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Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge

$$$
Cafe, Seafood, 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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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant and Relaxing

Food was great ,fast and friendly service .Nice setting with lots of window to view the pool and gardens .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
wade53
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Halifax, Canada
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  • Local cuisine
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Halifax, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Food was great ,fast and friendly service .Nice setting with lots of window to view the pool and gardens .

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The atmosphere is very hotel restaurant basic, but the food was good and creative. Wish there was a decent view of the Halifax waterfront from the restaurant. Service was okay, maybe a tad rough around the edges.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the service and the food is top notch and the service is great. Really like the Lunch Menu the soup and sandwich deal of the day for less than $10.00. The place is busy but never crowded so you can get in and out and back to work quickly. Good place for doing some business over lunch. Nice for romantic... More 

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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review on Café 101! We are delighted that you found the food and service to be top-notch and that you got to enjoy our lovely soup and sandwich lunch special. We hope you will dine with us again soon! More 

Nova Scotia
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Service was great. Portions are way too large. Frozen burger patty. That was a big turn off. Artisan salad very good.

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Halifax, Canada
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We came here for lunch on Fathers day. My husband and I had both wanted to try this place,as we had heard great things about it. I had the Cuban Pork sandwich with a side caesar salad and my husband had the Pineapple Chicken on Foccachia bread with fries. We split our meal with each other to be able to... More 

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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review on Café 101! We are delighted that you and your husband had such a fantastic meal and we are even happier to have exceeded your Caesar salad expectations! We hope to have you back again here sometime soon. More 

Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Second time I have had the scallops with pea puree, asparagus and veggies made by Lindsay and it is not only beautiful, but scrumptious. Service is great too.

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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5-star review on Café 101! We are very glad to hear that our fabulous chef, Lindsay Ingram, was able to exceed your expectations and that your meal was not only beautiful, but scrumptious as well. We hope you will join us again in the near future! More 

Canmore, Canada
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Café 101! We greatly appreciate your awesome feedback regarding our delicious and beautifully plated meals, as well as our friendly staff. We hope to welcome you back again sometime soon! More 

Saint John, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food, however we are disappointed and very sorry to hear that you experienced slow service. We have passed along your comments to the restaurant manager for immediate follow up on this issue. We hope that you will be back so that... More 

Port Moody, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Café 101! We are very pleased to hear that you had an overall lovely experience in the restaurant, including tasty food and great service. We hope you will dine with us again sometime soon! More 

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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Kathleen O, General Manager at Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review on Café 101! We are so glad that we were able to serve you one of the best meals you've ever had and that you received our usual excellent service. We are looking forward to your next visit and thank you for spreading the good word about us! More 

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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: Cafe, Seafood, 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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