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The Bicycle Thief

1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
+1 902-425-7993
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The Bicycle Thief is an honest attempt to be creative with staple Italian menu items, and it works. So kudos to the chef for making it work. We had an outside table and I'm glad we did as the evening was pleasant, and if you...More

Thank Daveandavril
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited The Bicycle Thief on a recommendation. We were not disappointed. We sat outdoors overlooking the harbour. The staff is very attentive and the food was Delicious. Perfect as a matter of fact. We had appetizers and the price was reasonable.

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This seems to be a current favourite in Halifax. However though accepting that restuarants and bars in Canada are often darker than UK equivalents this one was so dark it was hard to read the menu and as hard to see the food once served....More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Local flavor and delicious food. Good selection of craft beer. Great lunch stop. Very enjoyable. Fun for friends.

Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a restaurant on the waterfront harbor of Halifax. It is always packed and it is better to make reservations. It is named after Vittorio Di Sica's film Bicycle Thief and there is a creative sculpture on the theme that I liked. We tried...More

Thank 443bhaskarm
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff are friendly and helpful with suggestions without being overbearing. The food was fresh and prepared with pasion. One of the best restaurants I have been to.

Thank JEN9202015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, good service. Not an expansive menu. Very pricey. Location is very nice on the waterfront.

Thank DJ K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were tired after spending a long time on our feet in the excellent Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, so taking a seat at a table beside the boardwalk on the waterfront was a welcome relief. The first special touch we noticed was a...More

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Two of us went for lunch on Wednesday this past week. It was busy so we needed to pass by the outside patio for an inside table. We didn't regret that. Our server was excellent! The lobster roll is first rate - done the traditional...More

Thank bwilltoronto
Reviewed 3 days ago

We thorpughly enjoyed our dinner at the Bicycle Thief. The location on the waterfront is first rate. We had exceptional service and the meal presentations were superb. We made reservations and we were glad we did. The place is obviously popular as it was packed.

Thank Freedom50plus
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6 March 2017|
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Response from kat_ledermueller | Reviewed this property |
Check out their website online, or give them a call. But, I do not think they have this dish on their regular menu.
4 May 2016|
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Response from hatewinter28 | Reviewed this property |
We paid less than $100 canadian for an appetizer of calamari, and two mains which were on the higher end of the menu with a white sangria, a beer and desert. Well worth every penny!
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-7993
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