A small city on Northwest BC’s Pacific Coast, Prince Rupert is surrounded by incredible and vast stretches of seemingly limitless wilderness and wildlife. A popular stop for various Alaskan cruises and the end terminal for the Inside Passage BC Ferries route, Prince Rupert has over 50 restaurants, many of them locally owned!
After a day spent exploring the town or the surrounding area, it’s nice to know you’re coming back to so many good options. Of course, sometimes having so many options muddies,rather than clarifies, the water of decision. Because of this, we’ve decided to offer you this very short list of the present, top 5 contenders for best places to eat in Prince Rupert.
Dolly’s Fish Market – menu
Dolly’s Fish Market specializes in fresh fish – and we mean FRESH. Open for lunch, dinner, and takeout, families with children, those looking for some local cuisine, and folks dining on a budget will love Dolly’s – but so will anyone else! Dolly’s Fish Market is consistently ranked #1 in Prince Rupert.
Cow Bay Cafe
With a focus on local seafood and casual Italian cuisine, Cow Bay Cafe is great for diners of all types and offers plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options as well as a fine selection of international wines and craft beers. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and takeout.
The Fresh Onion Cafe
Serving breakfast and lunch, The Fresh Onion Cafe features delicious diner food with an Indian flair that’s to die for – don’t miss an opportunity to try their out-of-this-world butter chicken!
Opa Sushi – menu
Combining traditional Japanese sushi with Northwest coast influences and serving fresh, wild and local seafood, Opa Sushi continually comes out as one of the top rated restaurants in Prince Rupert – and what a view! Lunch and dinner.
Breakers Pub – menu
Serving lunch, dinner, and late night fare with lots of local ingredients, Breakers Pub has been a landmark on Prince Rupert’s waterfront for over 23 years. Situated over the water in Cow Bay, diners have an opportunity to enjoy the view as well as their meal.
Great – But where to stay in Prince Rupert?
No matter where you eat in Prince Rupert, your lodging decision should be a snap. Hotels and motels can’t compare to the kind of service you receive in one of our locally owned and operated, bed and breakfast inns. You’ll thank me and, more importantly, you’ll thank yourself!