The Canteen on Portland

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The Canteen on Portland

The Canteen a full service neighbourhood restaurant in Downtown Dartmouth, serving up chef-inspired seasonal fare for lunch, brunch and dinner. After three years operating as a sandwich shop, The Canteen made the move two blocks away to a new a brand new space Portland Street.

At the helm in the kitchen is award-winning chef and owner Renee Lavallee. Her menus are influenced by classic French, Italian and traditional Nova Scotian cuisine – with a little bit of RenĂ©e’s magic thrown in. Signature items include The Canteen Burger, The Crobster Roll, Seafood Chowder and Brioche Donuts.

Reservations encouraged.

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Open Tuesday to Thursday, 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-9pm
Friday, 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm
Saturday, 1oam-2pm, 5pm-10pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays

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