Best Places to Eat Lunch in Halifax


Even the most dedicated brown-bagger needs to get out of the office once in a while, and enjoy lunch somewhere new for a change! Where is the best place to eat lunch in downtown Halifax? At Bishop’s Landing, we have options to satisfy all tastes and dietary requirements—sushi, sandwiches, pasta, lunch to go, healthy juices and smoothies, and gluten free and vegetarian lunch options.

The Bicycle Thief (open from 11:30 am)


If a long morning has you craving savoury Italian fusion, The Bicycle Thief has an incredible lunch menu with everything from handmade ravioli  to housemade burgers with hand cut frites.  If you’re in a hurry, try the two-minute Calamari with garlic and sundried tomato aioli.

See The Bicycle Thief lunch menu »

Ristorante a Mano (open from 11:30 am)


For more traditional Italian food, head across the courtyard to Ristorante a Mano, whose lunchtime pizzas are a huge hit with the 9 to 5 crowd. Choose favourites like margherita and pepperoni pizzas, or try something new—like a pizza topped with crispy pancetta or homemade meatballs. They also offer a full menu of housemade pastas, innovative salads, and much more!

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​Hamachi House (open 11:30 am – 3:00 pm for lunch)


Searching for a new downtown sushi spot? Hamachi House has nigiri sushi, sashimi, and sushi lunch combination plates to satisfy your craving! A great place for lunch meetings, you can also choose from handmade steak burgers, seafood dishes, curries, and teppanyaki lunch options.

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Smiling Goat Organic Espresso Bar (open from 7:00 am)


The Smiling Goat isn’t just for your morning coffee (although they do that really, really well)! They have a full kitchen, where they create some of the most delicious quick lunches in downtown Halifax.

Choose from handmade sandwiches and paninis, healthy and hearty soups and salads, and delicious baked goods for dessert. They also offer vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free lunch options when available. Plus, you can top up on caffeine so you’re ready to face the rest of the workday.

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​Juice Press Inc. (open from 8:00 am)

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​If a light and healthy lunch option is what you’re looking for—or you need some quick energy to go—stop in to Juice Press Inc. and pick up one of their freshly pressed raw juice blends. Packed full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, their fresh juices are delicious and make for an easy, ultra-healthy lunch option in downtown Halifax. Plus, they now offer salads and daily specials such as avocado pudding!

See Juice Press Inc.’s fresh juice menu »

Whatever your tastes, Bishop’s Landing has tons of lunch options for you, your friends, and your coworkers! Come check us out for lunch today.