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.




Mabel Hill Farm Kitchen & Marketplace


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.


The Dam Smokehouse


Enjoy mouth-watering brisket, pulled pork or southern barbecue-style ribs at The Dam Smokehouse in Nipawin.



The Spot Restaurant and Lounge


The Spot Restaurant and Lounge, with locations in Nipawin and Tisdale, offers elevated comfort food with gluten-free options.


The Railway Ave. Pub

Hudson Bay

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.


Rawhides Bistro & Saloon


Stenen’s Rawhides Bistro & Saloon is a destination restaurant with an expansive menu and a relaxed down-home feeling.




Southern Roots Authentic Cajun & Creole Cuisine


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).



Olive Tree Restaurant & Black Top Diner

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.


Beaver Grill Express

North Battleford

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.



Terrace Dining Room


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.




Nokomis Craft Ales Nokomis

Homebound Brewery Inc. Warman

Armoury Brewing Company North Battleford

Wolf Willow Winery Outlook