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The Bicycle Thief

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Downtown Halifax
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1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
+1 902-425-7993
11:30 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first food stop in Halifax, we were luckly to get a table on the patio literally the broadwalk...it was beautiful and we were hungry and boy were we in for a treat

Thank Beverley T
Gander, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Another awesome lunch with family! Had the salmon . Quick service for a full house but no comprimise to flavor or attention. Excellent place.... once again

Thank edithgertrudepayne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Most pleasant evening. Excellent wine choices and menu options at higher end prices. Beautiful Christmas decorations at the entrance to restaurant on the waterfront. A must if in Halifax.

Thank Conrad L
Santa Rosa, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the food and service for the price that let us down. The meat was incorrectly cooked and had to be re-fired so we ate at different times. The overall food quality didn't match the price of the meal. Our server was also quite cold. Disappointment.

Thank GuyRF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two very nice dinners in this popular restaurant on the waterfront. The atmosphere is lovely and the food was excellent!

Thank 13bato
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to get a 10Pm reservation. This place is happening! At first I thought the music was too loud, but once you try on the ambiance it works' the food was outstanding. And the location would n awesome in summer

Thank Lowpymtking
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very well oiled machine of a restaurant. Great inviting room, well prepared staff, excellent and well priced wine list and the food throughout was consistently top drawer. The short rib Barolo was exquisite and colossal and made me happy. The duck flatbread app was good but seemed incongruous to the menu. Only complaint was the oversalted scallops... More 

Thank Pengdio
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here because it was recommended to us. I have to say it was by far the best gnocchi I have every had! I'm not sure about the wine prices by the meal prices were very affordable! My gnocchi dish was only $18 which is a great price for an amazing dish! My girlfriends mussels was $10 for a... More 

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East Bay, NS
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been waiting for a long time for an opportunity to rate The Bicycle Thief. We so looked forward to an evening with friends to dine here, as we very much enjoyed its predecessor, Bish. Well, this place is nothing like Bish. Our friends booked a reservation two weeks in advance, expecting a nice table in a quiet atmosphere. What... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a business dinner in the private dining area. The atmosphere and ambiance was very cozy and inviting. The dinner choices I made were all delicious and those around me who made different selections raved about their choices as well. The service was very good too. All in all, a great experience at The Bicycle Thief. I... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-7993

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