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The Coastal Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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2731 Robie Street | 2731 Robie Street, Halifax, Halifax Region, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-405-4022
09:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 14:00
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, the food was great but the lineup was really long and we felt crowded by all the folks waiting for a table.

Thank Ada5011
Halifax, Canada
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713 reviews
464 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always good to try out new places. You never know when you will find a jewel. This morning I met a friend at The Coastal Cafe. We were both impressed with our meal. I had the Guten Morgen - an egg on pork schnitzel, with red cabbage salad, potatoes with a beer mustard sauce and rye bread. Fantastic!... More 

Thank Acadia80
Halifax, Canada
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for breakfast one morning. I love the different flavours of breakfast lots of unusual and yummy choices. My wife had the Robie St. Slinger it was delicious. I had the New England breakfast and it was very good as well. Just wish the coffee was a little stronger or there was more choices in... More 

Thank JavaDoog
Halifax, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Solid brunch spot. The food is always consistent. You order and pay at the counter and then it's brought to you once ready. I've tried a few things on their menu and I don't think you can go wrong with any of them. It's always super busy no matter what time or day of the week. It's a small spot,... More 

Thank stewarkr
Norfolk, Virginia
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161 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This busy popular cafe is good if you're hungry or prepared to share. We shared the New England. Butternut and pear sauce truly delicious. Is a buzzy place with fun flavours on the menu.

Thank Buttons168
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite breakfast cafes in Halifax. Breakfast elevated with great flavours and fresh ingredients! Colour on a plate. The coffee is great too. It is a small restaurant that is very popular and can fill up quickly, indicators of the quality of the food. Try the huevos rancheros for a colourful breakfast delight or the spicy... More 

Thank kdmicro
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure I would describe this as the best or most amazing brunch in Halifax. Went on a Sunday and just beat the huge line up by 5 minutes. This place only seats about 16 people so be prepared to stand around being jostled by the waitresses. Got a delicious big cup of coffee while waiting so that helped. We... More 

Thank Gendoc1
st. John's
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Most breakfast restaurants provide the same popular menu items. Eggs bacon toast etc. Well, don't go to this place if you expect anything close to the normal menu. This little place has to be the most delightful experience for breakfast we have had in a long time. The food menu selection is different, the food is absolutely delicious. The service... More 

Thank QuidiVidiBeer
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I can't get enough of the Durty Bird (yikes - that sounded a bit raunchy!). The week leading up to my whirlwind work trip to Halifax, all I could think of was this delicious creation; it is the messiest, tastiest, and most satisfying breakfast sandwich I have ever had. I had less than 24 hours in Halifax and was able... More 

Thank eastcoast90
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

While the line-ups are long on weekends, it is worth the wait! The coffee is great and the food is delicious. Order at the counter and find a spot to sit while you sip your coffee. Definitely casual dining!

Thank Betty M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 Robie Street | 2731 Robie Street, Halifax, Halifax Region, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-405-4022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?