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Edna Restaurant

2053 Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B2, Canada
+1 902-431-5683
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (82 reviews)
“shrimp cakes” (7 reviews)
“burrata” (5 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2053 Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great fun with cheerful and attentive staff and delicious and inventive menu. We've had the brunch and look forward to more suppers, too.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love Edna! Service is always good, food is always amazing, and cozy atmosphere. My favorites are the carrot pasta and the perogies they are to die for. Appetizers are also fantastic the beef tartare is the best I've ever had and the calamari tacos are...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 9:45 to be about 20th in line to enter at 10am. The brunch menu is limited but very inclusive without all the normal fixings. All 4 in our party had a different choice and all enjoyed the food .It was prepared very...More

Thank BigJim171
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Edna was recommended by a local , they do not take reservations and it is a popular spot . We walked from downtown (about a 10 minute walk ). It was buzzing ,fun with wonderful knowledgeable staff. Our waitress guided us thru food choices and...More

Thank LucyvBrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Book ahead if you can as this place gets quite busy on the weekend. I'm vegetarian so was pleased to see a healthy amount of vegetarian options (that weren't the usual boring risottos and mushroom burgers) when I visited with vegetarian friends. I had a...More

Thank Karma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fancy dining in Halifax, wonderful service and delish food and drinks.... sometimes a lineup and I'm not sure if they take reservations. There is a great brunch on weekends, that definitely does not take reservations, but they do have free coffee while you wait,...More

1  Thank Larry J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and unobtrusive, timely service. Scallops were cooked but not over cooked, ribeye steak tender and juicy. Busy place, only drawback is no reservations.

Thank Enid H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids and I treat this place as our guilty pleasures brunch spot. Arrive in line just before opening then swoop inside for fantastic food and great service. Best brunch in Halifax for my money.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I no longer work in the food service industry but thoroughly enjoy the talent of other Restaurants. We look forward to the weekend, we have made it a point to enjoy all the restaurants in Halifax as well as in our travels. This story begins...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This restaurant is near the citadel in a very non-touristy area, and many customers seemed like locals. We didn't have a reservation and ended up sitting at the bar. The atmosphere is bustling. It is obviously a popular place. The food was good, but not...More

1  Thank cookpias
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Janice M
21 November 2016|
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Response from EasyTraveler44 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, it's more of a high-end restaurant.
3 July 2016|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Short walk up to Gottingen, left at the Staples and you're there. Go!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2053 Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-431-5683
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