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Kelly's Cafe and Expresso

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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7806 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
+1 253-851-8697
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here this morning, biscuits & gravy was good, but wife got the waffle breakfast and it was ice cold. We told the lady at the register and she was very flippant and said yea waffles get cold really fast. Funny thing was not only waffle was cold but so was the 1 sausage link and eggs. I have had... More 

Thank John M
Olalla, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner and had good service. There is plenty of seating. Breakfast is served all day. I had the pancakes, which were heavy and good, cost $10.75 with 2 eggs and bacon. My companion had the albacore tuna melt with garlic fries. Do not get the garlic fries. Do not sit with someone who orders the... More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food especially breakfast but slow service. Sometimes the staff is friendly sometimes totally ignored.

Thank chrstntrip
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Though everything I have had here was good, the fish and chips stand out and the pancakes are out of this world. Come to think of it, I really don't know how they can make a pancake that is so much better than the rest, inconceivable!

Thank craig f
Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

This is a small, local cafe which offers a very good breakfast. They also have lunch and dinner, but I have not tried those. The omelettes are large and the hash browns are delicious. Love their coffee - it's rich and dark, not "old people's" coffee!

Thank Kathleen M
Union Gap, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went to Kelly's both mornings that we were in Gig Harbor. The staff was friendly and had hot coffee in hand when you came in the door. They had both booths and tables. One large table was filled with gentlemen that obviously meet in the am to coffee and chatting. The food was very good and the prices reasonable.... More 

Thank Frank G
West Linn, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Lots of locals here, in addition to boaters and tourists, so we figured it was worth a visit. We had a fantastic breakfast of Green Eggs and Ham (you'll love this if you're a pesto fan!) and the Corned Beef Hash! I'm a tea drinker so I'll note here they have a diverse selection of high end teas in addition... More 

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Small town cafe with touch of personality. Young staff is friendly, service is good and food is DELICIOUS!!

Thank Donna M
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I couldn't believe how tasty Kelly's ones. Low key diner with superbly friendly staff. We ate there twice, amazing omelette, crab cakes and burger. We plan to return again real soon. Big favorite, not just for their friendly staff or deelish baked goods but also because they have comfort food (fish n chips!) without using cheap ingredients!!

Thank ShedaLA
Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

This is the quintessential "Gig Harbor" restaurant with delicious food, a great ice cream counter, and terrific service, surrounded by locals. We eat there often. Kelly's is noted for wonderful breakfasts too. A cool thing to remember is that kid's are free on Tuesdays!

Thank Smiles963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7806 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Gig Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 253-851-8697

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