South End

Whether you’re on a quest for a quiet place to study, south­ern bar­be­cue or bub­ble tea this ’hood has the goods.

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ALEXAN­DRA’S PIZZA

Alexan­dra is a wise woman, well- versed in the schools of pou­tine, pizza, ap­pies and don­airs. A mul­ti­ple Best of Food win­ner that’s also won over the bel­lies of many a nighthawk southen­der wan­der­ing home from the club dis­trict, the queen of Queen Street is happy to wel­come you and hap­pier to de­liver right to your doorstep. 1263 Queen Street, 902-425-1900

BASHA LE­BANESE

Say hello to Hal­i­fax’s new shawarma pros. Lo­cated in the heart of south end Hal­i­fax, Basha Le­banese has brought its take on Mid­dle East­ern cui­sine with a Cana­dian flare to Hal­i­fax. From killer shawarma to beef don­airs, Basha Le­banese is tasty, af­ford­able and great for those late night crav­ings. 5361 Inglis Street, 902-425-4005

BONEHEADS BBQ

A gen­uine south­ern bar­be­cue ex­pe­ri­ence and Best of Food win­ner, of­fer­ing pork, ribs, chicken and other fin­ger-lick­ing

meat dishes and sauce-slathered good­ness, with chili, baked beans and mac daddy ’n’ cheese to round out the com­fort food. 1014 Bar­ring­ton Street, 902-407-4100

CA HOA GRO­CERY

A south end gro­cery des­ti­na­tion, of­fer­ing fresh and frozen pro­duce, bulk goods and a broad se­lec­tion of Asian pack­aged foods, herbs and spices. 5483 Vic­to­ria Road, 902-423-0642

COBURG COF­FEE HOUSE

This hang­out should be con­sid­ered for an hon­ourary cam­pus des­ig­na­tion. Fair trade cof­fees, pani­nis, sand­wiches, soups and the Coburg break­fast sand­wich sus­tain you while you put the fi­nal touches on that nag­ging Ni­et­zsche term pa­per, or re­lax and thank the aca­demic stars that you’re fi­nally fin­ished. 6085 Coburg Road, 902-429-2326

DAR­RELL’S RES­TAU­RANT

Chances are you’ll agree that Dar­rell’s milk­shakes are off the chain, as are its in­cred­i­bly pop­u­lar peanut but­ter burg­ers. Dar­rell’s in­vites you in with its clas­sic diner-es­que decor and of­fers a well-rounded menu of sal­ads, wraps, burg­ers and sand­wiches. 5576 Fen­wick Street, 902-492-2344

THE DAWGFATHER

The Dawgfather PHD has been serv­ing up hot dogs from his cart for more than a decade, a lit­tle hot grub in what­ever weather Nova Sco­tia throws at us. South and Bar­ring­ton Streets

EL­E­MENTS ON HOL­LIS

This up­ca­sual res­tau­rant of­fers a 50-mile sus­tain­able menu fea­tur­ing lo­cal food with a global in­spi­ra­tion. Its wine list cov­ers North Amer­ica, fea­tur­ing bot­tles from Nova Sco­tia, Bri­tish Columbia, Cal­i­for­nia and more. Pair with a lovely steak or maybe a seafood plate. The Westin Nova Sco­tian, 1181 Hol­lis Street, 902-496-7960

FRUITION CAFE

With its hum­ble be­gin­nings at the Sea­port mar­ket sell­ing kale chips, Fruition has ex­panded, keep­ing the fo­cus on lo­cal, raw food guar­an­teed gluten-free and ve­gan. Stop by for a savoury gar­den burger, a re­fresh­ing blue­berry mousse and of course, the chips that got this party started. 6389 Coburg Road, 902-221-7659

GE­ORGE’S BUB­BLE TEA

Take a big sip of Ge­orge Xiu’s bub­ble tea, a true treat of­fer­ing a va­ri­ety of flavours for to float your tapi­oca pearls. Tai­wanese and Chi­nese snacks are also served so you can sip and snack straight to bub­bly eu­pho­ria. 5385 Inglis Street, 902-431-9481

THE GORSEBROOK LOUNGE

Home of the Husky Burger, for over 40 years The Gorsebrook has been syn­ony­mous with laid­back col­lege life. From its sports bar at­mos­phere to its theme nights, if you’re look­ing to un­wind af­ter a midterm or hang­ing out with friends af­ter class. Saint Mary’s Univer­sity SUB, 922 Ro­bie Street, 902-496-8712

