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Kilkenny's Public House

€€ - €€€American, Irish,
400 W Front St, Below North Peak, Traverse City, MI 49684-2800
+1 231-941-7527
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“irish pub” (4 reviews)
“north peak” (7 reviews)
“cover charge” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
400 W Front St, Below North Peak, Traverse City, MI 49684-2800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there after a day of running errands and shopping. We both just wanted some food and drink, and a relaxing atmosphere, and this fit the bill nicely. As an Irish pub, it had a nice selection of Irish whiskies, bourbons and scotch. Plus...More

Thank Jamerz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were actually upstairs at a brewery and decided to swing by on our way out. As luck would have it this place is absolutely wonderful. I loved the decor, it was very unique and cozy. There are a couple of fireplace seating areas as...More

Thank Teena_J
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is probably the best place for a little bit of night life in Traverse city. However, It does get extremely packed and the alcohol quality is pretty bad. Music is alright.

Thank jessm531
Reviewed 7 August 2017

So dark and dimly lit, we were not even sure the place was open. Only 1 person in the place at 500p. Didn't even bother to sit down. We bailed. NIOT what one expects from an Irish pub.

Thank tedcrawford
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Kilkenny 's is a great spot to share drinks with friends and family. Is a lot bigger than I thought it would be, having a couple different rooms. It has kind of a cave feeling , but I liked it. It has a full bar...More

Thank jill k
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Kilkenny's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you for the great review jill k!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went to Kilkenny's Pub to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day! We ate a few lighter items, potato skins and awesome bowls of soup. The place was festive and the crowd very happy. The bartenders to keep in ths spirit of the day had kilts and...More

Thank Patrick F
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Kilkenny's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

What better day to visit us than St. Patrick's Day!! We are glad you enjoyed yourself and the experience we have created!

Reviewed 18 January 2017

I came here on a saturday and they had an excellent live band going. People here are down to dance so it was fun for the whole bachelor party. Decent beer pricing and a selection that includes brews from North Peak brewery above it. The...More

Thank Michal F
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Kilkenny's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Michal, What a small world! Thank you to you and your party for joining us! We were very happy to have you. We hope you'll join us again when you're in the area! Thanks for enjoying a night with us. Cheers!

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy! Sat in the bar area. Had the best young bartender. He helped us choose our Tuesday beer special. We also had dinner. He served that and stopped back to check on us. We will be back.

Thank pam r
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while we were waiting to be seated for dinner. We waited over 10 minutes for someone to acknowledge we were there and then another long wait to get our drinks. Never saw the waitress again the rest of the time we were there...More

Thank DonaldMcGehee
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

When we walked in the guy checking for id was RUDE!! We left and went somewhere else. Will never go back.

Thank lindseylo3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 W Front St, Below North Peak, Traverse City, MI 49684-2800
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7527
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