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“historic eatery”

The Five Fishermen (upstairs only)
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Ranked #16 of 732 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Carmichael Street
Transit: One block from major public transit stop.
Description: Join us at Five Fishermen restaurant(upstairs only) in Downtown Halifax and let the personalized service and warm contemporary ambiance, set the tone for an exceptional dining experience. Choose from a varied selection of the finest seafood available, or indulge in our critically acclaimed prime center cut steaks, aged 28 days and wood fire grill to perfection. Complement your meal with a selection from our wine menu — an award-wining list of more than 200 wines curated by our Sommelier. If a more relaxed experience is desired, visit our lively bar where you can sip classic and creative hand-shaken cocktails or a selection of micro-brewed beers and ales, regional wines, single-malt scotches and fresh squeezed juices and enjoy signature appetizers . Whatever the occasion, from a quiet weeknight dinner to a special private event, let us handle every detail. We'll do the work. You bask in the glory.
London, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“historic eatery”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

It was our second visit and we enjoyed it better than the first. The mussels/salad bar is a huge draw. For seafood lovers this is a must while in Halifax.

Visited November 2012
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Thank Diane U
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at The Five Fishermen (upstairs only), responded to this review, December 10, 2012
Dear Diane U:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased that you were able to dine with us again on your visit to Halifax! We hope that you enjoyed your visit to our area and that you will come again soon.

Sincerely,

The Five Fishermen Leadership Team
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Halifax, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pricey but Awesome food”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Had a lobster dinner. The menu looked a bit over priced, but the food was excellent. A+ service, great location.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Chris R
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at The Five Fishermen (upstairs only), responded to this review, December 6, 2012
Dear Chris R:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant.

We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

The Five Fishermen Leadership Team
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Bedford, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

The food was amazing and the service was even better. I love the attention that the servers give you here, they are truly professionals. This place is a little pricy but worth every penny. I have the mussel bar for appetizer and the swordfish. The swordfish was cooked perfectly and the vegetables were nice and crunchy. I didn't have room or dessert.

Visited October 2012
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Thank notkevin
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at The Five Fishermen (upstairs only), responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear Notkevin:

Thank you for the positive review of our restaurant.

We’re delighted that you enjoyed the swordfish and mussels! We hope that you visit us again soon.

Sincerely,

The Five Fishermen Leadership Team
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San Francisco, California
Level 6 Contributor
246 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Classic Haligonian fare”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

This was a pricey but fantastic restaurant in Halifax. The mussels in white wine sauce are brilliant. The scallops stuffed with lobster are absolutely delicious. When I think of Halifax food, this is what I think of. 4/5, knocked off one because of unclear reason for the higher price point

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank SugarSammy
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at The Five Fishermen (upstairs only), responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear SugarSammy:

Thank you for the positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your mussels and lobster-stuffed scallops. We hope that you will visit us again the next time you are in the area!

Sincerely,

The Five Fishermen Leadership Team
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Winnipeg, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth the Cost!”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Lobster Roll on the main floor AWESOME as was the lobster dinner. Don't bother with the lobster pasta.

Visited May 2012
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Thank ChrisandLarry
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at The Five Fishermen (upstairs only), responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear ChrisandLarry

Thank you for the positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your lobster. Thank you for your feedback.

Sincerely,

The Five Fishermen Leadership Team
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