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The Killarney

44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
+1 802-228-7797
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there in October, the Shepherds pie was incredible, the best I ever had. My wife had a chicken dish made with Jameson Irish Whiskey and broccoli, that was amazing. I tell all my friends and family, that even there broccoli has a unique flavor,...More

Thank caribbeannut
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for appreciating our special recipes! I'm glad you enjoyed our local flavor and inviting atmosphere, I call it The Killarney difference. We look forward to seeing you back the next time you're in town. Safe travels, Mark, Owner

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ordered only wings and a Guiness. Friendly server, who explained the merits of their award winning wings, which of course we now had to try. I ordered them in hot, my friends in the award winning teriyaki. We were all pleased with our wings, cooked...More

Thank fearlessbob
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

I'm glad our wings lived up to their reputation! Thanks for complimenting our team and our flavors. We look forward to serving you again soon. Cheers! Mark, Owner

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Always good beer! If you like wings, get them with the competition sauce, tasty!! The fish tacos are also excellent!

Thank cblottto
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for appreciating our brews and for the hot tip on our competition sauce. We look forward to serving you more of our tasty fish tacos soon! Until next time, Mark, Owner

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Normally I can't say no to an Irish pub, but this place fell short. Showed up on a Sunday afternoon for lunch and it was one thing after another. No one came over to our table for 15 minutes. Food order was not written down...More

1  Thank ADoucy1211
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

I'm very sorry our service let you down during your last visit. We normally do a much better job of making everyone feel welcome. We knew the rain was going to make it busier and had a server call in sick. No excuses, we are...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Been here twice while visiting the area. Should have remembered from my first trip that the food wasn't great. they basically serve up bad fried chicken, mashed potaties, vegies etc. All very bland and uninspired reciepes. Had wings with their award winning teriyaki sauce. basically...More

Thank Shoepuff23
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

I'm sorry our recipes let you down. Although we are firstly an Irish pub, we do aim to serve only the best homemade favorites and freshest flavors. I hope you'll give us another chance to impress you in the future. Sincerely, Mark, Owner

Reviewed 18 August 2017

The food was good. We had seafood and the shepard's pie. All were tasty and in good sized portions. The beer was great and there was a good choice, but I didn't look past the Guinness offering. The service was a little disappointing. I think...More

Thank adesmar123
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for trying our place out! I'm glad our Guinness and Irish fare didn't disappoint. As for our service, we are a local pub that enjoys welcoming folks in to chat and relax while enjoying a nice meal. I hope we can do a better...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

"Authentic" (non-chain) example of an Irish pub. The beer selection was great, and the atmosphere workman-like, but superb. We had a great evening with live Irish music- only thing lacking are decent-sized TVs for watching sports.

Thank Stephen G
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for appreciating our true Irish feel, Stephen. I'm glad you had a great time listening to the trad music. Come and see us again soon! Sláinte, Mark, Owner

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We tried this place twice, good food each time. The Shepherd's Pie, Clam Chowder, and champs were excellent. Neat atmosphere. However on our first visit, waitress service was awful. She seemed uninterested in taking our orders, seemed inconvenienced when we asked her a question about...More

Thank redgemmama
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for appreciating our local and Irish fare and for your patience with our service. We're normally much more accommodating, and I'm glad you were able to see this during your second visit. I hope you'll be back for more delicious Shepherd's Pie soon. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was actually a bit disappointed in the food and the portion size of the two fish. We asked the waitress was this big enough to split (two seniors and we don't eat a lot). Asking how many pieces of fish she said two or...More

Thank SAM M
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed our friendly atmosphere, Sam, but am sorry our portion sizes and recipes let you down. I'm assuming since you were splitting the dish the waitress thought two pieces of fish would be easier to divide. feel free to bring up your...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Family of 5 had dinner - good kids menu, food very good with excellent portions and reasonable price. Really good range of beer including local and seasonal VT ales.

Thank johnniea848
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks for bringing the whole family by! I'm so glad our kid's menu and local brews made everyone happy. We look forward to welcoming you back for more local favorites the next time you're in the neighborhood! All the best, Mark, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-7797
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Description
"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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