Alright, guys, it's time. It's finally time. Time for what, I hear you ask? Time for the sugar shacks to open their doors, tap their trees, and serve up some seriously delicious, traditional food.
It might be a bit overwhelming to decide which cabane a sucre to get yourself to, I know. There are tons to pick from, and each and every one is amazing in its own way. But if you're having a hard time settling on one, there are a handful that stick out from the rest. Don't know what I'm talking about? Well, don't worry, friends. You will. Read on for Best "Cabanes À Sucre" Close To Montreal 2016.
1. Cabane À Sucre Au Pied De Cochon
Alright, friends. If you're at all interested in food and/or sugar shacks, then the chances are very high that you know about Cabane A Sucre Au Pied De Cochon. Created by the geniuses behind Montreal's Au Pied De Cochon restaurant, this place is pretty much every foodie's springtime goal. Cabane A Sucre Au Pied Du Cochon is super popular, though, so if you want to taste one of their gastronomic delights (foie gras cake, anyone?) then you're going to have to book a spot months in advance.
2. Cabane À Sucre Constantin
If you've ever been to Constantin, then you know that this place is hugely popular. And you also know why. This awesome sugar shack not only features delicious food, amazing maple syrup and maple syrup products, and a bunch of activities - but there's also a petting zoo/"mini farm". Which sounds like a pretty amazing time to me, friends. A pretty amazing time, indeed.
3. Cabane À Sucre Labranche
Beautiful scenery? Check. Mindblowing food? Check. Fresh, high-quality maple syrup? Check. Labranche pretty much hits the nail on the head when it comes to amazing sugar shacks in Quebec - and those of us who have been to Labranche know that it's not just another day out at the sugar shack. It's an experience, friends, and one that you'll want to repeat at all possible opportunities.
4. Cabane À Sucre Handfield
Vegetarian friends, rejoice. Handfield is a sugar shack in Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu that not only serves up delicious food and maple syrup in a beautiful setting, but also happens to offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free menu options. So no matter what, everyone can be included in the cabane à sucre festivities.
5. Érablière Charbonneau
Real talk, this place is awesome. The food is exactly as it should be: fresh, extremely tasty, and with just the right amount of sweet and salty. Other than the awesome food, Charbonneau offers an unparalleled welcoming, friendly, casual atmosphere, super fair prices, and a beautiful scenery for you to explore. Sounds like a winner? You know it does.
6. Cabane À Sucre Chez Dany
Be careful when coming here, friends, because this sugar shack might just blow you away. The food here is spectacular: Traditional dishes are served up fresh and delicious (especially their tourtière, which is among the most delicious I've tried in my life), and smothered in their mouthwatering fresh maple syrup. New fave sugar shack? Found.
7. Cabane À Sucre D'Amours
Okay, let's put aside the delicious food at this cabane a sucre for two seconds. Let's just leave aside their creamy and delicious sugar pie, their sweet, tender jambon a l'erable, and their crispy, yummy oreilles de crisse - because while the food here is amazing, the activities here? OMG. So. Much. Fun. At this spot, you can enjoy a "mini farm", a labyrinth, and hiking trails, just to name a few; meaning that not only will your cabane a sucre experience be delicious, but it'll be super fun, too.
8. Sucrerie De La Montagne
If you're looking for a casual and fun spot where you can grab some seriously delicious, traditional cabane a sucre food, then look no further. The food at Sucrerie De La Montagne is honestly amazing, featuring high quality ingredients and delicious flavours served in a welcoming, friendly, and awesome atmosphere. Oh, and the best part? Their sugar shack is opened all year, so you can enjoy this awesome place whenever you want.
9. Érablière À La Feuille D’Érable
If you're searching for an awesome cabane a sucre to go to for an outing, an adventure, a date, or just like that, then stop searching. You've found your place. Érablière À La Feuille D’Érable offers a beautiful, cozy, authentic setting, gorgeous scenery, and some seriously fresh and scrumptious traditional dishes (which, of course, feature their delicious maple syrup). Found your new favourite spot? You know you did.
10. Chalet Du Ruisseau
Alright, first of all, shoutout to Chalet Du Ruisseau for offering some of the most fair prices out there - especially for the feast of pure, sweet awesome that awaits you when you decide to grab lunch or dinner at this sugar shack. Seriously, friends, the food here is legitimately delicious. The fact that Chalet Du Ruisseau has been in the cabane a sucre game for about 35 years might have something to do with it: They know what they're doing, and it definitely shows.