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Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge

$$$
Seafood, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Canadian
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101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1L9, Canada
(902)464-5411
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Nestled in the Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview lobby, Café 101 showcases...
Nestled in the Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview lobby, Café 101 showcases the talents of nationally accredited Executive Chef Erwin Palo; bringing out the best in East Coast cuisine! Relax in the comfort of true Nova Scotian hospitality for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to get away! We're holding a seat for you.
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

You will not be disappointed by the food at this place. I had the chance to have dinner and breakfast here and both meals were of high quality. I would recommend the scallops - the chef is creative and it is obvious that they take the time to have a lovely plate presented to the customers. Adequate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Canmoretravelbugs
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Canmore, Canada
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Canmore, Canada
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

You will not be disappointed by the food at this place. I had the chance to have dinner and breakfast here and both meals were of high quality. I would recommend the scallops - the chef is creative and it is obvious that they take the time to have a lovely plate presented to the customers. Adequate wine list. Service... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I found the service very slow and one of the servers tended to ignore me every time I came into the restaurant. The food was good, slow getting to the table, and is expensive. Breakfast buffet was hot and good. Happy hour is a great time to get snacks and a beverage for a great price.

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Port Moody, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I also liked the haddock, not the chicken alfredo pasta - found it blah. Service was good. Ate here twice. Bar area put hockey game on for us.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

One of the best meals anywhere! I have eaten here before and usually very happy with food and excellent service. This Sunday, April 12th was exception. Due to Chef Theresa her presentation and meal (pork tenderloin) were the best I have ever had anywhere. Also service by Theresa was wonderful. Always great servers. We will return and spread the word!

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Nova Scotia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I had a groupon for this restaurant and we decided to try it on what turned out to be a stormy night. The waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly and we took her menu suggestions. To start I had the artisan salad which was quite large, tasty and was served with an excellent homemade tea biscuit. Hubby had the seafood... More 

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Halifax, NS
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We split the seafood chowder and 2 piece fish and chips. The server had both meals split and put on two plates and bowls. The food was very good, on par with most local seafood restaurants. The decor is dated but that really does not matter to us, it as clean, great staff and good food. We used the $35... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Food was ok. Had the Cuban sandwich which was a little small but tasted ok. Nothing wrong with it. Potato and chestnut or walnut soup was interesting. Was hot on a cold day so I enjoyed it. Prices in line with a hotel restaurant...a little high...but expected. Staff was nice. If you don't want to drive anywhere...you'll be ok eating... More 

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Montreal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is the resto in the Holiday Inn Harborview in Dartmouth. Like any hotel resto, you're a captive audience and they know it but why does it have to be that way? Out of the myriad surveys I and probably countless other business travelers have ever filled out in our lifetimes, I think the common denominator has always been to... More 

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Midland, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Chowder is yummy !!! Rosemary flatbread a must try. The wait staff are wonderful - very friendly and helpful

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Halifax Region, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My second time to this restaurant and food and service were excellent both times. Prices are reasonable and the staff are helpful and knowledgeable of their menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: (902)464-5411

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Nestled in the Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview lobby, Café 101 showcases the talents of nationally accredited Executive Chef Erwin Palo; bringing out the best in East Coast cuisine! Relax in the comfort of true Nova Scotian hospitality for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to get away! We're holding a seat for you.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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