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The Skellig - CLOSED

240 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5303
+1 781-647-0679
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average31%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
19 May 2014
“Not bad but could be better”
20 Dec 2013
“A Solid Performance Once the Food Arrived”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Irish, Pub
$$ - $$$
240 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5303
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

I think The Skellig can be good or bad depending on your age and your expectations on service. It can get pretty rowdy on Thursday nights, or pretty much any time a lot of the area's college students come in. That means the bar is...More

Thank Jayme S
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Nice Irish pub located at the tail end of Moody Street. I came here on a Sunday night and found the crowd to be thin but there was a group of musicians having some fun doing some pick up music. I was more focused on...More

Thank MrOcho
Reviewed 9 December 2013

The Skellig is my favorite Irish pub in Waltham. It is a very relaxed atmosphere with a great selection of beers. There pub food is some of the best around. They have hands down the best blue cheese around!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 September 2013

I love charming old buildings, and Waltham is full of them, The Skellig included. The staff was down-to-earth and their appetizers were good values. (I had the crab cakes) There was a band warming up when we left. Next time we go, we'll have to...More

Thank emilyrenae
Reviewed 18 April 2012

This authentic Irish pub and restaurant is truly an old Irish pub, with the dark interior, range of Irish beer & whiskey to make any pub chain jealous and Irish staff and owner is the ultimate place to eat, drink and socialise. The food is...More

Thank HAMILL30
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The Skellig can get jammed on any given Friday or Saturday night and is usually busy enough on a Wednesday or Thursday. On the weekends there are great (and not so great) bands that play in the back bar. It can be a pretty drunk...More

Thank IPA_1968
Reviewed 8 November 2010

Skellig used to be a fun place with decent Irish food and a good atmosphere. Maybe it's just Sunday nights, but the last few times we've tried to go the service has been atrocious. Completely inattentive, very slow. Tonight we actually gave up and walked...More

Thank Russkiishpion
Reviewed 12 December 2009

Skellig is one of our favorite casual restaurants. It's always low-key, with friendly servers (who have great Irish accents :) ) Standard bar food, but delicious. We've ordered many things off the menu - the caesar salad with shrimp and the cheesesteaks are good, but...More

Thank MrsQuattro
Reviewed 26 November 2009

Had bangers and mash, they were ok but the supplied gravy was straight out of a can and had about a months worth of sodium. However the atmosphere, I was there on sunday when it was packed with musicians playing true americana, made up for...More

Thank athowatt
Reviewed 18 March 2009

Nice bar, generally has good entertainment.

Thank matt4633
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Irish, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-647-0679
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