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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” (206 reviews)
“crab cakes” (85 reviews)
“scallops” (103 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

I love lamb and I was really pleased to see it on the menu at Salty's. When lamb shanks are on the menu, I will often try those but my preference is the rack of lamb. We were upstairs and had a 2 for 1...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a business lunch with a colleague. They had a gluten free menu which was an excellent start. We sat on the upper level at a window facing the water. Great view! The food was excellent and well priced and the staff were very...More

Thank R6161CKsarahs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of five was looking for fish and chips. So we tried Salty’s, which was the first visit for all. The fish was perfectly fresh, the batter was light and crispy. We also had mussels and calamari aps. All the food was well done...More

Thank PSBTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is top notch, food was excellent ambiance is second to none. Had a steak which was cooked to perfection , I would have liked to see more veg on the plate, chowder was as good as it gets in Halifax. Have been coming here...More

Thank Grifforr
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this establishment on Sunday around noon. The restaurant was not very busy with only a few tables occupied. I ordered the fish cakes and Caesar salad special. My wife had the seafood chowder. The server was very pleasant and attentive. The meals arrived...More

Thank kesho50
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The thing about Salty's is that it is not for everyone. Is it refined dining, yes and no. It fits the character of Haligonians, it is excellently prepared seasooofd that does not deviate from its origins. So you will have the normal fare avaialable, but...More

Thank DenisAnna1990
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The place was near empty on the Sunday night we went....food was ok, nothing special...a little pricey ? The staff very nice friendly and didn't hover ... The oysters were excellent, F&Ca was nothing to write home about

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

When in Halifax you have to get the Lobster. I had it with the slaw in the side. It was mid afternoon so the place was quiet. Service was great and the Lobster tasty. Nice quiet view of the harbour, and even got to see...More

Thank Ian N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I am surprised to see this rated so highly. It gives off the look of being a gourmet fresh seafood house and the prices would suggest so as well. But, everything was overcooked and had mediocre flavour. The salads looked and tasted like they came...More

Thank Miles T
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, great location. I do have to say that I only seem to go for special occasions, not that you can’t go just because. Seafood is what you want, then this is where you need to go. Summertime patio is always a great experience.

Thank James D
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Dennis C
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Response from Tess379 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I usually eat and chat when dining out.
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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