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Red Stag Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-422-0275
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was very fresh and very tasty. Our order came to us as ordered. We had Fish and Chips and the wonderful appetizer - Lobster Dip with 3 different types of bread/crackers. The night we went there was Trivia being played, we did not play however throughly enjoyed the game as others played. Great get together for family and... More 

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Thank Colleen K
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We missed the tour of the brewery, but visited the pub for supper. We were happy to see Alberta beef on the menu, since we needed a bit of a break from seafood. Both and the steak sandwich, and the 10 oz. steak were wonderful and well prepared. The service was quick and friendly. I tried the Alexander Keith's Cider,... More 

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Thank Amanda L
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Amanda, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that everything was delicious, and the service was great! We hope you come back soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Organized a lunch following a visit to Pier 21 and Kevin and staff were most accommodating.The food was great and most of the group enjoyed the fish and chips which were excellent accompanied by a cool beer. Would recommend this for a party as there is a great room upstairs

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Thank Jane M
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Jane, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at The Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that everything was enjoyable. We hope to see you and your gang again soon! Cheers! Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Wolfville, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came here for my birthday and it was a great place to spend it! We had an amazing waitress who was very attentive and just an overall nice person, I loved the whole old fashion feel of the restaurant it was very inviting as well as an interesting experience. The food was absolutely amazing, I asked... More 

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Thank 302cal98
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. I would love to hear more about your stay if you would email me at gfraser@redstag.ca we could talk more. I am delighted you enjoyed your birthday with us, and we hope... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by the tavern for a late lunch on a windy, rainy day while our cruise ship was in Halifax. Was by myself as the rest of the party couldn't handle the wind and rain. The pub looked inviting so, why not? Asked my waitress (more on that later) what she recommended and she unhesitatingly recommended the fish and chips.... More 

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Thank Brian B
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. I would love to hear more about your stay if you would email me at gfraser@redstag.ca we could talk more. We hope to see you again soon the next time you're in... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Red Stag for lunch and had the lobster mac and cheese, it was so good i came back for dinner and had the seafood fettuccine. Great value, the food on the harbour in Halifax is really expensive and the Red Stag gives the most bang for your buck. Fun pub atmosphere. Highly recommend a Keith's with your... More 

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Thank pinkjet
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Guilford, Indiana
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Here for dinner. Food and service excellent. Located in the brewery so all their beer available. They offer a 3 glass sampler which my brother tired and I had the hard cider which was tasty. The bacon wrapped scallops with maple syrup were fantastic.

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Thank LindaLin63
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Stag. I am delighted to hear everything was to your satisfaction. We hope you stop by again soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went for lunch in September and sat on the roof patio. Very loud from the construction next door. The waiter offered to move us but we thought they would take a lunch break. They did. We placed our food order. Construction started 30 minutes later and no food. Food arrived. I could see brown on the lettuce leaves in... More 

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Thank Ernie_L2012
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Ernie, Thank you for taking time to bring this to my attention. I am sorry to hear your visit wasn't up to our usual standards. Please accept my sincere apology. We usually pride ourselves on our good food, and better service so to hear this wasn't your experience is regrettable. We hope you give us another chance to wow... More 

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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not sure if it was the beautiful October weather, beer or patio, but when I ordered fish & chips here, they really hit the spot...one of the best I've had in awhile...not that I'm a connoisseur of fish and chips...they had a great crunch and the tartar sauce was different. And like so many places here, service was great.

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Thank Jason F
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Jason, Thanks for taking the time to review your experiences at the Stag. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your Fish and Chips experience with us! We pride ourselves in our fish and chips. We hope to see you again for some more fish! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and was not disappointed. Great service and wonderful food. Seafood chowder was excellent and the Lunenburg Stout on tap was FANTASTIC ! We will be coming back !

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Thank Noel F
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Noel, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you come back soon to have more stouts! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-0275
Description
Your neighbourhood pub in the downtown core of Halifax Nova Scotia.

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