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May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub

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Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7005
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We do a girls weekend in November every year and we chose this restaurant based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. The food was good but it's loud and there is not a space to be had with stuff. Irish theme. No reservations. Line to wait but moves along!

Thank JEAN1202
York, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place reminded me of a B&B in Skibbereen in Cork. A total junk shop of a place, but very quirky. You have quite a strange walk through the nick nacks to the restaurant, which made me think of queuing for the rides at Disney. The food, and service, however is fantastic. I was pretty fooded out, so skipped the... More 

Thank Teppin
Holderness, New Hampshire
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185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just returned from Europe and in particular Dublin we decided to try May Kelly's and we're so happy we did. We've driven by this restaurant for years and never thought of going in until we read the reviews on Trip Advisor. The yellow colored building isn't really inviting but everything else was outstanding. You are greeted by a huge... More 

Thank hogie52
Guilford, Maine
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238 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat restaurant with a ton of stuff to look at as you walk through to your table. The seating we got had a great view of the mountain side. We had a nice meal and great service for our lunch stop. Would love to go again for dinner some time!

Thank YotaPwr
New Albany, Indiana
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is an Irish pub. Some of the tables have a great view of the mountains the rest a great view of what looks like a place show American Pickers would enjoy. It's an entertaining place. We ate lunch and the menu had numerous offerings. We had burgers and sandwiches which were very good. Worth the trip!

Thank Gordon H
North Conway, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant. The menu is extensive and they will accommodate your dietary needs. The prices are reasonable and in the summer months they have the best deck dining for viewing the Moats. It's the go place when visiting the Mount Washington Valley!

Thank krbrook
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I were staying in the area for a few nights and decided to give Mae Kelly's a try. It is very quaint inside and you feel like you are in an Irish pub in Ireland. Our server was very friendly and informative. He answered all of our questions and was very helpful. The food was delicious. We... More 

Thank kimgus349
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This quirky place has some authentic, family, Irish recipes, along with a traditional menu. There is something for everyone here. Super friendly staff, great views of the Moat Mountain off of the back deck- where, if nice out, you can eat out there. Definitely try this place, the food is plentiful & awesome!

Thank Mary H
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited as a couple during Columbus Day weekend. Service was quick, attentive, and friendly despite a very large crowd. Walls are covered in quirky decoration with lots to look at for old and young alike. Food is standard pub fare but satisfying on a cold October evening. We were not seated on the patio, but will return in the... More 

Thank MadelineM27
Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I love to visit May Kelly's every time I visit NH,I love it for the warm welcome, the good hearty food & of course the genuine atmosphere.We were there again in Oct as a rare family gathering & it couldn't have been a more perfect venue & I shall certainly look forward very much to returning.

Thank Dwalker24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 16, Route 16, 03860, North Conway, New Hampshire, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-7005

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