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Kevin Barry's

117 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102 (Downtown)
912-233-9626
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Ranked #146 of 764 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: American, Irish, British
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Connecticut
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652 reviews 652 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
710 helpful votes 710 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We were in town for a conference and were walking along River Street when we passed the pub. What caught our eye was that they had live music and for that evening they had Harry O'Donoghue performing. We had seen Harry several years earlier on a Irish-themed cruise out of Boston. He is a terrific entertainer. We decided to come... More

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

ct-cruisers Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub on several occasions and for the "shout out" to Harry, Pat, and the "jam session" (Seldom Sober). We are always delighted to hear that customers enjoy the traditional Irish music and we are so glad you enjoyed the Craic! Join us again soon! Best, Tara R Kevin Barry's Irish Pub More

Savannah, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

I Have always wanted to go here having lived in Savannah for sometime now. Went finally and the atmosphere was very eye catching and a great room as a tribute to our veterans. We had Gretchen as a server. She was good at serving but her personality was rather "icy" at the start. She seemed to get friendlier but it... More

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kdfraz07 Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub. We appreciate you taking the time to take in the Hall of Heroes upstairs and pay tribute to our service men and women. And, we are delighted that you thought the atmosphere was eye catching. Although your expectations were not met we hope you give us another chance and join... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I attended an event in which we booked a section of the 2nd floor for a class reunion. From the start, one of the servers/bartenders was not very welcoming and friendly to the group. She actually made us feel as though we were an annoyance. Before booking this venue we asked if it was possible to connect an iPod to... More

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patrick b First I would like to thank your class for booking your 10yr reunion with us. I have, personally, spoken with one of the other reunion committee members yesterday afternoon by phone to discuss the situation with the music and service. The committee member explained to me the music on the iPod was "Top 40" from 2004 and I... More

Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

we had a rollicking good time here. The building is full of character, right on the riverfront, great live music, good beer, decent food. What more could you want from an Irish pub?

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Pete F Thank you so much for making Kevin Barry's Irish Pub part of your Savannah vacation! We are delighted to read you enjoyed our old building "full of character" as well as the music, food, and beer! Please join us again for more Craic on a future Savannah visit! Tara R Kevin Barry's Irish Pub More

Estero, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I were driving from Chicago to Estero, Fl. stopping along the way to see some friends. Another couple we knew drove from Macon to meet us in Savannah. We met for dinner at Kevin Barry's around 7:00 pm. on a Friday evening. Service was slow, the wine list was minimal, the Guinness was mediocre at best (and... More

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Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub, cited by ABC News as a Top 5 Irish Pub to visit in the United States! From the sounds of things; seems you came the weekend of Oktoberfest when the staff was dressed in "ridiculous costumes" also known as a "Dirndl Dress" and "Lederhosen". Don't worry; we only "play dress" up... More

Asheville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited Kevin Barry's three nights of the four we were in Savannah! We didn't eat, but visited the bar and listened to the music. Great old pub with very pleasant and attentive bartenders! Drinks were good. The music was outstanding: Gabriel Donohue played haunting Irish ballads, lively folk tunes, but my favorite was his ability to play any tune... More

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

mbemall Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in beautiful Savannah, GA! We are so pleased that you stopped in to listen to our talented musician, Gabriel Donohue and hope that you join us again on a future Savannah adventure! We are so glad you enjoyed our drinks as well as our bartenders, whom I think are the... More

Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We went here on our first night and it was a great choice. The food was excellent and everyone enjoyed the musician. This should be on your list of places to visit while in Savannah.

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Dawn C Thank you for taking the time to stop by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah! We also appreciate you taking the time to write a review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the atmosphere, food, and music and hope that you make Kevin Barry's part of a future Savannah trip! Best, Tara R More

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband, son, and I enjoyed an early dinner at Kevin Barry's. As it was the 1st day of our trip our schedules were all a bit off. We had just snacked for lunch so 2 of is were starving by 5pm. At that hour, the place was mostly empty. One other table in the downstairs dining room was occupied.... More

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AmesV77 Thank you for taking a moment to stop by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub and writing a review! We apologize the balcony was not open (it closes Monday - Wednesday at 5pm unless there is a large private party) We are glad you were able to take a moment and stroll the upstairs and pay tribute to the service men... More

Delray Beach, FL
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

They had live Irish music and it was great. Really felt like we were back in Ireland. The pub decor, pints and music were spot on. I believe the musician was from Scotland. He was an awesome performer and we really enjoyed our time here. The only complaint I had was the unknown cover charge. Although it was only $2,... More

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BoyntonOU Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub! We are so glad you enjoyed JJ Smith who is from Scotland. It is always a good time when he graces our stage! We apologize you did not see the lit $2 cover sign that sits just out side the listening room door in the main bar area. However our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is very authentic and has great live music every night. We come here often and love the food, the music, the Guinness and the Crack.

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Beckerville Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub! We are delighted that you enjoy our pub and hope to see you again soon for the food, the music, and the Craic. Best, Tara R Kevin Barry's Irish Pub More

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