Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub

★★★★★
  • 530 Jackson St

    San Francisco, CA 94133

    Cross street: at Columbus

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  • 415-955-1916

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I have been to Kells on four separate occasions and all in all, there are MUCH better irish bars. The bartenders cant be asked, it is uncomfortably crowded through the night, and the small stuffy dance floor is nothing to get excited

3
★★★★★

I have been to Kells on four separate occasions and all in all, there are MUCH better irish bars. The bartenders cant be asked, it is uncomfortably crowded through the night, and the small stuffy dance floor is nothing to get excited

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I love this place!!! It's a great hangout for girls, guys, singles etc. Everyone is there, it's a party upstairs and down. This is the place to dance on the tables and get funky!

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★★★★★

I love this place!!! It's a great hangout for girls, guys, singles etc. Everyone is there, it's a party upstairs and down. This is the place to dance on the tables and get funky!

Pros: Ladies get in for free!!!

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Not a good choice for dinner, especially if you want to be able to hear the people you're eating with. Too loud, service was rushed (entrees were served before starters were half-way finished) and food was only so-so at best.

3
★★★★★

Not a good choice for dinner, especially if you want to be able to hear the people you're eating with. Too loud, service was rushed (entrees were served before starters were half-way finished) and food was only so-so at best.

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Kells is a great time if you like being around desperate men all might. I have been here a couple of times, and everytime it seems like more and more guys show up. This past weekend there were probably a maximum of 15 girls and over 50

3
★★★★★

Kells is a great time if you like being around desperate men all might. I have been here a couple of times, and everytime it seems like more and more guys show up. This past weekend there were probably a maximum of 15 girls and over 50

Pros: moderately priced drinks

Cons: dudes, dudes, and more dudes

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This place is basically a bunch of sweaty guys yelling and throwing up in the bathrooms while fighting over the 30 girls in the bar. I have never seen a worse crowd at a bar in san francisco. The only redeeming quality of this place was

3
★★★★★

This place is basically a bunch of sweaty guys yelling and throwing up in the bathrooms while fighting over the 30 girls in the bar. I have never seen a worse crowd at a bar in san francisco. The only redeeming quality of this place was

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This place is all things. It has great traditional Irish fare, neighborhood happy hours with real food not just chips, and is a good place to stop on any game night. The original chef is also back so expect rich traditional dishes for

3
★★★★★

This place is all things. It has great traditional Irish fare, neighborhood happy hours with real food not just chips, and is a good place to stop on any game night. The original chef is also back so expect rich traditional dishes for

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Kells is a fun place to be overall cool staff, good music but lately they have been letting big groups of men(Brazilian especially) in and throwing the balance of men to women off BIG TIME!! that is making the ladies very aggresive and

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★★★★★

Kells is a fun place to be overall cool staff, good music but lately they have been letting big groups of men(Brazilian especially) in and throwing the balance of men to women off BIG TIME!! that is making the ladies very aggresive and

Pros: Fun place overall

Cons: Way too many men lately

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I would only recommend this place if you are looking to get harassed and physically asulted by the bar man simply for your race. This was one of the most disgusting encounters I have ever had in San Fransisco! My boyfriend (who is English

3
★★★★★

I would only recommend this place if you are looking to get harassed and physically asulted by the bar man simply for your race. This was one of the most disgusting encounters I have ever had in San Fransisco! My boyfriend (who is English

Pros: you can dance in a crouded room

Cons: you could be harrased by the staff simply because they want to

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We happened to walk by last Friday, and ended up making this our new favorite place. Fun music, and great atmosphere. Highly recommended!

3
★★★★★

We happened to walk by last Friday, and ended up making this our new favorite place. Fun music, and great atmosphere. Highly recommended!

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This bar is amazing! I've had many amazing nights at this bar! The tables are slightly wobbly, in fact, my friend broke her foot while dancing on the wobbly table! But we had a blast laughing at the situation. She will be back on the

3
★★★★★

This bar is amazing! I've had many amazing nights at this bar! The tables are slightly wobbly, in fact, my friend broke her foot while dancing on the wobbly table! But we had a blast laughing at the situation. She will be back on the

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This place if ok. Casual, and good music. Drinks are pretty decent and moderately priced. If you go with a good group of friends well then I am sure you can have fun.\r
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You can dance downstairs or upstairs, but I prefer up. People

3
★★★★★

This place if ok. Casual, and good music. Drinks are pretty decent and moderately priced. If you go with a good group of friends well then I am sure you can have fun.\r
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You can dance downstairs or upstairs, but I prefer up. People

Pros: Decent drinks.

Cons: ??

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As in what are those smells? Its a combo of sweaty people and tossed cookies. This place is fun and definitely wild which I like. The bartenders are very good in dealing with the large crowds and the patrons are very friendly. The

3
★★★★★

As in what are those smells? Its a combo of sweaty people and tossed cookies. This place is fun and definitely wild which I like. The bartenders are very good in dealing with the large crowds and the patrons are very friendly. The

Pros: Wild, Fun, Friendly

Cons: SweatyHot, Grungy

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I have been to Kells Irish Restaurant and Bar a few times now and I am not impressed. They have always seemed overpriced to me, the drinks I got there were watered down, and the food just wasnt that good. Not only that, but the scene sucks. Every time Ive been there, the place was full of depressed, lonely old men. Not the way I want to spend my evening.

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★★☆☆☆

I have been to Kells Irish Restaurant and Bar a few times now and I am not impressed. They have always seemed overpriced to me, the drinks I got there were watered down, and the food just wasnt that good. Not only that, but the scene sucks. Every time Ive been there, the place was full of depressed, lonely old men. Not the way I want to spend my evening.

