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Red Stag Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups
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1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-422-0275
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Bay Roberts, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went here while in Halifax. We sat down and it took forever to get menus, after we ordered we waited forever to get our food. It seemed as though the waitress had forgotten us as we watched people come and eat and leave before we were served. And it did not seem to be overly busy.... More 

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Thank morganfk
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I want to sincerely apologize for your experiences, we usually pride ourselves in our excellent service, so to hear that wasn't your case is upsetting. I would like to talk with you more about your experiences, if you could email me at gfraser@redstag.ca, we... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great place, friendly staff, good beer and nice food! I visit there frequently while working in Halifax and always welcomed with a smile from the friendly staff. All food I have eaten has been real good and highly recommend the fish n chips!

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Thank tom197
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Tom, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you are a fan of our Fish n' Chips! It's one of my personal favourites too! We will see you again soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Probably the best Trivia night in Halifax on Thursdays....plus they have a sweet pizza and salad deal that night too! (9.99 for your choice of personal pizza and a caeser salad) Service is great as well.

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Thank ianvision
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Ian, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted everything was to your liking! You'll have to come back soon and have more Pizza and Trivia! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Halifax Region, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Red Stag catered our staff Christmas event at Stags Head. Kevin was very attentive to every detail, timing was perfect, food delicious and service excellent.

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Thank candacemyers2016
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Candace, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that your event was a success, and I am thankful that we could be a part of your excellent evening! I will pass your comments onto Kevin, as I'm sure that he would love to hear your feedback!... More 

Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food was very fresh and very tasty. Our order came to us as ordered. We had Fish and Chips and the wonderful appetizer - Lobster Dip with 3 different types of bread/crackers. The night we went there was Trivia being played, we did not play however throughly enjoyed the game as others played. Great get together for family and... More 

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Thank Colleen K
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Colleen, Thanks for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your Dip, and even though you didn't play trivia that night we hope you come back to play it again. It is a blast! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We missed the tour of the brewery, but visited the pub for supper. We were happy to see Alberta beef on the menu, since we needed a bit of a break from seafood. Both and the steak sandwich, and the 10 oz. steak were wonderful and well prepared. The service was quick and friendly. I tried the Alexander Keith's Cider,... More 

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Thank Amanda L
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Amanda, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that everything was delicious, and the service was great! We hope you come back soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Organized a lunch following a visit to Pier 21 and Kevin and staff were most accommodating.The food was great and most of the group enjoyed the fish and chips which were excellent accompanied by a cool beer. Would recommend this for a party as there is a great room upstairs

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Thank Jane M
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Jane, Thank you for taking time to review your experiences at The Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that everything was enjoyable. We hope to see you and your gang again soon! Cheers! Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

Wolfville, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My boyfriend and I came here for my birthday and it was a great place to spend it! We had an amazing waitress who was very attentive and just an overall nice person, I loved the whole old fashion feel of the restaurant it was very inviting as well as an interesting experience. The food was absolutely amazing, I asked... More 

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Thank 302cal98
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. I would love to hear more about your stay if you would email me at gfraser@redstag.ca we could talk more. I am delighted you enjoyed your birthday with us, and we hope... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dropped by the tavern for a late lunch on a windy, rainy day while our cruise ship was in Halifax. Was by myself as the rest of the party couldn't handle the wind and rain. The pub looked inviting so, why not? Asked my waitress (more on that later) what she recommended and she unhesitatingly recommended the fish and chips.... More 

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Thank Brian B
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. I would love to hear more about your stay if you would email me at gfraser@redstag.ca we could talk more. We hope to see you again soon the next time you're in... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I visited the Red Stag for lunch and had the lobster mac and cheese, it was so good i came back for dinner and had the seafood fettuccine. Great value, the food on the harbour in Halifax is really expensive and the Red Stag gives the most bang for your buck. Fun pub atmosphere. Highly recommend a Keith's with your... More 

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Thank pinkjet
Mike C, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at the Red Stag Tavern. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Gord Fraser Assistant General Manager The Red Stag Tavern More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-0275
Description
Your neighbourhood pub in the downtown core of Halifax Nova Scotia.

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