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Ristorante a Mano

1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
+1 902-423-6266
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently good Italian food in a lively atmosphere. Good wine selection. Can be a bit noisy due to the popularity of this restaurant at peak dinner times but we have never been disappointed with the quality of the food.

Thank georgeamalec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Missed lunch so looking for a quick meal before leaving for the airport. Locals recommended a Mano which was a short walk from out meeting venue. Glass of red, of course. Then Salumi Misti. HUGE! So large ... and SO DELICIOUS! ... that I called...More

Thank TO_Trips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went to Halifax to join our sons and celebrate my birthday. We picked a Mano based on recommendations and were not disappointed. We booked a week in advance for Saturday night and requested a "quieter" table and were very pleased where we were...More

Thank gpt
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Went here with work colleagues and really enjoyed the meal. We had the calamari and antipasti for the appetizer and was throughly impressed with the presentation and flavours. I had the four meat pizza and the crust was not too thin and not too thick...More

Thank Sandro Z
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Four of us ate at The "Ristorante a Mano" and the food was good. I ordered Penne Tricolore Al Forno, and it was delicious and filling. My son ordered the Ravioli and it was served with only 3 pieces of Ravioli and he was still...More

Thank chumbug
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is unbelievable. The calamaretti fritti appetizer was delicious; it is the best calamari I’ve ever had in a restaurant! It was so tender. The beet and goat cheese salad was fabulous. We then shared the spaghettini with polpette, a delight in itself, and...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We all had a wonderful meal. The food was truly delicious. We sat outside where it wasn’t so noisy and there were blankets on the chairs in case we got cold. I would definitely go back there again! We spent about $55 per person for...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My Mom and I enjoyed a great meal at a Mano last night while visiting the city. The service and food are awesome! Mom tried a pizza and I had the fish of the day which was a haddock baked in parchment with cherry tomatoes,...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had reservations but that doesn't guarantee a good table so remember to ask for a good spot at the time you are making the booking. Once seated, our service was excellent as was the salad and main courses, including, pork, steak and lamb dishes....More

Thank samsons4568
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Wonderful pasta dishes and salads. Gnocci all day for me. Everything is good. The staff is friendly and well trained. The local is terrific on the waterfront. Prices are not cheap, but not silly either. Accessible for a fine dining experience.

Thank Wayne S
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Lauren T
14 July 2017|
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Response from fragola66 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we came early in the evening. It was very busy the first time with a long queue so we missed out - I'd book!
Alex V
27 November 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere we went was casual wear, that was in the summer, but I think casual would, d be fine all year round.
25 July 2015|
Response from Sandra L | Property representative |
Hello! We just received your question to our Ristorante a Mano profile on Trip Advisor (we're located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) however I believe it was sent to us in error. Just wanted to let you know so you could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1477 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-6266
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