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Jack Astor's Bar and Grill

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American, Bar, Canadian, Grill
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184 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5, Canada
+1 902-450-1370
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We sat at the bar (because the restaurant was pretty busy) and had the best time ever! The three bartenders that were on were lovely and skillful. Our service was exceptional. The food was delicious too! Had BBQ burger and Long Board Nachos. We'd deffinetly go back again!

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Thank Joanne F
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I took my niece there for dinner before a movie, we ordered drinks that we never got, the food wasn't that great, had to flag down a waitress a few times to ask about our order and drinks after they took the orders, never did get the drinks. I won't be going back there any time soon I can tell... More 

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Thank Jeannette C
SIRdarce, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Astor's Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Jeanette, Thank you for sharing your feedback. At Jack's we always strive to bring you the very best dining experience and I'm so sorry our service was so inattentive during your visit. Please contact our general manager Steve, at JacksBayersLakeGM@sircorp.com so he may personally address your concerns. Hope to see you again, Darce L, Jack Astor's Guest Response More 

Moose Jaw, Canada
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257 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

First time here, but service and food was fantastic. Steak done to perfection. Wife's salad was awesome. Waitress was really nice person and really wanted us to be happy.

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Thank Huntlg
Kitchener, Canada
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159 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

First two times I've ever ate at JA's and I was really surprised. This is way beyond regular bar & grill fare. The first night I ordered Atlantic Salmon with a quinoa/ rice and there were a lot of flavours on that dish. The second night I went a little lighter with a crispy quinoa chicken and slaw and again... More 

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Thank John F
North Rustico, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The staff is so friendly and they had to move our tables so he gave us a free apitizer. Steven is a great general manager and the wait staff are great

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Thank mickeylee2015
New Glasgow, Canada
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a visit to Peggy's Cove. Place was hopping but grabbed a seat in bar area without any waiting. Ordered bacon cheeseburgers one Jacked Up and one Wimp 😊 They were amazing. Hot and tasty and so fresh. Asked one of the servers (Dorf) what we should have for dessert and she recommended their Caramel Lady... More 

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Thank Kimru
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Gone to this place a few times. Love the food but my last visit was not so good. Very busy and a very long wait for the food. Had hair in the dip I ordered and had it returned and was told a new one would be made and was served the same dip with the hair scooped out. I... More 

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Thank Semira H
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Semira, I'd like to reach out and thank you for your feedback. At Jack's we always strive to bring you the very best dining experience, and I'm so sorry our service was not on point during your visit. Please contact our general manager Mac, at JacksBayersLakeGM@SIRCorp.com so he may personally address your concerns. Thanks again for your feedback, Darce... More 

Halifax
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This restaurant used to have a very good menu especially their smoke meat sandwich, now it's all change, not much of a menu and prices are out this world for you get.wife ordered a tuna sandwich which was suppose to be seared but no just raw if she wanted sushi we wold go to the proper place. service was below... More 

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Thank Louis G
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Louis, I'd like to reach out and thank you for your feedback. Our Ahi Tuna is always served raw (just seared on the outside), and I'm sorry your server didn't make that clear. At Jack's we take our food very seriously and use the freshest available ingredients to make the majority of our dishes in-house. The quality of our... More 

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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our first time here and I can't say enough good things. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. Can't wait to go back!!!!!

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Thank luvpeigal
Halifax, Canada
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Two of us just this week ate there, one had the Classic burger with a Caesar Salad and the other (myself) had the Chicken Parmigiana. Both were excellent and filling. No desserts today. As usual though with most restaurants, the slowest thing was trying to get the final bill.

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Thank teddifax1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-450-1370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?