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Waxy O'Connors

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401 Winchester St., Keene, NH 03431
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Menu

First time here, figured we would give it a try while staying at Best Western next door. Great menu and prices. Staff very courteous and helpful. See you next trip!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time here, figured we would give it a try while staying at Best Western next door. Great menu and prices. Staff very courteous and helpful. See you next trip!

Thank LockednLoaded1
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good and the beer selection was above average. The bartender was quite friendly. Overall, a very good place to catch a quick bite.

Thank Ian L
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here because it was handy to the hotel. The menus was typical one for a middle of the road pub restaurant. The staff were helpful and friendly but seemed overstretched even when the restaurant was relatively quiet. The service was erratic and we left alone for long periods with no-one to serve us. The food was OK but... More 

Thank TJA950
plattsburgh, ny
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to a hotel just outside keene proper. It is very convenient if stopping for the night or just passing through and not wanting to deal with downtown's traffic. The decor irish themed posters and thy have a good selection of irish and local beer. Food id average and service good but it was a Sunday afternoon.... More 

Thank carmelarose
Lexington, VA
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Hostess very welcoming, food good, waitress very friendly and efficient. Loud music made it hard to talk, and we were quite a way from the music. Patio nice to sit outside late afternoon for happy hour. Carry-out to our room on day two worked well too.

Thank Ellen M
New Hampshire
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Yes, it is a large place with lots of people, but no excuse for the sub par service and poor food. I ordered the fish tacos and they took what seemed 30 minutes. No worries as I was watching college football on Saturday night. When they finally came, not only were the tortilla shells very small, they were stiffer than... More 

Thank SouthwestNH
Boston Area
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

good beer, mediocre food at best, VERY noisy on Fri/Sat night. Very crowded and noisy on Fri/Sat nights. If you are looking for a local hang out and plenty of people to talk to/watch this is it. But for food, forget it.

Thank liketoflyfish
Level Contributor
72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This restaurant/bar was attached to our hotel and we went because we were too tired to go elsewhere. However, our night proved to be a most enjoyable one as the bar had a great atmosphere and the food was great. The cost was also very reasonable. My top recommendation - GET THE CRAIC BALLS!

Thank Hairgone_Ronay
Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, Canada
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A pub atmosphere in a large space. Lunch time is probably the best time to visit because the crowd is not so large. This popular restaurant serves the usual Amercican fare. My choice was Fish and Chips fried in a beer batter. Very good. The service is good and friendly. Just the time for a Guinness Stout.

Thank David R
Wallingford, Connecticut
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The place was not busy, so that made us a little concerned, but was pleasantly surprised that we had a great meal and good service. The Duplin Dip sandwich was delicious, but almost too messy to actually "dip." Great hard cider on tap as well. Surprised to see there's actually one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Winchester St., Keene, NH 03431
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: 603-357-9299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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