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Lower Deck - Downtown Halifax

$$ - $$$, ,
1887 Upper Water St | c/o Historic Properties, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
+1 902-425-1501
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“nachos” (31 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
“haddock” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1887 Upper Water St | c/o Historic Properties, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after the Mooseheads game with colleagues and had a great time! The band (Shaydid) was fantastic. They played a wide range of music and were highly engaged with the audience. The bar and wait staff were friendly as well - will definitely go...More

Thank kjtravel_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a Sunday night to watch Signal Hill. I had the lobster dip and fries, which was awesome! They give you several different chips and pita to go with it, and the dip was amazing. The atmosphere is very loud, dark and crowded....More

Thank Rudoskis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two couples, after an afternoon of visiting pubs and a restaurant, came to The Lower Deck for some live music and "by the bar dancing". We all had a great time and the bartenders rocked. A fun place to go for an afternoon lunch also,...More

Thank janramreview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lower Deck has been around for many many years. Located on the Halifax waterfront, always has 1st rate local entertainment which is the main reason flock to the Lower Deck. But they have a great selection of great food. They have friendly, helpful staff...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Upper deck. Too many stairs, not enough seating, not enough coat hangers. Food was ok. Band was awesome! Elevator was not allowed to be used, felt bad for the band.

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Our hockey team and parents came here for dinner on a Friday nigh at 5:00 p.m. We seated in the lower level. My daughter had the chicken tortellini. She thought it was okay. I had the fish cakes and spinach salad (came with my meal)....More

Thank Qfamily5
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My wife and I went there before going to a hockey game. The food and service was great. Would definitely recommend.

Thank André N
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome night until the very aggressive egotistical bouncer “Brady” decided to get very aggressive with all of the ladies on our group to sit down and not stand up and enjoy the music of Paul Lamb. Been her 100’s of times in the past few...More

Thank flyeaglesfly44
Mike C, Owner at Lower Deck - Downtown Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for reviewing your last stay with us! It has been house roles since we opened our doors in 1974 that patrons are not permitted to dance in front of the band or in between the tables to ensure everyone can enjoy the sights...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

tourists in town for the weekend. The bar was next door to our hotel so we dropped in for pints. Loved the bartender! My wife wanted a gin and tonic and he simply replied "beer or whiskey!" haha loved it! Great band. great feel. After...More

Thank dsato19
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I love the regular nachos here! With all the veggies and loads of cheese, it’s a go to comfort appetizer me and my husband crave. The last time we went with our friends, we added extra beef! It was the best! With this alone, you...More

Thank maria b
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Questions & Answers
3 September 2017|
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Response from michaelmaloney | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. 9 for the music.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Property representative |
Marriot Habourfront is the closest! There is also the Delta Halifax and Barrington that are close by.
20 January 2017|
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Response from JDavidHalifax | Reviewed this property |
Any age - 19 or over to drink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1887 Upper Water St | c/o Historic Properties, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-1501
  • E-mail
The Lower Deck "Where the Music flows as Freely as the Ale, And Good Times are Guaranteed."
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