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“Pretty Good...As Advertised”
Review of Kelly's Roast Beef

Kelly's Roast Beef
Ranked #9 of 133 Restaurants in Natick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$16
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Pretty Good...As Advertised”
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I think the Kelly's on the beach will remain special...however, it's Natick location is worth a trip. The seafood is fresh, baked haddock, shrimp plate, fried clams. We tried them all. The onion rings are great. I remember the portions being larger, but...still decent.
Skip the fries...nothing special.

You order at the counter and they bring the food to you. The service team is very helpful and pleasant.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nothing exciting”
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Dining room was cold, had the clam and scallop platter. Nothing distinctive about flavor, clams had sand in them, scallops were cooked properly. French fries were bland and unsalted. Should have gone to a name brand eatery.

Visited May 2013
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Newton, MA
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Not the real "Kelleys"”
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Just because this place carries the name Kelley's, it doesn't mean it has the same quality of food. We have been three times each time thinking it would be better. No dice. The beef is overcooked, dry and tasteless. The sandwiches are a good size but I would prefer less meat and more flavor to what they offer. I hope those that have never had a real Kelley's RB sandwich don't come away thinking this is the real deal. It ain't. Unless you're already at the furniture store and are very, very hungry I wouldn't bother. There is a nice view from this location as it is high up on a hill.

  • Visited December 2012
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Boston
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Fish is OK but Tasteless Roast Beef & Onion Rings”
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Definite mixed reviews on this place.

Good
Fish and salad were good. Fries are decent

Bad
Roast Beef - Dry and tasteless, even after adding mayo or bbq sauce. You get a lot of roast beef in the large sandwich - as you should for $7.75 with no sides.
Onion Rings - Tasteless, though made with real onions vs. being practically all batter the way they are at some places.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank ProperBostonian
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Natick, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Best Roast Beef Sandwich”
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Their beef sandwich is the best! Never order a large anything because you will NEVER be able to finish it! Just note that they do not salt ANYTHING, I am not a big salt user, just basically use salt to cook, but their food ALL nees a bit of salt! Their fish is good but if you don't like onions don't eat their tartar sauce because it is full of raw onion, bring you own!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank UmassMom1
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