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New Brunswick Unveiled: 110 Mind-Blowing Facts You Won’t Believe!



Named after the royal house of Brunswick and chartered by King George III, New Brunswick has had an extremely extensive history since then. The biggest of Canada’s three maritime provinces and one of the unspoiled places in all of Canada, this province is bound to give you the best experience you have ever had.

New Brunswick offers a range of activities and adventures you can embark on. But more importantly, it offers 110 amazing facts that you’ll surely love about the charming province. Some of these facts are derived from the New Brunswick locals, so the accuracy may vary. Nonetheless, you’ll have a ball of a time learning about various New Brunswick information. Check them all out below!

Starting off easy, here are the 54 general facts about New Brunswick:

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  1. New Brunswick is the largest of Canada’s three Maritime Provinces, with a total area of approximately 73,440 sq. km (28,354 sq. miles). The other two Maritime provinces are Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
  2. New Brunswick is considered one of the four “Atlantic Provinces,” which includes Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador.
  3. New Brunswick borders the US state of Maine to the west, Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula to the north, the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the east, Nova Scotia to the southeast, and the Bay of Fundy to the south.
  4. Today, around 4% of people in New Brunswick are First Nations, belonging to the Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, and Wolastoqiyik tribes, or Métis.
  5. New Brunswick was named after King George III, who was also Duke and Prince-elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg in the Holy Roman Empire, in what is now Germany.
  6. When Europeans first arrived, the area was inhabited by the Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy.
  7. In the early 1700s, the settlements in New Brunswick became a part of Acadia (Acadie), an official colony of New France that is different from that of the district of Quebec in what was then the Canada colony.
  8. French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first European to see New Brunswick in 1534.
  9. In 1604, French Samuel de Champlain reached the mouth of the Saint John River (the modern site of the city of Saint John).
  10. In 1713, the British took over Acadia during Queen Anne’s War.
  11. The French continued to dispute the area, building Fort Beauséjour in 1751. Today it is preserved as a National Historic Site. The site is a popular tourist attraction that is close to Moncton.
  12. In 1755, the British took over the fort and began expelling the Acadians, mostly to Louisiana. Known as the “Great Expulsion”, between 11,000 to 14,000 Acadians were forcefully deported, with approximately 5000 of them dying.
  13. After the Treaty of Paris (1763), the area of New Brunswick became a part of the British colony of Nova Scotia.
  14. In 1783, New Brunswick’s first newspaper was published.
  15. In 1784, New Brunswick became its own district separate from Nova Scotia.
  16. In 1785, Saint John became Canada’s first incorporated city.
  17. After the American Revolution (1775 – 1783), approximately 10,000 Loyalists fled the US and settled in New Brunswick, many arriving at the port of Saint John. Most English-speaking New Brunswickers today are descended from them.
  18. In the 1800s, New Brunswick became a centre of woodwork and shipbuilding. The area prospered, and the population grew by more than 10 times from 1800 to 1850, with large-scale immigration from Ireland and Scotland.
  19. However, the decline of the wooden shipbuilding industry in the late 1800s caused an economic downturn in New Brunswick, with the effects lasting well into the 1900s.
  20. New Brunswick was one of the four original provinces of Canada, along with Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia, which joined Confederation in 1867.
  21. A railway system connecting the four colonies was up and running by 1872.
  22. There are three distinct coastlines in New Brunswick that together span approximately 2,250 km (1,398 miles).
  23. New Brunswick is the 3rd smallest province of Canada, after Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. At 72,908 square kilometers (28,150 square miles). In fact, New Brunswick only accounts for 0.7% of Canada’s area.
  24. The province has eight cities: Fredericton (Capital), Saint John, Moncton, Dieppe, Edmundston, Campbellton, Bathurst and Miramichi.
  25. Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, which is inland on the Saint John River. With a population of 58,200, it is only the 55th largest city in Canada. The largest city in New Brunswick is Moncton with roughly 108,000 people, while Saint John is similar in size to Fredericton.
  26. Approximately 794,000 people live in New Brunswick, the second lowest of any province (after Prince Edward Island), but still more than any of the territories.
  27. About half of all people in New Brunswick live in rural areas, one of the highest rates of any province.
  28. Despite its low population, New Brunswick has the 4th highest population density in Canada (10.5 people per km2) due to its small size.
  29. There are six cities in Canada that have more people than the entire province of New Brunswick (they are Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Ottawa-Gatineau.
  30. New Brunswick is Canada’s only officially bilingual province. English and French have been the province’s official languages since 1969.
  31. 83% of New Brunswick is covered in forest, and the Appalachian mountains cover its northern half.

