Are you looking for poutine râpée in Greater Moncton? Look no further! Here are a few places you may want to check out:
- Sobeys stores in Greater Moncton sell poutines from Caissie Poutine Râpée on the weekends. They’re available in the deli section.
- If you’re in the Cocagne area, you can also buy directly from Caissie Poutine Râpée.
- The Dieppe Co-Op sells poutines from Poutines à Léa on the weekends. Go early! They often run out.
- Poutines from Caissie’s are available at the Mets Acadiens kiosk at the Dieppe Market every Saturday.
- From time to time, poutines are also available from vendors at the Moncton Market.
Restaurant L’Idylle in Dieppe sells a gourmet poutine that’s inspired by our Acadian poutine — it’s crunchy and filled with lamb confit instead gooey and filled with salt pork! Click here to read more. La Poutine à Maman in DIeppe sells poutine râpée and râpée. It’s located at 504 Champlain Street.
- Chez Mémére is located at 241 Lewisville Road in Moncton and is open Wednesday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tel. 384-4343 The restaurant sells poutine râpée, râpée and fricot.
La Poutine à Léa is a popular restaurant (that also supplies the Dieppe Co-Op – see above) located in Bouctouche at 88 Irving Blvd.
- There’s also Saint-Antoine Poutine Râpée located at 4584 Principale Street in Saint-Antoine. (Click here for their Facebook group.)
- Pizza Shack et La Poutine du Village at 10535 Principale Street in Saint-Louis-de-Kent has poutine râpée and râpée on the weekends and sometimes during the week. Call 876-2424 to confirm availability.
Most poutine-specific restaurants seem to be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, so it’s best to call first. Also, many sell fricot, meat pies and Acadian desserts.
And finally… did you know there’s an Official Acadian Poutine Râpée Facebook Group with more than 3,100 members? Yup! There is! I founded the group a few years ago and there’s always lots of discussion going on with local Acadians and our cousins from New England and elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.
Did I miss any? Let me know! And… which one is your favourite? Do any of the store-made or restaurant-made poutines hold a candle to your own? Click on the “comments” link above.
(This post was updated on Dec. 12, 2015)