Late-night feasting in Halifax

As is Canadian tradition, you can sometimes be caught with an insatiable craving for poutine at one in the morning. Lucky for you, but unlucky for your cholesterol levels, Halifax offers that and much more at hours that are, frankly, unreasonable to expect fries with melted cheese curds and gravy.

Willy's Fresh Cut Fries & Burgers

5239 Blowers St, Halifax, NS B3J 1J8

If you're looking for the best place to get your late-night snack attack on, look no further than Willy's Burgers. Located on Blowers Street, just beside Pizza Corner, Willy's is known for the best poutine in the city. Not only does it cater to the fries-and-cheese aficionados, but meat-eaters and vegetarians alike love the meat and veggie burgers.

The Stubborn Goat Gastropub

1579 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2C3

Walking into this little gastropub, located on Grafton Street in downtown Halifax, you are immediately greeted by the warm atmosphere. It's the perfect place for anyone to sit back and enjoy a meal. The food is perfection, and the staff are friendly and attentive. Open late, this is a must-stop place for anyone who finds themselves in downtown late at night or very early in the day.

Tom's Little Havana

5428 Doyle St, Halifax, NS B3J 4A8

Located near Spring Garden Road, this is the quintessential Nova Scotia pub. Packed with old-world charm, Tom's Little Havana provides intimate spaces to enjoy some late-night pub food and enjoy a nice ale to wash it all down. Add in friendly and courteous staff, and it's no wonder Tom's makes regulars out of many of its happy customers.

King Of Donair

6422 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, NS B3L 1A8

King of Donair is a name heard often late at night, and it's chiefly known for its namesake – the classic Halifax donair. While there have been challengers to the mighty throne, the donairs offered at this stop are excellent. Aside from donairs, this spot serves plenty of other delicious food that is sure to satisfy any late-night hankering. It's perfect for popping in to grab a tasty bite after a night on the town or when a sudden hunger catches you any time of day.

The Bicycle Thief

1475 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z2

Located on Lower Water Street, the Bicycle Thief boasts beautiful views of the Halifax Harbour and warm, friendly service. This establishment is the perfect place to head to for a nice relaxing meal after a night out, but you can just as easily make this spot your chief destination. With delicious food, great summer patios and a stylish atmosphere, there's nothing better than enjoying the best the Bicycle Thief has to offer.

Smoke's Poutinerie

5236 Blowers St, Halifax, NS B3J 1J7

Another little late-night hotspot located near Pizza Corner is Smoke's Poutinerie. With thoughtful service, creative ingenuity and poutine options as far as the eye can see, you can even satisfy your midnight lobster poutine cravings. Aside from traditional poutine, this spot caters to the vegetarian crowd with a mushroom gravy option for those veggie lovers just dying to get their poutine on.

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