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Two If By Sea

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dartmouth Centre
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66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
+1 902-469-0721
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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Halifax, Canada
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stop in here about once a month. I usually try a coffee, mocha or cappuccino and of course the croissant of the day (if there are any left!) there is always consistency and friendly staff, and depending on my timing- not much of a lineup!

Thank local_ns793
Dartmouth, Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I been there a few times in the past,always had good luck with the chocolate croisants. The service was good that way wasn't very busy. ,

Thank Wayne M
Toronto, Canada
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661 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth the hype, but also a little aware of it at the same time. They do need know how to make coffee and how to bake treats, but the staff seems to be a bit aware of their reputation, and therefore are not the friendliest. Still a worthwhile place to stop into, especially the original Dartmouth location... More 

Thank FirstCircle
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love the croissants and the coffee but three times I have arrived from rural Nova Scotia to have coffee and crumpets (preferably an almond or chocolate croissant) but at around 1:30pm or so and they have run out. They still had a few cookies left but I am not a fan. If they close at 2:00pm then I get... More 

1 Thank Gayle298
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone had said great things about here so I was really looking forward to visiting. There is a cool vibe here, but it was really busy and I considered the coffee to be average and overpriced. I could have skipped the trip to be honest.

1 Thank Koral B
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Drop in for Tea and crumpets. Nice tasting deserts, healthy and heart smart. limitied menu. rustic atmosphere

Thank Bill D
Cole Harbour, Canada
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great drinks, amazingly large and tasty cookies and croissants. A must-do when in Dartmouth. Nice large table to drink and share with strangers and a good street vibe.

Thank brad A
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The best croissant is the chocolate one. It is big enough to share. It is not too sweet and goes so well with a hot cup of coffee. Always a great treat.

Thank GillianHarnum
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My friend said these were the best croissants in the world. I was skeptical, but he wasn't wrong. I had a chocolate croissant which was the perfect blend of salty and sweet. The pastry was incredibly flaky. The home made chai tea will blow away any die-hard Starbucks Tazo Chai fan, and the communal seating guarantees you'll always meet new... More 

Thank John A
Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was my 2nd experience at TIBS. I just don't know why the coffee staff are so standoffish and remote. They don't seem to want to make a connection with the regular folk, I wished that I was wearing a plaid shirt, Birkenstocks and had a small tattoo. The coffee is great, but the overall experience is lacking. I don't... More 

2 Thank Maureen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth>  > Dartmouth Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Dartmouth Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-0721

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