Restaurants

Top Choice Vegetarian in Halifax

En Vie a Vegan

Finally, a restaurant focused on sustainable, organic, locally sourced plant-based eating that has universal appeal. There's nothing bland or boring about what's on offer here. Most menu items, from the coconut shri…
Top Choice Italian in Halifax

Bicycle Thief

Named for the classic 1948 Italian film, this shabby-chic waterfront restaurant has won similar critical acclaim by local foodies – and with good reason. Start with regional oysters or polenta with wild mushroom rag…
Top Choice Pub Food in Halifax

Henry House

Jazz and classical music lilt above the din of respectably dressed diners chatting by the open fire in this handsome 1834 ironstone, serving upscale pub fare. When the gorgeous yet unpretentious Drawing Room upstair…
Top Choice Canadian in Halifax

2 Doors Down

Reservations aren't accepted at this food-lovers haunt that tempts with a welcome array of staples such as burgers, curries, and fish-and-chips, as well as more elevated offerings such as shrimp-and-snow-crab-stuffe…
Seafood in Halifax

Five Fishermen

This fabulous restaurant housed in what was once the John Snow funeral home that interred many of Halifax's 150 Titanic victims doesn't have to rely on this macabre and quirky fact to put bums on seats: thankfully, …
Seafood in Halifax

Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Order any number and combination of Nova Scotia and PEI oysters raw or baked – if you're a fan of the briny bivalves, you've found nirvana. Otherwise, choose from a short but impressive menu of delicious appetizers …
Canadian in Halifax

Brooklyn Warehouse

This North End hot spot is loaded with vegetarian and vegan options – the eggplant moussaka stack is excellent. It has a huge beer and cocktail menu, and an atmosphere that feels like a hip, modern version of Cheers…
Canadian in Halifax

Wooden Monkey

This dark, cozy nook with outdoor sidewalk seating on sunny days adamantly supports local organic farms and is a fab place to get superb gluten-free and vegan meals, as well as a selection of seafood and meat dishes…
Italian in Halifax

Da Maurizio

Many locals cite this as their favorite Halifax restaurant, with exposed brick and clean lines bringing out all the flavors of the heritage brewery building. The cuisine is as fine as the ambience. Reservations are …
Canadian in Halifax

Chives Canadian Bistro

The menu changes with what's seasonally available and uses mostly local ingredients. The food is fine dining, while the low-lit cozy ambience is upscale casual.