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Places to Eat

First Stop: Digby

Two hundred and thirty five kilometres from Halifax, one hundred kilometres from Yarmouth, is the small town of Digby, a worthwhile stop along the Evangeline Trail. Check out the waterfront street and its array of shops and restaurants.

A Must-Try: World Famous Digby Scallops

Looking for succulent scallops? Digby is home to the world's largest inshore scallop fleet along the eastern seaboard.
Digby overlooks both the Annapolis Basin and Digby Gut. Memorial Look-Off on Water Street in downtown Digby, affords a good view of the scallop fleet and marina area.

Area restaurants certainly believe in the claim Scallop Capital. Good scallop dishes are included on many menus- pan fried scallops, scallop sandwiches, scallop chowder. Other local specialties include fresh Lobster, dulce, Grundy and Digby Chicks, just to name a few!.

Enjoy the Admiral's Walk on the waterfront.

Digby holds the Scallop Days Festival in early August each year, and offers a variety of activities for all ages, including scallop shucking contests an a parade.

Digby Chicks is a name used for smoked herring in Digby, Nova Scotia, because they once replaced chicken for Christmas dinner for impoverished early settlers.

Go to Fundy Coastlines and Cultures: Restaurants for a listing of places to eat.