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Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Halifax
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-406-7640
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Today
10:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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Antigonish
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dinner here with my wife, food was delicious and well plated. Atmosphere in here is great. Service was great as well. Excellent spot to go for drinks or great food.

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Thank cmart39977
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun place! Went on a Thursday night- had a great guitar player and musician who played all the fun sing-Along songs. Really engaged the audience and had everyone singing and dancing. I think the musician's name is Roger...he made the night!

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Thank Ansne M
Aylesford, Nova Scotia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time spending New Years Eve here - the beer was great - the music fantastic - service terrific - and food was excellent!!!! Will definitely return to enjoy another great evening here in the future.

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Thank Lindalour
Annapolis Royal, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Christmas Eve a great find,only pub open in Halifax, but food was good, nice atmosphere, live music, friendly staff, we will definitely be going back

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Thank Jdshep2012
Surrey, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were touring around we came across Durty Nelly's for dinner. The pub was jam packed and they had a live 2 man band rockin the place. People dancing and having a great time. The service was great and so was the food the whole experience was wonderful. We had an opportunity to sit near the band which we... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on a recommendation from a fellow traveler. We are glad we went. The food was good but service was fair. Music awesome!

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Thank Naj M
Annapolis Royal, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never been in before but will definatly be going back, they were closed for christmas after the 24th a great find, live Irish music , great beer and food. great prices.

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Thank Jacqui S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG. ..very good!!! We had the seafood cower and burger with Irish poutine for a starter. I highly recommend this restaurant.o

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Thank Roberta H
Halifax, Canada
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty Nelly's is centrally located and has a good selection of beer on tap. The food is good but it is a bit pricey for pub food (though in range with other restaurants located nearby). They have excellent live music (usually no cover) on Friday nights. Just don't expect any cheap beer specials. I'd recommend getting a Harp on draft... More 

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Thank Matt B
Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my sister before attending an afternoon production at Neptune theatre. My sisters in a manual wheelchair and it is an extremely dangerous entryway on sackville street. We entered on argyle street which was easier HOWEVER you cannot go to the bathroom without going down the stairs if you come in the argyle entryway. It was slippery so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Argyle and Sackville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-406-7640

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?