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Jim's Family Seafood Restaurant

) #122 of 582 Restaurants in Halifax $$ - $$$ Seafood,
243 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J9, Canada
+1 902-443-6112
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (25 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
243 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I ate at Jim's while staying closeby in the residence at Mount Saint Vincent University. We were glad to get to a neighbourhood restaurant away from downtown! We sat in the backroom which overlooks Bedford Basin on a sunny afternoon. We ate...More

Thank JDMitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here twice with my son. Both times had the jumbo seafood platter customized gluten free. Everything on the platter was very good. The service was also friendly. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Micah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for lunch at 2pm with my 89 yr old mother. Seafood platter is plentiful but over cooked. "seasoned" fries are not special at all. But their special I ordered was a lobster roll but it was quite simply one of the worst I have...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time to this restaurant and the staff are so friendly and accommodating, it just totally blew me away. I have food allergies and the manager was going over the menu and answered so many questions......not once did I feel I was...More

Thank jjejermaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the back by the windows and had a lovely View of the harbor we had fish and chips with the seasoned fries and gravy on the side best fries and gravy of ever had and we had the big fries

Thank starlady30
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Jim's Family Restaurant mastered the art of the perfect French fries and it has been years since my wife and I have had any of this quality. We would stop here again if just for this. It was a particular treat since this was our...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 27 June 2017

When touring around out of town visitors one of them had a craving for seafood chowder. I thought of Jim's but wasn't sure if they had good chowder or not. Must be good because my visitor raved about it and said he wished he had...More

Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Restaurant was recommeded and once we arrived we noticed it was a local favorite. This is always a good sign of great food. Wonderful melt in your mouth fresh haddock! Staff was super friendly and helpful. Loved the pies!

Thank Blackdayliles
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife and I took my daughter there yesterday as we have always liked the fish at Jimmys. I ordered clams and they were terribly overcooked and tough. My wife had scallops and they were so small I expect they were "bay" scallops, and overcooked....More

Thank bwilkins2014
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One Sunday decided to go to Jims for a meal. Had the fish & chips.It was just barely fit to swallow down.The batter was too thick, the batter was so crispy that it was impossible to cut with a knife & the little piece of...More

Thank steve l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Seafood, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-443-6112
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