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May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Shropshire UK
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136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here on our first night. Hope this isn't really the number one restaurant in North Conway! Peach and goats cheese salad and meatloaf were OK but nothing special. Friendly service though.

Thank sueg47
London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Busy in high summer season but they do their very best to not have you waiting around. Bar is excellent, service is fast and attentive enough and the food selection is great. The owner is lovely - once I misordered (I read the menu wrong) and didn't like my order and she was so lovely and changed it for something... More 

Thank cj0c
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful evening at May Kelly starting with a welcoming hostess. Our waiter added to the enjoyment. We had a leisurely meal with a great sunset out on the deck at the restaurant. The food was very good and extremely plentiful. I would not hesitate to go again. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank BostonLadybug
Westerly, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we were walked right in and sat on a Friday at 7:00. We sat outside on the back patio with a lovely view of the mountains. The service was great and food was homestyle and fantastic. Highly recommend this gem with eclectic antique décor. Will absolutely return!

1 Thank acavalier4
Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't be put off if there's a lengthy wait when you arrive, there's a reason so many people want to come here. Firstly the ambiance - you feel like you're at home the moment you walk through the door. Secondly the food is fantastic, well above average for your typical pub fare. We highly recommend trying the traditional Irish dishes... More 

1 Thank whereisnext
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for food and drink. Outdoor seating made for a really nice dinner. Was impressed with all the decorations on the walls. Wait staff was a bit hit and miss though May herself was very charming.

1 Thank Joe C
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 dinner 2 apps 2 deserts For 2 people $28.00 total Yum yum Great deal Nice selection Go earlier for best choic/ some things run out Atmosphere was lovely Wonderful Irish lad hostess Service was attentive

Thank LT D
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived around 3pm for the Sunday Session. Seems the musicians didn't get the word as the music began around 4pm. Ordered the Flatbread special. Disappointed as the Flatbread arrived burned on the crust and bottom. A plus was the wait staff was pleasant an attentive. Overall a disappointment.

1 Thank Sherman B
Warwick, Rhode Island
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We own a vacation home about 5 minutes from North Conway and our "go to" place for a delicious meal is May Kelly's! Fantastic drinks and the owners meals are always yummy!! Staff are all friendly and top notch! You typically get greeted by the other owner... And her pride in their restaurant shows through! Hard working people who love... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to go with friends. The food and atmosphere are conducive to a good time. No matter what you order, you'll get a full plate of hearty food.

1 Thank PatLathrop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: 603-356-7005

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?