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The Wooden Monkey

) #9 of 232 Restaurants in Dartmouth €€ - €€€ , Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-466-3100
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“toasties” (19 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry over from Halifax to look around Dartmouth and settled on here for lunch. The seafood chowder was excellent. Others in our group had the pizza, Apple pecan salad and the fish cakes. There were no complaints from anyone at the table....More

Thank TeamFfej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love that they don't use a microwave or deep frier. The food is awesome! Love the apple walnut salad, lentil burger

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best restaurant view in Dartmouth. Cozy atmosphere. Pricing is OK. Portions are slightly below mid range with exception of fish cakes which are exceptionally small. Good selection of craft beer however

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here yesterday for lunch with my stepsister and cousin. It was my first time at this location. I loved the view. The atmosphere was great and the chairs very comfy. It was easy to relax and chat and catch up. The food did...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Both Halifax and Dartmouth locations are great. Dartmouth has a great view of the Harbour. Interesting and tasty meal choices.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great and, as a person with celiac, it's wonderful to choose from an entire menu for your gluten free selection. The haddock was delicious and the mixed vegetables with it excellent. Our grandkids enjoyed their pizza and the apple slices on the...More

Thank G-on-the-Go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting Halifax for the tall ship visit I went to this restaurant for dinner.Our plan was to see the fireworks after.I ordered the burger and toasties,I waited a long period of time for my burger only to start eating my toasties and find a...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wooden Monkey is an upscale restaurant in downtown Dartmouth. The cocktails are really delicious and the staff are super friendly. It's a bit pricier so if you're travelling on a budget, keep this in mind. There are lots of options for patrons who may...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lamb burger and it was awesome. My wife had the fish and roasties (oven baked fries) and said it was delicious. Everything is cooked in the oven no fryers which is great. They also offer gluten free choices which is great because...More

Thank GregLaing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here at with friends who had been before and was pleasantly surprised. I had the fish cakes (which i would not order again, but they were decent) with a side chick pea salad. The rest of the table had a crusted cod that looked...More

Thank Bernie G
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Michelle S
9 April 2016|
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Response from Topcat1932 | Reviewed this property |
This an example from their menu, *PLEASE NOTE: We consider our rice crust pizza crusts to be gluten free, however they are produced in a facility that handles wheat. - MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR CELIAC. There are other meals... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-466-3100
  • E-mail
We are located on the Dartmouth waterfront. Don't underestimate the power and potential of Nova Scotia on a world stage. We are a casual spot that cares about what they feed their customers. Please don't troll, if you have a beef (vegan/gluten free or not) please contact us via our website Large/private parties we can handle, please contact us in advance, however at our core, we are a 1st come 1st serve kinda place. We will take good care of you and the people you care about.
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