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Elements on Hollis

1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
+1 902-496-7960
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Ranked #24 of 598 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $26
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Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Terminal Road
Description: Our menu focuses on local ingredients around Nova Scotia. Guests will experience the elements of local Nova Scotia farms' while savoring the exotic flavors created by our multinational, award-winning culinary team. Our Chefs and culinary team foster personal relationships with farmers & producers within Nova Scotia to bring the finest seasonal, fresh products to the restaurant with the best combination of ingredients. Our dishes will focus on local, fresh products with flavours and inspiration from around the world.
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English first
Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I usually avoid restaurants in hotels as they are often mediocre but thought I would give this place a try based on other reviews. And I'm glad I did. My (male) server was highly professional, not always a given these days. I ordered the lobster roll and side salad ($19) and it arrived promptly. The food was nicely presented and... More

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Elements on Hollis! I'm very happy that you enjoyed the lobster roll that you ordered - it's one of our favourites too. I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to the server. Please join us again any time! Until then, Simon McLinden More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I decided to splurge a bit for the full buffet breakfast. Pricey? A bit at $17.95, but it's a restaurant in a very nice hotel so... it is what it is. There is a small egg-chef station preparing "eggs-as-you-like-'em", waffles, etc. They looked great by the way! One can also help themselves from the hot-bins (rather, warm bins) filled with... More

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that our staff was attentive and that you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. In the future, be careful parking at the grocery store, as it is reserved for their customers, and is regularly monitored by security. Thank you again for choosing to dine with us. We hope to see you... More

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Starwood hotel members get a 25% discount. Just join up when checking in. There is no charge to join.

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Saint John, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We've stayed at the Westin while on vacation for the last three summers and always eat breakfast at Elements . The buffet has a nice selection of hot and cold items that is well maintained . The chef that worked the omelet and waffle bar clearly loved his job and was a joy to deal with,friendly ,helpful,speedy and of course... More

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the great selection of food, and that you were treated to the friendly hospitality that elements on hollis is known for. We love hearing from returning customers, hope to welcome you back again next year! Until then, Raj Gupta More

Portola Valley, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a very reliable option for breakfast with a large breakfast buffet, lots of selection and very nice service.

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Comox, Canada
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212 reviews 212 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Visiting Halifax for a week, I tried a number of restaurants. The menu was varied, and the food tasty, but nothing really special. There are so many amazing culinary experiences in Halifax I was hoping the restaurant attached to a major hotel would be one of them. It was fine, just regular - as was the service.

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your comments. We are passionate about local ingredients and creating delicious, flavourful dishes. We have an incredible team at elements on hollis. We sincerely apologize for not exceeding your expectations. We encourage you to visit us again, for an authentic experience that we're known for. Until then,... More

Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly staff ,excellent service and the food iesd salubrious ! Every dish they serve at elements is bought locally. Thank you for caring and investing in our community We will be back !

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on your recent dining experience. We are committed to providing delicious locally-inspired meals and we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our selections. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon! Until next time, Peter Wilson. More

Hubbards, Nova Scotia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Our breakfast was delicious and hot which is different for a buffet. I will be going back! The staff was friendly and professional.

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this wonderful review with us! We’re so happy that you enjoyed our hot breakfast buffet and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Until then, Peter Wilson More

Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Hubs & I enjoyed V-Day 2014 at Elements and it may have been our best meal there ever. Great food, great wine and great service (Brianna). Though not the best visual, Hubs description of the beef tenderloin was spot on 'a baby with no teeth could eat this' :) Was happy to see a full house too...

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you! And happy belated Valentine's Day. Thank you for dining with us. We're overjoyed to hear that you and your husband enjoyed our three-course dinner offering for Valentine's Day. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Peter Wilson More

Halifax
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Our family went there for brunch. While we found the food great tasting and selection plentiful, the bill was shockingly high. There are other great places to eat at in Halifax, that are much more affordable.

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for brunch and sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. We're happy you and your family enjoyed your brunch. We appreciate your feedback. Based on the selection of offerings and the quality of the ingredients we serve, we find our prices comparable to other restaurants in Halifax. We hope to invite you back again, whether for breakfast,... More

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