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Estia - CLOSED

5518 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G5 , Canada (Downtown Halifax)
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Emulating a quintessential neighborhood restaurant in Greece, Estia offers traditional Greek cuisine made from favorite family recipes as well as an eclectic mix of contemporary meat, seafood, pasta and vegetarian dishes. A variety of Pitas, paninis, wraps and sandwiches satisfy those looking for lighter fare, and a selection of gluten free and vegan options make Estia a casual dining destination to satisfy all palates.

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English first
Halifax, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We enjoy Greek food but would not return. Our kebabs were little meat and all veggie filler. For a better Greek experience at a better price in Halifax try Athens on Quinpool

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This restaurant was excellent. The food was cooked to perfection. Our lamb was "mouthwatering"...........The appetizers were delicious.The homemade bread dipping oil (made on the premises) was the BEST I'd ever eaten. And, much to our delight, it is sold to take home......The service was excellent. We had the pleasure of being served by the owner. I will certainly be back... More 

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Truro, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I love this restaurant , the food is good, the service is great and the quality of their gluten free choices is awesome. One of my favorites in Halifax.

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Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Visited this restaurant for a working dinner. The menu is routine, the food is boring, salty and covered in butter.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I've been coming to Estia Restaurant since it has opened how many years back! I have always enjoyed the food, the service, and Peter & Maria are so welcoming and friendly. I highly recommend and do continue to recommend this restaurant to friends & public in the HRM. Thank you for all the years of service and excellent food! I... More 

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St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Great meal and the atmosphere was warm and friendly. Definitely will return. It is in a great location, close to evening entertainment.

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Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This was the second time I ate at this restaurant and both times I found it to be quite good. The place was busy so it took about 10-15 minutes to be seated at a table so we set at the bar. I had a caesar to drink and it was good, not the best one I have had at... More 

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Stayner, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Having been to this restaurant twice now I am confident in saying that they have hit the marks across the board. Delicious food, inventive wine list, upscale yet comfortable setting but most importantly the best customer service experiences I have had in Halifax so far. Truly an amazing experience overall and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

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Halifax, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Estia is one of those places I return to over and over. Friends and I used to have brunch at another restaurant in the Spring Garden area but wanted to try something new. We visited Estia on a whim and keep going back! The service is always delightful and the food great! There are items on the menu to please... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My wife and I had planned on going to La Perla while visiting Halifax from Ottawa but it had recently closed so after doing a little research we stumbled upon several review for Estia so opted to go there instead. That was a mistake. I had phoned several days prior and made reservations. When we arrived the girl who greeted... More 

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mik1574, Owner at Estia, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. As a local family owned business, we are very much involved in the daily operation of the restaurant. We value our customers and strive to provide a memorable dining experience for all our guests. Taking pride in both our food and providing excellent service, and I cannot express to you how very... More 

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Additional Information about Estia

Address: 5518 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G5 , Canada
Phone Number: 902-429-8331
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Contemporary

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?