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Amanda’s guidebook

Amanda

Amanda’s guidebook

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"One of the best and most popular restaurants in Halifax at the moment - reservations are not possible but it is worth the trouble for lunch, dinner or the extremely popular brunch on Saturday or Sunday. Closed Monday."
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Edna
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"One of the best and most popular restaurants in Halifax at the moment - reservations are not possible but it is worth the trouble for lunch, dinner or the extremely popular brunch on Saturday or Sunday. Closed Monday."
This upmarket veteran known for its local seafood menu also serves steaks, burgers & martinis... Also, well known for it's ghost stories as it served as a morgue in the early 1900's during two major disasters, ie Titanic and Halifax Explosion.
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The Five Fishermen
1740 Argyle Street
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This upmarket veteran known for its local seafood menu also serves steaks, burgers & martinis... Also, well known for it's ghost stories as it served as a morgue in the early 1900's during two major disasters, ie Titanic and Halifax Explosion.
"Cocktails, draft beer & elevated comfort dishes are served at this popular hangout with a patio"
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The Foggy Goggle
1667 Argyle Street
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"Cocktails, draft beer & elevated comfort dishes are served at this popular hangout with a patio"
The Coast rated this one for best fine dining. An atmospheric italian eatery located on waterfront.
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The Bicycle Thief
1475 Lower Water Street, Bishop's Landing
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The Coast rated this one for best fine dining. An atmospheric italian eatery located on waterfront.
"Nestled in Halifax’s North End, Agricola Street Brasserie elevates dining to an inspired culinary experience"
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Agricola Street Brasserie
2540 Agricola St
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"Nestled in Halifax’s North End, Agricola Street Brasserie elevates dining to an inspired culinary experience"
One of the best breakfast spots in Halifax! A favorite among locals.
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The Coastal Cafe
2731 Robie Street
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One of the best breakfast spots in Halifax! A favorite among locals.
One of the best fine dining seafood restaurants in Halifax. Refined restaurant serving oysters, lobster & steaks in a former fire station dating from 1906.
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McKelvie's Restaurant
1680 Lower Water St
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One of the best fine dining seafood restaurants in Halifax. Refined restaurant serving oysters, lobster & steaks in a former fire station dating from 1906.
Irish pub with tasty food and live music every day. Also, has a lively atmosphere.
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The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse
5136 Prince Street
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Irish pub with tasty food and live music every day. Also, has a lively atmosphere.
The Coast rates Darrell's best burger place. Their peanut butter burger is well loved. A favorite among locals.
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Darrell's Restaurant
5576 Fenwick Street
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The Coast rates Darrell's best burger place. Their peanut butter burger is well loved. A favorite among locals.
Family-run landmark since 1989 with pub grub & local craft beers, plus live blues & a amazing rooftop deck overlooking Spring Garden Rd.
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Your Father's Moustache
5686 Spring Garden Rd
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Family-run landmark since 1989 with pub grub & local craft beers, plus live blues & a amazing rooftop deck overlooking Spring Garden Rd.
Best known for it's atmosphere. "Bustling, retro-inspired Canadian bistro serving pub grub & cocktails, with local art & jazz nights"
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Economy Shoe Shop Café and Bar
1663 Argyle Street
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Best known for it's atmosphere. "Bustling, retro-inspired Canadian bistro serving pub grub & cocktails, with local art & jazz nights"
Known for their famous Oyster Bar for a selection of Maritime oysters, succulent appetizers and an extensive list of wines and martinis. Enjoy one of Nova Scotia's largest scotch selections, featuring over 75 single malts and listen to our grand piano played by some of Halifax's finest musicians every Friday and Saturday night, beginning at 8:30pm.
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The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar
5218 Prince St
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Known for their famous Oyster Bar for a selection of Maritime oysters, succulent appetizers and an extensive list of wines and martinis. Enjoy one of Nova Scotia's largest scotch selections, featuring over 75 single malts and listen to our grand piano played by some of Halifax's finest musicians every Friday and Saturday night, beginning at 8:30pm.
"Bar Kismet is refined, relaxed and a little bit retro." This place made Canada's top 100 restaurants.
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Bar Kismet
2733 Agricola St
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"Bar Kismet is refined, relaxed and a little bit retro." This place made Canada's top 100 restaurants.
