Best food in Halifax

Check out the top food in Halifax, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
1. Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
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90 local reviews
1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 902-492-4043
Point of interestEstablishment
Patrick
Near the end of the boardwalk you will find the farmers market which has a little bit of everything. Pick up…
Chantal
The must stop place on Saturday mornings. All kinds of great food vendors, souvenirs, wine and beer tasting…
Theo And Shannon
Great place to go with kids, especially during the weekend. Asides from farm produce, they sell a large…
1. Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
1. Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
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90 local reviews
1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 902-492-4043
Patrick
Patrick
Near the end of the boardwalk you will find the farmers market which has a little bit of everything. Pick up some fresh cut steaks from…
Chantal
Chantal
The must stop place on Saturday mornings. All kinds of great food vendors, souvenirs, wine and beer tasting and even live music. Be sure…
Theo And Shannon
Theo And Shannon
Great place to go with kids, especially during the weekend. Asides from farm produce, they sell a large variety of food to eat on the spot;…
2. Edna
2. Edna
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96 local reviews
Edna, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+1 902-431-5683
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jacqueline
Medium-high prices, but worth every penny and more. The food is always really good. Never had a bad meal. The…
Morgan
EDNA is an amazing restaurant with fresh ingredients, GF options, fairly priced and quality food. Best known…
Ashley
My favourite. Local food. Making a decision whether to get a menu item or the special is a challenge every…
2. Edna
2. Edna
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96 local reviews
Edna, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+1 902-431-5683
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Medium-high prices, but worth every penny and more. The food is always really good. Never had a bad meal. The service is excellent. When we…
Morgan
Morgan
EDNA is an amazing restaurant with fresh ingredients, GF options, fairly priced and quality food. Best known for their weekend brunches…
Ashley
Ashley
My favourite. Local food. Making a decision whether to get a menu item or the special is a challenge every time. Doesn’t take reservations…
3. The Bicycle Thief
3. The Bicycle Thief
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57 local reviews
1475 Lower Water Street, Bishop's Landing, Halifax
(902) 425-7993
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jennifer
One of the "fancier" restaurants in Halifax. Although pricey, the food is DELICIOUS! Wine list is amazing. The…
Tony
If you are looking for a great fine dining experience then try this place. The food is incredible and the…
Kevin
Halifax Italian Soul Restaurant, North American Food named after Vittorie De Sica's 1948 Film. Located on the…
3. The Bicycle Thief
3. The Bicycle Thief
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57 local reviews
1475 Lower Water Street, Bishop's Landing, Halifax
(902) 425-7993
Jennifer
Jennifer
One of the "fancier" restaurants in Halifax. Although pricey, the food is DELICIOUS! Wine list is amazing. The patio is phenomenal. You are…
Tony
Tony
If you are looking for a great fine dining experience then try this place. The food is incredible and the location is perfect for a romantic…
Kevin
Kevin
Halifax Italian Soul Restaurant, North American Food named after Vittorie De Sica's 1948 Film. Located on the waterfront with a cool…
4. enVie A Vegan Kitchen
4. enVie A Vegan Kitchen
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36 local reviews
5775 Charles Street, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
(902) 492-4077
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Sally
Neither of us are vegan, but this is our favourite restaurant in Halifax. The food is incredible every time…
Charlie
Best vegan food in Halifax in a classy atmosphere. Juice bar and to-go fridge if you're in a rush or just want…
Chantal
Best Vegan restaurant in the city. Not vegan, not a problem. Their food is awesome and appeals herbivores…
4. enVie A Vegan Kitchen
4. enVie A Vegan Kitchen
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36 local reviews
5775 Charles Street, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
(902) 492-4077
Sally
Sally
Neither of us are vegan, but this is our favourite restaurant in Halifax. The food is incredible every time. We recommend the vegan…
Charlie
Charlie
Best vegan food in Halifax in a classy atmosphere. Juice bar and to-go fridge if you're in a rush or just want something healthy.
Chantal
Chantal
Best Vegan restaurant in the city. Not vegan, not a problem. Their food is awesome and appeals herbivores and omnivores alike.
