What's Open in Downtown Halifax

What's Open in Downtown Halifax


Here is a list of what's open and open online for business in Downtown Halifax. 

NOTE: We are doing our best to keep this list updated. If you see anything that needs to be changed OR you notice that your business is missing, please email communications@downtownhalifax.ca


*Restaurants are allowed to include alcohol purchases with takeout and delivery orders as long as the alcohol cost is not more than three times the value of food ordered, effective March 30, 2020.

2 Doors Down 

  • Offering curbside pick-up. Order by calling 902-422-4224. 
  • View their takeout menu, take and bake menu, and takeout beverages. 
  • Open Wednesdays-Sundays, from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Placing orders start at 2:30 pm. Pick-up orders starting at 3:00 pm and every half hour after, util 8:00 pm 
  • Credit card payment only. For gratuity, indicate amount and it will be added to your bill. 
  • Gift cards also availablle for purchase with your order. 

aFrite Restaurant 

  • Check out aFrite's takeout menu
  • Preorder at 902-407-3060 
  • Trunk service — pre-order, pre-pay, pull up, pop trunk and food will be put in the trunk - more info here
  • Buy a gift card to use later here

Alexandra’s Pizza  

Alexander Keith’s Brewery 

  • FREE local delivery directly to your door. Order here. Check delivery area here
  • Alexander Keith’s swag also available for purchase online

As You Like It Creative Sandwich Bar & As You Like it 2 (NEW)

  • The Barrington Street location is open with reduced hours - 7:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • The Hollis Street location is opening May 19 for takeouts. Also available on UberEats

Balancing Rock Coffee House (NEW)

  • Open daily from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Breakfast & lunch sandwiches, salads, Starbucks coffee & espresso
  • Grab and go from their location in the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on the waterfront
  • Follow them on Instagram for updates and more information

Bâton Rouge Steakhouse and Bar (NEW)

  • Open for takeout and delivery Wednesday through Sunday. 
  • Check out their menu here 
  • Located at 1877 Hollis Street
  • Call in your order to 902-407-0007

Bird's Nest Cafe 

  • Gift cards and coffee beans (whole bean or ground to order) available on website for local delivery
  • Offering baking supplies (flour, eggs, eggs, baking mix, etc.) on their website: birdsnesthalifax.com
    • Order by Monday at noon for a Tuesday pickup (open from 3:00 to 6:00 pm on Tuesdays for free pickup from their Barrington Street location)
    • To arrange for delivery, email hello@birdsnesthalifax.com. Delivery costs range from $5.00 to $15.00 depending on location. 
    • More info here

Bishop's Cellar 

  • Bishop's Cellar is offering different sommelier-selected, curated cases of wine with FREE delivery within Nova Scotia. Order through their website. Follow them on Twitter to keep up to date when new cases are ready for sale. 
  • Also offering gift cards for purchase online
  • Now offering specially curated Craft Beer Sampling Packs

Boneheads BBQ 

  • Curbside pickup and delivery-only
  • Opens daily at 12 noon
  • Order online through the portal on www.lickthebone.com or Facebook
  • Get 15% off your order when you have it delivered
  • UPDATE: Bishops Cellar has curated a few bottles of wine that will pair well with Boneheads' smoky offerings. They are on the delivery menu. 

Boston Pizza Downtown Halifax

  • Offering FREE DELIVERY through Bostonpizza.com, the BP app and phone in-orders - 902-422-8600
  • Takeout available as well, pick up curbside and save 15%

Brawta Jamaican Jerk Joint

  • Delivery through Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, CourYah, Door Dash, and FoodHwy
  • 40% off on FoodHwy
  • Call ahead and place orders, curbside pickup is available
  • View the menu and call in your order 902-404-8282
  • Check out Brawta's 'Frontline Heros' giveaways on Instagram. Tag your frontline heros for a chance to win treats from Brawta. 

Burrito Jax - Blowers Street

  • Open for takeout and delivery 
  • Visit www.burritojax.com for the menu and ordering details
  • Only their Blowers Street location is currently open. 

