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Elle's Bistro

1678 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A2, Canada
+1 902-446-3775
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“eggs benny” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1678 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A2, Canada
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

You will love the ambience of the surroundings and the fact that it is such a hip place to go if that word even exists any more. LOL Enjoy and have a wonderful time!

Thank Brewster8861
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I have been to Elle's twice before. The first time was fantastic; great food, great service, great atmosphere, and I left thinking "I absolutely have to come back". I went again today, and had a... different... experience. I had a brain-fart ordering my food and...More

Thank peikristin
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Like it says on their menu, « delicious, fast, and friendly » This place isn’t fancy but it’s a nice spot for a quick breakfast and the prices are excellent ($5-10 for most meals). This place stands out due to the staffs friendliness. They will cater to...More

Thank Christoph H
Reviewed 24 December 2017

A group of us went to this place for a late breakfast. The pace is much larger than it appears when you first enter, and the staff was attentive and good service. But most of us were in agreement the food was just alright. I...More

Thank Blair M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

First time visiting Elle’s! We went on a Saturday for brunch and although very busy we were seated in a couple of minutes. The food prices were very reasonable and the menu was extensive for a small bistro! The food quality was excellent and well...More

Thank jackg28
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Great place,great food, great staff. The building smells old and kinda gross when you sit down but the service and food are excellent, would be 5/5 if the place smelled normal

Thank JuanSharp
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I had the eggs benny with bacon and provolone, with a potato latke and jalapeño instead of an English muffin. Very good, eggs poached perfectly to order and everything was hot. The owners and staff are very friendly and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Knowitall2000
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wife and I ate twice for breakfast and loved it . Eggs Benny was a big hit ,but don't bother with EB with the potato and Jalapeno latke option...stick with the English muffin. Regular bacon/ham/sausage , egg ,home fries are good and a fair price...More

Thank barrnell
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A jem in Halifax. Staff is awesome. On a recent visit to Halifax, this was our go to restaurant for breakfast every morning. A fter day one, our server remembered our coffee preferences for the next two visits. Food is phenomenal. Eggs benny, French toast...More

Thank cynnerz
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Only reason this place gets two stars is because our server Nikolai was awesome. Burger had a mould spot clearly picked out of it and tasted like extreme grease Eggs on one meal were rubbery and over cooked and toasted was burnt meanwhile bacon was...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1678 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-446-3775
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