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Two If By Sea

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dartmouth Centre
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66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
+1 902-469-0721
7:00 am - 6:00 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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Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my 2nd experience at TIBS. I just don't know why the coffee staff are so standoffish and remote. They don't seem to want to make a connection with the regular folk, I wished that I was wearing a plaid shirt, Birkenstocks and had a small tattoo. The coffee is great, but the overall experience is lacking. I don't... More 

Thank Maureen F
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have driven by this place a few times and finally went in to me a client. Good coffee quiet setting worked well for an informal business meeting

Thank Stuart T
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee was very good, baked goods large and yummy! Very busy on a Sat morning and I would like to see some changes around the ordering, pick up area. A bit congested due to the small space. Staff are hard working and courteous. Will return as it has a nice vibe!

Thank gdawe2016
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for a coffee/espresso/cappa.... but the Croissants have to be tried to be believed. If you're watching your calories....I estimate one croissant is equal to 50 big macs! My fav is the Almond.

Thank Michael C
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to hang out in the evening. The menu is little bit short. Music is not too loud and temperature is kept at fair levels.

Thank arrobarriba
Stratford, Canada
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Dropped in for mid morning pick me up and had a fantastic Pan Chocolat as well as a perfect Macchiato. Nice ambience, attentive staff and great food, what more do you want?

Thank Snowbird1986
Sandpoint, Idaho
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stopped by here on our way out of town and got scones and a cookie. The poppy seed lemon scone was huge and good and the oatmeal raisin cookie lasted two days for two of us! The scones are literally heavy!

Thank Kam M
Halifax, Canada
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I've always heard great things about this place so I decided to give it a try and I'm glad I did. I had a almond chocolate croissant and it was delicious. Very tasty but quite dense so I was not able to eat it all in one sitting. It was also much larger than your average croissant so you are... More 

Thank Nicky B
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Spent a Saturday here working, and it was everything I needed. Staff were friendly and helpful and would come over from time to time to pick up dishes I was no longer using. Coffee was great, although you had to pay for refills ($1.00). Didn't order a meal from upstairs but I would love to next time! Would certainly come... More 

Thank Janna_on_the_road
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We just went in for coffee and two scones for the road not realizing how big their scones really are. Very tasty but different from what we were used to. In Toronto a scone is more of a pastry but here it seemed more bread like. Nonetheless they were big and great for munching on as we drove eastward in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth>  > Dartmouth Centre
  • Neighborhood: Dartmouth Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-0721

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