Experience Irish hospitality as you visit the Durty Nelly’s Pub. This restaurant is popular for serving authentic Irish cuisine and is famous specially for the Irish Breakfast, Nelly’s Breakfast, Guinness Braised Lamb Shank which are all must-trys. The delicious dishes are accompanied by an impressive list of beverages. You can choose from the classic Irish whiskey or signature cocktails on their menu to go with your meal. The ambiance of this restaurant is casual with intimate seating arrangement, making it a great place to catch up with your friends.
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 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.
An ideal spot for celebrating a special occasion in the company of great food and good drinks, the Chives Canadian Bistro is a haunt for locals and travelers alike. A team of talented chefs, who are known to create magic with local ingredients, are at your service here and every dish that comes out from their kitchen is nothing less than a work of art. Quintessential Canadian charm that reflects in the menu can also be imbibed in the ambiance that surrounds diners. Romantic, elegant, upscale and classy, one falls short of adjectives to describe this marvelous dining spot.
A popular brunch, dinner and drinking spot, the Old Triangle Irish Alehouse serves up a combination of traditional British and Irish pub grub as well as burgers, seafood platters and numerous vegetarian options. British, Irish and Canadian brews are on tap and the bar is open extra late most nights. Every night, there is live music from local bands and often Irish dancing on Sunday afternoons.
En Vie is an unpretentious restaurant, where the nutritional value of the food is as important as important as its flavor. Simple yet charming, this is the place to be for a healthy yet delectable meal. With a focus on raw food and salads, this restaurant aims to maintain the highest possible nutritional value of the ingredients. Crafted from fresh, organic, locally sourced ingredients, customers are assured a flavorsome, healthy meal. The menu changes seasonally, but always offers an absolutely enjoyable vegan experience.
Treat your taste buds to scrumptious pizzas at Freeman’s Little New York. This restaurant is known for serving a delicious meal featuring a variety of pizzas, delicious burgers, wraps, salads and much more. The food menu is followed by a refreshing beverage menu. This restaurant is known to serve some delicious options for the gluten-free dieters. Its casual ambiance and friendly staff is sure to make you want to come back for more. Its pocket-friendly menu and commendable service makes this place a local favorite.
This bar slash entertainment venue on Argyle Street is unpretentious, casual and fun, as is evident right from its unique name. The food here is great, the music is lively, and the crowd is energetic and vibrant. And once you visit this place you will find you don't need any more reasons to have a great time. Happy hours at the Foggy Goggle are between 3p and 7p. Don't forget to sample the Goggle Burger that's prepared with grilled homemade beef and is totally bacon infused. Another absolutely divine item on the menu is the Lobster Mac & Cheese; don't miss it even if you are watching those calories. Besides listening to live music, you can also play a game of Scrabble, or listen to some old records from the collection available at the Foggy Goggle.
Opened in 2011, The Middle Spoon Desserterie & Bar is a fabulous place to indulge in your sweet cravings. The intimate space has a swank interior, making it ideal for date nights. Delight your palate with their decadent creations like the Lemon Pavlova, Twice Baked Apple and Sticky Toffee Pudding. For those who prefer savory food, can try their equally delicious sandwiches such as Pulled Pork Slider and, Bacon and Avacado Melt. Their cocktails are considered to be among the best in town. Take a sip of their amazing concoctions like Sparkle In Her Eye, Dear Rosemary, Aphrodite’s Weakness, Lucky Spiced and Curious George.
Opened in 1999, Mezza Lebanese Kitchen has been growing strong with each passing year with their delectable Lebanese fare. Owned and run by the Nahas family, it has become a local staple for Downtown residents for shawarmas, falafels and Lebanese pizzas. Emphasizing on using local products to retain freshness, their street food fare scores high on flavor, texture and deliciousness. Dig into their beef donair, falafel, shawarma, souvlaki, Donair Pizza and Chicken Shawarma Pizza. Don't be surprised if this late-night diner becomes a regular haunt for your shawarma indulgence.
Burrito Jax is known among the locals for their budget-friendly and healthy food. They have taken the quintessential burrito and woven a delectable story around this Mexican dish to impress your palate in more than one way. All you have to do is: select your filling, choose the salsa, then the sauce and the extras and you have got yourself a delicious treat without burning a hole in your wallet. This is a perfect place for a lunch detour during your escapade through the city.