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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
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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1 Thank Hileefsc
Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Drinks are great, food can be outstanding or just good, depending on when you hit it. Locals place, out of the way but friendly and easy to want to visit more than once. Try the Escargot...you wouldn't think it but well worth the visit.

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1 Thank GL W
Bluffton, South Carolina
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The atmosphere is dreary! Plenty of TV's showing various sports but not too intrusive. They are known for their large portions but neither luncheon choices were up to par. Not able to put finger on why we were disappointed. Just know we have had better.

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Thank Pickeeone
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Had the Dublin...HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Great food, and fantastic service!! HUGE PORTIONS! Can't go wrong with anything on this menu!

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1 Thank Rpollock007
Hilton Head Island, SC
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We met some our neighbors the other night at Kelly's Tavern. I got to taste their fried pickles! Also the fried onion rings. The pickles were interesting, and I love fried onion rings! I had a salad and as I said in the title my husband had a turkey Reuben he kept raving about. They have draft beer, which I... More 

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1 Thank Retired_traveler_HHI
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Local Tavern with very good food and a large bar. Don't go here for the bar scene as its not happening. Everyone goes here for the food. Great food and large portions!

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1 Thank billepierce
Hilton Head SC
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Simply the best Rueben sandwich I ever had . A great place to go for a quick and pleasant meal. Great menu.

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1 Thank MartinHiltonHeadSC
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The food is great here. It is a bar and if you are not a bar person than it will not be good for you. The food is worth sitting in a bar.

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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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