Buta Ramen 

Cabin Coffee (NEW)

  • Open for curbside pick up
  • Reduced hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm, Satrday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cacao 70 

  • Available for delivery through Uber Eats

Cafe Chianti (NEW)

  • Cafe Chianti is open from 7:00 - 11:00 am for coffee, lattes, and fresh baked goods starting on Mary 15 
  • Follow @cafechianti for updates and details

The Carlton (NEW)

  • Open for takout -- family style "take and heat" menu
  • Pre-order by 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 26th for pickup on Friday, May 29th between 4:00om - 7:00pm
  • Curbside pickup at 1685 Argyle Street
  • Weekly menu can be seen here

Chives Canadian Bistro/Hop Scotch Dinner Club

  • Hop Scotch Dinner Club is a pop-up restaurant currently doing curbside pickup from Chives Canadian Bistro at 1537 Barrington Street
  • This pop-up restaurant features a weekly menu of creative takeaway snacks 
  • Currently available on Friday and Saturday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm for pickup
  • Check out the menu here

CUT Stakehouse (NEW)

  • Serving CUT Feast Boxes for at-home grilling and BBQ
  • Each box xontains a range of signature cuts, spices, buns, and cooking instructions. 
  • Optional add ons include: caesar salad, grilled asparagus, shrimp cocktail, and homemade BBQ sauces
  • Check out their range of Fest Boxes here
  • Email freshonthefly.rcr.ca to place your order
  • Pick up at The Brasserie, 2540 Agricola Street, Halifax.

Economy Shoe Shop 

  • Available for safe pickup, in-house delivery, and Uber Eats/Skip The Dishes
  • Open at 4:00 pm Wednesdays to Sundays
  • Call 902-404-8934 to pre-order
  • Lots of great options, visit www.economyshoeshop.ca/foodanddrinks.html for the menu
  • Nacho Kits $13.99 1/2 size // $22.99 full size and $4 Brew ALL WEEK LONG!

Elements on Hollis

  • Curbside pick-up for all meals to go. Call 902-240-7608 to pre-order. 
  • Pull up to the front doors of the Westin Nova Scotian and your food will be delivered right to your car.  
  • Visit their Facebook and Instagram for more information. 
  • Offering Wine Wednesdays starting May 6
    • 750 ml bottle of Siete Soles Sauvignon Blanc or Cabernet Sauvignon for $14 with purchase of any entree. 
    • Call 902-420-7608 to place your order. 

Elle’s Bistro 

Five Guys 

  • Curbside pick-up available. Pre-order by calling 902-593-0315.
  • Available for delivery through Uber Eats or SkipTheDishes. 

Flynn's Dairy Bar & Convenince 

  • Open for customers to shop in-person.  
  • Gift cards are also available for purchase online

Gahan House Nova Centre 

  • Available for curbside pick-up from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 
  • Order and pay through their website
  • You can order steaks from Barrington Steakhouse to cook at home. 

Gangnam KBBQ 

  • Available for take-out. Pre-order by calling 902-492-0860
  • Available for delivery through FoodHwy and SkipTheDishes

Garrison Brewing 

  • Pick-up available. Pre-order by calling 902-453-5343
  • Delivery also available – free for orders over $30; $5 delivery fee for orders under $30
  • Delivery within Greater Halifax and Dartmouth area 

Halifax Brewery Farmers’ Market

  • The Neighbourhood Goods store is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Located at 1496 Lower Water Street; Limit of 5 people at any one time
  • Debit or credit is highly encouraged. If paying by cash, please bring change. No change will be provided. 
  • Online pre-ordering for in-store or curbside pickup available through their website
  • Visit their Facebook or Instagram page to view some of the vendors’ alternative methods of selling.

Harbourstone Restaurant (Marriott Harbourfront Hotel) (NEW)

  • Harbourstone Restaurant is opening as of May 22 for #CurbsideFridays
  • You can purchase meal kits every Friday. Menu will be posted on Tuesdays for the week and ordering will be closed Thursday at noon
  • Call 902-421-1700 to place your order. CC required for payment at the time of order
  • Follow @harbourstonesg on Instagram for more information

Highwayman Restaurant & Bar

  • Highwayman Restaurant & Bar is now offering takeaway options for select Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. 
  • To order, email info@highwaymanhfx.com. Please include your order, preferred takeout day, and phone number. 
  • Available for pick-up or delivery - Halifax peninsula and Downtown Dartmouth
  • All orders must be in by 6 pm on order date. 
  • they will accept e-transfers or credit card payments over the phone. 
  • Check their IG for more information: https://www.instagram.com/highwaymanhfx/
  • You can still order gift cards. To purchase, email info@highwaymanhfx.com. Please include value you would like on the card, your mailing address and phone number. They will call you to arrange payment and mail the card to you. 

