The Best Brunch and Breakfast Spots in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Start your day off right with breakfast at one of these top spots in Halifax. We’ve got options for everything from a quick breakfast sandwich to a gourmet buffet.
Sunday Brunch at the Prince George
Restaurant, Beer, Canadian$$
If you’re looking for a special brunch experience, make a reservation at the Prince George Hotel for Sunday Brunch. The buffet-style breakfast includes eggs Benedict, a custom order omelet bar, Belgian waffles and more.
Restaurant, Bar, Butcher, Market, Seafood, Cocktails, Wine, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$$
Arguably the most popular brunch spot in the city, EDNA is what brunch (and Instagram) dreams are made of. With a gorgeous décor, hip clientele and delicious locally focused food, you’ll instantly see why this spot is a local favourite.
East of Grafton
Restaurant, Beer, Pub Grub, Canadian, $$$
The self-proclaimed “purveyors of rare food” add a twist to all of its menu items, and the result is deliciously unique spins on classic dishes. The amazing location combined with beautiful décor earns this downtown spot a place on our list.
Bistro Le Coq
Restaurant, French, Vegetarian, European, $$$
Next door to East of Graton, you’ll find French-inspired Bistro le Coq. The upscale spot serves up items like brioche French toast, quiche de jour and lobster benny.
Robie St. Station
Diner, Restaurant, Canadian, Coffee, Vegetarian, $$$
With all-day breakfast served seven days a week, this spot offers a great casual breakfast for those looking for something that’s a step up from diner food. The menu includes bread puddin’ French toast, kale frittata and buttermilk buckwheat pancakes.
Wild Leek Food & Juice Bar
Restaurant, Juice Bar, Contemporary, Vegan, $$$
This cute vegan spot located in the city’s West End offers daily breakfast until 4 p.m. Stop in for a fresh juice and delicious options like the apple pie pancakes and tofu huevos rancheros.
Steve O Reno’s Cappuccino
Cafe, Pastries, Coffee$$
A Halifax classic, come to this colourful downtown café for a mean cup of coffee and a selection of breakfast classics like breakfast sandwiches, pastries, smoothies and eggs and toast. Steve O’s also has a stall at the Halifax Seaport Market.
Cafe, Canadian, $$$
Waffle lovers, rejoice! This cute spot in the Hydrostone neighbourhood is the place for you. Enjoy their selection of waffles (and more) with fresh, local and mostly organic ingredients.
The Coastal Cafe
Cafe, Restaurant, Coffee, Canadian, $$$
Bring your appetite and your patience when you’re heading to The Coastal. Its food is amazing and all of Halifax knows it, so get ready for a long wait and a killer breakfast. Popular items include The McCoastal (their take on an egg McMuffin) and The Elvis (buttermilk waffle sandwich with peanut butter, bananas, bacon and maple syrup!!).
Restaurant, Contemporary, Cocktails, Beer, Canadian, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
Tucked away on a downtown side street, Black Sheep serves a mean breakfast in its small and quirky spot. From its cocktails to its meals to the décor, Black Sheep is definitely doing something right.