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Ristorante a Mano

1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
+1 902-423-6266
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (45 reviews)
“pasta” (93 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

A local suggested we try this place as we were interested in Italian food. It did not disappoint! The restaurant is on the waterfront and we ate outside in October. They provided warm red blankets! We ordered Italian dishes - homemade ravioli and lasagna. Both...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here. Recommended by our hotel. We tried to get in the previous night but the next available time was a little late for us so we made reservations for the next night. We were approached by a gentleman leaving where...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were staying about a block away from Ristorante a Mano. We read that it was one of the top restaurants for pizza so we tried it. (there are many, many more menu offerings of classic Italian food, not just pizza. It's...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit pricey for Italian food but very tasty. Short walk from our hotel. Service was spotty but they were very busy. Very noisy. Not a spot for an intimate dinner.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Suggest a reservation. Excellent Italian food and really appreciated the kitchen being flexible on menu. I wanted a veal Marsala not on menu but no problem whatever you want attitude there was chicken Marsala but not veal so kudos to them for accommodating my request....More

Thank Amarshall127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the harbour area .. a great location for lunch or dinner after strolling the waterfront and taking in the sights . We were able to seat outside due to the excellent weather . The inside also had a nice comfortable atmosphere . My...More

Thank Canada55plus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding meal. Had to sit at bar since I did not call ahead. Very busy, staff seemed happy and were very attentive. Excellent food, good bar service. Little disappointed that there was no bread with the meal, though I didn't bother to ask for it....More

Thank STLJeaff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch here with a friend last week . It was a beautiful place to sit outside on the waterfront . I had a great seafood pasta .amazing.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can here for lunch one Friday. Very busy so I'd book if you want a table even at lunch time. Service was excellent and the food was very good; authentic Italian food. Delicious.

Thank Karen798
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose a table on the terrace for lunch as it was a sunny day, however fortunately when the sun disappeared we were grateful of the blankets provided! I started with the Minestrone soup that was very delicious and for main a seafood pasta. The...More

Thank Troddles
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Questions & Answers
Lauren T
14 July 2017|
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Response from fragola66 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we came early in the evening. It was very busy the first time with a long queue so we missed out - I'd book!
Alex V
27 November 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere we went was casual wear, that was in the summer, but I think casual would, d be fine all year round.
25 July 2015|
Response from Sandra L | Property representative |
Hello! We just received your question to our Ristorante a Mano profile on Trip Advisor (we're located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) however I believe it was sent to us in error. Just wanted to let you know so you could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-6266
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