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The Sporty Bar & Grill

££ - £££American, ,
8700 Hastings St, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
+1 250-949-7811
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“halibut” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
££ - £££
8700 Hastings St, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Ate here on overnight stay for the ferry, just about only place open. Had a tasty fish taco and decent craft beer, reasonably priced and friendly service.

Thank VinceLedge
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Ate here twice during our two day stay as there was literally nothing else open/ to do on the bank holiday weekend that we were there. Food was hit and miss, the fish & chips and chicken burger that we had were fairly good but...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went there for three dinners, choice on the menu is good. The service is good and friendly. Would recommend but can be busy so be prepared to wait.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Good food, with good service in this easy going restaurant. I had a very good beer brewed by a local brewery.

Thank Stefano C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We shared a pitcher of Carmanna beer and a plate of nachos with extra guacamole. The beer was excellent. Nachos were good but nothing exceptional. Busy place, noisy and not much decor, but that is fitting in a seaside logging town. Enjoyed the meal.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The food at the Sporty is Excellent can be hard to get a seat in the summer as it is so busy but worth the wait. Definetely worth a go.

Thank Denny M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Very impressed by this nice drinking and eating establishment in downtown Port Hardy! The fish and chips as well as the chicken casadia were well above expectation! The owner/manager was amazing and that was reflected in the professionalism in his staff. Great beer selection on...More

Thank Bonelltravell2
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We enjoyed our fish tacos and nachos at dinner. They were prepared fresh and to order. The service was great and friendly. We even met the cook who is very proud of his cuisine. Thoroughly charming in a very quaint way. Prices were reasonable.

Thank J T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was a higher rating but the last two times we have had to wait over 45 minutes for food, with little compensation for the time. However, Food is quite yummy and the Sporty burger is the way we always go. We come up for...More

Thank LGadventures
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Decent service ,food was good, great view of the harbour .would go here again if I was in town . Good selection of craft beer.

Thank phantom2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 Hastings St, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Hardy
  • Phone Number: +1 250-949-7811
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At The Sporty we are committed to providing you with the best the Island has to offer. With a family dining area, pub seating, a fantastic new local cedar patio, game room and full dining section overlooking Hardy Bay, there is certainly something for everyone. We offer a wide array of local products, from local seafood to Vancouver Island Micro brewed beer coupled with multiple large screen tv's to catch your favourite game, let The Sporty Bar & Grill be part of your trip to Port Hardy!
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