The Home Stretch Diner

Fort St. James National Historic Site

Come for the Fort, stay for the food. Our Home Stretch Diner is a local favourite.

We’re now offering selections from our crowd pleasing menu for takeout or dine in.

Open Thursday to Monday, from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Daily offerings

Beef dip


Slow roasted beef thinly sliced on fresh homemade buns with a hint of butter and garlic. This dish is served with a tasty au jus for your dipping pleasure and a coleslaw made in house.

Beef stew


Homemade stew filled with tender beef, turnips, carrots, mushrooms, and onion. Served with baked bannock.

Classic Chili


Home-style chili made with delicious Italian sausage, tender beef, and a flavourful blend of spices. This is the best chili you ever ate, or your money back.

Served with fresh cornbread.

Choose spicy or mild

Vegetarian chili and cornbread Vegetarian


The best vegetarian chili that a fur trader would never eat. A hearty chili made with chickpeas, kidney beans, mushrooms, bell peppers and homemade toasted chili paste. Served with fresh cornbread.

Salmon burger


This wild pacific salmon burger is handmade on site. Served on a fresh bun with garlic chipotle sauce and dill pickle on the side.

Chief Kw’eh Dream Salmon


8 oz. Salmon Fillet poached with lemon and herbs, served with rice and coleslaw.

Beef tacos


These tasty beef tacos are rolled up in our homemade flour tortillas with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese. Served with sour cream and salsa.

Choose spicy or mild

Lentil tacos Vegetarian


Rolled in our homemade flour tortillas, these tacos are made with a delicious lentil filling, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese. Served with sour cream and salsa.

Squash soup Vegetarian


This wonderfully cozy butternut squash soup is served with our homemade cornbread and honey butter.

Maple baked beans Vegetarian


These delicious baked beans are flavoured with maple and have a gentle spice. Served with cornbread.

Tasty ribs Special! Only available on
Friday and Saturday.


Barbequed then slow roasted baby back ribs served with our own barbecue sauces. Comes with a side of bacon baked beans and coleslaw.

Baked Goodies and Delicious Desserts

Cinnamon bun


Our famous homemade cinnamon buns. Baked fresh daily.

Slice of cornbread


Served with honey butter.

Baked bannock


Served with jam.

Old-fashioned ice cream

$2 /scoop

Enjoy a bowl of our homemade ice cream, full of rich cream and flavours!

Best pies

$4 /slice

Ask us about our rotating menu of delicious home-style pies!

Thirst quenchers



Our famous homemade gingerade.





Hot chocolate


Cream soda


Root beer


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