The Best Brunch and Breakfast Spots in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Robie St. Station | Courtesy of Destination Halifax
Robie St. Station | Courtesy of Destination Halifax
Photo of Kate Horodyski
12 September 2017
Robie St. Station | Courtesy of Destination Halifax

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.


Restaurant, Bar, Butcher, Market, Seafood, Cocktails, Wine, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
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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, $$$
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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.

Robie St. Station

Diner, Restaurant, Canadian, Coffee, Vegetarian, $$$
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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.

The Coastal Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Coffee, Canadian, $$$
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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!!).

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