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Dave Doolittle's Tap Room & Grill

East Dartmouth
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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90 Tacoma Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 3E5, Canada
+1 902-435-5311
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Food was good, coffee was good but had a lot of coffee grounds in it and on the cup which the server noticed but instead of just getting me a new coffee he asked me to let him know if it was too full of grounds to drink it. When you go here for a buffet make sure you wait... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a colleague. First impression - a dive in the truest sense. Place was dark and dingy - inside and out. Empty except a few old guys at the bar. Seated myself and was almost ready to leave when someone came to wait on me. Pepsi was served by someone from the bar, who wanted immediate... More 

1 Thank Eastey
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Attended a birthday party there, pretty much had opportunity to try a lot of the menu by sampling others meals. Let me begin by saying the the picture posted above looks nothing like the inside of this bar. It was older, dated and very dark. Bathrooms were dated, but clean. The staff was very good. Attentive, fairly fast and courteous.... More 

Thank andreaainnovascotia
Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good food & plenty of eats to choose from. Has pool table for anyone who wants to play a game. Also good for family dining & on Sundays an all-you-can-eat buffet for $12.99 from 11 - 2:00 p.m.

Thank katie352015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have visited this restaurant several times, a little to the tavern side less of a restaurant, Somewhat dark, dingy, food is decent and affordable, loud at times, Service is midrange . Not as acceptable for families, Auctions hosted on weekends at times during the afternoon

Thank Bill D
Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We strive to catch corned beef & cabbage every few weeks & the haddock other Friday's because both are excellent pub-fare specials. Check this place out!

Thank GGodess
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went for the weekend buffet with very low expectations. Very happy we went. Great omelette bar and about 10 hot dishes to pick from

Thank scotia6
Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We used to go here a lot esp. on Sat. afternoons for the music. the quality has gone down over the course of time. Still enjoy the fried pepperoni here though.

1 Thank dgg123
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Will never ever go to Doolittle again. One of the staff should not be working there. He will not wait on you and is very very rude. Mike that is . He is lazy and you have to hunt him down to pay and he expects a tip for doing nothing.

1 Thank Vicki B
Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

It’s been a while since I last paid a visit and most things have not changed. The food is typically better than most pub food but the service seems to be getting crusty and impatient. There seems to be no welcome when you arrive. It’s like they go through the motions to serve you but don’t care if they’re busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Tacoma Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 3E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth>  > East Dartmouth
  • Neighbourhood: East Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-435-5311

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