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May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub

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Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7005
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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North Conway, New Hampshire
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

May Kelly’s is a popular Irish Pub and Restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere, friendly service and quirky, fun décor. As the #1 rated North Conway restaurant in TripAdvisor, it has its own big shoes and storied reputation to fill, which isn’t easy. It has a huge menu of snacks, salads, sandwiches, sides, full dinners and desserts plus a grand variety... More 

Thank LinnieSP
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good experience. We took advantage of the evening's 3-course special foe two people. Excellent choice. The potato cake was the best ever. The light horseradish cream made it and I don't usually care for horseradish. Cranberry vinaigrette is very refreshing. The meatloaf- large serving and better than I make. My husband's fish and chips reminded him of being in... More 

Thank Cat75701
New Hampshire
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A not to miss restaurant in the Valley. We planned to eat outdoors but unfortunately all tables were occupied however we were seating by the window with an equally fantastic view. The restaurant is divided among several rooms, each with a comfortable theme. We started with an app special - Irish Nachos. Our server - I cannot recall his name... More 

Thank kdubyaNH
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. The host was a sweetheart with a lovely irish accent. This place has an amazing atmosphere and fun to dine with friends or family. Also the food was fantastic. You must have the meatloaf. It was the best ive ever had.

Thank mrmagichat
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint Irish restaurant. There are antique items everywhere including the bathroom. The people are very friendly. We were there on a Sunday when they have an Irish band playing. The food was delicious. My husband had fish and chips which was so good. I had a BLT. It was made with what they call Irish bacon. The... More 

Thank rolfaj
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very quaint and interesting place! We only ordered an appetizer and drinks, but they were delicious. The view from the patio is what we were there for and it was worth it. I would love to return on a Sunday for a Irish seisuin. Great family history and memorabilia in the bar area.

Thank Smileycat14
Madison, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

May Kelly's "IS" a go to experience! Been going there for many years, and gave met many friends inside that one of a kind decor! Please go, please enjoy everything the offer. A truly unique experience. Take the time to look around. And enjoy everything on the menu! It's all good! Yeah, I'm a little bias. It's been part of... More 

Thank Holly B
Rochester, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a Saturday Night dinner and LOVED the memorabilia scattered throughout the surprisingly large restaurant. Outside deck seating was beyond compare, with the view of fields, lake and mountains. Service was top notch - friendly, efficient, and accurate. Appetizer and meals were served with little wait time. Drinks were refilled without having to be asked. Food was... More 

Thank Lauren D
Sebago, Maine
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat in North Conway on a rainy Wednesday evening in April. Part of our party had been there before with good results so we gave it a try. We were not disappointed. Many different seating options - small dining room, larger dining room, deck, and pub area. We chose a nice small dining... More 

Thank E L
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulously filling meal. Our biggest mistake was getting a delicious starter which we shared. It The potato cakes filled us up. I got the taste of Ireland. ( beef stew, shepherds pie and chicken pot Pie. ). Perfect if you can't decide. I did bring some home. My husband got the Irish mixed grill. You can't go... More 

Thank Arlene M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 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: +1 603-356-7005

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