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McLeary's

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121/122 Parade Quay | 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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Alamo, CA
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, food and service here. We had steak which was tender and perfectly prepared. Very attentive service. A great find!

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Thank Msmelful
Waterford, Ireland
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Gorgeous food. Great service and staff. You really can't go wrong here. Great value for money. 100% recommended.

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Thank Lillymonk
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband and I travelled from Dublin to meet our friends Mags and Tom.we had a table booked for 6.30 and the restraunt was busy. We all had starters followed by steaks which were cooked to perfection! Chicken was our waiter and we had excellent service throughout our meal. Desserts were to die for, especially the bread and butter pudding... More 

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Waterford
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

When we want to treat ourselves Mcleary's always tops the list.without doubt one of the finest Restaurants we've ever dined in. As always the hosting is spot on and the staff manage the perfect balance between good service or "over attention " well done to all.Dont usually go for all three courses but here " you just got to lol... More 

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1 Thank truthteller21
Dunmore East, Ireland
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390 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

McLearys is a popular restaurant with locals and stretches across two floors in its new setting which is on the Quay, a few hundred metres from its original location whose facade appears on Trip Advisor and thus is out of date. The food is tasty and te service is good but nothing particularly out of the ordinary. Having said that,... More 

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Thank DominicDeBurca
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Got two chowder's and two steaks here 2 nights ago. Chowder was good and the wine was nice but the situation with our steaks was nothing more than a disgrace. My girlfriends steak was completely over cooked to the point that it was no longer edible. She tried to eat it (even I tried) but it wasn't possible so it... More 

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Monaghan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

5 of us went here for a meal starters were great the black pudding starter is big enough for two the mains were cooked to perfection we had a mix of steak and fish all top class the staff are brill and very helpful don't be afraid to try new dishes i tried a small sample of the monk fish... More 

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2 Thank bobq1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great all round evening. Staff were tremendous and the food was beautiful. Steak was cooked to perfection.

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

On the occasion of one of our daughter's graduation, we went to McCleary's and a most enjoyable meal in pleasant and clean surroundings. The serving staff were excellent and the pace of the meal was spot on. The toilet facilities are excellent and all in all we would have no hesitation in recommending McCleary's for that special occasion or for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We had a family meal here and really enjoyed the atmosphere and good food. Highlight was the attentive waiter who noticed my son was not well and packaged his dinner up as a take away. Salmon steak was the highlight!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay | 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?