harbourstone sea grill & pour house - Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

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Welcome to harbourstone sea grill and pour house. Join us in a truly inviting social atmosphere while savoring the locally inspired cuisine. Executive Chef Trevor Simms features a menu that speaks to his dedication for fresh local products, sustainability and a commitment to the community. Harbourstone brings together local artisans and culinarians to provide coastal cuisine featuring fresh dayboat seafood, local inspired dishes, refreshing salads and light sandwiches which are truly delicious. Harbourstone also features classic inspired Bar Arts cocktails, showcasing local favourites and creative cocktails using fresh juices and premium beverages.
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JO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Wir haben kurzfristig über open table, eigentlich über die Hotelwebseite reserviert, obwohl es gar nicht nötig gewesen wäre, denn es war nur noch 1 Tisch zum Essen besetzt. Dementsprechend interessierte man sich auch nicht dafür, dass ich reserviert hatte und man kann nicht von einem high-top-Seating sprechen. Der erste Tisch war nur ein kleiner runder, den wir abgelehnt haben. Der zweite war dann besser und bequem. Die Bedienung war super klasse. Tolles Mädel.
Wir wohnen momentan in diesem Hotel und sind daher gestern schon wieder dort zum Essen gewesen. Es schmeckt gut.

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HB
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good for an easy, good meal when staying at the hotel.

EP
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good selection including seafood. Service was excellent

SM
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful eatery in the Harbor front Marriott, Live music before 1900. Excellent service and food

OT
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The service and food were excellent, as usual.

We found it a bit cool and had to leave our jackets on.

The chairs for the booth tables are very large and low (perhaps only a problem for ladies). One member of the party had to put a cushion on the seat and behind her back to be comfortable.

Apart from that, it was a lovely meal.

R
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The Harbourstone was not our first choice but it turned out to be a good choice for a dinner with relatives visiting Halifax. The food was fine and once finished we sat for about half an hour drinking coffee and chatting. The staff was very nice and did not try to rush us out. Will definitely return.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Service and wine were great but the food was not. The lobster risotto tasted like side kicks mixed together with lobster. I was very disappointed in my meal and didn’t even finish it.

PM
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was wicked, food scrumptious! I would eat there again, lots of choices.

AC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was amazing! He was so upbeat and friendly! He deserves lots of recognition because this was our first time to your restaurant and he made us feel so welcomed :)

LL
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Came for Burger Week. Ordered one Burger Week burger and a lentil burger from the regular menu. Freshly cut fries were very good. Lentil burger was tasty but fell apart in a huge mess.

CH
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Good food, good staff, drinks are way over priced for nothing special

AP
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

we ordered the French onion soup, salmon, butter chicken. The food taste was below average and nothing stood out. Cuscus was under seasoned with no slat and asparagus was sloppy. Butter chicken did not taste like the Indian Butter Chicken. Only advantage was it was open on 27th when everything is closed in Halifax for the week.

RS
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Their Christmas Day brunch is strongly recommended! The staff were excellent, and the food was tastier than expected! The dishes weren't 'dumbed down' buffet-style. Instead, there were complex flavours and a good variety of tasty dishes. We may have found our new holiday tradition!

NM
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was very good: turkey club was generous and creative! Rye bread with nice tomatoes slices; lettuce & crisp bacon with turkey slices...presentation colourful!
The Faroe salmon salad with anise and orange was terrific! Salmon cooked perfectly and the flavours nicely portioned. Well done!

S
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

We were there for out Thanksgiving meal and the meal was anything but. Call me old fashion but fresh warm turkey mashed potatoes and gravy with a side or two accompanied with soft dinner rolls is my type of dinner. Fresh pumpkin pie is always a final treat. None the less we will return

GH
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Can peas and carrots and potatoes were over cooked

k
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Chowder was excellent as was the service. Wish they had asked me how I preferred my steak as it was put on top of my salad very rare

DW
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Very nice restaurant right in the Marriot Harbourside hotel. 4 of us ate after a day on the road. Very fast and friendly service by the entire staff. The food was about average for a hotel lobby location.

