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The Maxwell's Plum

$$ - $$$
Downtown Halifax
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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1600 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C2, Canada
+1 902-423-5090
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was introduced to Hefeweizen here. They have a very good selection of beer, good bar food. Also first place I had poutine. Good wait staff and friendly.

Thank Volzmaniac
nova scotia
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86 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really like the atmosphere and location at the Plum! Saturday after 2pm is wing night; 15 pieces for $4.99 and they are a decent size - served with hot sauce or honey garlic. Cooked perfectly! We each ordered the wings and a side (!) of deep fried pepperoni - way too much food. With 2 Rum and cokes each,... More 

Thank DeniseAtBeach
Yarmouth, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub , food ok , beer variety best in NS. Location is great if your catching a hockey game . Friendly locals likely to be here

Thank bab32017
Halifax, Canada
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230 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My overall impression is that the place doesn't work as a restaurant... it is a bar that is forced to serve food. I went there for breakfast and the service was lousy, the food served late and cold. Lunch... the service was lousy, the food served inconsistently and nothing special. The upside..... it was very inexpensive. So... back to my... More 

Thank Shrekman1969
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been a long time since I'd been to Maxwells Plum. So long that I don't remember the reason I stopped going, only the reputation. We went in on a Thursday night to try an old favourite place again. It wasn't crowded and we sat at a lovely booth by the window. We ordered our drinks right away (soft... More 

Thank Jenn M
Dartmouth, Canada
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was our first time at maxwells plum and first time for the breakfast special, very tasty and the place was packed, food was delivered fairly hot for being so busy, the atmosphere was very lovely and our waitress(sorry cannot remember her name) was lovely she was smiling upbeat friendly and fast, We will definitely return . we showed up... More 

Thank weinertina
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We swung into Maxwell's Plum for a few drinks and a late snack on a Friday night. We sat near a booth by street window. With so many beer choices it took me a few minutes to figure out what I wanted to try but it was a dark and delicious IPA. We ordered a plate of appies that came... More 

Thank Mark L
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The pub was empty. ( 3 or 4 tables already served) 3 or 4 wait staffs at the bar talking and laughing. Waited 10/15 mins no one care of me. A couple showed up 5 minutes after my arrival, had their drinks served before someone came to my table. I stood up and left.

Thank jphilippenicolas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Called to make sure we could bring our toddler with us and we were told they could only be there until 8pm (understandable since it is a pub), the child has to be accompanied by a guardian (clearly) but also all people including the child at the table need to all buy a full meal...no sharing! Our toddler usually has... More 

Thank Calliebebe
Aylesford, Nova Scotia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped in for a quick steak and beer and definately not disappointed. Service was great for such a busy little place. Will surely make a point to stop in again.

Thank Lindalour

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-5090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?