  32. Approximately 8.5% of people in New Brunswick speak French only, while 34% can speak both French and English. New Brunswick (along with Nova Scotia) is the homeland of the Acadians, who originated in southwestern France. They have a different history and dialect (Acadian French) than the Quebecois. They were expelled by the British to the US (where they are called Cajuns), but many later returned.
  33. The Bay of Fundy, which lies in-between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, has the highest tides on earth and is one of the most accessible viewing areas for marine life in the world.
  34. Manufacturing, mining and forestry are the main industries, and the province is considered a North American leader in forest management.
  35. New Brunswick has the third lowest GDP of any province (not counting the territories) and is the recipient of equalization payments.
  36. The highest peak in the Maritimes is located within Mount Carleton Provincial Park, measuring 820 metres (2,690 feet) in height.
  37. The Saint John River system is the second largest on North America’s Atlantic coastline and extends from the northwest point of the province to the southern coast, where it empties into the Bay of Fundy in Saint John.
  38. The world’s oldest intact shark fossil, over 409 million years old, was discovered near Atholville in the heart of the Appalachian Range.
  39. New Brunswick is one of the very few provinces that are accessible by major airports, major highways, cruise ships, ferries and by rail.
  40. The Appalachian Range, which runs through New Brunswick, is one of the oldest mountain ranges on earth.
  41. Unlike the Canadian Shield, which covers a huge area of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, the rocks that makeup New Brunswick and the other Maritime provinces originate in microcontinents that once lay near the South Pole.
  42. The oldest “still in use” university building in Canada is the Old Arts Building, located on the Fredericton Campus of the University of New Brunswick.
  43. The New Brunswick Museum in Saint John is Canada’s first museum, established in 1842.
  44. In 1851, the Marco Polo ship built in New Brunswick earned the title “fastest ship in the world.”
  45. The first French settlement in North America was attempted in 1604 on Saint Croix Island, near Saint Andrews.
  46. The University of New Brunswick is tied with the University of Georgia as being the oldest University in North America. It’s located in Saint John and was the first English university in Canada.
  47. In 1861, New Brunswick was the first in North America to use secret ballots in its election.
  48. George Stanley, the designer of the Canada flag, was born in Calgary but spent much of his life in New Brunswick, where he was the 25th lieutenant governor of the province.
  49. The flag of New Brunswick shows a golden lion on a red background at the top and a lymphad (masted ship with oars) on a blue and white wavy sea. The province was once known for its shipbuilding, and many Loyalists arrived there from the US by ship.
  50. New Brunswick’s official motto is Spem reduxit, which is Latin for “Hope Restored”). This refers to the province having acted as a haven for Loyalist refugees who fled there after the American Revolution.
  51. In 1960, Louis J. Robichaud became the first Acadian premier of New Brunswick.
  52. In 2005, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas of New Brunswick became the first indigenous female member of the Senate.
  53. In 2009, Graydon Nicholas became the first indigenous lieutenant governor of New Brunswick.
  54. The black-capped chickadee is the provincial bird of New Brunswick, and also of the US states of Maine and Massachusetts.

Next, here are 24 travel-related facts about New Brunswick that you’ll be able to see with your very eyes upon your next visit!