Iron Rooster 

  • Available for delivery through Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, DoorDash, and FoodHwy

Julep Kitchen & Cocktails

  • Online ordering is available Monday - Wednesday 4:00 to 9:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm; closed on Sundays
  • Delivery and take-out available through their website
  • Gift cards worth $60 also available to purchase for only $50

Kam-Moon Mediterranean Food 

  • Available for take-out. Pre-order by calling 902-404-6096
  • Delivery available through their website or on CourYah, Uber Eats, and SkipTheDishes

Legendary Hospitality Group (Antojo Tacos + Tequila, Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub, and Stubborn Goat

Little Oak Bar 

  • Closed takeout with The Ostrich Club on May 30. Will be re-opening for in-person dining on June 5th. 

Lot Six Bar & Restaurant (New)

  • Takeout service is now available or contacless curbside pick-up at Lot Six's location on Argyle (1685 Argyle Street)
  • To view the takeout menu, click here
  • Order online or call 902-428-7428

Man Bean 

  • Available for pick-up. Pre-order by calling 902-830-2005
    • 10% discount off all orders
    • 15% discount off orders over $50 
    • 2 free cans of soft drinks on orders over $35
    • $25 gift certificate for the 25th order. 
  • Available for delivery within Downtown Halifax area for order over $35

Mary's African Cuisine 

  • Take-out available. Pre-order by calling 902-789-4548.
  • Available for delivery through Foodhwy, DoorDash, SkipTheDishes, Uber Eats, and Ritual.

Mezza Lebanese Kitchen

  • Temporary modified hours: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm daily
  • Free delivery from Barrington Street location for orders over $20.00
  • Pay over phone with credit card
  • Also offering curbside pick-up - pull up to their door and call, they will deliver to your car
  • Limiting to three customers in establishment at all times
  • Call 902-425-8882 to order

Mercantile Social (NEW)

  • Opening for takeout on Thursday, May 28.
  • Menu can be seen here
  • Pick up between 4:00-9:00pm at 1579 Hollis Street, Halifax (free two-hour parking available outside the restaurant)

Mirchi Tandoor

  • Mirchi Tandoor is open with reduced hours (Tuesday to Sundays 5:00 - 9:00 pm)
  • Free delivery within 6 km radius of restaurant on orders above $40.00 before tax
  • Located at 5232 Blowers Street
  • Order by calling 902-429-4647

Morris East 

  • Available for pick-up. Pre-order by calling 902-444-7687
  • Available for delivery by ordering online or by calling. For curbside delivery, make a note in online form or on phone call.
  • Offering Pasta Tuesdays - selection of fresh pasta dishes on Tuesdays.  

Obladee Wine Bar

  • Offering deliveries for Obladee Care Package, includng sommelier-selected wine, paired cheese & charcuterie, fresh bread, and olives. 
  • Accepting orders online for Saturday delivery and pickup until Thursdays at midnight.
  • Delivering to peninsular Halifax & Downtown Dartmouth.  Deliveries and pickups available between 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. 
  • Gift cards als available for purchase online with $25, $50, $75, and $100 denominations.

Piatto Pizzeria 

Pizza Girls | Katch Seafood 

  • Available for take-out. Pre-order by calling 902-429-1900
  • Delivery available on Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, and DoorDash

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar (NEW)

  • Takeout service available with contactless pick up or delivery
  • Pick-up location: Lot Six Bar & Restaurant, 1685 Argyle Street
  • View the menu here
  • Order online or call 902-423-8816
  • Will be opening for in-person dining on June 5th. Follow @thepressganghfx for details

Ristorante a Mano 

  • Take-away service with oneline ordering and delivery available Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • See the extensive take-away menu here

Roll It Up 

  • Available for take-out. Pre-order by calling 902-407-0956
  • Delivery available on Uber Eats and SkipTheDishes

Rousseau Chocolatier 

  • Free local delivery within central HRM of $30 or more 
  • Visit their website to browse through their products and to order. 
  • Customers can also call 902 802 6463 to order. 

