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Kelly's Tavern Incorporated

11 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6504
+1 843-837-3353
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“reuben” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“patty melt” (4 reviews)
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Irish, American, Bar, Pub
11 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6504
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After an evening of fine dining in Bluffton, SC, followed by several hours of live Music at the Roating Room Lounge & Listening Room, none of us were ready to call it a night. Our friends and local guides for the weekend who live on...More

Thank Old5anDimer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great neighborhood bar with a full bar, very cold beer, and good pub food. The "big" Reuben is split for two. A good and filling meal.

Thank D Michael E
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Met the guys before the game and all 6 ordered something different and everyone thought theirs was great - piled high sandwiches with hot crisp fries are my favorite! Wash it down with a brew and off we go! Give it a try - not...More

Thank CarlSchroeder
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My wife (Author of Mile High on a Millionaire) and I wanted a down home pattys day meal. We knew this place always serves up such meals consistently so we drove from the island for a great lunch ( one to brag about) we will...More

Thank AudieSisson
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have the best cheese-steaks and pizza cheese-steak hoagies. The turkey cold cut is excellent and the cole slaw is the best in the area. Nice atmosphere (bar type but OK for children) nice service and servers.

Thank csnyder048
Reviewed 13 March 2017

had the corned beef/ rye and it was very good..........did not care for the cole slaw side as it was much too mayonnaise. bar atmosphere and seemed like a lot of regulars.....

Thank millcreek29
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Kellys has been around for a long time! It is one of Bluffton's hidden gems. great food from rubens to burgers. Has had the same staff working here for years!

Thank madmax821
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to try Kelly's since it was very close to the Hilton we were staying in. Checked reviews and didn't see any big issues. Great decision. I had a patty melt with fries. My wife had a cheeseburger with Cole slaw. Both were very good...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Owned by Paul Esposito, this tavern has great corned beef and Philly Cheese Steaks. Just behind Edwin Watts... a must for locals and visitors.

Thank ChasM8
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

No bling, definitely a pub - the rueben is absolutely the best!! Get a mini or you will wasting a lot of food.

Thank Owen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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
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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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