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  1. New Brunswick is nicknamed “The Picture Province” for its beautiful scenery and friendly people and “The Loyalist Province”, as most English People in New Brunswick are descendants of Loyalists.
  2. Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt’s family used to have a summer cottage on Campobello Island, which is just off the coast of Maine. It is now preserved as the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, owned by the governments of both Canada and the US.
  3. Shediac is home to the World’s Largest Lobster statue. This statue is 10.5 m (34 ft.) long and 4.5 m (15 ft.) high, weighing in at a whopping 90 tonnes! It makes for a great photo.
  4. Grand Manan Island in the Fundy Isles is one of the top birding spots in North America.
  5. Grand Manan Island is also the Dulse Capital of the World. Dulse is an edible dried seaweed with many healthy properties, containing many minerals and a variety of vitamins.
  6. New Brunswick has more than 55 remaining covered bridges and Kings County is considered the Covered Bridge Capital of Atlantic Canada. The bridges that are standing today are living examples of the pride of craftsmanship, heritage, engineering and design of our forefathers.
  7. New Brunswick has more than 60 lighthouses and is famous for its inland lighthouse system that dots its inland rivers. People love getting photos of the lighthouses!
  8. The Bay of Fundy is a pristine sanctuary for all kinds of rare, unusual wild creatures. Immense blooms of plankton provide a vast feeding ground for up to 15 species of toothed and baleen whales, including Finbacks, Humpbacks, Pilot whales and the rare right whale.
  9. Fiddleheads (edible, tightly coiled ferns that resemble the spiral end of a violin or fiddle) are a New Brunswick delicacy. Freshly picked from the riverbanks in the spring, they are wonderful served with Atlantic salmon! You’ll see them on some menus!
  10. New Brunswick has the warmest saltwater beaches in Canada. However, if you want to be “comfortable”, you’ll want to visit during the summer months.
  11. The “Longest Covered Bridge in the World” is located in Hartland, New Brunswick. It measures 390 metres (1,282 feet) long. There’s even a brand of chips called Covered Bridge Potato Chips. I don’t think this qualifies as New Brunswick facts but we can certainly recommend buying a bag while you’re there as they are very good!
  12. New Brunswick is home to the largest ocean tidal whirlpool in the western hemispheres. It is located off the coast of Deer Island and is named the ‘Old Sow’. It is also the second largest whirlpool in the world, after one in Norway.
  13. Due to the high tides, the Saint John River flows backwards twice per day. This has created Reversing Rapids, one of the most popular natural attractions in Saint John.
  14. New Brunswick has two national parks: Fundy National Park on the Bay of Fundy and Kouchibouguac National Park on the Gulf of St. Lawrence coast, facing Prince Edward Island.
  15. The province of Prince Edward Island lies just off the coast of New Brunswick. The two are connected by the 12.9 km (8 mi) Confederation Bridge, the longest bridge in Canada, and the world’s longest bridge that goes over ice-covered water.
  16. The Bay of Fundy between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia is famous for having the highest tides in the world, coming in at up to 16 meters. Every day, 160 billion tons of water flow into and out of the bay, more than the combined volume of all the rivers in the world. If you visit some of the towns along the Bay of Fundy, look at the docks. At low tide, you’ll often see boats on the bottom of the sea. A few hours later, they are floating much higher!
  17. The Village Historique Acadien is a living history museum showcasing the daily life of Acadians in New Brunswick from 1770 to 1949.
  18. One of the most famous sights in New Brunswick is Hopewell Rocks, a group of rock towers standing 12 to 21 meters in height (40 to 70 feet) on the Bay of Fundy coast. These are caused by erosion from the bay’s famously high tides. They are also known as the Flowerpot Rocks, or simply “The Rocks.”
  19. However, in February of 2022, New Brunswick’s iconic Flowerpot Rock on Fundy Trail toppled into the sea in a storm. Don’t worry though. There are still other rock formations to see.
  20. New Brunswick Museum in Saint John is Canada’s oldest still-operating museum. The museum is home to the world’s oldest intact shark fossil, dating to 400 mya.
  21. New Brunswick is home to 2 of Canada’s 3 Trappist monasteries. Unlike some of those in Europe, though, the monks there don’t make and sell beer.
  22. At Magnetic Hill in Moncton, water (or a car placed in neutral) appears to run uphill due to an optical illusion.
  23. In 1994, the first Congrès Mondial Acadien (World Acadia Congress) was held in Moncton, NB.
  24. New Brunswick is also home to the world’s largest axe, 15 m (49 ft) tall, in Nackawic.

Here are 22 interesting facts about New Brunswick that would be fun to know:

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  1. Love French fries? One-third of the world’s frozen French fries come from New Brunswick, mainly made by McCain frozen foods, which was founded there in 1957.
  2. If you fancy scuba diving, the Scuba tank was invented by James Elliot and Alexander McAvity in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1839.
  3. Going back to potatoes, in 2021, a poor potato crop in New Brunswick and other Canadian provinces caused a worldwide shortage of French fries.
  4. The Compound Steam Engine was invented in Fredericton in 1845 by Benjamin F. Tibbets.
  5. The Snowblower was invented by Robert Carr Harris in Dalhousie in 1870.
  6. The dump box for Trucks was invented by Robert T. Mawhinney in Saint John, in 1920.
  7. The Crossword game was invented by Edward R. MacDonald, in Shediac in 1926.
  8. The Clothes washer with roller wringer was invented by John E. Turnbull in Saint John, in 1843.
  9. Sardine Cans were invented by Henry T. Austin in Blacks Harbour, in 1932.
  10. Thomas Campbell invented combined hot and cold water faucets in Saint John in 1880.
  11. Ganong Brothers Ltd. are the first in Canada to produce lollipops (1895), to use cellophane packaging (1920), to make peppermint rolls (1926), and to sell Valentine’s candy in heart-shaped boxes (1932).
  12. Louis B. Mayer, the co-founder of MGM, was raised in Saint John, NB.
  13. Irving Oil Limited was established in Bouctouche in 1924. In 1977, it became the first Canadian oil company to offer unleaded gasoline at its retail outlets. Later in the 1990s, it became the first oil company in Canada and one of the first in North America to offer gasoline with very low sulphur content.
  14. One of North America’s first female sea captains, Molly Kool, was a New Brunswicker.
  15. New Brunswick’s Sir Charles G.D. Roberts was the first Canadian poet to be knighted.
  16. Sabian Cymbals, Meductic, is one of the first cymbal-manufacturing companies in North America.
  17. Winnifred Blair of Saint John was the first “Miss Canada” in 1923, although the competition was unrelated to the current one, which started in 1946.
  18. New Brunswick has helped produce a number of famous people such as actor Donald Sutherland, Acadian author France Daigle, Acadian musician Cayouche, folk musician Stompin’ Tom Connors, fiddler Don Messer, 11th Canadian Prime Minister R. B. Bennett, hockey players and coaches Rick Bowness and Randy Jones, and Ultimate Fighter Ryan Jimmo, just to name a few.
  19. Willie O’Ree of Fredericton, NB was the first black hockey player in the NHL, entering the league in 1958.
  20. Moosehead Brewery, founded in Saint John in 1867, was Canada’s first independent brewery.
  21. Greco Pizza, a major pizza chain in Atlantic Canada, was founded in Moncton, NB.

