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Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town - Chinatown
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112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3507 (Burnside)
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Omaha, Nebraska
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place has a great feel and the food was excellent. I was very impressed with the shepards pie and the beer selection.

Thank Hdtoth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here the other day the food was fantastic. Really hit the spot. However I feel we were profiled by our waitress who seemed to think we weren't tippers (because we ordered water for a drink and not beer) and therefore not worth serving like the rest of the tables. An older woman with blonde hair... More 

Thank antoinettenac
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title says, Irish pub with a cigar bar. Worth the stop if you like Irish fare but if you don't, there are so many other places around Portland that are better

Thank Scott C
Portland, Oregon
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server was very good, sorry I do not remember her name. Service was fast, efficient. The food was very good, decor is interesting. A good place to stop in for a quick bite.

Thank 1amalie
Castle Pines, Colorado
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After walking pikes market, we walked up the hill and found this really cool Irish pub in the sun. Although we only had drinks, the menu looked awesome and the clam chowder that's on the table next to us looks really tasty.

Thank Kelly c
Coos Bay, Oregon
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy a cigar...in their exclusive cigar room in basement! Didn't get to eat...their house IPA was good.

1 Thank ltdan52
Denver, Colorado
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117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A typical Irish Pub in America. The food was good, the service was good, but nothing stands out significantly in my mind. That's not always a bad thing, because you know what to expect. I think the beer selection was good and I enjoyed the Kells Seasonal, which was a stout. I had the fish and chips and my wife... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was delicious! I had the Shepherd's Pie and it was delicious. My daughter is a vegetarian but she really wanted a Reuben without meat, and they were kind enough to fix her a Reuben sandwich with sauerkraut, extra cheese and the sauce. Her battery had run out on her cell phone, and the hostess was kind enough... More 

Thank Ann R
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very friendly waiter and the entire staff seemed good, but the food was pretty ordinary. It wasn't overly expensive but I would still recommend looking for other options, of which there are plenty in the area.

Thank mebyrnes
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here twice while in town and both times were good meals and good service. Has a decent soccer crowd, too.

Thank Hiedir42

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, British, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3507
  • Public Transportation: 1st and Oak and Skidmore on Max Line
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 503-227-4057

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?