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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
4:00 pm - 9:00 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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Ottawa, Canada
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123 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely Irish setting with a varied and interesting menu. We have made May Kelly's a regular stop on our annual fall road trip. Staff friendly; food delicious (and very plentiful) and reasonably priced. Over the years, we have tried many NConway establishments, but this is by far our favorite.

Thank RexT
South Plainfield
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for dinner. Recommended by locals my wife and I had met. Food did not disappoint. My wife had the meatloaf and I had the Irish stew. Food was fantastic and price was reasonable. Very scenic. Has outdoor seating.

Thank John K
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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383 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We use TripAdvisor ratings/rankings on a regular basis -- and we find them quite accurate a high percentage of the time. Based on our recent experience in North Conway, not only isn't this place the best -- I'd place it far down the list -- and perhaps the only establishment we visited to which we would not return. Granted, it... More 

Thank RichardB562
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu is extensive and excellent choice of many traditional "old fashioned" dishes. The portion sizes are huge and most people seemed to take away at the end. The atmosphere is excellent, with the restaurant being full of interesting curios.

Thank Sue S
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great restaurant with quirky decor and delicious food. We had the special which was a two for price of one. We Loved it.!

Thank kerryann2016
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got the Irish trio. The beef stew was so great. The chicken pot pie was also good. We did not eat the Shepard's pie. One of the websites we looked at, the hours posted incorrect. Glad we made the effort to call!

Thank Renu B
Palm Beach, Florida
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310 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We called for a reservation later in the day and were told that there were no reservations to be had until after 8 p.m. We discovered that they had a special that night of two dinners (appetizer,entree,and dessert) for $28.00. We decided that they limited the number of early reservations,cut them off to allow for walk-ins, which we became. The... More 

Thank rockhound94
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the family here while staying in Jackson, and it was a fun place to have a meal with a big group. Irish pub fare with a mix of traditional and standard selections. Great beer selection, and someplace different to eat while up in North Conway.

Thank Brian O
Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I experienced this restaurant on a whim!! it was absolutely fantastic and the price was reasonable. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who visits New Hampshire!!

Thank dariaavila
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were up leaf peeping and stopped for a quick bite. The decor was awesome! We had all kinds of appetites and they were very good. We will definitely be back.

Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, 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
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?