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Seafood, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
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Downtown Halifax
0.9 km from Halifax Public Gardens
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An unpretentious old-school diner a few blocks from the waterfront. If you're willing to trade a nautical name and decor for a water view, the hearty, well-prepared meals will reward you with better value than the usual tourist traps. The corner location is clean and...well-lit by large windows. Our server was very amiable and efficient. The menu is refreshingly varied, with a Greek touch to some of the offerings.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobster dinner was excellent. Although the prime rib my husband ordered was too rare for his liking, the kitchen gladly took it back and gave him a more well cooked (medium) steak that was very good. The part of our experience that really stood...out was the service. Our server, Thomas, was attentive, provided good recommendations and was happy to make accommodations on the meal and bill for the undercooked beef. We left vey happy and would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Halifax. The rice pudding dessert with the lobster dinner was outstanding.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

they gave me dirty salate. they do not reply to messages. shame. the lettuce was all dirty in the sand.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large portions of mediocre food Large portions of mediocre food Large portions of mediocre food Mediocre food... in large portions

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast. The ham and eggs special was well priced and tasted delicious. The service was efficient and all the staff were very welcoming. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seafood chowder and lobster dinners...food was very good but their service was super slow...took more than 30mins for our lobster dinner to arrive and they're not that busy already that night as past 8pm. They also don't take reservations so have do walk...in instead.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and nice, the menu had a lot of choices, but the actual food was disappointing. Roast potatoes were mush, vegetables overcooked and bland, scallops not much flavour either. Not terrible but there are a lot of nice options in downtown Halifax. Maybe...their all-day breakfast would be a better choice.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021

Great dishes and very good price nice staffs. Close to downtown halifax and few meters from water view

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 9, 2021 via mobile

Visiting in Halifax, decided to go ‘where the locals go’. Although restaurant was busy it didnt appear overly busy. I think the owner or manager sat us as other servers were busy but didnt ask us about drinks or tell us about ‘specials’. Waited at...least 15 minutes before i had to go up to counter to ask for a drink and they apologized, said they forgot about us. Had to ask for an appetizer to hold us over. Other tables around us also waited an extraordinary long time even for ordering drinks. Food finally came after an extremely long wait, but brought one of us the wrong order. Its hard for me to accurately rate the restaurant. Food was very good, hot and good size portions. But customer service requires attention. Only realized they had drink specials as we left!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 6, 2021 via mobile

This restaurant was terrible. Everything was very salty, to the point of being inedible. The service was fine, but the meal was the worst I’ve had in a very long time. Avoid. There are many good options for a great meal in the area -...this isn’t one of them.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Response from Kinuck2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were there twice and didn't see any dogs in the restaurant. There is no outside patio and the restaurant is located at the corner of a busy street so I wouldn't suggest leaving the dog outside.
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Yes, Bluenose 2 Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Bluenose 2 Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5