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The Carlton Music Bar & Grill

) #126 of 579 Restaurants in Halifax ££ - £££ ,
1685 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
+1 902-422-6335
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Canadian
££ - £££
1685 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been here for a while however the last experience was amazing. Food, service, ambiance was so inviting. Typical of Nova Scotian Hospitality! It was really calming and nice.

Thank Brewster8861
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, I love the concept of The Carlton, live music every night, but the layout of the place is not great. It's really small and tight and most angles you can't even see the stage. It needs a major redesign but that's...More

Thank wayne c
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Food is very tasty and menu is good with great variety. Entertainment is usually local and and very talented.

Thank bonniem307
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Always keep an eye on what's happening at The Carlton. They get some of the best music performers from all over Canada. The atmosphere is intimate for music and no matter where you sit you are never far from the stage. The food is often...More

1  Thank Anne Louise D
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Best bar in town to hear live music. Great service, excellent selection of wine, beer & cocktails, and great food--delicious, large portions. Have dinner and drinks and stay for the music; shows usually start at 8pm.

Thank Loren154976
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a spot of much energy collected over the years with many bands and musicians. Sadly the construction around the venue has accelerated its possible demise. In fairness a landmark of long duration may be no more at least as it was.

Thank travellingsinclairs
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went to see David Myles and Classified and we were not disappointed! They were funny, talented, probably the best show I have ever seen. The opening act (Elijah) was incredible, didn't want him to leave the stage. The venue is an amazing place for...More

Thank debmelissa
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Friday night so it was busy. Very narrow bar, small and crowded. Thought the band would be rock or alternative... They were "hip hop". First hip hop band I heard that had not a single lyric to any of their songs. (Their drummer was really...More

Thank Darrell L
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great entertainment, friending service...good selection of beer! Stage well located for viewing the entertainers.

Thank msmith722
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visiting family in Halifax between Sept 6th and Sept 11th. My brother's niece, Taryn Dene was singing there on Thursday September 8th 2016. To our surprise, Don Amero, folk singer, was opening the evening. He was nominated for 2 Juno this year. He is an...More

Thank RicharDaniel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1685 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-6335
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