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Ryan Duffy's Steak and Seafood

1650 Bedford Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T2, Canada
+1 902-421-1116
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (34 reviews)
“striploin” (13 reviews)
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17:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1650 Bedford Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a very long day traveling we decided to just eat here. It was accessible without even leaving our hotel, the Holls Halifax. It is also open from the Street if you are not staying at the hotel. They have delicious steak, which my husband...More

Thank MaAnHa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great dining experience. Ryan Duffy's never disappoints. Friendly and very professional service. The kitchen is to be commended for turning out masterful dishes.Excellent menu with an extensive wine selection. Appetizers included a shrimp cocktail (very large), crab cake (slightly over done) and muscles...More

Thank Jim d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Ryan Duffy's earlier this month, first time in over a year. The steaks (mine was a tenderloin) were excellent -- done just right, perfect rubbing and flavour, juicy and not dry. Good wine list. Rather frightening that on a Saturday night we didn't...More

Thank BluenoseQueen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience, great service and entertaining. First visit and would recommend. Located near the waterfront and quiet atmosphere.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with a friend for dinner and was greeted by a gentleman named Paul. He was very friendly and went out of his way to make sure that we had a lovely evening. Upon ordering our steaks he was sure to inform...More

Thank jamaican_flame
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommending a visit to Ryan Duffy's! I've tried a variety of the dishes on the menu and it's safe to say that they have all gone beyond my expectations! Absolute fabulous place to go whether a romantic night out or a casual dinner with...More

Thank Marisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Ryan Duffy's and I was disappointed both times. On this visit I splurged for the dry aged Rib-eye with my son. Both cuts should have been trimmed better as both had quite a bit of the tough dry outer...More

1  Thank Shawn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was once the best steak house in Halifax but no longer. 6 of of arrived at 7:30 pm to a nearly empty restaurant only to find that our main course would not be served till just before 10:00, the service was unaccommodating and not...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went for dinner at this place based on Trip Advisor reviews. When we arrived we were greeted warmly by name by the hostess due to name on open table reservation. The food was very good . The steaks were done as requested and I thought...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here before and it was fine. However this time was the complete opposite. The steaks were terrible, my wife's was undercooked mine was overcooked. The veggies on my plate were stone cold and the potatoe on my wife's plate...More

1  Thank liveforus2012
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
Cool casual or you can dress up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$98
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 Bedford Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T2, Canada
    (Sackville Street)
  • Public Transportation: Within walking distance from Halifax Ferry Terminal.
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-421-1116
Located near the Halifax waterfront, at Ryan Duffy's we strive to be your restaurant of choice and your favorite steakhouse. We proudly hand-cut and weigh our Alberta AAA steaks table-side, as well as offer fresh local seafood that will inspire your pallet, and Caesar salads perfectly prepared tableside. If it is a lively atmosphere you seek, join us at our bar or the fireplace lounge - sit back, relax and enjoy one of our carefully crafted martinis or a pint paired with a delicious burger or fish & chips. Weekend Brunch available on Saturday and Sunday's from 11:30am - 2:00pm. Dinner served 7 days a week from 5pm. Available for large functions, conferences or intimate gatherings in our comfortable contemporary atmoshphere in downtown Halifax.
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