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The Bicycle Thief

1475 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
902-425-7993
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Ranked #17 of 594 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $100
Cuisines: Canadian
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The hotel recommended it and the name intriqued us. Little did we know we would have one of the best meals we have had in a restaurant. We did not have a reservation and in the future I would make one, just to be sure that we could get in. They started us off with bread and a hummus spread... More

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a fairly large restaurant right on the harbour and was packed when we arrived a half hour early for our reservation on a Saturday night. They gracefully accommodated us and put us at a nice table by the window. Despite being busy the service was very attentive. The food was yummy - we had three very different pasta... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I had the salmon encrusted with pistachio nuts and it was amazing. Everything about the service and atmosphere was perfect. I normally don't eat at expensive restaurants but this place was worth every penny.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

A visit to Halifax should definitely include the Bicycle Thief. I was there two weeks ago for my third time and it didn't disappoint. The evening started with an ice-cold gin martini (stirred not shaken!), prepared by Jeffrey, whose style and handle bar moustache are a refreshing change. To call him a bartender is an understatement. He prepares cocktails with... More

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Tigard, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Food was very good, especially the Asparagus soup as well as the lobster/corn chowder. However the service was extremely slow. Plan on a leisurely lunch with wonderful food.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

The location is the best thing about the Bicycle Thief. We dined on a Saturday night. The restaurant was crowded, lively and fun. The food was pretty good. We enjoyed the mussels in tomato, garlic and pesto, and the pasta. The service was the weakest link: slow and inattentive, but pleasant enough.

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Buffalo, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped in late with a large group and they were very accomodating to our ever increasing group. We just had drinks and appetiers but the place has nice vibe and seemed very popular. All the shared apps we had were great.

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Was here last night with my wife. Food was very good. Had there oysters tasted like they caught them last night. The staff at this restaurant is very good looking and dressed to the 9s. Fun atmosphere for date night.

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London, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to go here for dinner on Sunday night but found out they close Sundays to give their staff a day off.....I am totally good with this! We went for lunch on Monday on our last day in Halifax. We started with the Salumi board......a variety of Italian cold cuts and also shared the spinach salad....both were delicious! My... More

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Manila, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Bicycle Thief is something to always look forward to when it comes to Halifax. Just dining al fresco with JUMBO SHRIMPS, some bread and an apple martini…something that would definitely relax you and ease the stress away. Try to get a table outside in a corner that would give you a good view of the harbor and at the... More

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Additional Information about The Bicycle Thief

Address: 1475 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
Phone Number: 902-425-7993
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
Average Prices: USD 0 - 100
Cuisine: Canadian

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