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The Killarney

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
+1 802-228-7797
15:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Monday's are lobster night 2 for 25. They were very fresh come with potatoes and corn on the cob. Good service and excellent scotch offerings

Thank Tom S
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Lobster and scotch are definitely very tasty together, and I'm delighted you enjoy both when you come to The Killarney! I look forward to your next visit. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

Franconia, New Hampshire
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Very good burgers, but when there are only a dozen patrons in the place, it should not take half an hour to bring a Guinness. Which it did, twice.

Thank Jefsaw1
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Hey, there. I agree -- receiving a Guinness should never take this long! I'm sorry to hear this was the case and would love to have you back again for another fun time with speedier service. Thanks for your time and for reaching out. Sincerely, Mark - Owner More 

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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Although the place was almost empty, the hostess seated us all by ourselves in the non-bar side. We are middle-aged, and perhaps don't meet the requirements for the other side. The hostess then seated a family with a crying baby directly next to us, making conversation impossible. We left soon after, never to return.

2 Thank vtlocalvore
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Please know I hear your frustration about where your hostess sat you, and I agree you should've been seated at a table you felt more comfortable at. I'd love the opportunity to have you back for another try, and I'd be more than happy to seat you at a table that's better suited for you and your party. Thanks for... More 

East Islip, New York
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

While on vacation with friends we went here for lunch before going to the Hops on the Hill beer festival. The service was excellent and the food was fine. The hamburger very good. Jerk Chicken was excellent and they had a good selection of craft beers. The only real negative was our table location. It felt like we were in... More 

Thank wconnor
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to The Killarney to enjoy some beer and food with your friends :). Also, my staff would be happy to seat you at a different table next time that you're more comfortable with. Thanks again for reaching out, and I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A great little Irish pub...service was good.. Atmosphere reminds me of Ireland. Good beer and drink selection. We had the shepards pie and the bangers and mash... Both quite good.. If in the area you should stop here. We stayed in Ludlow for a week and it was the best meal we had by far..

Thank Walter C
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Hey, Walter. Thanks for enjoying our pub -- The Killarney! I'm glad you enjoyed our shepherd's pie and would love to have you over for another fun time. Thanks for reaching out and letting me know about your experience. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Saw the sign outside proclaiming their Chicken wings as award winning, and they didn't disappoint. Our lips were on fire! Draft beers were larger than a pint, and a good selection. If we hadn't just come from a beerfest, I could've had one, but just stuck with a bottle. Extensive selection of bottled beers, too. Bartender introduced himself and asked... More 

Thank cmr57
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Hey there! It was fun to have you over to The Killarney for some wings and beer :). Of course, we'd all love to have you over again for another round​ of fun. Cheers, Mark - Owner More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We have driven by this place for years and always said we should stop. We weren't disappointed! Fish and chips were great tasting and the hanger steak was delicious and cooked as desired. We will go back again!

Thank Kelly R
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Kelly, thanks for stopping by after all these years! It's wonderful your expectations were met, and we hope to have you back again for some more fish and chips, steak, or something new. Warmly, Mark - Owner More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Bartender rocks! super friendly!! recommended the best lunch ever:) the wings have a special homemade maple syrup recipe with a kick to it and the burger also has maple syrup added - SO YUMMIE!

Thank Sarah F
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

Sarah, I'm delighted you're such a fan of our service and our food and can't wait to have you back for another YUMMY time. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with me, and I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Cheers, Mark - Owner More 

Wading River, New York
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389 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Had a wonderful lunch at the Killarney with the family. Great selection of food and a solid menu for the kids. I've never been to Ireland, but I felt like I was already there.

Thank dennis1027
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

So glad you and your family had a chance to stop in and join us for lunch! Ireland's definitely a spot worth traveling to, but in the meantime, it's great to see our food made you feel like you were already there. Hope we'll be seeing you in for another bite to eat soon! All the best, Mark - Owner More 

Oakland, New Jersey
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage like mom used to make. Super friendly and helpful staff and a 20 oz. Guinness. Irish music a plenty and Monday night is open Mike at 9pm.

Thank MitchTheMinister
Mark V, Owner at The Killarney, responded to this review

We know it's hard to beat mom's cooking, but it's great to see our recipes gave mom a run for her money. Glad you were able to join us for a bite and a Guinness, and we'd love to see you back any time. All the best, Mark - Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-7797
"Come for the food, stay for the fun!!"

Welcome to The Killarney, a family owned and operated pub, where locals and visitors alike come to gather in an authentic Irish atmosphere. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, unwinding with friends over a frosty pint or feeding the family, The Killarney is the place to be! With 5 HDTV's and surround sound, The Killarney is also a great spot to have a pint and watch the game! Featuring 15 beers on draft and over 30 beers in bottles, The Killarney has something for every taste. If beer is not your beverage of choice we have a full bar, and boast the best Scotch and Irish whiskey selection in the area. We are committed to serving quality food and drink in a relaxed setting with friendly service. Here at The Killarney we use the finest ingredients and local products whenever possible, including Singleton's smoked bacon, Grafton cheeses, Green Mountain Smokehouse products and fresh produce from local growers in season.

At the Killarney, there are no strangers, only friends that you haven't met.

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