Dine Around FAQs


Dine Around is a month-long event celebrating Halifax’s innovative culinary scene with specially-curated prix-fixe menus available only during Dine Around.

From February 1-29, 2020, explore Dine Around menus priced at $10, $20, $30, $40, or $50 – now including lunch menus! – at participating local restaurants.

When will DINE AROUND take place?

February 1-29, 2020.

What are DINE AROUND’s prices?

Local restaurants will curate special menus to offer during Dine Around only. Menus will be set at $10, $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points.

See participating restaurants for specific pricing.

How can I participate in DINE AROUND?

AS A DINER: Choose from any of the participating restaurants and book directly with the restaurant or ask for the Dine Around menu if you come to these establishments without a reservation. Reservations are strongly recommended.

AS A RESTAURANT OR HOTEL: If you are a restaurant or hotel looking to participate in Dine Around, click here.

Are reservations required during DINE AROUND?

Reservations are not mandatory, but strongly suggested because of the popularity of the event. See participating restaurant listings to book online or call the restaurant directly.

Note: If you need to cancel, please inform the restaurant 48 hours in advance.

Are the DINE AROUND menus different at each restaurant?

Absolutely! Participating restaurants can offer lunch menus, dinner menus, or both at multiple price points ($10, $20, $30, $40 or $50!).

Who organizes DINE AROUND?

Dine Around is organized by Discover Halifax, in partnership with The Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia.

How is Feed Nova Scotia involved with Dine Around?

Restaurants have the option to donate $1 or $2 from each Dine Around menu sold to Feed Nova Scotia.

Every $2 raised by Dine Around restaurants will allow Feed Nova Scotia to distribute three meals worth of donated food. This is especially important here as Nova Scotia has the highest rate of food insecurity in Canada.

Is Halifax known for its cuisine?

Halifax prides itself on locally sourced ingredients, fresh seafood and innovative chefs making this region the centre of Canadian Maritime Cuisine!

Enjoy classic east coast recipes and a wide range of international cuisines. Check out our list of local restaurants here!

Have more questions? Get in touch!