Halifax has no shortage of unique date spots, whether your partner loves pizza, theatre, drinking or really anything else. So naturally, if your date is constantly looking for their next sugar high, this sweet city has a great selection of spots to take them for a tasty treat.
Whether you're planning your date around sugar being the main food group, or just looking for somewhere to go after dinner for dessert, take your sweet for a treat at any of the spots on the list below and you will undoubtedly be raking in the brownie points.
1. Freak Lunchbox // 1729 Barrington St
Freak Lunchbox is a candy lover's paradise. Bring your date here and treat them to a choice of dozens of different types of candy, or one of their delicious milkshakes.
2. Middle Spoon Desserterie // 1563 Barrington St
Middle Spoon is perfect for a more special date night, with a romantic atmosphere and desserts to die for. We recommend the chocolate lava cake with cheesecake pieces on top!
3. Sweet Hereafter Cheesecakery // 6148 Quinpool Rd
Cheesecake lovers, this one's for you! Bring your bae to Sweet Hereafter and let them choose from a variety of delicious cheesecakes; they're as tasty as they are aesthetically pleasing!
4. Le French Fix Patisserie // 5233 Prince St
In classic French tradition, Le French Fix offers your choice of fresh baked French pastries, as well as a choice of freshly baked macarons to enjoy! This one's perfect if your love has a sweet tooth but isn't huge on cakes and candy.
5. Sweet Jane’s Gifts and Confectionary // 1300 Queen St
This sweet spot will bring out the kid in you. Sweet Jane's obviously offers a huge selection of bulk candy to support you or your date's sugar high, but they also have a great selection of quirky gifts, so you can leave here with a sugar rush and cute little souvenir of your date.
6. Beaver Tails // 1751 Lower Water St
Every true Canadian knows that Beaver Tails are a true Canadian delicacy. No sweet date would be complete without a trip to this booth on Lower Water St, and when the Emera Oval turns into a skating rink in the winter, a Beaver Tails food truck parks right outside for the perfect winter date.
7. Dee Dee’s Ice Cream // 5668 Cornwallis St
Every true ice cream lover knows that it doesn't need to be the middle of summer to enjoy frozen treat. Dee Dee's offers a delicious selection of ice cream year round, and whether you're coming here for dessert or simply stopping by for a sweet treat, you will not be disappointed.
8. Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory // 1475 Lower Water St
If your love loves history with their dessert, bring them to Rum Runners. All their cakes are made fresh with real Nova Scotia rum and whiskey, and they're served up with the story of Halifax in the Prohibition era!
9. Sugah! // 1479 Lower Water St
Sugah! is guaranteed to satisfy your sugar craving. With all ice cream and confections hand crafted in store, you're sure to be getting the freshest local ingredients for the absolute tastiest sweets!
10. Scanway Bakery // 1567 Grafton Street
For all your baked good cravings you must visit Scanway on Barrington! Upgrade from Tim Hortons with a coffee and doughnut from this downtown gem.