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Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub

) #14 of 581 Restaurants in Halifax $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-406-7640
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This pub is brilliant. The live music is so much fun. It is a very social pub. Great place to meet people. They do a great Caesar. Was great to visit here to hear some fiddle and get down! Also a great place on down...More

Thank bex_vtm
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Great wooden bar, great beer selection, great service. I had the pub curry this time and it was fantastic for a rainy day. Had a pint of Guinness and another of Kilkenny. Mags (I think) the bartender was from Ireland so she gave me some...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 days ago

My first stop at this pub was for a small cup of New England seafood chowder. It was so good, I went back for dinner. I was tempted to order the Irish Stew or the Shepherd's Pie but with the waitress' recommendation, I instead chose...More

Thank rmoccia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was a salvation. We stopped at a number of downtown restaurants on a busy long weekend Sunday night and were given hour-long wait times. We stumbled onto Durty Nelly's and sat down at the bar. We were given top notch, attentive service from...More

Thank onemorepint
Reviewed 4 days ago

So good that we went twice in two days! Thought that this was perhaps part of chain of those all too common Irish pub franchises... Was very pleasantly surprised to find that the atmosphere, the beers and especially the food is great! I had the...More

Thank AirRoadandRail
Reviewed 5 days ago

As part of our bus tour we enjoyed a meal here. The atmosphere is lively and pleasant. Service was outstanding with staff attentive to all our needs. Food was mouth watering delicious. I enjoyed the fish meal and soup. A must stop if your in...More

Thank lawtonjl2002
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent over a week in Halifax and dined at several good restaurants. Dined at Durty Nelly's several times for both lunch and dinner. Was never disappointed. The seafood chowder is absolutely great ..... I think the best in Halifax. The mussels, crab cakes and fish...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, who likes to go to Montreal for poutine, got the Irish poutine, which was interesting and good, according to him, My wife got their shepard pie, which was also considered to be interesting and good. My burger was good, but nothing special.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I happened upon Durty Nellie's the night we arrived in Halifax. I was expecting six potato skins as an appetizer, when this big tray of heaping nacho-style potatoes skins with tons of bacon, green onions and cheddar arrived. Couldn't eat all and...More

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and excellent waitress. My kids had cheeseburgers and fries. I had the club sandwich and my hubby had haddock. We left happy and full.

Thank Jennifer K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-7640
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