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Salty's

$$ - $$$
Downtown Halifax
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1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
+1 902-423-6818
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had friends staying with us, whose daughter has Coeliac disease. We visited Salty's for lunch. Our server, Samantha, was extremely helpful. She knew the menu well and was able to advise us regarding gluten free options for our friends daughter. Nothing was too much trouble and she was friendly and accommodating throughout. This restaurant is in a great location,... More 

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Thank Emily R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and got a beer(actually 2 beer) and garlic bread W/melted cheese etc. Beer was local (Garrisons Red ) very tasty. View of the harbor is great and you can watch the ferry to Dartmouth arrive and depart as the terminal is right next door. Staff are nice and attentive. If I lived in Halifax... More 

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Thank Arthur i
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been to Salty's in years and took our out of town friends there for some seafood. We were NOT disappointed! Generous portions and delicious food that was well worth the prices! Big glasses of wine were welcome as well ;) The service was excellent and our server gladly moved our table to one by the window as soon as... More 

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Thank Justeen M
Timberlea, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salty's have, without question, the best fish Cakes anywhere! And there were so good the first time I had them, I've only ordered this treat ever since. So over the past 8 years I've become quite the 'expect' of this dish. Highly recommend you give them a try. They're filled with fresh fish ..... and the lack of 'filler' I... More 

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Thank janetgallant
Toronto
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this restaurant is the views of Halifax harbour. The food is also delicious. Staff were friendly.

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Thank iliketravel99
Charlottetown, Canada
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264 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to eat here, be ready to decide if you want to eat upstairs or downstairs. The downstairs is more like a pub atmosphere and the menu prices are lower. Upstairs is fancier with a wider range of menu items. We ended up eating upstairs and ordering the Panko crumb Haddock. It was lovely but would have cost... More 

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Thank Claudetteth
Birmingham
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salty's Restaurant was the perfect setting for our Friday fish & chips. We went before sundown and were able to watch as the river disappear under a fiery cloud outside. Great portion for me (or you can have a larger one) so this was a rare occations when I finished my meal! Had we been in town longer, we’d have... More 

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Thank RickieJ
Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We ate here New Years Eve and it was simple wonderful. The view of Halifax harbour was spectacular and set the mood. The food was very good , the service was maybe not the best but it was fairly busy so we made allowances. All in all I would eat here again

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Thank Islandgal6736
Victoria, Canada
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were there for lunch. It was a cold day and it was a bit of a hike from where we parked. The food was good. We had the lobster chowder and it was good - lots of lobster. Our daughter ordered the whole lobster. It was stupidly expensive. It wasn't priced on the menu and she should have asked... More 

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Thank marilyntraveller_57
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Service was decent, friendly and food was tasty. Was a bit windy during our trip but we couldn't pass on this outdoor patio. Lots of calamari appetizers in Halifax and this location offered a good top five in my book.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-6818

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