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Established in 2012 by the enterprising and renowned French pastry chef, Geoffry Chevallier, Le French Fix Pâtisserie one of the best french dessert places and cafes in the city. Each handmade dessert is a culinary masterpiece in itself. Macaroons, quiches, croissants and chocolate eclairs are some of the delicacies to be found here. The cafe also offers strong and flavorful coffee from the local Pig Iron coffee roasters. The cozy cafe, with its open-brick walls, ornamental plants and woven cane furniture, is perfect for a coffee date or to catch up with a friend over coffee and sweet treats. You can also sign up for special pastry-making classes wherein the chef himself will teach you the art of making dessert.
This Halifax branch of Cows is part of a large ice cream brand that was voted as serving "Canada's Best Ice Cream" and counted among the "World's Top Ten Places for Ice Cream" in surveys. Located at the waterfront, it is housed in a quaint stilt house with a realistic cow sculpture at the entrance. This ice cream parlor operates seasonally and serves Canadian specials such as chocolates and raspberry cordials based on the theme of Anne of Green Gables, the classic novel which made Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island world famous. It is a popular spot with kids, not only for the desserts but also for selling bovine-themed fridge magnets, t-shirts, sleepwear and other merchandise.
The Humani-T Café in Downtown Halifax is a stepped-up version of its original mainstay in North End. Vibrant and versatile, at the same time cheery and casual, the cafe provides an ideal space to catch up with friends, have a quick bite or simply ponder over a cup of organic tea. The Humani-T Café serves everything from colorful gelato scoops and sorbetto, to a large spread of breakfast sandwiches and paninis, alongside a good collection of baked goods to nibble on. To pair up with these is a smattering of beverage choices such as coffees, lattes and teas, available in organic and vegan varieties. During summers, a sun-drenched sidewalk patio comes as a welcome respite, while the terrace in the backyard can be a place where you sip your evening coffee.
If you are looking to explore the local delights, Darrells Resto is the place to visit. Located on the Fenwick street, this restaurant specializes in serving delicious burgers. The menu also includes a variety of fresh salads, pitas and appetizers to please your taste buds. The delicious menu is followed by an impressive list of beverages to choose from. Do not miss their award-winning Peanut Butter Burger and delicious desserts. Darrells is a family-friendly restaurant and serves special menu for kids. Their friendly ambiance and warm service is sure to make you enjoy your meal all the more.
If you are a fan of cheesecakes, Sweet Hereafter a must-visit. This dessert shop specializes in different varieties of cheesecake which are served both whole and by the slice. Along with classic flavors like chocolate chip, coffee, salted caramel and black forest, the cafe also serves unusual varieties like Coconut Lime, Candied Bacon and S'mores. Seasonal varieties as well as vegan and gluten-free options are also on offer here. Milk, tea, hot chocolate and sodas are some of the drinks which you can get to balance the flavor of the cheesecake. So drop by with friends or family, sit in the plush velvet seats and indulge your sweet tooth to the fullest.
If you're in the west end of the city and longing for a taste of Greece, dine at the Athens Restaurant. The cooks serve up tasty dishes, reasonably priced, and the plates are full. Your meal begins with a loaf of crusty bread and your choices of what follows are many. These include Spanikopita, Saganaki, Moussaka and Kleftiko. The decor is interesting with the entire wall painted in a mural that might make you forget the winter when you dine there in January.
Two If By Sea Cafe is known for offering freshly baked goodies along with an array of coffee varieties. Open from 7a, this cozy cafe is ideal to kick-start your day with a sumptuous breakfast. In addition, Two If By Sea Cafe serves a delectable lunch menu of traditional local recipes. The cozy interiors with wooden seating as well at its breezy patio make it a great place for those long conversations with your friends. The friendly staff is generous with their smiles and assures a pleasant experience every time you visit this cafe.
Come to The Armview for a delicious breakfast before you decide to start your excursion through the city. Their breakfast menu boasts of a number of choices ranging from quintessential pancakes, french toasts to omelettes, breakfast sandwiches and much more. The place has a warm ambiance and a cozy seating space, making this diner ideal for a meal with the whole family. Any meal at The Armview is incomplete without one of their hefty milkshakes, so make sure you treat your palate with a big one. The place also has a lounge which stays open till midnight.
Eat like a local at Jim's Restaurant! This restaurant is known for serving delicious recipes which will remind you of home. This restaurant has gained popularity for their delicious seafood, boasting of fresh and fine ingredients used in its making. Try the classic pizza, fish burger and their signature milkshakes which have gained them many fans. Their cozy interiors are perfectly complemented by warm hospitality, ensuring a pleasant dining experience. The pocket-friendly menu and delicious food make this one of the favorite hangout spots for the locals.
Tom's Family Restaurant has been around for more than four decades. This lovely diner is named after owner Dimitri Panopalis' dad and is an ode to their home-style cooking legacy. Hearty and delicious, their Canadian fare is best enjoyed with family and friends in tow. Satiate your morning hunger pangs with their breakfast delights like The Kick Start, Breakfast Poutine and The Sack-Vegas. Relish their dishes like Digby Scallops, Lasagna Al Forno, St Louis Style Ribs, Steak n Scallops, Lemon Chicken and Kleftiko - Bandit's Lamb. Round off your meal with desserts such as Chocolate Eruption and Coconut Cream Pie.