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Kelly's Gingernut Pub

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133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
757-331-3222
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 10
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  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quirky and fun

Definitely gotta give it a try if you are in the area. Had a good meal and great service in a fun pub. We will visit again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
yc0222
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Cambridge, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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236 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Busy environment, attentive staff, quick bar service. We went in for beers after dinner on both Friday and Saturday and it was great.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Definitely gotta give it a try if you are in the area. Had a good meal and great service in a fun pub. We will visit again!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

and so much more. Great food, great drinks. Try the Bloody! Spent the better portion of an evening here, eating and drinking and was quite impressed with the place.

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Melbourne
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I spent several weeks in the Cape Charles area on business and over the course of these weeks I had a number of dinner orders placed for take-out. The food here is actually good, it's the inconsistent way the orders are taken that is curious. If you are lucky you to order a take out on just about any weekday... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 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
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50 reviews 50 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 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
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: 757-331-3222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
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

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