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“Strange experience”
Review of Little Europe Bistro - CLOSED

Little Europe Bistro
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Eastern European
Dining options: Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Waitstaff
Nova Scotia
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161 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Strange experience”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

We were in Halifax recently, and decided to eat in the Hydrostone area. Our favorite, Epicurious Morsels, was full so we wandered around to see what else was there. At first we thought Little Europe was closed because the windows were dark. and the place did not seem at all inviting. However, a sign said it was open, so we went in. No one else was there but the staff of two. We sat in the main room for a minute, but then asked if we could sit in the window. We thought we could at least lure more people in and see the street scene. The waitress said the manager did not like it brightly lit in order to give it some ambiance, but she put the lights on low.

It was a cold evening and the waitress only turned the heat on after we had been there some time. When we commented that every time the door to the place next door opened, the entry door, just a curtain away from us, opened, too, and let in a draft. Her comment was it always does this and then she locked the door because she said they were now closed. This was well before the posted closing time.

Now the good part to all this is that our meal was very good. I cannot remember exactly what we had but there was an interesting Mediterranean style appetizer and a very good home made pasta. There was a decent wine selection too.

With some spiffing up of the decor and some better lighting this could be a great little place to eat.

  • Visited March 2013
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