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Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub

) #21 of 574 Restaurants in Halifax $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-406-7640
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (11 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“lamb shank” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 485 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Went of a Friday night to this well known pub. Busy as heck so be prepared. We shared the Calamari appetizer which was OK. I had the Chacuterie plate and I did not like it at all. In fact the Duck was inedible with the...More

Thank Therandman
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a late lunch here as it was recommended by our cab driver. This is a large restaurant/bar and, of course, you can get authentic Irish beer, including Kilkenny, Guiness.....lots of other choices. The food was good quality and the service was excellent.

Thank MJ B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good beer, good food, friendly service, usually have some type of entertainment, and it's a good place to meet up.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch here today, food was amazing service on the other hand was absolute crap! I recommend you don't get the server Kathy, she is very unprofessional didnt offer if we wanted more drinks or Never even came over and asked how our meal...More

Thank Chantal S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Durty Nellies the first night in Halifax. The seafood chowder was so good we went back the next day for lunch. It was a little crowded and noisy, but it was a young bar so to be expected. I would go back anytime....More

2  Thank Lynndomitrek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a bit over the top with the faux Irish thing, but you can just sit back and watch the fun. Lots of tourists and locals, drinking, eating and dancing.

Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We dropped in for some Pub grub and was not disappointed. We had potato skins and chicken strips as we weren't in the mood for a full meal. Potato skins were awesome, typical of what you would find in a pub. We have tried skins...More

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I really enjoyed the food. Seafood chowder was great and the sweet potato fries with the curry sauce was to die for. We went on a Friday night we enjoyed it but we felt it was a bit noisy after 9:00 maybe it's oout age...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Irish pub atmosphere. Serves Guinness as well as other Irish beers. Good menu selection. Good food reasonable prices. Located close to Neptune Theatre

Thank 50lyndad
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome bangers and mash and amazing lamb stew...dessert sticky pudding....the best! Waited was fast and friendly. music was great as was the Guinness

Thank Kate H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-7640
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