Eating in Dunkirk

Local specialities


Dunkirk is a port town, so don’t miss some fresh seafood, our famous moules-frites or grilled fish...

Carbonade flamande

A traditional regional dish made from meat stewed in a beer sauce, often served with chips.

Brasseries and traditional restaurants


These typical regional taverns offer a warm welcome and authentic regional dishes.


You will find a number of brasseries serving local dishes and a selection of craft beers.

International cuisine

Italian, Asian, Mediterranean…

Dunkirk is also home to restaurants serving a range of international cuisine.


Visit local markets to discover fresh produce, cheeses, meats and other regional specialities. You will be spoilt for choice near our marinas! The Dunkirk market, held in the town centre, every Wednesday and Saturday. At Malo-les-Bains, in Place Turenne, every Tuesday morning.

Cafés and patisseries

Enjoy a coffee break in the cafés at La Citadelle, in the town centre or at Malo-les-Bains, to try a delicious pastry or desert or merely relax. You will fall in love with some of our sugary local treats, such as waffles, crêpes or Lotus Biscoff.

Eating in Dunkirk


Dunkirk has a variety of restaurants serving many different cuisines, from local specialities to international dishes!

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