Best Vegan Restaurant rated by The Coast readers. "Vegan dishes made with locally sourced ingredients are showcased at this bright, contemporary cafe."
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enVie A Vegan Kitchen
5775 Charles Street
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Best Vegan Restaurant rated by The Coast readers. "Vegan dishes made with locally sourced ingredients are showcased at this bright, contemporary cafe."
Pizzeria offering gourmet thin-crust New York style authentic Italian Pizza, Hot Hero Sandwiches & Cannoli for Dessert.
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Salvatore's Pizzaiolo Trattoria
5541 Young St
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Pizzeria offering gourmet thin-crust New York style authentic Italian Pizza, Hot Hero Sandwiches & Cannoli for Dessert.
Internationally inspired menu with local ingredients, craft cocktails, beer, cider & happy hour.
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Field Guide
2076 Gottingen St
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Internationally inspired menu with local ingredients, craft cocktails, beer, cider & happy hour.
Favorite Local Cafe's
Chic stop for espresso drinks & cafe fare with vegan & gluten-friendly options, plus retail beans. This is a cafe with heart as they have a fight hunger token program
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The Nook on Gottingen
2116 Gottingen St
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Chic stop for espresso drinks & cafe fare with vegan & gluten-friendly options, plus retail beans. This is a cafe with heart as they have a fight hunger token program
Artisanal ice cream and wonderful burritos, and coffee.
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Dee Dee's Ice Cream
5668 Cornwallis Street
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Artisanal ice cream and wonderful burritos, and coffee.
"Sweet lil' neighbourhood spot, slinging espresso-based bevvies, tasty snacks and elegant vibes."
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CAFÉ LARA
2347 Agricola St
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"Sweet lil' neighbourhood spot, slinging espresso-based bevvies, tasty snacks and elegant vibes."
The LF Bakery is a french inspired bakery where you will find everything from croissants, chocolatines, baguettes, brioche, various tartelettes, sandwiches and soup to name a few. Make sure to get their early as items get sold out fast!
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LF Bakery
2063 Gottingen St
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The LF Bakery is a french inspired bakery where you will find everything from croissants, chocolatines, baguettes, brioche, various tartelettes, sandwiches and soup to name a few. Make sure to get their early as items get sold out fast!
This place rated number 1 for best coffee in Halifax's The Coast. " it's a "Time-tested coffee shop serving beverages made with house-roasted beans in a small, laid-back space."
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Java Blend Coffee Roasters
6027 North Street
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This place rated number 1 for best coffee in Halifax's The Coast. " it's a "Time-tested coffee shop serving beverages made with house-roasted beans in a small, laid-back space."
"The liquor-licensed cafe at this north end hostel and hangout serves tasty breakfast sandwiches, salads and soups, samosas and baked goods to hungry tourists and locals on the run. Sip on a coffee on Alteregos' patio, dance your butt off at a DJ night or stop by for weekend brunch to cure what ails you."
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Alteregos Coffee House
2193 Gottingen Street
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"The liquor-licensed cafe at this north end hostel and hangout serves tasty breakfast sandwiches, salads and soups, samosas and baked goods to hungry tourists and locals on the run. Sip on a coffee on Alteregos' patio, dance your butt off at a DJ night or stop by for weekend brunch to cure what ails you."
Markets, Specialty Food Stores, Natural Grocers and Supermarketss
'Artisanal French charcuterie and cheese shop using mostly local ingredients - very, very tasty. You can also book for an 8 course tasting menu in their The Kitchen Table dining room. "Our ever changing menu involves using local and foraged ingredients. We accommodate any allergies, dietary restriction, vegetarian and pescatarian. We offer a suggested wine pairing, a wine list by the bottle or you may choose to bring your own wine. The dining room consists of 14 seats at the communal table and 6 seats at the kitchen counter. The kitchen table is open Wednesday to Saturday year around."
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Ratinaud
2082 Gottingen St
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'Artisanal French charcuterie and cheese shop using mostly local ingredients - very, very tasty. You can also book for an 8 course tasting menu in their The Kitchen Table dining room. "Our ever changing menu involves using local and foraged ingredients. We accommodate any allergies, dietary restriction, vegetarian and pescatarian. We offer a suggested wine pairing, a wine list by the bottle or you may choose to bring your own wine. The dining room consists of 14 seats at the communal table and 6 seats at the kitchen counter. The kitchen table is open Wednesday to Saturday year around."
