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ela! Greek Taverna

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215 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C9, Canada
(902) 876-8899
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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glenwood, NS.
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whether you like Greek cuisine or would like to try it, this is the place for you in Halifax. The menu offers many authentic dishes and the portions are generous.

Thank jrobert13
Halifax, Canada
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652 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A new item on the menu is Greek Mac & Cheese which I tried today. Delicious. May look like a small bowl but it is filling with lots of pasta and cheese. Very good.

Thank Acadia80
Ottawa, Canada
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This very good Greek restaurant is in a strip mall - easy to pass by, but don't! Great food, great hospitality. I joined a group for dinner and the owner put on a special multi-course meal paired with some excellent wine. He shared his extensive wine knowledge but kept it light and entertaining. The scallops appetizer was my favorite, followed... More 

Thank Howard S
Surrey, Canada
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a tasty seafood chowder, as they did not have the scallops. Service was great and the other people I was with enjoyed their chicken kabobs

Thank margb89
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant. Food is good most of the time. On the odd occasion someone burns the pita. Great chicken soulvaki pita, potatoes and spanikopita. Love the calamari. Atmosphere is nice particularly at night. A repeater restaurant for sure. Takeout is expensive but delicious.

Thank Lynne J
Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for the first time with friends for lunch. All three of us had excellent lunches; service was excellent and the atmosphere was great. Definitely going back.

Thank bluecrystal_2
Dartmouth, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ela's got my favorite Greek food in the city. Lots of tasty options including some good lamb dishes and great lemon potatoes. Love it!

Thank Bryan W
gabriola bc
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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

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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
Special occasions, Families with children, 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 Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C9, 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?