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Tom Kelly's

American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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495 Degroate Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451-2912
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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New Lenox, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have ordered both burgers and salads to go.. The night I picked up burgers was awesome, great cheeseburgers cooked just the way you want them.. And ordered chef salads to go on a Hot August Evening, when you can't eat anything warm because it so hot outside. Salads from here are awesome....

Thank Itsmekcr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best chicken salad and burgers! Friendly clientele! Tv's located everywhere for best viewing Great location for parties

Thank April M
Lockport, Illinois
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered ribs, which were very good. The waiter was very accommodating and helpful.The portions were OK compared to the price, but not excellent. It was a nice place to eat before going to the movie theater.

Thank tbergster
Chicago, Ill
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Visited on a Sat. for dinner, they where not very busy and now I know why! Service was poor at best! The ribeye sandwich I ordered had no taste! For being an Irish pub, the corned beef and cabbage was not good at all! Corned beef was chewy probably the worse we have ever had! The bar is in the... More 

Thank sukieakie
Kouts, Indiana
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have been to Tom Kelly's 3 years in a row when racing at Joliet. This year I was less impressed than the previous years, but still liked it. The wait staff wasn't quite as good & the food was down a notch as well. Not much, just enough that I noticed.

Thank Babes3020
Orland Park, Illinois
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The Ruben Burger is a must in this cute Irish Pub. We tried to try something different, but this burger is unbelievably delicious. The burger is also filled with corn beef with thousand island dressing on the side. The seasoned fries are a nice added touch. Craft beers (attached) are also available, along with a full bar.

Thank mdtravelers78
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Had the ribs on special Sunday night so tender and delicious there was also a beer drink special made for a really good affordable night

Thank irsheyes
Frankfort, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here twice in a matter of hours. The first time, my boyfriend and I stopped in for a quick drink before our movie date. We were greeted promptly and directed to the bar. Being Sunday, Bloody Mary's were on special for $4. We ordered 2 and they were fantastic! I was pleasantly surprised to watch our bartender top our... More 

Thank Diana L
New Lenox, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

the irish stew has very little meat. Lots of gravy and veggies but for the price not way. had very little flavor also.it is a loud place. if you are looking for a nice quite place this is not it.

Thank neenee1420
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Stopped in after show , and tried this restaurant for the first time. Excellent Irish Pub with outstanding ,large sandwiches of all types , and a long list of drinks and Craft beer. Really large and nice bar for a restaurant. Must try for a casual dining setting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Degroate Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451-2912
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  New Lenox
  • Phone Number: 8154628420

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?