5. The Wooden Monkey
5. The Wooden Monkey
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25 local reviews
305-40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 902-466-3100
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jennifer
The food is yummy, reasonably priced, offering an array of vegan and gluten free options. What I LOVE LOVE…
Sylvia
The award-winning Wooden Monkey Restaurant opened in 2004. By using locally grown organic produce, we not only…
Jeneane
Delicious food, amazing outdoor patio overlooking the Halifax Harbour on that hot summer day, enjoying a cold…
5. The Wooden Monkey
5. The Wooden Monkey
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25 local reviews
305-40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 902-466-3100
Jennifer
Jennifer
The food is yummy, reasonably priced, offering an array of vegan and gluten free options. What I LOVE LOVE LOVE about this restaurant, is…
Sylvia
Sylvia
The award-winning Wooden Monkey Restaurant opened in 2004. By using locally grown organic produce, we not only ensure the quality of the…
Jeneane
Jeneane
Delicious food, amazing outdoor patio overlooking the Halifax Harbour on that hot summer day, enjoying a cold beer or a light crisp white…
6. Lion and Bright
6. Lion and Bright
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64 local reviews
2534 Agricola St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
+1 902-496-0022
CafeBarStore
Daniel
Lion and Bright is a dynamic cafe and seasonal restaurant by day and bar at night. Take your laptop by day, or…
Mat And Jasmine
Best super close coffee and also perfect place to work (dedicated work areas). Lots of room so you don’t feel…
Kaylyn & Nick
Cafe by day & wine bar by night - this spot has it all! Hip North End city vibe. Great coffee, food, & drinks…
6. Lion and Bright
6. Lion and Bright
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64 local reviews
2534 Agricola St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
+1 902-496-0022
Daniel
Daniel
Lion and Bright is a dynamic cafe and seasonal restaurant by day and bar at night. Take your laptop by day, or enjoy cocktails, wine and…
Mat And Jasmine
Mat And Jasmine
Best super close coffee and also perfect place to work (dedicated work areas). Lots of room so you don’t feel guilty about hogging space…
Kaylyn & Nick
Kaylyn & Nick
Cafe by day & wine bar by night - this spot has it all! Hip North End city vibe. Great coffee, food, & drinks. Family friendly during day.
7. Battery Park
7. Battery Park
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32 local reviews
62 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 446-2337
RestaurantBarFood
Jacqueline
Hip bar and restaurant, the food is good, the staff friendly, and they really know their beer. They have…
Greg & Roni-Leigh
If you are looking for great local brews, this is your place. The food is delicious as well. Try a flight of…
Joshua
Newest spot in Downtown Dartmouth. Speciality craft beer, homemade soda, and delicious food (including maple…
7. Battery Park
7. Battery Park
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32 local reviews
62 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 446-2337
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Hip bar and restaurant, the food is good, the staff friendly, and they really know their beer. They have partnered with North Brewing, a…
Greg & Roni-Leigh
Greg & Roni-Leigh
If you are looking for great local brews, this is your place. The food is delicious as well. Try a flight of beers, because you are going to…
Joshua
Joshua
Newest spot in Downtown Dartmouth. Speciality craft beer, homemade soda, and delicious food (including maple bacon fudge!).
8. Agricola Street Brasserie
8. Agricola Street Brasserie
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50 local reviews
2540 Agricola St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 446-7664
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Charlie
Excellent menu and atmosphere, nothing extraordinary in terms of personality but consistently A+ service and…
Heather
A beautiful bar and hip and chic French Brasserie right in the heart of the North End. Beautiful cocktails…
Kate & Mike
Beautiful, fancy pants restaurant. Brick walls. Funky lights. Sweet bar display. Delicious food. Not always…
8. Agricola Street Brasserie
8. Agricola Street Brasserie
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50 local reviews
2540 Agricola St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 446-7664
Charlie
Charlie
Excellent menu and atmosphere, nothing extraordinary in terms of personality but consistently A+ service and delicious food and wines. They…
Heather
Heather
A beautiful bar and hip and chic French Brasserie right in the heart of the North End. Beautiful cocktails and incredible food brought to…
Kate & Mike
Kate & Mike
Beautiful, fancy pants restaurant. Brick walls. Funky lights. Sweet bar display. Delicious food. Not always filling.
