Best of Halifax Awards 2021

November 12/21
Best of Halifax Awards 2021


The Coast's 27th Annual Best of Halifax Awards Downtown Halifax Businesses

The Coast's 27th Annual Best of Halifax 2021 Readers' Choice Awards were announced on November 12, 2021, and it's no surprise that Downtown Halifax businesses, people, events, and public spaces have once again been recognized for their excellence.

The awards for Downtown businesses include 26 bronze, 22 silver and 28 gold awards across various categories in Food & Drink, Public Life, Shopping & Services, and Arts & Culture.

Find the list of Downtown Halifax businesses, people, events, and public spaces who have made their way to the top 3 of the 'Best of Halifax' below.

For a full list of winners, visit The Coast.


Food + Drink

Best Bar

Best Barista

Best Bartender

Best Brew Pub

Best Burrito

Best Caesar

Best Chowder

Best Chicken Wings

Best Cocktails

Best Craft Brewery

Best Desserts

Best Fine Dining

Best Donair

Best Farmers’ Market Stall

Best Fish & Chips

Best Fries

Best Greek Restaurant

Best Hotel Restaurant

Best Ice Cream/Gelato/Frozen Yogurt

Best Italian Food

Best Late-night Food

Best Middle Eastern/Persian Restaurant

Best Milkshake

Best Nachos

Best New Restaurant

Best Pan-Asian Restaurant

Best Pasta

Best Patio

Best Pizza Slice

Best Poutine

Best Pub Food

Best Wine List

Best Restaurant

Best Tea

Best Trivia Night

Best Vegetarian-Friendly


Shopping + Services

Best Corner Store

Best Esthetician

Best Flower Shop

Best Independent Book Store

Best Indie Gift Shop

Best Jewellery Store

Best Manicure/Pedicure

Best Record Store

Best Spa

Best Tailor


Public Life

Best Place for a First Date

Best Public Art or Mural

Best Public Space


Arts + Culture

Best Dance Company

Best Gallery



See the full ist of winners here


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