Feast on farm-fresh delights in Halifax

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Are you part of the eat-local crowd? You'll love these amazing farm-to-table restaurants in Halifax. You might be surprised which restaurants you pass by every day where you can stop in to enjoy delicious, fresh, local Nova Scotian and Atlantic Canadian food.

Ciboulette Cafe & Catering Ltd

1541 Barrington St, Halifax NS B3J 1Z5

Ciboulette is a tiny café nestled above The Loop on the second level of Barrington, near Sackville Street. Here you can enjoy a variety of breads made on the South Shore and sip delicious coffee supplied by Nova Coffee, located in Truro. All meats and many of their vegetables are from local farms (or at the very least, Canadian farms). Everything from muffins to cookies are handmade from scratch.

Chives Canadian Bistro

1537 Barrington, Halifax NS B3J 1Z4

You can enjoy casual dining in a chic, artsy eating space at Chives Canadian Bistro. Sit in an urban bistro-style banquet bench and order from the chalkboard menu. A variety of seafood dishes, beef, lamb, and free-range chicken are among its meal offerings. Chives Canadian Bistro boasts local mushrooms, Nova Scotia beef, Neil's Harbour lobster, Glasgow Glen Farms Gouda, house-made focaccia, greens from the local market, Nova Scotia lamb, and more. Order wine from The Vault, the former money vault for the Bank of Nova Scotia in the 1950s.

Durty Nelly's Irish Pub

Argyle, Halifax NS B3J 3P8

Durty Nelly's is an Irish Pub on the corner of Argyle and Sackville. Choose to sit on the patio, at a rustic table or at the expansive bar. Enjoy traditional pub fare such as beef, lamb and seafood dishes. Delicious breads come direct from the local Stone Hearth Bakery. Woodrose Farms supplies mussels and potatoes. Sip local, organic coffee, or indulge in local craft beers such as Garrison Hop Yard and Propeller IPA, as well as Hell Bay English Ale and Dark Cream and local ciders.

The Wooden Monkey

1707 Grafton St, Halifax NS B3J 2C6

The Wooden Monkey is conveniently located downtown on the corner of Prince and Grafton Streets. It has a tropical, rustic feel with wood plank floors and monkeys peeking out where you least expect. It is owned by two female entrepreneurs who pride themselves on using local, organic foods from 40 local suppliers,­ farms and fishermen. You will find delicious vegetarian selections as well as meat and fish to choose from.

The Brooklyn Warehouse

2795 Windsor St, Halifax NS B3K 5E3

A member of the slow food movement, The Brooklyn Warehouse offers seasonal, local comfort food in a casual dining atmosphere. You'll find Nova Scotia scallops and oysters, Nova Scotia grass-fed brisket, Sambro halibut, Advocate Harbour char, greens from Four Seasons Farm, East Coast Cheese and the soup is made fresh daily with local ingredients.

2 Doors Down Food & Wine

1533 Barrington St, Halifax NS B3J 1Z4

Looking for seasonal dishes in a casual dining setting? Sit at a booth, table or at the bar in the striking decor. Dish selections include seafood, ham, chicken and burgers. Enjoy sea salt fries or scrumptious salads on the side, such as a spinach salad with goat cheese, pickled red onion, candied pecans, drizzled with a honey buttermilk dressing. Sister restaurant to Chives Canadian Bistro, this dining spot strives to provide fresh local and seasonal ingredients from Nova Scotia and Maritime farmers, as well as artisan food producers.

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