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Tarek's Cafe

923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Middle Eastern, Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish
923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the vegetarian platter and it was delicious. It had 3 different cold items, and 3 different hot, plus falafel. The distinct tastes and individual effort that goes into each item is evident. No frills place and fabulous food!

1  Thank squiree
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The portions are huge! Went there for lunch and they offered some soup, not sure if it was sample for that day or they do it all the time. If you want seating, you want to go early for lunch as the place is pretty...More

1  Thank memeh613
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A group of us go out for lunch on pay weeks and Tarek's is one of our favourites in the North End Halifax. Enter the cafe and approach the counter, they'll offer you a free sample of their daily soup/chowder. They only accept cash and...More

Thank Marco D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Just like the other reviews say, the cafe is not particularly large and is fairly plain -- however the food is great. Portions are large, hot and tasty. Even for someone like me who does not eat meat there were plenty of choices. Try and...More

1  Thank Arnold C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

WOW! What a delicious flavorful meal we had, and plenty of it. Cooked to perfection, everything we had tasted wonderful. We ordered the peppercorn chicken and a chicken kebab with a selection of sides. The guys doing the cooking knew the dishes and could answer...More

1  Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a small, unpretentious, casual restaurant. Everyone gets a free sample of the soup of the day when they come in, from the friendly staff. Eat in or take out. I had an exceptionally good falafel, tangy and garlicky, just the way I like...More

1  Thank Currymac
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Tarek's is one of our favorite food joints. Incredibly fresh, delicious foods and smoothies. They have meat and veggie choices, salads, pitas and full meals. Very relaxed and you can ask for(or will be given) a soup sample while you wait. Eat in or take...More

1  Thank mnr2017
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

20 for two pitas. Best food in town. Large portions. Cash only but have bank machine on site for 1.50 fee.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My wife and I had lunch here the other day and WOW, this is the house that flavour built. Everything is so fresh and delicious. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Also very clean premises. Tarek's is wheelchair accessible with ample parking. Can be...More

Thank MikeGen C
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you like freshly made middle eastern food this is a great spot. This little-known gem has huge legion of regular customers that come as much for the down-to-earth hospitality of the owner and staff as they do for the food. When you walk in...More

1  Thank Orancathy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
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