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Downtown Halifax
0.4 miles from Halifax Public Gardens
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Your neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of downtown Halifax, bringing a fresh, modern style of casual dishes using a local and seasonal ingredient base. We believe the simplest and most familiar dishes can be prepared in ways that commit them to memory. Working closely with Nova Scotia farmers and artisan food producers, our menus change with the seasons and attempt to showcase local produce with globally inspired flavours.
$12 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Canadian, Asian
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

We here for a business dinner. Tried the special for the day - Ramen Noodle with Calamari. It was a one hell of a bad dish, both me and my colleague who ordered left half of it. Calamari was chewy, and the noodles were lacked...any particular taste. Rest of our group ordered regular items that were good. I noted the Fish and Chips were good portion.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 10, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Had the special appetizer which was glazed pork belly with hoisin sauce and scallops - only negative is the portion size was quite small, but the pork was so yummy and the scallops were cooked to perfection! Then had the double smoked pork...chop - little piece of heaven right there - and the braised beef and mushroom pasta with blue cheese crumble... so so good!! Great portion sizes on the mains as well. Did not leave hungry! Service was also fabulous! Definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

Friendly staff at this local sourced restaurant. Creative cocktails, we enjoyed the summer slam cocktail and there was also a good local beer selection. The burgers are excellent, the spinach salad was a meal in itself. We started with Mac and cheese balls, who doesn’t...like these - they were great, good portion size and crispy yet, soft and gooey. Restaurant is small and tables are packed in quite tight - make a reservation before heading over. Prices are on the high end however, quality of meals and experience justify them.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed February 24, 2020

We had a terrible meal last night and the service was nothing special either. Heard so many wonderful things so I was very disappointed especially for what they charge you. We were 3 ppl 55 age group who like to eat out at good restaurants....So here is our experience. We all ordered different meals and different appetizers. They delivered our appetizers to a different table where those people started to eat them and realized they weren’t theirs because they had asked for special omissions. Good thing they didn’t have allergy’s or that would have been bad. So we waited for ours to me remade. So my soup came it was tasty but barely Luke warm. Chowder was very salty and fishy(fresh??). Fish tacos one tasted good the other not so much. So on to main courses. Mine was the worst dish I have ever tasted, so fishy I thought I was going to be sick. Husbands burger was ok, poutine upgrade not worth it and Luke warm gravy. When my sister didn’t finish her fish I knew it wasn’t good either. Oh and we had to ask for proper cutlery with each course. Spoon for soups and condiments that we asked for with the burger. So we decided on dessert which we thought had a brownie with it turned out to be just ice cream(which was good). Again gave us forks to eat the ice cream with so we had to ask for spoons. Oh my not good! So while we were waiting for our meals we saw 2 other tables get served incorrect food orders and 2 tables send back food! Let’s just say I won’t be returning!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

Food was great. One of their signature side dishes is deep fried Mac & Cheese...a must have! Atmosphere never so loud that you can’t hear one another talk.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

The food here is good. The layout is quite crowded, not a lot of space to move around between the tables. The staff were very good overall. It isn't cheap to eat here, for sure, but nice once in a while...

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed January 31, 2020

We went as a group of six. We actually went to the new one in Dartmouth Crossing. Was really busy since the place is really small. A lot of us had burgers, really good but messy. Fish and chips were yummy. Chicken poutine although to...much for one person my sister enjoyed it. Waitress super friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020

Got the burger. Waiter not very friendly, got the food by another waiter. The 1st one was more interested in the behind the bar counter than doing follow-up with me on the food. Tasty burger, cheese cake with salty caramel was very delicious.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Been here a few times. Great staff, great location and great food! Staff are always great and happy to recommend dishes! And if you are around for burger week give it a go! Sometimes difficult to get a table, so book.. unless you want to...wait.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed December 24, 2019

Eaten here twice in the past few months, once in the restaurant side and once in the bar side. Like a good restaurant, though unlike many in the HRM, the menu changes regularly. The food is always delicious, there are plenty of gluten free options,...and a wide variety of drinks. The service is also friendly, attentive, and quick. I would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from Sparra53 | Reviewed this property |
Certainly no live music at 2 Doors Down when we were there. The food however was delicious.
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Scott W | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations unless you have a good sized group as far as I recall.
July 5, 2016|
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Response from Rhomar3 | Reviewed this property |
Including wine I'd say about $60-70 per person.
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