Chowder Trail Road Trip
Chowder Trail Road Trip
Before you hit the road on this road trip, grab your favorite spoon and get ready for some good hearty Nova Scotian eatin’!
We’re known for our incredible seafood and what better way to explore Nova Scotia than with your taste buds! We take the finest seafood from our clean, crisp waters and pair it with local produce and cream from our plentiful farms to create chowder that is the stuff of dreams. Click here for full details on the Taste of Nova Scotia Chowder Trail.
Ye Olde Argyler Lodge
At the Ye Olde Argyler Lodge you can sit on the main deck overlooking Lobster Bay and enjoy your chowder. The chef’s menu changes on a regular basis, depending on what is in season from the garden, local farms and sea. Most herbs and produce are grown on-site providing you with the freshest and finest menu items possible.
Lane's Privateer Inn, Liverpool
Overlooking the Mersey River, this privateer mansion was built in 1798 and has been operated by the Lane family for the past 51 years. Sit in the main dining room or relax on the two-level stone patio as you soak in the views and enjoy a bowl of decadent seafood chowder.
Biscuit Eater Café, Mahone Bay
Located in charming Mahone Bay, the Biscuit Eater Café offers a warm and inviting atmosphere filled with the scent of delicious baked goods. The signature chowder is made from local and seasonal products including corn, assorted veggies, bacon and smoky paprika. Experience an exceptional meal influenced by chefs from around the world.
Trellis Café, Hubbards
Just a 30-minute drive from Halifax will take you to the Trellis Café and the comforting aroma of fresh baked bread baking and ground organic fair trade coffee. The fish arrives at the kitchen door daily, delivered directly from local fishing boats. Haddock, halibut, fishcakes, and seafood chowder are all house specialties.
Emma's Eatery, Eastern Passage
Try the award winning fishcakes and then stay for the delicious chowder. This popular spot is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Emma’s seafood chowder is gluten-free and made from scratch using ingredients from nearby Fisherman’s Cove. A bowl is described to be like a warm hug from the inside out!
Le Caveau Restaurant, Grand Pré
If you’re looking for a little tipple to go along with your chowder, look no further. Located at Grand Pré Wines, Le Caveau specializes in global cuisine using seasonal local ingredients. The charming atmosphere and unique flavours will leave you wanting to come back for more.
Masstown Market, Masstown
Masstown Market is an award-winning family owned business celebrating over 40 years of quality and excellence in specialty food, gift and garden retailing. Nestled in beautiful central Nova Scotia, the Market has built its reputation around great service and fresh, local foods.
Cabot Links, Inverness
Enjoy a bowl of creamy chowder in the main dining room where floor to ceiling windows overlook the stunning coastline of Cape Breton Island. Prepared by award winning chefs and using high quality, seasonal ingredients, the menu is focused on highlighting fresh fish and seafood along with other Maritime-inspired dishes.
McCurdy’s Restaurant, Baddeck
McCurdy’s features fresh and local foods gathered from the land and sea. As one of Baddeck’s finest dining experiences, the breathtaking panoramic views of the spectacular Bras d’Or Lakes are a worthy dining companion. You can also find something to keep your toes tapping with nightly performances from local Cape Breton musicians.
The Grubstake Restaurant, Louisbourg
Best described as casually elegant, hearty country cuisine, The Grubstake is an award-winning restaurant located just 20 minutes away from Sydney. The seafood here is prepared simply with attention to fresh ingredients. Cozy up to the dining room fireplace and enjoy a hearty bowl of deliciously creamy seafood chowder.