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Da Maurizio Dining Room

1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
+1 902-423-0859
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was blown away with the outrageously bad food. The sauces all taste like they came from a can. The prices were astronomical. I feel like this restaurant was the only really bad meal we had in Halifax.

Thank Wixeroo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, friendly staff and excellent service make this a good choice for dinner when in town... Italian cuisine caters more to Canadian and American clientele ... if you are looking for authentic Italian food you need to cross the Atlantic ;) my linguine with...More

Thank ZBerber
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come every summer when we visit Halifax. So many other restaurant choices, but Da Maurizio is always our first choice. This year another delicious meal with wonderful, friendly, attentive service. We all enjoyed our meals, both new choices and old favourites. Thank you again.

Thank BeccaP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From a week of traveling through the Maritimes, and enjoying many excellent lunches and dinners, Da Maurizio was our favorite. We arrived on a busy (but not noisy) Saturday night to be greeted by a friendly, smiling hostess (Tanya, who turned out to be one...More

Thank Chickietravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like this restaurant, i do believe it is the best Italian in Halifax. it is a bit on the high side in prices but the service is great and the food speaks for itself. The veal Scaloppini is great. On my last visit I...More

Thank bmb58
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation and it was honored immediately upon our arrival. From the time we entered until we departed everything was excellent. The service was impeccable and the food amazing! Our party started with the calamari appetizer and a fresh salad. Both were excellent...More

Thank nurabbit
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband took me here for my birthday on June 10th. We have eaten here many, many times in the past and really enjoyed it. The June 10th visit was not even close to what we had before. I ordered mussels and I ate them....very...More

4  Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We took my 82-year old mom here for her birthday recently on a quiet Monday night. The food was amazing, especially the Shrimp Santa Maria appetizer. Rave reviews for that one! Our waiter was always there at just the right moment to refill glasses, whisk...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It was a quiet Tuesday night, and myself and a co-worker were looking for a nice dinner. The staff at the hotel suggested this one, and that suggestion hit it out of the park. This place is great! It's not very big, so I expect...More

Thank DJ-USA
Reviewed 20 May 2017

With the drastic increase of food costs these days, it is not easy to find a restaurant that refuses to sacrifice quality for profit. Da Maurizio holds on to their principle of maintaining the highest quality and standard without giving way to hiking prices. I...More

Thank 165Doc
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Doreen C
17 June 2017|
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Response from Paulette R | Reviewed this property |
As the other person has said, I would call the restaurant directly and voice my opinion. The emails might not be read as often as they should. I can only say that I have only had good communications and experience with... More
Joel H
16 January 2015|
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Response from Minstral60 | Reviewed this property |
I am quite sure they can accommodate your need for gluten free. The chef is amazing, and I am sure you are not the first to ask. I would suggest calling ahead for a reservation and speak to the staff at that time about... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-0859
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