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“Busy spot, comfort food”
Review of Kempsters

Kempsters
Ranked #300 of 720 Restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Halifax, Canada
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742 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
“Busy spot, comfort food”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Stopped in here yesterday for brunch. Enjoyed Eggs Benedict while my dining companions enjoyed eggs and bacon. Very tasty but we waited quite a while for it to arrive. There was a large group in the restaurant at the time so I'm guessing that had something to do with it. Our waitress was very sweet. Seems like a great spot to visit when you want some basic comfort food.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Berwick, Nova Scotia
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“Something for Everyone”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Huge menu with a variety of choices. Great service, mostly great food. Most of the menu items are huge, however the soups are tiny. Been here many of times of the last couple of years and will continue to go.

  • Visited November 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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653 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
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“Good variety of standard diner food items”
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Food was tasty and served promptly (even on a busy, rainy Saturday) by friendly staff. My wife did not care for the spice on her chicken dish but she enjoyed the sweet potato fries. My Backyard Burger with home cut fried was very good.

Restaurant was very clean, especially considering how busy it is. The decore could use an upgrade but it is a family oriented restaurant style. Plenty of parking available.

Visited June 2013
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Thank tshep42
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Kempsters, responded to this review, 5 July 2013
Dear Tshep42:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to see you again very soon!

Sincerely,

Kempster’s Cookhouse Management
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Halifax, Canada
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1,021 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
“Good food, excellent service.”
Reviewed 11 June 2013

After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor, and not having eaten at Kempsters before, my wife and I decided to go for breakfast. The restaurant is nicely laid out and clean. I had the Kempsters breakfast and my wife had the blueberry pancakes. The food was very good and the servings were large and well presented. Our waitress was excellent, very friendly and attentive. We will certainly be returning to try the evening dinner menu. Highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Edwin F
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Kempsters, responded to this review, 17 June 2013
Dear Edwin F:

Thank you for your positive review of Kempster’s Cookhouse.

We’re pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food and dining experience with us. We look forward to your next visit!

Sincerely,

Kempster’s Cookhouse Management
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“Always great food”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

I really love to eat here. They don't put MSG in the food, I like the meatloaf w/gravy & the real veggies. They have excellent food and the service is very good.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Debbie K
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GraftonConnor, General Manager at Kempsters, responded to this review, 11 June 2013
Dear Debbie K:

Thank you for your positive review of our restaurant.

We’re pleased that you enjoy our food and service. We look forward to your next visit!
Sincerely,

Kempster’s Management
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