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The Vines

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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4 Panavista Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have dined here several times and have enjoyed the experience each time. Once was a large family get together, a few times with my wife for a romantic dinner and last evening with my two grown children, my father and stepmother, my wife and I. The atmosphere was excellent for conversation. It has a relaxed feeling, the appetizers were... More 

Thank Ronchuk62
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both are very good. I love the large Caesar salad, an award winner as a take out item. We enjoyed our dinner, food was very good and our server helpful, courteous and efficient. May I suggest the background music be turned down a bit. Enjoyed our meal and will return.

Thank gdawe2016
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW!! What a beautiful restaurant... you would never know from the outside how romantic, relaxing and elegant The Vines holds within. The dark wood, live plants and candle lights are worth the trip alone!! I am not a picky eater so I asked our waitress' opinion because the menu had so many options. She seemed so in love with her... More 

Thank DoItForTheWine
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard so many great reviews and am so glad I was finely able to see for myself what all the hype was about . The atmosphere is enchanting, the food delectable and service is second to none. I look forward to going back for more taste testings!

Thank AnnetteArmstrong
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not go wrong with this restaurant. Looks like a house on the hill but very good food and large portions. If you get a chance go on tasters night but go there hungry. The curry chicken penne is to die for. The restaurant is not for a quiet dinner though as it can get quite loud at times.

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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here one evening recently with friends for a meal. Food was as usual very good, good portion sizes (even a little too large). Service was attentive and timely. As usual a great night out. Recommended

1 Thank fred11Halifax_NS
Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alex gave us great service, our food came up fast and was very delicious. The portions were generous, and the food was just as good when we ate it for lunch the next day!

Thank emac42
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Vines, is a very nice restaurant tucked away on highway number 7. From the outside, it looks like an old house up the hill. But once you walk inside, the place is very nice and cozy. Very fit for a romantic evening or a nice get together with some friends. Food is very tasty. Your order gets served with freshly... More 

Thank Dtolba
United Kingdom
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Brilliant brunch in The Vines. Doesn't look great as a building from outside, but inside is nice, clean and food great! We went for brunch and it was fab. Big selection of food from Eggs benedict to Smoked Salmon and mussels. Breakfast pizza was a big hit with our party. The selection of sweet treats was lovely! Mimosas and Bellinis... More 

1 Thank Vicky1606
Dartmouth, Canada
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an unique spot for a special dinner. Birthdays, Mothers/fathers day, romantic/ casual friend meet up, etc. The Sunday brunch offers a variety of food and great to any occasion.

Thank MSavardNovaScotia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Panavista Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: 19024344114

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