nova Scotia logo in restaurants and on local specialities like smoked salmon, maple syrup, and blueberries. Taste of Nova Scotia members are committed to offering the very best culinary experiences Nova Scotia has to offer. You will see the logo proudly displayed in members restaurants as their pledge to provide a memorable dining experience.

 

Market Fresh

If you want to cook yourself, many communities have farmers’ markets bursting with local fruits and vegetables, handcrafted cheeses, and ethically raised meats. A delicious start is the Seaport Market on the Halifax Waterfront, with 250 vendors offering wares from German sausages to Cornish Pasties to wildflower honey.

 

 

Award-winning Menus

 From traditional fare such as fish cakes & chow to avant-garde fusion like pan-seared scallops with oxtail ravioli, Nova Scotia’s reputation as an award-winning destination for food is spreading. Many restaurants use locally-source and in-season ingredients to create one-of-a-kind dishes.