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I am not sure many people know that there is a large Irish community in San Francisco. I can always go to Kells and feel like I am in Ireland. There is a great group of locals from Ireland that bring you their great sense of humor if you stop at the bar. Fun place.

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★★★★★

I am not sure many people know that there is a large Irish community in San Francisco. I can always go to Kells and feel like I am in Ireland. There is a great group of locals from Ireland that bring you their great sense of humor if you stop at the bar. Fun place.

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On a Friday night, the place was jam packed from front to back. Lots of fun people, nice guys. I you like UK accents, this is the place to mingle.

3
★★★★★

On a Friday night, the place was jam packed from front to back. Lots of fun people, nice guys. I you like UK accents, this is the place to mingle.

Pros: irish, fun, good drinks

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My friends and I hit up Kells on a Friday night and had a fun time! It was our first time there and we were pleasantly surprised to find it happening by the time we arrived (around 11). Definitely easy to meet guys for us ladies and the

3
★★★★★

My friends and I hit up Kells on a Friday night and had a fun time! It was our first time there and we were pleasantly surprised to find it happening by the time we arrived (around 11). Definitely easy to meet guys for us ladies and the

Pros: fun atmosphere, good bartenders

Cons: , unvaried crowd

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Kell used to be a great place to go out but lately the club is going down. This is just a suggestion from a guy who like to share some information. This Iris club is about % 70 guys and an average of % 30 ladies. If you are a guy and want

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★★★★★

Kell used to be a great place to go out but lately the club is going down. This is just a suggestion from a guy who like to share some information. This Iris club is about % 70 guys and an average of % 30 ladies. If you are a guy and want

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Kells used to be a place where you could drink and sing along to the music and have a great time. The past two times I have been there, I have had a horrible time. The place was too crowded, the bouncers were drunker than some of the

3
★★★★★

Kells used to be a place where you could drink and sing along to the music and have a great time. The past two times I have been there, I have had a horrible time. The place was too crowded, the bouncers were drunker than some of the

Pros: strong drinks

Cons: , angry bouncers, single CD on repeat

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My friends and I joke that when you go to Kells, you know you'll have a great time! With two levels of fun dancing music, you are guaranteed to get a workout in and meet someone.

3
★★★★★

My friends and I joke that when you go to Kells, you know you'll have a great time! With two levels of fun dancing music, you are guaranteed to get a workout in and meet someone.

Pros: Great crowd, Fun music

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I am a high-heeled, suede boot-wearing, hip-hop-loving club girl. This place is like a barn and the patrons are like farm animals, yet somehow it's all good. I absolutely loved it. It's inexplicable really. But if you let go and relax,

3
★★★★★

I am a high-heeled, suede boot-wearing, hip-hop-loving club girl. This place is like a barn and the patrons are like farm animals, yet somehow it's all good. I absolutely loved it. It's inexplicable really. But if you let go and relax,

Pros: Cute patrons, Cute staff, Dance anywhere

Cons: So crowded

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During the week, Kells is a good Irish bar with a friendly staff and good drinks. It is a good place to mingle around with friends, have a seat, and a few beers. On weekends, Kells transforms itself to a very noisy and crowded club

3
★★★★★

During the week, Kells is a good Irish bar with a friendly staff and good drinks. It is a good place to mingle around with friends, have a seat, and a few beers. On weekends, Kells transforms itself to a very noisy and crowded club

Pros: Upstairs/downstairs, Crowd, Staff

Cons: Parking (sometimes), Crowded (good too)

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People are very friendly at this bar/club. However, the club is way too crowded, too hot, and the music is so loud that it really hurts my ears.

Good place to pick up people.

3
★★★★★

People are very friendly at this bar/club. However, the club is way too crowded, too hot, and the music is so loud that it really hurts my ears.

Good place to pick up people.

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Great place for some drinks, dancing and watching a giant meat grinder in full swing (you know what I mean). Still one of my favorite place to hang out...

But what is up with that new cover????

3
★★★★★

Great place for some drinks, dancing and watching a giant meat grinder in full swing (you know what I mean). Still one of my favorite place to hang out...

But what is up with that new cover????

Pros: Music, Atmosphere, Dancing

Cons: Cover, Cover, Meathead guys

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always a good time, good music, moderately priced drinks, great upstairs and downstairs atmosphere. . . a keeper!

3
★★★★★

always a good time, good music, moderately priced drinks, great upstairs and downstairs atmosphere. . . a keeper!

Pros: singles scene, good music

Cons: croweded

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Too crowded. Kells used to be a fun bar - cheesy but catchy music, good atmosphere, friendly crowd - but as of late it has been so overcrowded that it is impossible to move inside the place, much less have a good time there.

3
★★★★★

Too crowded. Kells used to be a fun bar - cheesy but catchy music, good atmosphere, friendly crowd - but as of late it has been so overcrowded that it is impossible to move inside the place, much less have a good time there.

Pros: fun crowd

Cons: too crowded, hard to get a drink

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This used to be a fun bar until they started charging cover the last week in Sept. It must be for the live band, no they don't have that. Maybe it is for the DJ they have, no they don't have that either they just replay the same CD each

3
★★★★★

This used to be a fun bar until they started charging cover the last week in Sept. It must be for the live band, no they don't have that. Maybe it is for the DJ they have, no they don't have that either they just replay the same CD each

Cons: over crowded, cover charge

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Kell's is a great place to go with a group of friends, grab some drinks and sing your favorite songs. The classics: John Denver, Neil Diamond, Digital Underground, Sir Mixalot...So much fun!

3
★★★★★

Kell's is a great place to go with a group of friends, grab some drinks and sing your favorite songs. The classics: John Denver, Neil Diamond, Digital Underground, Sir Mixalot...So much fun!

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Kells combines a relaxed dining atmosphere with a casual bar scene.

 

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