Fredericton may not be a foodie destination, but there are some local gems that will make any visitor want to come back for seconds. For a sophisticated or a casual lunch, we’ve got you covered with our top dining picks.
The Cabin Restaurant
A visit to the Maritimes is incomplete without a taste of their famous lobster, and the best in Fredericton can be found at The Cabin Restaurant. Don’t let the unassuming diner vibe fool you, this is the place to get a classic lobster roll. Plus, everything is made in-house, including the delicious milkshakes and pie.
The Maverick Room
Looking for a special evening out in Fredericton? Located in the city’s most historic hotel, the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook, lies The Maverick Room. This longtime local favourite boasts an elegant dining room and an equally refined menu. Focusing on local ingredients, The Maverick Room offers a premier taste of New Brunswick’s culinary assets.
540 Kitchen & Bar
Both casual and modern, 540 Kitchen & Bar serves up captivating dishes featuring local flavours and seasonal ingredients. The bar has a similar approach, with 10 draughts on tap cycling through the best brews in the Maritimes, from small craft breweries to regional favourites.
Embracing the history of their beautifully restored heritage property, Vault 29 offers a classic 1920s-inspired speakeasy vibe. The menu features traditional bar and grill fare with a contemporary twist, along with an impressive drinks selection. A lively spot, this place is perfect for a work lunch or a date night.
The Blue Door
The Blue Door is a Fredericton favourite for its globally inspired menu. Maintaining partnerships with local farmers and suppliers, The Blue Door is the only restaurant in New Brunswick to partner with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise seafood sustainability program. The food is not only ethically sourced, but innovative and delicious to boot.