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5687 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1K5, Canada
+1 902-406-3133
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
14 Dec 2015
“Attractive little place in trendy central Halifax”
31 Oct 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Canadian, Mediterranean, Fusion, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5687 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1K5, Canada
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

I had brunch at Chi Bistro yesterday with a friend. The brunch menu has very little Asian influence, but has a good range of eggs benedict (mine was tasty, but the eggs were very overcooked). The food was tasty, the portions on the small size...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We at Tess would like to thank everyone for your business. Tess has been sold and will soon re-open as Chi Bistro, serving a variety of the popular items served at Tess as well as new Chinese Fusion cuisine. Chef Christopher will remain , so...More

2  Thank shawnaHallifax
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We've eaten monthly at Tess for at least 9 years. We've never been disappointed. The aspects of quality of ingredients, variety of menue, preparation and service have always been impeccable. Each time we have introduced friends and visitors to Tess, including this evening their response...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Went for brunch with family 8 of us and everyone loved it. The food and service was great The front outdoor terrace was full (nice spot) and back terrace was closed so we ate in main dinning area and it was lovely

Thank barrie s
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Family gathering for a birthday. Had the crepe Benedict with home fries and salad which was excellent. The bacon bloody Ceasars was very tasty. Others had lobster eggs Benedict, euro with bacon (crepe with Nutella and fruit), fish cakes and eggs. Excellent service and nice...More

Thank DanielfromTremblant
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This place was recommended by staff at the hotel in which we were staying. Very quaint, centrally located, Great food, and great staff

Thank EvaLeisti
Reviewed 8 September 2015

During my first visit ever to Halifax I had the pleasure to have lunch at Chez Tess. We sat on the front patio. Service and food were excellent. I would definitely return here when I am in Halifax again!

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We sat outside, and it was mosquito free (yay) and enjoyed a good dinner. We liked the generous portion of baked brie, and the service was very friendly!

Thank DanasaurusRex
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a very charming little restaurant located a few doors down from one of Halifax's main streets , Agricola Street . It has been in existence for 6 years and is owned and operated by what I would consider a very talented lady ,...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Also the portions for the main dish were a bit small, the food was fantastic and the staff very friendly. Would come here again!

Thank scarlettseestheworld
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5687 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-3133
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