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Quinlans Seafood Bar

77 High Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 662 0666
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (112 reviews)
“mushy peas” (70 reviews)
“fresh fish” (75 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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77 High Street, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I ate here this evening and had the special which was cod and chips with mushy peas and a drink. The fish was lovely and white with crispy batter and the chips were not greasy. Price was ok.

Thank Dobbsray
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Sunday, not too busy at the time, the staff were very nice in helping us park a double buggy! The squid was good, the chips were cold. The plaice was okay, not much flavour to it, and again, the...More

Thank john paul m
Reviewed 6 days ago

Huge portions, good prices (comparing to other places in Killarney), friendly staff but first of all very tasty. Fish and chips (hake fish) really good, I could eat it every day!!! Casual place, great for lunch, very central.

Thank LuJ80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place, just not great. Certainly not worth standing in line for. Food was fine. Service was fine. Atmosphere was okay. Prices are fair. BTW, there’s no alcohol.More

1  Thank Retirees0507
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Retiree0507 Thanks for your review. Glad to see that you enjoyed your meal with us at Quinlans. Providing fresh fish to our customers is our Business. There are several establishments that serve alcohol within walking distance. We do serve a 'a lovely cup of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 4 of us visited in early May, we managed to get lucky and get a table straight away, this place gets busy. We all had very nice fish and chips, I had the Coeliac Gluten free option. Shame they don't offer gluten free...More

Thank Ste_Raw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. I've been 3 times and have never been disappointed. Proper chips and fresh fish/seafood! The staff are lovely and very polite. I'll be back for a fourth visit soon!

Thank oflynnde
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello oflynnde, Thanks for your review. Very happy to see that you are a 'regular'. We appreciate your very positive comments and we hope to see you soon. REgards Liam Quinlan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great service and delicious food at a reasonable price in simple but comfortable surroundings. Can thoroughly recommend Quinlans.

Thank Suzanne M
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Suzanne M, Thanks for taking the time to review our Seafood Bar. Very happy to see that you enjoyed dining with us and we thank you for your recommendations. Regards Liam Quinlan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be warned meal time is busy so be prepared to queue. But the wait, only 10 minutes, was definitely worth it. I had sea squid and my wife had pan fried sea bass. Tasted delicious and fresh. No alcohol is served but who needs it?...More

Thank Laffo57
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Laffo57 Thanks for your very kind review. Delighted to see that you and our wife thoroughly enjoyed dining with us and that everything was to your satisfaction. Regards Liam Quinlan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel that this place may have been hyped up too much before I got there . The food was average at best .

1  Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello the plumbingmedi thanks for your review. Sorry to see that you were not completely satisfied with our efforts. Regards Liam Quinlan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited 20 minutes or so for seating in this small restaurant. It was worth the wait - the food was delicious and the service was quick. The only downside was that they don't serve alcohol, but we stopped in after at a nearby pub...More

Thank Hayelle
Niamh Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Hayelle Thanks for your positive review. Apologies for the wait but glad you thought it was worth it. We do our best to move the queue on as quickly as possible. We look forward to your return visit. Regards Liam Quinlan

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Marie B
14 January 2018|
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Response from HMCHUGH430 | Reviewed this property |
Fast casual place not sure they do reservations
michael c
14 April 2017|
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27 September 2016|
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Response from LIAM Q Q | Property representative |
Hello, I am sorry that you were not happy with your service yesterday. As you are aware my premises is small however it is not particularly busy at present so i dont see why you were not offered another seat.I will speak to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 High Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 662 0666
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Closed for Renovations from 11 Jan 2016 to the 8th Feb. Make sure to visit in feb for our re-opening specials. Tucked away on New Street in Killarney Quinlans Seafood Bar may be one of the most satisfying dining experiences around. Quinlan's is unique in Ireland as it serves Fresh Fish and Shellfish from its own boats, landed daily in County Kerry. Quinlan's Killarney and Quinlans Tralee) tempt diners with fresh seasonal fish and seafood in a casually elegant setting. Fresh Hake, Cod, Haddock, Whiting and Plaice,from Dingle bay are available throughout the year and each day a range of specials depending on what and has been landed that morning is available. If you love your seafood you must visit us to sample the best and freshest Fish and Chips, shellfish specials and 'the catch of the day'. We also do take away (order by phone) and courier delivery of smoked salmon and fresh fish (from our website). All trip advisor customers can avail of specials by quoting the TRIPADVOR1 voucher code.
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