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Kelley's Bar & Restaurant

5076 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215-1916
+1 315-478-6773
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“fish tacos” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5076 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215-1916
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Kelley's for over twenty years. Whether going there with a large party for dinner or just stopping in for a quick beer, I've never been disappointed. Food, service, and atmosphere are all superior. The Kelley family is as nice as they...More

Thank MiloIsKing
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We used to go to Kelley's for birthday dinners and just the heck of it about five or six times every year. The last few times, there have been problems with the food ranging from a burger cooked well on one side and medium rare...More

Thank snowball6655
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Went with a group of 6. It was a 50/ 50 mix of who enjoyed their food. I was lucky, the chicken riggies were delicious! Meatloaf was enjoyed by 2 of the guys and the beef brisket by another was not. A salad was average...More

Thank reynoldsrac
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We came for lunch and were seated in the bar (no problem), but were placed in a booth tucked in an alcove. There were other tables available but we didn't want to complain. Once we were seated, our waiter, Jon, (who was also the bartender)...More

Thank geejam
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Kelley's was a great choice for a business meeting just outside of Syracuse on Onondaga Hill. The service was outstanding. The chicken riggies were amazing! It is the perfect place for meetings as it is not too noisy although I am sure later in the...More

1  Thank Jatracy3
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a comfortable, fun neighborhood tavern/ restaurant with a great selection of craft beers and delicious wines by the glass. The Happy Hours have finger foods including pizzas. A full bar with friendly regulars are part of the atmosphere. The dinner menu offers a...More

3  Thank mmkathnp
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Kelleys in irish pub'restaurant. Now im a fullblooded irishman so i may be jaded. The bar has a great neighborhood feel to it. I have eaten there 3 times with only one iffy experience. I highly recommend the salmon cobb salad. Its a meal in...More

Thank irishwillcny
Reviewed 12 August 2015

A neighborhood favorite, excellent bar, family owned and operated. Food is great, service is great, just a nice experience. Upstairs has been redone and looks great.

1  Thank orangeallin
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Kelleys is a great spot for a Friday night fish fry and drinks. I have not been here in a few years and was not disappointed. Waiting time for a table on a Friday night may be the only issue but the owner very friendly...More

3  Thank AlamosJude
Reviewed 22 June 2015

My husband and I have never been a big fan of Kelley's, but we decided to give it another try. What a mistake!! On our way up the stairs to our table, a busboy had somehow decided that the best place for his bus pan...More

Thank mberga25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5076 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215-1916
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-478-6773
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