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Kelsey's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 N Main St, Ashley, PA 18706-2201
+1 570-819-2733
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place has survived for decades so that should tell you something. Prices have increased substantially but you usually need a carry out container for the portions. Whenever we are in the Wilkes=Barre area, Kelsey's is our "go-to" place. You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank charlotte w
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This review has long been overdue..Kelsey's is a fantastic family owned eating and drinking establishment that never fails on food quality and great service. Do not let the location or small appearance of the business fool you. They have added a large outside deck for perfect summer dining and a new side room large enough to accommodate at least 30... More 

Thank cascadesjn
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We have been coming here for years, sorry it took so long to write my review. Kelsey's is a staple where you find great people, great food and fun. The owner is super nice and welcoming, we love the food. Never had a bad experience with anything. It is always a clean, bright and welcoming family place to share good... More 

1 Thank Sarah L
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

The best seafood chowder I've ever had; phenomenal! Didn't love the crab cakes, but after bankos lump crab cakes, I should just give up on liking any as much. Everything else was very good! Going back to try the pizza. Huge menu and great service. Nice place.

Thank rebatours
Denver, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

It was a nice day out so the desire of the entire group was to sit on the patio. The inside seemed unusually dark to me, but my eyes might have just not gotten used to being inside. The appetizers were very good, including the loaded fries that weren't on the menu but we asked for anyway. The entrees were... More 

Thank Andy B
Alpharetta, Georgia
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993 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,003 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Established in 1996. "Root beer pulled porky" was dry and a 3 at best. The seafood (crab) casserole was very good. Service was average. Prices were fair. Nothing here to warrant an above average rating overall. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

2 Thank Trek-Always
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Wonderful food, ice cold beer and the best service we've had in a very long time! All employees work together. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Smrlovefood
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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213 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Friday's weather was great, so two friends and I stopped after work to sit on the deck and enjoy a few beers. I had the bloody mary seafood appetizer which was really good, and one of my friends had the pizza which she allowed me to have two pieces of. The beer is served in frozen beer mugs and really... More 

Thank t1lersm0m
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Kelsey's has always been my go to spot for good food at reasonable prices! Each week they change up dining specials. The chef is really creative and it's great to have a local place that not only serves up excellent burgers, stromboli, wings (excellent) and pizza but also offers lobster mac and cheese, steaks, chicken and seafood entrees. It a... More 

Thank cascadesjn
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

This place is so surprising. When you approach, you are thinking pizza, beer, wings (which are all fantastic) but, they have these weekly specials that border on gourmet. Really top notch food at great prices. Their other menu items include penne vodka, amazing cheesesteaks, seafood - everything is excellent. Our family visits here almost weekly. It is a good idea... More 

Thank tonimcd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Main St, Ashley, PA 18706-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Ashley
  • Phone Number: +1 570-819-2733

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