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Kelly's Tavern Incorporated

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Irish, American, Bar, Pub
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11 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6504
+1 843-837-3353
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kellys has been around for a long time! It is one of Bluffton's hidden gems. great food from rubens to burgers. Has had the same staff working here for years!

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Thank madmax821
Chapin, South Carolina, United States
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try Kelly's since it was very close to the Hilton we were staying in. Checked reviews and didn't see any big issues. Great decision. I had a patty melt with fries. My wife had a cheeseburger with Cole slaw. Both were very good and reasonably priced. Very large helpings of the sides and huge burgers. Beer was cold.... More 

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Thank Bob W
Tilton, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Owned by Paul Esposito, this tavern has great corned beef and Philly Cheese Steaks. Just behind Edwin Watts... a must for locals and visitors.

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Thank ChasM8
Lampasas, Texas
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

No bling, definitely a pub - the rueben is absolutely the best!! Get a mini or you will wasting a lot of food.

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Thank Owen D
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Kelly's will bring you back to a time when a neighborhood tavern was like your own personal club. Not some resort-theme venue where you get re-heated deep-fried fare and a cold reception. The atmosphere when you step inside is comfortable, the reception and service is always friendly, drink selection is great and anything on the menu is delicious. There's even... More 

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Thank nitpikr
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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194 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My wife (author of mile high on a millionaire) and I was in the area and looking for a new place for lunch we we drove by this place. Of the beating Path edge of industrial area. We decided to check it out. Wow we we very impressed down home friendly service and outstanding menu options with Irish flair! I... More 

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annapolis, md
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217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Growing up in Chicago, you could find a patty melt at almost every corner cafe, diner, or lounge. Since moving from there, a good patty melt was hard to find. Kelly's has perfected this indulgence with the perfect juicy beef patty, caramelized onions, cheese, and griddled rye bread. Usually I have to pull the bread apart as the ratio is... More 

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Thank llpupa
Bluffton, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

For a touch of an original old time Lowcountry pub, this is a must stop to get the genuine "taste" of the area. Great Irish and Lowcountry fix'ns Nothing real fancy. Great staff.

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Thank hankdruck
Bluffton,SC
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

If you are a Bluffton local, everyone knows Kelly's Tavern has Great Food, Reasonable Prices and Outstanding Service! It's the weekly "Boyz Night Out" and I chose Kelly's for dinner. I made a reservation for our group so we were seated upon arrival. Our waitress addresses each of us Boyz as "Honey or Sweetheart!" There is no shortage of Sothern... More 

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Thank John R
Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Mini Rueben, yeah right, there's nothing mini about it! Soo good!! Large enough for leftovers! Nice atmosphere, excellent service and LOCAL feel! Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6504
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-837-3353
Description
Very Casual. We are well known for our "hometown" comfortable atmosphere with local and new friends daily. Longest bar in the lowcountry and home of the "MINI" Reuben, Best of Bluffton two years running.

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