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Unique Regional Must-Eat Foods and Famous Dishes in Halifax

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Hey all!

I am starting to compile a big list of unique foods, dishes, and institutions in the Halifax area. They don't have to be "good", just notorious. You know, legendary Halifax food items. I'll mention a few to get the ball rolling:

The Chickenburger

Ray's Falafel

Staff of Life samosas

Salvatore's original

Xtreme Pizza's thanksgiving pizza

Any ideas you have would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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  1. Five Fishermans Mussel Bar?

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    1. re: HalifaxRetales

      To get the mussel bar, do you not need to eat a full meal there? I was thinking Press Gang's oyster bar...

    2. How is donair not on here!?

      And Brothers' Pepperoni.

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      1. re: CanadaGirl

        : )

        I have donair and Brothers on my big list. I gave a few examples to get people thinking outside the box. Got anything else?

      2. Mic Mac Tavern Steaks

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        1. re: HalifaxRetales

          These are insanely good. - and yes, on the list.

        2. Deep fried donairzarotti with the works from Recardos pizza on highway 333 on the way to Peggy's Cove. You'll thank me:)...Ohhh and ask for cheese.

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          1. re: GeminiGuy

            This makes me think that donair eggrolls should be on there too. Such a multicultural mishmash...

            1. re: GeminiGuy

              Salvatore's Original Pizza
              Salvatore's Meatball Hero <best sandwich in HRM
              Dimitris on Chebucto has a Soulvaki Pizza with pickles that is top notch
              Brothers pepperoni
              Brothers mixed meat sandwich

              Just out of Halifax in Elmsdale at Bitars They have a Donair Quesidilla that is fantastic

              Darrell's Peanut Butter Burger
              The Coastals Huevos or McSandwich