Isn’t New Brunswick simply amazing? From pristine and breathtaking sceneries to even French fries and a bunch of other inventions from the Picture Province, New Brunswick is truly one of a kind.

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Meet Miramichi: 10 Best Things to Do in the Mi’kmaq Land




Welcome to the vibrant land of the Mi’kmaq, where the heart of Miramichi beats in rhythm with the natural wonders and cultural treasures that adorn this picturesque region. This blog post will help you complete your Miramichi itinerary, one activity, and destination at a time.

Miramichi, deeply rooted in Mi’kmaq heritage, offers a tapestry of adventures celebrating the connection between the land and its people. From outdoor escapades to cultural encounters, this guide is your passport to immersing yourself in the soul-stirring essence of Miramichi. As we dive into the top 10 activities, get ready to witness the beauty of the Mi’kmaq land, where each experience is a thread weaving into the rich fabric of Miramichi’s unique identity. Join us on this exploration, where the spirit of the Mi’kmaq resonates through every activity, inviting you to create lasting memories in this captivating corner of New Brunswick.

Join a Miramichi River Boat Tour 

Miramichi River Boat Tour / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 84 Nortons Ln, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1V 2G2, Canada 

The Miramichi Boat Tour lasts for around two hours. Each tour consists of knowledge about the rich history and culture of the region, as well as fascinating facts and stories about Miramichi that will create a deep connection between you and one of New Brunswick’s most picturesque places. The boat tour will also pass by historic sites like Beaubears Island, where the Mi’kmaq people and the early European settlers used to meet. Along the way, you’ll experience Miramichi’s beautiful wildlife as you get to glimpse the bald eagles, beavers, ospreys, and the famous Miramichi Atlantic salmon. 

Visit the MacDonald Farm 

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Location: 600 NB-11, Lower Newcastle, New Brunswick E1V 7G1, Canada 

After your Miramichi boat tour, what better way to relax than to bring your family and friends to the MacDonald Farm and enjoy a day in nature? The MacDonald Farm offers a breathtaking nature trail that will take you through the woods, along the beautiful Miramichi River, and into the fields — it’s truly a nature adventure that you should never miss out on! Additionally, you can learn more about Miramichi in the MacDonald Farm as you explore the place’s barn, carriage shed, blacksmith shop and other historical buildings restored to their former glory. It’s like taking a step back in time! 

Step back in time at the W.S. Loggie House and Cultural Center

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Location: 222 Wellington St, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1N 1M9, Canada 

The W.S. Loggie House and Cultural Center was a loving home to the Loggie family. The historic house has been turned into a cultural center, providing locals and tourists with Miramichi’s rich history and cultural heritage. The marvelously preserved Victorian-era architecture and furnishings have been maintained for all to see its glory. There is a guided tour that you can join, which is all about the Loggie family and their contributions to Miramichi’s development. There is also a variety of cultural exhibits about the Mi’kmaq First Nations, workshops, lectures, performances, and more. 

Stop by at the Beaverbrook House 

Beaverbrook House / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 518 King George Hwy, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1V 1N1, Canada 

Lord Beaverbrook was once Miramichi’s well-known newspaper tycoon and philanthropist. He previously resided in the Beaverbrook House, which was constructed in 1877. Fast forward to today, Lord Beaverbrook’s humble home has been turned into a public museum that’s filled to the brim with Lord Beaverbrook’s accomplishments, 20th-century paintings by Salvador Dali and Walter Sickert, memorabilia from the First and Second World Wars, and more!

Have a fun day at Maurie’s Mini-Putt & Ice Cream

Maurie's Mini-Putt & Ice Cream / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 1196 Water St, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1N 1A2, Canada 

Maurie’s Mini-Putt & Ice Cream is one great place for families to spend in the beautiful Miramichi. The miniature golf course boasts 18 challenging holes that adults and kids can bond over. Of course, each successful hole should be celebrated with ice cream, as Maurie’s offers one of Miramichi’s most delicious ice creams. If you’ve had enough of golfing with the little ones, you can enjoy the rest of your day with Maurie’s bouncy castle, batting cage, and playground. 

