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Kells Irish Restaurant

) #144 of 3,099 Restaurants in Seattle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Bar, Pub
1916 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101-1015
+1 206-728-1916
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
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1916 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101-1015
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently I had the opportunity to enjoy on several occasions the wonderful food and fine beer at Kells Irish restaurant. The restaurant is located on a side walkway or alleyway just above the Pike Street Market area. With outside and inside seating there is ample...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Kells is one of the great places to stop in to and grab a drink. On this most recent trip we stopped in on two separate occasions and the service was pretty slow but they do have good food and drink selections and the history...More

Thank Foreman212
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is one of your quintessential restaurants of the old school and old world variety! The dining room has its own bar which is adjacent to the Pub (next door) I was on a double date with my wife and great friends and we thoroughly...More

Thank InTenCities
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have a great meal with friendly staff. I was traveling by myself and so sat at the bar, the bar tender Roy was very knowledgeable about Seattle and was willing to impart that knowledge on the best place for breakfast and two things you cannot...More

Thank Ami H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

In Seattle to celebrate our daughter's 30th birthday, with the help of our niece we chose Kells for the surprise gathering of family and friends, a group of 25! My niece did the legwork and made arrangements with Karen the owner for our group. As...More

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed 14 February 2017

An Irish pub with live music and a great whisky selection - what more do you need? Food is pub fare - but good quality with some nice touches. Get the Farls (basically an Irish potato pancake taco), especially the Pork Farl. Good draft beer...More

Thank Thom M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Really good Irish food. Get there early because it will be standing room only! The food I had was cooked well, and tasted great!

Thank thesheepsake
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Super fun staff and delicious (but very heavy) food and beer choices. Kels has been around for a very long time and the place has great history to it. I love the active, loud, and fun atmosphere this place has and make a point to...More

Thank Marina326
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We always love to eat here when in Seattle. They have awesome food. I love the shepherds pie and the sausage rolls. Service could be better but it is not bad.

Thank rda525
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I've been here over 100 times in the last 20 years, since I first moved to Seattle. I've had everything on the menu at least three times. I have never once had an improperly cooked meal, poor service, or a bad experience. I've been here...More

Thank AuroraSelene
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1916 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101-1015
    (Post Alley between Stewart and Virginia)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-728-1916
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Kells Irish Restaurant & Bar is one of Seattle's favorite hideaways. Situated in Post Alley above the historic Pike Place Market, Kells is a fine way to round up a day's sightseeing or browsing at the market. The pub is always alive with folks cooling off after a day's work. The restaurant will be sure to remind you of the Old Country with its warm, cozy atmosphere and traditional surroundings. There's also a patio outside that's a great place to feel the breeze from the Sound and the buzz of the marketplace. We also have a grand celebration every St. Patrick's Day. Kells proudly serves Seattle's largest Single Malt Scotch collection.