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Restaurants in Cape Breton Island

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Cape Breton Island restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Cape Breton Island restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Cape Breton Island to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Cape Breton Island restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Cape Breton Island.

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  • Chanterelle Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Chef-owner Earlene Busch will whip up a four-course meal, including a surprisingly good dessert of cheesecake with chanterelle sauce. More
  • Red Shoe Pub

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Siblings Heather, Raylene, and Cookie Rankin, of the well-known Celtic singing trio the Rankin Sisters, recently renovated Mabou's Red Shoe Pub. Th... More
  • Rusty Anchor

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar

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