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Brandon's dining scene has serious momentum, and visitors could plan an entire itinerary around which local restaurant to nosh at next. We can't list all the foodie joints in Manitoba's second-largest city but here are a few standouts offering creative menus, homegrown food and great ambiance.

1. Chez Angela

A gem in the Brandon community is Chez Angela. This bakeshop makes drool-inducing pastries, hand-tossed pizza and scrumptious breakfast sandwiches. it also operates under the goal of using as many local ingredients as possible. The fresh-milled flour, dairy, honey, produce and sausage used in their foods are all from Manitoba producers!

2. Lady of the Lake

Part café and part boutique shop, Lady of the Lake is a must visit when stopping in Manitoba's second largest city. In the restaurant you'll find fresh and healthy meal options like quiche, salads, soups and sandwiches – all made from scratch. After a delicious meal browse the 5,000 square foot shop filled with everything from vintage furniture to locally made soaps and ceramics.

3. The Dock on Princess

For a casual pub-like atmosphere head to The Dock on Princess. This is another restaurant that features regional ingredients in many of its dishes. This is a great stop if you're looking for a burger and a local brew. And don't miss out on their unique coconut onion rings!

4. Sabor Latino

On the edge of Brandon's Downtown is Sabor Latino. Here you'll find handmade Colombian, Mexican and El Salvadorian dishes including tacos, baledas, pupusas and empanadas. End the meal with a decadent homemade tres leches cake.

5. Komfort Kitchen

The name says it all! Komfort Kitchen serves comfort food like poutine, breakfast until 2 p.m. and a wide selection of burgers and sandwiches. Right now they're also offering a variety of to-go meals in their "supper solutions freezer" for anyone who wants to eat at home without the hassle of cooking from scratch.

6. Blue Hills Bakery and Deli

Open since 2006, this bakery serves up delicious handmade breads, pastries and desserts while also offering breakfast and lunch specials. Pop in for eggs benedict in the morning, a sandwich and soup for lunch or take a fresh made pie home for after dinner at home. Check out their Facebook page for daily specials.

7. Chilli Chutney 

Two bowls of food from Chilli Chutney Restaurant in BrandonPhoto via Chilli Chutney

Chow down on delicious Indian cuisine at Chilli Chutney. Find vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly options in a friendly atmosphere at this restaurant. Make sure to finish the meal with an assortment of Indian desserts like gulab jamun and jalebi.

8. Dragonfly Delights Tea Room

A lovely assortment of sweet and savoury dainties and treats is what you'll get from Dragonfly Delights Tea Room. Though the dining room is currently not open, Dragonfly Delights is offering a curbside pick-up afternoon tea. The next event is November 7, 2020. 

9. Benny's Restaurant

Benny's Restaurant is the ideal place for a special night out in Brandon. This restaurant prides themselves on providing exceptional service and food to its guests. Indulge in bacon wrapped scallops, rib eye steak, classic carbonara pasta or a very special slow roasted prime rib of beef only available on Fridays and Saturdays. 

10. Crow’s General Store

Don't come looking for a meal at Crow's General Store but definitely stop by if you're looking for ice cream, hot drinks and endless photo ops. Grab a coffee or hot chocolate from the vintage ice cream parlour inside then explore the grounds around the building while taking in the numerous vintage tin signs, old gas pumps and wooden structures. You won't want to miss this hidden gem in eastern Brandon. 

For a more great places to eat at in Brandon check out Brandon Tourism's website.