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Economy Shoe Shop Cafe & Bar

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Decent bar

Good selection of beer, nice food. Quiet(ish) compared with other pubs on Argyle. Cheerful and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Dave S
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Whiston
via mobile
Relax and enjoy

Food was average when i last went compared to when I originally went in 1999. Funky place, warm... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Christy Z
,
Halifax, Canada
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Jun 28, 2018
“Shoe Shop is now a “ Flop “ !!”
Oct 9, 2017
“Shoe shop night”
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The name of this popular bar and patio restaurant has nothing to do with how the food tastes; try the delicious meals and funky drinks when you visit this friendly establishment.
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1663 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-423-7463
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This used to be a favourite for us. Now, small, dark, construction inside and out. The big Atrium is gone. Our suggestion is go 59 meters up Argyle Street to Lot Six. Our regrets for not doing that. They have really nice furniture and brilliant...More

Thank Dennis E
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

One of my fave bar/ pubs in Halifax. There are multiple rooms and the walls show the age of the building. Enjoy a stella or hoegarden beer at the belgium bar. They have an awesome menu with lots of appetizers and entrees. Everything we had...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love this place,even if I'm only in the city for the day, we make a trip for a beer and the atmosphere.. great entertainment with customers of all ages.

Thank avalily
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My friend and I were in the city having a big day, traveling in by car, then the ferry, a taxi or two. Around suppertime, we were on our way to an evening event and needed a good, quick meal. We were in the area,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Due to the construction and the rest of the BS that they are dealing I try to visit as much as I can. A great place and now that things are improving with the construction they will be awesome as always. Staff are so polite...More

Thank Brewster8861
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Good selection of beer, nice food. Quiet(ish) compared with other pubs on Argyle. Cheerful and extremely helpful wait staff. Thank you Cassandra.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food was average when i last went compared to when I originally went in 1999. Funky place, warm and makes you relax. Nice place to chill out and have a conversation.

Thank Christy Z
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Awesome food and great atmosphere! Great selection of food! Patio is a great place to take in all the sights!

Thank Philip1921
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing. This is a great place to stop for a drink or two. They have a nice list of local micro brews. They also do a really good job on nachos.

Thank Molly M
Reviewed 6 April 2016

the restaurant is unique in it's decor. the staff friendly and extremely efficient. the food is always excellent and the portions are large. my wife and i have taken friends and customers on many occasions and have never been disappointed.

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