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“very poor service, bad food, over priced” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Five Fishermen

The Five Fishermen
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Ranked #18 of 710 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Carmichael Street
Transit: One block from major public transit stop.
Description: Halifax's premier seafood restaurant for 40 years, offering Nova Scotia Seafood, AAA Reserve Angus beef and an array of chef inspired menu items prepared with uncompromising quality. Please be aware we have two restaurants, our casual Grill on the main floor open Monday to Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 4:00pm to 10:00pm. The Restaurant on the second floor open Tuesday to Saturday 5:00pm through 9pm.
Pictou, Canada
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“very poor service, bad food, over priced”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were extremely disappointed with our supper at the five fisherman. Our server was Samantha.. she was very rude and short with us. Our food took way too long to come, it was terrible and very over priced. I would not return nor would I recommend.

  • Visited April 2014
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Kingston, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

We really enjoy going here for a meal when we can. It has been around for a long time but the service is great and the food fantastic. Would always recommend this place.

  • Visited September 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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“Great spot to have a really nice dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Excellent food. Great service. Wonderful atmosphere for a dinner for two. Spacious. You are not seated on top on other guests. Prices a bit on the high wnd but as a special occassion dinner, well worth it.

  • Visited September 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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“Great food but not on the waterfront”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Excellent food, muscle bar and great salad but not on the waterfront. If you are looking for good food and don't mind a city view in a wonderful old historic building this is the place, Great service also.

  • Visited December 2013
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Gander, Canada
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“The Five Fishermen”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2014

Service poor
Food overpriced
Located downtown Halifax in the Bar district.
Has been around for too many years and exists on its past reputation.
May be new owners in the last decade who are driven by profit not good food and service.
There are much better places to nosh down in Halifax

  • Visited February 2014
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