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Da Maurizio Dining Room

1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
(902) 423-0859
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Ranked #5 of 590 restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
Cross street: Salter
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88% Recommend
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English first
Oakville, Ontario
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Italian cuisine at its best here. Quality of food, service, atmosphere, and choice has this restaurant getting top endorsement. Highly recommend for a upscale night out.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We opted for the prix fixe meal and were not disappointed. For the first course both my husband and I chose the mussels. They were the best we have ever had in a sauce that had great seasoning. For the entree we chose haddock topped with lobster. This was also cooked just the right length of time so the fish... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I was really excited to visit Da Maurizio as I had heard so many good things about it. Although it was a good experience, it didn't really live up to my expectations. We reserved a table for two on Open Table for a dinner mid-week and requested a quiet table for two. I was a little disappointed that when we... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My husband and I recently enjoyed an anniversary dinner at this restaurant. They have a nice selection of choices including a prix fixe menu. The food was tasty, service friendly and atmosphere pleasant.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

As stated in my previous reviews , I travel for a living and dine out 4 nights a week and have become an amateur food critic( not by my choice of course) This restaurant is always consistent with amazing food and outstanding service.The Prosciutto e Datteri al Balsamico ( stuffed dates) are a must for an appetizer . Another choice... More

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Toronto, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The overall experience is only so so comparing to other Canadian cities we have been to including our home city Toronto. The food is tasty, but not that outstanding. We have definitely had better seafood before. The staff are very nice and friendly. The major reason I gave a rating of three is that the service is slow. I understand... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have been coming here for twenty years , for all our special occasions or when we just need some really wonderful food. I have never had a bad meal here. The lobster fettuccine is amazing , so is the gnocchi . Wonderful service and great atmosphere.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A great selection of menu items superbly prepared providing a good cross section of Italian and seafood options. Certainly not cheap but certainly providing a quality dining experience.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Went to celebrate our 21 wedding anniversary. Terry our server was excellent. My wife has a gluten allergy and they were extremely accommodating. Food was very well presented and hot. The only disappointment was were sat in a small room with a couple of large corporate tables. We may as well been in a sports bar the noise level was... More

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Halifax, NS
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Went here last week for my birthday. Atmosphere is great, classy, and a little noisy, but great still for conversation. Wonderful fixed price menu. Great service. Just a reliable and very good restaurant.

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