"The Historic Farmers' Market is located in downtown Halifax's Brewery Square. Stroll through the bustling courtyards & rooms of a 200-year-old, granite & ironstone heritage building. Meet local, small-scale farmers & artisans. Enjoy freshly-prepared food in a traditional market setting. Open every Saturday, 7am-1pm"
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Halifax Brewery Farmers’ Market
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"The Historic Farmers' Market is located in downtown Halifax's Brewery Square. Stroll through the bustling courtyards & rooms of a 200-year-old, granite & ironstone heritage building. Meet local, small-scale farmers & artisans. Enjoy freshly-prepared food in a traditional market setting. Open every Saturday, 7am-1pm"
"Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market is the longest continuously running Market in North America. Open 7 days a week but at its liveliest on Saturday when there are usually 250 vendors on site." http://www.halifaxfarmersmarket.com/
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Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
1209 Marginal Rd
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"Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market is the longest continuously running Market in North America. Open 7 days a week but at its liveliest on Saturday when there are usually 250 vendors on site." http://www.halifaxfarmersmarket.com/
Joe's corner store is only a 30 second walk away. Friendly family owned and operated with a variety of items available.
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Joe's corner store is only a 30 second walk away. Friendly family owned and operated with a variety of items available.
"Best Korean Grocery Store in Halifax. There is a good reason why this place has been around so long. Top rated, very friendly and helpful family run grocery."
JJ Korean Mart
2326 Gottingen St
"Best Korean Grocery Store in Halifax. There is a good reason why this place has been around so long. Top rated, very friendly and helpful family run grocery."
"Grocery store with a large selection and only 15 mins walk or couple mins drive from house. Close to a NSLC (provincially run liquor store) and other restaurants on Quinpool Road." This is a non-plastic bag grocery, so make sure to bring your own bag or buy a reusable one from them.
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Atlantic Superstore
6139 Quinpool Rd
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"Grocery store with a large selection and only 15 mins walk or couple mins drive from house. Close to a NSLC (provincially run liquor store) and other restaurants on Quinpool Road." This is a non-plastic bag grocery, so make sure to bring your own bag or buy a reusable one from them.
Open 24 hours 7 days a week!
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Sobeys North &Windsor
2651 Windsor Street
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Open 24 hours 7 days a week!
"The Grainery Food Co-Operative is a non-profit, volunteer run organization dedicated to making local and organic food affordable and available to Halifax communities. "
The Grainery Food Cooperative
2385 Agricola St
"The Grainery Food Co-Operative is a non-profit, volunteer run organization dedicated to making local and organic food affordable and available to Halifax communities. "
"Local Source is a neighbourhood market specializing in farm fresh produce, baked goods and artisan cheeses located in the growing north end of Halifax."
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Local Source Market
5783 Charles Street
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"Local Source is a neighbourhood market specializing in farm fresh produce, baked goods and artisan cheeses located in the growing north end of Halifax."
"Fill your lunch box with tasty baklava, shawarma, falafels, tabouli and hummus from the cheery orange and yellow cafe, or browse through the store for Middle Eastern foodstuffs—including dried lentils, fruit, pitas and spices—for your own home-cooked meal."
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Mid-East Food Centre
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"Fill your lunch box with tasty baklava, shawarma, falafels, tabouli and hummus from the cheery orange and yellow cafe, or browse through the store for Middle Eastern foodstuffs—including dried lentils, fruit, pitas and spices—for your own home-cooked meal."
"Casual Jewish deli & restaurant preparing staples like overstuffed sandwiches, smoked meats & fish."
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Hali Deli - Old World Delicatessen
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"Casual Jewish deli & restaurant preparing staples like overstuffed sandwiches, smoked meats & fish."
"Check out a constantly changing selection of fresh-made doughnuts heavy on pop culture references, Instagram-ready decoration and come-back-for-more taste."
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Vandal Doughnuts
2605 Agricola St
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"Check out a constantly changing selection of fresh-made doughnuts heavy on pop culture references, Instagram-ready decoration and come-back-for-more taste."
Breweries, Pubs and Live Music Venues
"The Seahorse Tavern is a thing of legend, one of the oldest pubs in Halifax. The Seahorse still is best known as a live music venue, hosting live bands in all genres, DJs, festivals, special events and karaoke nights."
