Fall Hours: Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday & Sundays 10am to 5pm
The Herring Choker is conveniently located 13 km west of Baddeck on the Trans-Canada Highway. It’s the perfect stop on your way to or from the Cabot Trail and Newfoundland Ferry terminal. Situated on the shores of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, enjoy our patio and bright cafe overlooking the lake – or take your order to go!
The Herring Choker Cafe offers a great food and beverage menu. We serve Just Us fair trade organic coffee, cappucino & lattes and offer an assortment of herbal teas and cold drinks. Our sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads and baked goods are all made fresh daily in-house for you to enjoy. We have ample seating in our dining area and outdoor patio and are very family friendly. We are proud to carry great local products in the cafe, including local food, music, art, skincare products, and more. Free wi-fi is available! Eat-in or take it to go.
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The Herring Choker Deli is stocked with a fine selection of local and imported cheese and deli meats, including smoked salmon, mackerel, roast beef and smoked beef.
Looking for delicious food for your next function? Please contact us to inquire about our catering service. We cater meetings, family gatherings, social functions and more. Delicious food delivered to you!
There is always something delightful coming out of the bakery at the Herring Choker! Our fresh bread is a must. We regularly bake white, multi-grain, oatmeal, rye, raisin bread and Big Spruce beer bread. Scones and biscuits are another favourite, coming in a satisfying range of flavours such as cheddar and chive, maple pecan and apple cinnamon. For that sweet tooth, you will be delighted by our changing variety of cookies, bars, cupcakes, and cakes that will surely satisfy your craving! We bake gluten-free and vegan options too.