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Robie street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 19:30
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Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, Canada
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

20 for two pitas. Best food in town. Large portions. Cash only but have bank machine on site for 1.50 fee.

Thank Lee C
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My wife and I had lunch here the other day and WOW, this is the house that flavour built. Everything is so fresh and delicious. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Also very clean premises. Tarek's is wheelchair accessible with ample parking. Can be very busy at lunchtime.

Thank MikeGen C
Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you like freshly made middle eastern food this is a great spot. This little-known gem has huge legion of regular customers that come as much for the down-to-earth hospitality of the owner and staff as they do for the food. When you walk in to order at the counter, you will immediately be offered a sample of the soup.... More 

Thank Orancathy
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had a good meal of Middle eastern dishes. The atmosphere is cafeteria and it was a bit confusing first to figure out how to order food and pay.

Thank huntersbro
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I have never rated things 5 star but Tarek's deserves even more. The food is home made, fresh and absolutely delicious. The menu has a wide variety of great choices. Tarek is a congenial host - goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. Can't say enough about the food and service...just try it and you will know... More 

1 Thank Mad4salt
Halifax, NS, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Tarek's Cafe is excellent! They serve healthy affordable Mediterranean style food. The food is always fresh, tasty and served by friendly staff.

1 Thank Tall_Guy_Cycling
Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! Awesome food and service and they support local causes! We will be back! Could use a couple of special drinks...but maybe I am just watching too much Bar Rescue!

2 Thank Julie M
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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151 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I make it here about once a quarter, but I don't know why it's not more often. We hadn't finished reading the menu before two sample bowls of soup were thrust in front of us. "But I was going to order a bowl of soup" I protested - weakly. "Take it any way." So I did. The pea soup was... More 

Thank britt77
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178 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Plenty of choices for vegetarians from the Lebanese and Greek inspired menu. Open kitchen, friendly, efficient staff. Soup is made fresh daily. Free samples are available while waiting for your order. Hours: 11:30am - 7:30pm Monday to Saturday

Thank Larry C
Nova Scotia
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I look forward to coming to this spot whenever I am in the vicinity of Young and Robie Streets. Convenient parking lot just outside of restaurant. Service is friendly, fast and courteous. Excellent food and great value. Varied menu of Middle-eastern treats!.

1 Thank Athina078

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Robie street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax

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