About Cut Steakhouse
CUT Steakhouse offers a fine dining experience sure to please the most sophisticated of diners. Our menu's main attraction is the dry aged USDA prime beef, aged and butchered in-house by our own exacting specifications. Start your evening with a glass of award-winning wine or perhaps a popular craft beer. From our menu, savour a dry-aged New York Striploin, delicious Paradise Farm's Rib-eye, local tenderloin or Wagyu beef all cooked to your specifications. Finish off with an amazing sampling of fine cheeses, a specialty liqueur and a decadent dessert. Downstairs, SHUCK Seafood + Raw Bar features a seafood market with a wide selection of Nova Scotia product delivered daily. Enjoy oysters on the half shell, crudo, ceviche or whole fresh fish prepared to your liking. In the summer, sit outside on our beautiful patio overlooking the Halifax waterfront.
Steak, Contemporary American, Global, International
Hours of Operation:
Dinner, nightly from 5:30pm - 10:00pm last seating
Lower Water St
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
CUT is owned by RCR Hospitality Group, Halifax's leader in off-premise catering, offering the same high level of dining off-site as at the restaurant.
Ample pay parking just across the street in the Waterfront Development parking lot.
Chef Luis Clavel
Private Party Facilities:
A private or semi-private booking at CUT Steakhouse will provide not only the perfect backdrop for your event, but will indulge your guests in a spectacular dinner featuring the finest beef skillfully prepared by our chef de cuisine.
Private Party Contact:
Melissa Carey: 8553983265
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Cut Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews
We chose not to have steak but rather La ...
We chose not to have steak but rather Lamb and Duck. A terrible mistake since neither had any taste, was bland and unrecognizable as to what we were eating. Unfortunate since we have had great steaks at the CUT in the past. Clearly the chef knows nothing about cooking Lamb or Duck or in presenting such product on a plate. The potato was huge, one would have sufficed or a smaller one each. I did not get my beets as ordered. The beans had a unique taste that neither of us liked nor recognized. The salad however was the bright light in evening and very tasty. The service was sporadic and at times we felt it was an inconvenience for the staff. Suggest you stick with cooking steak and remove other alternatives from your menu since your chef clearly has neither the ability or skill to handle other meals which in any other restaurant would have been of a much higher quality, taste and presentation. Perhaps a new chef may help.
Exceptional in every way - 5 star I hav ...
Exceptional in every way - 5 star
I have many "go to" favs on my day to day, best dressed restaurant list;however overall if your looking to raise the bar a little for an occasion, The Cut certainly is a "cut above the rest" - Your Welcome.
While the meal and the wine recommendati ...
While the meal and the wine recommendation were excellent, we were extremely disappointed that you no longer offer the exceptional carrot cake that once was on the menu. I have recommended your restaurant to many, raving over the carrot cake. I was so looking forward to finishing my meal with it and a cup of coffee and was extremely disappointed to be told it was no longer an option. Sigh.
Enjoyed very much. The service was exce ...
Enjoyed very much. The service was excellent. The staff very accomadating.Ihad elderly folks with us and they arranged elavator transport for them. Thetableside caesar salad was amazing. Are you open for lunch?. Would recommend CUT
This was the best meal I have ever had i ...
This was the best meal I have ever had in my life. My boyfriend and I went to The Cut for my birthday and we both ordered a strip-loin steak. This steak would melt in your mouth. It is a very romantic setting with elegance and class. A very true representation of fine dining.
The service was very good - our server w ...
The service was very good - our server was attentive and appeared knowledgeable of the cuts of meat and aging process, as well as beef locale. We did find the lighting to dim to actually see the menu (the average population is aging and our eye sight is declining, we need better light) Our table was less than a foot from the table behind us, when seated. Dinner was $440 for 4 people plus tip. For that price, I would have expected a little more distance between the tables. We did have a nice dinner, we were not made to feel rushed in any way.
This was the first time for my wife and ...
This was the first time for my wife and I. This was a special occasion for us as the night was our 40th wedding anniversary. The staff was more than excellent especially one in particular, name has been forgotten, but I will describe to be the best of my memory (MOE). This is not the exact name by hopefully this will identify the server. My retirement as a S/Sgt, of a plain clothes section on the south shore, as the up and coming retirement of my wife Helen from the school board made all of the eventfully very special to us. The oysters were extreme to myself as well the steak dinner. We will definitely be returning. Please pass this message to all of concerns
Service was incredible and food was abso ...
Service was incredible and food was absolutely amazing. Server was Rohit (check spelling) - he was incredibly friendly, knowledgeable, and our every need was attended to before we asked. He nailed the wine selection! Will definitely be visiting again and will request Rohit as our server.
Great Steaks. All around the food was ...
Great Steaks. All around the food was very good and lots of it. My only issue is we were a party of 6 and I wish they had round tables. The rectangular ones make conversation hard with people at the other end of the table. Definitely would go back and highly recommend it.
