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Kelly's Tavern

) #4 of 15 Restaurants in Neptune City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Irish, Bar
Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
+1 732-775-9517
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“reuben” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
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Reviews (136)
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious Sandwiches, especially the Rueben. Been coming here for about 35 years. Classic Irish bar with great service

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It started out liking mike we'd have to sit at the bar. However we were quickly seated and "insulted" by the staff. They were awesome! Good EPA's good experience was great. They mocked us and we mocked back. Loved the experience!!!

Thank davealbers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very classic local Irish pub for sure. Family restaurant don't you curse, you might get trouble there.

Thank Tokio N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The BEST rubens anywhere. Big ones are huge regular are large. Beer selection is vast. Good crowd too.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Used to live about 5 minutes from here and fondly remember some of the best meals I've ever had being from this kitchen. Stopped by recently with the family for a late night snack and was not blown away, but satisfied nonetheless. Nothing bad, but...More

Thank LlewellynWest
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love the Reuben mini. Have a Large selection of food to eat. Desserts are not so big of a deal. Usually don't have room for them . It can be loud at times, but that's what I like. Always see someone you know.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Been coming here my whole life.... great atmosphere, great drinks and Rubens!!!! From Avon stop by on you're way home. Sit outside have some fried mushrooms!!

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Have been going here for over 20 years. The baked clams are phenomenal, everything else is just as good. Try the booze tea,if your not driving, lol.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Went with my hubby for our bi-annual "Rueban" ,sat at a table however moved because we could not read the menus....so very dark, ( 2pm) so we relocated to the light,we sat at the bar. Bar tender ,very professional,awesome! My hubby ordered the Rueban, I...More

Thank Suzie M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Still one of the best bars in NJ. Hand made Bloody Mary, Black Russian (pastrami) sandwich. Bartender Sara was wonderful, great service and took a great pic for the 3 of us. One of my must stops when I get back up north.

Thank NeilVW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Neptune City
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-9517
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