Where to Eat around The Westin Nova Scotian
Collected by Westin AFAR
Halifax is a small waterside city that is home to 400,000 people and has an abundance of history, character, and charm. With its farmers' market, lots of green space, museums, and convivial civic culture, Halifax is truly a city for everyone.
1579 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2C3, Canada
Halifax is in love with "eat local," and well they should be. With bounty from sea and land, it's a food lover's destination. The Stubborn Goat pairs big flavors with local and other craft beers in a friendly, relaxed environment. Should you tire...
1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P8, Canada
Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market was established in 1750 - just think about that for a moment - and now houses more than 250 vendors selling everything from fresh seafood, fish, meat, bread, veggies, cheese, coffee, and just about everything else...
Norbert Kungl has been on the front line of the local, organic food movement on the East Coast since the late 1980s, with Selwood Green, the family farm, producing some of the province's most impressive veggies. Norbert’s Kitchen in Selwood Green,...
1537 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z4, Canada
Chives is probably best described as eclectic Canadian fusion, with flavors from all over Canada popping up on a breezy little menu. The restaurant itself is cool and casual, though it has a hidden trick up its sleeve you'll have to ask to see:...
1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9, Canada
Sure Halifax has a bunch of Tim Horton's, Starbucks, and some other, local coffee places, but there is one that rises above the rest, and that is Two If By Sea. The original store is located in Dartmouth, but in the past couple years they have...
5361 Inglis St, Halifax, NS B3H 1J4, Canada
Vinnie's Pasta Bar is one of Halifax's hidden gems. It's popular enough to always draw a crowd, but just enough of a secret that there is never an enormous line to get into the place. This is by far my favorite place to get pasta in the city. The...
5245 Blowers St, Halifax, NS B3J 1J8, Canada
The intersection of Grafton Street and Blowers Street in Halifax is affectionately known to locals as Pizza Corner. Three of the four corners of the intersection were once home to pizza shops; however, one has now been converted into a MYO frozen...
1707 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2C6, Canada
The Wooden Monkey in Halifax is a restaurant made for all tastes. The menu features all organic and locally grown produce served with free-range meats and local seafood. There are also many options for vegetarians, vegans, and even those who...
1663 Argyle St, Halifax, NS B3J 2B5, Canada
The Economy Shoe Shop in Halifax (despite is odd name) is a popular restaurant and a favorite watering hole for locals. I mostly go for the nachos. The nachos at the Shoe Shop have been voted the best in the city many years running, and for good...
1549 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S2, Canada
This seafood restaurant sits right at the waterfront ensuring freshness, and their fireplace makes the dining room cozy and romantic. The menu features all sorts of Atlantic seafood—oysters, crabs, and lobster—and has a respectable drinks list to...
1740 Argyle St, Halifax, NS B3J 2B6, Canada
The Five Fishermen Restaurant and Grill has been voted the best Seafood Restaurant in Halifax for many, many years. While their oyster & wine bar is very popular, their formal dining room offers a surf-and-turf option, where you pick any kind of...
5212 Morris St, Halifax, NS B3J 1B4, Canada
Morris East makes some of the best pizzas in all of Halifax, largely due to their special wood-fired oven that was brought over from Naples, Italy. The menu changes with the seasons and what is readily available and locally sourced. It is a small...
1729 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 2A4, Canada
One of Halifax's quirkier stores is the Freak Lunchbox. Inside you can find pretty much any candy imaginable. From old school Big League baseball chewing gum to (disgustingly) flavored Harry Potter jelly beans that taste like ear wax. They also...
5201 Duke St, Halifax, NS B3J 1N9, Canada
Scotia Square Mall in downtown Halifax has all of the necessities, from a pharmacy to a health club, travel agent, greeting card store, bookstore, tailors, hair salon, liquor store, and more. They also have one of the best food courts in downtown...
2053 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS B3K 3B2, Canada
One of Halifax's most progressive restaurants, Edna has an urban aesthetic, an artisanal cocktail list that would be very much at home in New York or San Francisco, and a minimalist menu that's representative of Nova Scotia. You might try the...
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