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Smitty's Family Restaurant

5110 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 2J1, Canada
902-820-3136
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Ranked #375 of 599 Restaurants in Halifax
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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294 reviews 294 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
409 helpful votes 409 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We met friends from Halifax for Lunch on our way home to Florida. Went to Smitty's. The service was outstanding. The food was typical dinner fare. Nothing special. However, if your on the road and want adequate food with good service Smitty's will do.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nice looking restaurant, good location, friendly service, SLOW kitchen. Waited 1 hour for French toast and was served the kids menu French toast. I dared not wait for my proper order. Waitress was friendly and helpful but this is just ridiculous. By the way they still billed me. At least they only billed me for the kids menu, but it... More

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I stop here time to time to have breakfast for supper. The service is always fast, friendly and the food is always hot.

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Truro, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

A group of us met for brunch on a Sunday. Staff were accommodating and put tables together for 6 of us. Service was fast. Lots to choose from on the menu. Food was good and hot. I like the fact they give the table a pot of coffee, so no need to wait for staff. The back room was great... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We eat here at least once a month. Friendly waitresses, short wait times, good food for a good price. There's not a lot of variety of places to eat in the Tantallon / Hammonds Plains area. This is definitely a safe choice.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We were really looking forward to eating here. However once inside it was almost deserted ! I must say that the place was very clean and so were the "loos" The server was friendly enough,but she called everyone of us "darlin" ! Very annoying. We all looked at the extensive menu and was impressed with the variety on offer! The... More

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Halifax, Canada
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

My wife and I eat at this Smitty's regularly and much prefer it to the only other comparable restaurant in Upper Tantallon. We were there last Thursday, 25 April, 2013, and started with the garlic cheese bread. It came with a lot of cheese so delightfully hot we had to wait a few minutes until it cooled a bit. However,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Waited forever for order. Husband's cold and had to go back. Had to serve ourselves refills of coffee. The restaurant was almost empty. Won't be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

After a day driving, needed to find a place to eat and had a craving for pancakes. No better place to try than this Smitty's which was close by. I had the Hay Stack, several nice light fluffy pancakes with lots of syrup. My more health conscious better half had the Greek Chicken Wrap with a fruit cup side. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

My husband and I ate at the local Smirry's tonite because the other restaurant in the area was closed for Easter Monday. We had eaten at smitty;s just after it opened and resolved to give it time to get the kinks out. Alas...a year is not enough, The restaurant was nearly empty...and looks uninviting without any plants..pictures on the wall...anything... More

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