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Seahorse Tavern
2037 Gottingen St
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"The Seahorse Tavern is a thing of legend, one of the oldest pubs in Halifax. The Seahorse still is best known as a live music venue, hosting live bands in all genres, DJs, festivals, special events and karaoke nights."
"The Marquee Club is truly a thing of legend, the north end's famed live music venue offers up an amazing concert space for music-makers of both local and international fame"
The Marquee Ballroom
"The Marquee Club is truly a thing of legend, the north end's famed live music venue offers up an amazing concert space for music-makers of both local and international fame"
"Since 1974 The Pub, formally known as The Lower Deck, has been home to many musicians like Great Big Sea at the start of their career, and currently Signal Hill, Shaydid & Wreckhouse to name a few. Whether you come alone or with friends, you will be sure to know your neighbours by the end of the night."
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The Lower Deck
1887 Upper Water St
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"Since 1974 The Pub, formally known as The Lower Deck, has been home to many musicians like Great Big Sea at the start of their career, and currently Signal Hill, Shaydid & Wreckhouse to name a few. Whether you come alone or with friends, you will be sure to know your neighbours by the end of the night."
"Located on Barrington Street in downtown Halifax, Stillwell is the place to go for great craft beers from Nova Scotia’s flourishing craft brewing community and beyond. On draught or freshly conditioned in casks and bottles, the beers are exciting, flavourful, and always changing"
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Stillwell
1672 Barrington St
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"Located on Barrington Street in downtown Halifax, Stillwell is the place to go for great craft beers from Nova Scotia’s flourishing craft brewing community and beyond. On draught or freshly conditioned in casks and bottles, the beers are exciting, flavourful, and always changing"
G"us’ cowboy-granddaddy mascot and his hilarious one-liners have earned a loyal fan base among the city’s music lovers, and with good reason. Pitchers of beer pour freely and cheaply as indie bands from across the country entertain on the cozy corner stage to an eclectic north end audience."
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Gus' Pub
2605 Agricola Street
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G"us’ cowboy-granddaddy mascot and his hilarious one-liners have earned a loyal fan base among the city’s music lovers, and with good reason. Pitchers of beer pour freely and cheaply as indie bands from across the country entertain on the cozy corner stage to an eclectic north end audience."
"This unpretentious destination for live blues also serves ribs by the pound, burgers & snacks."
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Bearly's House Of Blues & Ribs
1269 Barrington Street
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"This unpretentious destination for live blues also serves ribs by the pound, burgers & snacks."
"This inclusive bar and live music venue pours up drinks and entertainment most nights of the week. Check out regular jams, indie music, drag shows, DJ’d dance parties and karaoke—all folks are welcome here."
Menz & Mollyz Bar
2182 Gottingen St
"This inclusive bar and live music venue pours up drinks and entertainment most nights of the week. Check out regular jams, indie music, drag shows, DJ’d dance parties and karaoke—all folks are welcome here."
"This no-labels club brings in international DJs, great local and visiting bands, hosts theme parties and drag shows, and caters to anyone as long as the goal is to have fun. If you are ready to break a sweat, this nightclub is calling for you."
Reflections Cabaret
"This no-labels club brings in international DJs, great local and visiting bands, hosts theme parties and drag shows, and caters to anyone as long as the goal is to have fun. If you are ready to break a sweat, this nightclub is calling for you."
"Spacious modern club offering cocktails & bottle service, with high-energy DJs & late-night dancing."
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Pacifico
1505 Barrington St
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"Spacious modern club offering cocktails & bottle service, with high-energy DJs & late-night dancing."
"The Midtown Tavern and Lounge has been serving Halifax since 1949. Our nightclub Boomers operates Friday,Saturday and Sunday nights."
Midtown Tavern & Lounge
1744 Grafton Street
"The Midtown Tavern and Lounge has been serving Halifax since 1949. Our nightclub Boomers operates Friday,Saturday and Sunday nights."
"Propeller Brewing Company is Nova Scotia’s best selling microbrewery. Our International award winning, all-natural ales and lagers are available at liquor stores, fine bars and restaurants throughout Nova Scotia."
