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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 #29 of 594 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $26
Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Terminal Road
Description: Elements on Hollis provides some of the best cuisine in Halifax. Accompanying the amazing food at Elements on Hollis, the Halifax restaurant offers Nova Scotia wines from eight wineries, and beer from two Nova Scotian distilleries and breweries. Elements on Hollis has a delicious brunch buffet every Sunday from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
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  • English first
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English first
Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There is a chef during the weekend brunch that makes your fresh omelet to order or will prepare a Belgium waffle with lots of fluffy whipped cream and fresh fruit. There is also a large selection of fresh pastries, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, fresh smoothies, lots of juice, etc.. Lots of selection and good quality buffet at a... More

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

It's great that you had a chance to try our famous weekend brunch! Our Belgian waffles are only a small part of what makes our brunch so special, but they're definitely one of the star qualities along with our omelets. Please join us again any Sunday! Many thanks, Simon McLinden Manager More

Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Decided to take the family here for a celebratory brunch today...we haven't done a hotel all inclusive brunch for a very long time. There were 13 of us and the first disappointing thing was that we were seated at 4 round tables pushed together up against a wall. Difficult for all to fit in and more difficult for anyone to... More

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

Thank you for your recent review of elements on hollis. We're so happy that you decided to join us for our popular brunch buffet. We're sorry that you were not satisfied with the quality of our brunch, and assure you that this is not normally the case. We strive to make our brunch the best in Halifax, and will take... More

Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 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

Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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240 reviews 240 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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
3 helpful votes 3 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

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