The Five Fishermen
Choose from a varied selection of the finest seafood available, or indulge in our critically acclaimed prime center cut steaks, aged 28 days and wood fire grill to perfection. Complement your meal with a selection from our wine menu — an award-wining list of more than 200 wines curated by our Sommelier.
If a more relaxed experience is desired, visit our lively bar where you can sip classic and creative hand-shaken cocktails or a selection of micro-brewed beers and ales, regional wines, single-malt scotches and fresh squeezed juices and enjoy signature appetizers . Whatever the occasion, from a quiet weeknight dinner to a special private event, let us handle every detail. We'll do the work. You bask in the glory.
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Locally foraged mushrooms, green peas, bonito butter
Fresh tarragon, cream, garlic, white wine, dijon
Very good experience! Will recommend it to friends. But, the parking situation is to be desired. No Parking!
Food was excellent. The server was great. We all enjoyed the meal and all aspects of the restaurant.
Très bon repas, tous les plats des 5 personnes ont été appréciés! Le homard était cuit à la perfection et malgré le prix cela valait le coût (pas une attrape touriste). Attention à la section des salles où vous serez assis.
Sauf l’expresso allongé qui n’était qu’une grande tasse d’eau!
Amazing! Cozy restaurant, amazing food. Great service. Would definitely go back!
My only issue was with the mussels. I found them over cooked stringy and difficult to remove from the shell. The broth and everything else was delicious!!
A great evening. Friendly staff...great atmosphere.
The quality of the food is good, however the menu choices are limited. The overall ambiance of the restaurant is pleasant and the servers are efficient. It is pricey for the quality of the food.
We went for our Anniversary Dinner and it was amazing. It was the best dinner we have had in Halifax!
Food was disappointing cod was lying in a pool of oil and wine in lobster pasta was not cooked off. Cocktails were not good either
Wonderful place to have a nice meal! :-)) We always enjoy our meal here.
This was a Monday and a holiday. I took two out-of-towners. One said it was the best seafood he had ever had.
Late Valentines celebration, it was a quiet night with amazing food and exceptional service.
Staff could t have been more thoughtful and friendly. The food was delicious. Specials were fairly priced.
The restaurant went above and beyond to make my anniversary special even thought it was Valentine’s Day. I was only disappointed I didn’t get my rose (a promotional thing) but since we were almost the last ones there I figured they were out and after how well we were treated it was not an issue that would effect their score. Tiny hiccup in a very happy evening.
Even with the the busy atmosphere of Valentine’s Day. Alain was an excellent server, the food was amazing! Chief incorporated wonderful flavours, I meal I won’t forget. The volume was not an issue and we had a wonderful time. Thank you :)
We had a great Valentines dinner and have had many great meals at the Five Fishermen have no problem recommending it.
Everything was perfect.
Haven’t been here for years - what a wonderful surprise. Warm environment, great service and lovely choices.
Great decor and well payed out. Excellent food with a varied menu. Service was without fault.
Great service. Not “in your face” all the time. Very professional and knowledgeable. Meals were outstanding in flavour and composition. We weren’t at all rushed. A very relaxing dining experience. Then to too it off our waitress brought three desserts for my boyfriend because it was his 65th birthday and she took the time to write Happy Birthday in the icing sugar. It was a wonderful evening. Thanks so much
Always a great meal! We always try to get at least one meal a trip here. Never disappointing
Food was exceptional. Service was outstanding. They made this a very special birthday celebration for my girlfriend. Well done!!
Great atmosphere, awesome specialty drinks, food was delicious and the server was super attractive
I have been coming here off and on for 35 years. The food is superb and the staff display the most professional qualities. Its my go to spot for a superb dinner out with my love. Thank you once again for making our dining experience fantastic. Tom DesChamps
Love the history and stories of the building. Great service, delicious food.
Very 0leased with the service and quality of food. Certainly not e but cheapest seafood joint in the area, but certainly one of the best and most consistent. Service is beyond terrific and knowledgeable.
A nice place, excellent food, a great night out. Had the steak and lobster, awesome
Excellent service and great food, we had a lovely evening and will surely be back.
Fantastic. We really enjoyed our meal. The menu and wine list are excellent. Alain’s service was first class.
My girlfriend and I had an incredible dinner here last night. The food was delicious. The service was fantastic. Great atmosphere as well
Fine dining should not include vibrations and noise from the neighboring bar at 9pm regardless of the time of year. This left the staff in a very awkward position and guests unable to talk over the noise. Both establishments owned by the same person so no excuse and totally unacceptable. I chose the restaurant for my guests and will not recommend in the future.
We went for New Years with another couple. It was their first time and they loved it. So did we. The bizarre thing was we were sitting next to the sign for the washroom but everyone who had to go asked us where it was. They need to have better signage. Otherwise we loved it. Food was amazing! From appetizers to dessert. I was the only to have dessert because everyone else was full. Great spot and great service!
The ambiance was excellent as well as the service. The food was good but I have tasted better. The food seemed to lack seasoning.
Our New Years dinner was excellent. Our server Phil took outstanding care of us. Food was great as expected. Will return.
THE FOOD,SERVICE AND AMBIENCE WAS EXCELLENT.
Words cannot describe the experience. From the moment we entered the restaurant, we were graced by outstanding service, hospitality, and an atmosphere which set the mood for my party of 2. We were celebrating a very special time and their efforts did not go unnoticed. We had an amazing view and a dining room to ourselves at the chefs table. The manager, and server (peter and Peter I believe) were very appropriate in the timing of greeting and caring for us as per our discussions and other happenings. Multiple rounds of oysters led to enjoying an extended duration and absolute pleasantry until the place closed. Scotch & Wine selection was solid (thanks Will), and we were able to fulfill and exceed our needs. Would recommend for a personal evening.
Seemed to be a quiet night however we had a wonderful time. Blackened halibut, mussels...very nice! Great service!
Amazing food and great, attentive service. Would highly recommend.
Great meal with family at this great restaurant! I have eaten here several times and never been disappointed.
Boring limited menu. No green salad. Over priced for what you get. Venue was completely renovated but the place looks boring and was empty. Perfect place for a staff party or convention style dinner but that’s it.
The Five Fishermen is rated 4.5 stars by 1807 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.