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Propeller Brewing Co (The)
2015 GOTTINGEN ST
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"Propeller Brewing Company is Nova Scotia’s best selling microbrewery. Our International award winning, all-natural ales and lagers are available at liquor stores, fine bars and restaurants throughout Nova Scotia."
"Crafting awesome ciders from Nova Scotia apples at Halifax's first & only Urban Cidery. Production, tasting bar and taproom located in North End Halifax NS"
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Chain Yard Urban Cidery
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"Crafting awesome ciders from Nova Scotia apples at Halifax's first & only Urban Cidery. Production, tasting bar and taproom located in North End Halifax NS"
"Sourwood Cider has Eastern European-inspired food offerings, which include sauerkraut, dumplings and pierogies. There are four taps dedicated to housemade ciders and four taps for rotating ciders and craft beers."
Sourwood Cider
5576 Cornwallis St
"Sourwood Cider has Eastern European-inspired food offerings, which include sauerkraut, dumplings and pierogies. There are four taps dedicated to housemade ciders and four taps for rotating ciders and craft beers."
"A brewery run by three BFFs, Good Robot's home base is an incubator for good times. Both a cold beer store and slick-as-hell tap room, the north end hangout serves Robot brews, fellow locals and delish snacks both indoors and out—check out its sweet Gastroturf beer garden."
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Good Robot Brewing Company
2736 Robie St
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"A brewery run by three BFFs, Good Robot's home base is an incubator for good times. Both a cold beer store and slick-as-hell tap room, the north end hangout serves Robot brews, fellow locals and delish snacks both indoors and out—check out its sweet Gastroturf beer garden."
"The province's flagship legal cannabis shop. It was the only stand-alone weed store when prohibition ended October 17, 2018, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation's other pot outlets sharing space under the same roof with the alcohol. This location does have a boozy past, however. In another era, Clyde Street was the NSLC's flagship downtown liquor store."
The Port
5482 Clyde St
"The province's flagship legal cannabis shop. It was the only stand-alone weed store when prohibition ended October 17, 2018, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation's other pot outlets sharing space under the same roof with the alcohol. This location does have a boozy past, however. In another era, Clyde Street was the NSLC's flagship downtown liquor store."
Sightseeing
"Arguably, there is no site more iconic in Nova Scotia than Peggy’s Cove, the small fishing village just 40 kms from Halifax. The lighthouse perched on top of the rocks, overlooking the rolling waves, is one of the most photographed and visited sites in the country."
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Peggys Cove
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"Arguably, there is no site more iconic in Nova Scotia than Peggy’s Cove, the small fishing village just 40 kms from Halifax. The lighthouse perched on top of the rocks, overlooking the rolling waves, is one of the most photographed and visited sites in the country."
"Surrounded by sparkling ocean, a working port, local artisans, seasonal vendors and year-round businesses, the Halifax waterfront boardwalk is a can’t-miss item on your visit to Halifax! There is truly nothing else like it in Canada, making it easy to see why the Halifax Waterfront is the number-one most-visited attraction in Nova Scotia." Take the ferry over to Dartmouth for $2.75 on the waterfront (ask for a transfer to get the boat or bus back)... You'll get a cheap boat ride and be able to see amazing view of Halifax.
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Halifax Waterfront
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"Surrounded by sparkling ocean, a working port, local artisans, seasonal vendors and year-round businesses, the Halifax waterfront boardwalk is a can’t-miss item on your visit to Halifax! There is truly nothing else like it in Canada, making it easy to see why the Halifax Waterfront is the number-one most-visited attraction in Nova Scotia." Take the ferry over to Dartmouth for $2.75 on the waterfront (ask for a transfer to get the boat or bus back)... You'll get a cheap boat ride and be able to see amazing view of Halifax.
