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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“This is the best restaurant in Halifax. Period. Food is local, service is great, decor is trendy. People line up early for Sunday brunch because it fills up at 10am. It is just 75m away.”
  • 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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“Internationally inspired menu with local ingredients, craft cocktails, beer, cider & happy hour.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Right next store. Best ice cream in Halifax. They also have awesome Burritos. You will not be disappointed”
  • 37 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
Restaurant
“Working closely with Nova Scotia and some Maritime farmers and artisan food producers, their menus change with the seasons and always attempt to showcase the best of what our great region has to offer.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This upmarket veteran known for its local seafood menu also serves steaks, burgers & martinis... Also, well known for it's ghost stories as it served as a morgue in the early 1900's during two major disasters, ie Titanic and Halifax Explosion. ”
  • 19 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
French Restaurant
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“Are meats and cheese your thing? Well Ratinaud is a legit french charcuterie just 50m away.”
  • 29 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
Japanese Restaurant
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“Great sushi prices. After 9 most sushi is 50% off and they often throw in an extra roll!”
  • 26 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
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
Pub
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“Irish pub with tasty food and live music every day. Also, has a lively atmosphere.”
  • 22 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
Restaurant
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“Casual chic bistro known for its seasonal, local and creative menus, offering “intense comfort food, fancied up.””
  • 13 locals recommend