Bon Temps encompasses the longest continuously settled Acadian French community in North America, and is also home to the world’s highest quality hard-shelled lobster. A variety of food-related experiences await the foodie tourist, from marsh walks to harvest sea beans to wild food forays in the pristine Acadian forest.
Bon Temps is home to the Trout Point Lodge, with its Nova Scotia Seafood Cooking School, as well as the award-winning Ruisseau oyster from Eel Lake Oyster Farm. Restaurants of the region also include the Dennis Point Cafe in Pubnico, the traditional fare of the Red Cap Motel, and Ye Olde Argyler Lodge.
Each week in season, there’s also the Farmer’s & Artisanal Market in Tusket!
Bon Temps is located in the Municipality of the District of Argyle, Nova Scotia, home to the Pubnicos, Tusket, Wedgeport, and other Acadian communities. Pubnico was first settled in the mid 17th century.