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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“This is a gem of a restaurant. Food is local, seasonal and prepared to perfection. The cocktails and wine selection are wonderful. The best staff - friendly and kind. This is a neighbourhood gem.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Contemporary Italian food, in Bishop's Landing right on the Halifax waterfront. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Love the cocktails. Love the mushroom bao. Don’t question it. Just order it. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Downtown Halifax right on the historic waterfront. Live music most often featuring Acadian East Coast music. This pub offers great food as well. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cafe
“Right next store. Best ice cream in Halifax. They also have awesome Burritos. You will not be disappointed”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“A nice Irish bar located across the bridge in Halifax. Great place to have a pint and take in a local band. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I’m not a burger person but I love this burger. And all the food really. Local and fresh.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“order plates upon plates of divine sushi here... expect to be stuffed by the wonderful chefs who send you more than you imagined. prepare for lots of salmon!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Really really beautiful space. I'd say the drinks are better than food. Pop in for a cocktail and some oysters.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Swanky bar/eatery in a historic building offering upmarket, locally sourced seafood & steak entrees! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pub
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“Check their website to see if there is any live music happening when you go. That is always a treat.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Free live music every night of the week. Get kombucha on tap while you wait for your table at one of the local restaurants. i wouldn't recommend eating here. Just go for the music and drinks!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Diner
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“classic diner with some updated items; breakfast is always solid. it opens at 5am so often hosts late night partiers and taxi drivers then. totally local.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cambodian Restaurant
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“Global flair with a strong asian influence, funky and intimate space, good cocktails. Left out the front door, walk a few blocks on Windsor St, left on Cunard St. and you'll see the restaurant on your left in two blocks.”
  • 19 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Pick up your supplies for the charcuterie board here. Amazing meat and cheese selections. Yum!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“Great music on Friday and Saturday night. Delicious food and beer right on the waterfront.”
  • 18 locals recommend