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The Port

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Brew Pub, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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980 Terry's Creek Road, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P1T0, Canada
+1 902-542-5555
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bedford, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's totally worth the drive if you are visiting the Halifax area. Drive through Wolfville and get an old school Boston feel. When you arrive at the Port you'll find it warm, stylish, comfortable and a perfect destination for a big or small lunch. We did an 80th birthday party here for my mom and they made the most stunning... More 

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Thank m0llyhay
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we love special requests from our guests & completely agree the View from the "Blue Room" is stunning also the Korean sirloin is fabulous! More 

Halifax, Canada
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Wolfville and wondering where to eat, when a friend reminded me the Port is only 6 minutes away by car. I stopped into the craft brewery next door and had a tour and a great chat with one of the proprietors. Then next door for an excellent dining experience, as hoped and expected. There was a live... More 

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Thank P W
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to out location! More 

Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is noisy and busy, but a great place to meet friends and have good drinks and food. It is just one of the several good places to eat in the area. One of the best.

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Thank Deesturber
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that our hard work led by our new management team & Chef Charlie are being recognized throughout the community! Our menus are always changing seasonally so we look forward to your next visit so you can see whats new! More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved a space at the Port Pub for a "night before our wedding" get together as we had heard excellent things about it from many people. We needed space for about 40 people, as we were having a large wedding and are not from the area, so everyone was coming up the night before the wedding and we wanted... More 

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1 Thank Justeen M
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Good day & thank you for your review from July. Our policy especially for groups that wish to use our private areas for group bookings, events, weddings and so on are very clear. $100 per hour along with a pre-ordered & pre-set menu for private events during our peak season is required because as you stated we are a restaurant... More 

Halifax, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard lots of good things about The Port Pub, so we stopped in on our day trip to the valley. We were happy with meals, but thoroughly impressed by the beer (how typical of us)! They have a microbrewery attached to the restaurant with their craft beer on tap. We got the Sea Level Taster Tray and sampled everything,... More 

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PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit! The Lobster poutine is one of our signature items here at The Port. Sea Level is an award winning micro brewery & we are glad you got to experience the taster tray before visiting the retail store on site! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal , the butter chicken was wonderful, very tasty . The small rib dinner was very big and ribs moist . Peanut butter pie was a perfect ending! Thanks

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Thank Shirley D
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, our butter chicken is one of our most talked about menu items as is our peanut butter pie! We look forward to your next visit! More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This has delicious food n good service.However it's it's really busy don't expect to be in n out quickly. The patio looks like a grand experience but have ate indoors. It can be very noisy..not sure why...maybe because of small rooms n no sound adsorbers.But truly a good spot to choose for a maritime experience!

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Thank parteast
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & yes our patio is one of the best in the Maritimes! During our peak season yes we are a very busy location with almost 300 seats and typically a wait list at the door so we always recommended having a reservation. The small rooms are intentional both for private more intimate bookings & to... More 

Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Been going since they opened, and had to stop going. All was well for quite some time, but then... After some pretty glaring ups and downs, someone obviously has a steady hand on the tiller at this point. Any place can have an off day, but when they start to pile up, look out. Times have changed for the better.... More 

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1 Thank seemac70
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & for giving us another opportunity to show you what were capable of! We made some significant changes to our management team in May of 2016 such as bringing on Chef Charlie who reorganized our culinary team & we bolstered our front of house staff so that we can ensure our guests have the best... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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602 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This restaurant has it all - great food, great service and a wonderful view over the Cornwallis River. On certain nights there may even be entertainment. There is an excellent menu with a wide variety of offerings from typical pub food (burgers, club sandwich) to steak and sea food. All of it is done nicely and presented well. The restaurant... More 

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PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & we are pleased you enjoyed your visit! We completely agree that even though we are a large restaurant you should always make reservations with us especially during the weekends & summer months More 

Ottawa, Canada
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

When this pub opened, it was very nice and a welcome addition to local dining options. Over time; however, the quality of the food and service declined to the point where we refused to go back. After hearing recent reports from friends that improvements had been made, we decided to give it another try - - it is a lovely... More 

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1 Thank highlandhome4U
PortPub, Manager at The Port, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit & kind words! We have made great improvements at our establishment since Chef Charlie joined our location in May 2016 and we are very pleased that the positive change is being noticed throughout our community! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Terry's Creek Road, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Port Williams
  • Phone Number: +1 902-542-5555

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