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Red Stag Tavern

) #44 of 577 Restaurants in Halifax ££ - £££ , ,
1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-422-0275
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster dip” (14 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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141 - 150 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is an Irish Pub with nice servers. They kid about being a bar where servers do not wear pants. This is because they are all clad in beautiful kilts. Situated in the old Keiths brewery, they offer several beer choices on tap. I was...More

Thank LAF_20
Mike_Condy, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. The kilts are just an added touch to the already old Halifax atmosphere of the building. If you are ever in town again please get in contact and enjoy an appetizer on us!...More

Reviewed 9 August 2015

My wife and I stopped in for a beer on a hot, sight seeing day. The bar is attached to the Keith's Brewery, and was a nice respite!! It has a warm, welcoming atmosphere, very friendly bartender who gave us samples of the different beers...More

Thank Joe M
Mike_Condy, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2015

Thank you for the review, Joe! I'm glad you enjoyed your time at The Red Stag - it's a great spot Downtown but you can also enjoy some quite as well! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2015

We loved the fried mac and cheese! So tasty. We had the wings as well and they were delish!! The beer is cold and the service is good.

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Mike_Condy, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review! Glad you enjoyed your meal and your beer was nice and cold! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Terrific patio! Loved the nachos and the herb-infused oils covering the chips! The service was terrific and the food, and atmosphere -- and of course the beer! -- were perfect.

Thank Travellerer15
RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Thank you so much for your review - Glad you enjoyed your food and your stay! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 16 July 2015

Located in the Old Keith's Brewery, this spot has a nice rooftop patio which we decided to avail ourselves of on a beautiful summer day. We had a Keith's & a Mike's Hard and an order of their Lobster dip. A good quantity & assortment...More

Thank Digby_Scallops
Mike_Condy, Owner at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant ! We're glad you enjoyed your drinks and food. Hope to see you again on the patio when the sun decides to come back out. Thank you again!

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Got the lobster chowder, I would highly recommend it. Thought the Alexander Keith IPA would be better on draft but it was'nt. I don't see how you can make an IPA without hopps. Server brought our meal and left, did not see her till she...More

Thank Aviator172
RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay with us! I apologize that it was not the best - could you please email me at afougere@lowerdeck.ca so we can look into this further. Thank you again & hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Popped in here for some drinks and lunch. Excellent rooftop patio, featuring many loca! brews.Diverse lunch menu. I had a garden salad with grilled shrimp, my wife had the quinoa rolls. Both were tasty and fresh. Our server, Emily, was friendly and efficient. Beer is...More

Thank TheShredBaron
RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant! We look forward to seeing you again soon before patio comes to and end - with Halifax weather, who knows!

Reviewed 13 July 2015

We entered Red Stag Tavern knowing this was the place Alexander Keith had begun his beer production back in 1820. Great effort has been put to keep the original decor and, as you enter, you get the feeling of going back to the beginning of...More

Thank GerryPhilippe
RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2015

Thank you so much for reviewing your last stay with us, Gerry! We're always so glad to hear that out customers enjoy some of the original or restored structure to our restaurant - certainly brings you back to another world. Our Keiths is always cold...More

Reviewed 2 July 2015

My husband and I were looking forward to sitting on the rooftop and enjoying dinner. Sadly it was closed, a bit overcast. We sat in a booth which the table, seats and menu were all sticky. It was like we came there after the bar...More

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RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Thank you so much for your review! I will personally look into this as our restaurant should not leave our customers in a "sticky situation". Thank you again!

Reviewed 2 July 2015

Have eaten here 3 times in the past 2 months. Food is consistently good. Service very good, upbeat, reasonably priced. Recommend the nachos, best I,ve had

Thank Capergirl63
RedStagManagement, Public Relations Manager at Red Stag Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2015

Thank you so much for reviewing your last couple of experiences with us! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself - our nachos are out of this world and have been attraction all by itself. Thank you again & hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-0275
Description
Your neighbourhood pub in the downtown core of Halifax Nova Scotia.
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