Lot Six Bar & Restaurant

4.2
110 reviews
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At Lot Six, our cocktails, food, wine and beer leave a lasting impression. That's because we source only the best ingredients. We're always on the hunt for the most quality and unique products and the our staff not only keep up with techniques but are leaders in their field behind the bar and in the kitchen. While inspired by the flavours of the world, we're even prouder of what we have in our own backyard. Our abundant local pantry along with the influence of foreign cultures matched with our eagerness to entertain and education is the backbone of what we strive to offer our friends and guests.
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TE
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Your food is great, but the amount of the food is far from expectation.

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MZ
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice option either for "tapas" or full dinner. Good wine list.

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AD
Manitoba
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I quite enjoyed my time at Lot 6. The oysters were well shucked and the bar was very skilled when I asked for a drink to be replicated. I would've liked to see a bit of a larger menu.

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MR
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Always wanted to try this place next to The Carleton. Menu online looked decent although small. Didn’t know there is a glass ceiling atrium in the middle of the building (that you can only access by booking ahead, which we did). The atrium surprise would have been nice, but the whole night had a very weird vibe. The waiter was so flat and non-engaging: had zero personality. And for some reason 99% of the staff were male, and chip’n’dale looking, while 80% of the tables that night were big groups dolled-up women in the 35-45 demographic. The male staff ratio for the night may be because of the female dominant bookings, but it created a weird dynamic. I felt like I missed the memo for ladies night at a privately owned gentleman’s club. For Halifax, this place seemed much too pretentious, but maybe that’s how the city is evolving considering I haven’t lived there for the past 6 years. I may go back for their oyster special earlier in the day, but definitely not for dinner.

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LG
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food for the price! Lovely atmosphere! A little loud when sitting by a speaker but pleasant overall. Will come again.

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L
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Went to try the oysters happy hour and was pleased with the options. Selections from all three Maritime provinces. Server was attentive and knowledgeable. Would definitely return.

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RD
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Drink service was slow. Food lacked flavour. Pork chop was boring. On bright side cocktails were imaginative and tasty.

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K
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Took 15 minutes to get us seated... other than that everything was great!

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CW
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I wasn’t expecting the zucchini cannelloni to be cold. I could only eat half of it

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G
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Food and atmosphere are outstanding. What puts Lot6 into the top tier is they have some of the best bartenders in the country. I am lucky to travel across Canada and I rate these bartenders among the very best. Reid and Will deliver great service with great passion and ultimately exceptionally crafted cocktails. Lot6 is a must stop whenever I am in Halifax.

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SF
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Went last year it was great, went this year, not so much

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AK
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Way too loud. Too expensive for what we were given; portions were small.

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Z
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Always love the ambiance here! Drinks were very good; food was not as tasty as I would have liked and I didn’t feel there was good value for what we paid. Our table was quite close to the neighboring table, which meant that anyone passing by (server or diner) would rub against my chair/jacket.

I’d recommend Lot 6 for drinks and socializing primarily.

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MM
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Ambience, fantastic, food however...well... I’m a curvy girl who enjoys food and I couldn’t eat mine. My husbands burger was pretty good though, he cut me off a piece. If I were to go again I’d probably stick to their drinks and a few appetizers. Best Cabernet Sauv I’ve had in a local restaurant. Service was nice.

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B
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We would only recommend your restaurant to a friend who eats meat. It would be great if you had more vegetarian/vegan options on your menu. There was only item on the menu (other than a green salad), that a vegetarian/vegan could order - cold zucchini cannelloni. That's what we ordered and it was good, but it would have been so much better warm. How about a quinoa/vegetable pilaf or a lentil bolognese on pasta ??? There are so many possibilities. We really liked your restaurant but won't be back unless we check the menu beforehand and see something that we can enjoy.

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T
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

The food just isn’t that good. Cranberry tart is bad

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M
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

We were there for burger week. My burger was raw. Our waitress never checked in. The more people that came in. The louder they put the music up. The louder the whole place became. We sat more than 20 mins after we finished eating. Watched our waitress serve, and clear the table beside us. Horrible over all experience.

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J
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Apps were good. Main - Cod was disappointing, thin, not fresh, over cooked. Duck - OK but the reduction was toffee like and harden to rock candy. Desert was good. Servers seemed confused and disinterested.

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N
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

The food and service at Lot Six is fantastic! But the music, which then turned into a DJ (right beside our table) was really disappointing and spoiled our evening :( Far too loud to have conversation, and felt very out of character for a beautiful space. We left earlier than we would have – if we'd been able to 'actually chat'! Would very much recommend Lot Six if the music levels were reduced (and DJ removed)… but won't be going back until then unfortunately.

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KT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, can’t wait to come back! Love the ambience too!

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JH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I tsk my wife to Lot Six for her birthday, and we were not disappointed! She was really touched by the friendliness and knowledge of the staff, who care as much for the heritage (1760) building as they do for the food. We'll be back!

