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923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3, Canada
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We had a good meal of Middle eastern dishes. The atmosphere is cafeteria and it was a bit confusing first to figure out how to order food and pay.

Thank huntersbro
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I have never rated things 5 star but Tarek's deserves even more. The food is home made, fresh and absolutely delicious. The menu has a wide variety of great choices. Tarek is a congenial host - goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. Can't say enough about the food and service...just try it and you will know... More 

1 Thank Mad4salt
Halifax, NS, Canada
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Tarek's Cafe is excellent! They serve healthy affordable Mediterranean style food. The food is always fresh, tasty and served by friendly staff.

1 Thank Tall_Guy_Cycling
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Wow! Awesome food and service and they support local causes! We will be back! Could use a couple of special drinks...but maybe I am just watching too much Bar Rescue!

2 Thank Julie M
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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140 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

I make it here about once a quarter, but I don't know why it's not more often. We hadn't finished reading the menu before two sample bowls of soup were thrust in front of us. "But I was going to order a bowl of soup" I protested - weakly. "Take it any way." So I did. The pea soup was... More 

Thank britt77
Halifax, Canada
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149 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Plenty of choices for vegetarians from the Lebanese and Greek inspired menu. Open kitchen, friendly, efficient staff. Soup is made fresh daily. Free samples are available while waiting for your order. Hours: 11:30am - 7:30pm Monday to Saturday

Thank Larry C
Nova Scotia
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

I look forward to coming to this spot whenever I am in the vicinity of Young and Robie Streets. Convenient parking lot just outside of restaurant. Service is friendly, fast and courteous. Excellent food and great value. Varied menu of Middle-eastern treats!.

1 Thank Athina078
Halifax, Canada
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677 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

A friend just introduced me to this place. Had never noticed it before as it is tucked into a strip mall. After placing our order for chicken shawarma we were treated to small sample bowls of corn chowder or lentil soup. I tried the lentil soup and it was delicious. The shawarma was delicious as well with a strong garlic... More 

2 Thank Acadia80
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

This is a middle eastern restaurant hidden in a little strip mall on Robie St near Young St. The food is fresh, authentic and very tasty and at a very reasonable price. The service is friendly and informal.It is a favourite for many local businesses

1 Thank Jack N
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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140 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

As usual, Tarek greeted us with a small cup of soup, gratis. A good start. The chicken combo was fantastic, and more than enough for one. All delicious, but the tabouleh especially was first rate. Tarek gave us a taster of his hot pomegranate, lemon & bayleaf juice. Wow! Save me a seat, I'll be back next week!

Thank britt77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax

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