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Tom's Little Havana Cafe

$$ - $$$, ,
5428 Doyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 4A8, Canada
+1 902-423-8667
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  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“local beer” (3 reviews)
“on tap” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
5428 Doyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 4A8, Canada
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

This place used to be cool. Used to be fun. The food used to be decent. Since the new owners, all the staff has changed, the menus have changed, the vibe has changed. Used to go here 2 or 3 times a week. I never...More

Thank Tripsalot_5000
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Tom's have moved to a location beside Fireside on Birmingham Street. The decor can be off-putting as it is small and looks rather shabby. We came for the weekend brunch and we were very pleased with our choices. I had a burrito with home fries....More

Thank Kaye007
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We have visited here a couple of times for lunch. It hasn't been very busy at the times we were there. It is small but cozy. Excellent food, good service. Cool atmosphere. Some people playing board games, etc. Great value.

Thank 456mlm
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We had a surprisingly tasty lunch here after visiting the public gardens. We sat outside, so we didn't get the full dive bar ambience, but it feels like a fun place to hang out. Our server was friendly and food came out pretty quickly. Wish...More

Thank silk51
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

I call this a dive in the most endearing way. Yes, they used to have another location that some will argue was better but I like this one equally. With each day, the knew location is gaining the character that makes Tom's loveable. Great service,...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Tom's is a basic, not frills local kinda place. The food is great and there's a decent selection of local beer. Enjoyed the fish burger and drink. There are a few game boards kicking around if interested. Relaxed and low-key.

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This place has good food, and an amazing selection of local beer on tap. It's small, but the atmosphere is a nice one. Good for business travellers, or just hanging out with some friends.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed February 15, 2017

awesome atmosphere, delicious food, very nice staff and lots of fun! favourite place to socialize in halifax

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Laid back friendly pub with a rotating selection of craft beers. Good food, great service. Super chill.

Thank Tripsalot_5000
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Tom's new location still has the same feeling as always! Actually combined with the Fireside you can't go wrong....Depending on your mod or taste just turn left or right. Will be back soon to ?? can't wait

Thank sunandsandNovaScotia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5428 Doyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 4A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-8667
We were the only cigar bar in Atlantic Canada from 1997 to 2006... then the world went non-smoking! We have continued on as a favorite in the city as a neighborhood style bar specializing in Craft Beers from Nova Scotia. Some of the best service in the city and a perennial winner of 'Best Place for a first Date in Halifax'!! Sunday nights are Trivia nights from 7:30 - 9:30. Also try 4 x 5oz craft beer flights for $7! Wednesdays are #wingsdays with Cajun and house wings cheap all day One of the best brunches in the city on Saturday and Sunday!
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