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c
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Loved everything about lot six, the bartender and waiter were very friendly and accommodating. It was my friend's 19th birthday and it was a great spot to invite all your friends and have a really good time.

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PM
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We were very pleased with the service and the quality of the food. It was a bit noisy though. Large table behind us! They sounded very happy!

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a
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Good food but overpriced not very good value. Bought a $22 cheese plate which only had four pieces of cheese maybe half the size of a credit card of around 2mm of thickness. Great service though but would not return due to price and portion sizes

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OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and superb services. Just go, you will not be disappointed!

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a
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dinner (the new menu is delicious), beautiful cocktails from bartender Cyle, bit noisy in the atrium once the DJ kicks in later in the evening (sit upstairs if you want a more intimate setting).

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OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 5ambience 1

It was too loud couldn’t even hear the conversation at my own table. Everything else was really good but I won’t be back as a result of having to scream to be heard.

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l
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Great atmosphere and good food at great prices. Service wasn’t great. No record of our reservation and I got the distinct impression the greeter didn’t believe me when I said I booked online as she was cold in her offer to seat us in the bar. When I produced my booking confirmation she was annoyed. Our server was friendly but there was confusion about our order as well as who to pay and where. Enjoyed the food and atmosphere but was put off by the staff.

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d
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was amazing! They accommodated my requests which really helped me surprise my date! Food was delicious and filling and the ambiance was perfect

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S
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

It was overall very good but my reservation for Friday was lost. I then received email reminders about my Sunday reservation which of course was irrelevant. In the bar we were asked every few minutes if we wanted to order when we hadn't looked at the menus yet. Service was better upstairs at our table.

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SC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Swift service by friendly qualified staff, hot sexy young males. Great oysters selection.

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G
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Reserved over 2 wks in advance, were shown to a terrible table in a room without a single other patron yet were told we could not have any other table as they had all been reserved before us. They never checked, looked at the reservation list or asked when we had reserved. We left...will never go back. Pretentious and unfriendly.

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SG
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great overall experience. There’s really nothing quite like this place in Halifax.

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OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5food 2service 3ambience 5

I really like lot six but tonight the service was average our server was not very educated on menu items and got my Dads beer order wrong.

In terms of the food my wife and I both had the pork belly and my Dad had the fish we really enjoyed it.
My mother in law had a vegetarian item which she did not finish we later found out it tasted very bad and she did not enjoy it.
English is not her first language so and she did not want to kick up a fuss and send it back as she was meeting my dad for the first time.
I would suggest taking that vegan dish off the menu or changing it to so thing else

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JG
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner was superb. The service was outstanding, food excellent, portions were surprisingly large. I asked for and received a table away from the crowd as it was a quiet family celebration.

My only issue was with the other occupied table in the room which was a couple meeting with the restaurant events coordinator to talk about a wedding reception. The coordinator was very loud and her lengthy discussion with the other couple made it difficult to carry on conversation.
I would definitely go back.

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SJ
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an absolutely phenomenal meal here for my sisters birthday! Everything we ordered was delicious, the drinks were amazing, and the staff was very helpful and informative. Would recommend this to anyone .

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OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Lovely eve! Service not super speedy but we were in no rush. Drinks and food was delicious!

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TB
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great location, music and food, had a lovely time

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CB
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

It was our first wedding anniversary and we held our wedding reception at LotSix, so we were so excited to head back here to celebrate. When booking the reservation, we even noted it was our wedding anniversary and sadly ended up having the worst meal with the worst service.

We would have had better luck sitting at the bar. Our waitress was more dedicated and focused on fulfilling the role of ‘handy Man’ busting out a full tool kit to fix the rocking table next to us - which we are fairly certain resulted in her neglecting/ forgetting to put our order in all together. As several other tables that arrived 35 mins after us received their food first.

I’m sad to say the experience didn’t get any better when we received our food. My wife ordered the burger - which was ‘ok’ and I the ‘surf and turf’. The pork belly was charbroiled and hardly edible and the potatoes that came along with them was horrific. The two medium sized scallops that came with the dish were the only redeeming factor in the dish.

Needless to say, we skipped dessert and went to another restaurant.

I want to add that I while this review makes me seem like a whiny complainer, this is not my style to leave a horrible review - and I certainly have better things to do on the evening of our wedding anniversary - when this app asked for my opinion on the experience tonight, I couldn’t not contain it. And given that I called ahead, wrote into the restaurant that it was a very special milestone occasion and booked well in advance a table to celebrate this special day - and service/ food and experience was this bad. Then being asked if we wanted separate bills at the end of the dinner was the ‘cherry on top of the insult cake.’

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M
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

My wife and I went here for our anniversary dinner. The ambience was fantastic, felt lively and interesting. The server, Courtney was friendly and attentive throughout. The menu prices were surprisingly inexpensive especially for the type of food. The food itself was ok to good. The chef really needs to focus on seasoning (salt). I felt bad asking for a salt shaker but once that was added to my duck and my wife's beef cheek, it was fantastic. Overall a great experience and will definitely be back

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