We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kelly's Tavern

Unclaimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
Reviews (163)
Filter reviews
162 results
Traveler rating
65
53
25
11
8
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
65
53
25
11
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews reuben sauerkraut sushi lobster onion rings nachos irish bar outside patio jersey shore true irish pub cold beer irish fare irish memorabilia central jersey great drinks huge menu fun atmosphere
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 162 reviews
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Amazing Rueben Sandwich. Great drinks fantastic service thank you Matt. You won’t be sorry just full and happy

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ramonv815
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

It’s a very busy area when it’s a nice evening outside . Lots of wait staff taking care of us . I would like to see plastic reusable glasses outside . It would step it up a notch . Wine taste better from a plastic...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gymlady30
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

My very first time and I was very pleased the service was very good and the beer was very cold and fresh you can tell that they take pride from the time you enter and the hard part is always when you have to leave...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 306deank
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Visited on St Patrick’s Day. Yes, crazy I know. They handled the crowd well and we all had a great time. Food was great and beer was cold.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank aarohm
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

It's a very lively place. Not quiet usually load but a good loud. Everyone talking all the time. Very family friendly. The best thing to eat is their Reuben. Small is big enough for couple. We always ask for cabbage instead of Sauerkraut ,Extra Russian...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 10ameliam
Reviewed January 25, 2019

i haven’t been to Kelly’s in about a year or so. I’ve been there probably a dozen times and it’s always bee a good place for Pub food. Our last visit was the worse ever. I had the filet mignon sliders and they were pretty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BobCMiddletown
Reviewed December 19, 2018

My husband and his family have been going to Kelly's for 50 years, and I was brought there for the first time nearly 30 years ago. Not much has changed, which makes it a necessary stop for any Jersey Shore excursion. The food is nothing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LaurenSwan
Reviewed December 9, 2018

A group of us came here for dinner after work on evening. The atmosphere is definitely that of a pub! I had the pork roll sandwich and loaded Irish potato soup and both were yummy! One of the group had the fish and chips and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mrsgfhjr
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Ice cold beer, good food, raucous atmosphere. This is one of truest Irish pubs you will find. The Reuben is renowned and fantastic. Plenty of TVs and a large bar. Shore institution since 1949. They even have a good breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Das4545
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself in Central Jersey and are looking for a place to truly maximize your Jersey Shore experience, you've got to check out Kelly's Tavern. Multiple beers on draft and in bottles, amazing memorabilia on the walls, and sports all over the place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dream581851
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Americas Best Value Inn-Neptune
87 reviews
.24 miles away
Belmar Motor Lodge
52 reviews
.85 miles away
Mayfair Hotel
52 reviews
1.21 miles away
Shawmont Hotel
113 reviews
1.74 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 21 nearby restaurants
Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmine's Pizzeria
455 reviews
.52 miles away
Clementines
150 reviews
.16 miles away
Brennen's Steakhouse
164 reviews
.31 miles away
Bedrock Bistro
95 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
ZiggyB Sport Fishing
5 reviews
.35 miles away
Bradley Beach Cinema
97 reviews
.58 miles away
Belmar Parasail
85 reviews
.64 miles away
Little Dog Brewing Co.
8 reviews
.69 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kelly's Tavern staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing