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Kelly's Tavern

Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
+1 732-775-9517
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“reuben” (29 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“corn beef” (3 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Route 35 South, Sylvania Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753
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Reviewed yesterday

Solid old style pub long established in the area. Reubens, home made italian style plates...a little rustic looking, gets crowded at times (waiting list) but you'll get plenty of food at a reasonable price.

Thank rcl69
Reviewed 28 March 2018

My wife and I decided to stop in for a quick dinner in the area. We had the Ruben balls for a starter they were very good and tasty. Main we had the Kelly`s sampler sandwhich good choice everything was wonderful will repeat soon

Thank scotsman201072
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Used to be a go to place for me but that was a long time ago! I visited with family and had talked the place up quite a bit but felt like leaving as soon as I stepped inside. It was so dark and dingy...More

Thank Malatchy
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were having a gathering of 20 friends. I saw multiple workers go behind the shed outside to drink beers multiple times. The Yankees were playing Game 7, USC at Notre Dame, Penn State v. Michigan. A patron at the bar very politely asked the...More

2  Thank michaelvoza
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Good food, bigger than average portion sizes, great pub atmosphere. They're famous for their many varieties of the Reuben - bring your appetite!

Thank 02Jeter
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Nothing better than an Irish Pub. I enjoyed all kinds of food here. They really blow it up over Saint Patrick's Day. I miss this place for lunch meetings.

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend had the Rueben sandwich mama Mia. Was that the best ever. You have to visit Kelly's Tavern in Neptune City NJ . Also ask for server Art best server ever and if you go on tired he will wake you up...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Local- I still remember coming here with my parents 25 years ago for the Reuben's... not much has changed. Good food, good drink, good service, good prices. Good time all around. I wish there was still a pinball machine in the lobby.... Family friendly (during...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband and I met a friend here for bfast and the food was amazing! I had the cornbeef hash wrap and I have to say it was incredible. I would order that for the rest of my life and never get sick of it!

1  Thank William G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Ate outside, one of our summer traditions for the $12 lobster and raw Bar. The only problem is a measured shot for a mixed drink. How bad is that, especially for an Irish Bar. Whatever happened to a good pour. Guess they can't afford it....More

Thank thomaswI8892VB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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