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Kevin Barry's

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Downtown
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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117 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
+1 912-233-9626
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sunny Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been meaning to get down to Kevin Barry's the last couple times we had been in Savannah, and we finally made it a couple weeks ago. We weren't disappointed. Excellent Irish food, great selection of beers, excellent wait staff, and a closed off room especially for listening to Irish music. The main part of the bar is typically... More 

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

zekesphotos Thank you so much for taking a moment of your day to review Kevin Barry's Irish Pub! We are so happy you finally made it after all this time! Delighted to hear we met your expectations and you enjoyed the food, beers, staff, and the music! Thank you for pointing out our Listening Room where guests can hear the... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked in to the place sat at the bar .. We were excited hear from friends it was a cool place and the atmosphere is very Irish pub !! That I will give a 6 star for. Unfortunately we waited with only 4 other people sitting at the down stairs bar for a few more then a couple of minutes... More 

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Thank Neeasa
kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Neeasa Thank you for visiting Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah, GA cited by ABC News a Top 5 Irish Pub to Visit, Nominated for Irish Pub of the Year 2015 by IPG in Dublin, and voted consecutively since 2010 as Best Irish Pub by Connect Savannah. I say that so you can see your own credibility for giving us... More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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307 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I walked into the bar and sat down. It was reasonably busy night but with two bartenders working it seemed like it would be all right. I was about to the point of being unsure anyone would wait on me when one of the bartenders did finally get over and ask me if I wanted a drink, so I ordered... More 

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

cwbunger32 Thank you for visiting Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah, GA cited by ABC News a Top 5 Irish Pub to Visit, Nominated for Irish Pub of the Year 2015 by IPG in Dublin, and voted consecutively since 2010 as Best Irish Pub by Connect Savannah. You are correct in saying that you visited us on a busy night... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was peak time. 12:30 for lunch. And it was completely Empty. The food was ok. But i don't know why I got a bad vibe, and why the place was so empty. Especially when it is on river street.

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Thank Shane M
kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Shane M I am not 100% sure where you got your (mis)information from in that 12:30 was "peak time" for lunch but let me take a moment to correct you... For what ever reason "peak time" for lunch is usually after 1:30/2:00 in the afternoon. Now while I don't know exactly why this is I do have a few theories:... More 

Burlington, NC
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family went here as we were leaving Savannah. I wanted to hit them up for dinner the night before but we had kids and I respect that a lot of bars on River St. don't really cater to little ones after 8. We got there right as they opened and we had the place to ourselves. I really liked... More 

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Katfood I am so glad you and your family were able to stop by for lunch at Kevin Barry's Irish Pub last week! It was a pleasure speaking with y'all! Also thank you for considering the ages of your children when you visited because, as you said, a lot of places cannot "cater" to children after 8pm (or, in our... More 

Fairhope
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had eaten here on a previous trip to Savannah and had enjoyed it. Last time I had fish and chips which I had enjoyed, but this time we both had shepherds pie. The portions were very generous and the flavor was very good. Could have used more staff, waitress was spread too thin so not a lot of service.

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Thank Kay H
kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Kay Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah. And, we appreciate your repeat business and we hope you will join us again in the future for other delicious Irish fare! When we make our schedule we do so according to if there are conventions in town and how many attendees... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in for a drink or two, and left after one. It was a little stinky in the early afternoon. We're long time Irish Pub patrons and we would rate this one below average.

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Thank Edward R
kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Edward R Thank you for visiting Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah, GA! Although you gave us a "below average" rating we are delighted you stopped by and enjoyed at least one fine drink in our establishment that was rated by ABC News as a Top 5 Irish Pub to visit, was a top 5 nominee for Irish Pub of... More 

Georgia
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a bar/pub/eatery full of military memorabilia. It is right on River Street. There is a long bar upstairs overlooking the river, which is a neat place to sit and watch some of the biggest barges you'll ever see coming down the Savannah River. The place is covered in military artifacts. If anyone in your party is or has... More 

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

pcola65 Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub and taking a moment to enjoy the upstairs Hall of Heroes where we are proud to honor our men and women who have selflessly served our nation. We hope you join us again for more ship watching, dinner, and don't forget we offer live Irish music 7 nights a week... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are very places I go that I feel like have achieved a status of "delightful." This is one of those places. From the bartenders, particularly Brian, Holly and Chris, who know how to properly pour a pint of Guinness(I say this because most bartenders specifically do not), the wait staff, and the dank, dark environment that feels like you're... More 

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kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

Ian P I think to answer your question, it was Seamus Ennis who originally put the Whiskey in the Jar back in 1958, then the Dubliners in in 1967, and even Metallica did their own version in 1998. But, let’s face it… No one puts Whiskey in a Jar better than bar tenders who know how to pour a drink!... More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, cousin, his wife and I came to this restaurant for lunch on a Sunday. We are upstairs. Nick was our server and he was awesome. He was tending bar but also waiting on all tables with a big smile. Such a cutie. We got Ruebens, Cuban sandwhiches, pretzels and wings and the Irish nachos which were all amazing.... More 

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Thank cephuslilnation
kbpub, Public Relations Manager at Kevin Barry's, responded to this review

cephuslilnation Thank you for stopping by Kevin Barry's Irish Pub in Savannah with your family! And, thank you for taking the time to write us a review! I will be sure to let Nick know how much you enjoyed his service and commend him on a job well done taking care of you and everyone else in a timely manor!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-9626

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