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The Wooden Monkey
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Ranked #25 of 775 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $20
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Having spent a month away with work, a few colleagues and I were staging through Halifax for a day. Two of us stumbled across the wooden monkey when looking for somewhere to have lunch, and I can honestly say, hand on heart, that the seafood chowder was the best meal I'd had in a long time.

When later looking for somewhere to have dinner, a colleague said they'd found this nice little place on tripadvisor which looked the business, so I tagged along.. And Lo and behold, back I was at the wooden monkey. This time a table of five, we were seated in no time at all... Between us, we had most of the fish dishes, and none disappointed. Personally I had the Scallops wrapped in Bacon to start followed by the Haddock 'with a flair'...

10/10 (or 5 stars in TA-speak!!)

Let's hope I return to Halifax soon!!

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Thank Salami_g
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

While I was travelling to Halifax on business I decided to eat at The Wooden Monkey because of their vegan-friendly menu and their good reviews. I was seated fairly quickly and loved the atmosphere of the place. An old building with old wooden features, mismatched chairs and tables... it was a seriously cute place! This restaurant also supports organic and local food as well as healthy eating practices, which I really appreciated.

I ordered the house beet salad, the lentil burger and a side of roasties. The salad was extremely tasty with a cream-like dressing and the lentil burger was very moist and full of flavor! I've had a few vegan burgers before and this one is easily the tastiest I've had! The roasties were like fries, but roasted with seasoning and olive oil instead of fried. I really enjoyed the whole meal and would definitely go back to try other tasty looking items on the menu, I also tried their power juice and I was pleasantly surprised. The juice has tons of fruits, vegetables, seed oils, etc and it actually tasted really good.

The only reason I took points away is because after my salad, it took 25-30 minutes to get my main course. I was very hungry and on a rush and did not enjoy having to wait that long for my meal. The service of the staff however was very

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Thank Mariella I
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Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

What more needs to be said? This place is incredible and keeps me coming back every time I'm in town.

Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

Good fish and chicken dishes, reasonably priced, inviting atmosphere, good service -- the hallmarks of a successful and popular restaurant -- great place to unwind after a long and tiring day.

Thank palekh
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

I really enjoyed the soup and entrée I got here. It is a health conscious yummy place. Only suggestion is getting takeout containers that do not disintegrate!

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Thank SedonaRedRocky
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