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The Wooden Monkey

) #10 of 574 Restaurants in Halifax $$ - $$$ , Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
1707 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C6, Canada
+1 902-444-3844
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasties” (47 reviews)
“seitan” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1707 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for lunch and had a great meal. Eclectic menu and really greasy food. We loved their soup, bruschetta and my husband raved about the toasties. Great for vegetarians, gluten free or anyone who wants a great meal

Thank primadonna49
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently popped in for an early family dinner with a two year old in tow. We had two servers doting on us! The 3 of us ordered your amazing gourmet lamb and bacon/beef burgers, and the fish and roasties for the little one. Your...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came with a group of 20 people with reservations and they were ready for us. The servers were very efficient with the large group and very attentive to the needs of the customers. Several dishes were ordered with the vegetarian pizza being a great...More

Thank jfox55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of everything that our group ate, the best thing on the menu were the nachos...you had a layer of cheese between every chip. The lamb burger is like a snack burger. The rack/oven fries were great. Because of all the reviews, I was expecting...More

Thank anjavuk
HalifaxSidney, General Manager at The Wooden Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello anjavuk, I want to thank you for joining us recently. I'm glad you enjoyed our nachos (they're one of my favorites) but not as glad you didn't enjoy the lamb burger. We strive offer the best local and organic food in town but sometimes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu had a great variety of items and our group of 7 loved everything they ordered. Almost all items are local and where possible organic. Waiter was very knowledgeable and explained everything clearly. a lovely dining experience!

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter ( 9 ) and I had lunch here yesterday. While originally planning on going to another restaurant in the area, we lucked out and got a parking spot almost right in front of the wooden monkey. We decided to give it a...More

Thank Amanda8925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portions were good. Staff was enthusiastic and friendly. Quality of preparation and taste was rather average. Expensive for the quality of food served.

Thank Kiran Prakash S... V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I don't have any dietary requirements when dining, from the conversations I heard between the staff and the customers it sounded like their menu and their methods really cater to diners' needs. A lot of vegan options and notes regarding what items are gluten-free,...More

Thank ericthemilkman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food wasn't bad. The caramelized onion dip was the highlight for me. It was delicious but the spelt crostinis served with it made it difficult to eat. Glad it came with a spoon. The braised beef and vegetables were tasty but the beef was...More

Thank Cemeterri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal upstairs with a very funny waiter and some great food. Not the best meal in Halifax, but one best evenings!

Thank boltuprightCanada
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Do you take reservations for a party of 4 for 5:30 this Saturday Feb 25?
24 February 2017|
Response from HalifaxSidney | Property representative |
Hi there, We normally only take reservations for 6 and over. We have four reservations already at 530pm. If you were to arrive at 515pm you wouldn't have a problem getting a seat. Your order would get in ahead of the other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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: 1707 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-444-3844
  • E-mail
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