88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3S 1A2
Phone: (902) 405 4555 Fax: (902) 405 4025
Treat your taste buds to the vibrant flavors of Asian cuisine as you dine at Zen Chinese Cuisine. This restaurant is popular for serving authentic Chinese delicacies at moderate prices. Do not miss the egg rolls and duck noodle soup from their menu which have gained them popularity. The cozy interiors and warm staff make you feel at home, giving you a memorable dining experience. This restaurant also provides a separate take-away menu and is ideal for grabbing a bite while on the go.
There is no actual Chinatown area in Halifax, so this large restaurant gets all the fame with the name. It's a short drive from the downtown area, north on the Bedford Highway. A large patio overlooks the Bedford Basin and the restaurant's own dock. The menu tries to cater to all types of Chinese food-lovers, so there are a few hot dishes sprinkled in with your basic deep-fried shrimp and broccoli-beef. The combination platter for two, which includes egg rolls and soup, is a hefty meal; all portions are generous. Timings vary for public holidays, call ahead for details.
Experience the flavors of China while seated in the bustling city of Canada. Well, that's exactly what you would be offered at the China Classic restaurant. This unpretentious setting serves the best Szechuan and Cantonese food prepared with the finest ingredients by experienced chefs. And the reasonable prices will surely not burn a hole in your pocket. So hop in to relish the authentic dim sums!
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: Spanikopita, perhaps, Souvlakia. 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.
If you are looking forward to eat delicious and tasty pizzas, Freeman's Little New York is the place to be. With an extensive selection of pizzas, it is a favorite joint of young and college-going crowd. It offers late-night delivery right upto 5a.For further details, call ahead or check the website.
Julien's Patisserie Bakery and Cafe is an authentic French bakery, which offers a variety of mouth-watering pastries and cakes which are touted as the best in the city. The soft and oven-fresh bread is very famous and sought after by tourists and locals alike. If you are a chocoholic, then buy the delicious Belgian Chocolates available in various shapes and sizes. The deli items at Julien's are also definitely worth a try. They roast their own beef, pork, turkey and chicken for sandwiches. The amazing Tuna, Veggie and Chicken Salad sandwiches are yummy.
Brightly lit interiors, good coffee and art, Fred promises you all this and much more! This space, done entirely in white, is a real visual treat given the exotic art on the walls and the quaint bar. Sip on a cup of steaming hot coffee, as you munch on a snack and take in the eye-catching art on the walls. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Just Us! Cafe is all that its name suggests it to be. And that's unpretentious, warm, and friendly! Step into this venue housed within a beautiful Victorian historic building in order to awaken your senses with some refreshing live music, and some organic tea or coffee. And after that if you want to connect with your friends from around the world via the Internet, you can use the free wireless Internet access provided by the cafe to do so. Besides the great acoustic, rock and pop music, and the delicious beverages, this place also has on offer some excellent sweets and snacks for you to feast on when you visit.
Hopping anytime, Your Father's Moustache is most alive on Saturday afternoon. When Joe Murphy and his Water Street Blues Band take the stage, you will simply have to dance. Serving a vast array of foreign beers, good and filling food, (burgers, chicken wings, deep fried zucchini, nachos and the like) the bar also has a pool table, video trivia, and closed circuit TV. If you must catch the Italian soccer game ask your friendly waiter to set it up. There is a great patio upstairs as well. Kitchen closes at midnight.
Here is a great little place for a meal, from breakfast to dinner. The decor invites exploration and you'll be hopping up from the table now and then for a closer look at the drums, or perhaps or the beautiful suit for sale and hanging in the corner. The food is delicious African cuisine that will transport you straight to the deserts of the continent even while in the chilly weather of Canada. Try the curried chicken and beef stew or, for the vegetarians, plantain and rice. Portions are generous and the fire from the hot sauce can be quenched with a bit of mango juice if you go overboard.
Housed in the venerable Lord Nelson Hotel, this homey pub sticks with old-style in food and atmosphere. The menu remains true to England's "meat-and-two-veg" fare, with a Sunday roast served daily, complete with Yorkshire pudding. Other hearty pub fare includes Chicken Pot Pie, Shepherd's Pie or Steak & Mushroom Pie. Of course there's bangers & mash and plougman's lunch. For the fainter of heart, there are dinner salads. For dessert, you will find bread & butter pudding and real English sticky pudding.
Located in the middle of the busiest thoroughfare in Halifax, Gatsby's is perfect for people watching, especially on a sunny day when you can perch at one of the sidewalk tables. As music from the 1940s and 1950s plays on the sound system, patrons can hear the click of cue against ball from the pool tables in the back of the establishment. Main dishes are on the light side with lots of pasta dishes and stir-fry, and pizza lovers can become their own 'designers', choosing from a generous list of ingredients.