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Heartwood Bakery & Cafe

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6250 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3, Canada
+1 902-425-2808
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Halifax, Canada
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been a while since I've been to this quaint little vegetarian restaurant but recently had a chance to have supper here with a friend. I had the veggie curry burger with a side of steamed greens - really tasty! The service was friendly and professional and the ambience is cozy and charming. This spot is definitely worth a visit.

Thank peispud66
Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We start off each new year as vegan (for many reasons) so always looking for new places, wildcard pizza = amazing! I will be back for the vegetarian menu once the vegan thing ends!

Thank Lynn M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have had good luck with this place so far. Havnt had a bad meal. The daily special is always good bang for your buck. Also you can being your own wine, which is good if you make your own. A must for vegan and vegetarians!

Thank Maxwell P
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I am bias, as I have been eating here regularly for over 10 years ( and it's in my neighbourhood)... Heartwood remains my Halifax favorite. I can always count on great cookies and teas, yummy desert, and most importantly hearty and nourishing meals. Heartwood got a liquor licence a few years back, so you can also enjoy some great... More 

Thank Jordan R
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to this place a few times and have ordered the portobello sandwich. It's my go to. My travelling companion always has the wild card chefs surprise. If you love your veggies this is packed full . Everything is very fresh. Desserts are good there to.

Thank Laurie M
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place is a gem and a terrific find for a vegan or vegetarian in Halifax. A little out of the way but worth the effort to find it. The food was nothing short of scrumptious, terrific service and nice surroundings.

Thank RoyalWestmoreland
Lloydminster, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was recommended by a friend to try out the Heartwood Cafe. I was skeptical to go at first as I had been told it served vegetarian / vegan dishes. I was blown away with the Spicy peanut butter rice bowl I had. Paired with the Pumphouse Blueberry Ale it was a very satisfying lunch. It is a shame that... More 

Thank Christopher W
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I've only recently begun to eat a vegan diet (and my husband is still a full-fledged meat eater). This was my first foray into dining out eating vegan options. Firstly, let me say that the Mushroom Gravy is amazing! (Like- tastes like real beef gravy, where I know that if I didn't know it was mushroom gravy you could have... More 

Thank Amanda C
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was (sadly) our first meal in Halifax along their beautiful boardwalk. We were served by a lethargic teen and shared the Heartwood Bowl with some sort of miso/peanut sauce on it. Though it may sound delicious, it was just plain bland. I'm not convinced that Heartwood understands what seasoning is. On the bright side, their vegan cookies were absolutely... More 

Thank Benjamin_and_Serena
Halifax, NS, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My wife, myself and a friend went to Heartwood tonight for supper prior to attending Shakespeare by the Sea's performance of King Lear (which was great). My wife and I had 2 different "bowls" with rice and our friend had a veggie burger with salad and home fries. Everyone thought their meal was excellent and that our server was prompt,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6250 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-2808

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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?