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Best Seafood restaurants in Halifax


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A photo of The Five Fishermen restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 22 times today
Situated in Halifax's thriving downtown area, The Five Fishermen is a beacon for seafood enthusiasts seeking the freshest and most meticulously prepared dishes. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant's exceptional seafood offerings, from its seafood pasta dishes to the outstanding Acadian Seafood linguine. Diners are also captivated by the eatery's beautiful and interesting building, along with its vibrant ambiance and attentive service—factors that Reviews highlight as adding to the overall dining experience. In particular, the warm "check-in" from management was noted as a testament to their dedication towards customer satisfaction. The Five Fishermen truly embodies the finest aspects of Nova Scotia's rich seafood tradition, earning its place as a beloved dining destination in Halifax.
A photo of SHUCK Seafood + Raw Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 8 times today
SHUCK Seafood + Raw Bar, located in picturesque Halifax, consistently receives glowing reviews for its excellent seafood, highlighted by the much-praised Seafood Tower. Diners particularly comment on the freshness of the seafood and the standout oysters, vouched for as "very, very fresh". The seafood chowder, marked as "outstandingly good", is another favourite amongst patrons. The restaurant's atmosphere and location, featuring a beautiful patio, further enhance the dining experience. Customers also frequently commend the service, with numerous reviews stating that the servers are "friendly", "helpful", and "informative". As one customer perfectly sums it up, SHUCK Seafood + Raw Bar is "a 10 out of 5".
A photo of LOS TOROS Auténtico Español restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 2 times today
Los Toros Auténtico Español is highly regarded as one of the best seafood restaurants in Halifax. It is nestled perfectly at the waterfront, allowing diners to enjoy a stunning view while savouring their meal. According to numerous reviews, the restaurant is best known for its paella, a classic Spanish dish brimming with a rich variety of fresh seafood. Patrons rave about the "top-notch service", "excellent food", and enjoyable "atmosphere", highlighting the overall experience of dining at the restaurant. Many reviewers have promised to return, commending not only the paella but also the broad array of other seafood options on offer.
A photo of The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Halifax restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 21 times today
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar in Halifax is highly recommended for its outstanding steakhouse cuisine by numerous reviewers who frequently mention the excellent food and service. The reviews regularly highlight the exceptional quality of the steaks, often describing them as "great," "delicious," and "grilled to perfection." Patrons also note the establishment's lovely atmosphere and knowledgeable staff who are well-versed in the restaurant's wine offerings. Not only does the restaurant excel in serving high-quality, mouthwatering steaks, but it also creates a warm and welcoming dining experience, making it a top destination for steak lovers. This consistency in service and cuisine is key in earning them high praise, with many pledging to return again and again.
A photo of CHOP Steakhouse & Bar - Halifax restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 20 times today
Located in Halifax, Chop Steakhouse & Bar is hailed by numerous reviewers as the city's best steakhouse. The restaurant is reputed for impeccable service with knowledgeable and attentive staff, who go above and beyond in ensuring diners' comfort and satisfaction. It is also known for creating special moments, with customers significantly mentioning perks like complimentary sparkling wine for special celebrations and personal anniversary congratulations. The food quality stands out, with perfectly-cooked steaks mentioned repeatedly, alongside mentions of commendable starters such as mushroom and goat cheese appetizer. The ambiance is touted to be cozy and romantic, making it an ideal location for special occasions or casual gatherings.
A photo of Salt & Ash - Halifax restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 46 times today
Salt & Ash restaurant in Halifax offers a memorable dining experience that captures the essence of Canadian cuisine. The reviewers’ unanimous praise for the food, hospitality, and atmosphere paints a vivid picture of a restaurant that effortlessly combines culinary finesse and a welcoming ambience. Dishes like their acclaimed scallops, fish tacos, and haddock embody maritime flavours that are a nod to the local heritage. While the menu leans heavily on seafood, the unique twist on Naples-inspired pizza highlights the innovative array of options. The restaurant's beachy vibes, top-notch service, and a location that offers a resplendent ocean view heightens the overall dining experience. As numerous reviews suggest, this is a restaurant that has mastered the art of delivering quality food and service consistently, making it a beacon of Canadian cuisine in Halifax.
A photo of The Press Gang restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 19 times today
The Press Gang, praised enthusiastically for its sumptuous food, exceptional service, and captivating ambiance, is a celebrated gem in the domain of Global, International cuisine. Patrons commend the beautifully curated meals, with a special mention to the unique offering, 'The Drill', a mysterious 4-course meal crafted on the spot when ordered. Patrons also appreciate the scrumptious array of seafood offerings, including the best selection of oysters in the city. The knowledgeable, prompt, and engaging serving staff further elevates the dining experience, making each visit a memorable one. The highly recommended restaurant is said to offer an inviting atmosphere and a variety of excellent dishes, including a delightful surprise in the form of a scotch flight. The Press Gang is a testament to culinary creativity and excellence, making it a top choice for those seeking a rewarding gastronomic adventure. The unique combination of food, service, and atmosphere make for an unforgettable experience, earning it immense praise from satisfied patrons.
A photo of 5 Social restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 1 time today
5 Social is an acclaimed seafood restaurant that garners high praise from its diners. Many compliment the quality of the food, particularly the seafood, with dishes like mussels, oysters, and scallops receiving special mention. One patron noted the "haddock was fresh and also superbly prepared," and another enthusiastically suggested, "Delicious seafood all around! Would highly recommend either the fish and chips or seafood linguine!" The service at 5 Social is frequently praised, with staff described as knowledgeable, personable, and accommodating. The ambiance also contributes to the positive feedback, characterized as comfortable, intimate and contemporary. Clearly, 5 Social knows how to deliver a delightful seafood dining experience.
A photo of Sea Smoke Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Halifax
Booked 14 times today
Sea Smoke Restaurant is a top-tier establishment highly esteemed for its seafood cuisine that seamlessly blends Maritime and Asian influences. It resides along the captivating waterfront, enhancing the overall dining experience. Renowned for their fresh, flavorful seafood offerings, specific mention goes to their rock shrimp tempura, beef tataki, sea-smoked mussels, and the seafood skillet, all of which have been enthusiastically praised by customers. Reviewed as providing an impeccable dining experience that deserves a five-star rating, the restaurant also boasts an impressive cocktail menu, including its namesake sea smoke cocktail. The consistently friendly and helpful staff, quality service, comfortable atmosphere, and unique culinary combinations make Sea Smoke Restaurant a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike.
A photo of The Canteen on Portland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Dartmouth
Booked 51 times today
The Canteen on Portland is highly revered for its exceptional farm-to-table cuisine. This boutique restaurant, nestled in downtown Dartmouth, has earned its laurels for its use of fresh, local ingredients which are skillfully prepared to tantalize the taste buds. Customers provide glowing reviews, consistently praising the restaurant's food quality, service, and ambiance. As one reviewer exclaims, "Delicious, fresh and local ingredients prepared with care in a relaxed, comfortable yet chic atmosphere." Another applauds not just the delicious food but the attentive and knowledgeable staff, adding that it's a gem that deserves all the praise it receives. This eatery merits its reputation as a must-visit, culinary haven.
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