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The Old Triangle Irish Ale House

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
+1 902-492-4900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“irish stew” (22 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Nova Scotia in August and spent a few days in Halifax. My husband is from Ireland, so we decided to try The Old Triangle for lunch when we were in downtown Halifax. The food was excellent and reasonably priced! My husband raved about...More

Thank Katie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great brunch there with family to celebrate a birthday. Good food, service & overall experience

Thank Quiet2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a nice summers day, the patio is an interesting place to enjoy pub food and people watch. Located on a busy side street close to the Halifax Harbour you can find a seat to watch pedestrians walking by and boats in the Harbour. Food...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of love music any night of the week. Great selection of beer and food. Staff has always been good.

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually visited the Old Triangle for dinner while walking back to our hotel after doing the Alexander Keith's brewery tour (but ironically we ordered the Propeller Pilsner with our meal). This is a great Irish Pub (and quite a bit larger on the inside...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Sunday brunch so much we returned gor some down east entertainment. The place just jumps. You can't help but enjoy yourself.

Thank ken r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food very good beer also good desserts large enough to share. Only drawback was the air con was a little bit to cold had to put our coats on but would eat there again. Service quick and friendly

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm Irish, what can I say? Stopped by here for a beer and a snack during a long walkabout the Halifax waterfront and various places. I enjoyed a local IPA along with a dish of Poutine. So...poutine can be sketchy outside of Quebec, but this...More

Thank stephen m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been my third trip to Nova Scotia this year coming over from Germany. Each time I visited the Triangle beside many other pubs and eating places. This location has slowly but surly developed into my favorite casual dinner spot. The food is always good,...More

1  Thank Wolfgang H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice little spot. The Irish Stew was delicious and tasty. The staff was pleasant made sure that we had enough to eat and drink. I would definitely go back.

Thank Tracey C
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Carol F
August 17, 2016|
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Response from DINKSinOntario | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were some items that were gluten free e.g. Their chocolate torte dessert was listed as gluten free. They have gluten free blinis too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-492-4900
The Old Triangle is an Irish family owned traditional Irish pub established in 2000. We feature an extensive menu of hand crafted Irish & Maritime dishes, 22 taps of local and international brews and an excellent selection of wines, hand picked by our in house sommelier.
We feature live music 7 nights a week, matinees on Saturday, Irish dancing and live sessions Sunday afternoons. Our upstairs Seanchai (pronounced shan-a-kee) has Quiz Night on Tuesdays and is also available for private events of up to 80 guests.
We are proud to have the finest, friendliest staff in the city, a beautiful summer patio and a warm welcome for all who enter.
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