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The Bicycle Thief

1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
+1 902-425-7993
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (161 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
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Reviewed today

I recently had the pleasure of having dinner at this restaurant. The servers were amazing. Extremely friendly and very helpful when deciding on what to order. It all looked great. Had the seafood pasta. Very appetizing. Beautiful deck outdoor to enjoy and restaurant very elegant....More

Reviewed yesterday

Our friends recommended that we make a reservation well in advance. We did and were amazed at the flexibility when we showed up over an hour early. We sat outside on a beautiful night and soaked in the ambiance. I loved the tall tables, the...More

Thank Ellyn B
Reviewed 2 days ago

On July 16th my husband and myself had reservations for out 36th Wedding Anniversary. I recommend reservations for any meal you have here because it is a very popular restaurant. We had a lovely indoor spot right by the window so we could enjoy the...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We sat outside and the weather was great and night, there was a musician playing the mandolin and it was great. Nice selection of wine and menu was well full delicious selections. According to my guest, the Lamb was cooked to perfection.

Thank Matusla
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found this restaurant on our first day in Halifax, and enjoyed eating there so much, that we returned on the following 2 evenings, even though we could only book a table for an earlier time than we would have liked. It is so popular...More

Thank Aileen B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here late on a Sunday night for dinner. The room was half full and service was on point. Drinks took a bit of time but food came out quickly. The food was amazing. We ordered 4 pastas and all of them were amazing. They...More

Thank Serge L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Long wait time. We waited 1 hour to be seated. We put our name in waiting list. We were called after 1 hour 30 minutes. Next to water view. Food was good. Long wait time for food too. Sea food was good. My daughter took...More

Thank Anilasiddiqyi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Bicycle Thief as an ‘escape from the crowd’ on a family vacation. We had one of their decadent desserts and wine and both were delightful! The outside location is amazing and they gave us blankets to help combat the cool breeze coming...More

Thank RebeccaRM10
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was great, the food was superb although there was quite a wait for it. It is a really popular venue and so booking a table is essential unless you want a very, very long wait. Great service from our waiter and a wide...More

Thank nikki317
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing, the atmosphere wonderful - almost made the 2 hour wait worth it. The service was top notch as well. Only complaint was the wait time.

Thank Hortzgirl
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15 July 2018|
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Response from njgrandma20 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we only did seafood & didn’t look at the non seafood stuff. Suggest you go to their website & look at menu. Enjoy. Halifax is a beautiful city
6 June 2018|
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Response from Sher1967 | Reviewed this property |
I was there for lunch and saw several families with small children. Enjoy your trip!
Tasha M
6 February 2018|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You might also ask regarding daily specials, as there may be something unique...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
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
  • E-mail
The Bicycle Thief exudes a relaxed, come-as-you-are feel, in an atmosphere that blends Old School style with New School attitude. Drop by for lunch or supper, or pull up a chair to our wicked wine bar for a fantastic glass from our titanic selection. The Bicycle Thief offers North American food with an Italian soul, and legendary cooking that will steal your heart…
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