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“Awesome Halifax Restaurant”

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar
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Ranked #10 of 751 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Grand Parade & City Hall
Description: The Press Gang, located in the heart of downtown Halifax, is one of the city’s oldest historic stone structures dating back to 1759. Boasting a formal dining experience like no other in the city, The Press Gang features an extensive menu with a rich array of exquisite seafood, meat, game and poultry dishes to satisfy every palate. Enjoy a vast selection of fine wines and world- class cocktails. Please note that due to our liquor conversion license, minors cannot be in the dining room past 9pm.
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Experienced The Press Gang for the first time. The scallops were cooked to perfection as was the char. We were able to enjoy our meal at our own pace and never felt rushed (like we have experienced in other restaurants). Historical decor and layout of the eating areas were genius.

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1  Thank 380Liz
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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

The waiter brought all our Oysters and appetizers together without spreading them out or asking to spread them out. We asked for a dry wine by the glass and he gave us a fruity wine. The Oysters were just okay b for $3.25 each, I was expecting better. He never came to check up on us and removing our empty plates was slow. Overall okay, but not wow.

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3  Thank MRknows
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Went to The Press Gang this evening and had a wonderful experience. We had the Drill! Wow! It was one of the best, if not the best meal we have ever had. The waitress was very knowledgable. Explaining everything on our plates. Food was perfectly cooked and had a nice presentation too.
The meal was a very nice experience.
Try it. It's worth it.

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2  Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant. Service was terrific and the menu choices were great. We are seafood lovers and we both had excellent dinner.

1  Thank oysterpte
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

My daughter was attending Dalhousie University at the time and she had been waiting for me to visit so we could go to this restaurant. (too expensive on a starving student's budget!) We had one of the best meals we've ever had at this place. The seafood was so fresh and perfectly prepared. The tuna tartare was the best I've ever had and the atmosphere alone was worth the visit. Unfortunately I probably won't be back because I live in Ontario and my daughter is finished her schooling there but if you find yourself in Halifax this restaurant is definitely worth trying!

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2  Thank AndreaCinToronto
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