Rudy’s Catering 

  • Offering delivery and curbside pick-up only. 
  • For curbside pick-up, preorder by calling 902-420-0188 or through their website
  • Pre-made meals and bulkfood options 
  • FoodHwy delivery services are 40% off, or use UberEats, SkipTheDishes or DoorDash
  • Bulk meals that can be frozen sold at a discounted rate 
  • If outside delivery radius, will attempt to deliver bulk food purchase for a small additional fee, depending on location 
  • Elderly and immunocomprocmised individuals will be given discounts
  • Rudy's has started a "Buy a Meal" program. Customers can purchase meals that will then be distributed to organizations that work with those in need. To Buy a Meal for someone in need, visit: www.rudyscatering.ca/buy-a-meal/buy-a-meal

Rugova's Pizza

Scanway Catering 

  • Delivery available through Pantry By Scanway. Read through their menu and order here
  • FREE delivery. Minimum order of $50. 

Shiraz Restaurant

  • Available for delivery and take out. Preorder by calling (902) 404-3300.

Shivani's Kitchen

  • Offering FREE delivery for DIY Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikka Masala. 
  • Order through their website.

Shuck Seafood + Raw Bar (NEW)

  • Takeout dinner service available on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Pickup at the Agricola Street Brasserie, 2540 Agricola Street between 3:00pm-7:00pm
  • See their menu here 
  • Email james@rcr.ca to order

Sicilian Pizza

  • Takeout and delivery are open
  • Place order at sicilian.ca for delivery
  • Order using UberEats and SkipTheDishes also

Side Door Supper Club (NEW)

Smokes Poutinerie

  • Take-out is available. Pre-order through their website or the Smoke’s Poutinerie app. 
  • Delivery available through Uber, DoorDash, and SkipTheDishes
  • Kiosk is now open in the #SaltYard on the Waterfront. Follow @smokes_Halifax for more info. 

Snappy Tomato 

Starbucks Barrington (NEW)

Stillwell Bar 

  • Order online at stillwellbrewing.com 
  • Free next-day delivery in the HRM 
  • Minimum of four bottles 
  • More beers will be added to the site 
  • Use code WILDTIME2020 at check out 
  • Include phone number in form so Stillwell can text you at drop off to ensure contactless payment  
  • Purchase gift cards to use later - visit barstillwell.com and click gift cards. They will be held at the location you indicate when purchasing. 
  • Follow @barstillwell on Instagram to keep up to date with availabilities, promotions and more. 

Swee Tea House 

  • Available for take-out. Pre-order by calling 902-422-6066
  • Delivery available through Uber Eats and SkipTheDishes

Taiyaki 52 

  • Take-out available. Pre-order by calling 902-405-1505
  • Delivery available on Uber, SkipTheDishes, Couryah, Foodhwy and Ritual.

Talay Thai 

  • Available for take-out and delivery by calling 902-404-3700

Trident Booksellers & Cafe 

  • FREE delivery for coffee beans, food items, books, and gift certificates on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.
  • View products offered on their Facebook page. 
  • Payment in advance via Mastercard or VISA 
  • Order by calling 902-423-7100

The Bitter End and The Loose Cannon (NEW)

  • Offering grocery package and alcoholic beverage deliveries. View their grocery packages and beverage selections here
  • To order, send name, phone number, and package choice, in an e-mail to thebitterend@eastlink.ca
  • Order must placed by 11:00 am on Thursdays for pick-up or delivery on Fridays and Saturday. Payments and delivery/pick-up schedule will be made over the phone on Thursday evening. 
  • $5 delivery fee within peninsula. $10 off-peninsula delivery fee within 20 km from Argyle Street. 
  • Now offering food kits - Nacho Kit, Charcuterie Date Night and Family Fun Pizza Kits. Visit bitterend.ca or theloosecannon.ca for more information. 

