Economy Shoe Shop - Halifax

3.9
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CAN$30 and under
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The Economy Shoe Shop, inspired by a local art designer, opened its doors in 1995. For over the past 20 years "The Shoe" has become internationally acclaimed and one of the most iconic bars and restaurants that Nova Scotia has to offer. Located on Argyle Street, the heart of the Halifax's entertainment industry.
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3.9based on all time ratings
3.8
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipTanyaK
Atlantic Canada
8 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great happy hour drink deals! Great service.

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kathyr
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our party of six was seated at the time of the reservation. The server was very attentive and the food was the best. We love the atmosphere at the ESS, very eclectic and interesting.

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BrandonM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I can see why this is a fun place, with the quirky decor and interesting design concept. Food is basically okay. Nothing you make a destination for. But one thing: the place is a bit dirty. Everything look sticky and needs a cleaning.

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Britt
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall1food3service2ambience1

One thing that can ruin a meal is seeing mice. What’s even worse is when the staff acknowledges they know they have a mice problem and don’t seem to think it’s a big deal in a food establishment.

JY
JoanneY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Although we had a reservation, some how it was missed so we had to wait until a table was ready. Our son ordered the crab cakes. He did not enjoy them and they came back on him later in the evening.

The rest of the food was good but the Nova chips were nothing special. Service was slow.

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anonymous2018
Atlantic Canada
4 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience3

a bit slow and had a show to go to and the order was not correct (eg. got side of fries instead of salad as requested0, both otherwise good food and service

OT
OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

New Year’s Eve!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Staff Function

SB
ShawnB
Atlantic Canada
16 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Dissapointing at best. This was the first place I ate in Halifax 10 years ago, and it is safe to say the food did not even come close to living up to my expectations. Way too many other excellent places to eat in the area.

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PatriciaP
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We liked it so much we went back the next day and brought friends.

FAQs

Economy Shoe Shop - Halifax does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Economy Shoe Shop - Halifax is rated 3.9 stars by 10 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.