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Two If By Sea

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66 Octerloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
902-469-0721
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
yummo

Urban chic café with the best croissants, try the almond for a change they are excellent! or if you arrive early enough the chocolate. I do have some guilt however while enjoying a croissant and coffee at lunch time it faces the community soup kitchen for the less fortunate.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Karen B
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Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Urban chic café with the best croissants, try the almond for a change they are excellent! or if you arrive early enough the chocolate. I do have some guilt however while enjoying a croissant and coffee at lunch time it faces the community soup kitchen for the less fortunate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you are someone who is an early riser, definently walk to Two if By Sea for a choclate croissant, they are outstanding. The cappucino was too milky for me, more like a latte. Will try something different next time.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

TIBS have the best coffee I have ever tasted. Their chocolate crossants are beyond delicious. Too much for one person, but two can enjoy one.

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Ambiance is lively as it is always busy. Coffee drip coffee not very good too acidic for my taste.Cream curdles due to acidity. Specialty coffees are pretty good. Not a huge fan of their gigantic cookies or croissant very dense with butter but a lot of people go crazy over them.

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Halifax Region, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They have the best croissants by far, and have a special one each week. They also have amazing cinnamon rolls. Their cookies are gigantic. Don't drink coffee so not much help there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

I love the coffee at this place. Everything on menu ( including drinks) are very well priced. Their Scones are amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Just another coffee shop. Nothing really special about it. Everything is priced on the high side. Guess you can charge that when you put gluten free/local on most things.

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Beaver Bank, N.S.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Some of the best coffee around! Great location to start exploring Dartmouth. Very friendly staff, clean and busy. A must if in Dartmouth.

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Halifax, NS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We decided to go there since the reviews for this place were amazing. We tried the Chocolate Croissant and a Prosciutto Provolone. They were waaayyyyy too buttery. You can almost taste the fat out of it, so it wasn't what we expected at all. My friend couldn't finish her chocolate croissant and same thing for me with my Prosciutto. Juliens... More 

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have visited twice in the past two weeks. Once with hubby, once with a friend. I cannot believe I missed out on this spot for so many years! Its' funky/artsy vibe makes for a casual get-together place for coffee or lunch. Upstairs, they have the most wonderful sandwiches and a couple of soups and salads. You order, then wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 Octerloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth>  > Dartmouth Centre
  • Neighborhood: Dartmouth Centre
  • Phone Number: 902-469-0721

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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