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Onyx Wine Bar & Kitchen - CLOSED

1580 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
+1 902-428-5680
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
17 Feb 2016
“Bartenders know their stuff! ”
16 Feb 2016
“Not as good as it used to be!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, French, American, Fusion, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1580 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This place came recommended by a friend, and we weren't disappointed! Drinks are definitely on the more expensive side, but in our opinion well worth it. All of the ingredients are fresh and most syrups and bitters are made in house, making the cocktails a...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We treated ourselves to a meal at one of our favourites, but came away disappointed. We always thought of Onyx as one of the best high end restaurants in Halifax. This time the food was a little lacking in both quantity and quality. I had...More

Thank Haltraveling
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We went early on a Saturday evening just before Christmas. The restaurant did not start to fill up until 7 or so, so we enjoyed the quiet. Lots of small plates and different dining options. My partner had the Caesar salad and the pork chop....More

Thank vancouvergirl
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We stopped in for drinks after a meal elsewhere - the place has a lovely outside seating area - great on a warm night. Drinks menu was good, service very friendly. Wouldn't hesitate to eat here next time.

Thank hillcrestroad
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I was here with the girls for a birthday party. Didn't like the 'drink I got at first, but the server ( with short curly hair) she was so adorable, directly got me a sweeter one. And her kindness literally made it a +++ for...More

Thank Pinar O
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This looks a very stylish place but, unfortunately, our food was just not that good. I had the pork chop. This was ok, not particularly tender, but edible and had some flavour. However, the vegetables that came with it, all of them were virtually raw...More

Thank ChesterBiggles
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A friend and I had a lovely evening at Onyx one warm, late August summer evening. We started the dinner outside at the patio as the sun set and eventually moved to the beautiful inside area. We decided to try and Chef's three course dinner...More

Thank LindajChisholm
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Stopped here for a glass of wine before heading out for a ghost tour. We sat outside on very comfortable couches. There was a nice selection of regional wines

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 9 July 2015

When we travel, we like to have one big, fancy meal at our destination. We chose Onyx as our restaurant in Halifax, mostly because the menu looked awesome and they had a chef's choice tasting menu, which we love. When we arrived, the restaurant was...More

Thank bora2323
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Great evening at onyx. Wonderful service, amazing oysters. I tried the burger and my partner had the lamb. Both were delicious. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank Susan C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
    (South Park Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-428-5680
  • E-mail
Step in from Halifax's bustling Spring Garden Road and enter ONYX, an oasis of casual elegance. Sit at the back-lit white onyx bar and sip a mojito, crushed fruit, muddled fresh mint and rum. Or peruse the extensive Wine Spectator award-winning wine list with over 350 selections. ONYX, a big city feel, yet intimate. We offer inventive cuisine with professional service. It is an evening you'll remember. ONYX has received many accolades and awards in the short time we've been open. Here are just a few: A three Star Rating in "Where to Eat in Canada", one of only 29 restaurants in Canada to achieve this rating. A four diamond rating from AAA/CAA, one of the top ten new restaurants in Canada, a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year that we have been open.
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