"... the perfect balance of Irish hospitality & fun atmosphere."
Established in 1978 and located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington DC, Kelly’s Irish Times is one of the most celebrated pubs in America. Offering patrons the perfect balance of quaint Irish hospitality and a fun atmosphere, Kelly’s was named one of the best bars in America by Esquire Magazine in 2014 has been touted as one of the country’s top 10 Irish pubs by USA Today, Gayot.com, FOX News and MSN.com.
In addition to a large selection of draft beers, Irish whiskeys and a full bar, Kelly’s also boasts an impressive food menu. Highlights include regional classics like Guinness Irish Stew and Corned Beef & Cabbage as well as more contemporary American fare like Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders and New England Clam Chowder.
In early 2015 owner Brendan Kelly unveiled a brand new whiskey bar, which boasts a well-rounded menu of 23 Irish Whiskeys, 29 Kentucky Bourbons, 22 varieties of Scotch and 16 Ryes.
Kelly’s Irish Times is located at 14 F Street, NW in Washington DC.
Popular Events Hosted at
Kelly's Irish Times:
Happy Hour, Monday–Friday 4–7pm
Police Week (May annually)
United Social Sports Leagues
St. Patrick’s Day
Official New England Patriots Fan Club of DC
Official Penn State Watch Bar of DC
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Private Events page.