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Finbar's Portland Hills

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
635 Portland Hills Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
+1 902-832-9170
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“boxty” (14 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
635 Portland Hills Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
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21 - 30 of 127 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Finbar's does not disappoint if you like a warm atmosphere, fun and friendly wait staff, and many menu choices. They are always open to making most dishes vegetarian, if possible, so you don't always have to choose the salad. There are regular trivia nights and...More

Thank Myrna B
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Hi Myrna - we are very grateful for your kind words.We hope you'll be in to enjoy our atmosphere and one of a kind staff very soon :)

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

This pub has great food, great staff and they know how to pour a pint of Guinness - probably the best around. Make sure you try the boxty of the day! It is a very clean restaurant and it's hard to believe it's a pub....More

Thank Michael C
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Hi Michael - thank you for providing your feedback. Janice is pretty fabulous and I'll let her know that you think so, too! We have recently added Coors Light to our lineup if that tickles your fancy!

Reviewed June 18, 2017

Popped in for a Fathers day lunch with my son today. Busy busy! Had the Dublin wraps very tasty indeed. Chatted with some familiar staff who were excellent as usual. Couldn't stay as long as I would have liked and no Guinness, I was driving...More

Thank JohanNovaScotia
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Hi Johan - thank you for choosing us as your Father's Day destination. Next time, we insist you enjoy a pint of Guinness!

Reviewed June 7, 2017

Our family recently celebrated my dad's birthday at Finbar's. The food was great and the service excellent!

Thank Tracey W
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Hi Tracy - thank you for the feedback! We hope you'll be celebrating another birthday with us soon.

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Service and food were fantastic! The place is small but service is fast so if their is a wait it not to long and they will sit you at the bar while waiting for a table.

Thank stephanie b
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Stephanie - thank you for the nice words! We are a little spot with limited seating, but we are grateful you took advantage of our beautiful bar while you waited!

Reviewed April 24, 2017

As I have been on Weight Watchers, I was a little bit leary of what to order so that I could enjoy myself but also not break the bank on my healthy eating plan. I ordered the grilled maple salmon salad and split a spinach...More

1  Thank blastofred
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Wow blastofred - what a wonderful, in-depth review! Thank you for taking the time to write it. We are delighted that we didn't break your Weight Watchers plan and we hope you'll be in again soon!

Reviewed April 22, 2017

A great place to go, the service is awesome and the food is very delicious they try there best to make you a happy custumom

Thank KAREN C
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi Karen, thank you for the warm words! Our staff are our best asset ;)

Reviewed April 22, 2017

The 6 of us, family members, went to celebrate with dinner out. Meals and drinks. The menu is good. The service is friendly and quick. The atmosphere was warm and active. A good pub with Irish flare in a good location. Could have better parking...More

Thank michaelmaloney
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi Michael - thank you for choosing Finbar's as your dinner spot! Friendly, quick, warm and active are words that make my heart go pitter patter! We hear you on the larger entrance for those waiting for a table. It's something that we have been...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017

Visited with a group of friends who meet once a month at various restaurants in the Dartmouth area. Nice feeling in the Pub, great server, sorry don't know name but she was from NFLD. Good place for another visit.

Thank lynnsurette
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Hi lynnsurette, thank you for the nice words! We have a couple of Newfies on staff - we think they're just the sweetest! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed March 26, 2017

We go to Finbar's on a regular basis (weekly). Their food is consistently good, the atmosphere is great, the service is excellent and the staff are very friendly, thet make you feel at home! We hihly recommend Finbar's for great food and great ambience.

Thank Dave M
FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Portland Hills, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Dave - thank you so much for the top-notch review! We cannot wait until your next visit ;)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 Portland Hills Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 0J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-832-9170
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