Shop at the Water Street Farmers’ Market 

Water Street Farmers' Market / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 1 Ellis St, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1N 2X9, Canada 

If you’re going to stay for a while in Miramichi, you should at least experience shopping at the Water Street Farmers’ Market. Not only will you be getting the freshest fruit and vegetables in the land of the Mi’kmaq, but you can also buy yourselves (and everyone you can think of) various artisanal goods, handmade soaps, and woven baskets. As the day progresses, you can sit down and enjoy munching on seasonal fruits, a cup of coffee, or choose from the many pastries and vendors selling various cuisines. 

Spend a day at the Middle Island Irish Historical Park

Middle Island Park / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: Middle Island, 2345 Water St, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1N 3A8, Canada 

The Middle Island Irish Historical Park is a prime tourist attraction in Miramichi, where tourists and locals can do various activities. If you’ve come to relax in the beautiful park, there are various picnic locations where you can bring your family and friends, spread food, and enjoy the day. Meanwhile, Middle Island Irish Historical Park also boasts historical information about the region’s past and rich Irish ancestry. Depending on the date and time of your visit, the Middle Irish Historical Park holds music festivals, cultural gatherings, and workshops where tourists and locals can watch or participate. 

Watch a movie or two at the Cineplex Cinemas Miramichi

Cineplex Cinemas / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 2480 King George Hwy, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1V 6W4, Canada 

If you’re a movie lover and currently in Miramichi, you don’t have to settle with your phone screen inside your hotel room. Miramichi boasts the Cineplex Cinemas Miramichi with exceptionally comfortable seats and a huge selection of drinks and snacks (of course, there’s popcorn!) for you to choose from. The movies depend on what’s up and coming and premiering worldwide or locally; the movie-watching experience is just out of this world. This is something worth experiencing in the land of the Mi’kmaq! 

Enjoy the serene French Fort Cove

French Fort Cove Park / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Miramichi’s French Fort Cove is nature’s gift to the locals and tourists alike. You can enjoy miles upon miles of scenic trails providing waterfalls, caves, and forests that are truly a once-in-a-lifetime view. There are also several picnic areas for those wanting to spend a serene time with their family surrounded by nature and food and water activities for those feeling slightly adventurous. But if you want an adrenaline rush, the French Fort Cove offers a zipline adventure that lets you see the whole spectacle from a bird’s eye.

And finally, explore the Ritchie Wharf Park

Ritchie Wharf / #CanadaDo / Best Things to Do in Miramichi


Location: 84 Nortons Ln, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1V 2G1, Canada 

For ultra Instagrammable photos and a menagerie of activities, nothing can top off the Ritchie Wharf Park in Miramichi. The park’s boardwalk boasts a jaw-dropping view of the Miramichi River that your Instagram followers would want to see. Additionally, you and the whole family can enjoy activities in the Ritchie Wharf Park, such as fishing, the park’s playgrounds, a miniature golf course, a splash pad, picnic areas, and the great outdoors. 


Which of these activities will land at the top of your Miramichi itinerary? It’s tough choosing, so we kept it at a minimum of only the 10 best things so you won’t have such a hard time. Don’t spend your time in Miramichi inside your hotel room, although I know Miramichi’s hotel rooms can be as breathtaking and relaxing as the outdoors. Step outside and step back into time, or experience the wonders of Miramichi! 


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Dine in Dieppe: 10 Best Restaurants in Dieppe, New Brunswick




Welcome to the culinary scene of Dieppe, New Brunswick, where flavor reigns supreme, and every dish tells a story of culinary mastery. In exploring dining options in this vibrant city, let’s embark on a gastronomic journey through a selection of top-notch eateries that define Dieppe’s diverse and delicious landscape.

Dieppe’s dining culture is a dynamic fusion of innovation and tradition, reflecting the city’s vibrant spirit and commitment to culinary excellence. From cozy eateries to cultural dining establishments, each restaurant featured in this list offers a unique culinary experience, promising an array of delectable dishes that cater to various palates. As we delve into Dieppe’s culinary treasures, get ready to discover a world of flavors that showcase the city’s rich culinary heritage. Join us on a delicious adventure through the top 10 restaurants, where every bite is a testament to Dieppe’s passion for exceptional food and dining experiences.

Ole Hibachi & Oriental Cuisine 

Ole Hibachi / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 790 Dieppe Blvd, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 9G5, Canada 

If you’re looking for a place that serves all kinds of oriental cuisine, that’s a long shot. However, Dieppe boasts one that serves authentic oriental cuisine that’s “really good,” according to their customers. Although Ole Hibachi & Oriental Cuisine requires reservations, the wait will always be worth it as you will be served Japanese, Chinese, and Korean cuisine with the freshest vegetables and seafood. Ole Hibachi & Oriental Cuisine has outdoor seating and a fireplace to make your ramen cravings even cozier. From sushi to poke bowls, yakisoba, Korean BBQ, salads, and more — Ole Hibachi & Oriental Cuisine will have you on a gastronomic Asian adventure in one place! 

