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1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
+1 902-423-6818
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't frequent this place, maybe having eaten here 6 or 7 times over the past decade,but a big reason for that is the inconsistency in the food, but mostly in the service. That said, when they get it right, it's a great experience. Given the prices and location though, it should be a little more reliable.

Thank Jeff M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Salty's during a winter evening. I had a window seat. The view would be pleasant during the summer. I had their seafood casserole. I could be described as a shepherds pie, only with seafood (covered in mashed potatoes). Along with a glass of beer, it was a good meal, about what I would expect from the casual environment.... More 

Thank Mark M
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cab driver recommended this place and although it was good it was typical. Most things were fried but there was no emphasis on fresh. We ate at much better places. It was quick and filling though

Thank Shelley H
Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends staying with us, whose daughter has Coeliac disease. We visited Salty's for lunch. Our server, Samantha, was extremely helpful. She knew the menu well and was able to advise us regarding gluten free options for our friends daughter. Nothing was too much trouble and she was friendly and accommodating throughout. This restaurant is in a great location,... More 

Thank Emily R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and got a beer(actually 2 beer) and garlic bread W/melted cheese etc. Beer was local (Garrisons Red ) very tasty. View of the harbor is great and you can watch the ferry to Dartmouth arrive and depart as the terminal is right next door. Staff are nice and attentive. If I lived in Halifax... More 

Thank Arthur i
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to Salty's in years and took our out of town friends there for some seafood. We were NOT disappointed! Generous portions and delicious food that was well worth the prices! Big glasses of wine were welcome as well ;) The service was excellent and our server gladly moved our table to one by the window as soon as... More 

Thank Justeen M
Timberlea, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Salty's have, without question, the best fish Cakes anywhere! And there were so good the first time I had them, I've only ordered this treat ever since. So over the past 8 years I've become quite the 'expect' of this dish. Highly recommend you give them a try. They're filled with fresh fish ..... and the lack of 'filler' I... More 

Thank janetgallant
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The best thing about this restaurant is the views of Halifax harbour. The food is also delicious. Staff were friendly.

Thank iliketravel99
Charlottetown, Canada
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281 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat here, be ready to decide if you want to eat upstairs or downstairs. The downstairs is more like a pub atmosphere and the menu prices are lower. Upstairs is fancier with a wider range of menu items. We ended up eating upstairs and ordering the Panko crumb Haddock. It was lovely but would have cost... More 

Thank Claudetteth
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Salty's Restaurant was the perfect setting for our Friday fish & chips. We went before sundown and were able to watch as the river disappear under a fiery cloud outside. Great portion for me (or you can have a larger one) so this was a rare occations when I finished my meal! Had we been in town longer, we’d have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-6818

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