Eat & Drink / Local Tips / Shopping May 1, 2017

10 of the COOLEST Local Businesses in Downtown Dartmouth: PART 2

You can’t come to Halifax without popping over to Dartmouth for the afternoon or day to experience the cool, trendy vibes and restaurants.

If you haven’t read PART 1 of this series, a) what are you waiting for? And b) it’s time for PART 2! Here are 10 more great things to do in Dartmouth:

1 – Cafe 98 on Portland

Restaurant | 98 Portland Street

Quickly becoming a favourite local lunch spot for many, Cafe 98 recently joined the growing number of Portland Street business.

This must-visit stop serves up tasty sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads, plus a hot lunch options during the week from 7:30am to 4pm.

2 – Lady Luck Boutique

Boutique | 118 Portland Street

Lady Luck Boutique, also with a location in the Halifax Hydrostone Market, Lady Luck Boutique recently joined the Downtown Dartmouth crew with it’s fashionable lady’s apparel and accessories.

3 – The Canteen

Restaurant | 22 Portland Street

Simple, delicious and seasonally focused restaurant, The Canteen is now located in it’s new and beautiful 1,800 sq ft space on Portland Street.

The popular Dartmouth eatery continues to serve up chef-inspired farm fresh fare for lunch, brunch and dinner.

4 – Evan’s Fresh Seafoods & Restaurant

Seafood Restaurant | 2 Ochterloney Street (Located in Alderney Landing ferry terminal)

If you’ve come to the Halifax region in search of seafood, Evan’s Fresh Seafoods is where you need to eat.

A family owned and operated seafood company, the d’Entremont’s offer fresh, frozen and cooked products straight from Evan’s boat and processing plant in Pubnico, N.S.

5 – Bodega Boutique

Clothing Boutique | 104 Portland Street

Focused on only carrying Canadian and locally made clothes and accessories, Bodega Boutique is a carefully curated shop in Downtown Dartmouth you’ll instantly fall in love with.

6 – Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery + North Brewing Company

Beer Bar & Restaurant + Growler Filling Station | 62 Ochterloney Street

15 taps of craft beer goodness and seasonal menu by chef, Mark Gray, Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery in a Dartmouth destination you won’t want to miss.

Also, be sure to grab a growler on your way out from North Brewing Company’s—a Halifax-based microbrewery—growler filling station located in the front portion of Battery Park.

7 – Two if by Sea

Café | 66 Ochterloney Street

Two If By Sea Café embraces butter with delicious croissants and of course coffee.

Their indulgent mission is to: “provide treats heavenly enough to tempt even the staunchest coffee and pastry aficionado.”

8 – Anchored Coffee

Coffee Roaster | 70 Ochterloney Street

Anchored Coffee is a Canadian coffee roaster located next to Two If By Sea, and they are a match made in coffee heaven.

After you’ve grabbed a coffee from TIBS, as it’s known by locals, poke your head into Anchored Coffee to discover how your beans were roasted.

9 – Celtic Corner

Pub & Restaurant | 69 Alderney Drive

Celtic Corner is your traditional Irish pub with house made pies—try the Steak and Guinness Pie with the house salad—live maritime music, trivia and in the summer, Celtic Corner hands down has the best roof top patio in the Halifax region.

10 – Il Trullo Ristorante

Restaurant | 67 Kings Wharf Place

Fine Southern Italian dining by the sea, Il Trullo Ristorante is perfectly perched overlooking the Halifax Harbour at King’s Wharf.

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