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Kelly's Gingernut Pub

133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
+1 757-331-3222
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (15 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (14 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
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1 - 10 of 466 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Visiting family in Cape Charles who are Kelly's regulars. Stopped in for dinner after a little sightseeing. Great, great pub with a "got whatever you want and it's all good" menu. Good beer selection and they do a "generous pour" on their by the glass...More

Thank Virgil S
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is the type of town where a visitor should park the car, stroll around the town, and take in the historic feel of the area. In the 1890's, there was heavy railroad traffic through this town. I happened to stop through when there was...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Such a lively and warm atmosphere! Think Cheers from the TV show. Great service and food. Definitely the place to go, anytime.

Thank Jodi O
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Great Irish pub! Authentic Irish fare, friendly staff. Actually dined there two consecutive evenings.

Thank rgmonaco
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Kelly’s Gingernut is a great choice if you’re staying in cape Charles or venturing over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge for a day trip. It is down the street from beach access and nestled in the shopping district. The pub is in an 1800s bank, complete...More

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had a nice, hot meal on a cold winter night! Our server, Cathy, was amazing! She had many good recommendations! We got the mussel appetizer which was wonderful! So fresh and flavorful! Our mains, fish tacos and shepherds pie were also very nice and...More

Thank scaredofghosts
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Last night we all ordered the Beyond Burger (a plant based protein alternative). It was so delicious, we all loved them. Juicy, very meaty looking and tasting, but a helluva lot healthier! Wish I’d taken a picture because it was awesome! I will get it...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We had a Caesar salad and a shecrab soup, plus Irish whiskey and a couple of wines. It was late November and all the tourists were gone. Locals only that evening having a rowdy good time. Very nice service, fairly high prices in an old...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We were taken here by our good friends who had visited before. The waiter was so great and the food was even better. The She Crab soup was fabulous! I had the best beer, shrimp appetizer and onions rings. We split the fish tacos and...More

Thank BandEontherun
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Tried to visit Kelly’s. There were no hours posted and the door was open. It was 11:20, which is a typical time for a pub to be opened. When I did walked in the door, I was very rudely looked at and a woman just...More

Thank Stahlko
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Response from Loveofryen | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about inside - saw no pets - but most of the places there have an outdoor eating area and bringing pets to an outdoor eating area is pretty common in Virginia.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3121
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-3222
  • E-mail
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