Rossano’s Italian Grill 

ROSSANO'S / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 9 Champlain St, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1N4, Canada 

Rossano’s Italian Grill will be your favorite restaurant if you always crave pasta and grilled meat. From nachos to pizza, salads, sandwiches, and grilled chicken, pork, and steak — Rossano’s Italian Grill will give you your fix! They’re best known to be the best grill in town, among other things. It’s best to visit this restaurant with your family in tow as they have something for everyone, including a kids’ menu for the young ones. Rossano’s Italian Grill serves cocktails for those who would love to have a fun night and serves vegetarian dishes. 

Blue Olive 

BLUE OLIVE / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 451 Paul St, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 5T5, Canada 

Blue Olive is like Canada — it’s diverse, inclusive, and innovative. That said, it’s safe to say that Blue Olive serves anything under the sun! From grilled chicken, pork, beef, lamb, and seafood to salads, falafels, burgers, poutine, and more — you will have one swell time looking at their menu and another for ordering. You just can’t help but order more! Well, at least that’s always the case at Blue Olive. Blue Olive has outdoor seating and serves vegan dishes that are no less delicious! 

St. Louis Bar & Grill 

St. Louis Bar & Grill / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 500 Rue Kennedy, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 5Y7, Canada 

St. Louis Bar & Grill serves your favorite pub grub in a restaurant. It’s the best spot to hang out with friends when you don’t want to get intoxicated (or when you do, too!). Enjoy your poutine, slow-roasted ribs, spiced wings among other best-sellers, and St. Louis Bar & Grill’s sangria, cocktails, and pints upon pints of beer! If you want something more laidback, they also serve salads and soups for days you don’t feel like partying it up with your friends, and instead, better for slowing down with family. 

Hom Thai Restaurant 

Hom Thai Restaurant / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 40 Champlain St #18, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1N3, Canada 

Now, here’s a Thai restaurant that serves a lot more than just the classic Pad Thai. Although nobody hates Pad Thai, it’s served too often in every Thai restaurant. We’d like more variety, don’t we? Hom Thai Restaurant gives us more than just variety! From Thai appetizers to a selection of steamed and fried rice (pineapple and chili Thai fried rice, anyone?!), you’ll have a grand time browsing their menu. There’s so much more than just Pad Thai at Hom Thai Restaurant! Thai curries, char grills, soups (tom yum!), and classic pork and vegetable spring rolls, as we noodle selection and stir-fries are entering and experiencing Thailand right in the heart of Dieppe! 

Mansu BBQ 

Mansu BBQ / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 279 Amirault St, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1G1, Canada 

The doors of Korea can be found in the beautiful Dieppe, New Brunswick! Well, Korean cuisine, that is. Mansu BBQ serves Korean barbecue like no other! From chicken to pork, beef, and even seafood, Mansu BBQ just knows how to grill perfectly! Korean barbecue is the highlight of the restaurant, but if you’re not too keen on trying all of that, Mansu BBQ also has sushi rolls, bibimbap, Korean soups, sashimi, takoyaki, tempura, wonton soups, salads, and, of course, desserts! Mansu BBQ also sells Korean liquor among their alcoholic drinks, beer, teas, and juices. Yes, they serve vegetarian dishes and have a kids’ menu for the little ones and those with little appetites. 

Empyrean Bar & Grill 

Empyrean Bar & Grill / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 40 Champlain St, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1N3, Canada 

Indian cuisine, anyone? It’s pretty easy to spot an Indian restaurant or a restaurant that offers Indian food on its menu, but it’s hard to find one that serves authentic Indian cuisine. Good thing Dieppe has Empyrean Bar & Grill to give you an extensive Indian cuisine menu like never before. More than your favorite curries and tikka masalas, Empyrean Bar & Grill offers you a huge selection of Indian beverages, tandoori breads, Indian desserts, sides (raita and mind chutney, anyone?!), biryani rice selection, seafood (fresh from the ocean!), main courses, and appetizers. Empyrean Bar & Grill didn’t come to play; instead, they’ve come to let you taste the real deal. 

Atelier Tony 

ATELIER TONY / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 50 Rue du Marche, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 9K2, Canada 

If you’re looking for a diverse menu selection, you must set foot in Atelier Tony. Atelier Tony has covered you from coffee and baked goods to main courses and desserts. They also serve alcoholic beverages and amazing cocktails that will have you seated with your friends and family for quite some time. Atelier Tony has a cozy indoor ambiance but boasts outdoor seating for those who want to dine al fresco. 


