Sherbrooke in Quebéc has been attracting food lovers from everywhere since the city acquired the status of gourmet capital of the Eastern Townships. We’ve picked the 10 best restaurants to get a taste of what this city has to offer, from French and Italian food to Asian and All-American.
Antidote FoodLab is a smartly decorated restaurant located in downtown Sherbrooke in a historic building that used to be a textile mill. Offering a wide range of tasty dishes, this excellent restaurant combines ingredients in an innovative and unique way to the delight of food lovers’ tastebuds. The service is impeccable, waiters are attentive and dishes come accompanied with an insightful explanation of tastes and ingredients.
For an unforgettable dining experience with unparalleled cuisine in the small Canadian city of Sherbrooke, Restaurant Lo Re is the place to go. In a beautiful setting, attentive waiters serve the tastiest French dishes to be found in the area. They have an excellent wine list, but nothing beats the snails they offer as a starter or the bison they have as an entree. Desserts are also worth exploring.
Siboire Depot is both a casual restaurant and a micro brewery located in a converted railway station. With eclectic décor featuring vaulted ceilings, young and hip beer lovers will find their little piece of heaven. The food menu might not be as extensive as in other places but it has more than enough pub food to satisfy customers, including vegetarians. Fish and chips are always a great option when accompanied with one of the good beers from their outstanding beer selection.
For a romantic dinner or a business meeting, La Table du Chef offers the perfect tranquil environment for one of the best French fine dining experiences in a Sherbrooke high-end restaurant. In the comfort of a historic house, the restaurant offers an incredible selection of wines, and their steak tartar is top-notch. The service is also impeccable. The restaurant stands on the pricey side; however, you truly get what you pay for if not more.
For the best of what Belgian cuisine has to offer, especially its tasty mussels accompanied with fries, Le Chou de Bruxelles is the name to remember. It is one of Sherbrooke’s most popular restaurants. And even better, they allow you to bring your own wine. The excellent service, atmosphere and food makes this a popular local joint, with plenty of repeat custom.
Sballo offers the best of Italian cuisine in an elegant and classy atmosphere. The French classic menu offers fresh produce throughout, and all the dishes are beautifully presented. Guests are also allowed to bring their own wine and the owner is often present to greet them.
For an excellent fine dining experience in Sherbrooke inspired by French and international cuisines, l’Entr’Amis is a top destination. The restaurant offers one to seven course meals and guests can bring their own wine or beer. Designed in a simple and minimalist style, this restaurant has impeccable service with fast and polite waiters.
Bistro Kapzak is a Polish/Quebec fusion restaurant for those looking for Eastern European food with a local touch. Guests will find delicious dishes with duck, fish, veal and choucroute on the interesting menu. The traditional perogies (dumplings) and borscht (beet soup) are must tries. The décor and ambiance are excellent and the food is both tasty and reasonably priced.
At Restaurant Auguste, all ingredients are locally sourced and of the highest quality, and the French and European-style food is delicious and healthy. The kitchen is open, allowing guests to see the cooks at work. On sunny days, guests can also eat outside sitting at the terrace area.