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For 2
Date
Thu, 6/21
Time
9:30 PM
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Kelsey's Restaurant, Irish Pub, Banquet Room

4.6
221 reviews
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$30 and under
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Irish
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Comfort Food
Serving Irish Hospitality in Ellicott City, MD since October 17, 1994, Kelsey's Restaurant has been family-owned and operated since the very beginning. Every day we strive to provide excellent food, courteous service, and let's not forget beverages in a friendly, neighborhood pub-style environment. NEW PRIVATE ROOM for all your catering needs! Call our event coordinator today!

Over the past 17 years, we have made every effort to live up to these standards and are proud to be known as "Your Neighborhood Meeting Place!"
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Irish, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of Operation


Brunch:

Sunday: 10:00am - 1:00pm


Full Menu:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm,
Late Night Menu 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm,
Late Night Menu 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Late Night Menu 9:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(410) 418-9076
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Brian Cardwell
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Private Party Facilities
Kelsey's is proud to offer its distinctive private dining services for your next event. Come visit our NEW PRIVATE DINING Room! Whether you are celebrating a wedding, a graduation, an anniversary, or even a cook-out, Kelsey's can customize a menu and provide and ambiance suitable for any occasion.
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Private Party Contact
Maureen McManus: (410) 418-9076
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Catering
We handle every aspect of your catering needs. Join us in our Private Room, with its own entrance, bathrooms, and bar. Seating up to 125. If not here, Kelsey's can come to you!. Just call and ask for our Catering Event Coordinator. 410-418-9076
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Normandy Shop Center Dr.
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Parking Details
Plenty of parking for your private party or dining experience!
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Entertainment
Check our website for upcoming events. www.KelseysRestaurant.com
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 221 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.2
Ambience
4.5
Value
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Best ribeye I’ve had in a while, and both of our kids loved their meals too. Daily specials look great, will be back for burger night!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

It was our first dining experience at Keksey's for all 6 of us.
The food was excellent and so was the service. We will definitely be returning.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We had a fantastic Father's Day brunch at Kelsey's. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the waitress was on the ball. Will return.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food and service was good. Very friendly, casual atmosphere. We will be returning

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

very good once again. we were there for brunch/lunch. Meat breakfast was really good

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2018

I really enjoyed the blackened shrimp tacos. I would definitely visit again.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We went for the Mother's Day dinner buffet. The food was very good, they had a great variety to choose from. The service was outstanding... I will definitely go back next year! We love Kelsey's!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Amazing corn beef, cabbage and potatoes. Just melts in your mouth!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We went to Kelsey’s for an early Mother’s Day. The shrimp salad was a little spicy but other then that the food was very good. Since it was our first time there, our waiter’s suggestions were very helpful. There were so many things on the menu that sounded good so we’ll definitely be going back.

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3.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Waitress was great. Food worth the price.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Excellent brunch! Really enjoyed the Crab Benedict.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Kelsey's is always so accommodating to our needs. As seniors we treasure every minute we spend together with friends.We especially like to meet at Kelsey for it is easy to find, good food and service. Diana was very attentive and ready to of service. Nothing was too much trouble for her.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Service was great and food was tasty

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent food!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went to the Eater Dinner buffet, and it was delicious. I'm not a buffet person, but all the food was excellent. Crab soup, shepherd's pie and meatballs were all stand-outs. Nothing here was just heated up in the back, everything here was made from scratch. Service is always friendly and drinks were never empty. Kelsey's is an Ellicott City gem.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent Easter Dinner Buffet.
We had been to Kelsey's several times for lunch which was very good so we were excited to learn about their Easter buffet. Everything was well prepared with quality ingredients not usually found at buffets. Great selection of dishes and other items from all food groups including my favorite- seafood! Crab dip, crab soup, steamed shrimp, oysters on the halfshell. Oh my! Prime rib, salmon with dill sauce and chicken marsala was great as well. We tried a little of everything and it was all good. Will absolutely go again next year.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Second time there and the food has been great. Service was was pretty good as well.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Belated St. Patrick’s Day.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Kelseys has never disappointed me. They have a warm and inviting atmosphere, and great staff. The food is the best Irish pub fare I've found around Baltimore! The corner beef poppers and Guinness mussels are absolutely mouthwatering.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Loved it! Food was delicious! Service was excellent!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

