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Kempsters

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American, Canadian, Diner
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3644 Kempt Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 4X8, Canada
902-453-0236
Today
07:30 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Dartmouth, Canada
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Went to Kempsters with another couple on Sunday evening. Service was good. All of us ordered from the All Day breakfast menu. Three had the meat lovers skillet and one had the Greek Omelette. Food was OK however the ingredients did not seem all too fresh. Sausage, bacon and ham seemed to be laying around for awhile. Based on the... More 

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Thank nacho_larry
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We've been there few times in the past month or so. It's always busy which is a good sign. The food isn't bad but also isn't too great. Specially for the prices that they charge. Service is friendly but it's really slow. They take your order pretty fast but it takes a while to receive the food or even the... More 

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Thank H441957
Halifax Region, Canada
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Have had a full breakfast previously but this time had eggs benedict with side order of pancakes, plenty of coffee. My spouse and our friends had good meals too. Very pleasant staff always courtious. Great place, comfortable seating, nice atmosphere.

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Quebec City, Canada
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The pancakes are good and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Too bad that egg substitutes are not available here.

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Thank Jim P
San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We're visting from Texas and wanted a local diner experience and Kempsters was the perfect spot. The breakfast was pretty good and the French Toast was the best I've ever had.

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Thank Liz M
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Really basic homestyle food at reasonable prices. Nothing fancy, but good comfort food like pot roast, fish & chips, sandwiches and fried seafood. There's a good all-day breakfast and the milkshakes are excellent - real ice cream and whole milk in chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. Service is friendly, but can be a little slow since the place is always busy

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Thank 007_nic
St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Excellent Food and Great service! Jillian was awesome! Will definitely will return. Always a good meal!

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Thank Darren D
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is my go to lunch or brunch spot when nobody and decide where to go. Great value, the portions are enormous and alway delicious, it takes abit of time to get your food depending on how busy they are but totally worth the wait

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Thank Simtou
Halifax, Canada
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379 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great place to relax and have a good meal. They have a wide range of foods on the menu. The servings are a good size and arrived hot. It can get very busy at meat times.

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Thank gjsamson
Laval, Canada
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We came in near the closing time and did not feel that it was a problem. Very friendly waitress and food was good. The menu is sort of limited, and we found the portions to be a bit small...

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Thank CathyD70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3644 Kempt Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 4X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 902-453-0236

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