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Kelly's Old Barney Restaurant


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American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been going here for years, it never fails to please. great seafood selections. Not at all fancy (cash only), there is counter service or table service. Pleasant people. Spare air conditioning, so don't go on a really hot day. The bathroom is ancient. Look ahead...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank john o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, warm and inviting. We go every time we visit the island. After meal we go out back to visit the lighthouse “Barney”. Boats go in and out to ocean. Beautiful to watch. Of course, if up to it, you can climb to top...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 576milliea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For many years my family owned a home on Barnegat Light. We went back to visit and when young always had to go to Kelly's for ice cream. This time we went for lunch with friends and our server was friendly and attentive. We all...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank amrobinson1820
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We ate at Kelly’s after spending the day wandering around the island and ending up at the lighthouse. The food was very good and the service was great. From the broiled seafood platter to the fried chicken, everyone in our group really enjoyed everything we...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank RockingLoud
Reviewed July 24, 2019

When visiting the Barnegat Lighthouse, this is a pretty good spot for lunch depending on what you select. The hits were: the crab cakes, the caesar salad with a delicious, moist broiled salmon and the spinach salad with fresh tuna. Things to skip are the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

So here I am at the end of the island - looking for lunch. Read the reviews kind of knew what I was expecting - Thought why not I’m here. Very friendly wait staff and pleasant end of the line old school fishing decor. Ordered...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

I love this spot for Dairy Queen on a summer day or night, but they need to get their act together. The wait is ridiculous and the staff works in slow motion as the lines get longer.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank RthrB
Reviewed June 27, 2019

Went there for lunch this past week. To say were disappointed is an understatement. Its usually very good but for some reason, this time everything was wrong. Service was slow (and it wasn't that busy), kitchen was disorganized (so was just about everything else), and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Loaded with charm, and fairly good food, a great bet for breakfast or lunch. nice people, bathroom is awful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank john o
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Well what else should you do for breakfast, lunch, or dinner when you are in Barnegat Light? Head to KELLY'S, its a family run, (from Frank and Michelle, to Ryan (the cook+) Christen, and even the grandchildren are helping out learning the business. Breakfast of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel W
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