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Steel City Sports Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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252 Townsend St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5E8, Canada
+1 902-562-4501
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Sydney, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food was awesome But there were 12 of us and the music was so loud we couldn't hear to talk to any one But really good service and food

Thank cbhockeymom
Sydney, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Order your greek dinner or cornbeef and cabbage early in the day so you will not be disappointed! They tend to sell out quick. It is sooo yummy. These specials are served every Thursday.

Thank sharon0602
New Waterford, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Was told that this place had rocking food and I should try it. Unfortunately we did. The food was ok but that was it. They did get my steak cooked correctly, but the sides were bland. After we received our drinks, we never saw the waitress again for a refill or anything. When it came time to settle up, I... More 

Thank Murray B
Cheticamp, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Visited on a Wednesday afternoon, was greeted by a nice waitress who recommended a different steak that wasn't on the menu. It was great. Fries were good too! Lots of televisions with different channels on different screens and nice music in the background. Some regulars were also playing their favourite songs on the jukebox. Will go again!

Thank 23Neary
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We met some local friends here. The space was big and the live band was great but there were table and chairs all over the place from guests pushing tables together. It was difficult to navigate when going to the washroom or leaving. The staff seemed to have a lot of difficulty walking around as well. Instead of reorganizing, they... More 

Thank Lee-Ann D
Monifieth, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We researched this place prior to visiting Sydney whilst touring the Island as we are both rugby fans and wished to watch Canada play in the rugby world cup on the day we arrived, sadly there was very little interest in their national team in the bar, we were plonked in a corner with a wee TV to watch, to... More 

2 Thank KevinP1314
Nova Scotia, Canada
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Today we had limited time so I knew that if we went to Steel City Sports bar the service would be fast and it was. Mind you there were not a lot of people there but we have been there when there was a lot more people and the service was just as good. The steaks were tender and very... More 

1 Thank Joe M
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming staff. We all had the T-bone steaks. Very tasty but over cooked. We ordered medium rare and it was medium well. Will go back though since the service was excellent and food was tasty. We will just order rare next time!

1 Thank Melanie M
Sydney, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Every time I go to the Steel City the food is great and the staff are always friendly. Highly recommend if you are looking to take your family for a great meal or if you are looking to for a great sports bar.

1 Thank shaun m
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

best, by far, lemon potatoes I've ever had. overall the plate is large to fill most bellies and satisfy the most grumpy old greek man with delicious rice, salad, chicken and of course, lemon potatoes

1 Thank Ritchie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Townsend St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5E8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-562-4501

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