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There are more than 1,300 Nova Scotia Restaurants. While lobster takes centre stage as our most famous food, there's so much more than our superb seafood on the menu across the province.

Look for the Taste of Nova Scotia logo when you're dining out. It will point you to the restaurants using our delicious local produce and seafood from blueberries to maple syrup to Digby scallops. Chefs across the province revel in creating new dishes that emphasize our seasonal harvests and our rich cultural influences. Dine on exquisite cuisine from internationally-renowned, award-winning chefs across the province. These restaurants will delight you with the excellence and global influences of their fare.

Click here for a full list of Halifax restaurants from e-Dining.

Food as the Main Event

Nova Scotia Scallops

Food is always a big feature at our festivals and events. Take in the month-long, province-wide Savour Food and Wine Festival in February, and find a new pairing for your favourite Nova Scotia wine. Head for Englishtown on Cape Bretons' Cabot Trail to get your fill of mollusks at the community's Musselfest. Hubbards on the South Shore is home to an annual Craft and Chowder festival. Explore the Nova Scotia Multicultural Festival in Dartmouth, featuring over 25 ethno-cultural groups and their cuisine. Special events across the province often include workshops, food and wine pairings, and seminars from our award-winning chefs, sommeliers, and vintners.