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Esquire Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Canadian, Soups, Seafood
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772 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia B4A 1A2, Canada
+1 902-835-9033
07:30 - 19:00
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Sun 07:30 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess the title says it all. It wasn't a great restaurant but it wasn't bad. I drive by it a lot and it always looks busy. Which ended up surprising me because, in my opinion, I found it a slight bit overpriced for what you get. I thought the menu was very basic fare typical of what you'd expect... More 

Thank Tim M
nova scotia
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86 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on a Sunday just before 11am and we were looking for a great breakfast, which is served until 1130am. Were seated and then we waited and it was not as busy as we have seen it previously. Anyway, got our coffee and ordered a Toasted Western Sandwich and Bologna, Eggs with toast, both served with hash brown potatoes or... More 

Thank DeniseAtBeach
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Food was good and price was right..service however was a bit slow.still would go back. It is licensed

Thank Don C
Arsita, Italy
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Local place that has been around for decades. The food is good, not great, but it's the kind of food you got at home when you were young. Generous portions, and a menu that changes daily with the specials. Items such as meat loaf or open-face roast beef sandwich are always popular. My wife goes for bowls of clam chowder... More 

Thank Arsita_ItalyRichardN
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

They have a decent sized menu and I'm sure it's all very good, but I'm afraid I can't offer a proper review because their lobster chowder is amazing and I couldn't be bothered to try anything else even after a dozen or so visits!

Thank midnightsun84
Victoria, Canada
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The service was good - not awesome, but good. The food was okay. We ordered the breakfast special. It was good, not great. Mine was a bit cold, but overall a pretty good place for breakfast

Thank marilyntraveller_57
Halifax, Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Esquire at least three times, and have always had good, home-cooked meals. We met a friend for breakfast, and had the usual fare of eggs, home fries, and bacon. As it was a bitter cold day, there were only a few people in the restaurant; which is very unusual. The establishment is a classic which... More 

Thank John G
Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I go for the chowder, rolls and home made pie! This place is fantastic. The service is great, prices are good and food is excellent.

Thank donnaa957
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant for many years and the food was very good. The last four times we were there the food was cold and in edible. They advertise award winning chowder,,,i can tell u it is crude and expensive. When you make a complaint they do not want to hear it. do your self a favor and... More 

Thank SSD154976
Halifax, Canada
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I have only been here in the mornings, but their lunch/dinner menu looks great as well. The breakfast and service was prompt and great! A special place for the young and old to gather and enjoy each others company.

Thank jessicatravel123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 772 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia B4A 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-835-9033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?