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Kelly's Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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1408 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1706
+1 757-623-3216
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

we've been going here for over 20 years, and it's still a favorite in Ghent. Family friendly for our now teems.

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Thank Greg A
Williamsburg, Virginia
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194 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Tavern style setup with table and bar seating. Rather loud but still can talk without shouting. I had the turkey artichoke sandwich comes with one side. The turkey was moist and tender on sourdough toast. Forgot to say LIGHTLY toasted. Rough on the inside of your mouth. Taste was delisious. Had potato salad for a side. Good and creamy. Friend... More 

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Thank ki0ki
Wayne
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stopped with my husband on a nasty Saturday (weather wise) for a quick lunch. Wonderful waitress and this time it was cold when I ordered the famed Crab soup along with they considered 1/2 a sandwich. Holy cow, if this was a half, what must a whole be like? The soup was def worth the extra $1 but after a... More 

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Thank Judy Z
Richmond, Virginia
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200 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

first time here. we had hamburgers which were good. sat on the patio which was nice, the inside looks like it could use some refurbishing.

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Thank virginiahome64
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The best of both worlds. Cool location, full menu and great staff. Great outdoor seating for people watching!

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Thank Paytee
Norfolk, Virginia
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

My boyfriend loves Kelly's Tavern for their sandwiches. I like it, perhaps not as much as he does, but the service can't be beat.

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Thank Oldmoviefan
Virginia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

One of the friends in my group suggested this place for dinner after a movie at the Naro. She said they're famous for their burgers. So when I saw the monthly special on the board (burger with roasted red peppers and pepper jack cheese), it was a no-brainer decision. It was happy hour, so I also ordered a discounted Bud... More 

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Thank AlaskaOnMyMind
Virginia
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

My wife and I stopped in for dinner this evening. When we walked in, no one greeted us so we seated ourselves. Waitress found us in a couple minutes and was very polite. I ordered the burger of the month (special) - roasted red peppers and pepper jack cheese. My wife ordered the fish and chips. See pictures. The food... More 

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portsmouth, va 23703
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

A few years ago this was THE place to eat but I don't know what happened and it's not as good anymore. It's certainly not bad but the Nachos and burgers have really let me down and I have not eaten there recently.

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Thank Cavaliers2
Ahoskie, North Carolina
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251 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Stopped one evening and despite having a large staff, they were not the least bit responsive. Finally gave up on waiting for someone to take our order, so went to bar to order and it was almost like they didn't want our business.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-623-3216

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