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Cafe 101 Restaurant and Lounge

101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1L9, Canada
(902)464-5411
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Ranked #30 of 211 restaurants in Dartmouth
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian
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.
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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.
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English first
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Cafe 101 is located in the Holiday Inn Harbourview, Dartmouth. The menu had good variety, with imaginative ingredients. Also well priced, considering it is located within a hotel. Staff were friendly and efficient. The Cuban Pork Sandwich was extremely tasty and the side of seasonal salad balanced well. The other item ordered was the Spicy Beef Salad which included steak... More

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western Newfoundland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

We tried this restaurant through groupon and we were not disappointed. The waitress immediately seated us and told us about the wine special as it was ending soon. That showed thoughtful care for the guests. Anita knew the menu and made excellent recommendations. The mussels in wine were tasty, the shrimp with the unique curry brûlée made for a great... More

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Elmsdale, Nova Scotia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I have eaten here many times with co-workers and absolutely love the meals I've tried. The food is always fresh, fast and mouth-watering. The service is friendly and efficient. Prices are very reasonable too!

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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My fiancé and I went here using a Groupon since we live in Dartmouth and were hoping to find a nice restaurant nearby. Most of the reviews online sounded great, so we could not have been more disappointed. Here's a breakdown of why: Food: - The water tasted funny (metallic/stale). - The food was horribly overpriced for the quality and... More

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Fayetteville, GA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Even if I were not staying in the Holiday Inn Harbourview, I would consider going back to the restaurant - Cafe 101. The service staff is very helpful, the food is very good, and the prices are as reasonable, if not more reasonable, than other prices in the city.

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Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Greeted at door with friendly faces,very welcoming. Our server Theresa was right over and got our drinks and answered some questions I had about menu.,friendly&professional. Scallops for aps,delicious!I chose Halibut and my husband chose Steak.We were not disappointed,both meals were served and prepared to perfection.We went on a Sat. evening and dining-room was not busy.With the wonderful service&food I could... More

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Barboursville, West Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

The food is exceptional. The grilled salmon was coated with a sesame paste that gave it a different taste. The seafood chowder was definitely the best I ever tasted.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I have eaten here several times in the last few months. The best main I tried was the scallop dish, served with polenta and parsnip puree - it was quite good, but way too much food. The open faced shrimp ravioli has good food, but the pasta was mushy. I would avoid the bacon spaetzl (greasy), and pine nut pasta... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Harbourview which is connected to this resturant. The first time we came to eat was for a late dinner after we had walked Halifax all day. I ordered the crab cakes which were crunchy but flavorless. The topping thou was what brought the crab taste out. The second time we went... More

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Toronto, Canada
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333 reviews 333 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

An awesome restaurant with good food options, prepared and served fresh. The seafood chowder is second to none.

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