THE GRAD HOUSE CAFE

Dal­housie Univer­sity alumni and grad stu­dents have a place to call their own. There’s plenty of drink and snack op­tions in­clude sand­wiches, pani­nis, piz­zas, sea­sonal soups, along with veg­e­tar­ian, ve­gan and gluten-free op­tions. 1252 Le­marchant Street, 902-494-3816

HIROSHIMA SUSHI EX­PRESS

Hiroshima of­fers up fresh food and gen­er­ous por­tions at great prices. From sushi—sin­gle rolls or com­bos if you’re hav­ing a mon­ster crav­ing—to party plat­ters, Hiroshima has it all. 1022 Bar­ring­ton Street, 902-405-8899

NAR­ROW ESPRESSO

A 10-foot-wide, 30-foot-deep cof­fee bar brought to you by Steve Arm­bruster (the Steve in Steve-oReno’s) and long­time col­league Alex Son. North Moun­tain Fine Cof­fee will give you your buzz, baked goods from jane’s will take care of your hunger and the ser­vice will have you smil­ing. 5570 Fen­wick Street, 902-431-5450

PETE’S TOGOGO, DAL SUB

This lo­ca­tion of Pete’s pop­u­lar deli counter brings those re­li­ably fresh and tasty sand­wiches, soups and sal­ads to cam­pus. It’s the per­fect des­ti­na­tion for stu­dents who want to fol­low parental in­struc­tions to “make smart choices,” but par­ents from the neigh­bour­hoods around the univer­sity stop in for healthy eats, too. Dal­housie SUB, 6136 Univer­sity Av­enue, 902-431-4646

PETER’S PIZZE­RIA

A south-end in­sti­tu­tion, Peter’s has been serv­ing up some of the city’s best pip­ing-hot pizza pies for years. 5391 Inglis Street, 902-425-6498

RES­O­LUTES CLUB

In­cor­po­rated since 1901, the Res­o­lutes Am­a­teur Ath­let­ics Club, AKA the old­est pri­vate club in the whole dang prov­ince, has got more ex­pe­ri­ence in the bar scene than even your granny. While you’re here, dine on some re­li­able pub fare (or the cheap and de­li­cious Res­o­lutes break­fast), see some rock­ing live mu­sic and knock back a pint or two. 5461 Inglis Street, 902-492-8140

RUGOVA’S PIZZA

Whether you’re look­ing for a full pie or a quick-and-cheesy slice, this spot’s got your pizza crav­ings cov­ered. 1148 Bar­ring­ton Street, 902-405-8888

SHI­RAZ

You might walk by Shi­raz with­out notic­ing it—it’s tiny—so it’s a good thing the own­ers painted the res­tau­rant a vi­brant lime and yel­low. Fa­mous by word-of-mouth for their cheap and de­li­cious samosas, they also have a range of op­tions from a sim­ple hum­mus and pita plat­ter to de­li­cious kabobs and a se­ries of mouth-wa­ter­ing main dishes. 1240 Hol­lis Street, 902-404-3300

THE SUB­MA­RINE

Long­time sub shop The Sub­ma­rine was taken over by Laba Zibara in 2011, who changed the menu to of­fer a se­lec­tion of Le­banese dishes to go along with the subs. 5384 Inglis Street, 902-423-7618

THE TIPSY CHOPSTICK

Au­then­tic Chi­nese cui­sine that’ll make your taste­buds tin­gle just read­ing the menu—spicy pig’s in­testines, any­one? 5566 Fen­wick Street, 902-407-8660

TOMAVINO’S RISTORANTE

Tomavino’s is a highly re­garded pizze­ria, op­er­at­ing in Hal­i­fax for over 20 years. Now lo­cated across from the Sea­port Farmers’ Mar­ket, you can or­der dine-in or take­out—ei­ther way, you’ll get a pie you won’t for­get. 1113 Mar­ginal Road, 902-425-7111

UN­COM­MON GROUNDS

Clev­erly de­signed and com­fort­able, of­fer­ing lo­cally roasted brew, fresh baked goods, soups, snacks and sand­wiches. 1030 South Park Street, 902-404-3124

YUK YUK’S COM­EDY CLUB

Yuk it up at this ho­tel com­edy club known for putting both lo­cal and trav­el­ling, big-name tal­ent in front of the mic. Westin Nova Sco­tian, 1181 Hol­lis Street, 902-429-9857

Res­o­lutes Club. JES­SICA EMIN

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