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1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
+1 902-423-6818
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Nova Scotia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is no question that if you get a table upstairs next to a window, there is a great view especially on the front side which let's you glance up and down Halifax Harbor. However, there only a limited number of these tables and they are very hard to get. The service is quite good as well BUT the big... More 

Thank gusb
Toronto, Canada
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Salty's a couple of times in mid 90's when to the best of the recollection was the only restaurant on the waterfront. While in Halifax this summer decided to try it again and were not disappointed. Same very good seafood, attentive service and harbour views. One thing that has changed is there are a few more restaurants... More 

Thank LBR85
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant had a great view of the harbour. They accommodated 6 of us ladies with no reservation and it felt like we were treated special. The service was great and friendly and the food was great. Loved the crab cakes!

Thank Lee3Ontario
Kamloops, Canada
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180 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group business dinner here and had made reservations for upstairs. We had a large table overlooking the water and it was very nice. The service was excellent and the waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu. I had the Seafood Quattro and subbed the side for a lobster mashed potato which the waitress had suggested and it... More 

Thank Sue A
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the upstairs part of the restaurant and had a window table with a great view of the harbour. The food was delicious. I had a lobster linguini. My husband ordered scallops. The service was very good.

Thank Winnie116
Brockville, Canada
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Weenjoyed two meals in the downstairs portion of the restaurant. We didn't eat upstairs in the fancier section. Very friendly staff with excellent food and a great view.

Thank DavidS70
British Columbia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a mid-aft snack and got a table looking to harbour. Mussels and yam fries (the skinny ones and a good helping)... were excellent. Caesars as well (but were oddly sweet). An enjoyable break to our day and good service.

Thank FineTuned
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called for a reservation on the same day we wanted to eat there. We were told there was nothing available until 9:00. When we arrived, we discovered that there was a lower cost version of the restaurant on the ground floor, but we were scooted upstairs to the fine dining area which was only about half full. The hostess... More 

Thank MeredithS697
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special. First stop in Halifax, fish and chips were fine and lobster roll in croissant. Lobster roll pretty skimpy on the meat considering the price... tasty though

Thank ouimet1966
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is always good at Salty's, but price has gone up very very high. Service is excellent. I guess that's what you pay for?!

Thank angel w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?