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1558 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z6, Canada
+1 902-425-8882
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

There is simply not enough consistency now that it has been taken over by Mezza. Especially the Venus at Halifax Shopping centre. You can have a chicken Shawarma there and the garlic sauce does not taste the same as at the other locations. And let's face it if it wasn't for their garlic sauce then any old shawarma will do.

Thank NessieBo
Dartmouth, Canada
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

on work break saw this place. Nice variety on the menu but the pizza tasted like it had been sitting for a while. The crust was dry and it was hard to bite into. I've had better at other places

Thank Meaghan M
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

I ordered delivery from here tonight. First off I will admit my mistake, I accidentally checked Take Out instead of Delivery so about 10 minutes after the order was supposed to arrive the restaurant called telling me that the pizza was ready and getting cold. I told them it was supposed to be for delivery and they said I had... More 

Thank Sabian108
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

And it's delicious! The shawarma plate is something I have been craving since I finished my last bite. Can't wait for more!

Thank VooDoo G
Nova Scotia
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271 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Located in Downtown Halifax. The food is quite good. The prices are okay. The service was average. The building needs a facelift. We picked up our food and ate elsewhere.

Thank nwaynesworld
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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128 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I always stop here every time I visit Halifax. I love Lebanese food, and this is some of the tastiest I've ever had. My favorite is the veggie plate. I'm not even a vegetarian and I love it! So, so good. The falafels and the tabouli are incredibly delicious. Give this place a try!

Thank Gary F
New Germany, Canada
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for over 10 years. We have always enjoyed the food very much. My husband always has the Donair wrap and I have a variety of things. Falafel wrap, Chicken Schwarma, Chicken Souvlaki and more. Never, ever disappointed with the food. or service. Always excellent until it changed hands. However, since... More 

Thank NSMooMaa
Lansdowne, Canada
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159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick lunch. Ordered the small donair and the small chicken shawarma. Both were very tasty. Restaurant is now "Mezza".

Thank John G
Halifax, Canada
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2014

As mentioned in the previous review, this restaurant recently had undergone a large-scale renovation and is hardly recognizable from its former state. It is quite clean and well-maintained now. Moreover, their tradition of tasty pizza is still going strong. The donairs are some of the best in the city: not too much or too little sauce, and donair meat is... More 

Thank Mike W
Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Major reno has been completed, and Venus, is now "Mezza," like the rest of the family owned group of outlets. Prior comments about the state of cleanliness were justifiable, but everything is now spotless. Late night mayhem was always a good time, despite the Bowery state of affairs. Arguably the best chicken shwarma in Halifax, it's layered and properly charred... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 10
Pizza, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1558 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-8882

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