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The Vines

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4 Panavista Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
12:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food amazing but a little expensive but I enjoyed a night out with my husband. We had salmon with a mango chutney. Scrumptious!

Thank Venus C
Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food as always was perfect. Company was great. We're so blessed to have such a wonderful place to eat here. Never a complaint from myself of my boyfriend.

Thank Kim W
Dartmouth, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your looking for a breakfast buffet The Vines is the place to go!!!! From eggs Benedict to their famous Cesar salad and desserts galore...you WILL be stuffed!!! If it wasn't so pricey, we would go more often.

Thank Carrie W
Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us went for brunch. Not sure what happened, they had no record of our reservation but seated us regardless. Food is great with lots of options, hot and cold. Servers very pleasant.

Thank Darlene M
Halifax, Canada
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142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I have been coming to here for years and its still her favorite. Large portions of great food, she always brings some home. We shared a caesar salad which was very good and I had the veal marsala - not as large a portion as some of the dishes, but the right size for me. With no... More 

Thank P W
Dartmouth, Canada
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go check out the tasters night. And we were not disappointed. The service was phenomenal. And the food was incredible. I highly recommend this experience.

Thank PRM413
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined here with one our son's and my mother (while she was visiting) for dinner early December. The highlights were the risotto balls, and the stuffed chicken (I have allergies to mushrooms, so I could not order, but my mother enjoyed the dish). My son ordered the home-made pizza and loved it We love the rustic touches, from the... More 

Thank trip-together
Porters Lake, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The portions are large so be ready to eat or split your meal. Great service and food is always fresh

Thank O5806HXchristopherr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Vines is our " go to" place in Dartmouth. The food is excellent but not too extreme for our local market. The menu has a variety of pasta and other dishes .The Caesar salad is outstanding especially if you like lots of garlic. The prices are most reasonable so it is a great value restaurant. Staff are friendly, professional... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food was delicious, the servings were large, the waitress was gentle and very helpful. The chicken was delicious with a good variety of vegetables, the haddock was well cooked with a tasty coating and the chocolate dessert was excellent. The

Thank Donald C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Panavista Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: 19024344114

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?