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The Old Apothecary

1549 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z4, Canada
+1 902-423-1500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“baguette” (8 reviews)
“eclairs” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1549 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coffee is awesome. Pain au Chocolat and chocolate almond croissant are awesome. Very cool seating area upstairs.

Thank rich b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful decor, great coffee and baked goods. I would definitely recommend for breakfast or for a snack.

Thank Marie-EveDube
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a coffee aficionado, this is your place. I am self professed coffee, bakery and kitchy/eclectic place lover, and this place checks all 3 boxes.

Thank Jo V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the funky chairs in the window that caught our attention, and upon entering the aroma of coffee and baked treats that captured us. The unique brass 6 filter device, the cinnamon rolls and the seating kept us happy talking to local worthies for...More

Thank AuldYinGiffnock
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We loved this place so much we came back three times in two days which is unheard of for us. The pastries made on the premises were fresh, crispy and full of flavour. The cortado (small latte), served in a glass (as it typically is)...More

Thank smalltoad
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Ordered a small latte and croissant breakfast sandwich. The latte, for some bizarre reason, was served in a juice glass...not sure why, as there were plenty of clean mugs? I sort of looked at the cashier with a questioning look...like why would you serve a...More

Thank BeachLover154974
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on our last morning in Halifax. The Americanos were perfect and the savoury pastries were delicious. We selected the sausage roll and a bacon and egg croissant. Both were the best ever!! Fast friendly service!

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great bakery and coffee. Bakes inhouse, large, flakey pastries, sweet rolls, and breads. Seating available. Don't miss this.

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great little local bake shop, the two items we had the salted Carmel brownie and the pavlova, were fantastic. Worth dropping into.

Thank Bruce_reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Everything I have had has been amazing! Coffee and Food. Need to hire more people though! Love this place

Thank TaraHalifax
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-1500
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