I am sad to say that the quality of the experience at Brussels has gone down dramatically with a recent change to their menu.
While you are still safe with the beer and mussels, some of the better items have disappeared (like the duck) to make room for things like fettuccine bolognese; a bland pasta and meat sauce which really makes me feel they are trying to cut costs instead of offer quality and taste.
The cheese plate is another area where costs are seemingly being cut; it is poor at best, offering three types of semi-hard cheese with, on our visit, overripe fruit and stale bread.
It's insulting, then, that their wine list has also gone up in price. Their cheapest bottle of red is $40, with one glass being $9. Not even The Bicycle Thief or da Maurizio are that bad, and while I don't mind paying a good amount for a good wine, it's not worth it when it's accompanied by President's Choice cheddar.
It's a big shame, and we used to go all of the time, but I doubt we will in the future.
I disagree with the above review, I had nachos and chicken quesadilla both of them were amazing and had awesome taste to it. One of the best nachos I had after a long time. Its good price and decent quantity and worth the money. I would love everyone to check it out
If you value your health, do not eat here. The fish was mealy and sour (likely both rotten and frozen for a very very long time), in addition to being far overcooked in oil that desperately needed changing. The eggs benny were cooked to the consistency of hard rubber balls, the hollandaise sauce was lumpy and tasteless, and the homefries tasted awful due their being cooked in old oil. The ham underneath the eggs was processed and greasy. Extremely disappointing, not to mention poor quality and rotten.
Bland, bland, bland, bland, bland. My boyfriend is Mexican decent, from Arizona in the States, and after one time at Mexico Lindo, he refuses to ever go back. He totally agrees with the "taco bell on a plate" comments. I decided to give it another try... some work friends of mine were offering me a free lunch, so hey, why not? The food had no flavour other than that strange salsa that they seem to put on everything, that does nothing but burn your mouth. One thing that we all thought was hilarious was the fact that out of five of us, we had ordered a burrito, quesadilla, taco, and enchilada. All of the four different dishes were just the same things, folded in different ways! I mean, there was absolutely no difference in any of the dishes other than how they were folded and perhaps the enchiladas had more of that strange salsa on them than the other dishes. The rice tasted like paper. The beans tasted like.. well... nothing really. I guess the next time I have a craving for Mexican food, I'll just have to get my man to cook me something good, cause in my humble opinion.. even taco bell has more taste than this crap!
Really overpriced. I mean.. it's a wrap, not an oil change for a BMW. And I found the "chef" quite arrogant to his staff. It seemed like he was joking with them, but at many times during my really LONG wait, it just seemed like he was down right arrogant and rude to them. The wrap that I got was okay - a bit too much sauce on it - but it didn't blow me away by any means. A McDonald's breakfast burrito would have been just as good and much, much less expensive.
awesome new tea spot with so much more inc wifi...its about time Dart North had a new standard of service that brings taste, décor and respect to those in the community..tasty early bird and great place to make a fav for small meetings
First time there. Great decor. Started with the wild mushroom risotto, which is now my stuck-on-a-desert-island-with-one-food dish. Really, really good. Then the southern fried rock hen. Big helping. The crispy bird skin was amazing and everything else on the plate also delish: mashed potato, corn bread, gravy, vegetable.
I really want this to prosper. However, the food we had wasn't good. It wasn't bad but it had no taste. It was like eating a piece of sole. No taste, no flavour.
Not Mexican by no means. We were there May 20th.
Owners, taste the food you are serving. Put some flavour in it or you will not be here long. Go to Cheachies and see the spices and taste something that is not bland.
Delicious food - great service! Can't wait to go back and try more.
A great spot, lacking in only one thing....music! And turn it up.
A great pub but lacking in one thing...good music.
First of all, if someone makes a review and is never heard from again, it probably isn't legitimate!
We went there on Sunday, June 2 and were very impressed!
Food was very fresh with lots of flavours.
We haven't had the same quality in any place in HRM.
We have to strongly recommend this little out of the way place.
If you give it a try, I think you will be impressed.
We will be back.
Very disappointing. As a food service professional with over 20 years experience I think I've got a fairly good opinion of what constitutes good food and good service.
While I do enjoy the atmosphere and the "vibe" of the restaurant, I can honestly say I was shocked at the poor quality of my meal.
Having supported the resto through the recent crowd funding campaign, we went for dinner last night and were left bewildered by the mediocrity of the food.
My appetizer of Deer and haskap was quite possibly the worst thing I have ever had the misfortune of ordering. Dry over cooked deer with bitter haskap served with hazelnuts and undressed greens was dry, dry, dry served with dry. The server informed us that it was first night of the new menu...well guess what, that dish needs some serious work.
As for the service, when someone still has half a martini in front of them you do not serve them their cold white wine even if they did order it until they have finished their martini and their appetizer has arrived. That white wine will not remain cold on a warm evening. Also, why are table napkins washed with fabric softener? I do not want to smell Fabreeze while eating my meal.
I am writing this in the hopes that it is read by someone at the restaurant and things are remedied quickly. I like the place and I want to support it but that meal was terrible.
had a delicious meal...buttermilk fried chicken with corn bread and salsa. Wait staff knowledgeable and pleasant. Informal atmosphere, very enjoyable.
Great food, ribs in particular, nice staff and gorgeous surroundings! Yes it is a chain restaurant, but at the higher end of those. Give it a try, the menu is so fast there is something for every taste preference under sun!! Even our finicky 8 year old loved it! The Bar is also great after work happy hour spot!!
Very tasty ramen and I would say its best ramen and dumplings in Halifax, consider no MSG and use local supplier Truly Tasty really tries to provide best food for customers. I am definitely give a thumb up for Truly Tasty
The food here, combined with the service is incredible. So fresh, so creative, so local!!!! A must try and their new brunch format is great- breakfast buffet until noon and then added a la carte items. Yummers
I went to the restaurant last wednesday, it was kind busy. I lived in japan for 5 years and I am glad there is a ramen restaurant in Halifax that taste as good as the ramen in Japan. The soup was thick and flavourful but not as salty as the soup in japan, the bbq pork belly was great. I really like the house special dumplings and i am definitly coming back for it.
The service was fine and friendly & I was very happy to find Propeller beer on tap. The exhaust system and/or music was so loud I barely noticed the staff shout my name when my order was ready. The high stool seating was uncomfortable and I kept kicking the person across from me.
I Had Le Nordique (I chose turkey) burger which was supposed to have Brie cheese, back bacon, caramelized onions, grainy dijion mustard. I didn't see or taste any of it except the (weird) and too much grainy mustard. I did (barely) see the 1/4" thick burger but didn't really taste it. The large amount of relish and other standard condiments overpowered and must have been hiding the other Nordique toppings.
The big fat onion rings were good but since it's "gourmet" there were only about 9 of them.
$23 including tip (for counter service? - I felt obliged.)
For the cost, no where near good enough. Not going back.
Unfortunately, it's not real Ramen. So it's not so tasty. Where is real ramen & gyoza??
You need to find a restaurant owned by Japanese people.
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