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Reviewed March 21, 2021 via mobile

After seeing it listed in the top 35 Irish Pubs in the Star Ledger, we decided to visit. After meeting the owner Barry and drinking the Kilkenny cream ale, it should be ranked even higher. Food was excellent. Try the Bangers and Mash. Just an...excellent experience that all starts with the owner.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 6, 2021

My very dear friend of 45 years met here for lunch from different parts of the state. Our waitress was wonderful, the food was great and the owner was very welcoming. I would def. go here again! Thank you!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 3, 2021

We were in the area and wanted to have a few moments with a friend over drinks. This establishment was close to our location and fit the need. We were promptly greeted and COVID screened. We then chose an indoor table by the fireplace in...the back room. Very cozy and there were only four tables in the room. Our server, Olivia, was prompt, personable and attentive. We enjoyed a few rounds of drinks, as well as, a few rounds of appetizers. All came out promptly. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and experience. We don't live in the area, but will surely remember this establishment when we visit.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed August 30, 2020

Kilkenny House has setup outdoor dining in their parking lot and tables are well spaced. Service was very good. Shepard's Pie was tasty

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

A delightful local place to eat with Barry the owner visiting each table with his fun Irish humor. Regular menus with great burgers and flavorful Irish dishes supplemented with daily specials.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by for a beer and Reuben sandwich. Got a nice table by the fireplace on a very cold day. The atmosphere was upbeat and the food was great. This place is one of the best pubs I have been to in a long long...time.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

With the price of burgers skyrocketing just about everywhere...even in diners...it is noteworthy to come across a world-class burger for just $10. This burger is juicy, flavorful and served on an English muffin. AND if you don't want fries, you can get a side salad....It's not just a bunch of lettuce. The salad is loaded with tomatoes, onions, carrots and other ingredients. I highly recommend checking it out!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

A great spot in the heart of Cranford. Great value meals. Great hosts. We enjoyed a nice meal and the entertainment was fun.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

Visited Kilkennys with Family on a Wed night, place was very busy and there were few spare seats. Tried the Guinness and it tasted great. I had the Cottage Pie and it tasted great, I certainly enjoyed it. Staff were very good and we had...a great time at Killkennys. When in the area I'll be back for more Guinness & Pie !More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

About as close as you can get to authentic irish food without actually being in ireland. Everyone loved the food and the Guinness was great.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

This place couldn’t be worse. Horrible air conditioning, don’t sit in the back room as it smells like bathroom sewage and the waitresses are just idiots. Food wasn’t bad but it’s hard to eat when the back room smells like a porta John. Go elsewhere....My family was so disappointed. This place is bad.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Kilkenny1960, Owner at Kilkenny House, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Hugh, I am sorry you did not have a good time at Kilkenny House. We had issues all week with our air conditioning and I apologize for that. The weather was brutal and 2 air conditioners went down which might have lead to the smell...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Sat at the bar to have some drinks and a light meal. Had a band playing that was pretty good. The bar crowd were people closer to my age, which is over 40 so I felt right at home. Hamburger was a good meal and...the bartender was friendly serving up my cold beers on tap!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday and enjoyed the live music, bar drinks, and food. Corned beef sandwich had thick slices with fries, good burgers, sweet potato veggie burger and many more selections. Outdoor service and 2 dining rooms. A fun time in a lovely walkable town.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Recommend always food is amazing great atmosphere good lighting great texture of food big drink selection

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Great food and service. Very consistent. Definitely recommend to try. Owner is great and is very present walking around to meet people.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Kilkenny House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5