Exploring Fredericton: Where to Eat

Isaac's Way smoked salmon eggs Benedict, a 30-second walk from the hotel. 

Isaac's Way smoked salmon eggs Benedict, a 30-second walk from the hotel. 

With dozens of restaurants, coffee shops and takeout joints within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, we figured we'd relieve you of choice paralysis with a few of our favourite spots to grab food downtown. 


The Happy Baker

675 King St.

Monday – Friday: 7 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 7 am - 2 pm

Conveniently located in the office building attached to the convention centre, the Happy Baker has fresh-baked pastries, muffins, sandwiches and soups if you’re short on time, or just looking to stay out of the cold.


The Abbey Café & Gallery

546 Queen St.

Monday – Friday: 9 am - 9 pm

Saturday: 11 am - 9 pm

Part café, part ciderhouse, part art gallery, the Abbey specializes in vegan and vegetarian offerings as well as locally-roasted coffee and a bar fully stocked with craft cider. Breakfast bagels, tofu kimchi wraps or just a soup and sandwich, you can find it here.


Tim Hortons

612 King St.

Daily: 5 am - 11 pm

Easy and reliable, the closest Tim’s is only a few steps away from the convention centre.



The Palate

462 Queen St.

Monday – Friday: 11 am- 3 pm

With a daily lunch feature for $8.50 and a great selection of sandwiches, salads and pizzas, this spot is in the heart of downtown and offers a nice atmosphere with big windows and art on the walls.


Isaac’s Way

649 Queen St.

Thursday – Friday: 11:30 am - 10 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm

Locally-sourced food, historic venue and next-door to the hotel. The menu is based around home cooking with a twist and has lunch fare starting at $12, including seafood chowder and a couple fresh spins on classic eggs Benedict for weekend brunch.



348 King St.

Thursday – Saturday: 11:30 am - 9 pm

‘The ultimate burger experience,’ Relish is all about gourmet burgers. We recommend the ‘LA is My Lady’ - topped with avocado, roasted red peppers, basil pesto and goat’s cheese.


Snooty Fox

66 Regent St.

Tuesday–Saturday: 11 am - 2 am

The Snooty Fox is a great pub with its own local Picaroon’s beer called the Fox Tail. Aside from a good drink selection they also have the classic pub fare, from fish & chips to burgers and shepherd’s pie.


Late Night

Jack’s Pizza

379 King St.

Thursday - Saturday: 11 am - 3 am

Big slices, poutine and donairs, Jack’s is a late-night staple in Fredericton and steps away from most pubs.


The Diplomat

253 Woodstock Rd.

Open 24/7

For late, late nights, ‘the Dip’ has you covered. 24-hour breakfast, Chinese, Canadian food and dessert. Sit-down or take-out.


Chez Riz

366 Queen St.

Monday – Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm

Saturday: 5 pm - 9 am

Located at the bottom of The Capital Complex in The Tannery, Chez Riz chicken shawarma’s have become a staple in Fredericton. You’ll thank us once you get to the spicy fries at the bottom of your bag.


Adam Travis