"Point Pleasant Park situated in the south end of the Halifax peninsula is a historic 75-hectare wooded park crisscrossed with 39 km of easy winding trails and wide paths, many wheelchair-accessible. Visitors can experience preserved ruins of early fortifications, coastal ecosystems, as well as cultural resources. "
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Point Pleasant Park
5530 Point Pleasant Dr
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"Point Pleasant Park situated in the south end of the Halifax peninsula is a historic 75-hectare wooded park crisscrossed with 39 km of easy winding trails and wide paths, many wheelchair-accessible. Visitors can experience preserved ruins of early fortifications, coastal ecosystems, as well as cultural resources. "
"It’s not an exaggeration to say Halifax, a city on the sea, owes its existence to the Citadel. It was the large hill overlooking the easily defended harbour below that led the British military to found the town there in 1749...The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site gives visitors the opportunity to explore the history of the fortress and the soldiers who were stationed there, walk within its walls – both inside and out –, and literally touch a piece of Halifax’s military history. "
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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
5425 Sackville St
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"It’s not an exaggeration to say Halifax, a city on the sea, owes its existence to the Citadel. It was the large hill overlooking the easily defended harbour below that led the British military to found the town there in 1749...The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site gives visitors the opportunity to explore the history of the fortress and the soldiers who were stationed there, walk within its walls – both inside and out –, and literally touch a piece of Halifax’s military history. "
"As one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian Garden in North America, the Halifax Public Gardens is located in the heart of Halifax. Located on 17-acres and enclosed by a wrought-iron fence with a magnificent set of ornamental gates, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens to view many floral displays that include exotic and semi-tropical ornamental species, trees, shrubs, statues, and fountains."
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Halifax Public Gardens
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"As one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian Garden in North America, the Halifax Public Gardens is located in the heart of Halifax. Located on 17-acres and enclosed by a wrought-iron fence with a magnificent set of ornamental gates, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens to view many floral displays that include exotic and semi-tropical ornamental species, trees, shrubs, statues, and fountains."
"This UNESCO World Heritage Site – with its narrow streets and unique architecture – is also the home port of Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II. The graceful ship is a replica of the original fishing boat that found fame as a racing schooner."
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Lunenburg
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"This UNESCO World Heritage Site – with its narrow streets and unique architecture – is also the home port of Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II. The graceful ship is a replica of the original fishing boat that found fame as a racing schooner."
Activities and Museums
"The Oval is open year round! Get outside and enjoy free public ice skating in the winter and free biking, roller blading and roller-skating in spring/summer. There are also skates and helmets available for use at no charge."
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Emera Oval
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"The Oval is open year round! Get outside and enjoy free public ice skating in the winter and free biking, roller blading and roller-skating in spring/summer. There are also skates and helmets available for use at no charge."
Centennial Pool offers: Six lanes with a movable bulkhead (pool can be set up for long or short course) The only 10 meter diving tower complex in Nova Scotia. One and three-meter springboards Therapeutic chair lift and EZ Ladder Spectator gallery
Centennial Pool
1970 Gottingen St
Centennial Pool offers: Six lanes with a movable bulkhead (pool can be set up for long or short course) The only 10 meter diving tower complex in Nova Scotia. One and three-meter springboards Therapeutic chair lift and EZ Ladder Spectator gallery
"The Canada Games Centre was built for the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Clayton Park, a suburb of Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was the venue for artistic gymnastics, badminton, and synchronized swimming competition. It is now used as a fitness, swimming, track, basketball, and yoga recreation facility."
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Canada Games Centre
26 Thomas Raddall Dr
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"The Canada Games Centre was built for the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Clayton Park, a suburb of Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was the venue for artistic gymnastics, badminton, and synchronized swimming competition. It is now used as a fitness, swimming, track, basketball, and yoga recreation facility."
Rainbow Haven Beach is voted #1 place to go swimming in HRM. It's a large lifeguard supervised white sandy beach (in the summer) and water is not as cold as other beaches.
Rainbow Haven Beach
Rainbow Haven Beach is voted #1 place to go swimming in HRM. It's a large lifeguard supervised white sandy beach (in the summer) and water is not as cold as other beaches.
