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Kelly's Roast Beef

35 Revere Beach Pkwy, Medford, MA 02155
(781) 393-4899
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Ranked #27 of 125 restaurants in Medford
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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31 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
stoughton, ma
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have been to a few of their locations over the many many years. We had our usual fried whole belly clams, scallops, onion rings and fries. Price was reasonable for the quantity provided, however the quality did not meet the usual Kellys I have had so many times in the past. The food was extremely greasy, the french fries... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

For the type of food it's the best. I have visited most if not all Kelly' Roast Beef. As. Child going back 50+ years I would visit the Original Kelly' every time we would go to the beach.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There's nothing special about this place unless you want to eat late - they're open and have a drive through. Good onion rings, very thin chowder, average burgers and subs - but good enough greasy food if that's what you're in the mood for.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Decided to swing by the drive thru one day and ordered a small order of fried scallops. The best stop I had in a long time! They were cooked to perfection and they were an ample amount in the order! Would go back soon again!!

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San Diego, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

When I came to this place with a friend in June, it was incredible! We got clam chowder, fried clams, fried onion rings, French fries, a lobster roll, a roast beef sandwich, and a roast beef and cheddar with BBQ sandwich. The clams were freshly fried and everything I'd hoped they would be and MORE! Perfection! The onion ring batter... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love Kelly's, it's a little pricier than your other local roast beef joints but it's worth it. Of course the roast beef sandwiches are delicious but there are many other items on the menu that are worth getting. To list a few are the cheeseburger, reuben, lobster roll, and the best grilled cheese sandwich I've ever had.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Went there because of past reviews... I had lobster roll which was half frozen. Roast beef cold and which was average... Would I go back? ..... No

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I went to Kelly's Roast Beef in Medford at the suggestion of a friend that i was visiting near the restaurant. She thought they had good food. All I can say is that she doesn't go to many quality seafood restaurants. I had the clam and seafood combo with onion rings and fries, but everything tasted the same. The seafood... More

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110 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I have heard about Kelly's for some time, and impulsively stopped at dinner time, we tried both a RB and Pastrami sandwich. RB was tender but lacking flavor, pastrami was fatty, lso 25 bucks for two sandwiches and soft drinks in a MacDonald's atmosphere seems to be a poor value. On the positive side, service was prompt and place seemed... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

On my last trip to Boston we went to Kellys. My daughter and brother live up there and go there a lot. It was okay. I got the Roast Beef sandwich and it was kinda of dry but it tasted good. I liked their BBQ sauce. I probably wouldn't go back though.

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