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218 Locust St
Sterling, IL 61081 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (815) 625-7969
YUM
91% say Yum
74 people voted
Cuisine: Mexican, Irish
Neighborhood: Sterling
Website: www.kellystavern.com

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Hours: Mon-Thu: 11am-9pm, 8am-1am, Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm, 8am-1am

Delivery
No

Payment
Accepts Credit Cards

Attire
Casual

Alcohol

Price Point
$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)

WiFi
No

Parking
Yes

Good for Kids

Reservations

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Reviews of Kelly's

review_stars 05/25/2015 - Lex
Kellys is my no.one place to go eat every Friday nite the people r great and the food is always great

review_stars 07/22/2011 - Barbara
I totally disagree with the "no flavor" comment posted....the re-fried beans are extremely flavorful and cooked on site. All the food is fabulous...best tasting food around. Go there; you won't be disappointed!!!

review_stars 08/28/2010 - ER
For the way the raved about this restaurant I was not very impressed at all. The beans didn't have much flavor...actually everything I ordered lacked seasoning. Nice people though.

review_stars 04/26/2010 - Linz
Amazing!! If you love Mexican food and a fun environment you should definitely stop there! I know many many people who come back to visit Sterling and can't leave town without eating there at least once. I traveled to mid/downstate Illinois and told people where I'm from and they know the town because of "that Irish bar with the Mexican food called Kellys." The chips and salsas are great along with the chicken enchiladas and tacos. Other favorites are the Uncle Lu's Dip and buffalo hot wings!!

review_stars 02/11/2010 - Jim Elliott
Best Irish Mexican food around. I have been going to Kelly's for over ten years, it continues to be consistently very good. The staff is great and attentive. Good for family's at lunch and dinner. One big room with a old wooden bar along on side. Always packed during lunch and dinner. Closed Sundays. I drive over 40 miles for lunch or dinner. It is worth the drive if you like Mexican style food with a twist. High quality ingredients, served hot and fresh!

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