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Kildare’s Irish Pub

18 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
+1 610-431-0770
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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18 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The pub is located on Gay street in West Chester and we were very lucky to get meter parking right outside the pub. We visited during college winter break so the younger crowd did not start showing up until after the Dueling Piano event ended...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here recently. The experience was not terrific. The place smelled overwhelmingly of bleach, even the glass ware. While smelling of bleach means its clean, it’s not the most comforting odor in a Resturant. The hostess was distracted and slow...More

Thank ATD4499
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My family and I were walking around West Chester and decided to stop here to eat lunch on a Saturday. The atmosphere is cool and it is a really nice restaurant/pub. We were seated immediately and the staff was friendly. We got burgers and they...More

Thank mfamilyof5
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really only visit this establishment on St. Patty's day. So, so much fun. Loud, entertaining, the place to be. Irish music, Irish beer! The place is packed. Get there early for breakfast and you can grab a table.

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I will say that the bartenders make good mixed drinks and the cheese fries are amazing...but if it's hot out, go somewhere else. Kildares has a DJ after 10pm Friday and Saturday's, and you will sweat your patudy off if you attempt to dance in...More

Thank oneangelnani
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This place is great for wings at night or dinner in general. For college students (even underage) this is a nice resteraunt to sit down and watch sports. This place is big into the Premier League and especially Liverpool. I've only been at night but...More

Thank Benkeys320
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Kildare's is a classic Irish Pub with a warm, inviting atmosphere and friendly waitstaff. The helpful and knowledgeable bartenders will help you navigate through the many offerings of craft beers. The food is top notch and the prices reasonable. Happy hour every weekday evening.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Spent a nice Friday late lunch on the sidewalk. Staff was efficient, and menu had a good variety of small plate items and normal lunch -- I had taco - they had onion in them -- didn't say onions on the menu..Lots of beer selections.....More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal. Never had waitstaff issues. Last night it was way too loud. That being said it was their two year anniversary, they were packed and raising money for charity. As usual they fed us amazing food and Dane recommended...More

Thank Extonvet
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Meatloaf here is an article! Giant platter sourounded by fresh steamed broccoli. In the middle 2 gigant slices of meatloaf on top of a pile of mashed potato. Topped with a Suclent Marcella sauce. Yum! What a belly buster. I only know 2 real Ladies...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 610-431-0770
  • E-mail
A good Irish pub is traditionally the cornerstone of the town. It is a place that can be a destination for multiple purposes, or no reason at all. The publican (owner) should be known to all on a handshake basis. Being involved in the community outside of the pub is a big part of this. From family lunches on the weekends to watch soccer on the big screen, to some questionable dance moves after the sun goes down, a good Irish pub has something for everyone. We have been under new ownership since July 2015 and new Executive Chef Stephanie Gray has created a great seasonal menu while keeping the traditional favorites.
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