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Pogue Fado - CLOSED

1581 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
+1 902-429-6222
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
1 Apr 2013
“A true Irish name outside with a mixed theme inside”
19 Mar 2013
“Great atmosphere.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Canadian, Irish, Pub
1581 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

This was one of many visits to this place. It's always a good time when we meet at the "Pouge", as they have good food and cold beer. Yes, they have cold beer, a fair selection of rums and Zambuca, which is the start of...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Had an enjoyable meal here with friends. Loved the layout of the Pub and imagine it is a great spot during live entertainment. The food was good and service was great! Will definitely go back!

Thank TouristHalifax
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I love this place, I'm originally from Toronto and was here for a co op term. Everyone is really friendly, but it's definitely more directed to a student atmosphere. My only complaint is that the band usually just only plays covers. Which i guess makes...More

Thank picnictime
Reviewed 6 September 2012

Good, plain, pub food. Prices are very reasonable for a downtown spot, 9-11$ average for a main. Poor selection of draught beers for an "Irish pub", or maybe I'm spoiled by Montreal Irish pubs like Hurley's or McKibbin's which have anywhere from 15 to 29...More

Thank AHotelChef
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We aren't students so the atmosphere was better for us earlier in the night but I can see why this would be a good night out

Thank Neptune75
Reviewed 2 March 2012

The band wasn't great, but it didn't matter. Everyone talks to everyone, you feel like you're almost part of the family, and we had a really good time. Stayed (and drank!) way more than we should have!!

Thank Ryans72
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Tried this pub for the first time recently. There was a good musician -- it was earlier in the evening and he wasn't overwhelming & made for good atmosphere. Service was slow but friendly & the server apologized. The fish and chips were excellent --...More

Thank PB2Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We went here after a local event for a drink and appetizers. Ordered a few beers and had the spinach dip which was absolutely amazing! Best I've had in a long time. It was an early Friday evening so it wasn't too busy. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank eeka24
Reviewed 21 September 2011

If you want different food, wing night every night and great happy hour, come on down to this place!!

Thank Danielbruce
Reviewed 24 July 2011

I was told Pogue Fado was one of the "best" pubs in Halifax but we were disappointed. The clientele was very young the service was very slow and overall the food was not good. The chicken wings were why we went as we had been...More

Thank alberta_canuckski
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Canadian, Irish, Pub
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1581 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-429-6222
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