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All 18 Cape Charles Restaurants

Kelly's Gingernut Pub

133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
757-331-3222
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Ranked #7 of 18 Restaurants in Cape Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Great "tavern"-like ambiance. Great martini and the steamed shrimp was to die for! Friendly owner Gene Kelly.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a nice pub with good pub food. Located in an old bank, it has plenty of atmosphere. The burger is always a good choice and the she crab soup is excellent. I think it's a bit pricey for pub food but there aren't too many places to eat in Cape Charles. It's always a lively place where you... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our family of 4 ate dinner at Kelly's on New Year's Eve. They offered the children's menu for our girls, and they both enjoyed the chicken tenders & fries. My husband and I ordered from the New Year's Eve menu. It was a 4 course menu, and we had so much food that we took some home including our untouched... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went for a quick lunch on a Sunday afternoon and were pleasantly surprised. We got a Reuben and Fish Tacos and both were great. The waitstaff was very pleasant and friendly. The only thing I wished was different was the volume of music -- it was a bit loud but we will return next time we are in Cape... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Kelly's is the quintessential local Irish-style pub in a very small, but really cool, seaside town. It has a quaint and cozy atmosphere, friendly servers and delicious, simple food. I'm pretty sure our booth was in an area that used to be inside an old bank vault! I would go back for the food in a heartbeat.

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Newark, Delaware
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Bad: 1) The first order of wings they brought out were room temperature at best. Seems like they had been sitting out for a while. We sent them back. 2) The service here is really slow. Don't come if you're in a hurry at all. We cancelled our last round of beers because we finished our meal before they... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I go here every time i make my way into town. When they have live music it seems like everyone from town comes here. I often come in the off season which creates a lot more inviting pleasantries than during the season from locals. they can make some mean drinks and are quite accommodating

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was a quiet Saturday afternoon but a very pleasant environment. We were pleased to be able to switch the TV to Notre Dame.

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Philadelphia, PA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of the few places that was open when we were in Cape Charles. The food and atmosphere was very good.

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Jupiter, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband and I are visiting Cape Charles and liked Kelly's Gingernut Pub so much we have dined there twice in the past few days. The first evening we had the meatloaf special served with a wonderful bbq/tomato based gravy. It rivaled being some of the best we have eaten anywhere. Our second evening was on Monday for prime rib... More 

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Additional Information about Kelly's Gingernut Pub

Address: 133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
Phone Number: 757-331-3222
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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