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Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar

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Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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15 Spectacle Lake Dr | Best Western Hotel Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1X7, Canada
+1 902-446-3782
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06:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 22:00
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London
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This restaurant is located in the Best Western in Dartmouth so it likely gets overlooked but it shouldn't! We had a business dinner here and the food was very good, the atmosphere was nice and the service was great! I would certainly recommend it for business and pleasure alike! The seafood and steak are very good and the presentation was... More 

Helpful?
Thank GKimb
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hi Kim, It is true that we are tucked away in the Burnside Business Park, but a lot of local folks still find us. Thank you for the great recommendation and we hope to see you again soon. Ron More 

Lower Sackville, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The chef here is amazing and the atmosphere is great. I have been a few times and I find the lunch hour service to be a little slow. It's tough to get in and out within 45mins which is important when popping out of the office.

Helpful?
Thank SKMullins
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Good Day SKMullins, Thank you for the great review. Our lunch service is guaranteed to get you in and out in 45 minutes, and we do this without an express menu. Express menus at other "big box" have them prepping food before ordering or they have "boil in the bag" items that can be completed quickly. We make everything from... More 

Dartmouth, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My mum & dad stay @ the BW several times a year because of accessibility...as such they've invited my husband & I to join in the dining room upon occasion & often give us gift certificates for Xmas & anniversary. This is one of my favorite spots...food choices are ordinary with a gourmet twist & beautiful presentation..something to speak to... More 

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Thank Tracey W
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hi Tracey, Thank you for the great review. We are so glad that you choose us as your favourite restaurant. We are happy that your parents find the hotel and restaurant fully accessible and comfortable. We hope to see you again soon. Ron More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The caramelized banana French toast has just the right blend of crunch and sweetness. Paired with a side of bacon, and it's breakfast perfection! And I can't say enough about the friendly waitstaff. Definitely a place I'd highly recommend.

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Thank Leah W
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hi Leah, I have to admit, the Banana French Toast is my favourite too. Please continue spreading the word. Thank you Ron More 

Augusta, Maine
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

So i stayed here for a conference and we didn't feel like leaving the hotel so we went downstairs and gave it a shot. We had a group of 8 people. First of all the portion sizes are extremely small, i ordered the steak and scallops. The steak was maybe 6 oz and 2 oz were gristle, it was cooked... More 

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Thank IrishBlueTraveller
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Good Day Irishbluetraveller, We are sorry that your experience was less than stellar. As you can tell by the other reviews here, your experience is not the norm. The Sirloin Steak that comes with the steak and scallops is a 6 oz steak. It is a part of the bigger meal. We would never suggest anyone to buy scallops at... More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good Fish and Chips served here and the Bar area was also very nice. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Well worth the stay here.

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Thank phil_butler330
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Phil, We will pass along your comments to all the staff at Trendz. They are truly a great team. Ron More 

napa
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food was good. I think the waiter was a greenhorn that had little or no experience with sit down dining.

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Thank b r
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Good Day b r, Thank you for taking the time to review Trendz. We are constantly training and upgrading our staff's knowledge. We will make sure that we identify the issue. Ron More 

Saint John, Canada
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wife and I had breakfasts here twice. Hot food was hot, cold food was cold, coffee and juice was plentiful staff were friendly place was clean and comfortable and there was no reason to be hungry. We'd go again.

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Thank Keith H
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Good Day Keith, Thank you for the compliments about our breakfast. We do our best to provide a hot and nutritious start to everyone's day. Thank you for noticing. Ron More 

Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My dinner at this restaurant was the best of all my meals in Nova Scotia over my eight day trip! You locals are missing out big time!

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Thank BobandPandy
BWDManager, General Manager at Trendz Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hi Bobandpandy, Yes.... they are missing out. We have a great staff, great atmosphere and the best food. No boil in the bag like the big box places here. All fresh local ingredients. Spread the word please...... Ron More 

Tucson, Arizona
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86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found it very convenient to have such a nice restaurant attached to our hotel (Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel and Suites). The dinner menu was appropriately priced and featured a good selection of entrees.

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Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Spectacle Lake Dr | Best Western Hotel Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1X7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-446-3782

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