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J. J. Kelley's

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2455 Bernice Rd, Lansing, IL 60438-1055
+1 708-474-9977
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Lansing, Illinois
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161 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We haven't been to JJ Kelly's for quite some time. Went on a Friday for their specials,salad bar and soups. I wound up having pork cutlet, mashed potatoes, gravy and the salad bar. My niece had a ribeye and perch dinner. My friend had fried chicken. Everyone was quite satisfied with their food. The server was exceptional and made every... More 

Thank Joy A
Lansing, IL
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Whether you on Thursday for their 50 cent tacos or Friday for their salad bar and sup full dinner, your meal will be prepared fresh and delicious. The food is always good and a great place to go for a light meal or full, fancy dinner.

Thank Kathy M
Newbern, Tennessee
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

First off this is a pub. Saying that they have some great cooks working for them. The staff is always friendly and helpful. They have live music and the band that played on June 10th 2016 was really really good. It's is a place to put on your list.

Thank Larry A
Lansing, Illinois
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

A staple of the community proving itself with its menu selections, it's ability to cater, and a beer selection that incorporates local producers. Fried Chicken is spectacular. Rubens that are so good, you will change your religon.

Thank Dana W
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140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We started by entering the restaurant area where we sat for what seemed like 10 minutes, and no one came. No one even looked our way. We moved into the bar where it was quite uncomfortable, the swearing at the bar was atrocious (I understand it is a bar, that is why we started went in the restaurant) which made... More 

Thank cmama
Lansing, Illinois
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161 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

JJ Kelly's was recommended to us for their Friday soup and salad bar and also their good food. We entered the establishment at 5 pm thinking we would have to wait but I saw the bar had a handful of people and the dining room had two tables filled. We helped ourselves to sit down at a empty table with... More 

Thank Joy A
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

If my 10 and 14 year old boys complained the food was extremely greasy it tells you a lot about the quality of this establishment. My kids don't want to come here again.

Thank Billy P
Chicago, IL
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My wife and I had dinner here recently. She ordered the Chicken Vesuvio and I had the seafood platter. The food was pretty good. They give you big portions. The potato soup (they ran out of chicken noodle by 6:00) was very good and hot. My wife liked the Vesuvio, but felt the Vesuvio potatoes and sauce was not as... More 

Thank EyeDoc01
Lansing, Illinois
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Great food and atmosphere . Not the fanciest place around , but you are made to feel welcome . Very friendly and helpful staff and customers that make you feel welcome . There are rules to be followed on some of the specials though . That is because the specials are so good . Give it a try !

Thank Joe M
Lansing, Illinois
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287 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

This establishment has been in Lansing for over 25 years. They offer great food from appetizers to sandwiches to dinner entree's and all at reasonable prices. There is entertainment on most weekends. The owners are very generous and host many benefits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2455 Bernice Rd, Lansing, IL 60438-1055
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 708-474-9977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?