You Gotta Eat Here: 5 Must Try Restaurants in Sault Ste. Marie

These restaurants are a must when visiting the Soo

Algoma’s largest city, Sault Ste. Marie is known for its excellent Italian cuisine and plentiful pizza parlours. But it's also host to a wide variety of eateries that offer different types of cuisine from all over the world. Here you'll discover lots of restaurants and cafes whose chefs create delicious meals made with fresh ingredients and staff that welcome you with warm Northern hospitality.

Below are just a few restaurants that you gotta eat at in Sault Ste. Marie on your next stay in the city.

1. Low & Slow Smoked Fusion BBQ

*Featured on You Gotta Eat Here!

Half Rack of Ribs, Slaw, Cheese Mac. (Photo credit: Algoma Country)

If you love smoky BBQ ribs, pulled chicken or pork, or succulent brisket, you gotta eat here! The menu is pure Southern cooking from hearty mac, cornbread, jerk chicken and tasty desserts. Low & Slow is a menu that has something for anyone that loves BBQ.
What to Know: Fully Licensed, Open for In-Door Dining and Take-out, Summer Patio 

2. Ernie’s Coffee Shop

*Featured on You Gotta Eat Here!

In operation for over 40 years in the city, Ernie’s Coffee Shop is one of the city's beloved downtown coffee shops. The menu offers foods that are farm-to-table fresh ingredients that are locally sourced from area farms. Baked goods like bread and bagels are made in-house, as well as condiments like pickles and sauces.
What to Know: Fixed item menus like Ernie Burger and Steak & Fries are available, enjoy wood-fired BBQ too

3. The Breakfast Pig Badass Eatery

*Voted Best Breakfast by the Readers of Lake Superior Magazine on the Best of the Lake

Bacon Cheddar French Toast. (Photo credit: Algoma Country)

Going out for a hearty breakfast with friends is a favourite thing to do in the Sault, and you won’t find a heartier breakfast than at the Pig! Open for breakfast and lunch daily, The Breakfast Pig serves up traditional favourites, but that’s not its claim to fame. It’s the twists that will get you in the door: breakfast poutines, bacon cheddar waffles, and seasonal twists (think candy cane, pumpkin spice, etc.) on pancakes, waffles, crepes and eggs benedict.
What to Know: follow the Breakfast Pig on Facebook for new monthly features

4. Embers On the Ridge

Smoked Duck Sliders. (Photo credit: Embers Grill & Smokehouse Facebook)

What you’ll love about this restaurant is that everything is made from scratch, even the ketchup, and the chef uses fresh ingredients from local area farms. Some of our favourite items from the menu include the Duck Salad, Dry Aged Ribeye, or Findlay Fungus Mushroom Rigatoni.
What to Know: Fully licensed, Signature Drinks, Summer Patio overlooking the golf course

5. World Wide Cuisine

You’ll find a wide variety of restaurants that serve fresh Southeast Asian and Asian cuisine, Syrian, and Caribbean cuisine in Sault Ste. Marie. Each restaurant has its own unique style with a wide variety of items to choose from for indoor dining, take-out and delivery.

Shogun Sushi
Japanese Cuisine
305 Great Northern Road
PH: (705) 253-8688

Lychee Thai
Thai Cuisine
PH: (705) 450-1688

Hong Kong Restaurant
Chinese Cuisine
241 Trunk Road
PH: (705) 949-2313

Golden Dragon Restaurant
Chinese Cuisine
264 Great Northern Road PH: (705) 949-3276

Hard Wok Café
Chinese Cuisine
303 Cathcart Street
PH: (705) 254-2871

Sun Kwong
Chinese Cuisine
368 Queen Street East
PH: (705) 253-1578

The Taj Indian Cuisine
Indian Cuisine
420 Great Northern Road
PH: (705) 253-4444

Tandoori Garden
Indian Cuisine
663 Queen Street East
PH: (705) 450-2280

Mom's Kitchen Indian Restaurant
Indian Cuisine
*Take-out and Delivery
PH: (249) 525-6538

Indian Palate
Indian Cuisine
410 Pim Street
PH: (705) 214-9696

Georgie's Shawarma
Syrian Cuisine
75 Elgin Street
PH: (705) 575-1223

Peace Restaurant
Asian-inspired dishes
250 Queen Street East
PH: (705) 450-0077

Lil's Asian Cuisine
Asian Cuisine
112 March Street
(705) 253-6111

Woking Chopstix
Chinese Cuisine
293 Bay Street, Station Mall
(705) 949-7214

Sunset Noodle House
Vietnamese Cuisine
133 Spring Street
(705) 882-2231

Caribbean Jerk Fusion
Authentic Caribbean dishes and flavours
476 Queen Street
(705) 542-5543

About Algoma Staff Writer

Algoma Country is a spectacular 4-season vacation destination for outdoor and urban adventures. The region borders Lake Superior and Lake Huron and is rich in old-growth forests, and countless waterways.

Related Articles

Bringing Home Fish

Understanding Ontario Fishing Regulations

Old Woman Bay

A Must Stop on Lake Superior

Lake Superior

10 Facts You Might Not Have Known About Lake Superior

10 Secluded Beaches

These Beautiful Sandy Beaches are a Must This Summer

Minnows, Leeches, Nightcrawlers

Which Bait is Best for Walleye

Pike & Dead Bait

How to Effectively Use Dead Bait

The Wawa Goose

12 fun facts about the famous icon on Ontario's Hwy 17

The Butter Tart

Oh, Butter Tart, We Stand on Guard for Thee

Pike and Muskie Leaders

When to Use Them and What Types To Use

Facts About Lake Huron

10 Things We Bet You Didn't Know

Pike and Spoons

Fishing Techniques and Advice

Fresh Fish Fries

Fish'n Chips, All You Can Eat & Specials in Algoma

Pukaskwa National Park

A Must-Visit for Paddling & Hiking

Summer Walleye Fishing

Using Bottom Bouncer & Spinner Rigs

Winnie-the-Pooh's Ontario origins

Learn the Secret History About the World's Most Beloved Bear

Attractor Trolling for Lake Trout

Tips & Tricks You Need to Learn

Ice Cream in Algoma

Ice Cream Stops On Your Road Trip

Agawa Fish and Chips Stand

A Popular Hwy 17 North Must Visit Fish and Chip Stand

Food Trucks & Chip Stands in Algoma

Burgers, Fish & Chips and Twists on Favourites

Drop Shot Walleye

Learn This Effective Fishing Technique