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ela! Greek Taverna

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215 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 876-8899
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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gabriola bc
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is important not to confuse this restaurant with one with a similar name in Dartmouth. It may be a fine restaurant as well but they are both some distance from downtown Halifax and in opposite directions. It is about a $30 taxi ride to the Chain Lake Dr. restaurant and without an exact address your driver may be confused... More 

Thank doddsnarrows
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a reliable real restaurant alternative to the quick service and fast food chains scattered throughout Bayers Lake Park. In recent years they have picked up the speed of their service so it is a reasonable location for a time limited business lunch. Greek flavours are done well and consistently tasty.

Thank James P
Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Although this restaurant is not my favourite greek restaurant it comes very close. It has excellent ambiance, excellent service and good food. the lamb dishes are very good. Vegetables are cooked perfectly not over done, and the mushroom appetizer was also excellent. Good selection of wine.

Thank Shelldrake9r
Quispamsis, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stopped in here for lunch on our way home from Halifax. We really liked it albeit with some reservations. They had a lunch menu (which I love!), great value for the price ($13), wide selection on the menu (which can always be a con), service was attentive and courteous. I had the Halloumi pita which came with a side... More 

Thank Rosemary B
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We had a family gathering here with 35 people. The food was fresh, hot, and to everybody's satisfaction. Our servers were courteous and friendly. The wine selection was great with some really nice exclusive Red and White Wines.

Thank Chris B
Miramichi, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I am from out of town and met some family for lunch. When you walk in, such a nice restaurant. And our server was fantastic. Came over right away and then was very helpful when we were making menu choices. Food came promptly and was so delicious. The lemon potatoes were spectacular.

Thank raptor102014
Halifax Nova Scotia
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We went as a group and all in all this is a decent restaurant. It was a Wednesday night so the place was not as busy as usual. The service was attentive and helpful. 3.5 Stars. This type of food is not my favourite so that colours my evaluation of it. I am not a particularly fussy eater but there... More 

Thank drdart
Halifax, Canada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My daughter treated me to a delicious lunch at Ela! Greek Taverna a couple of weeks ago. What a great little spot. Loved the decor, the ambiance, and the service. The food was very good and reasonably priced. Large portions. Highly recommended. I will be returning with my partner for a nice dinner.

Thank Laurie.22
Hubbards, Nova Scotia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Wonderful Falafel plate with greek pita. I asked for my falafel to wrapped in their soft warm greek pita and whow, it's delicious.

Thank Cecilia E
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

My favorite Greek restaurant! I recently tried the chicken shawarma wrap (which I don't think is authentic Greek food) and it was amazing!!!! Can't wait to go back just for this item!

Thank Laura J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: (902) 876-8899

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