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Steel City Sports Bar

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Bar, Canadian
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252 Townsend St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5E8, Canada
+1 902-562-4501
10:00 - 02:00
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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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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298 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Sydney, Ns
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I go there often with friends and we always enjoy the staff, the food and the music as well as friendly chats!!

1 Thank irenecE8123XL
Nova Scotia, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Dropped in for a steak and was pleasantly surprised. Asked for a medium cooked steak so it was tender, juicy and very tasty. Two big scoops of mashed potatoes with gravy and lots of carrots made for a full meal. If you like onions with your steak then this is the place. This is the most onions I have ever... More 

1 Thank Joe M
Sydney, Canada
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

It was recommended by a colleague, but I wouldn't recommend it to any of my colleagues unless you simply wanted to go there to drink some beers and don't mind the musty smell.

1 Thank Dr_D5706
Moncton, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Very bad experience at this bar. Will never go again. Makes Cap Breton look like a bunch of loonies. Shameful service and hostility. If you like to be told to f off, go. If not, find some other place.

2 Thank KevBru88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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?