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The Sporty Bar & Grill

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Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian
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8700 Hastings St, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
+1 250-949-7811
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: At The Sporty we are committed to providing you with the best the Island...
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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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nothing Fancy, Just Good Grub and Generous Proportions

You don’t have many options for restaurants in Port Hardy. This place has a good variety and look for their specials. This night meatballs with linguine was one of the specials, and I like a good portion of meatballs with lots of sauce – it didn’t disappoint, either in quantity or quality. Try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Glenn M
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Fremont, California
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  • Local cuisine
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Fremont, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You don’t have many options for restaurants in Port Hardy. This place has a good variety and look for their specials. This night meatballs with linguine was one of the specials, and I like a good portion of meatballs with lots of sauce – it didn’t disappoint, either in quantity or quality. Try their seafood chowder. If you order the... More 

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Coolidge, Ga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

great food and people, we tried pizza great, halibut and chips excellent and we had the Prime rib it was off the chain good. If you are in Port Hardy stop in it may take a while to get your food but its worth it.

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

was recommended by the B&B we stayed at. Food was great! Halibut was excellent! Service was great restaurant was clean would go again if ever back in Port Hardy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

When we asked a local for a recommendation Sporty's was the first place he listed. Don't let the sports bar atmosphere sway you. The kitchen turns out some of the finest food anywhere and at reasonable prices. Highly recommend the fish tacos or seafood chowder to start. Everything we've tried from the steaks, to the seafood and pasta has been... More 

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Zurich
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A big place, big choice of food, big choice of TV-screens ;-) I had a caesar's salad, huge and one of the best on my trip so far. The staff was friendly, very attentif and quick, so was the wifi ;-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A group of us had dinner. I didn't know what to expect because of the pub like atmosphere. Meals were excellent! Halibut, steaks, salads, pizza, fish and chips. Good sized meals and fresh vegetables.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

There aren't a lot of restaurants to chose from in Port Hardy-Sportys is one of the better ones. The Halibut and chips was great. My colleagues had portobello mushroom burger and one of the wraps-both really enjoyed their meals My only recommendation would be for Sportys to get an IPA on draft The pale ale was ok but nothing special

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Cobble Hill, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I will start this off by saying Oh My God those were the best fish taco's I have ever eaten!! At first I thought wow expensive tacos but then after having them I can say they were worth every penny. The next time I go there I will not need to look at the menu as I will definitely be... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Tasty food, classic Canadian fare, burgers, pizza, fish and broiled beef. Simple restaurant, and despite being busy service was efficient and attentive. Reasonably priced.

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Tampa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A Sports Pub with better than average food. It was very crowded that night due to special meal (roast beef) and the ferry passengers in town. The service was a little slow but they were friendly.

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?