9. Halifax Waterfront
9. Halifax Waterfront
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52 local reviews
Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-229-2628
PremisePoint of interestEstablishment
Carlye And Mark
Public footpath located on the Halifax Harbor waterfront. Always fun for people/boat watching. Head straight…
Erica
Walk up and down the boardwalk visiting different shops, galleries, ships, food stops and more! Popular stops…
Michael
Action central during the summer. Take a boat trip out into the harbour, or the ferry over to Dartmouth. …
9. Halifax Waterfront
9. Halifax Waterfront
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52 local reviews
Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-229-2628
Carlye And Mark
Carlye And Mark
Public footpath located on the Halifax Harbor waterfront. Always fun for people/boat watching. Head straight down to the water from here…
Erica
Erica
Walk up and down the boardwalk visiting different shops, galleries, ships, food stops and more! Popular stops include: Seaport Farmers…
Michael
Michael
Action central during the summer. Take a boat trip out into the harbour, or the ferry over to Dartmouth. Music festivals, buskers, beach…
10. 2 Doors Down
10. 2 Doors Down
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22 local reviews
2 Doors Down, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
(902) 422-4224
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Ashley
Cool vibe. Awesome food. Fun beer cocktails. Closed on Mondays. Doesn’t take reservations, but can grab a…
Jennifer
One of my go to's in the city. Food is always delicious. My usual go to on the menu is the kale ceasar salad…
Michael
Comfort food in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Tues-Fri: lunch 11:30-2:30, dinner 4:30-10:00. Sat, Sun, Mon:…
10. 2 Doors Down
10. 2 Doors Down
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22 local reviews
2 Doors Down, Halifax
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
(902) 422-4224
Ashley
Ashley
Cool vibe. Awesome food. Fun beer cocktails. Closed on Mondays. Doesn’t take reservations, but can grab a drink next door at Temple while…
Jennifer
Jennifer
One of my go to's in the city. Food is always delicious. My usual go to on the menu is the kale ceasar salad and the braised ribs. I…
Michael
Michael
Comfort food in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Tues-Fri: lunch 11:30-2:30, dinner 4:30-10:00. Sat, Sun, Mon: dinner 4:30-10:00. They…
11. The Canteen
11. The Canteen
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24 local reviews
66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
(902) 425-9272
Meal takeawayRestaurantFood
Elizabeth
The Canteen is home to excellent food for very decent price. The decor inside is beautiful, too. They can get…
Carol
Their food is sourced locally, chef is gourmet status. Food is healthy, lots of choice for vegans, as well…
Daniela
Incredible local food in an upscale diner setting. If you're in a rush grab amazing sandwiches and takeout…
11. The Canteen
11. The Canteen
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24 local reviews
66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
(902) 425-9272
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
The Canteen is home to excellent food for very decent price. The decor inside is beautiful, too. They can get quite busy, so it's best to…
Carol
Carol
Their food is sourced locally, chef is gourmet status. Food is healthy, lots of choice for vegans, as well. They have a take out side and a…
Daniela
Daniela
Incredible local food in an upscale diner setting. If you're in a rush grab amazing sandwiches and takeout from 'Little C' next door.
12. Field Guide
12. Field Guide
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38 local reviews
2076 Gottingen St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 405-4506
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Kevin
A small restaurant in the North End of Halifax, Field Guide is dedicated to bridging the gap between diners…
Michael
Cannot recommend this place enough. The most innovative food and drinks in the city - definitely my favourite…
Chris & Christina
Trendy little spot that prides itself on sourcing its food locally. Again, right around the corner.
12. Field Guide
12. Field Guide
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38 local reviews
2076 Gottingen St, Halifax
Open · Closes in 2 minutes
(902) 405-4506
Kevin
Kevin
A small restaurant in the North End of Halifax, Field Guide is dedicated to bridging the gap between diners and their food through an open…
Michael
Michael
Cannot recommend this place enough. The most innovative food and drinks in the city - definitely my favourite spot, and it's just steps…
Chris & Christina
Chris & Christina
Trendy little spot that prides itself on sourcing its food locally. Again, right around the corner.