"Experience the natural beauty and unique history of the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway! As a multi-use trail and waterway stretching from the Atlantic to the Bay of Fundy, the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway provides diverse recreational opportunities for visitors. Well-maintained trails provide walking, cycling, camping, and cross-country skiing opportunities within affiliated park areas. Entry-level to expert paddlers will enjoy boating, canoeing, and kayaking along the waterway. The more adventurous can take on the world’s highest tides at the upper end of the waterway, where the Shubenacadie River meets the waters of the Bay of Fundy. White-water rafting on the the tidal bore rapids is a safe and fun adventure for the whole family, and there are numerous tour operators in the area that provide this exhilarating experience to visitors." https://www.shubenacadiecanal.ca/recreation
Shubenacadie Canal
"Experience the natural beauty and unique history of the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway! As a multi-use trail and waterway stretching from the Atlantic to the Bay of Fundy, the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway provides diverse recreational opportunities for visitors. Well-maintained trails provide walking, cycling, camping, and cross-country skiing opportunities within affiliated park areas. Entry-level to expert paddlers will enjoy boating, canoeing, and kayaking along the waterway. The more adventurous can take on the world’s highest tides at the upper end of the waterway, where the Shubenacadie River meets the waters of the Bay of Fundy. White-water rafting on the the tidal bore rapids is a safe and fun adventure for the whole family, and there are numerous tour operators in the area that provide this exhilarating experience to visitors." https://www.shubenacadiecanal.ca/recreation
"Try your hand at Halifax’s best bouldering gym! We offer climbing for all levels. From first timers to experts, everyone is welcome. Also, Grab coffee, food and drinks in our Cafe! We offer lots of seating space where people can work, study and relax."
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Seven Bays Bouldering
2019 Gottingen St
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"Try your hand at Halifax’s best bouldering gym! We offer climbing for all levels. From first timers to experts, everyone is welcome. Also, Grab coffee, food and drinks in our Cafe! We offer lots of seating space where people can work, study and relax."
"The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a public provincial art museum based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The art museum's primary building complex is located in downtown Halifax, and takes up approximately 6,200 square metres of space." Thursday nights are free from 5 until close. https://www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca/
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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
1723 Hollis St
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"The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a public provincial art museum based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The art museum's primary building complex is located in downtown Halifax, and takes up approximately 6,200 square metres of space." Thursday nights are free from 5 until close. https://www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca/
"Discover the answer to these questions and more as you explore the wonders of Nova Scotia’s land and sea at the Museum of Natural History. See ancient fossils, glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures from an ocean tide pool, deadly mushrooms, frogs and snakes and whale skeletons. From an eagle’s nest to the ocean floor, there’s something for everyone."
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Museum of Natural History
1747 Summer Street
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"Discover the answer to these questions and more as you explore the wonders of Nova Scotia’s land and sea at the Museum of Natural History. See ancient fossils, glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures from an ocean tide pool, deadly mushrooms, frogs and snakes and whale skeletons. From an eagle’s nest to the ocean floor, there’s something for everyone."
"The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is Canada's national museum of immigration. The museum occupies part of Pier 21, the former ocean liner terminal and immigration shed from 1928 to 1971. Pier 21 is Canada's last remaining ocean immigration shed."
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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Rd
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"The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is Canada's national museum of immigration. The museum occupies part of Pier 21, the former ocean liner terminal and immigration shed from 1928 to 1971. Pier 21 is Canada's last remaining ocean immigration shed."
"Located in the heart of Halifax’s waterfront, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come to define Nova Scotia and its relationship with the sea."
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
1675 Lower Water Street
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"Located in the heart of Halifax’s waterfront, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come to define Nova Scotia and its relationship with the sea."
"Long Lake Provincial Park is a treasured summer destination for the people of Halifax. The park was recently featured on a list of the “top 10 places to cool down in the summer” by the Chronicle Herald. Since 2016, the forested area of the park has been open for all to explore thanks to the accessible Lakeview Trail. These days, the lake itself has become even easier for all to enjoy. This past July, the Long Lake Adventure Company opened its doors to the public. The company offers kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals to make it easier for people to get out on the lake and enjoy all four corners of the park. The Long Lake Adventure Company is a small business located at the boat launch in Long Lake Park (75 Old Sambro Road) for those looking for a more specific address." https://www.longlakeadventurecompany.ca/
Long Lake Adventure Company
75 Old Sambro Rd
"Long Lake Provincial Park is a treasured summer destination for the people of Halifax. The park was recently featured on a list of the “top 10 places to cool down in the summer” by the Chronicle Herald. Since 2016, the forested area of the park has been open for all to explore thanks to the accessible Lakeview Trail. These days, the lake itself has become even easier for all to enjoy. This past July, the Long Lake Adventure Company opened its doors to the public. The company offers kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals to make it easier for people to get out on the lake and enjoy all four corners of the park. The Long Lake Adventure Company is a small business located at the boat launch in Long Lake Park (75 Old Sambro Road) for those looking for a more specific address." https://www.longlakeadventurecompany.ca/