Acadia / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 498 Champlain St, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1P4, Canada 

Acadia provides you with Korean cuisine like no other. You might be confused by the restaurant name; don’t worry, I was too. Upon perusing the menu, Acadia serves a selection of ramen with several spice levels, bibimbap, bulgogi, dumplings, Korean soups, Korean-style fried chicken wings with different flavors, sizzling plates, and they also have daily lunch specials for those who would love to eat something that’s not on the menu. Acadia is your usual restaurant with a bland interior. That’s because they serve all of the flavors on each plate. Go ahead and try it! 

Sugar Roll Japanese Cuisine 

Sugar Roll Japanese Cuisine / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Dieppe


Location: 299 Champlain St #1, Dieppe, New Brunswick E1A 1P2, Canada 

And finally, last but not least is Sugar Roll Japanese Cuisine. You can be assured that Sugar Roll Japanese Cuisine serves the freshest sushi since Dieppe is in the great New Brunswick in Atlantic Canada, known for the freshest catch! Aside from premium rolls, Sugar Roll Japanese Cuisine also serves bento boxes, authentic Japanese ramen, gyoza, chashu, soups and salads, appetizers, a selection of noodles and Japanese rice dishes, and a poke bowl. It’s like having a taste of Japan in the middle of Dieppe! 


Dieppe boasts a diverse culinary scene like you’ve never seen before. You’ll be traveling the whole world just in one place! Now, this is what you call a true gastronomic adventure. These are Dieppe’s 10 best restaurants, and they are all waiting for you to make that reservation or set foot in their establishment. 


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New Brunswick

Edmundston Eats: 10 Best Restaurants in New Brunswick’s Edmundston




Welcome to the flavorful world of Edmundston, where the culinary scene is an exciting symphony of taste and innovation. Edmundston, a city that embraces diversity and deliciousness, invites you to embark on a gastronomic journey through its top restaurants. In this guide, we’ll explore the vibrant flavors that define Edmundston’s culinary landscape, showcasing the city’s commitment to delivering exceptional dining experiences.

Edmundston’s dining scene reflects a fusion of global influences and local creativity, making it a destination for food enthusiasts seeking diverse culinary delights. From charming cafes to upscale dining establishments, each restaurant featured in our list offers a unique culinary perspective, promising an array of delectable dishes that cater to various palates. Join us as we dive into the vibrant culinary offerings of Edmundston, uncovering the top 10 restaurants that stand out for their exceptional menus, ambiance, and dedication to creating an unforgettable dining experience. Get ready to savor the essence of Edmundston’s culinary prowess in every bite, as we embark on a delightful journey through the city’s best gastronomic treasures.

Frank’s Bar & Grill 

Frank's Bar and Grill / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 100 Rue Rice, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 1T4, Canada 

If you’re searching for a restaurant with everything you will ever look for when it comes to drinks and food, then Frank’s Bar & Grill should sit at the topmost of your Edmundston itinerary. Frank’s Bar & Grill boasts a huge selection of drinks — from various bottled and premium beers to reds and whites, craft beers, ciders, and even coolers; you’ll be more than quenched in this restaurant. They even have a selection of coffees, juices, smoothies, and anything you can think of. Now, the sky’s quite literally the limit when it comes to food. You’ll have difficulty deciding which is which if you don’t check their menu before walking in. Yep, that’s how big their food selection is! Frank’s Bar & Grill also has a kids’ menu for the little fellas, outdoor seating for those who’d like to dine al fresco, and tons of great reviews backing up what’s said right here! 

Greco Pizza 

GRECO PIZZA / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 10 Mahsus Ct, Edmundston, New Brunswick E7C 0B6, Canada 

Looking for the best pizza place in a new city is both the easiest and hardest. You don’t want to end up in a fast food place with branches worldwide! You’re looking for a pizza place that boasts the local flavors of the new city you just stepped foot in. In Edmundston’s case, that has got to be Greco Pizza. The interior is just like an early 2000s fast food joint, and the menu is complete, so you don’t have to go elsewhere for something you’re looking for. Donairs, poutine, burgers, calzones, subs, chicken wings, garlic fingers — you name it, and Greco Pizza carries it! Of course, a pizza place won’t be one without carrying possibly the best pizza in town! Choose from a selection of crust choices, toppings, and more, and you’ll be good to go! 

Da Lelia 

Da Lelia / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 279 Rue Victoria, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2J5, Canada 

Looking for another pizza place? Well, Da Lelia is an Italian restaurant with various pizzas on their menu. They also serve a variety of risotto, kinds of pasta (from gnocchi to spaghetti), sandwiches, hors d’oeuvres, salads, desserts, and more. Da Lelia is a complete package if you’re looking for a taste of Italy without leaving great old Edmundston. Da Lelia has outdoor seating has a fireplace, and they also serve vegetarian dishes for those who prefer it. This traditional Italian restaurant will make it seem like you’ve stepped into Italy the moment you set foot inside! 

