Village Québécois d’Antan | Tasty Food Offer

Whether you want to bring your own lunch or eat a delicious meal bought on site, we have thought of everything so that you can have a bite and relax, just like in the old days! Food stations and picnic areas are at your disposal.

Those who wish to live a gourmet experience will not be disappointed as our varied and balanced menus include hot meals, cold meals, healthy snacks, and delicious vegetarian options prepared with the best local products! Doughnuts, candies, pastries, and traditional breads are also available for purchase and are a must-try during your visit. Consult the complete tasty food offer below to find out where to buy and taste our specialties, and then take a look at the village map to figure out how to get there.

The Souvenir Shop

Open: summer

The souvenir shop offers a selection of candies to satisfy your sweet tooth, history books, and other souvenirs to bring back home!

The General Store

Open: summer, fall, winter

A true children’s paradise, the general store features a giant candy bar in a typical old-time French Canadian setting. Get a taste of the classic candies and sweets of your childhood!

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Ice Cream Shop

Open: summer, fall, winter

Both children and adults will love the ice cream shop’s wide selection of frozen treats. Choose your favorite—a soft serve, a tasty snack, or a slushy—and enjoy it on the terrace of the belvedere, a picnic area just a few steps away from the ice cream shop.

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Doughnut Shop

Open: year round

The doughnut shop is the place to go for a sweet treat! Enjoy authentic traditional doughnuts made the old-fashioned way. All our little delicacies are baked on site!

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Cheese Factory

Open: summer

The village’s cheese factory sells delicious bags of cheese curds that will satisfy your savory cravings. Although the equipment is not in use, those who are interested can have the production method of this Quebec classic explained to them!

The Bakery

Open: summer and winter

Follow the delicious smell of freshly baked bread to the village bakery and have your pick of our baker’s delicious traditional pastries and loaves. Cookies, breads, turnovers, and cinnamon rolls await! Eat them on the spot or take them home for a tasty breakfast!

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Desjardins House

Open: winter

For delicious potato candies, you have to visit the Desjardins house! Discover how these traditional sweets were made!

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Farmhouse

Open: during the race of the little monsters only

This doughnut and doughnut hole point of sale is perfect to spoil your children after the Little Monsters’ Race!

Le Relais

Open: year round

With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Relais d’Antan is the perfect place to enjoy a good meal! You can choose from a fast food-style menu or a traditional menu inspired by local products and specialties—something to please young and old alike!

Seasonal menu (winter)

The Old Sugar Shack

Open: Spring only

Warm yourself up with a delicious steaming maple syrup “réduit”! Nobody can resist this classic of the sugar season!

The Belvedere: Picnic area and happy hour terrace

Open: spring and summer

The belvedere is a beautiful picnic area available to those who wish to eat the tasty food purchased in the village and the lunches brought from home—but that’s not all! During the summer, it becomes a terrace restaurant from 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. It’s the perfect place to have a drink, eat delicious food, and enjoy live music in an enchanting setting near the Saint-François River.

The Village’s Gossip House

Open: fall and winter

Visit the village’s gossip house to eat a little snack! Depending on the season, you can even taste her mulled wine recipe!

Seasonal menu (winter)

Sanitary measures

Please note that the Village Québécois d’Antan complies with the sanitary measures in force to ensure the safety of its visitors and employees.