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The Kerry Irish Pub

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Address: 331 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504 286 5862
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We had a great time there Friday night. Medium sized crowd. Great music, cold beer, and none of the crazies from Bourbon. Planned to just stop in for one beer to get out of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Memphis, TN

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Memphis, TN
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time there Friday night. Medium sized crowd. Great music, cold beer, and none of the crazies from Bourbon. Planned to just stop in for one beer to get out of the cold, but ended up staying for several beers.

Thank arkansasgirl10
Tulsa, OK
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Fantastic little place!! We found this delight totally by accident right after the Sugar Bowl Parade when we were walking back to our hotel. Wonderful atmosphere, terrific barkeep. Nonsmoking, nonvaping--extra treat!!

Thank chocirish
Jacksonville, Florida
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176 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The Kerry is a hole in the wall neighborhood Irish pub that makes you feel welcome the minute you step inside and sit at the bar surrounded by dollar bills posted on the wall. The bartender was witty and irreverent and kept a smile on my face and my Guinness glass filled. Many European travelers were visiting, which made for... More 

Thank EconMom
metro Atlanta
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125 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Very laid back time spent chatting with the friendly bartender over drinks. It was a nice alternative to the noisier places on Bourbon for this occasion. There was no music the night we visited, but they seem to have a good set up for bands.

Thank ladytez
Austin, Texas
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70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

It is just a block away from The Quarter House Resort so I usually drop by when I am in New Orleans. It's a dive but I love it especially when they have musicians playing Irish music. Good place to get a pint of Guinness.

1 Thank Leo P
New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stopped here on our way back to our hotel to have a few drinks with friends. The bartender who served us our drinks had an attitude. I asked for a napkin and he almost threw it at me. There was an issue with the money I left on the bar. The second bartender working goes around and clears the... More 

1 Thank NewYorkAshley
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I wish I could be one of the five star reviews but the bartender was VERY RUDE, so rude that I would have punched him in the face had I not been on my anniversary. I walked by and saw a video poker machine so put some money in and apparently there is a one drink minimum if you play... More 

4 Thank Thomas N
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62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

been here a few times in the afternoon and the bartender is just not engaging nor were there ever any other people in the place at those few times so I assume the daytime bartender is an issue; however the 4 of us did have fun shooting pool and cutting up, which seemed to irritate the bartender. do love the... More 

Thank Shelly D
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94 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stopped in a few times for a quick beer or drink during our four days. Generous pour. Friendly staff, and even had music one afternoon. We will definitely be back.

Thank easy-traveller-mtl
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Came in to have a few drinks and watch the game. Great hard cider, relaxing and fun environment even though I was supporting the Packers over the Saints. About an hour into it I realized I hadn't eaten and was hungry though they do not serve food the bartender was able to recommend places that would deliver and I ended... More 

Thank leahdahl

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