The Daily Grind Bishop's Landing (NEW)

  • The Daily Grind Bishop's Landing is opening May 14 for takeout! 
  • Open 9:00 am - 1:00 pm daily for coffee, baked goods
  • Follow them on Instagram for updates and more information

The Middle Spoon 

  • Full alcoholic cocktail menu, dessert, and light fare available for delivery. Customers can order online
  • Gift cards are also available
  • Offering "Isolation I Love You's". Delivers a giant heart chocolate chip cookie or 6-pack chocolate brownie truffle. E-mail lacey@themiddlespoon.ca with your selection of cookie or truffle, number of each, address for the treats to be delivered, and message for custome note. 
  • Gathering cocktail recipes from public to bottle and sell on the website. Recipe developers will receive $5 for every bottle of cocktails sold. List of ingredients available for cocktail mix can be seen on their social media channels. (Facebook, Instagram)

The Old Apothecary (NEW)

  • Order online by Thursday at midnight for Saturday pickups
  • To view the menu and place your order, click here
  • Pickup between 10:00am - 3:00pm on Saturdays at 1496 Lower Water Street

The Pint Public House 

  • Available for delivery through Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, and DoorDash
  • Orders over $30 will receive free chocolate eruption cake (Add cake to cart and will be credited upon checkout)
  • Check out their menu here 

Tide House Brewing Company 

  • Offering next day home delivery to Clayton Park, Fairview, Spryfield, Downtown Halifax, North and South End, Dartmouth North, and Downtown Dartmouth. 
  • Call (902) 407-2550 to order

Tokyo Roll Halifax 

  • Available for take-out. 
  • For curbside deliveries, call 902-405-8886. Delivery is also available through Foodhwy and SkipTheDishes.

Tomavinos Ristorante

  • Dine in the comfort of your home with Tomavinos Ristorante's take-out and delivery service!
  • View their takeout and delivery menu here: tomavinos.ca/menu
  • Call 902-425-9111 to order, pre-pay and arrange for takeout or delivery. 

Verano Food Purveyors

  • Pick up service. Pre-order by calling 902-407-5550  or ordering online
  • Offering tacos, empanadas, tequeños, arepas, and coffee. 
  • Buy two $25 gift card and get a $10 gift card. Purcase gift cards here

Weird Harbour

  • Open for takeout daily between 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Credit/debit payment preferred
  • Visit them at 1656 Barrington Street and place your order at the pickup counter 

Wooden Monkey (NEW)

  • Curbside takeout and delivery are now available!
  • View their takeout menu here and drinks menu here
  • Orders must be placed one day in advance, between 11:00am and 6:00pm by calling 902-444-3844
  • Schedule delivery or pick up between 4:00pm and 8:00pm the following day
  • Pick up at their Halifax location, 1707 Grafton Street, Halifax.

Wired Monk Coffee Bistro (NEW)

  • Open for in-person service
  • Limit of five customers inside at once


Bicycle Thief

  • UPDATE: Re-opening on June 5

da Maurizio Fine Dining

  • Gift cards available online in any demonination between $25 & $600

Halifax Distilling Co. 

The Old Apothecary 

  • UPDATE: Re-opened June 1

The Ville Caffeine Bar 

  • UPDATE: Re-opened June 1


Argyle Fine Art 

  • Customers can view their gallery and exhibits on their website, on Instagram or Facebook
  • Delivery and pick ups can be arranged
  • In store pick up at either The Loop (1557 Barrington Street) or Argyle Fine Art (1559 Barrington Street)  
  • Buy a gift certificate to use later or join the Argyle Fine Art Society

Art 1274 Hollis 

  • Artworks available for purchase. View artworks in their Facebook page
  • Delivery and pick-up within HRM can be arranged. Payment through e-transfer or credit cards.

Audrey Too 

  • Customers can buy through their online store. Available for delivery and pickup.

Biscuit General Store

  • Biscuit General Store is now offering free contactless pickup or delivery for a $5.00 fee in the HRM
  • You can purchase anything you see on their social media (Instagram & Facebook). Just send them a DM on what you are interested in for more info. 
  • They are also offering virtual shopping via FaceTime - they will walk you aorund their store and show you items, you can ask questions, and tell them what you like/what you are looking for. 
  • They will call you for CC info and to arrange contact-free pickup or delivery. 
  • They are open for pickups at their store on Argyle Street Mondays & Thursdays from 12:00 - 3:00 pm, and deliveries on Tuesdays & Fridays. 

