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Star Anise

1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
+1 902-422-2602
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pho” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
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11 - 20 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2016

My wife and I ate at the Star Anise last Friday night, and we ordered a dinner for 2 special A! It was incredible. It was a 3 course meal, started with fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with chicken which were awesome! Then a rare beef...More

Thank JasonDSensation
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick lunch, and the service was very good. I was seated, and had my order taken quickly. I ordered one of the lunch specials, which was alright, but the consensus in the dining room seemed to be that pho was...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Had a good meal here, not the best Vietnamese we have had but it was tasty. The service was also good.

Thank Isla D
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Good service, good soup, but only fair vermicelli. We were also a little disappointed with what we received for the money we paid.

Thank MrsDetail
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Walked past this noodle shop on Barrington. It was a good thing I retraced my steps. The menu was in English with Chinese subtitles. Strange, no Vietnamese descriptions. I used the alphanumerical language and ordered the A27. It was the steamed bun appetizer ($5.50). It...More

Thank Lapster2011
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We loved this place so much, we went here twice on our vacation! Excellent food, good portions, walking distance to many hotels as well as to the boardwalk. The wine is very reasonably priced, service was excellent, and dessert is not to be missed! Fried...More

Thank karisue13
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very good rice noodle bowl of soup - quite large. Perfect amount though. Could use more vegetables but still good. Excellent, unassuming, polite service.

Thank artlandmusictraveler
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Food was cold, over priced, and the service was awful. I have a medical condition requiring hot water to eat and yet I had to ask for my tea multiple times.

Thank Veraldaine
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We went with grandkids for lunch and all enjoyed the Pho and other noodle and soup options. Nice break from pub food in downtown. Good service. Clean.

Thank Myles_in_Halifax
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Found myself here happily munching a fresh tasting bowl of noodles with diced chicken, green salad, carrots and cucumbers. Spring roll was a tad heavy on the oil but came away satisfied with this inexpensive dinner. I needed a quick meal and this was a...More

Thank guzadog
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-2602
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