First visit to Kelsey's. We really enjoyed our experience - food was delicious and our service from Nick was great. Had to request appetizer plates though and the first 2 app plates brought had food residue in them but was quickly rectified. Real issue is that while their address is Baltimore National Pike the restaurant is not on that road but in a strip shopping center on another road off that road so the address makes it confusing to find.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

the menu is large and diverse. Classic Irish pub food is available as well as other options. The Shepard's Pie was very good and highly recommended. Mac and cheese was very nice as well. Corn and crab chowder was good but not as good as other items. Large selection of beer and wine at reasonable prices. Great place for a casual meal. Service was pleasant.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Table felt a little cramped. Food was very good and was enjoyed by all. Service was prompt and friendly.

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3.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Waitress should have more knowledge of the what is being served.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Always a great meal, lamb burger and Brussel sprouts are awesome.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The service was outstanding and the food was delicious!!!

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

We are vegan and it is so nice to have a couple vegan friendly options on the menu!

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4.0Dined on January 28, 2018

We went to Kelsey's for Brunch and we're overall pleased. Service was very attentive and accommodating. A couple people in our party were late and they were nice about it. Food was good--no complaints but nothing very special either. Portion size was good and found the pricing reasonable. We were passing through the area and were happy to stumble onto a decent place.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience! We will come back at a future date to dine at Kelsey’s.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Kelsey's is our neighborhood "Cheers". Friendly, reliably consistent. The chicken pot pie is always wonderful. The meatloaf always filling, a true "comfort food" selection and delicious. The corned beef with cabbage was beautiful, lean and perfect for Howard County Restaurant Week. Beer and wine selections were great. My friend's Cosmo was a very pretty choice. We love Kelsey's!

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Service was outstanding! The service team paid special attention to my profile for shellfish allergy and actually made a point to discuss. Turns out the person with the allergy did not make the meeting.
Food came out on time, drinks stayed replenished and waitress stayed engaged. Two of us are veggies only and the dish prepared was very tasty.
We ended up staying about 1.5 beyond our planned time and the organization did not rush us out after we paid the bill. Instead, they continued to service us and check in.
Well done. We will be back for future meetings.

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Waitress forgot our drinks but the food was great. Couldn’t hear the bar on the other half. Forgot it was even there.

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

There was nothing special or inviting about the decor. The service made up for that. Our server was very attentive. We didn’t have to wait to place our order or for our food to arrive. The restaurant was crowded at the time. The food was great too. The choices for the prix fixe menu were great.

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5.0Dined on January 11, 2018

Good food, great quality for price. Very attentive service but not annoying. Met friends that we hadn't seen for a while. Had good meal and not rushed to clear the table. Was able to visit and have conversation at a normal volume. (When was the last time you could have a regular conversation at a normal volume?). Seating comfortable. Easy to make reservations.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Bar food raised to excellence. Creative cooking too. These guys have got it figured out

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent food at a reasonable price. Never disappointed in the food quality. My only small complaint would be the price of the Guinness. It's a little more expensive than other Irish pubs.

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4.0Dined on December 21, 2017

The staff here was great and the food was absolutely delicious!! We will come back again.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Went with a group for a work celebration. Food was fantastic, atmosphere was amazing, and the staff was phenomenonal. I highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

The Rueben is fantastic. Great corned beef. Great fries. Turkey Rueben a hit too. Crab pretzel delicious. Service very good and friendly.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

The food was great - love the "new" menu (I haven't been there in a year, probably). I was so pleased with the large number of interesting salad options. Several raved about the Black and Bleu salad, and 4 of us got the salad with the fried brie wedges (because after seeing those three words next each other, we could barely look at the rest of the menu - yum). The menu is more varied than I remember it being. The dining room was clean and quiet. The lighting is great -- not too dark like many restaurants tend to be these days, but not too bright either. And it was decorated for the holidays with white lights and pointsettias, which was really lovely!

Our book club group was thoughtfully tucked in the back corner of the dining room. Our sweet and professional server even split the check for us -- a generous and helpful offer which saved us much confusion and angst! She was terrific. We will be back (with or without book club discussion). Thanks so much!!

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