Black Market 

  • Offering curb side pick ups and delivery. Mailing/shipping select products. DM on Facebook and Instagram to order. 
  • Post product offerings regularly on social media. If you're looking for someting, send a DM.
  • Also offering virtual tours. DM to arrange a time. 
  • Gift certificates available for purchase online with $10, $25, $50, and $100 denominations

Blossom Shops 

  • Available for delivery. Order through their website

Board Room Game Café

  • Customers can purchase board games online
  • Free delivery for purchases over $40. Curbside pick-up on Mondays to Fridays from 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm. 
  • For every $40 spent, customers will get free admission to the cafe upon reopening. 

Canook Trading

  • Shop online at http://www.canook.ca/
  • Free delivery within HRM
  • Free shipping within normal timeframe

Drala Books & Gifts, Ltd. 

  • Customers can purchase items on their website. Delivery through parcel or no-contact delivery within HRM is available.
  • Pick up at Grafton Street location also available 
  • Offering “Pay-What-You-Can” for select items. Check their Facebook event page to see the "Pay-What-You-Can" items, free samples, and flash sale items. 
  • Purchase gift cards to use later here


  • Store opening on Tuesday, June 2.
  • Limit of 5 customers allowed in-store at once
  • Hours of operation: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Online shopping is still available

FireWorks Gallery Jewellery 

  • Available for personal shopping. Send a DM through Facebook or Instagram  or send an e-mail to info@fireworksgallery.com to schedule a call or video chat. 
  • $5 flat rate for shipping and for no-contact delivery within HRM 
  • Complimentary gift wrapping  

Freak Lunchbox 

  • Delivery and curbside pickup available. Call 902-420-9151 or visit freaklunchbox.com to order. 
  • Delivery is also available through Uber Eats.

Inkwell Boutique 

  • Online store is always open with affordable shipping options and free shipping over $75. 
  • Contactless curbside pick up also available upon online check-out. Hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Call 902-405-8309 upon arrival. 
  • Gift certificates also available online for shopping in-store at a later date
  • Virtual Personal Shopping is available. Ask for pictures or video of items not available online by emailing hello@inkwellboutique.ca.
    • Payment for Virtual Personal Shopping is made through e-transfer or phoning in credit card information by calling 902-405-8309

KingsPier Vintage

  • Purchase through their Etsy platform
  • Reducing prices by 19%
  • Free delivery within HRM for online purchases
  • Can arrange purchase by email or telephone (902-791-1963) also

K. Penton Gallery

Maps & More, A Travel Store

  • Maps & More is temporarily closed, but if you urgently need maps, books, globes or puzzles, etc. please call 902-422-7106 or 902-423-3202, and sales can be arranged by appointment.

MaryJanes Halifax

  • MaryJanes  is open for store pickup and Canada wide shipping is available
  • Monday to Saturday, 12:00 - 6:00 pm. Must follow proper COVID procedures
  • Free shipping within Canada for orders over $100
  • Keep up to date here

Mountain Equipment Co-Op (NEW)

  • Halifax store is now open with a limited number of people allowed inside at once
  • Reduced hours and services to ensure a safe environment for clients and staff
  • More info here

NSCAD University Art Supply Store 

  • Customers can purchase art supplies through their online store
  • Add items to cart and arrange appointment for pick-up Monday to Friday, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


Taz Records

The Flower Shop 

  • Offering weekly "Bloom Drop" flower deliveries on select days. Visit their Instagram page for dates. 
  • Order bouquets through their website

Scotia Square

  • Adjusted parking rates
  • Food court is takeout only 
  • Most stores have closed except for Lawtons which has adjusted hours: Monday - Sunday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm; Sunday - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. 
  • Keep up to date here

Sherzad’s Tailoring Shop 

  • Offering reusable cotton face masks.
  • $15 for one, $25 for two, $10 for orders over 25 masks. 
  • Pickup is available for smaller quantities anytime during business hours. 
  • Check availability for bigger quantities by calling 902-999-2436 or 902-999-2437.

