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Red Stag Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-422-0275
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (64 reviews)
“lobster dip” (14 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 399 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went one night for a late bit to eat and saw a whole bunch of mice going in and out of the window. I know that the pace is an old building and it is located near the water front but you are operating an...More

Thank Sandro Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drawn in by the brewery, we happened in to their pub/restaurant. Looks like a fun place. We all had fish and chips which were plentiful and good. The beers were excellent!

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in with friends visiting the city . Have been here numerous times and usually ordered fish and chips. Always came with roasted potato wedges , and sizable fish pieces. Was very disappointed as the fish portions were tiny, no potato wedges. Offered seasoned fries...More

Thank bren_gar97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn`t have time to tour Alexander Keiths so we popped into the tavern instead. We had a couple of beers while sitting in that old 1800s atmosphere and enjoyed our conversation with the server. It was real nice time to sit, get off your feet...More

Thank Mariagrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place for a beer but there food is not great, you will eat it but the flavour is either very bland or greasy.More

Thank JuanSharp
Mike C, General Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Juan Thank you very much for your feedback. Could you please tell me what you had and was your server made aware of the issues with your food? Anything you could tell me would be great and I would love the opportunity for another...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband always likes to try one of the local beers. Several people recommended the Red Stag Tavern. The Alexander Keith's Beer was excellent. The atmosphere was great.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We just stopped in to try some local beers so I cant speak on the food but the beer was good, the staff was friendly and the atmosphere was really cool. We liked the building in general a lot, had a real old timey feel...More

Thank Matymil
Mike C, Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review - hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

While walking along the waterfront street in Halifax we decided to stop for lunch at the Red Stag Tavern which is located in the historic Alexander Keith's Brewery. As a vegetarian and a vegan, our options are harder to find in most restaurants. Luckily, there...More

Thank ElleLaJolla
Mike C, Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review - hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after walking the water front. Nice selection of beer and the nachos were delicious. It was a glorious day to sit on the roof top patio.

Thank Kimraem
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had lunch here while waiting for our timed brewery tour. The pub was very cold the day we went so we didn't hang around too long. Beer was good but my daughter was disappointed with her choice of food. Mine was fine. Waitress was...More

Thank Gillian32
Mike C, Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your last visit! What did your daughter have to eat? Any information would be great so we can perfect our menu. Thank you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
Your neighbourhood pub in the downtown core of Halifax Nova Scotia.
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