Chez DesLauriers restaurant opens its doors every summer to serve authentic Acadian lunches.
The charming tearoom, originally a heritage home built in the 1800s, is located near Pomquet beach at the top of a hill overlooking St. George’s Bay.
The establishment is run by the Pomquet development society volunteers who gather every Friday to prepare traditional Acadian meals.
Mary Ann, Jean and Joan preparing fish cakes
The menu features various Acadian favorite dishes including fish cakes, pâté and fricot, to name a few. And most of the meals are gluten-free!
Melt-in-your-mouth traditional Acadian fish cakes
Chicken, turkey and pork pâté (meat pie) with cranberry sauce
Fricôt, an Acadian staple, is chicken stew with potatoes and dumplings
Delicious seafood chowder
Every meal includes coffee or tea and a dessert too!
Ginger cake with lemon sauce
Strawberry shortcake made with fresh local strawberries
Caramel pudding topped with fresh whipped cream
Chez DesLauriers also hosts lobster roll dinners in the Fall.
Click here for the complete menu. If you’re pressed for time, you can always purchase your meal on site and take it to go, within minutes.
However, I highly recommend sticking around and experiencing more than just the food, as there are other fun things to do:
♦ Discover the hiking trails
There are many beautiful coastal and inland hiking trails to enjoy – the views are breathtaking!
♦ Visit the Interpretive Centre
The local Interpretive Center offers captivating cultural and historical pieces.
A hand-held turnip seeder
♦ Check out le petit marché
The petit marché, small market, has merchandise and souvenirs for purchase.
♦ Home-made treats
Before heading out, buy a few home-made baked goods from Mrs. Patsy Doiron of Nanny’s Country Cooking
So be sure to drop in Chez DesLauriers this summer!
This is the perfect place to be on a hot sunny day. Delectable food, relaxing atmosphere and wonderful hosts.
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