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Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub

) #21 of 569 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%
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“irish stew” (11 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“lamb stew” (5 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 478 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The calamari is great, and Irish coffee was delicious. It has a party attmosphere and the service is spot on.

Thank Tony S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Great wooden bar, great beer selection, great service. I had the pub curry this time and it was fantastic for a rainy day. Had a pint of Guinness and another of Kilkenny. Mags (I think) the bartender was from Ireland so she gave me some...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here around 7pm on a Sunday, the place is dimly lit (in my opinion) and the layout is confusing if you've never been here before. Our server was very attentive and the place was clean. My only gripes are that the drink prices...More

Thank Courtney D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first meal in Halifax and we were definitely not disappointed. I prefer Halibut over Haddock but I must say the meal was fantastic. Our waitress never made us wait long and was nicely attentive without going overboard. She was friendly, polite and...More

Thank bittenbytravelbug10
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 4 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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