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Two If By Sea

Certificate of Excellence
Dartmouth Centre
Cafe, French, Canadian
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66 Octerloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Red Deer, Canada
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I go to Two If By Sea when I want a really good muffin. I can't say anything about the coffee, tea, or other things but if you want a large and scrumpious treat, this is the place to go. The food is in a large size portion and I have not been disappointed ever! Since I will be in... More 

Thank Susan G
Halifax, NS
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely (if noisy) place to hang out and have a treat. The croissants are great and enough for two to share. I myself am not a fan of their coffee. I find it too bitter since they started roasting their own. Great spot though and friendly people.

Thank lsutt
Moncton, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You've never had a croissant until you've been here!!!! You actually have to hold it with two hands...like a burger. I've had both the almond and the chocolate ones. Both to die for. And they make an amazing cup of coffee too!!!

Thank PaulMoncton
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but very busy modern Melbourne type cafe in sleepy downtown Dartmouth. Good brewed coffee with a choice of three beans and the usual mix of espresso type coffees. Great baked goods including croissants

Thank Dan C
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

A great gathering spot in the middle of downtown Dartmouth. I regularly drink Anchored Coffee in Newfoundland and was excited to see where it was made (right next to here). The shop is two levels high with seating upstairs overlooking the main area. The coffee was, of course, wonderful. The place has a great atmosphere and sense of community.

Thank Dean M
Halifax, N.S.
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

You have to get there early if you would like to get one of their croissants fresh out of the oven. Usually by 10am on weekends, they are sold out. I've tried different products, but the croissants are addictive. I wish the daily specials offered during the week, could also be offered on weekends. They are worth the trip to... More 

Thank Kelticpride
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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136 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Dropped in this morning for the first time with colleagues and we all thought the croissants and coffee were amazingly delicious! We will be back....is tomorrow too soon?

Thank PMFHalifax
Halifax, Canada
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a business meeting. Sat outside as it was a gorgeous day. The coffee was fresh and delicious. Had a chocolate chip cookie which was the biggest cookie I have ever eaten. Well worth $2.

Thank BunBre
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The chocolate croissant was the toughest croissant I have ever tasted. Very greasy, difficult to bite through. Overpriced place...avoid it.

Thank Esther C
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a great spot to enjoy a delicious coffee or tea, along with superb croissants, muffins and cookies? Spacious, bright, clean, great atmosphere win music, friendly, free wifi.

Thank Janie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, French, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Octerloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth>  > Dartmouth Centre
  • Neighborhood: Dartmouth Centre
  • Phone Number: 902-469-0721

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?