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Stories Fine Dining

5184 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1B3, Canada
902-444-4400
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Ranked #1 of 597 restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Halifax, NS
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had just a beautiful evening at Stories, the food was above and beyond. The chef and his staff put together the most spectacular flavors and combinations you could ever think of. I had the scallops and duck as a main, they where just beyond, you enjoyed every bit and you savor it so much you want it too last.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stopped by for a quick lunch, I had just about an hour to eat so I went for the crab cakes. Delicious!!! I'm very picky when it comes to seafood and these crab cakes were to die for. Definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The service was great and the food was excellent. The scallop appetizer is truly memorable and I would highly recommend the duck entree. Quiet, comfortable and intimate - a night to remember!

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Hamilton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A small, intimate restaurant part of the Halliburton Inn serves wonderfully delicious and well-prepared meals. I enjoyed delicious crabcakes, chock full of fresh crab and salmon followed by melt-in-your-mouth tenderloin while my husband started with the scallops (perfectly grilled but the rice paper wrapping was too soggy) and the bass brilliantly prepared. I'd definitely return when I'm next in Halifax.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Loved the Crab Cakes with avocado and smoked jalapeno lime crema and followed it with Bison Hangar Steak on a potato parsnip pave with mushroom ragout and seasonal vegetables. A very rich dish full of flavour. Excellent, friendly and efficient service, very knowledgeable staff.

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Canada
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
509 helpful votes 509 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

After all the hype, we found Stories to be just above average with some glaring deficiencies. I started with their crab cake appetizer. That may have been my mistake. Crab meat is far better when served cold with mayo'. There's not a lot you can do to crab cakes, except destroy them with too much filler, peppers or other flavourings... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Stories is a fairly small, narrow restaurant off the lobby of the small Haliburton Hotel. It was quite quiet the mid-week night I dined there--I think there were no more than 9 of us there by the time I left shortly before 8pm. It should be busier! The menu is limited to just two sections: a starter/appetizer and a main... More

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

For some reason, when we’re looking for a nice place for a special meal, we rarely think of Stories. We’ve only been there twice in the past decade. Not sure why, because the food there is amazing. In fact, from our recent visit, I still retain the memory of the superb mushroom soup starter that included lamb and a piece... More

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The plating of dishes is very beautiful and dishes are cooked with many falvours , which is I like. Lots of Asian ingredients added the diversity of their food. Will go there next time.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I ate here on valentines day and we had a wonderful experience. The restaurant is small and homely with a fantastic atmosphere. The special valentines menu provided lots of choice and we were both very impressed by the standard of food we were served. Probably the best meal I've had in Halifax and I've been to quite a few restaurants.... More

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