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Gio

1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
+1 902-425-1987
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 382 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife & i stayed at the Price George Hotel, & of course had our breakfast there each day of our stay. Breakfast was very good, that Staff are fantastic, very attentive, Highly recommend.

Thank Firechief51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel to Halifax every year a corporate Christmas party and this year it was a the Gio on Market Street. It was an exceptional evening. OK, the bacon scallop and the lobster (need I say more) appetizers were cooked to perfection and well there...More

Thank mcguiverw
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The service was amazing, food delicious, atmosphere perfect. From appetizers to desserts to the wine in between it was perfect. 10/10!

Thank terraps
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Can't ask for anything better than a PERFECT 10, terraps!! Thank you very much for the great rating and comments. Very humbling!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Group of 8 seniors (university friends) staying at Prince George had dinner here. Jared had arranged for us to have the adjoining semi-private area, which was perfect. We made a first class evening of it, and thoroughly enjoyed Jessica (?) as our friendly and excellent...More

Thank TX2OBX
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Jessica and I were happy to have been a part of your successful evening, TX2OBX! You were a joy for Jessica to serve and we'd love to have you back anytime, and hopefully have the chance to meet. Take care until next time!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Really love this place. I have to admit I only have been here for lunch but plan to try it for dinner. I love the atmosphere as well as the food . My pasta was great . So flavourful . Wonderful staff as well.

Thank easterntreker
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

If you love lunch, you'll be enamored with our dinner menu, easterntreker. We hope to see you in soon!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Heather and I were at Gio last night for our anniversary. It was our first time there so, when I made the reservation, I mentioned that it was our anniversary and asked for a more intimate place to sit, rather than front and centre. The...More

Thank TDBrodie
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had a lovely dinner. Each dish was a work of art on the plate, and delicious. Creative ingredients combined, fresh seafood. Just great. One drawback was the small portions. We ordered two appetizer plates intending to share, one grilled octopus and one gourd salad...More

Thank dickanddoug
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Glad you had a lovely dinner, dickanddoug! And thank you for the feedback as well. It's always nice to hear what our guests think, and to include it in our discussions. Thank you for the great comments on your meal, and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Gio is a semi modern bistro style style restaurant but not any kind of gourmet temple. The decor is relaxed and the service is friendly and prompt. The lunch menu mainly consists of burgers, pasta and soups. The quality of the food is very good...More

Thank RoteFuchs
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

I'm not sure why a relaxed lunch is all you should seek us out for, RoteFuchs. Maybe you should come in for dinner and see what you're missing. Glad you liked lunch!

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had our best meal in Canada in Gio. The food was fantastic and nicely presented. We tried the Bison as an alternative to beef and it was delicious and so tender. The staff were very friendly and helpful.More

Thank EricEssex2014
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Best meal in Canada... doesn't get much more flattering than that, EricEssex2014. That is extremely kind of you to say... and I wish I could better convey how much all of us love comments like these. Very motivating and appreciated, to say the least. We...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered the beef tenderloin - it was absolutely fantastic! I would highly recommend. This restaurant definitely deserves to be rated #1 in Halifax.More

Thank Jess M
JaredWall, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for the endorsement, Jess M! We definitely are battling it out for the #1 spot, with a few of the city's finest... and when we dip, at least we are in great company. Hopefully we can hang on and many more people will...More

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montegsells
23 October 2016|
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Response from DME312 | Reviewed this property |
Casual to dressy. Everything goes.
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Barbara B
3 October 2015|
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Response from Royfan | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it wouldn't surprise me! Suggestion would be to call them. They are very friendly and accommodating and would be able to tell you about any specials they may have!
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Barbara B
3 October 2015|
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Response from PBMaritimer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, do not know. Best to contact Gio - they are very good about getting back to you. I would expect that the hotel would be offering something for Thanksgiving, but do not know for sure. The restaurant is in the Prince... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-1987
  • This restaurant is at Prince George Hotel
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