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Kelley's Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
5076 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215-1916
+1 315-478-6773
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
5076 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215-1916
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by Kelley's for the first time for lunch while driving back to Canada. Betsy, the woman that attended us, was very very nice, supportive and honest. She dedicated a good time to help us in choosing the dishes to order,...More

Thank Fabiano B
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Great local place with friendly ambiance that makes everyone feel comfortable. Really good food for a variety of tastes with a low stress atmosphere. Food and service was Goldilocks .... not too fast, not too slow. Just right.

Thank jdillon1
Reviewed 12 April 2018

A group of us recently stopped in after a graveside service. The staff was most accomodating and thoughtful. The tavern-style menu offered what we wanted. The soups and burgers were delicious! The building is handicap accessible.

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Kelley's is a very popular bar/restaurant in a Syracuse neighborhood with a strong feeling toward friends and tradition but with a willingness to explore new menu items. You get a warm and comfortable feeling when you enter the pub area and most of the dining...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Sat in a booth for dinner on a recent Thursday night. The waitress brought white bread plates that were obviously dirty. My wife's wine glass had a big lipstick mark on it. Are you kidding? So the bartender or the waitress didn't see what I...More

Thank wisia
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I've been going to Kelley's for almost 40 years. It's always friendly, warm and easy to have a drink with friends, watch and cheer on a SU game with free popcorn or a delightful and casual comfortable spot to enjoy a delicious meal. There is...More

Thank stever401
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Was once my favorite place to hang out but a few of the bartenders are not very friendly like the old timers so I won't be going back to Kelly's as much

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stopped by in Syracuse on our road trip from Niagara Falls to Lake Placid. We got lucky to find this great place. The food was delicious. I tried the Korean Beef Taco. How unique and refreshing. Great place for kids, too. My 5 year...More

Thank Canggu
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I'm absolutely flabbergasted that Kelley's is 118 on Trip Advisor. I never write reviews for local restaurants but have to defend one of my local favorites. The food is always excellent. The menu has a blend of classic and unique items. The atmosphere is dark...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My husband and I go here almost once a month, our favorite spot is in one of the booths in the bar area. Kelley's always has unique and delicious specials that we typically order, and they have a great beer selection. If I'm not ordering...More

Thank Cdawsonbrown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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