H
Toronto
53 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lobster club sandwich was great as were the kettle chips. Also had the scallops which were delicious. Servers are really personable.

OT
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food and service

PT
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The six of us enjoyed our dining experience and will come back

F
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious. I was very impressed by the high quality of the ingredients and the skill to make such high standards of food. The ingredients are fresh, and made perfectly. I particularly liked the oysters which were great. This is a great place to go for dinner. The salted caramel pie was one of the best desserts I have ever had, a bold statement but totally accurate. One of the best in Halifax.

DH
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 2

We were there on new Years Eve with friends before the Tom Cochrane show at the casino. Oneill, our server was outstanding. The appetizers were fair. The prime rib was chewy and needed a steak knife to cut through it, I am used to prime rib being melt in your mouth tender.
The vegetables were bland and overcooked. All three deserts were tried, no more than two bites were taken from the other two, I had the bread pudding and it was delicious, possibly the best I have ever had. Unfortunately the value for this meal was just not there.

LB
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The 2 dishes we had were both fantastic. They have a small menu. The only thing I could find to complain about was the salt Shaker didn't grind the salt fine enough...

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

Service was great, fish was a little overcooked. The table wasn't great. Seated us in a higher traffic area under a television.

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Pleasant experience but we missed the old restaurant water view location. Being by the water made it special and inviting and now it's just like any typical restaurant. The view was great because you were right by the ocean and so was the atmosphere, it had a casual, beachy feel. Perfect for drinks on warm summer evenings and it was also warm and cosy for winter. We wish it hadn't changed!

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We love the Harbourstone and I LOVE the nachos :)
The seats could be a little more comfortable on the back. they are a bit oversized :)

GS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Our Server, Julia, was outstanding, and made the night a complete success!

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

great server, good attention to detail...very impressed..food was very good ..oysters were fresh.

we blew alot of money on lunch but loved it.

WILL COME AGAIN

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal! Halibut was amazing! My client had the steak salad and said that was also amazing. Great service once again!

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and my client enjoyed his meal! Thank you!

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service at 7:00am! My client has been impressed with everything at the hotel, including the professionalism of the servers!

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My client loved the corn chowder! Service was great once again even though it was a busy day during the lunch hour!

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and great food! I really appreciate when the servers are on time and really pleasant to my guests.

OT
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dining experience was great for our Annual Christmas Breakfast. Fun was had by all and the food was delicious.

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2016
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Waiting for over an hour for our food - just not acceptable at lunch time or any time. Our server did not acknowledge that our food was taking a long time to get to our table until we asked when we could expect the meals - we asked at the 45 min mark. Quite certain our order was not placed with the kitchen until we asked and it was still 15 minute wait after we asked.

Food was great - once it arrived.

H
Edmonton
106 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Brunch was in ties ly reasonable and everything was great. Not a long drawn out thing like at Mother's Day etc but nice and cheap for a group

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2016
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I arrived with a guest for the appointed time of our reservation. We found that the restaurant as well as the lobby area was over-run by a convention of rude golfers. The chaos and lines were so extreme that we could not get the receptionist to get our table.

I told my guest that the noise and in-hospitality of the place is enough to put anyone off a pleasant dining experience. I told my guest that I knew an excellent restaurant just three blocks walk and the dining would be quiet and excellent: at McKelvies Restaurant on Prince Street. We had a great time, wonderful evening dining and visiting, great wait-staff service and hospitality.

I suggest that from now on, when anyone attempts a reservation at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Restaurant, you immediately redirect them to McKelvies! They will forever sing your praises, Open Table!

With thanks,

Stephen

Stephen J. Schafer, Ph.D.

T
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I visited your restaurant for the first time a couple of years ago. The food, strive, etc. was just as wonderful as when I visited last week. Keep up the good work.

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrated a special anniversary dinner last night. We were welcomed with such warmth & kindness. Our server, Hali rocked it! She was truly a rock star in every way. Thank you for your insight on the menu items, for sharing your enthusiasm about the meals & for making it such a great experience overall. Hats off to the Chef for making us such a delicious celebration meal. We will definitely be back!

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