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A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
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Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
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A waterfront view makes everything taste better. Try one of Dartmouth’s numerous fresh air cafes, eateries, or pubs. For more ideas visit Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission
A Nova Scotia twist on a European favourite!
Stone Pizza is a new pizza experience in Downtown Dartmouth specializing in personal pizzas created to order right in front of you.
Enjoy waterfront views at this Italian restaurant featuring a southern cuisine, located at King’s Wharf.
The newest location for the Just Us Coffee Coop is located on the Dartmouth waterfront at King’s Wharf.
Whether it’s a perfectly pulled espresso or a rich, buttery croissant, you will find the best in the city here. Their mission is to provide treats heavenly enough to tempt even the staunchest coffee and pastry aficionado. Independently owned and proudly calls Dartmouth home.
A local breakfast, brunch and lunch spot in Downtown Dartmouth including bakery items including their famous cinnamon rolls.
Neighborhood restaurant in downtown Dartmouth offering lunch, dinner and brunch. Local, seasonal cuisine. Check out Little C, the Canteen on Portland just next door.
Tastes, flavours and cuisines abound in Canadian food circles; the 73 menu is a nod to their zealous inclination to try diverse and distinct tastes. Located in Downtown Dartmouth they specialize in Canadian Fusion.
A BeerBar & Eatery featuring AceBurger2Go and Ace4Lunch in the heart of Downtown Dartmouth. Offers up upwards of 20 taps of Craft Beer and House-made Soda goodness plus a Seasonal Dinner Menu by Chef Mark Gray.
Evan’s Fresh Seafoods is a family owned and operated Fresh Seafoods Company, originating in 2008 as a Seafood market & delivery business. Evan d’Entremont has been a fisherman for over 20 years and now sells directly to the customer as fresh, frozen or cooked products.
A local favourite, this pub offers a great view of the waterfront from the top deck.
The Wooden Monkey is known for their local, organic fare at their waterfront location.
Alderney Landing is home to a number of fresh stops including local fare at the popular Farmers’ Market.