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Kelly's Tavern Strawbridge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2131 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5824
+1 757-430-8999
11:00 - 02:00
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Placerville, California
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Strawbridge parking lot is large and has plenty of spaces near Kelly's Tavern. The outside of Kelly's Tavern looks large and inviting. However, the first thing that hits you when you enter is the heavy cigarette smoke smell and the darkness even though at noon and it is a bright day through many large windows facing the parking lot..... More 

Thank OilveOil2
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Used to be a great place and always a good time as a local here, unfortunately it now feels like you walk directly into a smoke factory, the staff are extremely rude as it's a bunch of girls who like to pick and choose favorites. Wouldn't recommend to anyone as I have a personal first hand experience with the attitude... More 

Thank Morgan I
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped for lunch during the week. The tavern is quaint, but a bit rundown and in need of some TLC. However, thefood was good.

Thank tawny1956
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We should have known better but we we're out with the grandchildren on St. Patrick's Day and thought we'd get lunch and Irish lunch. We asked for Reuben sandwiches because of the corn beef and crispy fries. As you can see the fries were not only over cooked they were hard. The corn beef had been sliced with the green... More 

Thank Kath N
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Kelly's has been around a long time and used to be known for great burgers. Stopped by this location a few weeks ago and quickly left as the no smoking seating smelled horrible so can't comment on the food quality. One of the places around that isn't totally non-smoking.

Thank James R
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74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

As noted in many of the reviews this place does have a smoking odor, but it wasn't too bad. The food was very good. My burger was big and juicy. The hand cut fries were so yummy. The was staff was friendly and attentive. Pretty much had the place to ourselves for our lunch visit.

Thank TripinOnTheEarth
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We've been to this Kelly's on several occasions over the years, but this visit was particularly unpleasant. Even thought the bar area which allows smoking is sections off from the dining area, the stench of cigarette smoke is terrible! Being a nonsmoker, I don't care to smell cigarette smoke at all much less while I am eating! And God forbid... More 

1 Thank Steven K
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Some close friends and I were looking for a place to have a few drinks and happened upon Kelly's, so we stopped. As soon as we walked in the front door, cigarette smoke smacked us in the face. They allow smoking in the enclosed bar area located in the middle of the restaurant, which is fine, but you wouldn't know... More 

Thank John K
VA Beach
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Sucked, dirty, poor service, no one there for a reason, Sucked, dirty, poor service, no there because they knew it sucked.

Thank SAR-Swimmer1980
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Love coming here before or after a good movie. They have awesome burgers and I love their soups. Great neighborhood restaurant.

Thank paige t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5824
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-430-8999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?