Strange Adventures 

  • Currently taking mail orders, arranging deliverings within the HRM and curbside pickup. 
  • Accepting etransfers, Paypal, Visa, Mastercard and cash (carefully)
  • Offering free delivery within HRM.
  • For inquiries, call 902-425-2140, send a DM on Facebook or Instagram, or email calum@strangeadventures.com

Teichert Gallery

  • While the Teichert Gallery storefront is temporarily closed, the online store, teichertgallery.ca, is open for business with curbside pickup available by appointment.
  • If you have questions, or want to book an appointment to pick up your purchases, please contact the Gallery at asar@novascotia.ca;  emails are being replied to from Monday to Saturday. 

The Loop - Modern Fibre Craft

Twisted Willow Flowers & Gifts

  • Temporarily closed to foot traffic, but available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm to fulfill orders placed online or by phone 902-422-5683 (delivery only)

Urban Outfitters (NEW)

  • Urban Outfitters on Barrington is open again with reduced hours. 
  • Check out their Instagram page for more info. 

Venus Envy

World Tea House 

  • Pick-up available. Pre-order online or by calling 902-422-8327
  • Available for delivery by shopping online.
  • Order pickup Mon-Fri 11-4pm. Free home delivery for orders over $50. Delivery days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • Free Canada Post shipping for orders over $75. More shipping details here


Alexa Pope  

  • Shop online at www.alexapope.com
  • Worldwide shipping
  • Sign up for their email list and receive 25% off your first purchase
  • Free shipping over $100 across Canada

Amos Pewter

  • Customers can shop online at amospewter.com
  • Offering free shipping on all orders via shipped surface mail within Canada and US. 

Cool as a Moose


East Coast Lifestyle 

  • Customers can purchase products online
  • FREE delivery for orders over $150

Elle Mio Halifax

  • Customers can now purchase products through their website. Free shipping on orders over $99.00 and 15% off your order for a limited time. 
  • Buy a $100 gift card, get a $20 gift card FREE. Call 506-855-4836.

Flower Child

Frida Fine Jewellery

Lisa Drader-Murphy

Murphy’s Company Store 

  • Customers can browse and buy the Murphy’s collections online

Northern Watters Knitwear

NovaScotian Crystal

  • Customer and Sales team available by phone at 902-492-0416 and online during regular business hours (Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm).
  • Order online at https://www.novascotiancrystal.com/
  • Complimentary shipping and delivery within Halifax Regional Municipality. Worldwide shipping is also available. 
  • Complimentary gift wrapping and gift card for every purchase. 
  • Engraving services also available. 
  • Currently not accepting exchanges. NovaScotian Crystal will honour exchanges for products purchased from February 14, 2020 onward. 
  • For repairs, e-mail customerservice@novascotiancrystal.com or call 902-492-0416 


  • Shop online at www.rchmndshop.com and enjoy FREE same-day delivery + FREE shipping across Canada.

Skin Decision Jewelry Boutique

Sparkles and Sawdust 

Thief & Bandit

Urban Outfitters


Avis Car Rental 

  • Vehicle rentals are still available. Make your reservations online
  • Offering a low-rate, one way rentals from any of Avis's locations

Barrington Atlantic Superstore

  • Reduced hours. Now open daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm 
  • Monday - Saturday from 7:00 am - 8:00 am is for seniors and others who require extra assistance ONLY
  • All fees are waived on PC Express online grocery orders for pick up. Plan ahead and order a few days before you need groceries if you order online for pick up. 
  • Fees have been reduced for home delivered items 
  • Maintain social distancing at all times in store

Bend Beauty

  • Bend Beauty is still fulfilling orders online
  • All online orders quality for free shipping until Thursday, April 30, 2020

Captured Escape Rooms 

  • Gift certificates available for purchase online with denominations from $25 to $200

Century 21 All Points 

  • Employees are working from home to provide real estate services. Visit their website for virtual tours and more.

I Heart Bikes

  • Gift cards available online here
  • You can now rent bikes from I Heart Bikes by booking 24 hours in advance. You can either pick-up the bikes at their waterfront locaton or arrange for contactless delivery. All bikes and equipment associated with the rentals are sanitized before and after use. Email info@iheartbikeshfx.com or call 902-719-4325 for more info. 

