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The Kerry Irish Pub

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Address: 331 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1001
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I really like this place and I've been coming here for years. I don't know if I would call this a "legitimate" Irish pub, but if you are in the mood for Harp or Guinness, they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
Marielle S
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Renton, WA
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Big bartender guy was a jerk. I asked to use the restroom before I ordered and he insisted that I order a drink first. I'm not letting that sit out on the bar to be tampered with so I went elsewhere. It was an embarrassing exchange in front of the patrons.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I really like this place and I've been coming here for years. I don't know if I would call this a "legitimate" Irish pub, but if you are in the mood for Harp or Guinness, they have it. While it isn't the cleanest bar in the world, it does attract a good crowd and they have bands playing almost nightly.... More 

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Thank Marielle S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice little spot for a drink, not too crowded, not real cheap, ($5 draft, $8 whisky), claim to fame is live music, stop in when they have some performer that appeals to you.

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Thank David M. S
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Been to Ireland many times and enjoy the pubs there. This ain't no Irish pub. Rude little bartender. Short pours of whisky in uncommonly small whisky glasses. 2 musicians but disappointing music.

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Thank Rich T
Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Sat out the rain here... Good music... Good beer... Good service! Great ambiance. Highly recommend if you are in the area!

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Thank Melika688
Manorville, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a bar with a pool table. The bartender is gruf, but fun to talk to, Do not order a dring with an umbrella, because you might get asked to leave. Stop by for a drink wortyh the visit. take note of all the dollars on walls.

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Thank Jim M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Reminded me of McGuire's in Pensacola with all the dollar bills hanging from the ceiling. They do serve half pints of Guiness which is nice. Couple TV's for sports lovers.

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Thank Nancy L
Memphis, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

We had a great time there Friday night. Medium sized crowd. Great music, cold beer, and none of the crazies from Bourbon. Planned to just stop in for one beer to get out of the cold, but ended up staying for several beers.

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Thank arkansasgirl10
Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Fantastic little place!! We found this delight totally by accident right after the Sugar Bowl Parade when we were walking back to our hotel. Wonderful atmosphere, terrific barkeep. Nonsmoking, nonvaping--extra treat!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Kerry is a hole in the wall neighborhood Irish pub that makes you feel welcome the minute you step inside and sit at the bar surrounded by dollar bills posted on the wall. The bartender was witty and irreverent and kept a smile on my face and my Guinness glass filled. Many European travelers were visiting, which made for... More 

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