When you’re heading over the bridge from Ocean City and seeking out a spot for dinner and drinks, Josie Kelly’s Public House should come to mind. Authentic Irish fare, a warm and welcoming atmosphere and top-notch adult beverage offerings make this mainland eatery a sure bet. If your appetite and interest aren’t piqued enough, read on for five great reasons to stop into Josie Kelly’s Public House today.
Tempting Irish Cuisine of a Wide Array
If you’re a fan of Irish food (or just sensational food, in general!), making your way to Josie Kelly’s Public House for brunch, lunch or dinner is an excellent dining plan to have. Some of the not-to-be-missed culinary dishes include the corned beef Reuben sandwich, fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, Irish breakfast, Irish Benedict and so much more. Take a peek at the brunch, lunch and dinner menus and decide which meal you’ll be heading to Josie Kelly’s to indulge in.
Full Bar with Irish Drink Specialties
When you dine at Josie Kelly’s Public House, ordering up your favorite Irish adult beverage is highly recommended. From Jameson, Bushmills and other tempting whiskey offerings to Guinness, Harp and additional beer options, the knowledgeable bartenders at Josie Kelly’s will be able to help you out and serve your drink of choice. Other must-try drinks include the hand-crafted cocktails, such as the Maple Walnut Old Fashioned, Pumpkin Spice Sangria and Bourbon Cherry Bomb, to name a few. For the wine sippers of the crowd, don’t worry, as you’ll find your ideal beverage offering at Josie Kelly’s, too.
Warm and Inviting Atmosphere Makes Josie Kelly’s Feel Like Home
The exterior of Josie Kelly’s Public House, with its proper Irish pub sign promising “food, drink and good times,” is sure to draw you in. Add in the inviting vibe of the interior, and you have yourself a comfortable and welcoming dining establishment, which you may not want to leave too soon! Take a seat at one of the many tables or grab a stool at the expansive bar to indulge in fabulous food and drink options, as well as to partake in the camaraderie you’re likely to experience alongside your fellow diners and sippers.
Roster Filled with Exciting Events Throughout the Year
Not only is Josie Kelly’s the spot for dining and drinking options galore, but it’s also a great place to enjoy a wide variety of events held throughout the year. From live music to sporting event viewing, you’re not going to get bored with any of the events held at this popular Somers Point restaurant. The next big event at Josie Kelly’s, the Burns Night Supper featuring an evening of poetry, bagpipes, scotch whisky and haggis, will unfold on Friday, January 25, at 7 p.m.
Convenient Location and Generous Amount of Parking Available
Another wonderful reason to dine and sip at Josie Kelly’s Public House is that the Somers Point establishment is perfectly situated right over the 9th Street bridge from Ocean City. Those who live on the island, in other parts of Somers Point or in Linwood, can get to the restaurant with ease. Add in the fact that there is a generously-sized parking lot, and you have a spot which is easy to reach and even easier to find a place to park your car while you’re inside enjoying the Irish food and festivities which Josie Kelly’s Public House offers to the community.
Josie Kelly’s Public House is located at 908 Shore Road in Somers Point and open for business Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.–midnight, Friday, 11 a.m.–2 a.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 a.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.–midnight.
Photos credit: Josie Kelly’s Public House