About Kelly’s Roast Beef

Since 1951, Kelly’s Roast Beef has been delighting guests daily with our freshly prepared sandwiches, succulent seafood, crisp salads, fries, onion rings, and our legendary roast beef. With our flagship walk-up window still operating on the shores of Revere Beach, Massachusetts, Kelly’s larger, suburban dine-in and drive-thru locations are reminiscent of our 1950s history, featuring carousel horses, colorful fish tanks, Revere Beach murals and boardwalk nostalgia. Kelly’s Roast Beef has been family-owned for more than 60 years and operates five casual eateries in eastern Massachusetts.


Did You Know?

The creators of Kelly’s Roast Beef came up with the famous Original Roast Beef Sandwich. Before 1951, no one had ever heard of eating such a creation! With this revolutionary new invention, our business took off and has been running strong and growing for years. We’ve been part of local restaurant history for more than 60 years.

Since our inception, our teams have mixed up hundreds of thousands of batches of lobster salad, cooked close to one million beef roasts, and have fried millions of crisp French fries, onion rings, clams, and seafood!

The top 5 most popular menu items at Kelly’s Roast Beef are:

  • Roast Beef Sandwich – approximately one million sold per year!
  • Fried Clams
  • Fish and Chips
  • Lobster Roll
  • Hot Dog and Chicken Finger Plates

Stop by any of our locations to try our famous roast beef, seafood, or other dishes all cooked to order using fresh ingredients.