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Kilpatrick's Publick House

££ - £££Irish, ,
130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-273-2632
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“boxty” (4 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
££ - £££
130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in because we were looking for an Irish pub and also were hoping to find somewhere in Ithaca to play trivia, and by happy accident it was trivia night at Kilpatrick's! The staff was enormously helpful, friendly and accommodating in spite of the...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Food was fresh and tasty. Service was good - our waiter was friendly. There is a parking garage located across the street that is free on weekends.

Thank Chitra P
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We loved the food , service and atmosphere of the place. We were so glad that we came. Good pub fare and not expensive though not cheap either.

Thank prasan68
Teri T, General Manager at Kilpatrick's Publick House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you Prasan68, we appreciate your business and hope to server you again soon. Teri Tarshus General Manager

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our January mid-week lunch was a treat. The Irish coffee warmed us and the staff was accommodating. The menu offered simpler pub fare and more extensive meal options.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were staying at the Hilton for two nights on New Year's, so we tried this on New Year's Day. I first ordered the corned beef and cabbage, but it was so bad and salty I exchanged it for the fish and chips, which was...More

Thank tromba61
Reviewed 7 December 2016

New menu is shocking- so limited and to offer Lucky Charms as an option is ridiculous. We waited ages to be seated and then ended up leaving after over 20mins when no one came by to take our orders or offer us drinks etc. And...More

Thank AmandaClaireBrown
Teri T, General Manager at Kilpatrick's Publick House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hello AmandaClaireBrown, We would love to have your opinion of us now! We listened and we learned and we changed the menu. We have a great mix of our old favorites and some new as well as we make slight changes to the menu about...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

Really cozy place with awesome food and great service. We had a great meal and a great time. We will be going back again for sure.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here when we arrived in Ithaca after a few days of wine tasting. We thought it would be a good quick lunch, but we were wrong. First, the service was horrible and incredibly slow. Second, the food was awful. My...More

1  Thank Meagan B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here while staying at the Hilton during Ithaca College's Family Weekend. Busy at 6pm, but we didn't wait long for a table. The staff was very friendly. I had the Shepherd's Pie. My husband had the Whiskey Chicken. Both were...More

Thank Lydia Z
Management response:Responded 8 November 2016

Thank You Lydia. I'm always glad to hear that even on one of our busiest nights you received our excellent service! We look forward to having you back soon. CHEERS!

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went to this bar on the Friday and Saturday night while staying in the HIlton and the bartenders were really nice. Drink is moderately priced. It was extremely busy on the fri we were there and the bar tenor mentioned there was a wedding...More

1  Thank nuffsaid
Management response:Responded 30 October 2016

Thank You so much for letting us know how are staff took care of you. We hope you also enjoyed your stay in the hotel and we look forward to having you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-2632
  • E-mail
Kilpatrick’s Publick House is a traditional Irish pub featuring authentic Irish-inspired and American cuisine. Our bar offers classic cocktails, Finger Lakes wines, and the most extensive draft list in the area, with 21 taps. Located next to the Hilton Garden Inn of Ithaca, we consider ourselves to be a “place for everyone,” catering not just to a steady bar crowd, but also to families and business travelers who are visiting the area.
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