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1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
+1 902-423-6818
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (208 reviews)
“crab cakes” (83 reviews)
“scallops” (103 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
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Reviewed today

Perfectly located on the water, the ambience and service could not be better. There's two levels of service & I was in the more modest section. Had crab cakes and they were okay but nothing to write home about.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Feels upscale inside and great view, right on the harbor. Food was mediocre. Ordered crab cakes with salad which was listed as a main for $20. The tiniest crab cakes I have ever been served as a main. Came with a boring garden salad. Also...More

Thank swim_bunny2012
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ate downstairs. The by-the-glass wine selection was disappointingly minimal. For dinner, I ordered the maple ginger salmon with mashed potatoes and veg. The glaze on the salmon made it look like cafeteria food, and it was a small piece but the taste was good....More

Thank Canuckmummy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oysters were butchered on the half shell. The cold shrimp were somewhat warm, obviously just defrosted. Complained about the shrimp but server obviously didn’t hear me because of his severe cold. Last time here at least we could gaze at the Bluenose. In the...More

1  Thank MCHBurgess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated right beside the water on the patio which was lovely! Our server was kind, professional and attentive. The food was average, nothing super special, although the seafood was fresh- it was expected to be eating in Halifax. The bread we ordered was...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great (on the water) but the food is a miss, as is the service. Nothing to special except the location is nice.

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don t lake . The food John smith l was long there once bony eat there any more SErvea waste verer poor

Thank aphasiagroup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Saltys tonight April 4th. The SERVICE was GREAT but the food was disappointing. The lobster chowder lacked flavour as did the lobster pasta, I wondered where the lobster was for the incredible price of $39.99 for the pasta it was very disappointing....More

1  Thank Bbabe123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a early reservation for dinner. Out waitress though pleasant was rushed with taking our order - the restaurant was empty! I had the Smoked salmon with capers on canapes......so so, but poor value for money. My main was the Bouillabaisse...... I've had this...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated on Halifax Harbor on the waterfront, lovely view. Local culinary delights await....seafood is of course the specialty...there will be no dissapointment.

Thank Constance H
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Dennis C
20 March 2018|
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Response from avalily | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. Would never use it while out dining.
Mary S
9 August 2016|
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Response from Rick P | Reviewed this property |
There is some public parking at the wharf but limited. You may have to find street parking within a few books.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-6818
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