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The Wooden Monkey

1707 Grafton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
+1 902-444-3844
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Ranked #10 of 615 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We picked The Wooden Monkey for lunch because we knew that the food would be fresh, likely organic, and tasty. Our high expectations were met, with bells on. My friend had specific dietary requirements so the conversation about ingredients became quite intense and detailed. Our waiter knew and understood her issues and could provide excellent guidance. My meal (vegan chili)... More 

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You have to love a restaurant that offers fresh, local, organic food that is beautifully prepared and nicely presented. And if that isn't enough, the Wooden Monkey has the best menu for people who have to care about what is in their food; everything is clearly marked so you won't find gluten or nuts hidden in your salad. If you... More 

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PEI
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

As usual, the Wooden Monkey did not disappoint! I opted for the BBQ chicken pizza this time around, and it was delicious! We ate at the Monkey on a Saturday night, and had a lovely big table on the second floor. Stewart was an excellent server and kept us entertained throughout our meal. For those unfamiliar with the restaurant, the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a top notch restaurant doing it right! They wheel and deal in local/ Seasonal ingredients and offer affordable prices for the quality of food and service they offer. An added benefit is that The wooden monkey has delicious options for both Vegetarians and Meat eaters alike. No matter your choice on the menu, you cannot go wrong.

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Sackville, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Ate here in 2012 with 2 vegan diners. Great selection of choices for them on the menu. Service was impeccable; lovely atmosphere. Great staff even though it was pricey it was a good dining experience. Construction nowadays might be a big deterrent which is unfortunate for such a lovely spot. Great moniker, too!

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Aylmer, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I liked evrething, the food, the place, the service and the staff! The location is excellent and was a walking distance from the hotel.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Very nice meal and for me the best thing was the excellent select of beer from the local breweries. Good atmosphere and helpful staff.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I visited the wooden monkey a few weeks ago because I had won a get gifted coupon that offered me a free burger of my choice. The servers were so nice and knowledgable, and they didn't treat me any different because I was dining alone with a coupon. The restaurant was stunning on the inside, I had a seat in... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Picked this place because I had read that they had gluten free and vegan options. Was also located right behind our hotel. Score! Excellent service. Our server was very attentive to my daughters dietary needs, she has multiple food allergies. Plan on going back with my daughter next time I'm in town.

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Church Point, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We went for a nice dinner at The Wooden Monkey while visiting Halifax last June. The food, which is all local, was very good. The service was excellent! Had a view of the surroundings. Had fish a good local beer, can’t be beat! Not our first time and defiantly not our last. The Wooden Monkey is hidden treasure spread the... More 

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Additional Information about The Wooden Monkey

Address: 1707 Grafton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-444-3844
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 20

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