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All 593 Halifax Restaurants

Ristorante a Mano

1477 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
423-6266
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Ranked #48 of 593 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
Halifax, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

A warm day in early autumn on a weekend, one of the last cruise ships of the season is in port, and the sidewalks are full of people. Appetites grow with wafts of cooking smells and restaurants become prime targets to stop and linger over a dish. That’s how we ended up here and ordered a couple of pizzas to... More

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Sydney, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Food was great! Wine was awesome! Could have used more light to see the menu. Cellphone flashlight app comes in handy!

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It is a fun atmosphere and the food is fantastic. We were a bit surprised that they did not offer a bit of bread as we had at The Bicycle Thief but we were plenty full at the end and didn't miss it. We had a fantastic salad with avocado, papaya, and lime vinegerette. DELICIOUS. Then we both had tortellini... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

This has been on my list of restaurants to try for quite some time, so on a girls' night out we finally made a reservation and went! (Note: reservations are strongly recommended. This is a Bertossi Group restaurant and was packed to the rafters on a random Wednesday night! Our server said that is their normal for every night of... More

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Two things about Ristorante a Mano made it a truly memorable experience. The first was the Agnolotti di Zuca dish that i ordered, and the second was the atmosphere. Don't get me wrong, the cocktail and soup i ordered was good. The pumpkin cheesecake i ordered was also good. However, the Agnolotti was heaven on a plate. So decadent and... More

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This restaurant is on the ground floor in the complex in which I live. We dine there perhaps twice a year, but take a pizza home every couple of weeks. The servers are very well trained, pleasant, and courteous. They know the menu very well. The food is in typical Trattoria style, with the pizza much closer to Italian style... More

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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nestled on the Halifax waterfront, Ristorante a Mano is a lively, noisy and engaging eatery that serves up excellent thin crust pizza, innovative salads and for those who do not like to share their food - ample plates of good pasta and seafood. The wine list is a nice fit for the very casual and relaxed nature of the place... More

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Regina, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We found the A Mano on the web site..it was rated highly and did not disappoint. Very good food, courteous and helpful service and good value...reasonable prices for the quality. It was busy and a bit noisy but that is what success and popularity brings. Myrna and Bob Regina Sept 2014

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our suite overlooked this restaurant's patio, we could see that it was busy and chose to ate there the night of our arrival. We ordered Pizza and a couple pasta dishes and thoroughly enjoyed. So much that we returned several times during our two week stay. Right from the appetizers through the entree's to desert Ristorante a Mano easily satisfied... More

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Toronto
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Casual decor. Excellent pizza. The calamari was so good, it reminded us of how our friend, who is passionate about calamari, cooks it. Lightly coated. Deep fried to perfection. Great price point. Loved the beet and goats cheese salad. No complaints here. It was terrific. Oh - one wee thought. Ok. Two. 1. Very limited selection of local wines, but... More

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