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Rockbottom Brew Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
5686 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1H5, Canada
+1 902-423-2938
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5686 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice on our vacation. This was a fun, friendly place. We went back the second time for open mic night. Music was mixed but it was nice to hear live music. I loved the seafood chowder. The service the first time we...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to try the beer and ended up staying for lunch. We both enjoyed many types of the beer. Also, the food was exceptional. I had the warm kale ceasar salad, and my husband had the burger, both we're delicious. Would definitely go back...More

Thank Counsell445
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This place has amazing food and drinks and super friendly staff. Not sure what you want, ask the staff for a recommendation!

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I've always found the food good here. No complaints. Most of the times I have come here are for business lunches or meetings. A lot of people seem to like it here, but I just feel like it's literally just a dark, dreary basement. Although...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Originally from the east coast, but now a Torontonian, I ordered the lobster for $18.95. It was cooked to perfection! The sides (potato salad and coleslaw) left a lot to be desired, but who eats those when you have lobster anyway? I also had deep...More

Thank Sarabeth B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This restaurant which is located in the Spring Garden District and not too far from the Public Gardens was recommended by several locals for serving a reasonable priced lobster dinner. We agree with their recommendation after our visit.

Thank Reisen3
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We got in late to Halifax and this was right around the corner. They have a great selection of local beer, and some of their own. We both had delicious pasta dishes, lobster carbonara and scallop and shrimp fettuccini. Both delicious! This menu has much...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place for dinner near saint Mary's university and this came up. Typical pub in the ground floor. Good service. Burgers and pasta selection. I ordered the lobster carbonara. Very rich. Tasty. Also had the beer sampler. Very good beer. The IPA was...More

Thank Sharonbader
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Lunch for two. She, a warm Kale and Chicken caesar salad, he, a Rockbottom Burger and an in house Red beer. It was all good. Nice decor, and a cool basement location on a hot day, Several in house brews which are tasty. I would...More

Thank Reg2654
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The chicken club is ok. The hamburgers are much better. The service was ok. We have had better experiences at the Rockbottom.

Thank nwaynesworld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5686 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-2938
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Rockbottom brewpub is Halifax's premier brewpub. Voted #1 brewpub by the Coast magazine in 2012 & 2013 we serve the best beer in Halifax. We have won Gold and Bronze medals at the All canadian brewing awards in 2012 & 2013 Hand crafted food and beer in a relaxed atmosphere with service that matches. We also have live entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Trivia Tuesdays, a fresh Firkin every Wednesday and all kinds of reasons to stop in.
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