Driving and Dining in Central Saskatchewan
One of the joys of going on a road trip through rural places is stumbling on great restaurants. Saskatchewan’s east and west central areas are rich in these types of finds.
Located in a unique and inviting farm setting near Nipawin, Mabel Hill Farm Kitchen & Marketplace offers contemporary Canadian cuisine inspired by global fare and artisanal handmade and homegrown market goods.
Enjoy mouth-watering brisket, pulled pork or southern barbecue-style ribs at The Dam Smokehouse in Nipawin.
In Hudson Bay, The Railway Ave. Pub provides a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy signature cocktails, extensive wine and craft beer lists, and delicious pub grub.
Stenen’s Rawhides Bistro & Saloon is a destination restaurant with an expansive menu and a relaxed down-home feeling.
Experience the taste of authentic Louisiana cooking by Chef Karl Cantrelle Jr. at Southern Roots Authentic Cajun & Creole Cuisine in Dalmeny. The menu features shrimp jambalaya, po’ boy sandwiches with alligator, blackened catfish and hushpuppies and Cajun seafood boils (on occasion).
Blaine Lake (Open Apr through Nov)
Combining ’50s-style diner décor with authentic Greek Mediterranean cuisine makes for an interesting stop along Highway 12 at Olive Tree Restaurant & Black Top Diner, near Blaine Lake.
Take in a curling game while enjoying delicious Asian and Canadian food at Beaver Grill Express. North Battleford’s top-rated Asian restaurant is located on the second floor of the Northland Power Curling Centre.
Set in a character building that was previously used as army barracks, church, toy factory, antique store and town hall, Terrace Dining Room in Broderick specializes in comfort-food classics with a gourmet twist.
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