Quebec’s classic dish of chips, cheese and gravy has become a global phenomenon. Here’s where to find it in Oshawa.
P.B’s Fish and Chips – This nondescript mom and pop shop has been in business at Rossland Square plaza since 1980, but their poutine is a cult favourite. Choose from regular, spicy Cajun, Thai, or pineapple curry in four sizes, including the gut-busting extra-large for $12.50. Delivery available. Rossland and Wilson.
Rachel’s Chips & Cones – Do fries made in a truck taste better? The legion of fans that love Rachel’s Chips & Cones think they do. Open during spring, summer and fall, Rachel’s Chips & Cones is a food truck that specializes in poutine. And if you need something sweet to chase the fries, curds and gravy, they also serve, you guessed it, ice cream. 1188 Simcoe Street South.
Lakeview Burger – South Oshawa’s Lakeview Burger has taken the fries and gravy combo to a whole new level, offering a wide selection of premium poutines, including mac and cheese, donair, and “pring”, which is poutine made with rings. Because really, why the heck not. For an extra $2.99, diners can have their orders wrapped and deep fried. DEEP FRIED, people! And all the toppings, like onions, lettuce, tomatoes, and sauce, are free. Delivery available, order online. 1076 Cedar Street.
Bang Bang Burrito – This North Oshawa hotspot offers a unique poutine with Mexican twist: Loaded up with toppings, and wrapped in a burrito. We’re pretty sure this is the only poutine joint in town that offers poutine in a burrito, so head over and try it for yourself! 1812 Simcoe Street North.
McCoy Burger Co – This one’s for our Durham College/UOIT students craving classic poutine. For $4.99, diners can indulge in the trinity of fries, curds and gravy, all Canadian sourced and fried using trans-fat free oil, and a conveniently short walk from campus. 2069 Simcoe Street North.
Buster Rhinos Southern BBQ – Of course the BBQ king of Oshawa has created a signature poutine! For an extra $5, Buster Rhinos gives the beloved Quebec chip dish a southern twist by adding pulled pork, beef brisket or smoked chicken. 28 King Street East.
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