We arrived 15 minutes early and were pro ...
We arrived 15 minutes early and were promptly seated. Our waiter came to great us and was pleasant. We ordered champagne and oysters. So far so good. Waiter was very knowledgeable about stakes and we place our orders. 3 had steak and 2 of us order fish. The oysters and champagne arrived promptly but we waited a while for oysters. They came and were fresh... bread was also fresh and warm... we were off to a good start. then over an hour and a half went by before we got our meals. then it was down hill from there. Not only was our meal very slow to arrive, the food was barely warm at best. I mentioned it to the server and he seamed a bit upset about it. our fish was poached and just a bland soggy mess. The stakes were less impressive than The Keg. I was a bit disappointed that the chef did not come out to speak with us after I politely mentioned that all our food was not hot. After our entrees were finished we were comped with 3 free deserts to share... good save! They were all delicious! It feels like something was off in the kitchen that night. I hope for them that it is not a regular occurrence... but I must say that at those prices it was a big disappointment. Not sure I would go back and not sure I would recommend this place...
The food was excellent and well cooked. ...
The food was excellent and well cooked. However the service was somewhat disappointing. There were no recommendations or alterations to accommodate allergies. Simple changes and suggestions would have gone a long way.
Very nice atmosphere, good menu, service ...
Very nice atmosphere, good menu, service started great then sort of died off, asked for extra butter and never got it. My steak was just okay, my husband's was tough and dry. We felt it was overpriced for the value, and we do not mind spending money for good food. We were overall disappointed.
The food was excellent. Not all covered ...
The food was excellent. Not all covered up with sauces hiding inferior food. The food was clean and fresh and very tasty. This was our second time there and we will be back. Staff was lovely. French fries were the best I have ever had. The music was a little loud at the beginning.
OK, have been here before and it was per ...
OK, have been here before and it was perfectly fantastic. Was so excited to return. But terribly disappointed. At least half the steaks at our table were over cooked, not perfectly to order as on previous visit. It's a steakhouse, so I think it's fair to expect this, no? The sides were very good, especially French fries and bread pudding. Dessert menu leaves a lot to be desired, IMO. Expensive night out with drinks and wine but the steaks not done right, even second time around, was seriously disappointing. Also, hostess folded napkins, pushed in chairs and didn't speak to us, or even smile...very odd.
We were there for our third anniversary ...
We were there for our third anniversary and were treated like royalty. They even brought desert out on a plate that had chocolate written Happy Anniversary. Over two hours there and would not hesitate to go back again.
The food is AMAZING. The staff very kno ...
The food is AMAZING. The staff very knowledgeable. Our wait time for the food and then again for the dessert was quite long though. It was very busy that night but we waited an hour for dessert which seems a little crazy.
Good, but expensive.
This was not our first trip to CUT - we go there on special occasions as it is not exactly a budget friendly location. The food is always of a very high standard and the staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The atmosphere is one of quiet elegance and the mini loaf of banana bread they give you when you leave is delicious.
Cut is always wonderful. The dry-aged st ...
Cut is always wonderful. The dry-aged steaks are amazing. I have noticed a decline in quality since the new chef took over, but it is still delicious. The carrot cake donuts are sorely missed from the dessert menu...
We wanted to take two friends out for di ...
We wanted to take two friends out for dinner to thank them for helping us over the winter. We chose CUT as we all love steak and none of us had eaten there previously. From the moment we were greeted at the door, we had a great experience. Loved the Caesar prepared at the table, the starter shrimp dish and the Chef's salad. Three of us had Nova Scotia bone-in rib eyes that were prepared perfectly, from medium rare minus to medium well done! The tenderloin was also a big hit. Finally, the sides of beets, green beans, and mushrooms were great only to be outdone by the most delicious mashed potatoes and an enormous baked potato. We stayed for over three hours - and hated to go home. Nice touch when each couple was given a little nut loaf to take home for breakfast. Terrific evening, outstanding attention to detail from staff. Nicest dining experience I've had in Halifax in many years! It's not inexpensive but was worth it when we could make an evening of a remarkable dinner.
Just want to say thanks to the staff at the cut for a good evening! David our server was awesome! Our steaks were great... Our appetizers weren't as good though. Ordered the shrimp made with the jalapeño and they were cold, and undercooked our ceaser salad had too much mustard. But we would return again it was just a little snag in what I thought was a wonderful night!
Great relaxed atmosphere and food.
David made our first experience at The Cut a fantastic one, he answered all our questions with ease and was quick to respond with great suggestions when asked. It was a very relaxed and enjoyable evening. The lobster risotto was absolutely delicious and we loved the ability to mix and share our requested side dishes. The wine list was extensive and again David helped us pair a great Bordeaux with our meal.
Found the cut pomme de terre highly salt ...
Found the cut pomme de terre highly salty, and was disappointed in the new dessert menu. The old desserts were fantastic!
Service however was outstanding.
I will give this establishment another try, but will not recommend until I have done so.
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