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Willy's

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Downtown Halifax
Fast food, Canadian, American
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5239 Blowers Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-406-3365
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nb, canada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Holy crap, best poutine ever. Donair with the works is the way to go! No place to sit, is just a window to order stuff to go.

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Thank ljnev
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This place satisfied my craving. Not a sit down place. Just order out of a window and they will make it for you. Fries are fresh cut and taste great, not much exciting about the gravy. The taste is quite comparable to a Costco poutine in my opinion but does not mean it is bad.

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Thank Gohightide
Halifax, Canada
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Willy's is by far the best poutine in the city! AND IT'S LOCAL!! I've gone on MULTIPLE occasions and it's absolutely delicious every single time. It's always the perfect midnight snack. If you're a true Haligonian or want the perfect Haligonian poutine experience: go to Willy's. You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Nicky B
Sand Lake, Florida
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This small walk up place has good food served quickly. There is no seating. If you want a quick burger and are staying at the Marriott Residence Inn this is the place to go because of its location and food.

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Thank DaddyDude
Boston
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Excellent poutine, great prices. While I'm not vegetarian, their gravy is suitable if you're so inclined, and I actually like it better - it's rich and satisfying without being greasy and leaden. I'd actually consider asking for more gravy next time, it was that good. Fries were steaming hot yet crisp, not too salty, and the cheese curds were the... More 

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Thank Tom L
Castle Rock, Colorado
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

You just cant go wrong with this simple place for after bar poutine. We were only in town for 4 nights, and the locals insisted we try this place out after hitting a few bars near the water. We were not disappointed!

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Thank Joel F
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

After a cool evening stroll, we needed a snack and decided upon poutine at Willy's. We were treated to delicious and hot fries with a generous serving of cheese curds and gravy. Hit the spot perfectly! Open late to meet late appetites.

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Thank Eugene C
Mexico DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The fries were excellent but the veggie burger really surprised me, really tasty, juicy, just perfect, even if you're a carnivore you should give it a try. I ordered the medium sized fries and I had trouble finishing them. Very friendly staff, you can take it to go or eat it in front of the nearby church. They open at... More 

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Thank SenZen
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Willy's is the go-to place for a poutine after being at the bars/pubs for the majority of your evening/night. While it still cannot compare to the master race that is Quebec poutine, they are pretty awesome!

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Thank WexleySnoops
Bermuda
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stumbled to the back of the line after the bar for my late night fix. Had a donair poutine and from what I remember, it was tasty. Order at the walk-up window, these guys are open till 4am on weekends.

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Thank Auccitto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 Blowers Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-3365

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