History of Kelly’s Roast Beef

Kelly's - 1960Since our 1951 Revere Beach, Massachusetts, origins, Kelly’s Roast Beef has expanded to include five Massachusetts locations and we’ve won numerous awards including Boston’s best lobster roll, renowned roast beef, and tastiest clam chowder. Among our media recognition, Kelly’s has gained national television attention on the Food Network’s show $40 a Day with Rachael Ray, a PBS Special called “Sandwiches You Will Like”, Saturday Night Live, and on the silver screen in Boston natives Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s movie, Good Will Hunting.


Six Decades of Family Tradition and Customer Satisfaction

Kelly's 2016Celebrating six decades of quality, customer service, and value, our historical restaurant is still a family-owned-and-operated business that continues the original philosophy of our founders. Many of Kelly’s hourly employees and managers have been with the company for more than thirty years!

All our locations are open 363 days a year, providing our valued customers with the quality and consistent standards they have come to expect over the years. When people ask, “Why is Kelly’s so famous?” our answer remains, “Because of our loyal customers.”

Healthy Food Options: Our Answer is Yes. What’s Your Question?

At Kelly’s Roast Beef, the answer is yes. Delighting guests is a must, even if it means bending over backwards. Consumers have become savvier about healthy eating options and so have we. Since our inception, we have expanded our menu with a range of delicious and healthy items all prepared to order. With crisp vegetable salads, freshly rolled wraps and sandwiches made with lean delicious meats, low-calorie seafood and ingredients delivered fresh daily, our menu items can be customized to anyone’s health-conscious or diet restricted needs. We even offer catering featuring most of our menu items.

Visit one of our five locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and enjoy a delicious meal made with the freshest ingredients.