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PF McCarthy's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, ,
14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1516
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (17 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
“beef hot pot” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2017

we literally left an hour ago and i had to review it ASAP because i was so impressed with the place..Everything about this place was fantastic. Myself and my other half had our 2 boys with us(toddler and newborn),the staff are so friendly and understanding,i...More

Thank sinead l
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped in our first night in Kenmare for an early dinner because we were attracted by the lively crowd. We had such a grand time we came back the following evening. The salmon and chowder was outstanding and the following evening we tried the...More

Thank Joseph W C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a great bar/restaurant with an excellent atmosphere. It was recommended by some locals in Kenmare which says it all particularly as there are so many bars to choose from. The food was just right and the staff were all extremely friendly. I would...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If we were to review PF McCarthy's based upon our first visit, we would give it a Poor as we really didn't enjoy their chowder at lunch. We decided to give it another try for dinner because our waitress was so great and they were...More

Thank LR B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stopped in for dinner on a Wednesday at 530pm & were seated promptly. Nice place with bar, indoor & outdoor seating in the beer garden. The staff is so friendly & accommodating. We ordered the seafood stew & burger. The stew was delicious. A creamy...More

1  Thank Debra C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Classic little pub with lots of interior visual interest. Cheerful friendly service. Excellent lamb shank. A nice pause when traveling the Ring of Kerry.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

a perfect diner and convenient evening with life music, good, quick and polite service, excellent pie and beer - we certainly come back

Thank wickloewolf
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We just had burgers but really good quality. Really nice atmosphere and traditional music. There was a queue for seats in the restaurant/bar, which was packed full of tourists.

Thank annemdoran
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We enjoyed an early dinner of beef and onion pie (tasty gravy), and BBQ ribs, which were full of meat and served with a delicious sauce. The FOH staff are overworked - could have done with a few more staff to clear tables etc. Friendly...More

Thank pepe_of_perth
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here three nights on the trot really good food well cooked and served. The place is really buzzy and the staff very friendly.

Thank Mitchell L
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Questions & Answers
Jamie W
5 October 2016|
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Response from MrShankly86 | Reviewed this property |
No it's the same Pub license laws all year round. Friday & Saturday night pubs can serve till 12.30am. Rest of the week it's 11.30pm.
17 July 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hi there, We have live music every night of the week in the summer. Expect traditional music from 7-9pm and then a live band from 10.30. We also have a DJ that does an electronic set in our beer garden on Monday nights. We... More
23 December 2014|
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Response from rosie60763 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's just a pub/restaurant. Great TRAD music, food and service but that's all I can tell you about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1516
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