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Smitty's Family Restaurant

American, Canadian
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5110 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 2J1, Canada
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sussex, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly waitress. Food was good - no complaints. It was a relaxing stop after a long drive. Does seem a tad overpriced.

Thank jdgaunce
Halifax, Canada
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Visited for a family brunch and decided to take advantage of the breakfast buffet. The food selection was pretty good and they kept on top of replenishing, so everything was hot and fresh. Service was quick and friendly. Would definitely visit again with the fam :)

Thank BunBre
Saint John, Canada
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a family supper. The location, food and staff were great. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our waitress was helpful and had a great personality. Food was plentiful and hot and the prices were reasonable. Will definetly be back!

Thank Robyn B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Decided to go for supper one night...there were 6 of us and all left stuffed to the gills!! Portions were very large...food tasty and service was great!!

Thank coralb802
New Waterford Nova Scotia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Smitty's offers a great breakfast, at a reasonable price with great staff! Located right on Spring Garden road, in the heart of downtown. The public gardens are located right across the street, so you can enjoy a beautiful walk right after breakfast. The gardens are stunning!

Thank Karen M
Toronto, Canada
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135 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Took my girlfriend here, who hadn't been to a Smitty's before. We had to wait 20 minutes to get a table since it was a busy Sunday morning. The waitress was great and the food was very good too. We enjoyed our omelette and santa fe salad.

Thank Mike H
Amersham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I had one final night in the city of Halifax and before leaving I needed to have dinner somewhere. And without any plan I decided to give this place a go. And I do not regret it a bit. On arrival I was given a warm welcome and was told honestly I may have to wait a while as service... More 

Thank 4ThWaller
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Please avoid this place. The staff are not trained. Service is spotty as is the food. Prices are a bit too high for what you get. Not very clean sometimes. It's off my list. Permanently.

Thank thetravelprof
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My friends and I were here for brunch last Sunday while it was raining cats and dogs. I loved the skillets! Tasty and yummy! Everyone loved their orders and the staff were super efficient and helpful. Food was great, restaurant was kept clean even though customers were coming in out of the rain. I'd go there again.

Thank Angele E
Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Been to this place a couple time since opening and food has been bland and dry. Only reason went is have a gift card

Thank Hfx-kid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5110 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 2J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 902-820-3136

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