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‘What to Do While Visiting Halifax’ Picks

(Suggested by committed Haligonian, Jeff Kirby)

Touristy (but cool) Places to Visit

On-Water Harbour Action


North End Brewing Companies

Popular Student ‘Happy Hour’ Locations

Outdoor Beer




Good Coffee


Dancing Clubs



o Norbert’s (Halifax Seaport Market) |
o The Nook |
o Coastal Cafe |
o Lion & Bright |
o Black Sheep |
o Heartwood (vegetarian) |
o Pete’s Gluten-free Eatery |
o Edna |
o Morris East |
o Envie |
o Foggy Goggle |

Fiscally-conscious Choices for Evening Meals

o 2 Doors Down (some good vegetarian options) |
o Black Sheep |
o Antojo Tacos + Tequila (Mexican) |
o Gahan House Harbourfront |
o Stubborn Goat Gastropub |
o Foggy Goggle (some good vegan choices) |
o Salvatore’s Pizzaiola Trattoria (Hydrostone Market, North End) |
o Mappatura Bistro (Italian-inspired) |
o Efes Turkish Cuisine |
o Brooklyn Warehouse |
o Morris East (gourmet pizzeria) |
o Field Guide (tapas-style) |
o Le Bistro by Liz |
o The Armview (diner-style) |
o The Canteen (Dartmouth) |
o Battery Park Beerbar & Eatery (home of the ACE burger in Dartmouth) |
o Envie (vegan) |
o Heartwood (vegetarian) |
o Wooden Monkey (vegetarian) |
o McKelvies Seafood Restaurant |
o Cha Baa (Thai with good vegetarian options) |
o Wasabi House (sushi) |
o Dharma-Sushi |

Moderate-price Choices for ‘Foodies’

o Edna |
o Little Oak |
o (Japanese) Sushi Nami Royale |
o LaFrasca Cibi & Vini (loud music) |

High End Choices

o Chives Canadian Bistro |
o The Press Gang |
o Haliburton Inn Stories Restaurant (inventive, regional cuisine) |
o Bicycle Thief (loud music) |
o Cut Steakhouse |
o DaMaurizio Dining |

Fresh fruit/smoothies/kombucha tea – Pete’s Frootique |

Ice Cream

o Dee Dee’s |
o Cows Creamery |


o Ratinaud French Cuisine |
o Agricola Street Brasserie |


o Laurent French |
o Julien’s |
o Old Apothecary |
o Italian Market |

Athletic Engagement Options



Private Art Galleries