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The Wooden Monkey

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Halifax
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1707 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C6, Canada
+1 902-444-3844
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Murray Harbour, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have eaten at the Monkey a half dozen times and we are always pleased. From the service and decor to the scrumptious food this place is a must. Big windows and rustic tables and chairs,a delightful menu.What's not to love? Great spot to gather with a few friends and we almost always see a family with kids just enjoying... More 

Thank vitaminsea2016
Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very much enjoyed the kale salad with blue cheese dressing. The Haddock was cooked exceptionally well. But other dishes didn't quite measure up. The mussels were okay but didn't impress. Sweet potato fries were tasty but not out of the ordinary. The service was friendly but perhaps a bit over the top. The waiter had a comedy routine which was... More 

Thank GenYEats
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had an amazing meal at the Wooden Monkey, would highly recommend their Sweet Apple Salad and for dessert the Chocolate Tofu Pie is a must!

Thank kbernard4444
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While traveling it is often difficult to find celiac friendly place to eat. The experience was fantastic with a very clear menu for all dietary concerns. Food was very tasty fresh and service was excellent.

Thank George D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

best food and service we had in Halifax. glad we stumbled into this place on our last night in town. who would have thought (twice) baked fries could taste so good!!! the Thai soup of the day was unbelievable. ..it should be on the menu every day!!

Thank Gary K
Dayton, Ohio
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Server was great and did a good job all through our meal. There were four of us and we each were satisfied with our menu choices. We had salads, pizza, seafood, and a sandwich. We left full and happy.

Thank Stephanie S
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food with organic stuff .prepared well..and some good options for vegans as well...good people..very courteous and friendly...centre of the town and good location wise...free wifi with decent speed

Thank ijaazk
Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ordered the lamb burger and the cheese burger and loved them! Instead of a bun they were served with a type of soft flatbread that was delicious. Fries were baked and crispy good but I adored the apple salad (I upgraded my fries to salad instead). My husband had the fish and chips which he rated as just average.... More 

Thank karen r
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In one word, - Delicious! The food was outstanding and so fresh! My son ate scallops for the first time and he LOVED them. Prepared perfectly- outstanding! My husband had the fish cakes and halibut - he said they were amazing. We all enjoyed our dishes.

Thank judyanddan
Edmonton, Canada
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went to this place after a high school graduation with family, 2 people in the group were vegan and we had a lot of great choices for everyone , including vegan nachos. This is a small place inside an historical building. Enjoyed the halibut special , it was cooked perfectly, chocolate tofu pie was amazing , I am not a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $19
Vegetarian, Vegan, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1707 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-444-3844

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