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Cheachie's Grill

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Mexican, Southwestern
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102 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1A7, Canada
902-446-3663
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by a friendly waiter, and ordered burgers and a chicken chimichanga. The burgers were very good. The chimichanga was a little bland, but not so bad. We were the only customers on a Sunday night, but 3 more families arrived later on, so the atmosphere was very quiet. The place is a little bit hard to find.

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Thank sussiemcintyre
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family goes to this restaurant any time we are in Halifax and make special trips to get our cravings to stop. I crave the steak tacos with cheachie chips and my husband and son gets the Earl burger, my daughter gets the poutine. We are hooked.

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Thank Austin C
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is decorated very Mexican. The food is excellent, even when the cook is not authentic Mexican. The location is not good. The service by Jillian was more than excellent. There was a guy that arrived after me that looks young, and the first thing that the guy in the bar asked was the ID, and for me that's... More 

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Thank angelislote
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there last week and enjoyed great service and a shot of tequila. All their hot sauces were home made which I love. I had the pulled pork tacos with the fresh corn tortillas with re fried beans and Mexican rice - amazing with nice fresh salsa and homemade quac. Prices are reasonable I have had cheaper. But felt... More 

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Thank 2014butler
Newfoundland
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When travelling my husband and i always look for some authentic Mexican food as it is our favourite and we don't get it where we live so we found this place and while i really wanted to love it, i just liked it. The chicken quesadillas were ok...not much flavor, just chicken and cheese. The guac was good as was... More 

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Thank hatewinter28
Dartmouth, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

On a Tuesday evening, with only a few tables attended (so they were not too busy to accommodate), I tried to order several times unsuccessfully. First time, I wanted a Margarita but was told I had to order food in order to get a margarita (or move to the bar?). I was with friends, so didn't want to move. So... More 

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Thank denisepeters
earl a, Owner at Cheachie's Grill, responded to this review

Hello and Thanks denisepeters Thank for your comment. I could not remember your visit so I went and took a look at our cameras. You were here for trivia night sat at table 2 and the first half of your comment is pretty accurate. You asked for a margarita and was told that since you are sitting in the family... More 

Truro, Canada
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

There are no Mexican Restaurants where I live in Truro so its a treat to eat at a Mexican Restaurant. I was shocked and surprised to learn that Cheachie's was in Bayers Lake for the past seven years and have driven by it hundreds of times and never knew it was there. This must happen often because we were asked... More 

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Thank Jane A
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Good atmosphere, friendly staff. It ends there. The food.......... unsatisfactory. Seemed like something that can be whipped up at home in short order at a fraction of the cost. We left disgruntled, hungry and PO'ed. Expensive for the quantity/quality given. Wait staff seem to have been over-tasked.

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1 Thank sean_B1000
earl a, Owner at Cheachie's Grill, responded to this review

Hello and thanks Sean I am so sorry to hear of your experience at Cheachies. While we strive to make everyone's visit a happy one, sometimes we fail. You fail to mention what you ordered and I am trying to figure out which dish left you still hungry. May I ask if your server came over to ask if the... More 

Hubley, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Very fresh and delicious. Staff is friendly and make it a fun experience. We have tried the burgers and the Mexican and highly recommend both. Everything is made from scratch. Love the atmosphere here as well.

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1 Thank rachelwinters67
earl a, Owner at Cheachie's Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Big Earl More 

Halifax, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Great spot tucked away at the end of Chain Lake Dr. Don't forget to try the apps of homemade Chips! All the food is made fresh. Make sure you save room for the Deep fried banana! See you there soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 902-446-3663

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