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The Killarney

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
+1 802-228-7797
12:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt quite at home in this Irish style pub. Wait staff were friendly and helpful. My husband was very impressed with the selection of single malts both Scottish and Irish. Service was prompt and the food served matched the menu description. Menu items are typical British pub fare and on the high side. Restaurant is clean and has many... More 

Thank John D
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

I'm so glad you and your husband felt at home in our cozy pub, John. It's also great to hear our fare was to your liking as well as our fun decor. Come and see us again soon! Mark - Owner More 

Long Island, New York
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, food was good (wings and roast beef sandwich), beer was cold. Not too much parking when it's busy (we didn't go one day because of that) but the next day, before the slopes closed, parking was better.

Thank wa_ha_ka
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed some food and beer with us here at The Killarney and thanks for letting me know you were happy with everything. As for the parking, our lot sometimes becomes more crowded during the ski season, but we hope this won't prevent you from stopping by again. Thanks for your message, and have a great day. Warmly,... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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261 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

It was just beginning to snow. We scooted in for warmth wings and brew. Very tasty! Sat at the bar as snow danced outside cold brew and wings. Yum

Thank Cocktails_at_Seven
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Thanks for painting such a beautiful scene! I' glad you had a cozy and enjoyable time when you last visited The Killarney, and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Bartender made a Mai Tai even thought it's not on normal menu. It was pretty good. Food came out quick and the Mashed with cabbage was yummy.

Thank Katimix
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Glad to hear our bartender could get a Mai Tai just for you and that you also loved your food! It would be our pleasure to have you back for another visit that is just as enjoyable. Thanks for reaching out, and have a great rest of your day. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

Holden, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We drive thru Ludlow often living in MA with a place in Vt. Am very surprised at the low ratings. Luckily for us we tried it first before checking the ratings. Parking lot was nearly full. We were greeted by a very personable young lady who asked if we wanted a high top or low table. We were seated immediately... More 

Thank hsosnoff
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear the service and food were both impressive, though I'm sorry we weren't able to impress more. I'll have to keep an eye on the slow service you mentioned, and I really hope we'll have the chance to welcome you in again someday. I'm confident we can really take it up a notch for you! All the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We tried Reuben sandwich and fish and chips. Not too bad. Corned beef and cabbage rolls were worth to try. Our server was nice and many choices of wine and beer. Right next to okemo resort entrance. If you like Irish pub, this is a place to go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendation and for loving our Reuben and fish and chips! I hope to have the pleasure of serving you again one day. Cheers, Mark - Owner More 

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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This review is long overdue... If you are looking for a classic pub with great food, this is the place! Can't wait to visit again.

Thank Dave L
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Hi, Dave. Thanks for carving out the time to write this review! It sure means a lot knowing we have the support from awesome people such as yourself. I'm looking forward to seeing you again. Cheers, Mark - Owner More 

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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a quiet Saturday afternoon. The hostess seated us and brought water. There were a few other tables but it certainly didn't seem busy. After about 10 minutes the waitress took our order. After 10 more minutes someone else brought the drinks to us. After 25 minutes the waitress appeared and said, they were out of the... More 

1 Thank Fantafelix
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that we didn't quite meet your expectations during your visit here. We know how important quality service is around here, so we're sorry to hear that the serving order, service time line, and burger preparation was a bit off. This isn't like us, and we'll be sure to look into this with our team right away... More 

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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The food the drinks the service everything is excellent. I have the wings and chili for lunch both delicious. I will definitely be back and highly recommended this place.

Thank Christopher D
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Christopher, thanks so much for your recommendation -- that means a lot to us here at The Killarney! Of course, it's best knowing you're a fan of our food, drinks, and service, and we know your next visit will be just as fun. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

Cheshire, Connecticut
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

In a nutshell, the food was okay, service not so hot. Not enough personnel on hand made for a chaotic evening where we were seated and then procceded to wait for someone. One waitress came by, took our beverage order and then three other servers came by to take order(?). Our soups also arrived lukewarm, we sent them back for... More 

1 Thank djdicenzo
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

This is certainly not the kind of experience I wish for anyone to have while dining at The Killarney, and I'm sorry to hear about these several mishaps. It sounds like you caught us on an off day, and please know I'll be addressing these issues with my staff to make any necessary changes. Of course, it's my hope to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-7797
"Come for the food, stay for the fun!!"

Welcome to The Killarney, a family owned and operated pub, where locals and visitors alike come to gather in an authentic Irish atmosphere. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, unwinding with friends over a frosty pint or feeding the family, The Killarney is the place to be! With 5 HDTV's and surround sound, The Killarney is also a great spot to have a pint and watch the game! Featuring 15 beers on draft and over 30 beers in bottles, The Killarney has something for every taste. If beer is not your beverage of choice we have a full bar, and boast the best Scotch and Irish whiskey selection in the area. We are committed to serving quality food and drink in a relaxed setting with friendly service. Here at The Killarney we use the finest ingredients and local products whenever possible, including Singleton's smoked bacon, Grafton cheeses, Green Mountain Smokehouse products and fresh produce from local growers in season.

At the Killarney, there are no strangers, only friends that you haven't met.

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