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Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3507
+1 503-227-4057
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (39 reviews)
“lamb stew” (19 reviews)
“irish nachos” (13 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3507
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1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful service, excellent food, craft beer made in their own brewery. Very tasty, our server was wonderful. Only problem was they cranked up the music which got too loud.

Thank DorasCuilTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the atmosphere and live music. I got the Irish nachoes they are delicious and gluten free and more than enough for three people to share.

Thank konicajoy
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had the Shepherd's Pie. Excellent. It is reasonable priced and the service was good at the time we were there - mid afternoon.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We stopped in here for Happy Hour before dinner. Their hummus was the best we've ever had - so tasty! But everything we ordered was great - wings, fries, and entire hummus platter. Our server was constantly checking on us and offered small samples of...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The experience was great! Just what an Irish pub should be. The live music was a real treat and unexpected!

Thank mcmurdomike
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Had dinner here; it was busy, but not crazy. Staff was super helpful. You should definitely ask your server about the dollars on the ceiling, and add one of your own! Food was very good. It's a place I'd happily return to again.

Thank jschombe
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We had been going to the Brewery Pub on 21st, but we opted to visit the one on 2nd avenue. It was around 5:30 and there were lots of seats to choose from. It did start filling up pretty fast around 6pm. I ordered the...More

Thank apilgriminprogress
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Eclectic and actually has good food. The bar is fun with dollars on the ceiling. It gets pretty crowed, but the music and staff are fun.

1  Thank J A
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner tonight, the food was served hot and fresh. And super tasty. We had the Cornbeef and cabbage, bangers and mash, curry chicken and shepherd's pie. All meals were brilliant, and very good proportion sizes. The waiter was very attentive and just a a...More

1  Thank Tillie05
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Great whiskey selection. The Guinness is perfect and they have live music at night. If you are looking for a pub in Portland then you have come to the right place

1  Thank Jeffrey S
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from herewego6366 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, good food but ask about veggie menu.
Don S
12 December 2015|
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Response from RouxTheDay | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer your question directly. I walked, but Kells is within a block or two of the green/orange and red/blue Max lines, so it's relatively accessible from almost anywhere in Portland.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3507
  • Public Transportation: 1st and Oak and Skidmore on Max Line
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Old Town - Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town - Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-4057
  • E-mail
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