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Economy Shoe Shop Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
1663 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
+1 902-423-8845
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“nachos” (70 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Pub
$$ - $$$
1663 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a happening place to go in the evening, you'll be sure to see haligonians having a beer after work and/or coming for dinner on a date.

Thank avalily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times over the years and it is consistently good. Excellent ambiance, and nachos are amazing. It is unfortunate that it is difficult to get to given construction across the street, but it is certainly worth the effort!!

Thank S S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 4 people. 2 local 2 from away. All loved our food! Will go back for sure. We visited at 11:30 on a Sunday and the place was pretty much dead. So needless to say we had amazing service as well!

Thank kathlene07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Order seafood chowder. $12. Didn't have too much stuff in it and came with a small piece of bread served in a large soup bowl.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My spouse and another couple went out for a meal on Saturday night... we decided to go to the shoe shop as it was always a great place for food. The operative word being WAS. We ordered nachos for an appetizer.... they were OK, very...More

Thank LivLively
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It is my favourite restaurant/pub in Halifax since it is not as crowded and full of tourists as the other ones. You can get a variety of good food for a reasonable price in a nice atmosphere. People are very friendly. you never have to...More

Thank Beate S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a nice restaurant/bar.Lots to choose from the menu. Locals come here so that says a lot. Reasonable prices..friendly staff and good food and drink.

Thank oneilge11
Reviewed 25 July 2017

You have to stumble by this pub as there is construction on the street it is on...but it is WELL worth the visit! We were needing a place to prop our feet up as we walked the storied town of Halifax. We were greeted immediately...More

Thank Suzan G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went with a group of 10 in June 2017, food was OK. Nice place to go with friends for beers and dinner.

Thank Manu D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I had deep fried wings and they had obviously been already cooked and then cooled. They must have been reheated in the microwave as some of them were cold on the inside although were still cooked. The dessert list was limited

Thank Zappafan5797
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Ross M
2 December 2015|
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Response from Johnboy535 | Reviewed this property |
Many but difficult to tell the number. Phone them is what I would do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1663 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-8845
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