Insight Optometry (UPDATED)

  • Insight Optometry is open by appointment for eye emergencies and eyeglass repairs and replacements. 
  • Contact lenses, eye drops, and other accessories can be ordered by phone - 902-422-4444
  • Contactless pickup and shipping options are available. 
  • Online shop is  now open. Purchases can be picked up contact-free at the office on Brunswick Street Monday-Friday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm or they can ship to your door, anywhere in Canada! SHOP now. 

Interlude Spa

Life SalonSpa 

  • Life SalonSpa is continuing to offer curbside pickup of retail products while they are closed. Email your order to life@lifesalonspa.com and they will be in touch to arrange credit card payment and a pickup date
  • You can still make appointments for when they re-open 
  • ​Customers can purchase gift cards online 

Lifemark Physiotherapy 

  • Offering one-on-one assessment, evaluation, and/or review your current rehabilitation progress. 
  • Call 1-855-485-1344 or email info@lifemark.ca to learn more or to book an appointment

Maritime Chiropractic & Wellness

  • Offering Telerehabilitation, where you can set an online appointment with a therapist to deliver care at a distance. 
  • More information and book your sessions through their website.

Neptune Theatre 

  • Currently available online for sale at Neptune Theatre:
    • 2020/2021 Subscription packages - The best seats at the best  prices! 
    • Neptune Theatre gift certificates 
    • Single tickets on sale for Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert and Neptune Theatre School's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid
    • Neptune Theatre School Summer Camps and Classes
  • Offering a Neptune Theatre gift certificates for Mothers' Day. Visit their website for more information. 
  • Selling tickets for the Dream It Lottery, where you can win $3100 cash! Buy your lottery tickets here.

Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo

  • Buy tickets online for the Play Together, Win Together Online 50/50 – supports the Tickets for Veterans Program and the triumphant return of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo in 2021. 3 for $20, 10 for $50, and 30 for $90. 
  • Buy gift certificates and other Tattoo merchandise at https://shop.nstattoo.ca/

Sailor Bup’s Barbershop

  • Purchase gift cards online in $30, $50, $100, and $200 denominations

Saint Lou’s Gentleman’s Barbershop 

  • Offering gift cards. Order by sending a DM on their Instagram page.

Segway Nova Scotia 

  • Offering gift cards for Segway tours at 25% off online

Sin on Skin Tattoos 

Spirit Spa 

  • Customers can buy products and gift cards online
  • FREE shipping on all orders

The Printing House (TPH) 

  • TPH is ready to help with your efforts in reopening your business safely. Whether you need posters to educate physical distancing measures; directional markers for stairwells, store aisles, parking lots; floor graphics for distancing in lobbies, waiting areas, elevator, outdoor & walkway signage; or even custom cut Plexi-glass barriers for reception areas, there are many options to help you prepare. Visit www.tph.ca to see samples of these and other solutions.
  • Contact TPH Halifax directly at jingraham@tph.ca or 902-422-7730, or submit orders online at www.tph.ca/059.
  • For the safety of our customers and employees, local delivery is available.


  • The TEN SPOT is now taking retail requests for delivery or contactless pick up. They will take your credit card payment over the phone and help coordinate delivery/contactless pick up. For more information, click here 
  • OR buy a 10spot gift card for later use here



  • Buy gift cards to use later
  • Shop from small businesses online
  • Call in your orders
  • Support small businesses without spending money by liking, commenting on, and sharing their posts on social media; leaving a positive review for them; giving them a shoutout on your social platforms;  or recommending them to friends. Or just reach out to your favourite small business owners and employees to see how they are doing. They'd love to hear from you!


If you want to stick close to home, consider supporting businesses in your area. Links to what's open below:

For more information and resources on the COVID-19 pandemic, visit downtownhalifax.ca/covid19

For a list of businesses and organizations that are temporarily closed, events that have been cancelled, and a list of restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit downtownhalifax.ca/closed

What to stay connected with #DowntownHalifax attractions and businesses? Click here for a list of virtual events and programming. 

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