We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Fickle Frog

$$ - $$$
Downtown Halifax
Bar, Canadian, American, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5675 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G9, Canada
+1 902-429-9999
09:00 - 20:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 90: English reviews
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced beers and spirits, as well as red and white wines. I had some awesome fish and chips for a reasonable price (under $20 USD). Friendly staff

Thank Joanne M
Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Burger week - had the burger that was suggested for six dollars. It came with guacamole, tomato, jalapeño peppers, lettuce, the burger, and bun for six dollars. The burger was a real homemade burger. The waiter was very attentive and accommodated our different add up Tatian's adaptations to the burger. It is definitely a pub style restaurant. Centrally located on... More 

Thank sunseeking17
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the best spots to drink in Halifax. its not particularly fancy but the Beers cheap, service is good and great daily specials.

Thank mile c
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was our first stop in Halifax. The service was great and the drinks were great. We came back here a few times for drinks but we never ate here.

Thank Naj M
Madison Heights, Virginia
Level Contributor
161 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a very busy, loud, on the street restaurant. The glass walls open up to the street so you can enjoy the street life passing by. The food is very average bar food and the music is very loud. If you want to talk to your dinner companion this is not the place.

Thank Toshua99
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My first time at the Fickle Frog - ordered take out and the service was extremely quick. Now chowing down on the portebello burger and fries, super tastey! Colin the server was very friendly, and I'll definitely be back for a beer! :)

Thank Becca W
Port Stephens, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food was good pub food at a very reasonable price. The variety of beers was good at a good price. Staff attentive without being over the top. A good place for casual dining and to soak up some pub culture.

Thank Warwick D
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had the breakfast buffet. Not bad at all really! It includes a make your own waffle area. You make your own toast so it's not soggy. And only $10 for all you can eat! I'll go back, and I'm kinda' fussy!

Thank Charlie B
Cheektowaga, New York
Level Contributor
133 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Needed some lunch after walking around the Public Gardens and saw this restaurant ( I like frogs, that is why we went in). The chowder and beef vegetable soup was very good. One of our friends had a hamburger and it was huge and said it was tasty. Good fast service

Thank Stiegjl
Forth Smith
Level Contributor
42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Meh... Bartender was unfriendly and unhelpful, she was well below average as a bartender. The server was very helpful, polite and quick. Tenderloin tips were super bland and had a funny taste (not good). Fries are hand cut fresh but not properly prepared, so soggy. Good gravy (from a bag mixed with boiling water). Caesar salad and spinach salad were... More 

Thank Darrell L

Travellers who viewed The Fickle Frog also viewed

Halifax, Halifax Region
Halifax, Halifax Region
Halifax, Halifax Region
Halifax, Halifax Region

Been to The Fickle Frog? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5675 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-429-9999

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Fickle Frog staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?