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The Wooden Monkey

305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-466-3100
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  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviews (247)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family dinner here on Mother's Day, five adults and two toddlers. We had tried to other places but they were full with wait times that didn't work for us. It was our first visit to this restaurant which also has a location...More

Thank wanderingman09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately this was our second time to this location and worse than the first. We went for Mother's Day 2017. We had great seating with a wonderful view. that was the end of the good stuff. The service was slow! It took over 45 minutes...More

Thank enunes57
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I had been to the Halifax location years ago and hated it so I was apprehensive when a friend's birthday dinner was planned here. I really enjoyed it. The location is amazing - gorgeous views of the Harbour. It can be a little tricky to...More

Thank Jenn N
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had lunch with business colleagues at the Wooden Monkey and enjoyed a quite good dish and friendly service. The restaurant offers a simple but varied menu that features quite a bit of seafood but also vegetarian, meat and poultry options. The dishes are fairly straightforward...More

Thank EagleFlyer
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great dining area, view of Halifax Harbour and surrounding area. A great meeting place for drinks, snacks and dining.

Thank CarolynV52
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were very satisfied with our meal and waitress. We had friends visiting and we hoped they would enjoy their first taste of seafood. They weren't disappointed. There was good atmosphere and energy in the restaurant - and this was the middle of the week....More

1  Thank Goodtimehadbyall50
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Was brought to this restaurant by the company I was meeting with. Location is great and provides excellent views of the Halifax harbour. The service is too notch and the meal was incredible. Not being from the area it was great to go to this...More

Thank ABDZThomson
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

First visit, came for burger week. Glad we decided to stay in Dartmouth. Great service and super good food. They say it is healthy, who knew healthy tasted so good! We will be back. Thanks, J

Thank HelloOutThereEarth
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A person wont regret spending money at this restaurant. I like it personally they give food in abundance according to what they ask as a price so i am happy. Place is a bit off so a grade low too!

Thank Akash P
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Got the vegetarian curry topped with scallops. The curry which was amazing but the scallops were raw on the inside. I will be returning because I love what the restaurant is about, the setting, and the staff where oh-so-friendly, but I won't be asking for...More

Thank Koral B
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Michelle S
Just what gluten free options do you have and how careful is the staff trained to be.
9 April 2016|
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Response from Topcat1932 | Reviewed this property |
This an example from their menu, *PLEASE NOTE: We consider our rice crust pizza crusts to be gluten free, however they are produced in a facility that handles wheat. - MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR CELIAC. There are other meals... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 - 40 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-466-3100
  • E-mail
We are located on the Dartmouth waterfront. Don't underestimate the power and potential of Nova Scotia on a world stage. We are a casual spot that cares about what they feed their customers. Please don't troll, if you have a beef (vegan/gluten free or not) please contact us via our website Large/private parties we can handle, please contact us in advance, however at our core, we are a 1st come 1st serve kinda place. We will take good care of you and the people you care about.