Patios overlooking the river, seafood fresh from the boat to your fork and that famous Maritime hospitality, what more could you want from a summer escape? If you are someone looking to indulge in delicious flavours, try new dishes or get that perfect insta-worthy shot of your dinner, we’re here to help with our Miramichi Summer Bucket List for Foodies! [Printable Version: English / Version française]
Try the Farm to Table Feature at 1809 Restaurant
All proteins in this locally sourced section have been raised or harvested right here in New Brunswick, specifically Northumberland & Kent Counties.
Freshly Shucked Oysters at VERA
Located on historic Ritchie Wharf, the VERA patio offers a beautiful view of the Miramichi river and features locally sourced oysters and NB Craft Beer.
Awww shucks… we are all out of the Lucky Lime oysters from Raspberry Point PEI! Our next maritime selection are these beautiful Maison Beausoleil oysters from Neguac NB… come on in and enjoy them with a glass of bubbly, cheers! 🥂 . . . #verakitchenandbar #localoysters #maritimeoysters #maisonbeausoleiloysters #ritchiewharf #miramichi #newbrunswick
Fresh from the Wharf Lobster
What is a trip to the maritimes without experiencing our delicious seafood? Grab your lobster from the Escuminac or Tabusintac wharf. Looking for great places to stay in the area? For those camping, try Escuminac Beach & Family Park (if you’re more of a turf person than surf person, join them for their annual pig roast on July 28!); for roofed accommodations, you’ll love Tabusintac Chalets! As an added bonus, both overlook the water!
Try Haggis at The Scottish Festival
Have your kilt ready, this year’s Scottish festival will be held from August 24-26; the perfect chance to try haggis!
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A Tour and Tasting at Richibucto River Wine Estate
Visiting Kouchibouguac National Park and looking for a short day adventure? Visit the Hudson family at Richibucto River Wine Estate for a tour and try their award winning wines.
Sample Traditional Acadian food on 15 août
You’ve had poutine but have you tried poutine râpée? How about chicken fricot? Join us in Miramichi on 15 août to enjoy these delicious Acadian meals, song, dance and even a tintamarre.
Savour Seafood Chowder at Capers’
Clams, haddock, shrimp and potatoes in a white wine spiked cream broth will delight your taste buds. Best enjoyed on Capers’ expansive outdoor patio seating.
Ookdotaan at Metepenagiag Heritage Park
Your personal, guided tour of the 3,000-year-old Aboriginal community and Heritage Park begins with the heavenly aromas of the cooking fire and traditional food followed by a visit to the Interpretation Centre to learn more about the lives of the people who called this land ‘home.’ Gather fresh ingredients for the tea that will be served with food prepared in an outdoor cooking shelter. Sit down to listen to stories of Metepenagiag before sampling seasonal fish or summer game with wild rice, traditional bread and fragrant cedar tea. Don’t forget to linger around the campfire to hear more stories about this ancient way of life.
A Historical Picnic on Beaubears Island
Following a short ferry across the Miramichi river, former island proprietor, Peter Mitchell guide you through Beaubears Island and its many characters. Then, enjoy a picnic lunch with locally sourced food on the island. *Seven days notice is required
Learn About Oyster Production at La Maison Beausoleil
World renowned for their oysters, La Maison Beausoleil offers tours of their site, teaching visitors about their unique production methods.
Try Jamaican Jerk Chicken at Jane St. Grill
Every Wednesday night, you can have a taste of the Caribbean while overlooking the Miramichi with this signature Jamaican dish. For the brave, you can try traditional spicy, or for the faint of taste-buds, Miramichi mild is also offered! For the true tropic experience, pair with a rum punch or sangria on the patio!
Don’t forget to share your summer bucket list adventures using #DiscoverMiramichi and stay tuned for more of our Miramichi Summer Bucket Lists!