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“Where the locals have been eating for decades”
Review of Esquire Restaurant

Esquire Restaurant
Ranked #55 of 720 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Jacksonville, Florida
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360 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
“Where the locals have been eating for decades”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Home of great Chowders! Great service and prices. Combine that with outstanding food and what more could you ask for. When traveling I always look for where the locals go. You hardly ever go wrong. Well the Esquire may not look like much but the food is great!

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank nole38
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Esquire Restaurant, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Dear Nole38:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your food. Please visit us again the next time you are in the area!

Sincerely,

The Esquire Management
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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185 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Brunch-lunch-dinner- always good”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

My first visit was Jan 1st when we were craving for a hot chowder.
Stop at Esquire and enjoy the food and we came back for brunch.
It is very simple food but with great taste.
Service is very friendly.

Visited January 2012
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1 Thank ferrere1965
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Esquire Restaurant, responded to this review, September 10, 2012
Dear Ferrere1965:

Thank you for the positive review of our restaurant.

We’re pleased that you enjoyed your food and service. Please come visit us again the next time you are in the area!

Sincerely,

The Esquire Restaurant Management
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Paris, Maine, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good basic food”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

We thought the food here was very good. We had breakfast. The prices were a little high, in our estimation, but it is very close to metro Halifax and convenient.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Beth M
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Esquire Restaurant, responded to this review, September 10, 2012
Dear Beth M:

Thank you for the positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast . We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

The Esquire Restaurant Management
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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Go for the breakfast”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Amazing Breakfast. Eggs Benedict is some of the best that I've ever had. Meals fill the plates and you never leave feeling hungry.

Visited April 2012
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Thank T J
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GraftonConnor, Manager at Esquire Restaurant, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Dear T J:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant. We’re glad that you enjoy the eggs benedict!

Please come visit us again soon!
Sincerely,

The Esquire Restaurant Management
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Comox Valley, Canada
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 792 helpful votes
“Home cooking on the Bedford Highway...”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

We were visiting my father Frank and his wife Violet in Mid-August and they recommended we have lunch at one of their favourite restaurants, the Esquire.
What a terrific spot. Easy to find and plenty of parking.
We waited a few minutes as they cleaned our booth and then we were seated and drinks ordered immediately.
A nice young man with a warm smile served our meals quickly and the table fell silent...always a clue that the food is outstanding!
We all enjoyed the lobster roll specials, Frank ordered his fave, seafood chowder, and in fact their neon sign outside says they are famous for it.
We shared a homemade apple pie, a la mode, and our server brought extra plates, forks and a large bowl of ice cream for us all to share, how thoughtful.
Only thing better than our lunch was that Frank picked-up the tab, thanks dad!
I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone looking for some East Coast home cooked food to stop in at the Esquire Restaurant.
Cheers,
Paul

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Paulshappy
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GraftonConnor, Manager at Esquire Restaurant, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Dear Paulshappy:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food and service.

Please come visit us again the next time you are in Halifax!

Sincerely,

The Esquire Restaurant Management
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