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Smitty's Family Restaurant

American, Canadian
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5110 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 2J1, Canada
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Girls weekend away!!

Decided to go for supper one night...there were 6 of us and all left stuffed to the gills!! Portions were very large...food tasty and service was great!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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  • Families with children
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go for supper one night...there were 6 of us and all left stuffed to the gills!! Portions were very large...food tasty and service was great!!

Thank coralb802
New Waterford Nova Scotia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smitty's offers a great breakfast, at a reasonable price with great staff! Located right on Spring Garden road, in the heart of downtown. The public gardens are located right across the street, so you can enjoy a beautiful walk right after breakfast. The gardens are stunning!

Thank Karen M
Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Took my girlfriend here, who hadn't been to a Smitty's before. We had to wait 20 minutes to get a table since it was a busy Sunday morning. The waitress was great and the food was very good too. We enjoyed our omelette and santa fe salad.

Thank Mike H
Amersham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I had one final night in the city of Halifax and before leaving I needed to have dinner somewhere. And without any plan I decided to give this place a go. And I do not regret it a bit. On arrival I was given a warm welcome and was told honestly I may have to wait a while as service... More 

Thank Mynah49Ah
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Please avoid this place. The staff are not trained. Service is spotty as is the food. Prices are a bit too high for what you get. Not very clean sometimes. It's off my list. Permanently.

Thank thetravelprof
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My friends and I were here for brunch last Sunday while it was raining cats and dogs. I loved the skillets! Tasty and yummy! Everyone loved their orders and the staff were super efficient and helpful. Food was great, restaurant was kept clean even though customers were coming in out of the rain. I'd go there again.

Thank Angele E
Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Been to this place a couple time since opening and food has been bland and dry. Only reason went is have a gift card

Thank Hfx-kid
Liverpool, Canada
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76 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were welcomed and served exceedingly well. my wife and I had classic burger and fries, wings and a plate of onion rings, along with a coffee each. All food was hot, tasty and exceedingly generous. We wished we lived closer to this establishment so we could eat there more often. Highly recommended. Burger and fries: $11.29 Wings: $10.99 Onion... More 

Thank Buddyboy1
Bridgewater, Canada
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had come all the way from South Shore to try Smitty's for the first time as a family. Coming on Mother's Day was such a great idea as they were offering an all-you-can-eat buffet for breakfast and the choices were fantastic! Prices were great, the food was replenished in a timely manner, and everyone in the restaurant seemed to... More 

Thank AKLokiReviews
Toronto, Canada
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201 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Friendly staff and good service. However, the food could use improvement. The breakfast sausages were tough to cut into although tasty. The eggs which were supposed to be over medium were really over hard. The waffle was so so and the french toast below par. Coffee was very good. Hash browns were excellent.

Thank Roy M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5110 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 902-820-3136

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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