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Kelly's Tavern

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Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
+1 732-775-9517
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“reuben” (29 reviews)
“black russian” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Used to be a go to place for me but that was a long time ago! I visited with family and had talked the place up quite a bit but felt like leaving as soon as I stepped inside. It was so dark and dingy...More

Thank Malatchy
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We were having a gathering of 20 friends. I saw multiple workers go behind the shed outside to drink beers multiple times. The Yankees were playing Game 7, USC at Notre Dame, Penn State v. Michigan. A patron at the bar very politely asked the...More

2  Thank michaelvoza
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Good food, bigger than average portion sizes, great pub atmosphere. They're famous for their many varieties of the Reuben - bring your appetite!

Thank 02Jeter
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Nothing better than an Irish Pub. I enjoyed all kinds of food here. They really blow it up over Saint Patrick's Day. I miss this place for lunch meetings.

Thank Teri L
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend had the Rueben sandwich mama Mia. Was that the best ever. You have to visit Kelly's Tavern in Neptune City NJ . Also ask for server Art best server ever and if you go on tired he will wake you up...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Local- I still remember coming here with my parents 25 years ago for the Reuben's... not much has changed. Good food, good drink, good service, good prices. Good time all around. I wish there was still a pinball machine in the lobby.... Family friendly (during...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed August 14, 2017

My husband and I met a friend here for bfast and the food was amazing! I had the cornbeef hash wrap and I have to say it was incredible. I would order that for the rest of my life and never get sick of it!

1  Thank William G
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Ate outside, one of our summer traditions for the $12 lobster and raw Bar. The only problem is a measured shot for a mixed drink. How bad is that, especially for an Irish Bar. Whatever happened to a good pour. Guess they can't afford it....More

Thank thomaswI8892VB
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The service was excellent. Our waiter was "johnny on the spot" so we were very pleased with the service. The food could have been better and I would say it was only average.

Thank rwr1226
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We stopped in to Kelly's Tavern for corned beef sandwiches and a cold beer on a hot day at the Jersey Shore. The beer was cold and the sandwiches were great. The french fries that came with the lunch were also very good. The service...More

Thank garda19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Neptune City
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-9517
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