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The Kerry Irish Pub

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Address: 331 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1001
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+1 504-286-5862

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I really like this place and I've been coming here for years. I don't know if I would call this a "legitimate" Irish pub, but if you are in the mood for Harp or Guinness, they... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Marielle S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They serve Smithwicks, which can be hard to find at times. Steve is a pretty cool guy to watch a rugby game with. There's a pool table and small stage for local musicians.

Thank Tabitha D
Renton, WA
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Big bartender guy was a jerk. I asked to use the restroom before I ordered and he insisted that I order a drink first. I'm not letting that sit out on the bar to be tampered with so I went elsewhere. It was an embarrassing exchange in front of the patrons.

Thank wazzumorgan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I really like this place and I've been coming here for years. I don't know if I would call this a "legitimate" Irish pub, but if you are in the mood for Harp or Guinness, they have it. While it isn't the cleanest bar in the world, it does attract a good crowd and they have bands playing almost nightly.... More 

Thank Marielle S
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice little spot for a drink, not too crowded, not real cheap, ($5 draft, $8 whisky), claim to fame is live music, stop in when they have some performer that appeals to you.

Thank David M. S
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Been to Ireland many times and enjoy the pubs there. This ain't no Irish pub. Rude little bartender. Short pours of whisky in uncommonly small whisky glasses. 2 musicians but disappointing music.

1 Thank Rich T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Sat out the rain here... Good music... Good beer... Good service! Great ambiance. Highly recommend if you are in the area!

Thank Melika688
Manorville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a bar with a pool table. The bartender is gruf, but fun to talk to, Do not order a dring with an umbrella, because you might get asked to leave. Stop by for a drink wortyh the visit. take note of all the dollars on walls.

Thank Jim M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Reminded me of McGuire's in Pensacola with all the dollar bills hanging from the ceiling. They do serve half pints of Guiness which is nice. Couple TV's for sports lovers.

Thank Nancy L
Memphis, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We had a great time there Friday night. Medium sized crowd. Great music, cold beer, and none of the crazies from Bourbon. Planned to just stop in for one beer to get out of the cold, but ended up staying for several beers.

Thank arkansasgirl10
Tulsa, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Fantastic little place!! We found this delight totally by accident right after the Sugar Bowl Parade when we were walking back to our hotel. Wonderful atmosphere, terrific barkeep. Nonsmoking, nonvaping--extra treat!!

Thank chocirish

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