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Downtown Halifax
Fast food, Canadian, American
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5239 Blowers St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-406-3365
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Had a hamburger and fires and they were delicious. Great value for your money and very friendly service. Would recommend this place for sure.

Thank Ann G
nb, canada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Holy crap, best poutine ever. Donair with the works is the way to go! No place to sit, is just a window to order stuff to go.

Thank ljnev
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This place satisfied my craving. Not a sit down place. Just order out of a window and they will make it for you. Fries are fresh cut and taste great, not much exciting about the gravy. The taste is quite comparable to a Costco poutine in my opinion but does not mean it is bad.

Thank Gohightide
Halifax, Canada
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Willy's is by far the best poutine in the city! AND IT'S LOCAL!! I've gone on MULTIPLE occasions and it's absolutely delicious every single time. It's always the perfect midnight snack. If you're a true Haligonian or want the perfect Haligonian poutine experience: go to Willy's. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Nicky B
Sand Lake, Florida
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This small walk up place has good food served quickly. There is no seating. If you want a quick burger and are staying at the Marriott Residence Inn this is the place to go because of its location and food.

Thank DaddyDude
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Excellent poutine, great prices. While I'm not vegetarian, their gravy is suitable if you're so inclined, and I actually like it better - it's rich and satisfying without being greasy and leaden. I'd actually consider asking for more gravy next time, it was that good. Fries were steaming hot yet crisp, not too salty, and the cheese curds were the... More 

Thank Tom L
Castle Rock, Colorado
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

You just cant go wrong with this simple place for after bar poutine. We were only in town for 4 nights, and the locals insisted we try this place out after hitting a few bars near the water. We were not disappointed!

Thank Joel F
Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

After a cool evening stroll, we needed a snack and decided upon poutine at Willy's. We were treated to delicious and hot fries with a generous serving of cheese curds and gravy. Hit the spot perfectly! Open late to meet late appetites.

Thank Eugene C
Mexico DF
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The fries were excellent but the veggie burger really surprised me, really tasty, juicy, just perfect, even if you're a carnivore you should give it a try. I ordered the medium sized fries and I had trouble finishing them. Very friendly staff, you can take it to go or eat it in front of the nearby church. They open at... More 

Thank SenZen
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Willy's is the go-to place for a poutine after being at the bars/pubs for the majority of your evening/night. While it still cannot compare to the master race that is Quebec poutine, they are pretty awesome!

Thank WexleySnoops

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Restaurant Details

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Fast food, Canadian, American
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  • Address: 5239 Blowers St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-3365

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