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Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

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Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

We had dinner tonight at the Press Gang and LOVED IT. Simply outstanding.

We have a reservation for tomorrow at DaMaurizio Dining Room, but my companion suddenly decided that the mood is not right for Italian. Where can we go that will also knock our socks off? Our leading candidates are Elements on Hollis, Gio, and Chives. We've looked into but rejected Brooklyn Warehouse (too heavy), Five Fishermen (too expensive for what it is), and Edna (menu too limited).

Anybody care to sway us with a recommendation? TIA!

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1. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

I have always enjoyed Salty's, I'd say to dine on the second floor, much better view of the harbour:

tripadvisor.ca/Restaurant_Review-g154976-d70…

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2. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Chives! Delicious!

I also like The Wooden Monkey but it is more casual. Another option could be Stories at Halliburton House.

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3. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Saltys is not in the same class as the others mentioned.

Da Maurizio is not entirely Italian. Chives is wonderful and local.

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4. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

I agree with MaryAnn. Salty's is nice and touristy but not high end by any means.

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5. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Stick with Da Maurizio's.... not completely 'Italian'.... has EVERYTHING on the menu, and will knock your socks off.

The Press Gang is hard to beat.

http://damaurizio.ca/menu/

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6. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Please check The Grill at CUT (www.cutsteakhouse.com). The more expensive CUT restaurant is upstairs but The Grill at CUT is street level. The menu is varied, great service, & simply a pleasant place to dine.

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7. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Thanks for all the suggestions!

As it turns out, after spending the day driving all over the Wolfville/Canning/Grand Pre area visiting wineries, we decided to stick close to our hotel in Dartmouth, and go lower-key. We had an early dinner at the Cha Baa Thai location in Dartmouth. We liked it a lot!

We'll keep the other places in mind for any future visits. Thanks again!

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8. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

People do seem to try to do too much.

The Grill is OK, but not fine dining in the same league as The Press Gang or Da Maurizio.

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9. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

Glad to hear that your day went well and your choice of restaurant worked out!

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10. Re: Help! Need to decide dinner in Halifax for tomorrow!

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