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“Not too good” 1 of 5 stars
Review of The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro - CLOSED

The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro
5431 Doyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-405-9333
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Cuisines: Hamburgers
Description: The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro in Halifax is part of a chain of restaurants. Their number is: 902-405-9333
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Description: The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro in Halifax is part of a chain of restaurants. Their number is: 902-405-9333
Halifax, Canada
1 review
“Not too good”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

What can I say? 45-minute wait for the food...my burger was waaay over done, not juicy whatsoever. $14 was the price, which was about $13 too much. Would definitely not recommend

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Unique burger experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Very creative burger menu. Fun atmosphere with friendly servers. Might be alittle pricey but huge portions.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent burgers!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

My family enjoyed The Works burgers! Three of us all had different burgers and one of us had the poutine. We were told that the menu is a bit overwhelming for a first-timer, so we looked at the menu online before we went and that was worth the extra few minutes. With over 70 burger choices and a ton of ways to dress them, it at least got us somewhat focused. Ordering a burger here is called a "process", but it was well worth the effort. I will be going back. Everything was very fresh and very tasty.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bologna, Italy
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256 reviews 256 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, but relax!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Really - At The Works in Halifax we have eaten the best burgers ever!
But, please, dear staff, relax - It's not necessary to ask your customers every 5 mins if everything is Ok with the food. We found it a bit oppressing.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Halifax, Canada
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357 reviews 357 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
“Great new burger joint”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The Works opened this year and can certainly compete with all the existing competition out there. The food is good, staff friendly, and the decore is brilliant - from the measuring cups for drink glasses to the chain link fence adorning the booths.

The menu is a bit overwhelming at first as they have dozens and dozens of burger choices and combinations, including gluten free buns and two vegetarian type patties. Take your time and go through the menu, enjoy the quirky names they've given their burgers (The Crappy Tire Burger was my favourite). They have delicious sounding non-burger choices, although we stuck with the house speciality.

Try the one of the many flavoured milkshakes they offer, served - of course - in a measuring cup.

The location is on Doyle Street, a little side street off Queen Street (which is off Spring Garden Road). If you're not familiar with the SGR area, you may have to hunt for it, but it's worth it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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