May the Luck ‘o the Irish Be with Ye at the K-ville Hotel & Tavern

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By on March 13, 2019

It’s St. Patrick’s Day at the K-Ville Hotel & Tavern, where you can enjoy a pint and a great Irish special like bangers and mash with Guinness gravy. (That’s sausage and mashed potatoes, by the way.)

There’s always a reason to celebrate at the K-ville Hotel & Tavern in Kleinfeltersville, whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day, the First Day of Spring, or the splendor of the snow geese at the nearby Middle Creek Wildlife area.

For more than two years, the K-ville has been back and better than ever, offering a setting that is always great fun for family and friends. The wide open dining area looks out on the deck, with lots of natural light. The welcoming bar area makes everyone feel at home, and the staff is always warm and friendly.

The huge menu features homemade crab cakes, Black Diamond sirloin steak, jumbo wings and beer battered fish & chips basket, the hot beef sandwich with gravy on Texas toast, and the super-sized K-ville Salad with a choice of Black Diamond steak or grilled chicken breast. There are weekly specials, with soups, appetizers, entrees and sandwiches. Monday is Swing Night with peel & eat shrimp and wings. Tuesday is Cheesesteak Night, Wednesday is Build-A-Burger Night, and Thursday is Quesadilla Night. Fridays offer Martini specials. The chef’s specials are always a treat. Stop by to find out what the chef has cooked up for the weekend.

The story behind the rebuilt K-Ville Hotel & Tavern goes back after a devastating fire in 2015. After that, the K-ville was completely rebuilt, with a fresh white exterior, a wide open dining area, horseshoe-shaped bar and easy accessibility with a ramp. The deck offers a lovely view of the surrounding countryside.

The history of the K-ville dates back to the mid-1800s as a structure built with local brick. By 1884, an extension was added and then in the early 1900s, a third story with a mansard roof was added. It served as a hotel for cigar and brick factory workers, as well as travelers between Reading, Lancaster and Harrisburg. Rumor has it that the historic K-ville Hotel & Tavern was once a stop for presidential candidates Grover Cleveland and Adlai Stevenson.

The new building displays several artifacts from its past that were rescued by the firefighters who bravely fought the fire, for which owner Curtis Hollinger is forever grateful.

Located at 2647 Heidelberg Avenue in Kleinfeltersville, the K-ville is open Monday through Wednesday at 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 11 a.m. Be sure to check out the Facebook page for specials and the weekend entertainment schedule. To find out more, call 717-949-8413.

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