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Gio

1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
+1 902-425-1987
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Booked to have dinner here on the last night of my holiday. It was so, so good. Friendly service and wonderful , delicious ,perfectly executed dishes.

Thank jagga103
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

What more can you ask for to wrap up a holiday? Thank you for spending some time with us while you were here, jagga103!

Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Gio offers a sophisticated yet casual environment. One can feel comfortable whether dressed casually or dressed for a night on the town. The service was attentive, warm and charming and added measurably to the evening. Our food was delicious. Gio offers unique preparations, a menu...More

Thank DME312
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

DME312, thank you for the great review! It describes everything we try to do in such a flattering way that I wish I could show it to anyone who hasn't been here before. I mean, who wouldn't want to dine somewhere like you described? Thank...More

Reviewed August 16, 2016

Don't be daunted by needing to walk through the hotel lobby and restaurant! We were visiting for a long weekend and looking for an alternative to our usual downtown favorites. My partner (who is from the UK--and perhaps more objective) did a few searches and...More

Thank ACthree60
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

With all the great dining options you have to choose from in Halifax, ACthree60, I'm extremely pleased you chose us! We appreciate all of our guests and the great comments (like this one), that we receive on TripAdvisor, as they have helped many others choose...More

Reviewed August 15, 2016

This restaurant is not afraid to serve bold, new flavors. The charcuterie and cheese plate for two was terrific, but complicated my life because the duck pastrami was so good that now I have to figure out how to make it myself. Everything was great....More

Thank TraReveler
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

Sorry to throw a wrench into things, TraReveler! We really didn't want to make you any busier than you needed to be... although I can think of worse problems to deal with! Any time you're up for another task, you know where to find us!

Reviewed August 13, 2016

We got into Halifax kind of late in the evening and were looking for a place to have dinner. Saw that this restaurant was only a few blocks from our hotel so we walked down and even though we were pushing closing time the staff...More

Thank Timothy H
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

Thank you for recommending us to your friends, Timothy C H! It's always nice to know when guests enjoy our food and service so much, but hearing that you couldn't stop talking about us is wonderful. It is always nice to make an impact and...More

Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

There is not one thing I would say that I was let down with. Fantastic atmosphere and service. The food was incredible, had the veggie dish and calamari, both perfectly done. I would normally have pictures but I ate everything so quickly.More

Thank sarahreinecke
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

It's nice to know we were able to impress you on your visit, sarahreinecke! We have a great team in the kitchen, so we also have the same problem when we try new menu items... we plan to take pictures of everything, but we end...More

Reviewed August 11, 2016

Went for my birthday and it couldnt have been better. Absolutely stunning meal - I had Foie Gras and then Duck - fabulous - really stand out, My husband had Gnocchi and Sea bass and again cant fault a thing. Even given two free glasses...More

Thank ottobottodog
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

ottobottodog, it's funny how one person can can make such a difference. I am very lucky with the group of servers that I have, and although I could make a few guesses as to who served you, I am confident that any of them would...More

Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I have always sworn by trip advisor reviews, so when my husband and I were looking for a restaurant to eat at, after we eloped on the beach in Halifax, GIO was what we chose! And boy was it as the #1 restaurant dead on....More

3  Thank Krystal O
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

I'm delighted we were able to help you capitalize on your special day, Krystal O! I think Matt was your server that night, and I'll definitely pass on your compliments to him and the rest of my staff. I hope you do come see us...More

Reviewed August 6, 2016

We enjoyed Halifax's number one restaurant (according to TripAdvisor) and found it to rank with other top quality European restaurants which we have frequented. The chef's complimentary inter serving extra's showed class and innovation. The hit of the night for three of us was the...More

Thank Tough2Please
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

With a name like Tough2Please, it is nice to hear that we did just that! It is an honor to be compared to a guests favorite dining experiences... especially when it is to some European restaurants, likely from areas where our chefs have visited and/or...More

Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here for dinner while staying at the Prince George Hotel and we were not disappointed. We were greeted and seated quickly and the staff was very polite and friendly. Our server, Christy, was welcoming, very knowledgeable, and capably walked us...More

2  Thank mschoyen
Jared W, Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

We look forward to seeing you again too, mschoyen! It is very pleasing for me to hear how well our guests enjoy their time with us and how well the staff take care of them. Christy is a true gem and I am very lucky...More

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montegsells
October 23, 2016|
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Response from DME312 | Reviewed this property |
Casual to dressy. Everything goes.
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Barbara B
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Royfan | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it wouldn't surprise me! Suggestion would be to call them. They are very friendly and accommodating and would be able to tell you about any specials they may have!
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Barbara B
October 3, 2015|
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Response from PBMaritimer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, do not know. Best to contact Gio - they are very good about getting back to you. I would expect that the hotel would be offering something for Thanksgiving, but do not know for sure. The restaurant is in the Prince... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Market St | The Prince George Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-1987
  • This restaurant is at Prince George Hotel
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