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Vinnie's Pasta Bar

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South End
Italian, Pasta
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5361 Inglis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1J4, Canada
(902) 425-4435‎
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hidden but worth the walk .... Drive possibly

The restaurant was not busy but the service was superb. Within seconds we had water, then bread, our drinks, followed by our appetizer, salads and within minutes of clearing our salad plates, the entrees were out. The calamari was very good, Caesar salads excellent, fresh bread and whipped butter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Sweethome71
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Ottawa ON
Good for:
  • Romantic
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just wonderful. Warm, friendly, attentive service. Excellent caesar. The pasta special: shrimp, portobello mushrooms, chicken, gorgonzola cream sauce. Yummy. And the pasta is beautifully coated with the sauce. A must in Halifax! Enjoy!

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Ottawa ON
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The restaurant was not busy but the service was superb. Within seconds we had water, then bread, our drinks, followed by our appetizer, salads and within minutes of clearing our salad plates, the entrees were out. The calamari was very good, Caesar salads excellent, fresh bread and whipped butter. Although we prefer more spices in our sauce the lasagna, and... More 

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Kentville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Ate there last Saturday at 5:00 pm. We arrived soon after opening, were seated promptly. Quick, pleasant servers. Food arrived within 15 minutes of ordering. We each had a different pasta dish. Food was very good at a good price. The restaurant itself is a bit dated, but the food is the reason we ate there. Worth a visit if... More 

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Bedford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food here is very tasty and the prices are very reasonable .Be ready for lots of garlic .The warm bread is delicious. Our server was very busy but she was excellent and we felt well taken care of .If a few little changes were made inside this would be the place to go,for example the brown paper table coverings... More 

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Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Went to Vinnie's with 3 other couples to celebrate my birthday, our server was friendly and prompt. Our wait for our meals was minimal and of course delicious!! We started with rice balls, calimari, and the to due for sundried tomatoes and garlic dip! We had Caesar lad, and a couple of us had the soup which was cream of... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This place is a hidden gem in South end halifax.We have been here several times. We always have the caesar salad-awesome! It is said the calamari is the best in town-can't dispute this. This visit we had the lasagna and the cajun fettucine-both excellent! The starter bread is made in-house and people LOVE this! Warm,fresh and home-made! Mmmmmmmm! We will... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I walked into Vinnie's with low expectations and left with a renewed faith in Halifax restaurants. It's small, there is often only one or two wait staff around but the food is absolutely delicious. If your an italian food fan and you haven't been to vinnie's, your doing yourself a disservice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We bought a GroupOn for this place which included one appetizer and two pasta entrees, which turns out come with a soup or salad.They also offered warm bread as well which was amazing. The mixed green salad was okay. My gf got the squash soup which she thought was really good. The pasta for both of us was really good.... More 

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

I have reviewed Vinnie's before, and it os continuing it's excellence in wonderful pastas aka and great value!!!

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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The pasta is yummy. The atmosphere is cozy. The homemade bread is so good. The service is fast. What more can you want?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5361 Inglis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: (902) 425-4435‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 19
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 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?