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ela! Greek Taverna

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215 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C9, Canada
+1 902-876-8899
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family took my parents of 84 & 77 out for birthday dinner. Had pita/Tzatziki sauce & calamari as appetisers, very fresh and tasty. They provided complimentary fresh bread and olive oil & other dipping sauce- really tasty. For entrees a group of us had the souvlaki plates (lamb skewers, roast potato, Greek salad) $23. My daughter had the vegetarian... More 

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Thank Marco D
Halifax, Canada
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a quiet meal. We had a couple of apps that were great. Trio of dips was great. Should not have ordered a main with that. You can make a meal on it alone. However I did have the roast lamb. Again a big serving of great food. Ended up taking most of it and the dips home as... More 

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Truro, Canada
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Four of us went here in the early afternoon for a birthday luncheon. We have been here several times over the years for similar occasions and most of the family have been very happy with everything. I have been a little less impressed, perhaps due to poor menu selections. This time was different. The service was great, the food universally... More 

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Thank Fred M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I was here for friends B-day party and we had amazing time. Loved the food and the drinks. The service was fast and everyone was friendly. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone. Will go back:)

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Thank Semira H
St Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

For lunch or dinner you can't go wrong with ela! Service is quick, this staff is very accommodating and the traditional food tastes wonderful.

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Thank DocC52
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Complimentary bread with delicious dipping sauce is served as a starter . Lovely ambiance,good service . The veges and lemon potatoes were o.k, but very small portions for the price. Ela! is surprisingly spacious restaurant so we had lots of privacy for our family dinner.I love moussaka with Greek salad but very limited choice for dessert ,convenient and free parking... More 

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Thank NEERAJ V
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, reasonably priced. Friendly staff and good service. Always have a good experience here. Good for families and for couples.

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Thank Lynn C
Halifax, Canada
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367 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

First time visit to the eatery. I was surprised with the size of the establishment - much larger than expected. We were pleasantly seated and quickly given our menus. There is a good selection on the menu - all of course with a Greek theme. Dinner prices appear to be on the higher end with the lunch menu average. Our... More 

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Thank Jim d
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Ela! is surprisingly intimate and warm given that it is in a strip mall in the middle of Bayers Lake retail park. That said, the last two times I have been there I've ordered lamb (it is a Greek restaurant after all!) and it has not been what I would term "enjoyable". I'm talking the sliced lamb leg. Dry, no... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent setting ,service and fantastic food. Atmosphere is perfect. Easy to find and lots of free parking. You might consider a reservation so you are not disappointed. A must visit when you are in Halifax.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-876-8899

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