Comfort Inn & Suites
500 Boulevard du Capitaine
Shawinigan, QC G9P 5J6
Phone: (819) 536-2000
Fax: (819) 536-2010
Bars & Cafes
Located on boulevard des Forges, Marche du Boisé is a thrill for beer-lovers with no less than 350 types of beers including imported ones from a number of micro-breweries. Owners Diane and Jeannot take a significant amount of efforts to source their beer and build a healthy list that has something for everyone. A fine selection of cheeses is also available as accompaniments to your favorite brews. In addition to this, if there's something specific you're looking for, but cannot find, you can simply talk to the ever helpful owners who'll do their best to get it for you. Such dedication towards patrons ensures they never leave disappointed and keeps them coming back.
Maman Fournier's original location in Cap-De-La-Madeleine is where the restaurant first started its journey into the hearts of Trois-Rivières's foodies. Today, the restaurant is well-known for its superb cooking and refined ambiance. Smaller in size compared to its second location in the city, the restaurant still has a capacity of no less than 200, which itself is large enough to accommodate a number of groups. The refined interiors give the place, an air of elegance and makes it a great choice for casual meals and business dinners alike. Looking for a slightly casual setting, head straight for the outdoor patio; you won't be disappointed. The menu has a fantastic selection of global specialties, so there's something for everyone here. The extensive selection of wines will complement to your food quite well. The drink list is varied with a great selection in beers and wines. Cocktails are popular and should be tried. A fantastic option for a relaxing family meal.
The Tim Hortons location on boulevard Des Forges is abuzz at all times with people dropping in for the fantastic breakfast options in the morning to others out for coffee and light meals. Whatever the reason, the popular chain of cafes does not disappoint, whether it's their superb selection of coffee or for their satisfying food options. The coffee menu is a delight with extensive choices in hot coffees as well as chilled brews. Apart from coffee itself, there's a choice of teas, chocolate beverages and other chilled drinks. The very popular food menu comprises everything from baked goodies and light bites to sandwiches, paninis and even lunch options. The selection of healthy bites and meals is an added advantage. There's wireless internet within the cafe, so you can catch up on the latest happenings, as well as a drive through service for those in a hurry. Check website for more information.
La Cage Aux Sports is the answer to the prayers of numerous sports fans in Trois-Rivières. With 25 large screen television sets, four mammoth projector screens and a wide selection of dishes and drinks to choose from, it's no wonder this bar has become a favorite. Choose from a tempting selection of appetizers, meals and desserts such as Wonton Tacos, Steak – Baseball, VIP Burgers, Skillet Fajitas and much more. The tiny sports fans also have something to celebrate about as the restaurant has a special kids menu.
Although it shares space with a dozen other eateries, Café Morgane Barkoff still has a large following. Located in the quieter part of town, this coffee shop is small but has all the right ingredients for a lovely coffee date. And like any of the other outlets, this cafe stresses on excellent customer service, with a personal touch. So, stop by for a pipping hot cuppa.
Located on the busy rue Barkoff, close to a number of other restaurants, Tim Hortons stands out for its superb range of coffee and a delectable selection of snacks and other light bites. The coffee menu does not disappoint, with a good selection of classic hot coffees as well as chilled brews. The coffee itself is sourced from the top coffee producing regions and contains no artificial flavoring for an authentic experience. Apart from coffee, there's also a selection of teas, hot chocolate and other chilled beverages. The food menu is a delight and varies from snacks and baked specialties to go with your coffee to the more filling paninis and wraps. A selection of healthy meals and light lunches keeps the health-conscious populace interested. If you're in a hurry, there's a drive-thru facility for food on the go. Check website for more information.
Located at the bustling intersection of boulevard des Forges and rue des Cypres, this is one of the bigger locations of the McDonald's in the city. The spacious restaurant offers seating on two levels and is great if you're going with a group. The menu is comprised of the usual McDonald favorites from burgers and fries to the salads and sandwiches. There is a dedicated breakfast menu as well. McCafe, available at the location serves a great range of coffee and is excellent for people looking for their caffeine fix to go with their breakfast. This is a great option for a quick casual meal or a simple snack on the go.
A coffee-lovers paradise, Café Morgane serves coffee in all forms. Whether you like it as an cappucino, a latte, an espresso or a creamy mokaccino, they have it all. Order a moist chocolate cake to complement the coffee and that itself is enough to brighten your day. Patrons call also avail of the WiFi facility. The parking lot is mammoth, so customers will find ample of parking right outside the cafe.
At Café Cognac, they take customer service very seriously. Whether you come for the refreshing drinks, the food, to play pool or to enjoy the terrace, you'll be served with a big smile. The menu comprises of an endless list of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, burgers and desserts which are complimented well by the ample choice of beers, wines and shooters. The Sauteed Pork Teriyaki is a must-try!
The cozy pub at the corner of rue Papineau and boulevard des Recollets is a party hotspot and a great avenue to catch a few pints as well as live local music in the city. Attracting music-lovers across the city, the bar has a regular schedule of live performances from local as well as renowned bands. When there are no performances, the bar is a relaxed place to catch a few pints with friends. Siting at the extreme corner of the streets, the outdoor patio is a delight and great for watching the world go by as you sip on your favorite drink.
Located in the vicinity of Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Café Bistro Chasse Galerie is just what you need to kick back and relax. A bar-cum-nightclub, it is quite popular with young party-animals looking for a place with good music and drinks. Its proximity to the university is responsible for the large number of student patrons. Drop in to get a feel of what the local nightlife is like in the city, and you'll surely not regret it.
Located right next to the Esso gas station, Gambrinus is a cute diner that's open six days a week, Monday through Saturday. Enjoy your meal inside the restaurant or outside on the tables under the umbrellas, where you can look out at the road which is lined with healthy green foliage. Bite into a succulent Hot Dog Euro, chased with a beverage of your choice, wine or beer and let the calm of the place reel you in. The restaurant also hosts live performance by local musicians and Djs. Check the event calendar on the website for details about upcoming events.