Moonshin’hers Cafe Bistro, Inc. 

Moonshin'hers Café Bistro / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 45 Rue de L’Eglise, Edmundston, New Brunswick, E3V 1J4, Canada 

Moonshin’ers Cafe Bistro, Inc. is a unique restaurant from top to bottom. From its name that you’ll never find anywhere else to its menu items that will delight your taste buds, Moonshin’hers Cafe Bistro, Inc. is more than ready to serve you. From a wide selection of beers and whiskeys to pair with your favorite menu item, to mundane and unique menu items that are sure to become your next favorite dish, Moonshin’hers Cafe Bistro, Inc. is determined to be your go-to restaurant when in Edmundston! 

Le Deck 

Resto-Bar Le Deck / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 192 Rue Victoria, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2H9, Canada 

Le Deck will be your favorite place in Edmundston if you fancy local beers and a great selection of affordable menu items for everyone in the family or group of friends. Or maybe you’re going alone? Whoever you’re going with and whatever your food choices and preferences are, Le Deck is right here in Edmundston to serve you all the beers, entrees, desserts, main dishes, kinds of pasta, hamburgers, salads, and poutines that you are craving! Of course, there’s a selection of non-alcoholic beverages, too. Le Deck has outdoor seating and live music. 

¡Que Padre!

Qué Padre / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 127 Rue Victoria, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2H5, Canada 

Did someone say Mexican food?! ¡Que Padre! Heard you loud and clear, and that’s why they’ve been waiting for you to set foot in Edmundston! ¡Que Padre! It is your soon-to-be favorite Mexican restaurant if you haven’t tried their dishes yet. Starting with alcoholic beverages, ¡Que Padre! Gives you rhum, tequila, bourbon, cocktails, and local beers. Of course, there are non-alcoholic beverages, too! Now, you’ll never have a shortage when it comes to food. ¡Que Padre! has a great selection of main plates, snacks, desserts, and, of course, the classics — tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and more! Nothing can get more Mexican than ¡Que Padre!

Pür & Simple 

PUR & SIMPLE / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 30 Rue de L’Eglise, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 1J2, Canada 

Pür & Simple is what they claim to be — truly pure and simple dishes that will delight your taste buds and your health. Yep, you read that right! Pür & Simple only includes the freshest ingredients in their fruit shakes, salads, breakfast menu, non-alcoholic beverages, and more. Pür & Simple has an extensive menu from breakfast to dinner, with a snack selection that surprises you! This type of restaurant will become your family’s go-to and a tradition when you’re in Edmundston. 

L’Ecluse – halte gourmande 

L'Écluse Halte Gourmande / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 116 Rue Victoria, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2H6, Canada 

Comfort food is what L’Ecluse – halte gourmande is best at serving. From your much-loved poke bowls to an extensive coffee selection, desserts, sandwiches, and more — you’ll be munching like your mom made that dish for you. That’s just how great L’Ecluse is, not to mention their beautiful decor that makes the restaurant’s ambiance even more welcoming! L’Ecluse serves steaks, salads, soups, cocktails, mocktails, and more and a kids’ menu for the younger ones and the people with small appetites. L’Ecluse has outdoor seating and high chairs available. 

Pizza Delight 

Pizza Delight / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 180 Bd Hebert, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2S7, Canada 

Here’s your fusion of Italian and Canadian food like never before! Many other things on the menu allow you to try menu items from different cultures with an Edmundston twist. Pizzas made fresh daily, donairs, kinds of pasta, and seafood dishes that are the freshest (you already know, when in New Brunswick!). At Pizza Delight, you’ll be delighted by how delicious their menu selections are. Pizza Delight also serves vegetarian dishes and has a kids’ menu at your disposal. 

Ouellet Fish and Family Restaurant 

Poissonnerie Ouellet et Restaurant Familial / #CanadaDo / Best Restaurants in Edmundston


Location: 359 Rue Victoria, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 2K1, Canada 

Atlantic Canada is known for its seafood. New Brunswick is no stranger to that, being Atlantic Canada’s Picture Province. Many of the restaurants in the Picture Province serve the freshest seafood in their menu items, and Ouellet Fish and Family Restaurant is one of them. The most personable staff will welcome you to a cozy restaurant that will make you feel at home. The dishes are tasty as they are fresh and, most of all, affordable. If you’re looking for a cozy place in Edmundston that will welcome you like family, Ouellet Fish and Family Restaurant is the place for you. 


Now that you’ve known Edmundston’s top 10 best restaurants to visit and dine in, the only thing left to do is to check their menus and plan your day around them. Edmundston boasts many beautiful things, and its restaurants are included in that. From fusion cuisine to traditional cuisine, you’ll have one great time to sit down, relax, and enjoy a beautiful gastronomic adventure in Edmundston — one that’s as beautiful as the Picture Province itself. 


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