You are meeting up with a friend and you don't know where to go. So let The Coast's Cocktail Compass find the best daily drink specials near you. Tap the app and you'll have the nearest bars at your fingertips, along with its location, distance, and how long you'll have before they close their doors for the night.

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Tap the bar's name to see a map of the location, call the bar, or share its info with your friends. You can also use Cocktail Compass to search for bars in your area, or in any neighbourhood in town. Whether you're in downtown Halifax or Dartmouth you can check to see if the nearest bar has Wi-Fi or patios (or both!). If you know the name of a bar (or almost remember it) browse the list of bars to find it in a snap. Love a place you found with Cocktail Compass?

Make it a favourite and find it again next time - even if your memory's a bit blurry on how you ended up there in the first place. Having too much fun? At the end of the night, hit the cabs icon, and call a cab to take you home. With carefully organized content, updated constantly by the busy staff at The Coast, reviews and photos for featured listings, you'll find more fun and cheap deals than you ever knew existed. Try Cocktail Compass tonight, and enjoy it always. We certainly enjoyed field-testing it! (Hic.)


  • Find nearest open bars with daily specials
  • Search for bars with your preferred features
  • Bookmark favourites
  • Email bar info to friends
  • Browse all bars and see detailed listings
  • Explore new places and neighbourhoods
  • Impress your friends with your knowledge of great dives and hideouts
  • Call a cab whenever you need it

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