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Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House

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26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1811
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12:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Olympic Peninsula
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Kelly's based on their Trip Advisor #1 ranking.... and we were not disappointed! We like early dining as we avoid crowds and get the opportunity sample the kitchen and services at their best. We also sometimes get to talk with owners and management to learn their stories. Such was the case for our 17:00 dinner @ Kelly's with... More 

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Thank WilliTheKid
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing us this review on your visits with us here at Kellys. We value all the feedback we get from our customers and appreciate all the comments youve made and noted a change on how we prepare our brushetta. So thank you! Hopefully you will return to Kilrush on future trips and sample the slight... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you have read any of my other reviews, you are likely tired of me talking how great and friendly the waitstaff is, how ample the portions are and how no one hurried us as we plated a family game if Euchre (mid west American card game), but Kelly's was a perfect stop. We had left Quin, near Ennis, middle... More 

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Thank J0hnnyO929
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and writing this wonderful review on Kellys. I missed you guys before you left that day. Hope the rest of your stay in Ireland was memorable. Thanks again, Happy New Year. Ginny and Ian More 

Wyoming
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a warm, welcoming bar and restaurant. Great atmosphere. We had seafood chowder and crab cakes, and they were both amazing. We talked with the owner for about an hour, and we ended up wanting to move to Kilrush. Nice, nice people.

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Thank spgsaab
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your visit here with us and the conversation. Perhaps you'll visit Kilrush again on your next visit to the West of Ireland. All the best, Ginny and Ian More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Whether its for a cup of coffee midweek or a Sunday lunch it's always a pleasure to pay a visit to Kellys.The staff greet you warmly,the food is always tasty with generous portions and the wine and beer selection is great.Highly recommended

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Thank Jenni E
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Cheers for writing us this review. Always our pleasure to serve you all. Thanks for the recommendation. Happy New Year. Ginny and Ian More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting Kilrush for 2nd time this year. We always make sure that we stop over at our favourite restaurant Kelly's for lunch. The food and the services are amazing and second to none. The Signature Seafood Chowder and crab cakes are one of the best which I have ever had in Ireland. There is no surprise at all to see... More 

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Thank Tony L
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in writing back to you. So glad you enjoyed your meal with us again and hope you continue to visit us when you're in Ireland. Thanks again for taking the time to write the review. Merry Christmas. Cheers, Ian and Ginny Forbes More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It is no surprise that Kelly's is number one on Tripadvisor in Kilrush. We have only been in Kilrush for 3 days and this is our second lunch here. It is warm and welcoming and the staff are very friendly. Ginny and Ian have this place down to an art. The food is always excellent and cooked perfectly. Never a... More 

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kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your raving review. We are glad you enjoyed it and appreciate your business . Thanks again, see you again on your next visit to Kilrush. Cheers, Ginny More 

Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Kilrush on the way back to Ennis for a bite to eat and found this very friendly pub. The fish chowder is something else and really worth trying. Steak panini also worth a try. Excellent value for money.

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Thank Sue F
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are pleased you enjoyed yourself and look forward to future visits now that you've found us! Thanks again, Cheers Ian and Ginny Forbes More 

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264 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well, when the evening comes and it is dark out there you want to find somewhere where they treat you like old friends We were looking for something simple and yet tasty and we found it at Kelly's. Has the soup of the day, a chowder and steak sandwich between the three of us. All good and filled the hole... More 

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Thank Steve M
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed every aspect of your visit here at Kellys and hope you will make a return visit. Thanks again, Cheers, Ian and Ginny More 

Kilkee, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fantastic place to eat, I keep going back and have never been disappointed, fantastic with the children

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Thank Cliona M
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and writing your review on us. Glad to hear we are doing things right and your family is enjoying their visits here with us. Thanks again, Ginny and Ian More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went to Kelly's based on the Trip Advisor reviews and were disappointed. We were there on a Wednesday and the restaurant was very quiet. The garlic prawns were over cooked and had way too much garlic. It was almost as though they had been sitting and were reheated. The beef stew though was good. The desserts were marginal as... More 

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Thank Allison G
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, We are quite confused about your vague comments. Firstly, you claim to have come here on a quiet Wednesday? and had food that we havent had on our menu in over a year. So Did you actually come here? or is there another reason why you wrote this not so flattering review? More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Irish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilrush
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 1811
Description
We provide good food and good value. A taste of Ireland with a bit of an American Twist. Casual dining. Dress Casual. Family friendly. Follow us on Facebook as well.

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