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May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub

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Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7005
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Conway, New Hampshire
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Fabulous food. Funky atmosphere. Friendly staff. The outside deck in the warmer months is a nice feature.

Thank BrendaCConway_NH
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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349 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Moat beer nice and cold on draft, great Sunday afternoon Irish Jam sessions and wonderful food. Especially love the corn beef Reuben sandwich here, big enough to share and also incredible meat loaf. Great spot with breathtaking views off the back deck.

Thank Christine D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we are in North Conway and it's always a great time, with delicious food and great beer choices. The atmosphere is always lively, filled with customers and everyone seems to be having a great time. Excellent decor that is best described as conversation starters! If you are in town, do yourself a favor and have... More 

Thank Stephanie E
North Conway, New Hampshire
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256 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

WE were there last week. We passed on the special 3-course dinner for 2 for $28- a very good value- to try the corned beef and cabbage. Absolutely incomparable! Not an ounce of fat on the meat and the potatoes and cabbage were tops. Can't wait to return.

Thank bluto011
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had popped in here years ago at night for a quick drink, but it was closing time. So we returned the other day and so glad we did! We just popped in for an afternoon drink and not only does it have tons of stuff to enjoy looking at all over the walls, we sat at a table near... More 

Thank deedonut
Winthrop, Maine
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome!! Great food, great service, great atmosphere and very good prices! Will definitely go again when we are in NH!

Thank Elaine W
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My husband loves Irish food and he was completely blown away by the authentic Irish stew, that was a recipe passed down from the original grandmother May Kelly. The atmposphere was very eclectic and the waitstaff, friendly and eager to help. I have very low vision and when we asked to be moved to a table that had more lighting,... More 

Thank Janet A C
Framingham, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

My family visited May Kelly's for the first time for dinner this past Saturday. We've been visiting N Conway for years but just found this absolute gem. We arrived early (5ish) and were very lucky to get a table. People were waiting more than an hour when we left. They do take reservations which we will definitely make for next... More 

Thank KBD197522
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Very fun dining experience. Interesting atmosphere, good food and service. Our grandsons had a very good time!

Thank Dayle M
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stopped in while on a business trip and the place was crowded, first sign that this must be a good place for food. Had a bowl of Chowder and the Shepherds Pie both were delicious and despite the large crowd in the place the service was very fast. This definitely a place to stop when you're in town.

Thank Randal_Arnoldi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-7005

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?