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The Middle Spoon Desserterie & Bar

1559 Barrington St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
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Ranked #131 of 598 restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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St. Peter's, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

My friends & I decided to head to The Middle Spoon as part of our cousin's bachelorette party & it did not disappoint! The desserts were all delicious & tasted fresh & homemade. I highly recommend the 'Aphrodite's Weakness' cocktail, I can honestly say it was one of the best cocktails I ever had! The decor is lovely & cozy... More

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I love the concept of a dessert place where you can go to relax in the evening. The desserts were good and the cocktails really delicious. This is a must-go in Halifax. We even got a taste of the secret when we went back the following day and I really enjoyed it. I will definitely go back if I go... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Last year, I went to the Middle Spoon with my mother and sister and it left such a great impression on us that I wanted to give the same experience to my boyfriend during his first time in Halifax. We went there after dinner in a nearby restaurant, and ended up being the only ones there for a while. We... More

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Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I loved the decor and the atmosphere. I read some reviews regarding poor service but I found the servers to be quite nice. They even offered to mix some sweeter ingredients into my drink when they noticed I was not enjoying it. Everything is pricey, which is unfortunate because if the prices were more reasonable I would definitely consider going... More

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Waterford, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Holy WOW! The dessert was amazing! The atmosphere was perfect. I wanted to stay and gain 20lbs right then and there. To top it all off were the cocktails. If you can find the pass word, there is even a speak easy in the basement of this place. The drinks were potent and delicious and the bar tenders are masters... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Decided to go out for dessert and drinks here after dinner at another restaurant.We were a party of 5ppl. I wish i could remember my servers name because this review is mainly because of her. When we arrived 3ppl were seated first and waiting for two friends to arrive. We decided only to order drinks until the rest of our... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The lady at the front desk at our hotel suggested this little spot for a great little place for dessert. I had the peanut butter pie which was huge! And probably the best I've ever eaten. I couldn't eat the entire portion, so took the remainder back to my room. I actually ate it for breakfast the next day!! A... More

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halifax
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We have eaten at Spoon a couple of times, and were let down both times. Food not great, desserts miserable. Once for a take away cheesecake: mediocre at best with dull cheese less flavour and some jammy toppings that were also lacking in flavour. We had preordered the cake and it was lost on first pick up so we had... More

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Krakow, Poland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Home made delicious sweets right in thr centre of Downtown Halifax. A must go after dinner or a drink with a sweet. Cozy fun environment great quick service. The chocolate brownie pie got all my votes

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Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It's been a while since I was there but... Great decor but the desserts taste like premade frozen food that you buy at a grocery store. Very disappointed. Honestly, I had the blondine and it tasted exactly like something I bought from the Superstore from the refrigerated section. Very expensive considering what you get. And the selection was extremely limited.... More

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